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October 2022

October 7 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Mr Dickens Is Coming!

Oxford Oxfordshire United Kingdom
General Admission: GBP15.00

Mr Dickens is Coming is a vibrant and energetic journey through the life and works of Charles Dickens written and performed by his great great grandson Gerald Dickens. Featuring excerpts from novels, characters, letters, diary extracts as well as a 21st Century view, Mr Dickens is Coming! has delighted audience all over the world. Booking: https://go.evvnt.com/1352098-2?pid=10037 Venue details: Abingdon Baptist Church, 35 Ock Street, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, England, OX14 5AG, United Kingdom Category: Arts | Performing Arts | Theatre Price: General…

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October 7 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Poppy’s Playhouse

Oxford Oxfordshire United Kingdom
£11 – £15

Prepare to be teased, titillated, and a little bit tormented by our riveting roster of Sideshow, Gorelesque, and Dark Cabaret! Join us for an evening of tongue-in-cheek chaos and bloodthirsty campness that’s terrific and terrible in all the best ways. Featuring: Lou Safire Born somewhere between London and Hell, international vaudevillian Lou Safire has been strutting their stuff across the world since 2008 as well as television and film appearances. Voted in The Top 50 Burlesque performers in the world…

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October 8 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Family Day at the Science Oxford Centre

Oxford Oxfordshire United Kingdom
£3 – £7.50

Visit the Science Oxford Centre for a unique family experience this autumn. Explore, discover and play in the Exploration Zone, where children and grown-ups alike have fun experimenting with interactive exhibits – create and test flying designs at the Air Table, build a giant magnetic ball run, and see what’s hot and what’s not with the Curious Camera. With 15 acres of woodland and ponds, there’s plenty to explore outside too. Thanks to Operation Earth, you can now pick up…

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October 8 @ 3:00 pm - October 9 @ 6:40 pm

Congregation – let a mysterious sonic orb lead you through Oxford

Oxford Oxfordshire United Kingdom
£ per sphere5

Ticket prices: £5 per sphere, up to 4 people sharing Times: Sat 8th Oct & Sun 9th Oct, 3pm & 6pm both days, 40 mins Let a sonic sphere nestle in your hands and take you on a journey to a secret location, guiding you by sound alone. Seemingly possessed of its own mind it guides you through familiar and unfamiliar terrain. Can you keep the sphere ‘happy’ by going in the right direction? In return the sphere will lead…

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October 13 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Funhouse Comedy Club – Comedy Night in Cirencester

Oxford Oxfordshire United Kingdom
£12.50

Funhouse Comedy Club returns to The Kings Head Hotel, Cirencester on Thursday October 13th for another night full of laughter. Topping the bill is the exciting and energetic Vince Atta, who recently supported Jason Manford. Using a multi-track looper and pedals, Vince creates live on the spot Hip-Hop/Reggae/Techno/anything, hilariously fusing it with natural stand-up, storytelling and characters, creating the most infectious songs you're ever likely to hear and going down a storm with audiences all over the UK. Opening the…

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October 15 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Family Day at the Science Oxford Centre

Oxford Oxfordshire United Kingdom
£ per person7.50

Visit the Science Oxford Centre for a unique family experience this autumn. Explore, discover and play in the Exploration Zone, where children and grown-ups alike have fun experimenting with interactive exhibits – create and test flying designs at the Air Table, build a giant magnetic ball run, and see what’s hot and what’s not with the Curious Camera. With 15 acres of woodland and ponds, there’s plenty to explore outside too. Thanks to Operation Earth, you can now pick up…

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October 15 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Pond dipping at the Science Oxford Centre

Oxford Oxfordshire United Kingdom
£ per club ticket (included adult/s)10

Curious adventurers can explore and investigate the woodland surrounding the Science Oxford Centre every month in our guided workshops. This month, try pond dipping and discover an amazing aquatic eco-system! Spot and identify newts, water beetles, pond-snails, dragonfly larvae or water boatmen and get up close with a magnifying glass. How does the food chain work, who eats who and which crazy creature comes out on top in pond-life! At Nature Lab you will be making the most of the…

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October 16 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Oxford Half Marathon 2022

Oxford Oxfordshire United Kingdom
£51

Founded in 2010, the Oxford Half has become a firm favourite in the UK sporting calendar. Runners will take on the flat 13.1 mile route that begins in the city centre and passes through Old Marston village, the River Cherwell, Oxford University’s impressive Lady Margaret Hall, before finally finishing on Parks Road. Live bands and DJs will keep runners entertained all along the route - no need for headphones! After the race, finishers can kick back and soak up the…

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October 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Book Launch: How to be a Tarot Card (or a Teenager) by Jennifer McGowan

