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  • Church Caretaker required at St Michael at the North Gate  
  • Oxford Wine Festival 2016  
  • Alina Ibragimova, 3rd and 4th September, Sheldonian Theatre  
  • Coffee Concerts: Adderbury Ensemble with Viv Mclean (piano), Sun 28th August  
  • D'Overbroeck's Oxford Open Morning Saturday 8th October  
  • Abacus College: A Level & GCSE Retake Courses  
  • Shakespeare Oxford Thespians Street Theatre Tour - Fri & Sat evenings + Sun afternoons  
  • Pint Shop is an award-winning bar and dining room, opening in Oxford in September, and they seek kitchen and FOH staff
     
  •  P.A. hire, lighting hire, P.A., disco / lighting sales. 118 Cowley Road, 01865 722027, www.722027.co.uk

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    Gary Numan: Android in La La Land [15] + Q&A Phoenix Picturehouse Mon 29 Aug: 5.30pm

    Hinksey Park Health Walk Hinksey Park Wed 31 Aug: 10am - 11am

    Beer and Sausage Festival Cricketer's Arms, Wheatley Fri 16 Sep: 12-11pm

    Last chance to book for

    OxPHWOARd
    Book by Thu, 25 August

    (Starts Sat, 27 August)

    Pilates in the Park
    Book by Thu, 25 August

    (Starts Sun, 28 August)

    Whitney plus Cameron AG and Jonny Payne & The Thunder
    Book by Thu, 25 August

    (Starts Thu, 25 August)

    Family Bushcraft
    Book by Thu, 25 August

    (Starts Fri, 26 August)

    Introduction to Multirotors & UAVs: Workshop & Q&A Session
    Book by Thu, 25 August

    (Starts Fri, 26 August)

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    CinemaThursday 25th August 2016 Hide

    Odeon George Street 0871 224 4007 — Thursday 25th August 2016 Hide

    Bad Moms [15]

    Forget the kids - from the writers of The Hangover. Runtime: 101 mins

    8.15pm

    Cinema, Comedy, Today, This Week

    David Brent: Life on the Road [15]

    Basically a chilled-out entertainer. Runtime: 96 mins

    7.00, 9.30pm

    Cinema, Comedy, Today, This Week

    Finding Dory [PG]

    Ellen just keeps swimming in Pixar sequel. Runtime: 105 mins

    10.15, 11.30am, 12.45, 2.00, 3.15, 4.30, 5.45pm

    Cinema, Comedy, Animation, Today, This Week

    Jason Bourne [12A]

    Matt Damon is Bourne again. Runtime: 123 mins

    2.15, 6.30, 9.00pm

    It's been nearly 10 years since we last saw Matt Damon play Jason Bourne, and 4 years since the forgettable The Bourne Legacy...read more

    Cinema, Action, Thriller, Today, This Week, Drama

    Lights Out [15]

    Where angels fear to weep: hauntings in the dark. Runtime: 81 mins

    5.00, 7.15, 9.20pm

    Cinema, Horror, Today, This Week

    Nerve [15]

    I dare you: Emma Roberts and Dave Franco play to survive. Runtime: 96 mins

    9.15pm

    Cinema, Thriller, Today, This Week, Drama

    Pete's Dragon [PG]

    Wild orphan introduces his dragon to Robert Redford in Disney reimagining.
    Subtitles: Sun 2.50pm Runtime: 103 mins

    9.50am, 12.20, 2.50pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Fantasy, Today, This Week

    The Secret Life of Pets [U]

    When the owner's away... Runtime: 91 mins

    12noon

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

    Star Trek Beyond [12A]

    A scattered crew embark on quests beyond the Enterprise.

    5.20pm

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

    Suicide Squad [15]

    Supervillains assemble: US Intelligence recruits the baddest of the bad guys.
    Subtitles: Thu 12.30pm Runtime: 130 mins

    12.30, 3.20, 6.10, 8.00pm

    Cinema, Fantasy, Crime, Today, This Week

    Swallows and Amazons [PG]

    Lake District larks and intrigue in new Ransome adaptation. Runtime: 97 mins

    11.00am, 1.30, 4.00pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Today, This Week, Drama, Sailing

    Odeon Kids: Alice Through the Looking Glass [PG]

    Six impossible things before breakfast. Runtime: 113 mins

    9.45am

    Cinema, Fairytale, Today, This Week

    Odeon Kids: Kung Fu Panda 3 [PG]

    Animated sequel. Po the panda finds some other pandas and does Kung Fu. Runtime: 95 mins

    10.30am

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

    Odeon Magdalen Street 0871 2244 007 — Thursday 25th August 2016 Hide

    The BFG [PG]

    Spielberg's big, friendly buckswashling adaptation. Runtime: 117 mins

    10.45am, 1.15, 4.30pm

    Daily Info catches up with cinema's biggest giant Steven Spielberg – whose BFG strides onto screens this week. From the digital...read more

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Fantasy, Today, This Week

    David Brent: Life on the Road [15]

    Basically a chilled-out entertainer. Runtime: 96 mins

    1.00, 3.30, 6.00, 8.30pm

    Cinema, Comedy, Today, This Week

    The Secret Life of Pets [U]

    When the owner's away... Runtime: 91 mins

    10.30am

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

    The Shallows [15]

    Med-school dropout Blake Lively vs. a shark. Runtime: 87 mins

    7.45pm

    Cinema, Horror, Thriller, Today, This Week, Drama

    Suicide Squad [15]

    Supervillains assemble: US Intelligence recruits the baddest of the bad guys. Runtime: 130 mins

    9.30pm

    Cinema, Fantasy, Crime, Today, This Week

    Phoenix Picturehouse 0871 902 5736 — Thursday 25th August 2016 Hide

    David Brent: Life on the Road [15]

    Out of the office and into the bigtime - Gervais goes full 'Tap.
    Subtitles: Fri 3.30pm, Sun 5.15pm, Wed 8.45pm Runtime: 96 mins

    2.15, 4.30, 6.45pm

    Cinema, Comedy, Today, This Week

    Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words [PG]

    Behind the scenes of a Swedish star's remarkable life. Runtime: 114 mins

    8.45pm

    Cinema, Documentary, Today, This Week

    Swallows and Amazons [PG]

    Lake District larks and intrigue in new Ransome adaptation. Runtime: 97 mins

    11.45am, 2.00, 4.15pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Today, This Week, Drama, Sailing

    Wiener-Dog [15]

    Four careful owners: a dog connects Danny DeVito, Greta Gerwig and more in Solondz's caustic comedy. Runtime: 88 mins

    6.30pm

    This truly awful film has the last laugh. You leave the cinema insensed that the trailer conned you into thinking that it might...read more

    Cinema, Comedy, Today, This Week, Drama

    Suspiria [18]

    Classic, lurid Dario Argento horror. Italian with subt. Runtime: 97 mins

    9.00pm

    Cinema, Horror, Italian, Today, This Week

    Toddler Time: Tractor Ted - All About Harvesters [U]

    Real harvesting fun with friendly, green cartoon tractor.

