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  • Coffee Concert: Zielinski String Quartet  
  • The Oxford Playhouse presents The Five and the Prophecy of Prana  
  • Tara Yoga Centre offer Yoga and Tantra classes and drop-in Yoga sessions  
  • Hepzibah plus acoustic showcase, The Wheatsheaf, Saturday 8th November  
  • Oxford's first Pumpkin Festival, Oct 30th - Nov 9th 2014  
  • Oxford Philomusica perform Mozart and Hayden at the Ashmolean Museum, Friday 7th Novemeber  
  • Oxford Theatre Guild present The Habit Of Art by Alan Bennett - 5-8 November, Wesley Memorial Church  
  • Catweazle Club - legendary home of acoustic artistry. Every Thursday, 8pm, East Oxford Community Centre  
  • The Writers' Greenhouse 12-week Novel-building evening course, starting Tuesday 13 January 2015  
  • Spin Jazz Club present Christine Tobin & Phil Robson with The Spin Jazz Trio, Thursday 6th November, 8.30pm at 129 High St Oxford  
  • Sat 1 Nov, The North Wall, 6.30pm & 9pm OCM BREATHE - Orlando Gough  
  • The Oxford Playhouse presents Pitcairn 11th - 15th November  
  • EMBS Community College seeks English, Maths, IT & SEN Tutors in Oxford & Banbury  
  • Modern Art Oxford - one of the UK's leading contemporary art spaces, in the centre of Oxford  
  • abc oxford apprentices  
  • Timber Treasures - handmade wooden gifts, Oxford Covered Market. Unique presents!  
  • Kensit Neil Indian Music concert 5/11 Holywell Music Rooms  
  • Oxford Lieder Festival: The Schubert Project, 10 October to 1 November  
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  •  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.
  • Speakers, lighting and party equipment hire. Student discounts! 01865 875519, www.acdisco.com.

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    Salvage, I Cried Wolf, Evevoid, Godsbane The Bullingdon (briefly The Art Bar) Sat 22 Nov: 8pm

    Headington Hillbillies James Street Tavern Fri 21 Nov: 8pm

    Eagles For Hands, Gag Reflex The Jericho Tavern Wed 19 Nov: 8pm

    Last chance to book for

    A Little Rough Music
    Book by Sat, 1 November

    (Starts Sat, 1 November)

    When a Pet Dies - Animal Bereavement
    Book by Sat, 1 November

    (Starts Sun, 2 November)

    Stringfever (ages 12+)
    Book by Sat, 1 November

    (Starts Sat, 1 November)

    Writing Death with Jo Bousefield & Marcus Moore
    Book by Sat, 1 November

    (Starts Sun, 2 November)

    Organ and Body Donation - Talk
    Book by Sat, 1 November

    (Starts Sun, 2 November)

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    Halloween [18]

    John Carpenter's 1978 horror classic about an escaped murderer. Runtime: 91 mins

    8.45pm

    Cinema, Horror, Halloween, Crime, 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. Runtime: 81 mins

    11.15am, 1.15pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Today, Tomorrow, 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

    1.30pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Animation, Halloween, Today, Tomorrow, 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, 4.00pm

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

    Gone Girl [18]

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

    1.30, 4.45. 8.00pm

    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

    6.30, 9.15pm

    Cinema, Horror, Fantasy, 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

    12.30, 3.15, 6.00, 8.45pm

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

    Mr Turner [12A]

    Mike Leigh directs Timothy Spall in this biopic of the end of Turner's life.
    Subtitles: Sun 5.00pm, Tue 8.15pm Runtime: 150 mins

    1.45, 5.00, 8.15pm

    Cinema, Art, Biopic, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Nightcrawler [15]

    Jake Gyllenhaal in the seedy world of cut-throat crime journalism. Runtime: 117 mins

    3.30, 6.15, 9.00pm

    Cinema, Thriller, Crime, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Odeon Kids: Planes 2: Fire & Rescue [U] (2D)

    Dusty the cropduster retires from racing to join the fire and rescue unit. Runtime: 83 mins

    11.00am

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

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

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

    1.00, 3.30, 6.00pm

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

    Odeon Magdalen Street 0871 2244 007 — Friday 31st October 2014 Hide

    Annabelle [15]

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

    8.00pm

    Cinema, Horror, Paranormal, 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

    11.45am

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

    Fury [15]

    Brad Pitt film about an American tank crew in the Second World War.
    Subtitles: Fri 2.20pm, Mon 5.20pm, Thu 8.20pm 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, Tomorrow, This Week, War

    Love, Rosie [15]

