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  • Sat 1 Nov, The North Wall, 6.30pm & 9pm OCM BREATHE - Orlando Gough  
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  • Timber Treasures - handmade wooden gifts, Oxford Covered Market. Unique presents!  
  • The Writers' Greenhouse 12-week Novel-building evening course, starting Tuesday 13 January 2015  
  • The Oxford Playhouse presents The Five and the Prophecy of Prana  
  • Kensit Neil Indian Music concert 5/11 Holywell Music Rooms  
  • Modern Art Oxford - one of the UK's leading contemporary art spaces, in the centre of Oxford  
  • Oxford Theatre Guild present The Habit Of Art by Alan Bennett - 5-8 November, Wesley Memorial Church  
  • Oxford's first Pumpkin Festival, Oct 30th - Nov 9th 2014  
  • Spin Jazz Club present Paragon, Thursday 30th October, 8.30pm at 129 High St Oxford  
  • Oxford Lieder Festival: The Schubert Project, 10 October to 1 November  
  • abc oxford apprentices  
  • Coffee Concert: Zielinski String Quartet  
  • Tara Yoga Centre offer Yoga and Tantra classes and drop-in Yoga sessions  
  • EMBS Community College seeks English, Maths, IT & SEN Tutors in Oxford & Banbury  
  • Catweazle Club - legendary home of acoustic artistry. Every Thursday, 8pm, East Oxford Community Centre  
  • Speakers, lighting and party equipment hire. Student discounts! 01865 875519, www.acdisco.com.
  •  Sunday 2 November, 6pm, Magdalen College Chapel: A Solemn Requiem for All Souls will be sung to the setting by Tomas Luis de Victoria (1605), by Magdalen College Choir. Being a service rather than a concert, it is free, but early arrival is advised. All Souls Day, 2 November, is the day when the church traditionally offers prayers for those who have died. All welcome.

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    Short Stories Joe's Bar & Grill Thu 27 Nov: 8pm

    Synergie Joe's Bar & Grill Thu 20 Nov: 8pm

    Bootleg Barlow Joe's Bar & Grill Thu 13 Nov: 8pm

    Last chance to book for

    TEDxOxford Conference 2015
    Book by Fri, 31 October

    (Starts Sun, 18 January)

    The Schubert Project: Schubert's Legacy, New Aspects
    Book by Fri, 31 October

    (Starts Fri, 31 October)

    Yama to Oni: Ghosts and Demons in Asian Art
    Book by Fri, 31 October

    (Starts Fri, 31 October)

    Wittgenstein and Physics One-Day Conference
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    (Starts Sat, 22 November)

    Grandpa Joe's quilt
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    (Starts Sat, 1 November)

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    Albion Beatnik Bookstore 07737 876213 — Thursday 30th October 2014 Hide

    Landscapes on Film PocketVisions Oxford

    Four documentaries exploring landscapes and memory. Refreshments available.

    8pm £5.00

    Nature, Cinema, Meeting, Documentary, Today, This Week

    Odeon George Street 0871 2244 007 — Thursday 30th October 2014 Hide

    NT Encore: Frankenstein [15]

    Danny Boyle's National Theatre production with Benedict Cumberbatch as the Creature. Runtime: 141 mins

    7.00pm

    Cinema, Theatre, Books, Today, This Week

    Serena [15]

    Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper reunite in Depression-era drama. Runtime: 109 mins

    6.45, 8.45pm

    Cinema, Today, This Week, History

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles [12A] (3D)

    The turtles work alongside reporter Megan Fox to save New York.
    Subtitles: Fri 1.30pm, Sun 4.00pm Runtime: 101 mins

    1.30, 4.00, 8.10pm

    Cinema, Action, Sci-Fi, Today, This Week

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles [12A] (2D)

    The turtles work alongside reporter Megan Fox to save New York.
    Subtitles: Tue 5.45pm Runtime: 101 mins

    12.45, 3.15, 5.45pm

    Cinema, Action, Sci-Fi, Today, This Week

    The Maze Runner [12A]

    Sci-fi thriller: a group of young people find themselves in the centre of a maze with no idea who they are, why they are there, or whether escape is possible

    1.10, 3.50, 6.30, 9.00pm

    Cinema, Thriller, Sci-Fi, Today, This Week

    ODEON KIDS: Frozen - Sing-a-long [PG] (2D)

    Disney animated film loosely based on "The Snow Queen". Runtime: 108 mins

    11.00am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Music, Animation, Today, This Week, Singing

    ODEON KIDS: How To Train Your Dragon 2 [PG] (2D)

    Sit! Fly! Breathe fire! Good dragon. Runtime: 102 mins

    11.15am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, Today, This Week

    The Book of Life [U] (3D)

    Set on the Day of the Dead two love rivals vie for their childhood sweetheart in this animated comedy. Runtime: 95 mins

    3.40pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Animation, Halloween, Today, This Week

    The Book of Life [U] (2D)

    Set on the Day of the Dead two love rivals vie for their childhood sweetheart in this animated comedy. Runtime: 95 mins

    11.30am, 1.20, 3.40pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Animation, Halloween, Today, This Week

    Alexander & the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day [PG]

    Feeling alone on a bad day 11 year old Alexander discovers all his family are affected too.
    Subtitles: Mon 10.45am, Thu 4.45pm Runtime: 81 mins

    10.45am, 12.45, 2.45, 4.45pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Today, This Week

    Gone Girl [18]

    The spotlight turns on Ben Affleck when his wife goes missing. Runtime: 145 mins

    2.00, 5.15, 8.30pm

    Total tosh not worthy of the lavish praise it has received. The plot is a nursery rhyme dreamt up by some Hollwood dreamer. Its...read more

    Cinema, Books, Thriller, Today, This Week, Mystery

    Odeon Magdalen Street 0871 2244 007 — Thursday 30th October 2014 Hide

    Fury [15]

    Brad Pitt film about an American tank crew in the Second World War. Runtime: 134 mins

    2.20, 5.20, 8.20pm

    A gripping WW2 tank drama which had me on the edge of my seat for 90mins. Sort of an adrenalin filled Full Metal Jacket. But the...read more

    Cinema, Today, This Week, War

    Love, Rosie [15]

    Coming-of-age flick, following two students who have relocated to the US Runtime: 102 mins

    3.50, 6.20, 8.50pm

    Cinema, Romance, Today, This Week

    The Best of Me [12A]

    High school sweethearts rekindle their romance whilst visiting their home town. Runtime: 118 mins

    1.15pm

    Cinema, Romance, Today, This Week

    The Boxtrolls [PG] (2D)

    Animated comedy in which a young boy raised by trolls underground must venture into the daylight to save his family Runtime: 97 mins

    11.45am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Animation, Fantasy, Today, This Week

    The Book of Life [U] (2D)

    Set on the Day of the Dead two love rivals vie for their childhood sweetheart in this animated comedy. Runtime: 95 mins

    11.00am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Animation, Halloween, Today, This Week

    Phoenix Picturehouse 0871 902 5736 (10p/min from landline) — Thursday 30th October 2014 Hide

    Toddler Time: Rastamouse 14: Old School Choons [U]

    For toddlers. Stop-motion animation featuring the reggae-playing mouse.

    11.30am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, Today, This Week

    Gone Girl [18]

    Ben Affleck becomes the target of a media man-hunt when his wife (Rosamund Pike) goes missing. Runtime: 145 mins

    12.00, 8.30pm

    Total tosh not worthy of the lavish praise it has received. The plot is a nursery rhyme dreamt up by some Hollwood dreamer. Its...read more

    Cinema, Books, Thriller, Today, This Week, Mystery

    Serena [15]

    Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper reunite in Depression-era drama Runtime: 109 mins

    12.20, 5.20pm

    Cinema, Today, This Week

    Jimi: All Is By My Side [15]

    Pre-stardom Hendrix biopic with OutKast's André Benjamin. Runtime: 118 mins

    2.45pm

    Cinema, Music, Biopic, Today, This Week, Rock

    Northern Soul [15]

    Coming-of-age story set against the backdrop (get it?) of 70s Lancashire's Motown dancehall scene. Runtime: 102 mins

    3.30pm

    Cinema, Music, Today, This Week

    Ultimate Picture Palace 01865 245288 — Thursday 30th October 2014 Hide

    Phantom Of The Opera With Live Musical Accompaniment Unsilent Movies

    Original 1925 silent horror movie accompanied by live musicians

    6.30pm £12

    Cinema, Gig, Concert, Opera, Halloween, Today, This Week

    Singin' in the Rain [U] Dancin Oxford/Ultimate Picture Palace

    What a wonderful feeling.

    3pm £7, child £4

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Festival, Dance, Today, This Week

    Ida [12A]

    Polish drama, in which a young nun is forced to confront her family's past Runtime: 80 mins

    9.00pm

    Cinema, Today, This Week

    Vue Cinema 08712 240 240 (10p per min from BT) — Thursday 30th October 2014 Hide

    Frozen - Sing-a-long [PG] (2D)

    Disney animated film loosely based on "The Snow Queen". Runtime: 108 mins

    10.45am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Music, Animation, Today, This Week, Singing

    Ghostbusters [12A]

    Well, who are you gonna call?

    8.00, 10.30pm

    Cinema, Today, This Week

    Happy New Year [12A]

    Bollywood heist: a collective of thieves pose as entrants to a dance competition Runtime: 180 mins

    12.45, 7.45pm

    Cinema, Bollywood, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    KIDS AM: How To Train Your Dragon 2 [PG] (2D)

    Sit! Fly! Breathe fire! Good dragon. Runtime: 102 mins

    10.25am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, Today, This Week

    My Little Pony: Equestria Girls Rainbow Rocks [U]

    Magical tale involving pink ponies. Runtime: 72 mins

    10.30am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Annabelle [15]

    Expectant parents get more than they bargained for in this supernatural horror. Runtime: 98 mins

    9.45pm

    Cinema, Horror, Paranormal, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    NT Encore: Frankenstein [15]

    Danny Boyle's National Theatre production with Jonny Lee Miller as the Creature. Runtime: 141 mins

    7.30pm

    Cinema, Theatre, Books, Today, This Week

    Kids AM: The Snow Queen [U]

    A brother and sister try to free their frozen world from the Snow Queen.