Oxford Oxfordshire United Kingdom
FREE

Join poet Jennifer A McGowan as she celebrates the launch of her second full poetry collection, How to be a Tarot Card (or A Teenager) at the Oxford Poetry Library. Taking one of the major Arcana of Tarot as the starting point for each of the poems, Jennifer A McGowan explores the joys and angst of adolescence, her father’s falling out with the military, and many other themes in between. The tarot has been used to play games since the…

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October 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Crick Crack Club at The Story Museum: The Girl in the Dog

Oxford Oxfordshire United Kingdom
£12

Every month the Crick Crack Club bring live storytelling shows to The Story Museum. These are intriguing, intimate live events, featuring some of the UK’s finest storytellers. Filled with all the wild epic, twisted mythology, ancient folklore and bizarre comedy you could wish for, our Fairytales for Grown-ups are told after dark at the museum. The Girl in the Dog - performance storytelling by Jan Blake A stranger walks into town, A forbidden chamber is filled with hair, A girl…

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October 22 @ 8:30 am - 7:30 pm

Tales from Screaming Spires

Oxford Oxfordshire United Kingdom
£10

Tales from Screaming Spires, Saturday 22/10/22, in Oxford at the West Oxford Community Centre TTRPG & Boardgames Mini-con with a Horror & Mystery theme (Age 15+) Supporting charity Homeless Oxfordshire (all profits after hall hire covered). £10 entry, only cash taken on day, register & pay online via Warhorn https://warhorn.net/events/tales-from-screaming-spires TTRPG sessions can be booked online via Warhorn also (recommended as limited spaces). Event runs from 8:30am to 7:30pm 18 sessions of TTRPGs: Kult Divinity Lost, Alien the Role Playing…

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October 22 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Half Term Family Day at the Science Oxford Centre

Oxford Oxfordshire United Kingdom
£3 – £7.50

Visit the Science Oxford Centre for spookily fun science and woodland pumpkin trail for all the family this half term. Explore, discover and play in the Exploration Zone, where children and grown-ups alike have fun experimenting with interactive exhibits; create and test flying ghouls at the Air Table, magically send material (or is it ectoplasm?) flying through the pipework at the Scarf Shooter, and see the world change before your very eyes with our Curious Camera. Go on a Pumpkin…

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October 22 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Dancin’ Oxford’s FAM JAM

Oxford Oxfordshire United Kingdom
Pay What `You Can

FAM JAM is a family disco, with a live DJ. There are loads of fun and games for all the family. There’s even face painting! Come and dance, have fun and make new friends – everyone’s welcome. Pay what you can. No need to book – just turn up! Email Rachel at familydanceoxford@gmail.com for any questions.

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October 22 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Dancin’ Oxford’s FAM JAM

Oxford Oxfordshire United Kingdom
Pay What You Can

FAM JAM is a family disco, with a live DJ. There are loads of fun and games for all the family. There’s even face painting! Come and dance, have fun and make new friends – everyone’s welcome. Pay what you can. No need to book – just turn up! Email Rachel at familydanceoxford@gmail.com for any questions.

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October 23 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

vOx Chamber Choir Sings Vaughan Williams and Howells – Conducted by David Crown

Oxford Oxfordshire United Kingdom
£5 – £18

vOx Chamber Choir presents. An all-English Concert: Vaughan Williams Mass in G Minor and Howells Requiem Venue: St Michael at the North Gate Church, Cornmarket Street, Oxford OX1 3EY Tickets: http://www.wegottickets.com/event/558596

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October 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Half Term Family day at the Science Oxford Centre

Oxford Oxfordshire United Kingdom
£3 – £7.50

Visit the Science Oxford Centre for spookily fun science and woodland pumpkin trail for all the family this half term. Explore, discover and play in the Exploration Zone, where children and grown-ups alike have fun experimenting with interactive exhibits; create and test flying ghouls at the Air Table, magically send material (or is it ectoplasm?) flying through the pipework at the Scarf Shooter, and see the world change before your very eyes with our Curious Camera. Go on a Pumpkin…

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October 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Half Term Science Club – Brain Power

Oxford Oxfordshire United Kingdom
£ per club ticket (included adult/s)10

Brains. Spookily clever science to blow your mind! See pictures of real brain scans and try the ‘Stroop’ colour and word test – fun for adults too! Not only that, discover how nerves work through play, and even learn a basic new language. Brainiacs can make a paper ‘brain hat’ to take home for Halloween – how about a brain-eating zombie costume? 10.00AM - 11.30AM 12.30PM - 2.00PM 3.00PM - 4.30PM Suitable for ages 5–9 Includes access to the woodland…

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October 26 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Half Term Family day at the Science Oxford Centre

