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October 2019

October 16 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

The Art of Remixing

Free

Join us at SAE Oxford as we welcome alumni Conner Turner of NVOY to host a masterclass on the art of remixing. In this masterclass Conner deconstructs a remix of Jax Jones ‘You Don’t Know Me’. Conner will thoroughly explain the main processes he went through to reach the final product (preparation, initial idea, composition, production, arrangement, mixing/mastering). He will also demonstrate some interesting tips & tricks that he used extensively in this remix. Speaker Bio: Conner is a 24-year…

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October 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

SAE Oxford Creative Media Courses Open Event

Free

SAE Oxford Open Events are the perfect time for you to come down to our campus and see the facilities for yourself. We offer 2 year creative media degrees and 1-year diplomas in the following areas: Audio Production Game Art Animation VFX Animation Digital Film Production Music Business Games Programming Web Development At the event you will: Meet staff and students Learn more about our courses Learn about your career opportunities Get admissions advice Production demonstrations will be going on…

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October 16 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on October 16, 2019 at 8:00 pm

New Perspectives: Trade

North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX2 7JN United Kingdom
£14 – £16

Welcome to the Caribbean. Where the sun is hot and the living is uneasy. Meet three women. An unlikely trio. Different ages, backgrounds and attitudes. Each has a unique relationship with the island. A home. A regular holiday haunt. A first time visit. Through language that fizzes and sparks, we begin to discover that they share one surprising thing in common. Following the success of The Fishermen in 2018, New Perspectives return to The North Wall with their latest production. Get set…

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October 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Meet the Researchers – Language Development

Oxford Brookes Venues, Scott House, Harcourt Hill
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX2 9AT United Kingdom
Free

Have you ever wondered how babies learn language so quickly and effortlessly? At Oxford Brookes University, we will be answering this question as part of the first session of our new Meet the Researchers series! This series aims to provide parents and practitioners with an opportunity to learn more about child development and ask questions to our researchers. Hurry and book your place now: http://bit.ly/2kL3uL5 If you would like to find out more now about the research we do at the…

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October 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

A. R. Penck: I Think in Pictures – Curator’s Talk

Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 2PH United Kingdom
£6 – £8

With Dr Lena Fritsch, Ashmolean Museum Learn about the work and life of German artist A.R. Penck (1939–2017), who is best known for his dynamic paintings, drawings, prints and sculptures. His distinctive works draw on modern man’s complex relationship with systems of power and control, and still speak to our political climate today.

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October 17 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra: Music & Maths

Sheldonian Theatre, Broad Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 3AZ United Kingdom
£5 – £50

University of Oxford Simonyi Professor for the Public Understanding of Science Marcus du Sautoy returns for our second exploration of Music and Maths, this time exploring 20th century works in which numbers can enlighten the notes. Balance and geometry were vital tools for Igor Stravinsky, whose Symphony in C is a work of utter mathematical sense – lucidly scored, enchantingly varied, and gloriously symmetrical. But the mathematics doesn’t stop there, as du Sautoy, Papadopoulos and the Orchestra turn their analytical gaze…

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October 18

Very like a whale

This display marks 200 years since the birth of Herman Melville with 21st-century prints inspired by his most famous fictional creation, Moby-Dick.   Amission: Admission free

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October 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Coffee Houses of Istanbul

Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 2PH United Kingdom
£6 – £8

With Professor Mehmet Kalpaklı, Bilkent University, Ankara Coffee houses in Istanbul were places of social gathering – conversations were had, backgammon and chess played, and books and poems read aloud. From here, coffee houses spread through Europe – opening in Venice, Paris, London and Vienna – but they never strayed far from the Istanbul model.

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October 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Tea and Talk

Oxford Town Hall, St Aldate's
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 1BX United Kingdom
Free / Voluntary Donation

Come along share experiences and memories talk about how Oxford or where you live has changed meet other people with similar experiences or just have a chat over a nice afternoon tea and biscuits

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October 18 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

The Choral Pilgrimage 2019: Oxford

Christ Church, Christ Church
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 1DP United Kingdom
£7.50 – £35

The Sixteen's 2019 Choral Pilgrimage brings together music past and present, highlighting the choir's journey over the last 40 years. Their close relationship with Sir James MacMillan continues with a new commission O virgo prudentissima, contrasted with music by Fayrfax performed on their very first recording, alongside music by Wylkynson and Sheppard. These fine examples of English polyphony are juxtaposed with stunning music by Tavener and Eric Whitacre in their 40th anniversary year. Performers: The Sixteen Harry Christophers conductor Programme: Plainsong Salve Regina Tavener Hymn to…

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October 19 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 5, 2020

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until January 5, 2020

3945 Portraits Exhibition

Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, Park Street
Woodstock, Oxfordshire 0X20 1SN United Kingdom
£2.50 – £4.50

Glyn Dewis exhibits his photographic portraits of Second World War veterans. Explore his work, find out about their medals, and hear about the veterans' experiences through Glyn's interview recordings. "I started the project in early 2019 and it's wonderful that the project has already received praise from around the world and is proving to be an incredible experience. I'm incredibly pleased with how well the series has taken off, and how images have already been licensed for use by the…

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October 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

St Frideswide’s Day – Jackie Holderness

Free

This St Frideswide's Day, join us at Blackwell's on Broad Street to hear all about Oxford's very own Anglo-Saxon Saint. With a reading of 'The Princess Who Hid in a Tree' picture book and the chance to decorate your own crown, this is fun for all the family.