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

    11.00am, 1.15, 3.30, 5.45pm

    Cinema, Romance, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Phoenix Picturehouse 0871 902 5736 (10p/min from landline) — Friday 31st October 2014 Hide

    The Exorcist Director's Cut [18]

    Classic possession horror from William Friedkin. Runtime: 122 mins

    9.00pm

    Cinema, Halloween, 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

    5.50pm

    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

    Effie Gray [12A]

    Explores the difficult marriage of John Ruskin and his teenage bride. Runtime: 108 mins

    12.50, 3.20pm

    Cinema, Art, Biopic, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, History

    Kids' Club: Coraline [PG] (2D)

    Stop-motion Animation. Beware the buttons!

    10.30am

    The latest in an ever-popular stream of modern animation, the wonderfully strange Coraline tells the tale of a young girl who...read more

    Cinema, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Mr Turner [12A]

    Mike Leigh directs Timothy Spall in this biopic of the end of Turner's life. Runtime: 150 mins

    11.00am, 2.15, 5.30, 8.45pm

    Cinema, Art, Biopic, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Ultimate Picture Palace 01865 245288 — Friday 31st October 2014 Hide

    Footloose [12A] Dancin Oxford/Ultimate Picture Palace

    80's teen yarn with Kevin Bacon.

    3.30pm £7, child £4

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

    Magic in the Moonlight [12A]

    Colin Firth, magician, is set to unmask fraudulent spiritualists, but romance intervenes. Directed by Woody Allen. Runtime: 97 mins

    6.00pm

    Cinema, Magic, Romance, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Maps to the Stars [18]

    David Cronenberg's savage portrayal of a fame-hunting, self-obsessed Hollywood family. Runtime: 111 mins

    8.15pm

    Cinema, Comedy, Paranormal, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, Satire

    The Rocky Horror Picture Show [12A]

    1970s film version of Richard O'Brien's legendary cross-dressing musical. Prizes for best and worst costumes!

    6.30pm

    Cinema, Dance, Comedy, Musical Theatre, LGBTQ, Science, Romance, Sci-Fi, Today, This Week

    Vue Cinema 08712 240 240 (10p per min from BT) — Friday 31st October 2014 Hide

    Happy New Year [12A]

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

    4.00, 8.15pm

    Cinema, Bollywood, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Annabelle [15]

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

    9.15pm, midnight

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

    Kids AM: The Snow Queen [U]

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

    10.45am

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

    9.50am, 12.00, 2.00, 4.00pm

    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

    10.15am, 1.15pm

    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

    1.30, 4.45, 8.00pm

    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

    1.00, 3.45, 6.30, 9.30, 11.15pm

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

    Nightcrawler [15]

    Jake Gyllenhaal in the seedy world of cut-throat crime journalism. Runtime: 117 mins

    3.45, 6.30, 9.15, 11.45pm

    Cinema, Thriller, Crime, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Planes 2: Fire & Rescue [U] (2D)

    Dusty the cropduster retires from racing to join the fire and rescue unit. Runtime: 83 mins

    10.00am

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

    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, 1.45pm

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

    Alien and Aliens Director's Cuts Double Bill [15]

    Ridley Scott's 1979 masterpiece of tension, and James Cameron's action 'sequel'

    8.00pm

    Cinema, Today, This Week

    Fury [15]

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

    12.45, 3.45, 6.00, 9.00pm

    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

    6.45pm

    Cinema, Romance, Today, Tomorrow, 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

    Ouija [15]

    Supernatural horror, with a 10% rating on Rottentomatoes.com

    12.15, 2.30, 4.45, 7.00, 9.15, 11.30pm

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

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

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

    10.15am, 12.45, 3.15, 5.45pm

    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

    1.00, 4.00, 6.45pm

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

    The Babadook [15]

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

    9.30, 11.45pm

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

    TheatreFriday 31st 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.

    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

    Halloween Storytelling Cornerstone Arts Centre

    Well and little-known literary stories, plus songs and poetry from the dark side. Price includes Halloween themed sweet treats. Unreserved seating.

    8pm £15

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

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

    Must book by 31 Oct 2014

    Theatre, Poetry, Music, Today, 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.

    8pm £11-£17.50

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

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

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    In the decade since premiering at The National Theatre, The Pillowman has lost none of its shock and awe. Since 2003 Martin McDonagh...read more

    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

    Pride and Prejudice Richard Darbourne Presents…

    Jane Austen's classic performed with just two actors. Suitable for ages 4yrs+.

    7.30pm £14 (£12)

    The Mill Arts Centre, Banbury, Spiceball Park, Banbury OX16 5QE

    ...richarddarbourne.com...