    11.00am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, Fairytale, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    The Babadook [15]

    Mother and son discover whether the monster under the bed is real. Runtime: 94 mins

    4.45, 7.00, 8.30pm

    Cinema, Horror, Paranormal, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, Mystery

    The Book of Life [U] (2D)

    Set on the Day of the Dead two love rivals vie for their childhood sweetheart in this animated comedy. Runtime: 95 mins

    11.15am, 4.10pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Animation, Halloween, Today, This Week

    The Best of Me [12A]

    High school sweethearts rekindle their romance whilst visiting their home town. Runtime: 118 mins

    1.10pm

    Cinema, Romance, Today, This Week

    Alexander & the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day [PG]

    Feeling alone on a bad day 11 year old Alexander discovers all his family are affected too.
    Subtitles: Sun 12.00pm Runtime: 81 mins

    10.15am, 1.00, 3.30, 5.45pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    The Boxtrolls [PG] (2D)

    Animated comedy in which a young boy raised by trolls underground must venture into the daylight to save his family Runtime: 97 mins

    9.50am, 12.10pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Animation, Fantasy, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Gone Girl [18]

    Ben Affleck becomes the target of a media man-hunt when his wife (Rosamund Pike) goes missing. Runtime: 145 mins

    2.30, 5.45, 9.00pm

    Total tosh not worthy of the lavish praise it has received. The plot is a nursery rhyme dreamt up by some Hollwood dreamer. Its...read more

    Cinema, Books, Thriller, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, Mystery

    Horns [15]

    Following his girlfriend's violent death chief suspect Daniel Radcliffe begins to grow horns. Runtime: 120 mins

    9.00pm

    Cinema, Horror, Fantasy, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles [12A] (3D)

    The turtles work alongside reporter Megan Fox to save New York. Runtime: 101 mins

    1.15, 3.45, 6.15, 8.45pm

    Cinema, Today, This Week

    The Book of Life [U] (3D)

    Set on the Day of the Dead two love rivals vie for their childhood sweetheart in this animated comedy. Runtime: 95 mins

    1.45, 6.40pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Animation, Halloween, Today, This Week

    Fury [15]

    American tank crew go behind enemy lines in the last days of WWII. Runtime: 134 mins

    11.15am, 2.30, 5.30, 8.00pm

    A gripping WW2 tank drama which had me on the edge of my seat for 90mins. Sort of an adrenalin filled Full Metal Jacket. But the...read more

    Cinema, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, War

    Love, Rosie [15]

    Coming-of-age flick, following two students who have relocated to the US Runtime: 102 mins

    4.15, 9.30pm

    Cinema, Romance, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles [12A] (2D)

    The turtles work alongside reporter Megan Fox to save New York. Runtime: 101 mins

    9.50am, 12.15, 2.45, 5.15pm

    Cinema, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    The Maze Runner [12A]

    Sci-fi thriller: a group of young people find themselves in the centre of a maze with no idea who they are, why they are there, or whether escape is possible
    Subtitles: Tue 8.30pm

    1.30, 4.15, 7.00pm

    Cinema, Thriller, Sci-Fi, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    TheatreThursday 30th October 2014 Hide

    English National Ballet present Coppelia, 28 Oct - 1 Nov at the New Theatre, Oxford

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    English National Ballet perform comic tale of an eccentric toymaker and his mechanical doll.

    2.30, 7.30pm £10-£43.90

    New Theatre, Oxford, 2 George Street, Oxford OX1 2AG

    ballet.org.uk/coppelia

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    The English National Ballet's production of Coppelia is a treat from start to finish. Coppelia is a lovely ballet, with not too...read more

    Theatre, Family Friendly, Dance, Ballet, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Sweet Charity Abingdon Operatic Society

    The classic 60s musical, which gave us hits such as 'Big Spender'.

    7.30pm From £14 (concessions available)

    Amey Hall, Abingdon School, Park Road, Abingdon OX14 1DE

    abingdonoperatic.co.uk/current.html Email Me

    Booking advised by 01 Nov 2014 Book tickets

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    Theatre, Music, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Bouncers

    John Godber's raucous comedy, taking you through a chaotic night on the town.

    19.30 £6 (£5)

    Burton Taylor Studio, Gloucester Street, (between Beaumont Street and Gloucester Green), Oxford OX1 2BN

    www.oxfordplayhouse.com/btsstudent/ 01865 305350

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    On arrival at the Burton-Taylor Studio tonight we were accosted on the door by two bouncers, and the flashing coloured lights...read more

    Theatre, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Welcome to the Parish of Cummerbund-Upon-Tweed

    The Oxford Revue presents their brand new show, Welcome to the Parish of Cummerbund-Upon-Tweed: Please Drive Carefully.

    21.30 £6 (£5)

    Burton Taylor Studio, Gloucester Street, (between Beaumont Street and Gloucester Green), Oxford OX1 2BN

    www.oxfordplayhouse.com/btsstudent/ 01865 305350

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    Theatre, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Put On A Play In A Week for ages 6-8 Creation Theatre Company

    Put on a play in a week! Join Oxford's largest producing theatre company for acting, devising and fun!

    10am-4.40pm £170/week

    Leckford Place School, Leckford Road, Oxford OX2 6HX

    www.creationtheatre.co.uk Email Me 01865 766266

    Booking advised by 27 Oct 2014 Book tickets

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    Theatre, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, Classes

    Put On A Play In A Week for ages 9-12 Creation Theatre Company

    Join Oxford's largest producing theatre company for acting, devising and fun.

    10am-4.30pm £170/week

    Leckford Place School, Leckford Road, Oxford OX2 6HX

    www.creationtheatre.co.uk Email Me 01865 766266

    Booking advised by 27 Oct 2014 Book tickets

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    Theatre, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Performance, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Our Country's Good Oxford University Student Productions

    Drama by Timberlake Wertenbaker set in Australia in 1788

    7.30pm £8

    O'Reilly Theatre (Keble College), Entrance at Blackhall Road (behind Keble), Oxford OX1 3PG

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    Theatre, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    The Pillowman

    Dark comedy written by Martin McDonagh (In Bruges). A writer's novels have foretold gruesome murders.

    7.30pm £11-£17.50

    Oxford Playhouse, 11-12 Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2LW

    www.oxfordplayhouse.com/show/?eventid=3233

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    Theatre, Comedy, Crime, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Shop of Little Horrors Pickled Image

    Halloween show. Elderly Albert Grimlake is obsessed with puppets, especially the ventriloquist's dummies whose faces bear and uncanny resemblance to customers, friends and family long gone. He has no successor until Eric comes along. Suitable for ages 12+

    7.30pm £13 (£9)

    Pegasus Theatre, Magdalen Road, Oxford OX4 1RE

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    Theatre, Halloween, Puppetry, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Esarhaddon

    The story of a man battling ill health and widespread conspiracy as his empire steadily descends into turmoil, Esarhaddon: The Substitute King draws us into the superstitious and ritualistic world of ancient Assyrian court life.

    7.30pm £7.70 (£5.50)

    Simpkins Lee Theatre, Lady Margaret Hall, Norham Gardens, Oxford OX2 6QA

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    Theatre, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Tony Law: Enter the Tone Zone Oxford Glee Club

    New stand-up comedy art show from multi award-winning nonsense maker, Tony Law.

    7:30pm £13/£10

    The Glee Club, 3 Hythe Bridge Street, Oxford OX1 2EW, Doors 7.15pm, latest entry 8pm

    www.glee.co.uk/performers/tony-law.htm 0871 472 0400

    Booking advised by 30 Oct 2014

    Theatre, Gig, Comedy, Today, This Week

    Call Mr Robeson Arts at the Old Fire Station

    Powerful musical drama on the life and tribulations of singer Paul Robeson. All ages.

    8pm £12.50 (advance)/£14.50 (on the door)

    The Old Fire Station, 40 George Street, Oxford OX1 2AQ, Shop and gallery open 10am – 5pm, Tuesday – Saturday. OFS Venue for gigs/theatre open whenever there's an event.

    www.oldfirestation.org.uk/ info@oldfirestation.org.uk 01865 263980

    Booking advised by 30 Oct 2014 Book tickets

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    Ghost Stories with Dave Shelton The Story Museum

    Spine-chillingly creepy stories with author Dave Shelton. 11+

    6.00pm £5

    The Story Museum, Rochester House, 42 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Opening hours vary. Shop and Cafe open Tue - Sun 9am - 6pm

    ...storymuseum.org.uk... Email Me 01865 305305

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    Theatre, Books, Horror, Today, This Week, Storytelling

    But First This

    Witty musical homage to Radio 4.

    2.30, 7.30pm £16-£20

    The Watermill Theatre, Newbury, Bagnor, Newbury, (20m south of Oxford) RG20 8AE

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    I would imagine I am not the target audience for this show. Admittedly, I am a massive fan of The Archers (I blame my parents...read more

    Theatre, Music, Comedy, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    GigThursday 30th October 2014 Hide

    Catweazle Club - legendary home of acoustic artistry. Every Thursday, 8pm, East Oxford Community Centre

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    Oxford's unique performance space for music, poetry, story and song

    8pm £6 (£5)

    East Oxford Community Centre, 44b Princes Street (corner of Cowley Rd), Oxford OX4 1HU

    catweazleclub.com

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    A unique venue in Oxford. A quiet, generous audience, and a fascinating plethora of acts. General standard: pretty high to occasionaly...read more

    Gig, Open mic, Today, This Week, Storytelling

    Spin Jazz Club present Paragon, Thursday 30th October, 8.30pm at 129 High St Oxford

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    Jazz ensemble

    8.30pm £12, £10 (concs), £6 (student)

    The Wheatsheaf, 129 High Street, Oxford OX1 4DF, Mon-Sat 11am-11pm, Sun 12pm-10.30pm

    www.spinjazz.net

    They say great jazz is like sex for the brain. Tonight there was no awkward edge-of-dance-floor jiggling, just nodding...read more

    Gig, Music, Jazz, Nightlife, Today, This Week

    Poetry Reading: Nancy Campbell and MacGillivray

    Nancy Campbell will read new work about the Arctic.

    19.30 - 20.30 Free

    Albion Beatnik Bookstore, 34 Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6AU, Mon - Tue: 11am - 8pm, Wed - Sat: 11am - 11pm, Sun: 2pm - 5pm

    albionbeatnikbookstore.blogspot.co.uk Email Me 07737 876213

    No need to book!

    Gig, Meeting, Poetry, Books, Today, This Week

    Electric Jam Blues Session

    Bring your instrument and jam along with house band

    8pm Free

    Ampleforth Arms, Collinwood Rd, Headington, Oxford OX3 8HH

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    Gig, Music, Nightlife, Open mic, Today, This Week, Session, Blues

    Open Mic Cafe Aloha

    8pm Free

    Café Aloha, 11 The Square, Botley, Oxford OX2 9LH, Kitchen opening hours: Monday - Friday 8am - 9.30pm, Saturday 9am - 9.30pm with live entertainment. Closed Sundays. Venue also available for hire; seats 30.

    www.facebook.com/cafealohaoxford?fref=nf Email Me 07831558067

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    Gig, Pubs, Family Friendly, Poetry, Today, This Week

    Maireard And Anna

    Melody, harmony and rhythm from accordion, bagpipes, guitar, banjo and fiddle.

    7.30pm £14.50 , £13 (concs)

    Cornerstone Arts Centre, 25 Station Road, Didcot OX11 7NE

    www.cornerstone-arts.org cornerstone@southoxon.gov.uk 01235 515 144

    Must book by 30 Oct 2014

    Gig, Music, Folk, Today, This Week

    Nikki Loy

    Local singer-songwriter

    8pm Free

    Joe's Bar & Grill, 260 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 7DX

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    The Foals' Yannis Philllippakis DJ Set, ODC Drumline & Guests Modern Art Oxford

    The music. In association with Blessing Force.