    11.30am

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

    Pitt Rivers Museum 01865 270927 — Thursday 25th August 2016 Hide

    Back to the Future [PG]

    Mad professor sends boy back in time... Much loved 80's madness.

    7.00pm £17.60 (£14.85)

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

    Ultimate Picture Palace 01865 245288 — Thursday 25th August 2016 Hide

    Chevalier [18]

    Absurd battles of masculinity on an Aegean-bound yacht. Greek with subt. Runtime: 105 mins

    9.00pm

    Cinema, Comedy, Greek, Today, This Week, Drama

    Star Trek Beyond [12A]

    Alien Idris Elba? Resistance is futile.
    Subtitles: Tue 6.30pm

    4.00, 6.30pm

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

    Vue Cinema 08712 240 240 (10p per min from BT) — Thursday 25th August 2016 Hide

    Asterix: The Mansions of the Gods [PG]

    Gutsy Gaul v. Julius Caesar, voiced by a who's-who of Britcom royalty.

    9.35am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, Today, This Week

    The BFG [PG]

    Spielberg's big, friendly buckswashling adaptation. Runtime: 117 mins

    1.00, 2.00, 3.10, 6.40pm

    Daily Info catches up with cinema's biggest giant Steven Spielberg – whose BFG strides onto screens this week. From the digital...read more

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Fantasy, Today, This Week

    Bad Moms [15]

    Forget the kids - from the writers of The Hangover. Runtime: 101 mins

    8.15pm

    Cinema, Comedy, Today, This Week

    Central Intelligence [12A]

    CIA agent Dwayne Johnson rocks up to his school reunion. Runtime: 114 mins

    10.45pm

    Cinema, Comedy, Action, Today, This Week

    David Brent: Life on the Road [15]

    Out of the office and into the bigtime - Gervais goes full 'Tap. Runtime: 96 mins

    1.10, 3.45, 6.20, 8.00, 9.10pm

    Cinema, Comedy, Today, This Week

    Finding Dory [PG]

    Ellen just keeps swimming in Pixar sequel. Runtime: 105 mins

    11.00, 11.50am, 1.30, 2.20, 3.00, 4.30, 6.05pm

    Cinema, Comedy, Animation, Today, This Week

    Mini Mornings - Get Squirrely [U]

    Squirrel sports a fedora, pulls a heist. Runtime: 85 mins

    9.45am

    Cinema, Comedy, Animation, Today, This Week

    Ice Age: Collision Course [U]

    Acorn quest initiates global catastrophe. Runtime: 94 mins

    11.55am

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

    Jason Bourne [12A]

    Matt Damon is Bourne again. Runtime: 123 mins

    8.05pm

    It's been nearly 10 years since we last saw Matt Damon play Jason Bourne, and 4 years since the forgettable The Bourne Legacy...read more

    Cinema, Action, Thriller, Today, This Week, Drama

    Lights Out [15]

    Where angels fear to weep: hauntings in the dark. Runtime: 81 mins

    11.40am, 5.30, 7.00, 9.25pm

    Cinema, Horror, Today, This Week

    Nerve [15]

    I dare you: Emma Roberts and Dave Franco play to survive. Runtime: 96 mins

    10.00pm

    Cinema, Thriller, Today, This Week, Drama

    Nine Lives [PG]

    Wizard Christopher Walken puts Kevin Spacey's mind in a cat. Yep. Runtime: 90 mins

    10.10am, 2.10, 5.55pm

    Cinema, Comedy, Today, This Week

    Pete's Dragon [PG]

    Wild orphan introduces his dragon to Robert Redford in Disney reimagining. Runtime: 103 mins

    1.45, 3.35pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Fantasy, Today, This Week

    Rustom [12A]

    Naval officer commits a crime of passion - Hindi with subt. Runtime: 150 mins

    8.40pm

    Cinema, Indian, Crime, Today, This Week, Drama

    Star Trek Beyond [12A] (2D)

    Alien Idris Elba? Resistance is futile.
    Subtitles: Sun 2.25pm

    4.45pm

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

    Star Trek Beyond [12A] (3D)

    Alien Idris Elba? Resistance is futile.

    10.55pm

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

    Suicide Squad [15] (2D)

    Supervillains assemble: US Intelligence recruits the baddest of the bad guys.
    Subtitles: Tue 8.10pm Runtime: 130 mins

    10.20am, 6.50, 8.45, 9.40pm

    Cinema, Fantasy, Crime, Today, This Week

    Swallows and Amazons [PG]

    Lake District larks and intrigue in new Ransome adaptation. Runtime: 97 mins

    10.05am, 12.45, 4.15pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Today, This Week, Drama, Sailing

    Blinky Bill The Movie [U]

    Koala treks across the outback in search of his dad.

    9.30, 11.30am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, Today, This Week

    The Legend of Tarzan [12A]

    Me Tarzan, you Margot Robbie. Runtime: 110 mins

    10.30pm

    Cinema, Action, Today, This Week, Drama

    The Secret Life of Pets [U]

    When the owner's away... Runtime: 91 mins

    10.40am, 12.30pm

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

    The Shallows [15]

    Med-school dropout Blake Lively vs. a shark. Runtime: 87 mins

    5.45, 7.45pm

    Cinema, Horror, Thriller, Today, This Week, Drama

    Ghostbusters [12A]

    There's something strange in the neighbourhood. Runtime: 117 mins

    4.05pm

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

    TheatreThursday 25th August 2016 Hide

    Peter Pan In Scarlet New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-under-Lyme Presents

    World premiere stage adaptation of the official sequel to J.M Barrie’s Peter Pan

    2pm £11.50-£21

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

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    The boy who never grew up is back, and he's looking very different indeed (although not altogether unfamiliar...). This sequel...read more

    Theatre, Family Friendly, Fairytale, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Thoroughly Modern Millie Pegasus Theatre

    The tale of a young girl's quest to become a modern woman in the bustling city of New York.