    Theatre Company Two Bit Classics set themselves a frightening challenge this year – to perform the entirety of Pride and...read more

    Theatre, Books, Vintage, Romance, Today, This Week

    Night Visit Arts at the Old Fire Station

    Night Visit is an innovative and immersive show tracing the roots of spiritualism. 18+

    8pm £10/£8 concessions

    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

    Booking advised by 31 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Theatre, Music, Art, Today, This Week

    But First This

    Witty musical homage to Radio 4.

    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

    Private Peaceful The Beacon, Wantage

    By Michael Morpurgo. Relives the life of Private Tommo Peaceful, a young soldier awaiting the firing squad.

    7.30pm £12 or £42 for a family ticket

    The Beacon, Portway, Wantage, OX12 9BX

    beaconwantage.co.uk/whats-on Email Me 01235 763456

    Booking advised by 01 Nov 2014 Book tickets

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

    GigFriday 31st October 2014 Hide

    Foundation Friday - Operation Sound

    3rd visit from North West heavyweights Operation. Roots and dubplate business all the way.

    9pm-3am £3

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

    Gig, Music, Today, This Week

    Tim Garland Edition Records Ltd

    Tim Garland (saxophones), John Turville (piano), Ant Law (guitar), Asaf Sirkis (drums). Grammy award-winning.

    8pm £20 (£5)

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

    www.editionrecords.com Email Me 0203 651 5822

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    Gig, Jazz, Today, This Week

    Headington Hillbillies

    Bluegrass style tunes with a rock attitude

    8.30 - 11.00 p.m. Free

    James Street Tavern, 47-48 James Street, Oxford OX4 1EU, Sun-Wed 12-11.30pm; Thu 12pm-12.30am; Fri & Sat 12pm-2am

    www.headingtonhillbillies.webeden.co.uk Email Me 07972 784521

    Gig, Pubs, Music, Folk, Today, This Week

    The Subways, Max Raptor, Seize The Day Academy Events & CAA Presents

    Alt-rock 3-piece

    6pm £10

    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

    Peerless Pirates, Port Erin, Gemma Moss, Rae Zoe It's All About The Music Presents

    Folk pop and nautical rock

    6.30pm £5

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

    Gig, Today, This Week

    Reckless Sleepers, Anton Barbeau, Charms Against The Evil Eye

    Harmony warble jangle rock & psychedelic pop

    8pm Free

    The Holly Bush Inn, 106 Bridge Street, Osney, Oxford OX2 0BD, Mon: 12-11.30pm; Tue-Thu: 5pm-11.30pm; Fri & Sat: noon-midnight; Sun: 12-10.30pm

    Gig, Halloween, Today, This Week

    Telegrapher, Junkie Brush, Black Tish II

    Metal / rock

    8pm £5

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

    Gig, Today, This Week, Metal

    ConcertFriday 31st October 2014 Hide

    The Schubert Project: Schubert's Legacy, New Aspects Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    A concert of many of Schubert's most popular settings & informal discussion afterwards.

    1.10pm - 2.10pm £12

    Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN

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

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

    The Schubert Project: Britten, Schubert & the Nocturne Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    The Aurora Orchestra perform the glorious Fifth Symphony & Goethe's 'Gesang der Geister'

    7.30pm - 9.30pm £30/£22/£12

    SJE Arts at the church of S. John the Evangelist, 109 Iffley Road, Oxford OX4 1EH

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

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

    Family FriendlyFriday 31st 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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    Family Friendly, Today, This Week, Classes

    Halloween & Half-term Fun Annie's Tea Room at Thrupp

    Treasure hunt, witch hunt, carve a pumpkin, decorate apples or biscuits, make decorations.

    11am-4pm Free or a small charge

    Annie's Tea Room, Canal Road, Thrupp, Kidlington OX5 1JZ, daily: 10am-5pm

    www.anniestearoom.co.uk Email Me 07425 621742

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Halloween, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    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

    No need to book!

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    Museum, Family Friendly, Art, Today, This Week

    Spanish Sing-along Barefoot Books

    Introduce your baby and toddler to Spanish through Hispanic songs, stories and rhymes.

    10:30 - 11am Free

    Barefoot Books - Storyteller's Café, 294 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 7ED, Monday – Friday 9.30am – 5pm, Saturday 9.30am – 5.30pm, Sunday 10am – 4pm.

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

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Music, Spanish, Today, This Week

    Spanish Sing-along Barefoot Books

    Introduce your baby and toddler to Spanish through Hispanic songs, stories and rhymes.