Oxford Oxfordshire United Kingdom
£3 – £7.50

Visit the Science Oxford Centre for spookily fun science and woodland pumpkin trail for all the family this half term. Explore, discover and play in the Exploration Zone, where children and grown-ups alike have fun experimenting with interactive exhibits; create and test flying ghouls at the Air Table, magically send material (or is it ectoplasm?) flying through the pipework at the Scarf Shooter, and see the world change before your very eyes with our Curious Camera. Go on a Pumpkin…

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October 27 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Half Term Family day at the Science Oxford Centre

Oxford Oxfordshire United Kingdom
£3 – £7.50

Visit the Science Oxford Centre for spookily fun science and woodland pumpkin trail for all the family this half term. Explore, discover and play in the Exploration Zone, where children and grown-ups alike have fun experimenting with interactive exhibits; create and test flying ghouls at the Air Table, magically send material (or is it ectoplasm?) flying through the pipework at the Scarf Shooter, and see the world change before your very eyes with our Curious Camera. Go on a Pumpkin…

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October 27 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Halloween Holiday Tech Club

Oxford Oxfordshire United Kingdom
£ per club ticket (included adult/s)10

Go Bats for Halloween Holiday Tech! Discover the amazing power of circuitry, have a go at soldering a spooky circuit board and create a glowing bat decoration to take home for Halloween! Fang-tastic. Beginners welcome, accompanying grown-ups encouraged to join in too. Spooky outfits/ Bat-masks optional. See if you can spot our bat-boxes outside in the woodland! 10.00AM - 11.30AM 12.30PM - 2.00PM 3.00PM - 4.30PM Suitable for ages 9-12 Includes access to the woodland and outdoor Water Lab all…

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October 29 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Half Term Family day at the Science Oxford Centre

Oxford Oxfordshire United Kingdom
£3 – £7.50

Visit the Science Oxford Centre for spookily fun science and woodland pumpkin trail for all the family this half term. Explore, discover and play in the Exploration Zone, where children and grown-ups alike have fun experimenting with interactive exhibits; create and test flying ghouls at the Air Table, magically send material (or is it ectoplasm?) flying through the pipework at the Scarf Shooter, and see the world change before your very eyes with our Curious Camera. Go on a Pumpkin…

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October 29 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday Science Club (Oxford) – Plastic Fang-tastic

Oxford Oxfordshire United Kingdom
£3 – £7.50

Discover the amazing world of plastic and make gruesome goo for Halloween at this month’s club at the Science Oxford Centre. Plastic is everywhere, but what is it – and can we help our world by understanding more about it? We’re all tackling pollution by re-using, recycling and reducing, but it’s our young scientists of tomorrow who will invent new ways to help protect the environment. In this fun session we’ll flash the plastic and investigate the chemistry of this…

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November 2022

November 5 @ 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Oxford Round Table’s 54th Charity Fireworks Display

Oxford Oxfordshire United Kingdom
£4 – £10

Oxford Round Table proudly presents it's 54th Annual Charity Fireworks Display, in South Park, Oxford, on Saturday 5th November 2022, with the National Fireworks Champions, Illusion Fireworks! Come and watch our spectacular firework display, hugely impressive bonfire, Co-hosted by JackFM, funfair and catering village - something for all the family, and with all profits going to local charities and good causes! Gates open from 4:30pm See oxfordfireworks.co.uk for prices.

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November 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:45 pm

Crick Crack Club at The Story Museum: Gilgamesh

Oxford Oxfordshire United Kingdom
£13

Every month the Crick Crack Club bring live storytelling shows to The Story Museum. These are intriguing, intimate live events, featuring some of the UK’s finest storytellers. Filled with all the wild epic, twisted mythology, ancient folklore and bizarre comedy you could wish for, our Fairytales for Grown-ups are told after dark at the museum. Gilgamesh - performance storytelling by Ben Haggarty A bored king, A wild man tamed, A quest for eternal life, And the deepest secrets of the…

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November 26 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Dancin’ Oxford’s FAM JAM

Oxford Oxfordshire United Kingdom
Pay What You Can

FAM JAM is a family disco, with a live DJ. There are loads of fun and games for all the family. There’s even face painting! Come and dance, have fun and make new friends – everyone’s welcome. Pay what you can. No need to book – just turn up! Email Rachel at familydanceoxford@gmail.com for any questions.

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November 26 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Dancin’ Oxford’s FAM JAM

Oxford Oxfordshire United Kingdom
Pay What `You Can

FAM JAM is a family disco, with a live DJ. There are loads of fun and games for all the family. There’s even face painting! Come and dance, have fun and make new friends – everyone’s welcome. Pay what you can. No need to book – just turn up! Email Rachel at familydanceoxford@gmail.com for any questions.

