Planes, trains, boats & automobiles

Browse our guide to the best events featuring Planes, Trains, Boats, Automobiles and Motor Cycles in Oxford and across Oxfordshire.

The Oxford Cambridge Boat Race 2023

The Boat Race, the annual rowing contest between crews from Oxford and Cambridge University Boat Clubs, will take place on Sunday, 26 March 2023, at its celebrated Championship Course on the River Thames in London.


Bicester Heritage April 2023 Scramble

Bicester Heritage Former RAF Bicester, Buckingham Road, Bicester, Oxfordshire

A sell-out in record time in 2022, the Bicester Heritage April Scramble is always a special family- and dog-friendly laid-back Sunday in spring, in the company of some spectacular machines, with fresh air aplenty.


Abingdon Air and Country Show 2023

Abingdon Airfield (RAF Abingdon) Honeybotton Lane, Dry Sandford, Abingdon, Oxfordshire

From flying displays to static aircraft displays, as well as a great mix of re-enactment stalls, classic cars, country fayre, and arts and craft stalls – the Abingdon Air and Country Show has something for everybody.

£6.00 – £20.00

The Royal International Air Tattoo 2023

RAF Fairford, Gloucestershire Horcott Road, Fairford, Gloucestershire

The Air Tattoo returns this summer with the thrilling sights and sounds of several hundred aircraft of all shapes and sizes, from all eras and countries of the world, gathering for this unique adrenalin-fuelled occasion.

From £34.00

Thames Traditional Boat Festival 2023

Fawley Meadows, Henley-on-Thames Fawley Meadows, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire

“The Trad” is the largest gathering of classic river craft in the world, and with the Dunkirk Little Ships dressed overall.

£8.00 – £40.00

Bicester Heritage October 2023 Scramble

Bicester Heritage Former RAF Bicester, Buckingham Road, Bicester, Oxfordshire

Explore the historic motoring hub and take a glimpse behind the doors of 47 industry-leading specialists, allowing behind-the-scenes access to their showrooms and workshops – a guaranteed fun day out for the whole family.