    10:30- 11am Free

    Barefoot Books - Storyteller's Café, 294 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 7ED, Monday – Friday 9.30am – 5pm, Saturday 9.30am – 5.30pm, Sunday 10am – 4pm.

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

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Music, Spanish, Today, This Week

    Spooky Art and Monster Tales and Hallowe'en Dressing up Competition Barefoot Books

    Come along in your best Hallowe'en costume! Prize for best outfit! plus storytelling.

    11-12pm £8 per child including book/ £5 craft only

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

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

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    Family Friendly, Craft, Today, This Week, Storytelling

    African Drumming Workshop Barefoot Books

    Learn how to play and layer traditional African rhythms and styles to accompany stories.

    2.30-3.30pm £10 per person

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

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

    Booking advised by 30 Oct 2014

    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Music, Today, This Week

    Make Woven Spiders and Webs

    Join Ingrid and the volunteers for a drop-in family craft session.

    11am-3pm By donation

    Cogges Farm, Church Lane, Witney OX28 3LA, Tue-Sun & Bank Holiday Mondays, 11am-5pm

    Family Friendly, Food, Art, Today, This Week

    Half Term Halloween family session and pumpkin hunt Cogges Heritage Trust

    Weave a creepy spider and web for Halloween and go on our Halloween Hunt in the grounds

    11am - 3pm £5.50/£4/ +donation

    Cogges Farm, Church Lane, Witney OX28 3LA, Tue-Sun & Bank Holiday Mondays, 11am-5pm

    www.cogges.org.uk Email Me 01993 772602

    Family Friendly, Craft, Halloween, Today, This Week

    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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    Discover and Play Earth Trust

    Forest School for pre-school children.

    10am-12pm £3 per child, free for accompanying adults

    Earth Trust Centre, Little Wittenham, Abingdon OX14 4QZ, Many of the green spaces are open all the time.

    www.earthtrust.org.uk/Explore/WhatsOn.aspx Email Me 01865 407792

    Nature, Family Friendly, Today, This Week

    Kids Fancy Dress Hallowe'en Party Florence Park Community Centre

    Kids' Hallowe'en Celebration. Music, games, crafts, food.

    4-6pm £1

    Florence Park Community Centre, Cornwallis Road, Oxford OX4 3NH

    www.florenceparkcommunitycentre.org.uk/ Email Me 07864 028591

    Must book by 31 Oct 2014

    Family Friendly, Festival, Halloween, Today, This Week

    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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    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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    Rattle & Hum, Choir For New Mums.

    An easy-going morning choir for pre and post natal mums with their bumps and babies. Sing!

    10-11am £4.50 per session or book a block of five £20.00

    Pegasus Theatre, Magdalen Road, Oxford OX4 1RE

    ...pegasustheatre.org.uk... Email Me 07969522368

    Booking advised by 05 Dec 2014

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    Witchy Wonka bars The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

    Get messy with biscuits and sweeties to invent a new Halloween chocolate bar

    10.30am and 12.00pm £2.50 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 30 Oct 2014

    Family Friendly, Outside Oxfordshire, Food, Today, This Week, Kids' Activities

    Weasels with Elys Dolan The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

    Join Roald Dahl Funny Prize nominated author Elys Dolan for this fun, interactive session.

    1.30pm and 3.00pm £3 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 30 Oct 2014

    Family Friendly, Outside Oxfordshire, Today, This Week, Storytelling, Kids' Activities

    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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    Zombie Zumba The Story Museum

    Come and learn the monster mash, steps from Thriller and other deadly dance moves.

    12.30 & 3.00pm £2 on the door

    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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    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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    Trick or Treating Oxford Castle Unlocked

    Explore Oxford's castle prison, trick or treating along the spooky prison wing

    6pm - 8.30pm £5

    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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    Dolphin Tale 2 [U]

    True story of a dolphin with a prosthetic tail. Runtime: 107 mins

    10.15am

    Vue Cinema, Ozone Leisure Park, Grenoble Road (next Kassam Stadium), Oxford OX4 4XP

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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

    No need to book!

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    Halloween Special with Dave Shelton Waterstones Booksellers

    Meet brilliant author Dave Shelton and hear him read a scary story from his book 13 Chairs.

    11am Free

    Waterstone's Bookshop, William Baker House, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3AF, Mon - Sat: 9am - 7pm Sun: 11am - 5pm

    www.waterstones.com/events 01865790212

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    Family Friendly, Books, Halloween, Today, This Week

    Coffee Morning Wesley Memorial Church

    All welcome

    10am-12pm Coffee from 80p

    Wesley Memorial Hall, New Inn Hall Street, Oxford OX1 2DH

    www.wesleymem.org.uk Email Me 01865 243216

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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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    Nightmare Farm: The Fairytale is Over Fairytale Farm

    Halloween event with live actors scaring people in a giant outdoor horror maze.