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November 26 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Carice Singers: Vigilia Estoniae

Oxford Oxfordshire United Kingdom
£6 – £35

The Carice Singers is emerging as one of the most distinctive vocal ensembles in the UK, defined by its unique sound and imaginative choice of repertoire. The professional choir present an unmissable and atmospheric evening concert at St. Barnabus Church, Jericho Oxford, showcasing rarely-heard choral gems by composers from Estonia. Experience stunning music to celebrate Galina Grigorjeva’s 60th birthday, with the UK premiere of her powerful 2017 work Vespers, and commemorate the recent death of Ester Mägi, who would have…

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November 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm

FUNomusica Family Concert: Top Scores!

Oxford Oxfordshire United Kingdom
£4 – £10

Alasdair Malloy presenter Come and join Alasdair Malloy and the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra for some Athletic Adventures celebrating sport and music. Wear your favourite sports gear and find out if we have music to match, and cheer for your chosen champions as the final whistle approaches. Most suitable for ages 4−8 Pre-concert craft activities at 14:00 Venue: Oxford Town Hall

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December 2022

December 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Messiah

Oxford Oxfordshire United Kingdom
£5 – £48

Handel Messiah, HWV 56 Alexandra Lowe soprano Christine Rice mezzo-soprano Ed Lyon tenor Michael Mofidian bass Choir to be announced Marios Papadopoulos conductor ‘I did think I did see all Heaven before me,’ wrote Handel as he finished Messiah. It is not hard to hear why. Part German Passion, part English Anthem, part Italian Opera, Messiah changed the landscape of vocal music in Britain from the moment it was first performed in 1742, and has held audiences awestruck for nearly three centuries with its biblical…

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February 2023

February 18, 2023 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Brahms Violin Sonatas

Oxford Oxfordshire United Kingdom
£5 – £30

Brahms Violin Sonata No. 1 in G major, Op. 78 Brahms Violin Sonata No. 2 in A major, Op. 100 Brahms Violin Sonata No. 3 in D minor, Op. 108 Fiona Khuong-Huu violin Hina Khuong-Huu violin Marios Papadopoulos piano The beauteous violin playing of Joseph Joachim and the radiant personality of Clara Schuman lie behind Brahms’s Violin Sonatas − works in which his first priority was to make the violin sing. The three sonatas chart a journey from lyrical intimacy to stormy, grand expressions, No. 3’s…

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February 19, 2023 @ 3:00 pm

FUNomusic Family Concert: Mission Earth

Oxford Oxfordshire United Kingdom
£4 – £10

Alasdair Malloy presenter Come and join the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra and Mission Earth Tour Guide Alasdair Malloy. They join a school trip from another galaxy to approach and orbit the Earth, with the mission to discover what the four colours which can be seen from space represent. We hear fantastic music which reveals what the blue, red, white, and green areas are on the planet, as well as discovering amazing wonders of nature such as animal and insect life, weather and…

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March 2023

March 31, 2023 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Martha Archerich & Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra

Oxford Oxfordshire United Kingdom
£5 – £60

Mendelssohn The Hebrides, Op. 26 Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, Op. 15 Mozart Symphony No. 41 in C major, K. 551, ‘Jupiter’ Martha Argerich piano Marios Papadopoulos conductor Mozart may not have known the ‘Jupiter’ symphony would become his last, but it’s hard to imagine how he could have followed it. Mozart’s last symphony is a work of majestic intensity and liberation but also a continuous stream of musical joy that wears its brilliance lightly. Before it, titan of the piano Martha…

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May 2023

May 13, 2023 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Death and the Maiden | Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra

Oxford Oxfordshire United Kingdom
£5 – £30

Schubert String Quartet No. 14 in D minor, D. 810, ‘Death and the Maiden’ Schubert Piano Quintet in A major, D. 667, ‘Trout’ Soloists of the Oxford Philharmonic Marios Papadopoulos piano Franz Schubert was unusually aware of his own mortality. But even Schubert was at a low ebb in March 1824 – sick, tired and unable to find peace. Then one day, he reached for one of his own songs, in which Death asks a young maiden innocently for her hand, offering eternal…

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May 28, 2023 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

FUNomusica Family Concert: Pirates Ahoy!

Oxford Oxfordshire United Kingdom
£4 – £10

Alasdair Malloy presenter Calling all pirates! Dress up in your sea-faring finery and hurry aboard our Pirate ship, the Barnacle Bill, for an action-packed adventure on the Seven Seas with nautical nonsense and amazing maritime music. With Cap’n Alasdair ‘Awesome Al’ Malloy at the helm and the fearless crew of the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra, we’ll be setting sail Over the Waves into uncharted waters in search of a treasure trove of music including a Pirate March, a Pirate Song or two,…

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