    8pm (doors open at 7pm) £7 (£5)

    Modern Art Oxford, 30 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Tues-Sat: 11am-6pm. Sun: 12-5pm. Closed Monday

    ...modernartoxford.org.uk... Email Me 01865 813813

    Booking advised by 30 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Gig, Music, Today, This Week

    Limehouse Lizzy

    Thin Lizzy Tribute

    7pm £13

    O2 Academy Oxford, 190 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1UE, From as early as 6.30pm to as late as 4am, daily

    Gig, Today, This Week

    Acoustic Thursdays

    Open acoustic jam plus set from featured local artists

    8.30pm. Front bar. Free

    The Bullingdon (briefly The Art Bar), 162 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1UE, Open til midnight most days, 2am Fridays & Saturdays and maybe Thursdays

    www.facebook.com/acousticthursdayjam

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    Gig, Open mic, Today, This Week, Session

    Josh Flowers & The Wild @ The Bullingdon

    HEADLINE show with support from Swindlestock / Blues Folk Rock

    7.00pm £8

    The Bullingdon (briefly The Art Bar), 162 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1UE, Open til midnight most days, 2am Fridays & Saturdays and maybe Thursdays

    www.joshflowersandthewild.com

    Booking advised by 30 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Gig, Music, Art, Today, This Week, Blues

    Live Lounge Cape

    Homegrown Oxfordshire acoustic goodness

    8.30pm Free

    The Cape of Good Hope, 1 Iffley Road, Oxford OX4 1EA, Mon-Sat 12pm-11pm, Sun 12pm-10.30pm

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    Alasdair Roberts

    Bittersweet one-man alt-folk. Supported by Jess Hall.

    £10 8pm

    The Cellar, Frewin Court, off Cornmarket St, Open til 3am Mon - Sat, til 2am on Sunday

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    Live music: Johnny's Sexual Kitchen

    Live music from Johnny's Sexual Kitchen, playing rock, blues and other classics.

    7pm - 11pm Free

    The Chequers (central Oxford), 131 High St, (down small alley on left as you approach Carfax), Oxford OX1 4DH, Until 12am Fri/Sat, and possibly other nights.

    Email Me

    Gig, Music, Today, This Week, Blues, Rock

    Sparky's Flying Circus

    Weekly open music, poetry and song session

    9pm Free

    The Half Moon, 18 St Clements, Oxford OX4 1AB, Tues - Thurs: 5pm - 2am; Fri: 4.30pm - 1am; Sat: 12.30pm - 2am; Sun: 1pm - 2am; Mon 5pm - 1am.

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    The legendary Sparky's Flying Circus is one of the best and funniest nights out and it's free!From musicians (guitar, flute, violin...read more

    Gig, Poetry, Music, OX4, Comedy, Nightlife, Stand Up, Open mic, Today, This Week

    31 Hours, Animal House, Pink Diamond Review, Adam McMillan

    Alt-rock, rock n roll

    7pm £4 (adv), £5 (otd)

    The Jericho Tavern, 56 Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6AE, 11-11 during the week. 11-12 Fri and Sat.

    Gig, Today, This Week

    Nick Gill - Classic Jazz and Ragtime piano/vocals Oxford Classic Jazz

    Light, melodic and creative renditions of Cole Porter, Fats Waller, Scott Joplin et al

    8 - 11pm Free - fine ales available

    The Cock Inn, Combe

    www.classicjazz.co.uk Email Me 07932748379

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    ConcertThursday 30th October 2014 Hide

    Oxford Lieder Festival: The Schubert Project, 10 October to 1 November

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    Various Venues,

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    The Schubert Project: Schubert's Circle Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    Exploring Schubert's love of text with settings of Mayrhofer, Bruchmann & other poets.

    1.10pm - 2.10pm £12

    Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN

    www.oxfordlieder.co.uk/ info@oxfordlieder.co.uk 01865 305305

    Booking advised by 30 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Concert, Lectures, Poetry, Festival, Classical Music, Today, This Week, Choral

    The Schubert Project: String Quintet in C Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    The Doric Quartet & Bartholomew LaFolette perform Schubert's last chamber work.

    5.30pm - 6.30pm £12

    Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN

    www.oxfordlieder.co.uk/ info@oxfordlieder.co.uk 01865 305305

    Must book by 30 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Concert, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Lectures, Poetry, Festival, Classical Music, Today, This Week, Choral, German

    St Hilda's College Lunchtime Recital: Piano recital

    Featuring works by Richard Strauss and Claude Debussy. Refreshments are served and all are welcome.

    1.15 - 1.45pm free

    Jacqueline Du Pré Music Building, St Hilda's College, Cowley Place, Oxford OX4 1DY

    www.ox.ac.uk/event/piano-recital-5 01865 279884

    Concert, Music, Classical Music, Today, This Week

    Merton College Chapel Organ Recital - The Complete Bach Organ Works

    Daniel Hyde plays the complete organ works of JS Bach

    1.10pm Free

    Merton College Chapel, Merton Street, Oxford OX1 4JD

    ...ox.ac.uk... Email Me 01865 616724

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    Concert, Classical Music, Worship, Today, This Week

    Yannis Philippakis (Foals) + ODC Drumline + Big Tropics Blessing Force in association with Modern Art Oxford

    The final of a special run of shows including live music, film screenings and zine fair.

    8pm £7/£5

    Modern Art Oxford, 30 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Tues-Sat: 11am-6pm. Sun: 12-5pm. Closed Monday

    www.facebook.com/events/460093067467061/ Email Me

    Booking advised by 30 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Gig, Concert, Festival, Music, Today, This Week

    Family FriendlyThursday 30th October 2014 Hide

    Holiday Activities for ages 4-19, 28 Jul - 22 Aug & 27 - 31 Oct in Hollow Way, Cowley. £10 / day plus lunch and trips. Book now.

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    8.30am - 5.30pm £10 per child per day, plus lunch & special trips

    73 Hollow Way, Cowley, OX4 2ND

    www.familyarena.org Email Me Ernestina - 07956 412814 or Nkiru - 07834 630939

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    Death in a Nut & Vasilisa the Wise - Puppetry Kicking the Bucket Festival

    A shadow puppeteer and cellist together - two lovely stories played out. Aged 6+ and adult

    10.30am - 4.00pm £6/£3 - suggested donation

    Ark T Centre, Crowell Road, Cowley, Oxford OX4 3LN

    Email Me 01865 396778

    Booking advised by 30 Oct 2014

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    Forest By Night Ashmolean Museum

    Explore the mysterious Hunt in the Forest painting and make your own magical tree-scape.

    1-4pm Free

    Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2PH, Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm

    www.ashmolean.org 01865 278000

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    STEP INSIDE A STORY: interactive workshop with story telling and craft (Ages 2+) Barefoot Books

    Looking for a fun morning activity? Stories and craft based on the themed of the day.

    11-11.45am £8 with book/£5 craft only

    Barefoot Books Studio, 294 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7ED

    ...barefootbooks.com... Email Me 01865 311100

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    Barefoot Craft Club Barefoot Books

    Come and enjoy eco crafts with your children while developing an eco-conscious mindset!

    11-11.45am £5 per child

    Barefoot Books Studio, 294 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7ED

    ...barefootbooks.com... oxford.events@barefootbooks.co.uk 01865 311100

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    Toddler Mandarin Barefoot Books

    Fun way for little ones to learn Mandarin through rhymes and stories and have fun playing!

    10.30-11am £4 per child

    Barefoot Books Studio, 294 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7ED

    ...barefootbooks.com... Email Me 01865 311100

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    Family Friendly, Foreign Language, Chinese, Today, This Week, Learning, Kids' Activities

    Jonathan's Jungle Roadshow Barefoot Books

    Give children the chance to meet some fantastic reptiles and invertebrates up close.

    10-11am £10 per child, Adults free!

    Barefoot Books Studio, 294 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7ED

    ...barefootbooks.com... Email Me 01865 311100

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    Pre-School Story Time Blackwell's Bookshop

    Under 5's story time with songs and activities

    1-2pm Free

    Blackwells Bookshop, 48-51 Broad St, Oxford OX1 3BQ

    bookshop.blackwell.co.uk Email Me 01865 333694

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    Drop-in and Doodle: Nuts and Bolts (half-term holiday activity for all ages) Cornerstone Arts Centre

    Get inspired by the industrial sculptures in our exhibition & design a mechanical creation

    10am-4pm Free (children must be accompanied by an adult)

    Cornerstone Arts Centre, 25 Station Road, Didcot OX11 7NE

    www.cornerstone-arts.org cornerstone@southoxon.gov.uk 01235 515144

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    Museum of Oxford Under Siege Family Trail Museum of Oxford

    Discover more people in the past who have been under siege, or affected by war.

    10am-4.30pm £1

    Museum of Oxford: Explore Oxford Galleries, Oxford Town Hall, St Aldates, Oxford OX1 1BX, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, closed Sundays. Last admission 30 minutes before closing.

    ...oxford.gov.uk... Email Me 01865 252334

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    Museum, Family Friendly, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, History, War

    Living in First World War Oxford Family Day Museum of Oxford

    Families can make their own medals and learn more about people of, and objects from, WWI.

    10.30am-3.30pm Free

    Museum of Oxford: Explore Oxford Galleries, Oxford Town Hall, St Aldates, Oxford OX1 1BX, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, closed Sundays. Last admission 30 minutes before closing.

    ...oxford.gov.uk... Email Me 01865 252334

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    Museum, Family Friendly, Oxford History, Today, This Week, War

    Animate It!

    Join us for the Big Draw and contribute to an animated collage inspired by objects from the Museum.

    1 - 4pm free

    Museum of the History of Science, Old Ashmolean Building, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3AZ, 12-5pm Tue-Fri, 10am-5pm Sat, 2-5pm Sun.

    www.ox.ac.uk/event/animate-it 01865 287406

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    Sketch & Draw Family Learning Drop-in The Oxfordshire Museum, Woodstock

    Make your own sketch book and then draw objects form the museums collections.

    2-4pm Free

    The Oxfordshire Museum, Woodstock. OX20 1SN, Tue-Sat: 10am-5pm. Sun: 2-5pm. Mon: Closed

    Website Email Me 01993 811456

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    Enter the Inventing Room with Victoria Glass The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

    Meet our Food Writer in Residence, Victoria Glass, for an hour of fun in Wonka's factory

    11.00am, 1.00pm and 3.00pm £4 plus Museum entry

    The Roald Dahl Museum, 81-83 High Street, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire HP16 0AL

    ...roalddahl.com... Email Me 01494 892192

    Booking advised by 29 Oct 2014

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    26 Characters exhibition The Story Museum

    Immersive exhibition: rogues and rascals, wizards, witches and wild things! All ages.

    10am-7pm £7.50, £5

    The Story Museum, Rochester House, 42 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Opening hours vary. Shop and Cafe open Tue - Sun 9am - 6pm

    www.storymuseum.org.uk/26Characters Email Me 01865 790050

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    Quidditch Demonstration The Story Museum

    Learn the rules of this wizarding sport from the Oxford Quidditch Team.

    3-5pm Free, just drop in

    The Story Museum, Rochester House, 42 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Opening hours vary. Shop and Cafe open Tue - Sun 9am - 6pm

    ...storymuseum.org.uk... Email Me 01865 790050

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    Ghost Stories with Dave Shelton Kicking the Bucket Festival

    Ask Dave about his new thriller, hear some curiously creepy tales - Age 11+

    6pm £5

    The Story Museum, Rochester House, 42 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Opening hours vary. Shop and Cafe open Tue - Sun 9am - 6pm

    Email Me 01865 305305

    Booking advised by 30 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Theatre, Gig, Family Friendly, Festival, Books, Paranormal, Performance, Halloween, Today, This Week, Storytelling

    Halloween half term - Execution Oxford Castle Unlocked

    Trail around the castle prison & learn all about the crimes that justified the penalty!

