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Visit the Visit Oxfordshire website for information about where to stay and what to see and do for visitors to Oxford.
Visit our Events in Oxford pages to find out about upcoming events in Oxford and even add your own event to our online events calendar.
Visit the Oxford Inspires website for more details of entertainment and events in the region.
Daily Info Oxford also has a good weekly events calendar. Visit the What's On pages of the Daily Info website for a full list of events, shows and activities.
Oxford also plays host a range of excellent festivals, showcasing world-class Jazz, Folk, Science, Literature and Dance. Oxford City Guide provides a useful list of these.
Visit our Events at Oxford Town Hall page to find out about upcoming events.
Visit The North Wall website for a varied programme of theatre and music events, and art exhibitions at the Summertown based arts centre.
The Ashmolean Museum is one of the greatest museums in the world. It was the first museum in the world to open its doors to the public when it officially opened in 1683. Visit the Ashmolean Museum website to find out about the art and archaeology exhibitions on display.
The Museum of Oxford is an essential starting point to discover the fascinating history of the City and University. The story of Oxford is brought to life through original artefacts, college treasures and period room settings from pre-historic times up to the 20th Century. Visit our Museum of Oxford pages for full details of upcoming exhibitions and events.
Oxford Castle Unlocked gives you the chance to find out the secrets of Oxford Castle revealing episodes of violence, executions, great escapes, betrayal and even romance. Walk through these ancient buildings and experience the stories that connect the real people to these extraordinary events. Visit the Oxford Castle Unlocked website for full details.
The Pitt Rivers Museum displays anthropological, archaeological and ethnographic objects from all parts of the world. Visit the Pitt Rivers Museum website for full details.
The Oxford University Museum of Natural History houses the University's scientific collections of zoological, entomological and geological specimens. Among its most famous features are the Oxfordshire dinosaurs, the dodo, and the swifts in the tower. Visit the Oxford University Museum of Natural History website for more information.
The Museum of the History of Science houses an unrivalled collection of historic scientific instruments. Visit the Oxford Museum of the History of Science website for more details.
The Oxford University Press Museum traces the history of Oxford University's involvement in printing and publishing from the 15th century to the present day. All visitors to the museum should book a tour in advance. Visit the Oxford University Press website for full details.
The Story Museum are currently operating as a virtual museum but are working hard to create a museum of children's literature and storytelling in the heart of Oxford. Visit The Story Museum website for full details.
The Bate Collection is one of the most magnificent collections of musical instruments in the world. Visit the Bate Collection website for full details.
The Oxford Castle Complex is home to numerous restaurants and bars, the old prison which is now a stylish hotel, the Oxford Castle Unlocked museum and even an art gallery. Visit the Oxford Castle website for full details of what's on offer at one of Oxford's most vibrant entertainment areas.
The Botanic Garden is a collection of 7,000 different types of plant, making it the most compact yet diverse collection of plants in the World. Visit the Oxford Botanic Garden website for full details, including opening times and events.
Science Oxford Live is Oxfordshire's cultural centre for science and enterprise.
The centre offers a varied experience of science for visitors of all ages. Visit the Science Oxford Live website for full details.
Oxford has an incredibly vibrant music scene, thanks to a diverse range of orchestras, venues and companies, including:
The Oxford Academy on Cowley Road hosts live music from both international and home-grown bands. Visit the Oxford Academy website to see who is playing in the coming months.
Oxford also has a thriving local bands music scene. The following venues are well renowned for their live music nights:
Oxford always comes up with something to suit all tastes. You can see all the concerts being performed in Oxford this month on the Daily Info website.
The Gallery at Oxford Town Hall regularly has fantastic exhibitions on display. The Gallery is a versatile multi-functional space suitable for art displays, exhibitions, product launches and small trade fairs. Visit our Gallery pages for full details of upcoming exhibitions, events and room hire.
Modern Art Oxford is one the best spaces in Britain for seeing new developments in contemporary art. Visit the Modern Art Oxford website to see details of all the latest events and exhibitions.
Arts at The Old Fire Station opened in October 2011 following the redevelopment of Oxford's Old Fire Station. The organisation supports emerging artists to create and showcase work.
The Sarah Wiseman Gallery opened in 1998, in Summertown, the thriving cosmopolitan area of north Oxford. The gallery quickly established itself as a leading space for contemporary art in Oxford and has been driven forward by Sarah's commitment, energy and keen eye. The collections reflect the gallery's innate passion for contemporary art. They work directly with all their artists and have an in-depth knowledge of their ideas and working practices. Their ethos remains consistent; to discover new talent, represent established artists and give people in Oxford a view of the amazing contemporary artists working in the UK today. Their collections include painting, printmaking, ceramics, glass, jewellery and high quality crafts; they offer framing services, art consultancy, and can arrange artist's commissions.
The Christ Church Picture Gallery holds an important collection of around 200 Old Master paintings and nearly 2,000 drawings. Visit the Christ Church Picture Gallery website for current exhibitions and opening hours.
The Meller Merceux Gallery on the High Street is an Art Gallery show casing significant modern and contemporary artwork.
OVADA (Oxfordshire Visual Arts Development Agency) exists to facilitate and promote access to high quality visual arts for all the residents of and visitors to Oxfordshire.
The O3 Gallery at the Oxford Castle presents a dynamic programme of selling exhibitions by regional artists, offering the very best contemporary visual and applied arts.
The gallery is open to the public throughout the year and has no admission fee.
Visit the Oxford Odeon Cinema website for all the latest show times for your favourite movie block busters. There are two Odeon Cinema sites in Oxford city centre. The first is on George Street and the second on Magdalen Street.
Alternatively, visit the Vue Cinema website for the latest show times there. The Vue Cinema can be found in the Ozone Leisure Complex in Blackbird Leys.
Visit the Oxford Phoenix Picturehouse website for the best in art house cinema and all those lesser known foreign movies. This cinema is located on Walton Street in Jericho.
Visit the Ultimate Picture Palace website for screenings of a variety of international, classic and cult cinema. This cinema can be found on Jeune Street, just off Cowley Road.
For all the information you need to know about restaurants and cafes in Oxford, visit the comprehensive Daily Info Restaurant and Cafe Guide.
For a full list of pubs and clubs in Oxford City centre and East Oxford, visit the A Great Night Out pages of the Nightsafe website and use the links provided.
Visit our Visiting Oxford page for full details of shopping opportunities in Oxford.
We welcome most street entertainers and feel they add a lot to the street scene in Oxford. To help buskers and entertainers and to avoid complaints we have introduced a permit scheme and produced a code of practice for busking. We have also designated street entertainment areas. Visit our Busking and Street Entertainment page for full details.
Visit the Oxford United Football Club website to find out how the U's are doing and to buy tickets for upcoming fixtures. Oxford United play at the Kassam stadium, located in Blackbird Leys in the south of the city.
Visit the Oxford Stars Ice Hockey website for details of their results and fixtures. The Stars play their home games at the Oxford Ice Rink in Oxpens.
Visit the Oxford Rugby Football Club website.
London Welsh Rugby Club are based at The Kassam Stadium in Oxford.
Visit our Tourism, Culture and Sport Links page for useful links to other websites relating to entertainment.
For information about licensing, visit our Licensing pages.
Page last updated 21 January 2013