    7.30pm £9 (£6)

    Pegasus Theatre, Magdalen Road, Oxford OX4 1RE

    www.pegasustheatre.org.uk Email Me 01865 812150

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    Theatre, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Legally Blonde: The Musical Look Theatre

    Join Look Theatre this summer as we bring to life this incredible musical in Oxfordshire.

    7.30pm £12 (£9)

    King Alfreds Academy Theatre, Wantage, OX12 9BY

    www.wegottickets.co.uk/looktheatre

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    Theatre, Music, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    GigThursday 25th August 2016 Hide

    Shed Sessions Gig Ark T Music Project

    Live local music in an unusual setting curated by young artists. All ages, alcohol free, bbq!

    7pm-9pm £3

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

    www.facebook.com/events/137497416692432/ Email Me

    Gig, Music, Today, This Week

    Live Jazz on the Ashmolean Rooftop

    Drinks, food & live music. Check the website in advance, the occasional date is closed.

    7-9PM Free

    Ashmolean Dining Room, Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2PH

    www.ashmoleandiningroom.com Email Me 01865 553823

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    Gig, Concert, Music, Jazz, Today, This Week

    Open Mic at Aloha

    Hosted by Jack Little, all welcome.

    8pm Free

    Café Aloha, 11 The Square, Botley, Oxford OX2 9LH, Tuesday to Saturday: 8.30am - till about 10pm (kitchen closes 9pm). Sunday and Monday: closed

    www.facebook.com/cafealohaoxford Email Me 01865 792696

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    Gig, Family Friendly, Music, Open mic, Today, This Week

    The Catweazle Club

    Oxford's famous performance space for music, poetry, story & song, & all manner of acoustic artistry.

    8pm-11pm (sign-up before 7.30) £6

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

    www.catweazleclub.com Email Me

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    Gig, Concert, Poetry, Music, Today, This Week

    Kim Osmond Duo

    Jazz

    8pm Free

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

    Gig, Music, Jazz, Today, This Week, OX2

    Acoustic Thursdays Imaginary Husbands Productions

    Every Thursday: featured local artist & open acoustic jams with Martini Russa!

    8.30pm Free

    Jude The Obscure, 54 Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6AE, 12-11pm

    www.facebook.com/AcousticThursdayJam Email Me

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    Gig, Pubs, Music, Nightlife, Open mic, Today, This Week, Session, OX2, Blues

    Whitney plus Cameron AG and Jonny Payne & The Thunder Future Perfect

    Blissful Americana from Chicago chaps Whitney, able support by local faves Cameron AG & Jonny Payne.

    7pm £12 (£10 advance)

    The Bullingdon, 162 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1UE, Midday to 1am Sunday - Thursday and midday to 3am Friday and Saturday.

    thefutureisperfect.co.uk Email Me

    Booking advised by 25 Aug 2016 Book tickets

    Gig, Concert, Music, Today, This Week, Indie

    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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    Gig, Pubs, Music, OX4, Today, This Week

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

    Deadbeat Apostles, Lowly Hounds, Des Barkus

    Country-blues

    7pm £6

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

    Gig, Music, Today, This Week, OX2, Blues, Americana, Country

    Cassels, Slate Hearts, DYM

    Post-hardcore, grunge & punk

    8pm £5

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

    Gig, Music, Today, This Week, OX1, Rock, Punk, Grunge

    ConcertThursday 25th August 2016 Hide

    Summer Entertainment at Bicester Village

    Sam Dowden performs.

    4-8pm Free

    Bicester Village, 50 Pingle Dr, Bicester, Oxfordshire OX26 6WD

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    Concert, Today, This Week

    ExhibitionThursday 25th August 2016 Hide

    Pure Land: Images of Immortals in Chinese Art

    This display shows rare examples of 1940s artistic refugees' work alongside other images of popular deities.

    10am - 5pm free

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

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 278067

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    Exhibition, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    O Rare Ben Jonson! University of Oxford

    Rare books from the Bodleian Library, celebrating Shakespeare's rival Ben Jonson.

    9am–5pm 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... Email Me

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    Exhibition, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Britain in the Fifties: Design and Aspiration Exhibition

    Explore the history of Fifties design inside and outside the home.

    11am - 5pm. Exhibition: £15 (adult); £30 (family); £3 (child)

    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.

    ...comptonverney.org.uk... Email Me 01926 645500

    No need to book!

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

    BBC Faces of Comedy

    To celebrate, BBC Faces of Comedy, a collection of rare images from the BBC's Photographic Archive.

    11am-5pm Exhibition: £15 (adult); £30 (family); £3 (child)

    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.

    ...comptonverney.org.uk... Email Me 01926 645500

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    Museum, Exhibition, Family Friendly, Comedy, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Fragments - Photographs by Simon Murison-Bowie - Link Gallery at JRH

    Street photography in black and white - literally, shooting from the hip.

    All day Free

    John Radcliffe Hospital, Headley Way, Headington, Oxford OX3 9DU

    Email Me 07867900746

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    Exhibition, Art, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Summer Show

    A mixed exhibition including jewellery, painting, sculpture and ceramics

    10am-5pm free

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

    www.junctionartgallery.co.uk Email Me 01993 358707

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    Exhibition, Art, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, Painting, Ceramics

    KALEIDOSCOPE Celebrating 50 Inspirational Years Modern Art Oxford

    In 2016, Modern Art Oxford celebrates its 50 year history.

    11am - 6pm Free

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

    Website Email Me 01865 722733

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

    Oxford's Great War Museum of Oxford

    An exhibition about the experiences of Oxford people during WW1.

    10am - 5pm (last entry 4.30pm) Free

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

    www.museumofoxford.org Email Me 01865252334

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

    Venture into the Interior Museum of Oxford

    An exhibition of bright giclée prints by Jim Vincent.