    6.30-10pm £5 adults, £4.75 child, £17

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

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

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    Halloween Wildwood Adventure Heart of the Wildwood

    Forest School adventure including bonfire, cooking stick-bread, den-building & pumpkin carving.

    10am - 1pm Donations for stick bread, soup and pumpkin carvin

    Rock Edge Nature Reserve, Old Road, Headington, OX3 8NE

    www.heartofwildwood.org Email Me 07582 935427

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    Courses and WorkshopsFriday 31st October 2014 Hide

    Introduction to Novel Writing - 8 intimate evening classes starting Fri October 17th for £80, run by The Knowledge Project

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    Voice, Character, Plot: eight week evening class for adults, taught by Oxford Creative Writing postgrad.

    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.

    www.knowledgeproject.co.uk

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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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    Halloween Corpse Talk with Adam Murphy Kicking the Bucket Festival

    Join Adam Murphy and produce your own undead-infested comic.

    2-3pm £5

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

    www.adammurphy.com Email Me 01865 305305

    Booking advised by 30 Oct 2014

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    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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    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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    Art Classes For Children - Radford Lisa Jayne Art Studio

    Creative fun in art for children.

    4.00pm - 5.30pm £135 (10 weeks) 10% Disc advance 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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    Pilates Oxford Sports Physio & Pilates

    Pilates classes run by Chartered Physiotherapists

    4pm intermediate, 5pm beginner's £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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    Gory Stage Make-Up Workshop

    Halloween fun, for Oxford city residents.

    5pm

    Pegasus Theatre, Magdalen Road, Oxford OX4 1RE

    Theatre, Courses and Workshops, Halloween, Today, This Week

    Overcome stress, anxiety, anger and depression Adaptation Practice

    Dr Clive Sherlock teaches Adaptation Practice: the foundation of mindfulness

    Classes 8 am - 6 pm TBC

    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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    Art Classes for Children - New Marston Lisa Jayne Art Studio

    Creative fun in art for children.

    4.00pm - 5.15pm & 5.15pm - 6.45pm £110 & £135 (10 weeks) 10% Disc advance payment

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

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

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    Fix your own bicycle! Broken Spoke Bike Coop

    Bring your own bicycle and get expert advice, new & used parts, and access to all tools.

    11am-5pm £7/£5 conc

    The Story Museum, Rochester House, 42 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP

    ...bsbcoop.org... Email Me 07551 711746

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    Adam Murphy Masterclass The Story Museum

    Create your own ghoulish comic with the author of the Phoenix Comic's Corpse Talk. 8-12.

    11.30am £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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    Adam Murphy Masterclass (ages 8-12) Kicking the bucket festival

    Produce your own ghoulish comic creations with Corpse Talk creator Adam Murphy.

    11.30am - 13.00pm Age 8-12 £6

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

    www.adammurphy.com Email Me 01865 305305

    Booking advised by 30 Oct 2014 Book tickets

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    MeetingFriday 31st October 2014 Hide

    Deaf Club The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Centre

    Welcome to Deaf Club, a friendly social event held regularly near the city centre.

    7 - 11pm Free

    Oxford Deaf & Hard of Hearing Centre, Littlegate St, Oxford OX1 1RL

    info@deafdirect.org.uk

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    Night Visit - Storytelling, Music and Audio Visual Kicking the Bucket Festival

    Sally Pomme Clayton tells stories of experience with spiritualism using live audio.

    8pm £12 (£10)

    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.

    sallypommeclayton.com Email Me 01865 305305

    Booking advised by 30 Oct 2014

    Meeting, Lectures, Festival, Health, Meditation, Paranormal, Today, This Week, Classes, Storytelling, Wellbeing

    Sports and FitnessFriday 31st October 2014 Hide

    Swimming Club: Adults Friendly non-competitive club. Member of Thames Valley RLSS.

    Pisces adult swimming and life saving.

    8-9pm £3.50

    Barton Leisure Centre, Waynflete Road, Barton, Oxford OX3 8GA, Mon-Fri: 6:15am-10pm. Sat & Sun: 8am-8.30pm

    Email Me 01865 765696

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    Bury Knowle Park Health Walk GO Active

    A gentle, social walk for anyone interested in some light exercise. Meet outside Headingto.