    10am - 5.30pm Adults: £9.95, Conc: £8.45, Child: £6.95

    Unlocked - Oxford Castle, 44-46 Oxford Castle, Oxford OX1 1AY, 10am-5.30pm daily (last tour 4.20pm)

    www.oxfordcastleunlocked.co.uk info@oxfordcastleunlocked.co.uk 01865 260 666

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    The Great Pumpkin Hunt

    Find 10 hidden pumpkins to win a seasonal prize!

    10am-5pm £6.50 (£2 children) garden entry fee

    Waterperry Gardens, Nr. Wheatley, Oxon. OX33 1JZ. Open: April-Oct 10-5.30; Nov-Mar 10-5

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    Fairytale Farm Illuminated Evenings Fairytale Farm

    Fairytale Farm illuminates its popular Enchanted Walk every Saturday and Sunday.

    5pm to two hours after dusk £2 adults, £1.75 child, £6.80 family

    Fairytale Farm, Southcombe, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire OX7 5QH

    ...fairytalefarm.co.uk... Email Me 01608 238014

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    Family Play Days at Hill End - Run free, play free, be free! Hill End Centre

    Explore 65 acre's of wood, stream & meadow. Suitable for 0+. Bring a picnic. No dogs.

    10am-2pm £3 (6 months+, cash only)

    Hill End Centre, Eynsham Road, Farmoor, Oxford, OX2 9NJ

    www.hillend-oec.co.uk/cms/site/hill-end Email Me 01865 863510

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    Nature, Family Friendly, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, Outdoors

    Little Genius Music - Music Education for 0 to 3 years old Kodaly/Dalcroze

    How music works? Build up a solid musical base for little ones through singing and movement. Sing, Move, Imagine, Feel Music!

    9:30-10:15hrs £5 per session/£40 per Term

    Thursdays: St. Michael and All Angels Church, Jack Straw's Ln, OX3 0EP---Mondays: Marston United Reformed Church 352 Marston Road, OX3 0JB

    Email Me 07975661717

    Booking advised by 27 Nov 2014

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    Courses and WorkshopsThursday 30th October 2014 Hide

    Fun, affordable evening classes for adults.

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    Environmental Science Course. Eight week evening class for adults.

    6-7.30pm £80 for eight weeks

    Peace House, 19 Paradise Street, Oxford OX1 1LD, Every weekday lunchtime open to all, otherwise for meetings by arrangement.

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    Tara Yoga Centre offer Yoga and Tantra classes and drop-in Yoga sessions

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    6.30-8.30pm

    Tara Yoga Centre, 2nd Floor Crown House, 193 Cowley Road, Oxford, (opposite O2 Academy, entrance on East Avenue) OX4 1UT

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    The Writers' Greenhouse 12-week Novel-building evening course, starting Thursday 2 October 2014

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    7-9.30pm £320 for 12 sessions

    Upper Wolvercote

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    Day of the Dead Art Workshop Kicking the Bucket Festival

    Make a shoebox shrine, sugar skull and more with Groovy Su - come and get creative. 6+

    2.00pm - 4.00pm Free

    Ark T Centre, Crowell Road, Cowley, Oxford OX4 3LN

    Email Me 01865 396778

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    Clay Sculpture: Pumpkin Heads (half-term holiday workshop for ages 5-12 years) Cornerstone Arts Centre

    Carve a Halloween pumpkin head that will last for years to come!

    1.30-3.30pm £14 (one adult free when accompanying a child)

    Cornerstone Arts Centre, 25 Station Road, Didcot OX11 7NE

    www.cornerstone-arts.org cornerstone@southoxon.gov.uk 01235 515144

    Must book by 30 Oct 2014

    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Art, Craft, Today, This Week

    Family Dance Day: Autumn Leaves (half-term holiday activity for ages 5-10 years) Cornerstone Arts Centre

    Grab your mum, dad, sister or grandparent and explore movement ideas together.

    10.30am-2pm Ticket £18 for one adult with up to two children

    Cornerstone Arts Centre, 25 Station Road, Didcot OX11 7NE

    www.cornerstone-arts.org cornerstone@southoxon.gov.uk 01235 515144

    Must book by 30 Oct 2014

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    Advanced Cognitive Therapy Studies - Research Skills

    The course offers experienced practitioners opportunities for continued professional development and growth fostering competencies in a range of job roles.

    Ewert House, Dept. of Continuing Education, Ewert Place, Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7DD

    rm.nsms.ox.ac.uk/go.rm?id=33470 +44 (0)1865 738816

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    Beginners meditation class Samatha

    A breathing meditation class in the Samatha Buddhist tradition

    8.30-10pm Donation

    Fusion Arts, East Oxford Community Centre, Princes Street, Oxford OX4 1DD

    www.samatha.org/ eastoxfordsamatha@gmail.com

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    Headington Buddhist Meditation Class Samatha Trust

    A course in breathing meditation. Learn to use the breath to calm the body and mind.

    7.30pm Free

    Helena Kennedy Centre (Oxford Brookes Student Union), Oxford Brookes University, Headington Hill Campus, Oxford OX3 0BP

    www.samatha.org/oxford Email Me 07785 316 362

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    Art Classes For Children - Radford Lisa Jayne Art Studio

    Creative fun in art for children.

    4.00pm - 5.15pm, 5.30pm - 6.45pm & 7.00pm - 9.00pm £110, £110 & £180 (10 wks) 10% Disc adv payment

    Lisa Jayne Art Studio, The Stables, Radford Farm, Radford, near Enstone, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire OX7 4EB

    www.lisajayne.uk.com info@lisajayne.uk.com 01608 677558

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    Photography Courses for beginners and advanced photographers Oxford School of Photography

    A range of courses from DSLR camera, portrait, Photoshop, Lightroom, Intermediate, and 121

    6.30 - 8.30 pm 4 sessions £85

    Oxford School of Photography, 2 Collins Street, Oxford OX4 1XS

    ...oxfordschoolofphotography.co.uk... Email Me 01865246027

    Must book by 09 Nov 2014

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    Pilates Oxford Sports Physio & Pilates

    Pilates classes run by Chartered Physiotherapists

    7.45am, 8.45am, 6pm intermediate, 5pm beginner £7.75 per class booked as a course

    Oxford University Club, 11 Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3SZ

    www.oxfordsportsphysio.co.uk/ Email Me 07824 337826

    Must book by 30 Nov 2014

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    Pilates Oxford Sports Physio & Pilates

    Pilates class run by Chartered Physiotherapist

    12.30pm £7.75 per class booked as a course

    Oxford University Club, 11 Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3SZ

    www.oxfordsportsphysio.co.uk/ Email Me 07824 337826

    Must book by 30 Nov 2014

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    Tai Chi - Chen Style - Chen Academy Chen Academy

    Taught in traditional manner in lineage of Grandmaster Gou.

    5.45-6.45pm £8 / £65 for 10

    Silver Band Hall, Temple Road, Temple Cowley, Oxford, (near car park, behind Temple Cowley Swimming Pool) OX4 2EZ

    www.chenacademy.com Email Me 07717798979

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    Mindfulness meditation Adaptation Practice

    Relieve depression, anxiety, anger and stress with Dr Clive Sherlock. Must book in advance: 07866 455 503

    2-7pm Prices vary

    St Columba's Hall, Alfred Street, Oxford OX1 4EH

    www.adaptationpractice.org Email Me 07866 455503

    Must book by 30 Nov 2014

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    Relieve Depression, Anxiety, Anger and Stress. Adaptation Practice

    Self-discipline and mindfulness training for long-lasting relief with Dr Clive Sherlock. Must book in advance.

    4-7pm prices vary

    St Columba's Hall, Alfred Street, Oxford OX1 4EH

    www.adaptationpractice.org Email Me 07866 455 503

    Must book by 30 Nov 2014

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    Sing in a choir Summertown Choral Society

    Non-audition choir giving 2 concerts per year in Oxford. Just come along and give us a try

    8-9.30pm £65 per term/student half price/under 25 free

    St Michael and All Angels (Summertown), Lonsdale Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7ES

    www.summertownchoral.org.uk/ Email Me

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    Spooky Stories Workshop with Dave Shelton The Story Museum

    Learn to spin your own spine-tingling stories with author Dave Shelton. Age: 9-13

    2.00pm £6

    The Story Museum, Rochester House, 42 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Opening hours vary. Shop and Cafe open Tue - Sun 9am - 6pm

    ...storymuseum.org.uk... Email Me 01865 305305

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    Spooky Stories Workshop with Dave Shelton Kicking the bucket festival

    Learn to spin scary stories with author of A Boy, A Bear and A Boat and Thirteen Chairs. Age 9-13. . Age 9-13

    2pm £6

    The Story Museum, Rochester House, 42 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Opening hours vary. Shop and Cafe open Tue - Sun 9am - 6pm

    www.daveshelton.com Email Me 01865 305305

    Booking advised by 30 Oct 2014 Book tickets

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    Wizard of OZ - OCT Half Term Course OAPA

    3 Day Course Ages 8-12 themed on the classic Wizard of Oz

    9am-5pm £115

    Wolvercote Village Hall, Oxford

    www.theoapa.com/holiday-courses-oxford-5-8 Email Me 01865 872883

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    Puppy Socialisation Classes Fair Weather Dog Training Club

    Socialise your puppy with other puppies and people as well as teaching it basic obedience.

    6.45-7.30pm £70 for the 10 week course

    Arncott Village Hall, Arncott, Bicester OX25 1PL

    www.fairweatherdogtrainingclub.co.uk Email Me 01869 322996

    Booking advised by 11 Sep 2014

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    Meditation Group every Thursday 6.45(sharp) - 8pm

    Guided meditations to explore stellar energies, and using planetary and elemental energies

    6.45pm (sharp) £1

    The Oval, Rose Hill, Oxford

    Email Me 07929748757/01865782862

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    Curry Club The Tree Hotel, Cadmore End

    Come down to the Tree Hotel Cadmore, and try a different region of Indian food each month.

    7pm £12.95- £14.95pp (2-3 courses)

    The Tree Hotel, Cadmore End, High Wycombe, Bucks, HP14 3PF

    cadmore.treehotel.co.uk Email Me 01494 881183

    Booking advised by 28 Aug 2014

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    MeetingThursday 30th October 2014 Hide

    Slimming World Blackbird Leys Slimming World

    Come along and start your weight loss journey with us.

    5 & 7pm £4.95 (£4.65)

    Blackbird Leys Youth & Community Centre, Blackbird Leys Road, Blackbird Leys, Oxford OX4 6HW

    Email Me 01865 400455

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    Evening of Mindfulness Oxford Thich Nhat Hanh Sangha

    Meditation, teaching, discussion.

    7 - 9pm £2 -3 donation

    Friends Meeting House, 43 St Giles, Oxford OX1 3LW

    interbeing.org.uk oxfordtnhsangha@gmail.com

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    Make your dream of writing a novel come true this November. National novel writing month

    National novel writing month 2014 Oxfordshire friendly informal meet up evening.