    10am-4.30pm Free

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

    www.museumofoxford.ord Email Me 01865252334

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

    Shakespeare's World View: Stars, Globes and Magic

    Explore Shakespeare's knowledge of the natural world.

    12-5pm Free

    Museum of the History of Science, Old Ashmolean Building, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3AZ, Tue-Sun: 12-5pm Closed Mondays.

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865287406

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    Exhibition, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Summer School and Exhibition OVADA

    OVADA's Summer School offers an week-long development programme for artists.

    10am-5pm £270

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

    www.ovada.org.uk info@ovada.org.uk 01865 200979

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    Exhibition, Art, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Microsculpture: The Insect Portraits of Levon Biss

    The beautifully-lit, high magnification portraiture captures the microscopic form of these animals in striking high-resolution detail.

    10am - 5pm Free

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

    www.oum.ox.ac.uk/visiting/whatson.htm#EX

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    Museum, Nature, Exhibition, Photography, Art, Science, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Lives at the Top

    A small display celebrating the Museum's Victorian glass roof.

    10am-5pm Free

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

    www.ox.ac.uk/event/lives-top 01865 282537

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    Exhibition, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Shakespeare's Dead Bodleian Libraries

    An exhibition which will reveal the unique ways in which Shakespeare brings dying, death and the dead to life.

    10am-5pm Free

    Weston Library, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BG, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 11am-5pm

    www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/

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    Running now until 18 th September 2016, the Weston Library is hosting a new exhibition on all things macabre as part of the...read more

    Theatre, Exhibition, Books, Shakespeare, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Women Create Change Oxford Festival of the Arts

    Portrait series by photographer Alison Baskerville celebrating Oxfordshire's pioneering women

    All day, every day Free

    Frideswide Square

    www.artsfestivaloxford.org Email Me 01865 253505

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    Ben Okri, novelist, poet and now interviewer of Jeremy Corbyn certainly divides opinion with his work, but tonight young and old...read more

    Exhibition, Festival, Photography, Documentary, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Family FriendlyThursday 25th August 2016 Hide

    The Fifties Allotment Compton Verney

    See the Fifties allotment in our park, which features a range of flowers, fruit and veg.

    11am-5pm Park: £8 (adult); £16 (family); £3 (child)

    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.

    ...comptonverney.org.uk... Email Me 01926 645500

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    Museum, Nature, Family Friendly, Gardens, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Artspace

    Learn how to make a rag rug to take home or add your piece to our giant retro patchwork on the wall.

    11am-5pm Collections and Park Ticket.

    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.

    Email Me 01926 645500

    No need to book!

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

    Abseil for Your Hospital Charity Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals Charitable Funds

    Join us for a 100-foot abseil in support of the hospital charity at the JR.

    9am-5pm £20

    John Radcliffe Hospital, Headley Way, Headington, Oxford OX3 9DU

    www.hospitalcharity.co.uk/events Email Me 01865 743444

    Booking advised by 23 Sep 2016

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    Family Friendly, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Oxford 1914-1918 Family Gallery Trail Museum of Oxford

    Explore our WW1 exhibition with this fun trail activity sheet.

    10am-4.30pm Free

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

    www.museumofoxford.org Email Me 01865 252334

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    Oxford's Great War: Family Activity Thursdays Museum of Oxford

    Find out about Oxford and WW1.

    10.30am-3.30pm Free

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

    Website Email Me 01865 252334

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    Lino-block Printing

    Make your own linocut designs inspired by the Museum's collection. Get first-hand experience with a mechanical printing press and print your design to take home.

    1-4pm Free

    Museum of the History of Science, Old Ashmolean Building, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3AZ, Tue-Sun: 12-5pm Closed Mondays.

    www.ox.ac.uk/event/lino-block-printing-0 01865 277297

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    Summer Trails and Activities

    Discover amazing instruments and devious devices: help yourself to trails and activities.

    12-5pm Free

    Museum of the History of Science, Old Ashmolean Building, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3AZ, Tue-Sun: 12-5pm Closed Mondays.

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 277297

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    Castle Unlocked Tours - free for children Oxford Castle Unlocked

    This summer, Children can enjoy free entry, taking a tour to explore the city's 1000 year old castle.

    10am - 4.20pm Adult: £10.75, Child FREE (T&Cs apply)

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

    Website Email Me 01865 260666

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    Kids' summer camp Camp Energy

    Children's holiday camps, 4-13 years.

    8-6pm £47

    Summerfields School, Mayfield Road, Oxford OX2 7EN

    www.campenergy.com info@campenergy.com 01869 352000

    Booking advised by 25 Jul 2016

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    Spymaster

    Come and join in our spy show.

    10.30am, 2.30pm £5

    Unicorn Theatre, Abingdon, Checker Walk, Abingdon OX14 3HZ

    Email Me 01235 553938

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    MessyFaces - Messy Art sessions :-)

    Fun, fun and fun for age 0-100! Siblings discounts.

    10.30-11.30am £3.50

    West Oxford Community Centre, Botley Road, Oxford OX2 0BT

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    Open garden / Open Lunch Oxford Quakers

    Come and enjoy our beautiful, peaceful garden. Bring your lunch, take a break. Fairtrade shop.

    12 noon-2pm Free

    43 St Giles, Oxford, OX1 3LW

    Email Me 01865 557373

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    Family Friendly, Gardens, Outside Oxfordshire, Today, This Week

    Away with the Fairies Bunkers Hill Flowers Ltd

    Fairy Garden exhibition (free) and Flower Fairy Hunt for children. Free teas on weekends.

    9:30am-6pm 50p

    Bunkers Hill Plant Nursery, Bunkers Hill Nr. Kidlington, Oxford OX5 3BA

    www.bunkershillgardenshop.co.uk/news Email Me 01869331492

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    Playtime Café Babble - Oxfordshire's Baby-Friendly Tea Shop

    Enjoy tea and a cake while your little ones play; for 0s 1s 2s, plus calm older siblings and friends.

    9am-4.45pm stay an hour for every £2 spent in the café

    Café Babble, 13-14 Kidlington Centre, High Street Kidlington OX5 2DL - For free town centre parking use OX5 2PQ

    www.cafebabble.co.uk Email Me +447875507512

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    Babble Blokes at Lunchtime Café Babble - Oxfordshire's Baby-Friendly Tea Shop

    A meet for dads/men looking after little ones. Chance to meet other men with children, or come/stay for Story Time. (FYI men are always welcome!)