    10am Free

    Bury Knowle Park, Off London Rd, Headington, Oxford

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

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    Hinksey Park Girls FC Hinksey Park Football Club

    Hinksey Park FC are starting a Girls Football team for players aged 12-15 in September, any standard welcome. Please get in touch

    6pm Free

    Donnington Recreation Ground, Arnold Road, Oxford OX4 4BH

    www.hinkseyparkfc.org Email Me 07795 847898

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    Yoga AJactive (Anginette Barton)

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

    5.00-6.00pm: Yoga £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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    Shotokan Karate Oxford University Karate Club

    Learn karate from qualified instructors affiliated to the Japan Karate Association.

    8.30-10.30pm One free trial session. Membership £10 / month students or £32 / month for non-students

    Oxford University Sports Complex, Jackdaw Lane, Iffley Road, Oxford OX4 1EQ

    users.ox.ac.uk/~karate

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    Oxford Ju Jitsu / Kung Fu (Atado) Far Eastern Club

    Martial arts incorporating techniques from various other styles. Ages 15+.

    8-10pm £5

    South Oxford Community Centre, Lake Street, Oxford OX1 4RP

    www.atado.co.uk Email Me 07881 520203

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    Hatha Yoga

    Suitable for all levels, including beginners. Mats available.

    10-11am £8 drop in or £30/month

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

    www.the-yogabox.com 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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    Hot Power Yoga YogaVenue

    Suitable for all levels and abilities

    9.30am-10.15am 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 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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    Jivamukti Yoga YogaVenue

    Jivamukti Vinyasa Yoga. Suitable for all levels and abilities.

    7 - 8:30am 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.

    5:30 - 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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    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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    Aerobics/Toning/Flexi-bar AJactive (Anginette Barton)

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

    11.00-12.00pm Bums & Tums £7.00 per person

    Step 2 Studios, Worton Park, Cassington OX29 4SY

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

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    Pilates AJactive (Anginette Barton)

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

    12.15-1.15pm Pilates £7.00 per person

    Step 2 Studios, Worton Park, Cassington OX29 4SY

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

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    Iyengar Yoga class

    General level class in a beautiful studio at TOPS Physio, Summertown. Mats provided. All welcome!

    1.30-2.30pm £12 or £10 per class for a block

    TOPS Physio, 29 Grove Street, OX2 7JT

    www.iyoxford.com Email Me 07775831094

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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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    LecturesFriday 31st October 2014 Hide

    Yama to Oni: Ghosts and Demons in Asian Art Ashmolean Museum

    Jasleen Khandari explores representations of ghosts and demons in the art of India & Japan.

    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 31 Oct 2014 Book tickets

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    Darryl Jones Hallowe'en Classic Ghost Story reading Blackwell's Bookshop

    Join us for an intimate gathering to hear Darryl Jones read some classic ghost stories.

    7pm £3

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

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

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    Nature, Nuture or Neither: the View from the Genes

    With Professor Stephen Jones, one of the world's top six experts on the genetics of snails.

    5 - 6pm None

    Mansfield College, Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TF, Mon - Fri: 9am - 5pm. Admission free.

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 282894

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    By Our Selves: screening of a unique film project about the poet John Clare Oxford Brookes University

    John Clare (1793 – 1864) was arguably the most influential poet of the natural world.

    6-7pm Free

    Oxford Brookes Unversity, JHBb Lecture Theatre, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus

    ...brookes.ac.uk... Email Me 01865 484864

    Must book by 31 Oct 2014 Book tickets

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    FestivalFriday 31st October 2014 Hide

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

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    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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    This is Rubbish: Scratch Feast This is Rubbish with Hubbub & Good Food Oxford

    An interactive journey of games and stories taking you through the food supply chain! Part of the Oxford Pumpkin Festival.

    7.30-10pm £5

    OVADA Warehouse, 14A Osney Lane, Oxford OX1 1NJ

    tinyurl.com/mumkgft Email Me

    Booking advised by 31 Oct 2014 Book tickets

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    Halloween Weekend Ale Festival The White Hart Community Pub

    2 day ale and pie festival with a fine selection of ales and a tasty range of pies.

    8-12 Free

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

    www.thewhitehartwolvercote.co.uk Email Me 01865511978

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    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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    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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    MarketFriday 31st October 2014 Hide

    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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    Trax Scruffy Bike Sale Trax Charity

    Children's and adult's bikes for sale, children's bikes from £20, adult's from £45.

    9am to 6pm

    Bonn Square, Oxford

    www.traxorg.com Email Me 01865 318040

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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!