    7pm Free

    Jam Factory, 27 Park End Street, Oxford OX1 1HU, Mon - Fri: 8am - 10pm Sat: 10am - 10pm Sun: 10am - 9pm

    ...nanowrimo.org... Email Me 07530858303

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    囲碁/ 바둑/ 围棋/ 圍棋: Oriental board-game Go/ Baduk/ WeiQi Oxford Student Go Society

    Play/watch. Free lessons. All welcome - beginners to 7 dan/pro! Spectators welcome. Check web-site for late news. In Fitzjames 2, Merton College. If after 7.30, call Toby (07821 199649).

    7.30-11.30 Free

    Merton College, Merton Street, Oxford OX1 4JD

    www.britgo.org/clubs/oxford_u.html/ Email Me 07821 199649

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    Summertown St Margaret's Neighbourhood Forum AGM Summertown St Margaret's Neighbourhood Forum

    Local residents writing a Neighbourhood Plan for Summertown & St Margaret's wards.

    7.30-9.30pm Free

    North Oxford Association Community Centre, Ferry Centre, Diamond Place, Summertown OX2 7DP

    www.summertownstmargaretsforum.org.uk/ Email Me

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    Knit Club Oxford Yarn Store

    Knitters and crocheters of all abilities meet informally.

    6-9pm Free

    Oxford Yarn Store, 3 North Parade Avenue, Oxford OX2 6LX, Mon - Sat 10am-6pm, late opening Thu -8pm. Closed Sundays.

    oxfordyarnstore.co.uk Email Me 01865 604112

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    Understanding other people: a science of belief systems Oxford Communist Corresponding Society

    Talk by Dr Edmund Griffiths, author of 'Towards a Science of Belief Systems'. All welcome.

    7:30pm – 9:00pm, free entry

    The Mitre, 17 High Street, Oxford OX1 4AG

    www.communistcorrespondingsociety.org Email Me

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    Sports and FitnessThursday 30th October 2014 Hide

    Kung Fu Academy Kung Fu Academy

    Traditional Kung Fu with modern applications. Get stronger, faster and learn self defence.

    7.30pm £6.50 (£4)

    Asian Cultural Centre, Manzil Way, Oxford OX4 1GH

    www.kung-fu-academy.co.uk Email Me 07771 568605

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    Yoga (Mixed Ability) Sue Pennington

    All welcome, including beginners. Stretching, strengthening, relaxing.

    6-7.30pm £10 (£8)

    Asian Cultural Centre, Manzil Way, Oxford OX4 1GH

    www.suepennington.com Email Me 01865 776759

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    Kickboxing Lessons Oxfordshire Kickboxing Club

    Lose weight, improve fitness, meet new people & compete.

    7pm 8pm

    Cheney School, Cheney Lane, Oxford OX3 7QH

    Website oxfordshirekickboxingclub@outllok.com 07772680121

    Booking advised by 30 Oct 2014

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    Ashtanga Yoga EOCC

    Mixed ability

    5.30 - 7pm £10 (£7)

    East Oxford Community Centre, 44b Princes Street (corner of Cowley Rd), Oxford OX4 1HU

    www.tracyleo.com Email Me 07538 746112

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    Ashtanga Yoga

    Mixed ability, led classes. Strong, dynamic, energising yoga. Beginners welcome.

    10:00-11:30am from £FREE (for members)

    Ferry Leisure Centre, Diamond Place, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7DP, Mon - Fri 6.15am - 10pm, Sat 8.30am - 9.30pm, Sun 8.30am - 8.30pm

    www.sashanorton.co.uk Email Me 07710 237162

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    Group Personal Training Mind Over Matter Fitness & Nutrition

    8-9pm £6

    Gladiator Fitness Studios, Marsh Lane, Marston OX3 0NQ

    Email Me 07773 675884

    Must book by 27 Dec 2014

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    Pilates: Intermediate Level Ivana Starkova

    Stott instructor. Improve posture. Strengthen abs and back.

    12.30 - 1.15pm £10 or £48 for 6 weeks

    Jericho Community Centre, 33a Canal Street, Oxford OX2 6BQ

    www.ispilates.co.uk enquiries@ispilates.co.uk 07818 062351

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    Pilates AJactive (Anginette Barton)

    Fitness classes for all levels of ability. Pay as you go.

    9.30-10.30am Pilates £7.00 per person

    Millbrook House, High Street, Milton, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 4EL

    www.ajactive.co.uk enquiries@ajactive.co.uk 07796 053703

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    Hatha Yoga Oxford Community Health Hub

    Yoga for relaxation in a welcoming environment. Please, pre-book. Mats provided.

    18.30-19.30 £5

    Oxford Community Health Hub, Botley Road, Oxford OX2 0BT

    healthhuboxford.org.uk/ Email Me 07707 995037

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    Oxford City Korfball Club - Training

    Korfball is a fun, mixed-sex sport similar to netball/basketball. Beginners always welcome.

    6.30-8pm First 4 sessions free

    Oxford Spires Academy, Glanville Road, Oxford OX4 2AU

    www.oxfordcitykorfball.co.uk Email Me

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    Zumba Toning Janette Cardy Fitness

    Burn a lot of calories, have a party workout and meet new people. Class can burn over 800

    7-8pm £5 per class

    OXSRAD, Court Place Farm, Marsh Lane

    www.janettecardyfitness.co.uk Email Me 07831 255532

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    Sports and Fitness, Health, Dance, Today, This Week, Zumba, Classes

    Yoga (Hatha) Heath & Harmony Centre

    Hatha Yoga for stress release. All levels. Beginners welcome.

    5.45-6.45pm £6 paid in advance every 6 weeks

    Risinghurst Community Centre, Kiln Lane, Risinghurst OX3 8ER

    www.tranquilsuccess.com Email Me 01865 375741

    No need to book!

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    Aerobics/Toning/Flexi-bar AJactive (Anginette Barton)

    Fitness classes for all levels of ability. Pay as you go.

    5.30-6.30/45pm: Body Toning £6.00 per person

    Rose Hill Primary School, The Oval, Oxford OX4 4SF

    www.ajactive.co.uk enquiries@ajactive.co.uk 07796 053703

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    Yoga AJactive (Anginette Barton)

    Fitness classes for all levels of ability. Pay as you go.

    7.00-8.00pm: Yoga £6.00 per person

    Rose Hill Primary School, The Oval, Oxford OX4 4SF

    www.ajactive.co.uk enquiries@ajactive.co.uk 07796 053703

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    Wing Chun Dynamics Kung Fu Wing Chun Dynamics

    Combining traditional Wing Chun Kung Fu and Shaolin energy training. All are welcome.

    7pm-9pm £10

    St Michael & All Angels Church Hall (Summertown), Corner of Banbury & Portland Rds, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7EZ

    www.wingchundynamics.org wayne@wingchundynamics.org 07974 217232

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    IYENGAR yoga with Anna Heavens & Toby Lockyer

    Iyengar yoga classes from Anna Heavens (Intermed 3, 25 yrs) & Toby Lockyer (Intro 2, 4yrs)

    5.45pm to 7.15pm £8/£9/£10

    The Coach House, Headington, Quarry Road, Headington OX3 8NU

    iyengaryogaoxford.com Email Me 07800 925111

    No need to book!

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    Pilates AJactive (Anginette Barton)

    Fitness classes for all levels of ability. Pay as you go.

    12.10-12.50pm Pilates £5.00 per person

    The Old Fire Station, 40 George Street, Oxford OX1 2AQ, Shop and gallery open 10am – 5pm, Tuesday – Saturday. OFS Venue for gigs/theatre open whenever there's an event.

    www.ajactive.co.uk enquiries@ajactive.co.uk 07796 053703

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    Learn to play roller derby! Oxford Wheels of Gory

    Roller derby for all levels, men and women welcome. Training in Wheatley and Abingdon.

    6.30 9.30

    Wheatley Park School, Holton, Oxfordshire OX33 1QH

    www.oxfordwheelsofgory.co.uk Email Me

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    Morning Mysore Style Ashtanga Yoga Ashtanga Yoga Oxford

    Traditional Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga with KPJAYI authorised teachers Manu & Bella Rossi

    6.30-9am £12/10

    Yoga Garden, Behind Cibo's (on the right), South Parade, Summertown

    www.ashtangayogaoxford.org manu@ashtangayogaoxford.org 07805 953421

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    Mysore Style Ashtanga Yoga Ashtanga Yoga Oxford

    Traditional Ashtanga Yoga class with KPJAYI qualified teacher Bella Rossi for all levels.

    10.30 am - 12 noon £10, £8 concessions

    Yoga Garden, Behind Cibo's (on the right), South Parade, Summertown

    www.ashtangayogaoxford.org bella@ashtangayogaoxford.org 07779 620747

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    Hot Power Yoga YogaVenue

    Suitable for all levels and abilities

    5:30 - 6:45pm See website for details

    YogaVenue, 2 Avenue Lane, (off Chapel Street), Oxford OX4 1YF

    www.yogavenue.co.uk Email Me 01865 245754

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    Hot Bikram Yoga YogaVenue

    Hot Bikram Yoga class suitable for all levels and fitness ability.

    12 noon - 1:30pm see website for details

    YogaVenue, 2 Avenue Lane, (off Chapel Street), Oxford OX4 1YF

    www.yogavenue.co.uk Email Me 01865 245754

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    Vinyasa Yoga YogaVenue

    Vinyasa Yoga Class. Suitable for all levels.

    5:45 - 7pm see website for details

    YogaVenue, 2 Avenue Lane, (off Chapel Street), Oxford OX4 1YF

    www.yogavenue.co.uk Email Me 01865 245754

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    Hot Bikram Yoga YogaVenue

    Hot Bikram Yoga class suitable for all levels and fitness ability.

    7 - 8:30pm see website for details

    YogaVenue, 2 Avenue Lane, (off Chapel Street), Oxford OX4 1YF

    www.yogavenue.co.uk Email Me 01865 245754

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    Vinyasa Yoga, Level 2 YogaVenue

    Vinyasa Yoga Class - Level 2. Suitable for those with a regular practice.

    7:15 - 8:45pm see website for details

    YogaVenue, 2 Avenue Lane, (off Chapel Street), Oxford OX4 1YF

    www.yogavenue.co.uk Email Me 01865 245754

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    Hot Bikram Yoga YogaVenue

    Hot Bikram Yoga class suitable for all levels and fitness ability.

    6:30 - 8am see website for details

    YogaVenue, 2 Avenue Lane, (off Chapel Street), Oxford OX4 1YF

    www.yogavenue.co.uk Email Me 01865 245754

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    Sports and Fitness, Health, OX4, Today, This Week, Yoga, Classes, Wellbeing

    Complete Beginners Yoga Class. Find out if Yoga is for you! All ages / abilities Oxford Yoga Tuition

    New class

    Have you ever wondered what Yoga is and if it is for you? Drop in or sign up for 5 weeks.

    6.15-7.45pm 5 week course £40 or £10 drop in

    Clinic 95, 95 West Way, Oxford OX2 9JY

    oxfordyogatuition.com rache.yoga@yahoo.co.uk 441865426327

    Booking advised by 02 Oct 2014

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    Sports and Fitness, Meditation, Today, This Week, Yoga, Classes

    Iyengar Yoga class

    General level, beginners welcome. Lovely studio with mats provided.