    11:30-13:00 (stay on for general play time!) stay an hour for every £2 spent in the café

    Café Babble, 13-14 Kidlington Centre, High Street Kidlington OX5 2DL - For free town centre parking use OX5 2PQ

    www.cafebabble.co.uk Email Me 07875507512

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    Babble Story Time - plus Babble Blokes Café Babble - Oxfordshire's Baby-Friendly Tea Shop

    Exciting picture books/children's stories, followed by stay and play and social time for little ones.

    14:00 for 14:30 0s/1s/2s 15:00 for 15:30 0-5s stay an hour for every £2 spent in the café

    Café Babble, 13-14 Kidlington Centre, High Street Kidlington OX5 2DL - For free town centre parking use OX5 2PQ

    www.cafebabble.co.uk Email Me 07875507512

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    Bridgestone Challenge Tour Golf Event & Free Family Day Bridgestone Tyres

    Bridgestone Tyres host a family day & the Bridgestone Challenge golf event at Heythrop Park.

    9-5pm Free

    Heythrop Park Enstone Oxfordshire OX7 5UE

    ...oxfordshirecotswolds.org... Email Me 01902587001

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    SOAP Summer Playscheme South Oxford Adventure Playground (SOAP)

    Free weekday summer playscheme in an open access playground. Closed on Bank Holidays and weekends.

    10am-4pm Free

    South Oxford Adventure Playground, off Whitehouse Rd, behind Grandpont Nursery OX1 4PA

    www.soapoxford.org.uk Email Me

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    MessyFaces Art Classes West Oxford Community Centre OX2 0BT

    Art lessons from 5 months onwards. Come & have a MESSYLICIOUS time!

    10:30-11:30am £3.50, siblings £1.50

    West Oxford Community centre

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    Courses and WorkshopsThursday 25th August 2016 Hide

    Digital Gadget Sessions North Oxford Association

    Do you have problems using your computer, laptop, ipad, iphone, tablet, smartphone? One-to-one sessions of 20 minutes.

    10am-12pm £15

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

    www.northoxfordassociation.co.uk Email Me 01865 552295

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    Summer Holiday Drumming Workshops Master Rhythm Studios

    Drumming Workshops for 5-16 year olds. All equipment provided.

    9am-3pm, 6.30-8.30pm £50 (£30)

    Templar's Square Shopping Centre, Cowley Centre

    masterrhythm.co.uk/lessons Email Me 07765 224245

    Must book by 26 Aug 2016

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    TRAX Summer 2016: Motorbike Course TRAX Motor Project

    Food and refreshments included.

    10am-3pm £130

    Trax Motor Project, Red Barn Farm, Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 8JR

    www.traxorg.com/ Email Me 01865318040

    Booking advised by 22 Aug 2016

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    TRAX Summer 2016: Rugby Camp TRAX Motor Project

    Food and refreshments included.

    10am-3pm £100

    TRAX Motor Project, Red Barn Farm, Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 8JR

    www.traxorg.com/ Email Me 01865318040

    Booking advised by 22 Aug 2016

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    TRAX Motorbike Summer Course Trax Motor Project

    10am-3pm £130

    Trax Motor Project, Red Barn Farm, Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 8JR

    www.traxorg.com/ Email Me 01865318040

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    Trax Summer 2016: Build a Pushbike Course

    Food and refreshments included.

    10am-3pm £100

    Trax Motor Project, Red Barn Farm, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 8JR

    www.traxorg.com/ Email Me 01865318040

    Booking advised by 22 Aug 2016

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    MeetingThursday 25th August 2016 Hide

    Deaf Community BSL-Users Telephone & Translation Service Deaf Direct

    For Deaf BSL users, we'll make that phonecall with you to Local Authority service providers.

    10am - noon Free

    Oxford Deaf & Hard of Hearing Centre, 10 Littlegate St, St Ebbe’s, Oxford OX1 1RL

    www.deafdirect.org.uk Email Me 01865 243447

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    Oxford Hackspace Social Night Oxford Hackspace

    An independent space in Oxford for the hacking needs of the diverse and talented maker community.

    7-11pm Donations

    Oxford Hackspace, Oxford Centre for Innovation, New Road, OX1 1BY

    oxhack.org Email Me 01865 261462

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    Sports and FitnessThursday 25th August 2016 Hide

    Yoga (Mixed Ability) Sue Pennington

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

    6-7.30pm £10 (£9,£8)

    Asian Cultural Centre, Manzil Way, Oxford OX4 1GH

    www.suepennington.com Email Me 01865 776759

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    Kung Fu Martial Arts - beginners welcome Kung Fu Academy

    Kung Fu for fitness, fun and self defence. Helps reduce stress and anxiety. All ages.

    7.30-8.30pm £7 (£4.50)

    Asian Cultural Centre, Manzil Way, Oxford OX4 1GH

    www.kung-fu-academy.co.uk Email Me 07771 658605

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    Yoga (Mixed Ability) Sue Pennington

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

    6-7.30pm £10 (£9,£8)

    Asian Cultural Centre, Manzil Way, Oxford OX4 1GH

    www.suepennington.com Email Me 01865 776759

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    Global-Smile Football sessions

    Qualified coaches teach football skills - just turn up no booking required.

    5-7pm £1 per hour

    Blackbird Leys Park, Cuddesdon Way, Blackbird Leys, Oxford OX4 6SB

    Email Me 07482 999231

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    Capoeira Regional all-levels class Abolição Oxford Capoeira

    Brazilian acrobatic martial-art/dance. Class for intermediates and beyond.

    6.30pm-8.30pm £8 drop-in or monthly from £30/month

    East Oxford Games Hall, Collins Street, (behind Tesco, Cowley Rd), Oxford OX4 1XS

    www.abolicao.co.uk Email Me 07712 898731

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    5-a-side Football - Kidlington Informal Friendly Group

    Players wanted for adult 5-a-side football.