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October 20

Combe Mill `In Steam` Sun 20th october 2019

Combe Mill, Blenheim Palace Sawmills
Combe, Oxfordshire OX29 8ET United Kingdom
£5 – £8.00

COMBE MILL  in   STEAM     20th  October 2019 Themed:-     Woodcrafts at Combe Come and see an interesting range of demonstrations of wood craft.  There will be demonstrations by hurdle makers, chair makers and pole lathers, together with hands-on things for you to try working with wood. All our machinery will be working and the usual activities will be available in the tinkering area. Enjoy this working industrial Museum with its late 19th Century Steam working Beam Engine.  See our working Line…

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October 20 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 3, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until November 3, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until November 3, 2019

Normandy 75: Oxfordshire to the Orne

Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, Park Street
Woodstock, Oxfordshire 0X20 1SN United Kingdom
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Exhibition charting the Second World War invasion of Normandy by allied forces. Combining information panels from the National Army Museum with the regimental history and artefacts from SOFO's own archives to give an Oxfordshire perspective on D Day and the events surrounding it. SOFO Museum Open Tuesday - Fridays, 10am to 5pm. Saturdays 11am to 5pm, and Sundays 2pm - 5pm. Last admission at 4.15pm.

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October 22
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 am, repeating until January 12, 2020

Last supper in Pompeii

Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 2PH United Kingdom

This major exhibition will tell the story of the ancient Roman city of Pompeii's love affair with food and wine. Located in the sunny paradise of southern Italy, Pompeii was sandwiched between lush vineyards and fertile plains to one side, and the bountiful waters of the Bay of Naples to the other. When the ash from Mount Vesuvius began raining down on Pompeii in AD 79, people were engaged in typical day to day activities: producing, buying and selling food and,…

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October 22
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 am, repeating until October 28, 2019

IF Oxford, the science and ideas festival 2019

From Friday 18 to Monday 28 October, IF Oxford, the city’s science and ideas festival, presents more than 100 events for adults, children and teenagers. Visitors are invited to enjoy creative hands‑on activities, immersive art, poetry, comedy, music and dance celebrating innovation in thirty venues across Oxford including The Bodleian Library, Oxford University Museum of Natural History, Westgate, Oxford’s Old Fire Station and some great pubs too. Festival-goers can explore cutting-edge research from world-leading academics, enjoy dozens of hands-on activities,…

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October 22
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 am, repeating until October 23, 2019

The Tiger Who Came To Tea

New Theatre Oxford, George Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 2AG United Kingdom

The doorbell rings just as Sophie and her mummy are sitting down to tea. Who could it possibly be? What they certainly don’t expect to see at the door is a big, stripy tiger! Following a smash-hit West End season, the tea-guzzling tiger is back on the road in this delightful family show; packed with oodles of magic, sing-a-long songs and clumsy chaos! A stunning stage adaptation of the classic tale of teatime mayhem . . . expect to be…

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October 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Bank Holidays Closed

The Society of Wood Engravers

North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX2 7JN United Kingdom
Free

The Society of Wood Engravers returns to The North Wall with Coast and Country, a themed selection of amazing relief prints. Over one hundred wood engravings, woodcuts and linocuts made by artists as near as Summertown to as far away as America showcase the wide range of styles and interpretations of which this art form is capable. Inspiration for these prints has been drawn from the coast and the countryside and the varied flora and fauna that thrive in it. Whether…

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October 22 @ 7:30 pm

Jimeoin: Ramble On!

North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX2 7JN United Kingdom
£16.50

Superb world-class stand-up from the Irishman from Australia acclaimed worldwide as one of live comedy’s true masters as Jimeoin brings his brilliantly observed, ever-evolving and hilarious comedy to The North Wall for one night only as part of his latest smash-hit tour. Jimeoin is internationally acclaimed and his shows sell out across the UK, Europe, USA and of course Australia. Hailed as a genuine “fair dinkum” stand-up alumni, don’t miss your chance to see this award-winning star of TV shows…

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October 22 @ 7:30 pm

Jimeoin: Ramble On!

North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX2 7JN United Kingdom
£16.50

Superb world-class stand-up from the Irishman from Australia acclaimed worldwide as one of live comedy’s true masters as Jimeoin brings his brilliantly observed, ever-evolving and hilarious comedy to The North Wall for one night only as part of his latest smash-hit tour. Jimeoin is internationally acclaimed and his shows sell out across the UK, Europe, USA and of course Australia. Hailed as a genuine “fair dinkum” stand-up alumni, don’t miss your chance to see this award-winning star of TV shows…

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