    11am-12.30pm £12, or £10 if block booking

    Club House, North Oxford Golf Club, Banbury Road, OX2 8EZ

    www.iyoxford.com Email Me

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    Oxford and Abingdon Bootcamp Oxfordshire Personal Training

    Fancy losing weight? Meeting new people? Your first session is free!

    6.45pm - 7.45pm £7

    Harefields, Oxford, OX2 8EP

    ...oxfordshirepersonaltraining.com... Email Me

    Booking advised by 08 Nov 2014

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    Zumba and Fitness Pilates Janette Cardy Fitness

    Drop in classes every Thursday.

    from 6.30-8.30 pm £5 per class or both classes £8.50

    Madley Park Hall, Madley Park, Witney OX28 1FP

    www.janettecardyfitness.co.uk Email Me 07831 255532

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    Fitness Pilates with JCFitness Janette Cardy Fitness

    Work the core, improve posture and alignment.

    7.3508.30 pm £5

    Madley Park, Witney

    www.janettecardyfitness.co.uk Email Me 07831 255532

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    Sports and Fitness, Health, Today, This Week, Zumba

    Boxing for Fitness Oxford Boxing and Fitness Academy

    Get fit, lose fat, relieve stress. Training classes - male & female - all ages & abilities

    17:00 - 22:00hrs £Email for info

    Oxford Boxing & Fitness Academy, Saxon Wy, Oxford, OX3 9DF

    www.oxfordboxingacademy.com faz@oxfordboxingacademy.com 07748 841862

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    Running Group Mind Over Matter Fitness & Nutrition

    Fun and friendly running group suitable for all abilities and fitness levels.

    6.15-7pm Free

    Reebok Fithub, Cornmarket Steet, Oxford

    Email Me 07773 675884

    Booking advised by 26 Nov 2014

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    Make a Racket! GO Active

    Have a go at tennis, badminton, squash and table tennis in October with new, fun sessions!

    09.30 21.30

    Various venues across the city.

    ...getoxfordshireactive.org... Email Me 01865 252720

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    LecturesThursday 30th October 2014 Hide

    Japonism and the Impressionists Ashmolean Museum

    This lecture examines the techniques used by 19th-century western and Japanese print.

    2-3pm £5 (£4)

    Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2PH, Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm

    www.ashmolean.org 01865 305305

    Booking advised by 30 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Lectures, Art, Today, This Week, History

    Literary 'Speed-Dating': A Very Short Introduction Blackwell's Bookshop

    8 authors discuss their OUP VSI title with intimate groups of 10, from Ice Age to the Celts.

    7pm £3

    Blackwells Bookshop, 48-51 Broad St, Oxford OX1 3BQ

    ...blackwell.co.uk... Email Me 01865 333623

    Lectures, Books, Today, This Week

    Maternal healthcare inequalities over time in lower and middle income countries

    Dr Amos Channon, University of Southampton

    12.30 - 2pm N/A

    Oxford Institute Of Population Ageing, 66 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 6PR

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 (6)12800

    Lectures, Today, This Week

    Exploring the wellbeing of doctoral researchers

    Ring the intercom for Suite 3 to be let in the building.

    4 - 5.30pm free

    Oxford Learning Institute, Suite 3, Littlegate House, 16/17 St Ebbes, Oxford OX1 1PT, Term time: Monday- Friday 9.00 am- 5.00 pm Vacation: Monday - Friday 9.00 am- 5.00 pm

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 (2)86811

    Lectures, Today, This Week

    Oxford and the next generation of mobile health

    How can mobile healthcare improve patient outcomes, allow patients a greater stake in managing their own conditions, and, in underdeveloped regions, improve access to affordable healthcare?

    3.30 - 5pm free

    Oxford Martin School, Old Indian Institute, 34 Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BD

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 216593

    Lectures, Today, This Week

    ARTifice

    Can deception ever be justified? How does information influence the way we see art? With prominent speakers from the worlds of art and science. 

    6 - 9pm free

    Oxford University Museum of Natural History, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PW, 10am - 5pm daily. Free entry.

    www.ox.ac.uk/event/artifice 01865 613785

    Lectures, Today, This Week

    Rethinking Finance - How GDP and other Financial Constructs and Mindsets Effect Business Sustainability

    Leading sustainability practitioners from UBS, Shell, and PWC discuss on how the way we think about finance and economics affects business' 'sustainability'

    5 - 6.30pm none

    Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, Hayes House, 75 George Street, Oxford OX1 2BQ

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 614 966

    Lectures, Today, This Week

    War: a theology of suffering and the witness of poets Oxford Centre for Spiritual Growth

    Lunchtime talk by Paul Fiddes. Part of series on engaging positively with suffering.

    12.30 pm free - retiring collection

    St Giles' Church, 10 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HA

    www.ocsg.uk.net/ Email Me

    Lectures, Today, This Week, Religion

    Britain in Palestine 1917-1948 - Understanding the Present Conflict OxPeace & Balfour Project

    New film 'Britain in Palestine'; Q& A with distinguished panel; 'Faraway, So Close' drama

    7.45pm Free

    St John's College Auditorium, St Giles OX1 3JP

    ...balfourproject.org... info@balfourproject.org

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    Desert Island Vegetables Oxford Organic Group

    Talk by Pauline Pears, ex-Garden Organic, on her favourite and most productive vegetables

    7.30pm - 9pm £2

    St Leonard's Church Hall, The Square, Eynsham OX29 4HW

    01993 868693

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    FestivalThursday 30th October 2014 Hide

    Oxford's first Pumpkin Festival, Oct 30th - Nov 9th 2014

    Reviews

    Celebrating food and creatively encouraging people to think about the food they throw away

    See individual event listings See individual event listings

    Oxford

    tinyurl.com/n98jfgw Email Me

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Festival, Food, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Food and waste themed Catweazle Club Catweazle Club with Hubbub & Good Food Oxford

    Pumpkin festival edition of music, poetry and more at this legendary open-mic night. Part of the Oxford Pumpkin Festival.

    8pm £6/£5 conc

    East Oxford Community Centre, 44b Princes Street (corner of Cowley Rd), Oxford OX4 1HU

    tinyurl.com/mumkgft Email Me

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    Poetry, Festival, Music, Food, Today, This Week

    Oxford Pumpkin Festival Launch Hubbub & Good Food Oxford

    Mark the launch of the festival with inspiring short talks, food and drinks.

    6-8pm Free

    Museum of Oxford: Explore Oxford Galleries, Oxford Town Hall, St Aldates, Oxford OX1 1BX, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, closed Sundays. Last admission 30 minutes before closing.

    tinyurl.com/mumkgft Email Me

    Booking advised by 30 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Festival, Food, Halloween, Today, This Week

    Stammtisch - Pumpkin Fest OVADA

    Pumpkin carving extravaganza! Help us make a pumpkin chandalier! Soup and drinks available.

    6pm Free

    OVADA Warehouse, 14A Osney Lane, Oxford OX1 1NJ, Opening times are specific to each show. See website for details.

    ...ovada.org.uk... Email Me 01865 200979

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    Family Friendly, Festival, Halloween, Today, This Week

    Ghost Fest Oxford Castle Unlocked

    A spine-chilling selection of events including ghost hunts, spooky tours & murder mysteries

    10am - 8pm Prices vary

    Unlocked - Oxford Castle, 44-46 Oxford Castle, Oxford OX1 1AY, 10am-5.30pm daily (last tour 4.20pm)

    www.oxfordcastleunlocked.co.uk Email Me 01865 260 666

    Booking advised by 30 Nov 2014 Book tickets

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    Festival, Halloween, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Kicking the Bucket: A Festival of Living and Dying

    Talks, workshops, visual art and general creativeness to open up discussion around death and dying.

    8am

    Across Oxfordshire

    www.kickingthebucket.co.uk

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    Museum, Theatre, Gig, Concert, Exhibition, Books, Jazz, Music, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Meeting, Food, Lectures, Poetry, Festival, Health, Art, Meditation, Dance, Help, Nightlife, Performance, Puppetry, Games, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, Classes, Sculpture, Storytelling, Wellbeing, Singing, Debate

    MarketThursday 30th October 2014 Hide

    Sandy Lane Farm Co-op Market

    Seasonal organic & local veg, meat, fruit, jams, cakes, bread, flowers

    2-6.30pm

    Sandy Lane Farm, Tiddington, (between junction 8 & 7 of the M40) OX9 2LA, Thursdays: 2-6.30pm all year Saturdays: 11am-3pm September – December

    Email Me 01844 279 269

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    If you miss the weekend farmers' markets in Oxford and you've forgotten to order your veg box delivery for the week (yes on both...read more

    Eco, Market, Food, Today, This Week, Farmers Market

    Somerton Christmas Bazaar Villagers of Somerton

    Gifts, cakes, preserves, kitchenalia, tombola and much more.

    2-4pm Free

    Barnes Memorial Hall (Somerton Village Hall) Heyford Road, Somerton, Oxfordshire, OX25 6LN

    shirleymgrant@hotmail.co.uk 01869 346868

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    Massive Second-Hand Book Sale Save the Children Fund

    We have thousands of books (fiction, reference, childrens...) starting at only 50p!

    12-4pm Free

    St John's Church, Burford Rd, Carterton, OX18 3AA

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    ArtThursday 30th October 2014 Hide

    Emily Ault: Shotover Edge at Art Jericho

    Paintings of Shotover Edge. Ancient woods and histories.

    12-6 pm Free

    Art Jericho, 6 King Street, Oxford OX2 6DF, Wed - Sunday 12-6pm

    www.artjericho.com Email Me 01865 604070

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    Art Belongs to the People!

    Exhibition of a selection of important works by two outstanding German artists, Joseph Beuys (1921–1986) and Jörg Immendorff (1945–2007).

    10.00am - 5.00pm

    Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2PH, Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm

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    Festival Trail Kicking the Bucket Festival

    A self-guided tour relevant to the festival of death and dying. Available from welcome desk in Gallery 9.

    Free

    Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2PH, Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm

    01865 278000

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    Ai Wei Wei exhibit at Blenheim Palace

    Interesting mix of East & West, modern & old.

    Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxford, Opening hours: In 2013: the Park is open all year round, except Christmas Day, from 9am-6pm/dusk. The Palace & Formal Gardens are open 10.30am-5.30pm (last admission 4.45pm) from Sat 9th Feb - Sun 3 Nov, then Wed - Sun (inclusive) from Wed 6 Nov - Fri 13th Dec. Pleasure Gdns open 10.30am - dusk daily. For all other opening hours, see website.

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    How many ways can you scratch at the overbearing pompousness of China's central politburo? Switch the pervasive menace of that...read more

    Exhibition, Art, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Uncommon interests: Mertonian Treasures in the Bodleian

    From the earliest observations of Oxford weather to the fantastical automata of medieval Arab courts.

    9am - 5pm Admission free

    Bodleian Library, Old Schools Quadrangle, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BG, Mon-Fri: 9am - 5pm; Sat: 9am-4.30pm; Sun: 11am - 5pm

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 (2)87447

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    Art from Ammunition: Trench Art from the First World War Compton Verney

    Objects made from the by-products of 20th century warfare - shell cases, flour sacks.