    7.30-9.30pm £10

    Kidlington & Gosford Leisure Centre, Oxford Road, Kidlington OX5 2NU, Mon - Thu: 6.15am - 10pm; Fri 6.15am - 9.30pm; Sat: 7am - 8pm; Sun 7am - 9.30pm

    ...leisurecentre.com... Email Me 07471913586

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    Fitness Pilates janette cardy fitness

    tone the stomach, strengthen the back, improve posture and body awareness

    7.35-8.30pm £5

    Madley Park Hall, Northfield Farm Lane, Witney, Oxfordshire OX28 1UE

    www.janettecardyfitness.co.uk Email Me 07831 255532

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    Pilates Classes Oxford Sports Physio & Pilates

    Taught by Chartered Physiotherapists.

    7.45am, 8.45am, 12.45pm, 5pm, 6pm £8.50

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

    www.oxfordsportsphysio.co.uk Email Me 01865807192

    Must book by 20 Oct 2016

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

    Fitness classes for all levels of ability.

    5.30-6.20pm: Aero 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.

    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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    TLA Sunningwell Village Bootcamp TLA Fitness

    Bootcamp, excellent instruction, fun environment using various bodyweight & training equipment.

    19:15 - 20:15 £10 + Cheaper membership options available

    Sunningwell Village Hall, Sunningwell, Abingdon OX13 6RD

    www.tlafitness.com Email Me 07554 400401

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    Capoeira Classes in Headington Capoeira Angoleiros do Mar Oxford

    Get fit & have fun with Afro-Brazilian mix of dance fight music & more. Beginners welcome.

    7-9pm £8

    Warneford Chapel, Warneford Lane, Headington, Oxford OX3 7JX

    oxfordcapoeira.co.uk Email Me 07521 298488

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    Collaborative Renga Yoga session Soul Movement Yoga

    For yoga teachers / people who would like to teach, share and enjoy yoga together.

    5:45-6:45pm Free / by donation

    Warneford Chapel, Warneford Lane, Headington, Oxford OX3 7JX

    www.soulmovement.org.uk Email Me 07521 298488

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    Hot Power Yoga

    Suitable for all levels and abilities.

    7 - 8:15am 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 26' - Bikram Yoga YogaVenue

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

    12-1.30pm 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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    Lotus Flow Vinyasa Yoga

    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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    Fierce Grace Hot Power Yoga

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

    6-7.15pm 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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    Lotus Flow Vinyasa Yoga, Level 2 YogaVenue

    Lotus Flow 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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    Cross Flow

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

    7:30-8:30 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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    Mixed Ability Pilates Classes OxPhysio, Advanced Physiotherapy & Pilates

    Mat based pilates classes for all levels. All equipment is provided, please bring a towel.

    5.45, 6.45pm £48 for a 6 week block

    Headington Parish Hall, Dunstan road, Oxford, OX3 9BY

    oxphysio.co.uk Email Me 01865 764613

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    StreetSports Oxford City Council

    Oxford City's StreetSports returns for another year.

    11am-1pm, 2-4pm Free

    Oxford City

    www.oxford.gov.uk/streetsports Email Me

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    Zen Yoga Classes in Headington Soul Movement Yoga

    Mixed-ability classes - beginners are very welcome! Booking advised.

    9.30-10.30am £8

    Soul Movement Yoga, 2a Bateman St, Headington, OX3 7BG

    www.soulmovement.org.uk Email Me 07521 298488

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    TLA Boxercise Class TLA Fitness

    Fun, challenging, safe boxercise class for all ages/fitness levels. Book for each class.

    19:00 - 20:00 £9.50p/c or Membership options

    TLA Studio, Sunningwell Village, Abingdon, Oxon, OX13 6RD

    www.tlafitness.com Email Me 07554 400401

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    TLA H.I.I.T. class TLA Fitness

    Class combines weightlifting, body weight movements and cardio. Book for each class.

    8-9pm £9.50 per class, or membership

    TLA Studio, Sunningwell Village, Abingdon, Oxon, OX13 6RD

    www.tlafitness.com Email Me 07554 400401

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    TLA TRX & Kettlebell Fusion Class TLA Fitness

    Great fusion workout to build core strength, stability and mobility. Book for each class.

    19:15 - 20:15 £9.50p/c or Membership options available

    TLA Studio, Sunningwell Village, Abingdon, Oxon, OX13 6RD

    www.tlafitness.com Email Me 07554 400401

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    MarketThursday 25th August 2016 Hide

    Oxford Antiques, Vintage, Arts and Crafts Market Geraud (UK) Ltd

    A lively antique and vintage market! Something for everyone.

    8 am - 4 pm Free

    Gloucester Green, Between Beaumont St, George St and Walton St OX1

    www.lsdpromotions.com

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    Cultivate - Mobile Greengrocer - East Oxford Stop Cultivate

    Get your hands on some local, ethical and delicious produce from our mobile greengrocers.

    3-8pm Free

    Rusty Bicycle, 28 Magdalen Road, Oxford OX4 1RB

    www.cultivateoxford.org Email Me

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    Sandy Lane Farm Shop Sandy Lane Farm

    Closed Sat 24th Sept

    Local, seasonal, organic produce available fresh from the farm every Thursday & Saturday.

    2-6.30pm Free

    Sandy Lane Farm, Tiddington, (between junction 8 & 7 of the M40) OX9 2LA, Thursdays: 2-6.30pm all year Saturdays: 10am-2pm September – December

    www.sandylanefarm.net/ Email Me

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    ArtThursday 25th August 2016 Hide

    Oxford Arts Summer School - Fun activities for 8 - 13 yr olds Big World Events

    Drop 'n' Shop Or Stay All Day! Creative and performing arts workshops.

    9.30am-4.30pm £3 per hour session. £20 per day.

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

    www.bigworldevents.org Email Me 07729 863 558

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    Jeff Clarke: Paintings, Prints & Collages

    Light is at the heart of Jeff Clarke'S exhibition of 50 paintings, prints & collages.

    12-6pm Free

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

    www.artjericho.com Email Me 01865 604070

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    Jeff Clarke: 'Composer Herbert Howells said "the themes which work best, are those that choose you." 'Light and shade' have certainly...read more

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    All Must Have Prizes 1750

    Learn about the ideals of personal and professional improvement in this display of mid-18th century medals and prizes.

