Most visitors to Oxford start by dropping in to the Oxford Tourist Information office. Another popular way to get familiar with the city is to take either a walking tour or a bus tour. The main operator of bus tours in oxford is Oxford city sightseeing which also operates similar services in many other cities around the world. If you would like to try something a little different there is also a ghost tour in oxford - more info at www.ghosttrail.org. There is also a free walking tour provided by footprints tours which you will not hear about at the Oxford Tourist Information office as they only recommend tours run by the county council - For details see the links below.
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Oxford Literary Festival
(Mon 16th Mar, 2015)
The Oxford Literary Festival offers a range of talks, discussions, debates, readings and lunches from authors and literary heroes. The main location is Christ Church college.
Blenheim Easter Egg Challenge
(Wed 22nd Apr, 2015)
Annual Easter Egg Challenge at Blenheim Palace, including face painting and family fun.
May Day Celebrations 6am
(Fri 01st May, 2015)
Spectators gather in their thousands to hear the choir of Magdalen College sing in the new May dawn from the top of their chapel tower.