    11am - 5pm Included in collections and grounds admission

    Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ, Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 5pm. Closed Mondays (except Bank Holiday Mondays). Last entry to the galleries is 30 mins before closing.

    www.comptonverney.org.uk Email Me 01926645500

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    Museum, Family Friendly, Outside Oxfordshire, Art, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    British Folk Art Compton Verney

    From Toby jugs to ships' figureheads, exploring the threshold between art and artefact.

    11am - 5 pm Please see our website.

    Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ, Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 5pm. Closed Mondays (except Bank Holiday Mondays). Last entry to the galleries is 30 mins before closing.

    www.comptonverney.org.uk Email Me 01926645500

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    Museum, Family Friendly, Outside Oxfordshire, Art, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Family Arts Festival Compton Verney

    with local museums, galleries and theatres to ensure there are lots of fun activities.

    11am - 5 pm Please see our website

    Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ, Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 5pm. Closed Mondays (except Bank Holiday Mondays). Last entry to the galleries is 30 mins before closing.

    www.comptonverney.org.uk Email Me 01926645500

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    The Bullpen: Industry to Art Cornerstone Arts Centre

    Unique exhibition of contemporary sculptures inspired by Swindon's STEAM GW Railway museum.

    Tue-Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 11am-4pm Free

    Cornerstone Arts Centre, 25 Station Road, Didcot OX11 7NE

    www.cornerstone-arts.org cornerstone@southoxon.gov.uk 01235 515144

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    Exhibition, Family Friendly, Art, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Stop, Look, See - Two photographic exhibitions Ruth Davey

    What is living and dying? Explore the changing seasons and our senses through image

    Telephone for opening times Free

    Crisis Skylight Cafe, Old Fire Sation, 40 George Street / Gloucester Green, Oxford OX1 2AQ, Mon - Tue 8.30am - 4pm, food served until 3pm; Wed - Sat 8.30am - 6pm, food served until 5pm.

    www.look-again.org 01865 263980

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    Exhibition, Art, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, Wellbeing

    Art in Woodstock Exhibition Junction Art Gallery

    Exhibiting work by Tim Steward, Harriet Eagle & Rose Wallace in the annual art festival.

    11am - 5pm Free

    Junction Art Gallery, 43 Oxford Street, Woodstock OX20 1TJ, Wed - Sat 10am - 5pm, Sundays 11am - 4pm. Closed Mon & Tue.

    www.junctionartgallery.co.uk Email Me 01993 358707

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    Painting & Drawing Classes for Adults Lisa Jayne Art Studio

    Learn new skills in painting & drawing or build on existing skills

    9.30am - 12.30pm, 1.00pm - 3.30pm, 7.00pm - 9.00pm £27, £22.50, £18 (10% Disc adv payment)

    Lisa Jayne Art Studio, The Stables, Radford Farm, Radford, near Enstone, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire OX7 4EB

    www.lisajayne.uk.com Email Me 01608 677558

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    Stuart Brisley-
State of Denmark Modern Art Oxford

    A survey of recent works by a seminal British artist.

    Tues-Sat 11am-6pm, Sun 12-5pm, Monday closed. Free

    Modern Art Oxford, 30 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Tues-Sat: 11am-6pm. Sun: 12-5pm. Closed Monday

    www.modernartoxford.org.uk/whats-on/ Email Me

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    Exhibition, Art, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Straight to Camera: Performance for Film Modern Art Oxford

    Artists' films examining the practice of making performance for film.

    Tues-Sat 11am-6pm,Sun 12-5pm, Monday closed. Free

    Modern Art Oxford, 30 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Tues-Sat: 11am-6pm. Sun: 12-5pm. Closed Monday

    www.modernartoxford.org.uk/whats-on/ Email Me 01865 813813

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    J A Shuffrey: A Celebration in Pictures Museum of Oxford

    An exhibition celebrating the work of local artist James Allen Shuffrey

    10am - 5pm Free

    Museum of Oxford: Explore Oxford Galleries, Oxford Town Hall, St Aldates, Oxford OX1 1BX, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, closed Sundays. Last admission 30 minutes before closing.

    ...oxford.gov.uk... Email Me 01865 252334

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    Museum, Exhibition, Art, Oxford History, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Kabul: Portraits from a Troubled City

    A series of portraits of people living and working in Kabul, Afghanistan

    10am - 9pm Free

    Museum of Oxford: Explore Oxford Galleries, Oxford Town Hall, St Aldates, Oxford OX1 1BX, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, closed Sundays. Last admission 30 minutes before closing.

    www.isisfilmsandphotography.co.uk Email Me 07984337008

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    Moonstruck

    An exhibition exploring the influence of the Moon within, and beyond, science.

    12 - 5pm free

    Museum of the History of Science, Old Ashmolean Building, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3AZ, 12-5pm Tue-Fri, 10am-5pm Sat, 2-5pm Sun.

    www.ox.ac.uk/event/moonstruck 01865 287406

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    Where Does the Line Take Us?

    Five artists explore the phenomenon of the Line

    10am - 4pm, closed Sundays Admission Free

    North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade, Oxford OX2 7NN, Mon - Sat: 11am - 4pm

    www.thenorthwall.com Email Me 01865 319450

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    The Great War: Personal Stories From Downing Street to the Trenches

    The exhibition is part of a series of three different but connected exhibitions in three countries looking at 'War in the Archives'.

    9am - 5pm Admission free

    Old Bodleian Library, Old Schools Quad, Catte Street, Oxford, Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm; Saturday 9am – 4.30pm; Sunday 11am – 5pm

    www.ox.ac.uk/go.rm?id=33769

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    Composition in Photography Course - Seeing Pictures Oxford School of Photography

    Understand the basics of picture composition and creating beautiful photos.

    6.30-8.30pm £85 per course

    Oxford School of Photography, 2 Collins Street, Oxford OX4 1XS

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    Routes of Sorrow, Grieving without Finality Kicking the Bucket Festival

    Exhibition where Artist Pam Foley explores loss and grief through curiosity & conversation

    Call Paul on 01865 513601 for times Free

    St Barnabas, St Barnabas Street, Jericho, Oxford OX2 6BG

    www.facebook.com/pamfoleysculptor Email Me

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    Chop Marks Arts at the Old Fire Station

    An exhibition by Miranda Creswell of imagined landscapes.

    10am - 5pm Free

    The Old Fire Station, 40 George Street, Oxford OX1 2AQ, Shop and gallery open 10am – 5pm, Tuesday – Saturday. OFS Venue for gigs/theatre open whenever there's an event.

    www.oldfirestation.org.uk/ Email Me 01865 263980

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    Avifauna Arts at the Old Fire Station

    Take flight to ‘Avifauna' an exhibition by illustrator and printmaker Claire Duffy.

    10am - 5pm Free

    The Old Fire Station, 40 George Street, Oxford OX1 2AQ, Shop and gallery open 10am – 5pm, Tuesday – Saturday. OFS Venue for gigs/theatre open whenever there's an event.

    www.oldfirestation.org.uk/ Email Me 01865 263980

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    Day of the Deal Altar & Tree of Life Westmill Woodland Burial Ground

    The glowing red altar creates a quiet place for reflection. Come & decorate or just look.

    Free

    The Story Museum, Rochester House, 42 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Opening hours vary. Shop and Cafe open Tue - Sun 9am - 6pm

    info@woodlandburialwestmill.co.uk 01367 240508

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    "Wild Side" Sculpture Exhibition

    Wildlife sculptors Carol Bryant and Sue Nicholson show their exciting new work.

    9am-4.30pm Free

    The Turrill Sculpture Garden, Behind Summertown Library, South Parade, Summertown., Mon, Thurs & Fri: 9.30-5.30; Tues: 9.30-17.00; Sat: 9.00-13.00. Closed Weds & Sun.

    www.turrillsculpturegarden.org.uk

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    Imagining the Woods: Art from the Wytham Studio

    An exhibition of reduction linocuts by Robin Wilson and Rosie Fairfax-Cholmeley, artists in residence at Wytham Woods.

    9am-4pm Free

    University of Oxford Botanic Garden, Rose Lane OX1 4AZ, May - Aug: daily 9am - 6pm Sep - Oct: daily 9am - 5pm Nov - Feb: daily 9am - 4pm Mar - Apr: daily 9am - 5pm

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 286690

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    Birdscapes West Ox Arts

    Exhibition of bird paintings by prize-winning artist.

    10.30am-4.30pm Free

    West Oxfordshire Arts Gallery, The Gallery/Town Hall, Market Square, Bampton, Oxfordshire OX18 2JH, Mon: closed. Tue-Sat: 10.30am-4.30pm. Sun: 2-4pm.

    www.westoxarts.com Email Me 01993 850137

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    Modal Landscape

    Open daily, but visitors are advised to ring the Lodge beforehand on 274100.

    10am - 7pm free

    Wolfson College, Linton Rd, Oxford OX2 6UD, Open to the public during daylight hours. Free admission.

    www.ox.ac.uk/event/modal-landscape 274109

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    New works by Sebastian Thomas and Catherine Watson The Bus Stop Gallery

    Collage-based collaboration at The Bus Stop Gallery, Love Your Plane, Oxford

    10am - 6pm Free

    247 Iffley Road, Oxford, OX4 1SJ

    www.facebook.com/events/298965586961544/ Email Me 07925019013

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    Unique transpersonal art by painter-psychotherapist Jaimie Cahlil JAIMIE CAHLIL - Art & Psychotherapy - Oxford

    Profoundly moving (affordable) calming uplifting (framed) oil paintings & colour drawings.

    9am-7pm Free

    Oxford Central Library, Gallery Wall, 2nd Floor, Westgate Shopping Centre, Oxford OX1 1JD

    Website Email Me 01865 453131

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    Predators & Prey: A Roman Mosaic from Lod, Israel

    A rare Roman mosaic pavement excavated in Israel forms the centrepiece of this special exhibition.

    10.00am - 5.00pm

    Waddesdon Manor, Aylesbury, Bucks, HP18 0JH

    www.waddesdon.org.uk/ 01296 653226

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    WorshipThursday 30th October 2014 Hide

    Meeting for Worship Quakers

    This method of worship is based on waiting in silence.

    7.30 am - 8.00 am followed by breakfast Free

    Friends Meeting House, 43 St Giles, Oxford OX1 3LW

    www.oxfordquakers.org Email Me 01865 557373

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    Compline by Candlelight with Keble College Choral Scholars. All Welcome. Keble College Chapel

    The ancient service of Compline offered in candlelit darkness; sung by choral scholars.

    9.00-9.20pm Free

    Keble College Chapel, Keble College, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PG

    www.keble.ox.ac.uk/about/chapel Email Me 01865272727

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    Merton College Choir Merton College

    Choral Evensong

    6.15pm Free

    Merton College Chapel, Merton Street, Oxford OX1 4JD

    ...ox.ac.uk... Email Me 01865 616724

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    Choral Evensong New College Choir

    6.15 pm free

    New College Chapel, New College, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN

    www.newcollegechoir.com Email Me 01865 279108

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    Interactive Bible Study The Redeemed Christian Church of God, CLA, Oxford

    Bible Study, Prayers and Songs in a friendly worship environment

    7.30 - 9.00pm Free

    Barton Neighbourhood Centre, Underholl Circus, OX3 9LS. Barton Headington, Oxford

    www.oxrccg.org.uk Email Me 07502454004

    No need to book!

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    DanceThursday 30th October 2014 Hide

    Learn to Lindy Hop! Oxford Lindy Hoppers

    Beginners classes for Lindy Hop and jazz steps.