    10am-5pm Free

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

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 278315

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    Monkey Tales: Apes and Monkeys in Asian Art

    Papercuts, woodblock prints and lithographs from Iran to Japan to celebrate 2016, Year of the Monkey.

    10am-5pm Free

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

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 278315

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    Storms, War and Shipwrecks: Treasures from the Sicilian Seas

    Discover Sicily's illlustrious history through stunning artefacts discovered by underwater archaeologists.

    10am-5pm £10 (£9)

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

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 278315

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    Hamish Mackie: Andalusian Stallion

    His life-and-a-quarter bronze horse will be displayed in the grounds.

    10.30am - 5.30pm £24.90 (£19.90)

    Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxford, Park open all year round, except Christmas Day, from 9am-6pm/dusk. From 14th Feb Palace & Formal Gardens open daily. Palace 10.30am-5.30pm, Formal Gardens and Pleasure Gardens 10am-5.30pm daily. Adventure playground open daily except when icy. For all other opening hours, see website. Last admission time for entry to both the Palace and the gardens: 4.45pm.

    www.blenheimpalace.com/

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    Changing Roles, Changing Characters: From Lady to Saint and Back Christ Church Picture Gallery

    Explore portraits altered from representing individual women to generic figures such as saints.

    10.30am-5pm £4 (£2)

    Christ Church Picture Gallery, Christ Church (entrance via Canterbury Gate / Oriel Square), Oxford OX1 1DP

    www.chch.ox.ac.uk/gallery Email Me 01865 276172

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    The Beautiful Everyday: Old Masters Transforming the Mundane into Art Christ Church Picture Gallery

    Old Master drawings, from the 16th century onwards, depicting the everyday.

    10:30am-5pm £4 (£2)

    Christ Church Picture Gallery, Christ Church (entrance via Canterbury Gate / Oriel Square), Oxford OX1 1DP

    www.chch.ox.ac.uk/gallery Email Me 01865 276172

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    Britain in the Fifties: Design and Aspiration Exhibition Compton Verney

    Explore the history of Fifties design inside and outside the home.

    11am - 5pm. Exhibition: £15 (adult); £30 (family); £3 (child)

    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.

    ...comptonverney.org.uk... Email Me 01926 645500

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    Life drawing East Oxford Life Drawing

    2-20 min poses. Bring materials, boards/easles provided. FB: East Oxford Life Drawing

    6.15-8.00 pm £ 4

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

    www.fusion-arts.org/ Email Me

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    Artwork by Amy Ash The Jam Factory

    A multi-disciplinary artist whose practice incorporates curatorial projects, teaching & collage.

    9am-10pm Free

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

    www.thejamfactoryoxford.com/ gena@thejamfactoryoxford.com 01865 244613

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    Uncertain Origin - Wood Carvings by Sophie Walker The Jam Factory

    Original hand-carved wooden sculptures with a vague sense of unreality & comforting familiarity.

    9am-10pm Free

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

    www.thejamfactoryoxford.com Email Me 01865 244613

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    Paintings by Jenny Eadon

    Jenny Eadon now works mainly as an abstract painter after many years as a sculptor.

    9am - 10pm FREE

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

    www.thejamfactoryoxford.com Email Me 01865 244613

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    KALEIDOSCOPE: It's Me to the World Modern Art Oxford

    Iconic works from the past return to the gallery as part of a year-long anniversary programme.

    11am-6pm Free

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

    Website info@modernartoxford.org.uk 01865722733

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    The most recent stage of Modern Art Oxford's KALEIDOSCOPE exhibition takes its name from Richard Long's phrase:"My footsteps make...read more

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    Exhibition Tour: Stephanie Straine Modern Art Oxford

    Curator Dr Stephanie Straine gives a tour of KALEIDOSCOPE: It's Me to the World.

    6.30-7pm Free

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

    Website Email Me 01865722733

    Booking advised by 24 Aug 2016 Book tickets

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    RE:Collections Sonia Boué, Claudia Figueiredo & Rose Wallace

    Recovering memory through artefacts and presenting responses in paint, ceramics and print

    10am - 4pm, Sat 12pm - 4pm Free

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

    ...thenorthwall.com... Email Me 01865 319450

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    Kurt Jackson: Bees (and the odd wasp) in my Bonnet

    Kurt Jackson's art is a celebration of the natural world. Recently he has been inspired by the bees he encounters at home in Cornwall and across the UK.

    10am-5pm Free

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

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 282537

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    The Worldwide Web

    How spiders linked the world together, and the man at the centre of it all.

    10am-5pm Free

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

    www.ox.ac.uk/event/worldwide-web 01865 282537

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    Introduction to Life Drawing, Course 2 The Ruskin School of Art, University of Oxford

    An eclectic three-day life drawing class, taught by Ruskin alumna and artist Tara Benjamin-Morgan.

    10am-5pm £390 (£370.50, £351)

    Ruskin School of Art, 74 High Street, Oxford OX1 4BG, Opening times vary, contact venue.

    ...ox.ac.uk... Email Me 01865 276940

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    Summer Exhibition

    New works by a gallery artists Clare Bonnet, Charlotte Cornish, Peter Kettle and Fletcher Prentice

    10-5:30 Free

    Sarah Wiseman Gallery, 40/41 South Parade, Summertown OX2 7JL, Tue-Sat 10am-5.30pm; Mon 10am-4pm

    www.wisegal.com/ Email Me 01865 515123

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    Cowley Road Carnival: Photography Exhibition Cowley Road Works

    An exhibition of photographs taken during the 2016 Cowley Road Carnival.

    11am - 6pm FREE

    The Old Fire Station, 40 George Street, Oxford OX1 2AQ, Shop and gallery open 10am – 5pm, Tuesday – Saturday.

    ...oldfirestation.org.uk... Email Me

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    Heavy Metal? Sculpture The Friends of the Turrill Sculpture Garden

    See (and buy) the grace of metal sculpture by six artists transforming a garden setting.

    9.30 - 19.00 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 Email Me 01865 515584

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    Bodleian Treasures: 24 Pairs

    An exhibition displaying a selection of the Bodleian Library's most magnificent items including Tolkien's illustrations from The Hobbit, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, the Bay Psalm Book, the 'most expensive' printed book in the world and the venerated Shikshapatri.