    10am - 4pm Free

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

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    Kinship of Oxford Pop Up Shop! Kinship of Oxford

    Gorgeous & unusual gifts including jewellery, accessories, candles, stationery & homewares

    10am-1pm Free

    St Laurence Hall, Warborough, OX10

    www.kinshipofoxford.com/ Email Me 01865 600136

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    ArtFriday 31st 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

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Circle of Life Game Kicking the Bucket Festival

    A game created to make you think about the end of life issues. Created by Gina King.

    1 - 1.30pm Free

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

    www.kickingthebucket.co.uk Email Me 01367 240508

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    Family Friendly, Meeting, Lectures, Festival, Music, Art, Help, Games, Today, This Week, Storytelling, 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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    Life Drawing/Painting Classes - Radford Lisa Jayne Art Studio

    Expressing the figure in a number of ways - direct observation from a model

    9.30am - 12.30pm £270 - 10 weeks (10% disc advance 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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    Portraiture - Painting/Drawing Classes - Radford Lisa Jayne Art Studio

    Expressing portraiture in a number of ways - working directly from a model

    1.00pm - 3.30pm £225 - 10 weeks (10% disc advance 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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    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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    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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    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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    Painting & Drawing Classes for Adults - New Marston Lisa Jayne Art Studio

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

    9.30am - 12.30pm &/or 1.00pm - 3.30pm £27, £22.50, Full Day £50

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

    www.lisajayne.uk.com Email Me 01608 677558

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    Mixed Media Classes for Adults - New Marston Lisa Jayne Art Studio

    The manipulation and application of a number of materials

    7.00pm - 9.00pm £18 (10% disc advance payment)

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

    www.lisajayne.uk.com Email Me 01608 677558

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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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    Art, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    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-5:30pm 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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    WorshipFriday 31st October 2014 Hide

    Evensong Christ Church, Cathedral

    6pm Free

    Christ Church Cathedral, Christ Church College, St Aldate's, Oxford OX1 1DP

    www.chch.ox.ac.uk/cathedral Email Me 01865 276155

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    Choral Evensong Exeter College Chapel

    Timeless liturgy, stunning surrounds, beautiful music to help you reflect on life & relax

    6.15pm Free

    Exeter College Chapel, Exeter College, Turl Street, Oxford OX1 3DP

    www.exeter.ox.ac.uk Email Me

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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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    Concert, Classical Music, Worship, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Praise & Worship Sunday service Christ Embassy Oxford

    Holy communion service.

    7-9pm Free

    R &R Frontline Studios Sandy Lane Ox4 6LJ

    www.christembassy-oxford.org Email Me 07588703325

    No need to book!

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    DanceFriday 31st October 2014 Hide

    Fitsteps Survival on the Dance Floor

    "Strictly" style fitness. No partner needed. First class free.

    9.30-10.30am First class free, £5 per class

    Langdale Hall, Langdale Gate, Witney OX28 6AB

    wp.me/2ydMW jules.kennedy@survivalonthedancefloor.co.uk 01993 831307 / 07817 795021

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    barefoot - movement and presence barefootdancing

    barefootdancing explores movement and presence through freeform dance, beginners welcome.

    7.30pm -9.30pm £8/10

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

    www.barefootdancing@yahoo.co.uk Email Me 07584626244

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    barefootdancing - movement and presence

    barefootdancing explores movement and presence through freeform dance, beginners welcome.

    7.30pm-9.30pm £8/10

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

    www.barefootdancing.co.uk Email Me 07584626244

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    Dance Course 6-7 years Expression School of Ballet & Theatre Arts

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

    3:45-5:15pm £6 per session during trial

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

    www.expressiondance.co.uk Email Me 07956 231155

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    Dance Course 8-9 years Expression School of Ballet & Theatre Arts

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

    5:00-7:45pm £6 per session during trial

    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

    5:00-7:45pm £6 per session during trial

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

    www.expressiondance.co.uk Email Me 07956 231155

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    Boys Only Dance Classes Expression School of Ballet & Theatre Arts

    Tough energetic class designed just for boys with a mix of dance styles.

    5:15-7:45pm 10-14 years £6 per session during trial

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

    www.expressiondance.co.uk Email Me 07956 231155

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    NightlifeFriday 31st October 2014 Hide

    Dine Together DiNE TOGETHER

    Join 30 singles for drinks, and enjoy a mingling event - meet new people in your local area.

    9pm £15

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

    www.dinetogether.co.uk info@dinetogether.co.uk

    Must book by 31 Oct 2014 Book tickets

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    Egyptomania! LiveFriday Ashmolean Museum

    Enjoy Egyptian dancing, family craft activities and Tut-tastic musical performances!