    8.30pm £3-£7

    East Oxford Community Centre, 44b Princes Street (corner of Cowley Rd), Oxford OX4 1HU

    www.oxfordlindyhoppers.co.uk Email Me

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    Belly Dance Classes Oxford Middle Eastern Dance Society

    OMEDS offers classes in a range of styles to suit all levels. Flexible payment available!

    6pm - 9pm from £5

    East Oxford Primary School, Union Street, Oxford OX4 1JP

    www.oxfordbellydanceclasses.org/ Email Me

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    Tango Argentino Oxford Tango Argentino

    Class with Leroy Tango Cat for Improver level dancers. No partner necessary.

    8.45 -10.00pm £5

    Jericho Community Centre, 33a Canal Street, Oxford OX2 6BQ

    Email Me 07821 511186

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    JIVE Rhythms

    Simple, fun and social modern jive class catered for beginner and improver dancers.

    7.30-9.30pm £4 (£6 couples)

    Quarry Village Hall, 67 Quarry Rd, Headington, Oxford OX3 8NX

    www.jiverhythms.co.uk dance@jiverhythms.co.uk

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    Urban Dance Classes Raw Diva

    All-female commercial dance classes to have fun, build confidence & learn great routines!

    8-9pm £5 or free if you recommend a friend!

    St Gregory The Great School, Cricket Road, Oxford OX4 3DR

    www.rawdiva.co.uk raw.diva@live.co.uk 07951 393710

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    Balkan Dancing Oxford Balkan Dancing

    Balkan dancing class.

    8.15-10.15pm £3

    St Margaret's Institute, 30 Polstead Road, Oxford OX2 6TN

    karen@theliving.net 01865 735606

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    Balkan Dancing Oxford Balkan Dancing

    Thursdays, St. Margaret's Institute, Polstead Rd., 8.15 PM, 3 pounds, 01865 735606

    8.15 - 10.15 3

    St Margaret's Institute, 30 Polstead Road, Oxford OX2 6TN

    Email Me 01865 735606

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    Latin and Ballroom Beginners Class

    Fun and friendly beginners class, all dances covered.

    7pm £7 (£12 couple)

    Step By Step Dance School, Kirby House (to the rear of 5 Simon House), Off Windmill Road, Headington, Oxford OX3 7BT

    www.danceschool-stepbystep.com Email Me 01865 766030

    No need to book!

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    Solo Latino step by step dance school

    Dance fitness class for women only: samba, jive, cha cha, rumba + more. First class FREE!

    6pm-7pm £5

    Step By Step Dance School, Kirby House (to the rear of 5 Simon House), Off Windmill Road, Headington, Oxford OX3 7BT

    www.danceschool-stepbystep.com Email Me 01865 766030

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    Jazz dance / Street dance Forbes theatre arts Oxford

    Funky dance class for kids age 5+

    5:30 - 6pm £5

    The New Marston Pastoral Centre, Jack Straws Lane, Marston, Oxford OX3 0DL

    www.forbestheatreartsoxford.com misskirsty@ntlworld.com 07802 531459

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    Funky Jazz Dance Class Age 6-10yrs Forbes Theatre Arts Oxford

    IDTA Syllabus based Jazz Class. Fun, Creative and rewarding. Pop in for a trial.

    6 - 6:30pm £5

    The New Marston Pastoral Centre, Jack Straws Lane, Marston, Oxford OX3 0DL

    www.forbestheatreartsoxford.com misskirsty@ntlworld.com 07802 531459

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    Adult Beginners Tap Dance Forbes Theatre Arts Oxford

    Complete beginners tap dance class.

    6:30 - 7:15pm £6

    The New Marston Pastoral Centre, Jack Straws Lane, Marston, Oxford OX3 0DL

    www.forbestheatreartsoxford.com Email Me 07802 531459

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    Ballet Class Mixed Level Expression

    Non-syllabus ballet class, keen beginners to intermediate level, teens and adults welcome.

    8:00-9:15pm £8 drop in

    The Old Fire Station, 40 George Street, Oxford OX1 2AQ

    www.expressiondance.co.uk Email Me 07956 231155

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    Jazz Dance Classes Mixed Level Expression School of Ballet & Theatre Arts

    Jazz dance classes with a friendly atmosphere, teens & adults, everyone welcome!

    7:00-8:00pm £7 drop in

    The Old Fire Station, 40 George Street, Oxford OX1 2AQ

    www.expressiondance.co.uk Email Me 07956231155

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    Tap Dance Class Mixed Level Expression School of Ballet & Theatre Arts

    Fun and energetic tap classes with a friendly atmosphere, everyone welcome!

    6:00-7:00pm £7 drop in

    The Old Fire Station, 40 George Street, Oxford OX1 2AQ

    www.expressiondance.co.uk Email Me 07956231155

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    Ballet for Children 6-10 years Expression School of Ballet & Theatre Arts

    Fun class in a friendly atmosphere with experienced professional teachers.

    5:00-5:45pm £6 drop in

    United Reformed Church (Risinghurst), Collinwood Road, Risinghurst OX3 8HW

    www.expressiondance.co.uk Email Me 07956 231155

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    Jazz Dance for Children 6-10 years Expression School of Ballet & Theatre Arts

    Fun and energetic class in a friendly atmosphere with experienced professional teachers.

    5:45-6:30pm £6 drop in

    United Reformed Church (Risinghurst), Collinwood Road, Risinghurst OX3 8HW

    www.expressiondance.co.uk Email Me 07956 231155

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    Dance Course 10-13 years Expression School of Ballet & Theatre Arts

    Ballet, Tap & Modern taught by top industry professionals, exams, competitions and shows

    5:00-6:00pm £6 per sesison during trial

    United Reformed Church (Risinghurst), Collinwood Road, Risinghurst OX3 8HW

    www.expressiondance.co.uk Email Me 07956 231155

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    Tango Argentino Oxford Tango Argentino

    Class with Leroy Tango Cat for Beginners. No Partner necessary.

    7.30-8.45pm £5

    Women's Institute Hall (Botley), North Hinksey Lane, Oxford OX2 0LT

    Email Me 07821 511186

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    Egyptian Belly Dance Loreley Rice

    Fun, friendly classes in Abingdon. Complete beginners welcome.

    Beginners 6.30-7.30pm, Improvers 7.30-8.30pm £6.30/class or £63/term (12 lessons)

    Abingdon Conservative Club, 59 Ock Street, Abingdon OX14 5AG

    www.loreleyrice.co.uk Email Me 01367 710652

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    NightlifeThursday 30th October 2014 Hide

    Funky Buddha

    Hip hop, RnB

    9pm Free entry before 10pm. £7 (VIP), £3 (adv), £4 (otd)

    Blanco, 213 Cowley Rd, Oxford OX4 1XF, 5pm-12am Tue-Wed, 5pm-2am Thu-Sat, 5pm-12am Sun.

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    Supermarket

    Student disco night

    10.30pm-3am £3 before 11pm, £5 after

    The Cellar, Frewin Court, off Cornmarket St, Open til 3am Mon - Sat, til 2am on Sunday

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    Quiz Night The White Hart Community Pub

    Fortnightly pub quiz at The White Hart Wolvercote

    8.30-10.30 £1 per person

    The White Hart, Wolvercote, 126 Godstow Rd, Wolvercote, Oxford OX2 8PQ, Sun - Thu: 12 - 11pm Fri & Sat: 12 - midnight

    www.thewhitehartwolvercote@gmail.com Email Me 01865511978

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    Thursday Night Quiz at The White House

    General Knowledge Quiz. 9pm kick-off. Max 6/team, £1/player, cash prizes.

    Every Thursday £1

    The White House, 38 Abingdon Road, Oxford OX1 4PD

    Email Me 01865 790106

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    The Spooky Scientific History of Oxford Castle Science Oxford

    A scientific investigation into the history of Oxford Castle.

    6pm and 8pm £10

    Unlocked - Oxford Castle, 44-46 Oxford Castle, Oxford OX1 1AY

    www.scienceoxfordlive.com Email Me 01865810021

    Must book by 30 Oct 2014 Book tickets

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    ToursThursday 30th October 2014 Hide

    WW1 Heritage Tours: Town Hall Museum of Oxford

    Discover the Town Hall's WW1 history and its use as a hospital.

    11am and 2pm £4/£4.50 advance £5 on day

    Museum of Oxford: Explore Oxford Galleries, Oxford Town Hall, St Aldates, Oxford OX1 1BX, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, closed Sundays. Last admission 30 minutes before closing.

    ...oxford.gov.uk... Email Me 01865 252334

    Booking advised by 30 Oct 2014

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    First World War Tours

    A WW1 tour with a difference - consider how this conflict affected people around the world before, during and after 1914-18.

    3.15 - 3.45pm free entry

    Pitt Rivers Museum, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PP, Mon 12-4.30pm, Tue-Sun & BH 10am-4.30pm.

    www.ox.ac.uk/event/first-world-war-tours 01865 613017

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    Oxford Time Tours Oxford Time Tours

    A family-friendly unique one hour chronological walking tour... with a time traveller!

    1.30pm, 3.45pm £8 (kids £4, family £15) -10% Oxford residents

    The Vaults & Garden, University Church of St Mary the Virgin, (entrance via Radcliffe Square), Oxford OX1 4AH

    www.oxfordtimetours.com Email Me 07877 794793

    Must book by 19 Dec 2014

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    ClassesThursday 30th October 2014 Hide

    Yogavenue: Oxford's purpose built yoga studio. Hot yoga, vinyasa, classes for all

    Reviews

    Wide variety of Yoga classes at Oxford's only purpose-built yoga studio.

    YogaVenue, 2 Avenue Lane, (off Chapel Street), Oxford OX4 1YF

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    Yoga Hatha Oxford Community Health Hub

    Cultivate your wellbeing with this relaxing yoga class, all levels welcome, mats provided

    18.30-19.30 £5

    Oxford Community Health Hub, Botley Road, Oxford OX2 0BT

    healthhuboxford.org.uk/yoga/ Email Me 07707 995037

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    Scottish Country Dancing RSCDS Oxfordshire

    Fun and sociable. Beginners very welcome.

    7.30-10:30pm; Beginners 7:30-9:30pm 1st time free, then £3.50

    St Michael & All Angels Church Hall (Summertown), Corner of Banbury & Portland Rds, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7EZ

    www.rscdsoxfordshire.org.uk/ Email Me 01869 340830

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    10 week Basic Obedience Course Fair Weather Dog Training Club

    10 week Basic Obedience course for dogs older than 6 months. Any breed, any age.

    6.45-7.30pm £70

    Arncott Village Hall, Upper Arncott, Arncott, Bicester, OX25 1PL

    www.fairweatherdogtrainingclub.co.uk Email Me 01869 322996

    Booking advised by 11 Sep 2014

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    10 week Basic Obedience course Fair Weather Dog Training Club

    10 week Basic Obedience course for dogs older than 6 months. Any breed, any age.

    7.30-8.15pm £70 for 10 week course

    Arncott Village Hall, Upper Arncott, Arncott, Bicester, OX25 1PL

    www.fairweatherdogtrainingclub.co.uk Email Me 01869 322996

    Booking advised by 11 Sep 2014

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