    10am-5pm Free

    Weston Library, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BG, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 11am-5pm

    ...ox.ac.uk...

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    The English Garden: views and visitors

    Marking the tercentenary of Lancelot 'Capability' Brown, England's most famous landscape architect, this display tells the story of eighteenth century garden design, creativity and tourism.

    9am - 5pm free

    Weston Library, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BG, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 11am-5pm

    ...ox.ac.uk...

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    Watercolour and Drawing Christinas Art Classes

    Learn the art of watercolour in friendly and structured classes to suit all levels.

    10-12 2-4 £12 PER SESSION

    Abingdon, Botley, Sutton Courtenay and Denchworth

    www.christinas-art-classes.co.uk Email Me 07931 707997

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    DanceThursday 25th August 2016 Hide

    Zumba with JCFitness Janette Cardy Fitness

    Burn a lot of calories (800+), have a party workout and meet new people.

    7-8pm £5

    OXSRAD, Court Place Farm, Marsh Lane

    www.janettecardyfitness.co.uk Email Me 07831 255532

    No need to book!

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    Zumba Toning with JCFitness janette cardy fitness

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

    7-8pm £5

    OXSRAD, Court Place Farm, Marsh Lane

    www.janettecardyfitness.co.uk Email Me 07831 255532

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    Raw Diva - Urban Dance Classes

    Fun street dance classes for women in Oxford. A combination of fitness and dance for all levels.

    7.30 - 8.30pm £5

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

    www.rawdiva.co.uk raw.diva@live.co.uk 07951393710

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    Keep Fit & Socialise Drayton Sequence Dance Club

    Sequence Dance club at Drayton; good social + keep fit!

    7.30pm £2

    Drayton Village Hall, Lockway, Drayton, OX14 4LF

    www.draytonvh.co.uk Email Me 01235 531701

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    NightlifeThursday 25th August 2016 Hide

    Get Lit

    US hip-hop meets UK underground

    11pm-3am Free

    The Cellar, Frewin Court, Oxford OX1 3HZ, Open til 3am Mon - Sat, til 2am on Sunday

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    Pub Crawl on Rickshaws Oxon Pedals

    We offer entertaining PubCrawls through the historical pubs of Oxford, £50 per rickshaw

    8-12pm £50

    Broad Street, Oxford

    www.oxonpedals.com Email Me

    Must book by 30 Sep 2016

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    ToursThursday 25th August 2016 Hide

    The Literary Walking Tour Blackwells

    Discover where numerous writers have lived and learned, including Graham Greene, Dorothy L Sayers, Jonathan Swift and TS Eliot.

    2pm £9(£8)

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

    ...blackwell.co.uk... 01865 333602

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    Oxford 2 Hour Free Walking Tour Wander Oxford Walking Tours

    Free 2 Hour walking tour of Oxford, familiarise your self with the city, visit key sites and more.

    10.30am -12.30pm Free

    Oxford Visitor Information Centre, 15-16 Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3AS

    www.wanderoxford.co.uk Email Me 07487687629

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    Sensing Culture: A Tour of the Mask Displays for Blind and Partially Sighted Visitors

    A hands-on tour of the Pitt Rivers Museum designed to highlight different aspects of the Museum's collections, specially created for visitors with impaired sight.

    11am-12 noon Free

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

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 270927

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    ClassesThursday 25th August 2016 Hide

    Oxford Arts Summer School Big World Events

    Creative and performing arts workshops for 8-13 yr olds. Ballet, Jazz, street sculpture, poetry, drama.

    9.30 - 4.30pm £20 half day/£40 day/£150 per week

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

    www.BIGWorldEvents.org Email Me 07729 863558

    Must book by 02 Sep 2016 Book tickets

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    Hatha Yoga in Temple Cowley Becci Curtis Yoga

    Equal parts challenging and calming, active and passive. Get strong and flexible! Beginners welcome.

    6.30-8pm £8 (£6)

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

    www.beccicurtisyoga.com becci.e.curtis@gmail.com

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    Kung Fu Oxford Kung Fu Academy

    Exercises and routines to build strength and agility.

    7.30pm £7 (£4.50)

    Asian Cultural Centre, Manzil Way, Oxford OX4 1GH

    www.kung-fu-academy.co.uk Email Me 07771 658605

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    Pilates AJactive (Anginette Barton)

    Fitness classes for all levels of ability.

    9.30-10.30am Pilates £7.00 per person

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

    www.ajactive.co.uk Email Me 07796 053703

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    Zumba Gold

    Zumba Gold - specifically designed for over-50's and those wanting to get back into exercise.

    6.30-7.30 £4

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

    www.zumbasarahoxford.com/zumba-gold Email Me 07593 691312

    No need to book!

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    Ball & Balance Class AJactive (Anginette Barton)

    Fitness classes for all levels of ability.

    6.25-6.55pm: Ball & Balance £4.00 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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    Tai Chi Qi Gong Oxford

    Friendly, holistic approach to relaxation, gentle movement and meditation (mindfulness).

    6-7pm £8

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

    www.qigongoxford.co.uk Email Me 01865 767647

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    Tiger Kung Fu

    A classic Chinese martial art, all levels welcome, 16+ years.

    7-8.30pm £7 (£4.50)

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

    www.classictigerkungfu.co.uk Email Me 01865 767647

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    Tai Chi Qi Gong Oxford

    Friendly, holistic approach to relaxation, gentle movement and meditation (mindfulness).

    6-7pm £8

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

    www.qigongoxford.co.uk Email Me 01865 767647

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    Pilates AJactive (Anginette Barton)

    Fitness classes for all levels of ability.

    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.

    www.ajactive.co.uk Email Me 07796 053703

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    Weekly Meditation Group Shambhala Oxford

    Learn to meditate, allow more space and joy into your life.

    7:45-9:45pm Suggested Donation £5

    West Oxford Community Centre, Botley Road, Oxford OX2 0BT

    07722 328307

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    Yoga Classes in Headington Oxford Yoga Centre

    Learn Vinyasa Flow Yoga. Open classes for beginners to advanced.

    6.30-7.30pm, 7.35-8.35pm £40 (£10 drop in)

    All Saints Church Hall, New High Street, Headington, Oxford OX3 7AL

    www.oxfordyogacentre.co.uk Email Me 07920852040

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