    7-10pm Free

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

    www.ashmolean.org 01865 278000

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    Day Of The Dead Weekender

    Hallo-wieners, spooky punch, dressing up & DJs sponsored by Cabrito Tequila

    6pm Free

    Joe Perks & Co., 76 St Clements, Oxford OX4 1AH, Sunday - Thursday 8.30am - 12.30am Friday and Saturday 8.30am - 1.30am

    Email Me 01865 434753

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    Music, Food, Nightlife, Halloween, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Switch ft. Gorgon City & My Nu Leng Academy Events Presents

    Electro, house, drum n bass

    10pm £13

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

    Nightlife, Today, This Week, Electronica

    Rotation

    Classic dance music

    11pm-3am £5

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

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    Battle Of The Barons

    House, techno, garage, bass

    10pm-3am £4 before 12, £5 after

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

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    Halloween Party!

    Get dressed up and join us for halloween themed music, cocktails and fun!

    7pm 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

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    Halloween Spooktacular

    Free drink for those in fancy dress, plus lots of giveaways and prizes

    7pm-2am Free

    The Fir Tree, 163 Iffley Road, Oxford OX4 1EJ, Mon-Wed 3-11pm, Thu 3pm-12am, Fri/Sat 3pm-2am, Sun 12-11pm

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    Alice's Weekend in the Underworld

    Terrifying Hallowe'en-themed cocktails and teapots, and fancy dress.

    5pm - 2am

    The Mad Hatter, 43 Iffley Road, Oxford OX4 1EA, Sun - Wed: Private Hire Available; Thu: 7.30pm - 12.30am; Fri & Sat: 7.30pm - 2am

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    Sanctum

    Metal club night

    9pm-3am £6

    The Varsity Club, The Covered Market, 9a High Street, Oxford OX1 4DB, Opening hours are: Sunday - Thursday 11am to 12am Friday and Saturday 11am to 3am Food served: Monday - Friday 6pm to 9pm Saturday and Sunday midday to 9pm Roof terrace open: 11am to 11pm

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    Halloween Party

    Decorations, fancy dress, blood punch and black magic cocktails.

    8pm-late £6 after 10pm

    The Varsity Club, The Covered Market, 9a High Street, Oxford OX1 4DB, Opening hours are: Sunday - Thursday 11am to 12am Friday and Saturday 11am to 3am Food served: Monday - Friday 6pm to 9pm Saturday and Sunday midday to 9pm Roof terrace open: 11am to 11pm

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    ToursFriday 31st October 2014 Hide

    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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    Chocolate Walking Tours of Oxford - Great British Walking Tours Great British Tours

    Discover Oxford in the most delicious way possible: a chocolate-themed walk. Free Samples.

    12-2pm or 3-5pm £30

    Hardy's Sweet Shop, 52 High Street, Oxford OX1 4AS

    ...greatbritishtours.com... Email Me 07928344466

    Must book by 31 Jan 2015

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    Bill Spectre's Ghost Trail Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails

    Award winning theatrical ghost trail of Oxford. Frightfully popular with all ages!

    6.30pm & 9pm £8/£6/£4

    The Courtyard outside Oxford Castle Unlocked New Rd Oxford, OX1 1AY

    www.ghosttrail.org Email Me 07941 041811

    No need to book!

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    ClassesFriday 31st 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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    Latin and Ballroom Social Class step by step dance school

    Fun and friendly class.

    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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    Dancercise Class Debbie's School of Dance

    Learn Ballroom and Latin dance steps - get exercise and have fun - no partner needed!

    10.30am-11.30am £5

    Yarnton Village Hall, The Paddocks, Yarnton, Oxfordshire OX5 1TE

    Email Me 01865 460269

    No need to book!

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    Confident Kids Swimming Lessons Confident Kids Swimming

    One-to-one swimming tuition for ages 3+. Free introductory session. Booking essential.

    2-4pm £28 (half hour session)

    Brookes Sport Botley, OX2 9AT

    Email Me 07920 110736

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    Spanish Beginners for children (7-11) Coyotes. Spanish Lessons for Children

    Spanish lessons for children. Learn Spanish and have fun! Games, stories, songs and more!

    4:00-5:00pm £8 per session

    South Oxford, off Abigdon Road

    www.spanishcoyotes.com Email Me 07981 059511

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    Ananda Yoga

    Tibetan yoga and meditation. Beginners and intermediate.

    7.15-8.30pm £85 for 11 sessions

    The Beacon, Wantage

    07776 092373

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