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  • English National Ballet present Coppelia, 28 Oct - 1 Nov at the New Theatre, Oxford  
  • Oxford Philomusica, 26th October, Sheldonian Theatre: Funomusica Family Concert  
  • Friday 24 October 2014, JdP, 8pm JDP MUSIC BUILDING Steven Isserlis (cello) with Kirill Gerstein (piano)  
  • Modern Art Oxford - one of the UK's leading contemporary art spaces, in the centre of Oxford  
  • Timber Treasures - handmade wooden gifts, Oxford Covered Market. Unique presents!  
  • Oxford Philomusica, 25th October, Sheldonian Theatre: Bruch, Dvořák, Paganini  
  • The Writers' Greenhouse 12-week Novel-building evening course, starting Tuesday 13 January 2015  
  • Coffee Concert: Anna Blackmur (violin) Anna Beryl (cello), and Tom Poster (piano)  
  • abc oxford apprentices  
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  • Spin Jazz Club present Ben Castle and the Spin Jazz Trio, Thursday 23rd October, 8.30pm at 129 High St Oxford  
  • Catweazle Club - legendary home of acoustic artistry. Every Thursday, 8pm, East Oxford Community Centre  
  • Oxford Lieder Festival: The Schubert Project, 10 October to 1 November  
  • Speakers, lighting and party equipment hire. Student discounts! 01865 875519, www.acdisco.com.

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    Working with Martha Graham Faculty of Classics Mon 3 Nov: 2.15pm

    Sensory Prototypes for Ancient Entertainment Faculty of Classics Mon 1 Dec: 5pm

    Senses and Sites: Reception and the Senses in Roman Archaeology Faculty of Classics Mon 3 Nov: 5pm

    Last chance to book for

    The Schubert Project: Sonata in G, Bengt Forsberg
    Book by Fri, 24 October

    (Starts Fri, 24 October)

    Beverley Craven - Change of Heart Tour
    Book by Fri, 24 October

    (Starts Fri, 24 October)

    The Schubert Project: Sonata in G, Bengt Forsberg
    Book by Fri, 24 October

    (Starts Fri, 24 October)

    The Schubert Project: Laments, Overtures, Arias & Settings of Seidl
    Book by Fri, 24 October

    (Starts Fri, 24 October)

    MINDFUL AWARENESS - An introduction to Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
    Book by Fri, 24 October

    (Starts Sat, 25 October)

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    Rock of Ages: It must be a marvellous feeling to perform in a show like this, the adult rock...read more

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    CinemaThursday 23rd October 2014 Hide

    Albion Beatnik Bookstore 07737 876213 — Thursday 23rd October 2014 Hide

    PocketVisions: The Narcotic Farm

    The story of jazz, human drug testing 1935-75 at the US Narcotics/rehab Farm in Lexington.

    8pm £5

    Cinema, Today, This Week

    Odeon George Street 0871 2244 007 — Thursday 23rd October 2014 Hide

    '71 [15]

    A British soldier (Jack O'Connell) is on his own, and on the wrong side of Belfast. Runtime: 99 mins

    4.15pm

    A nail-biting hard hitting thriller. I loved it. Tight script, great acting. It portrays 1971 Belfast with gritty realism but...read more

    Cinema, Thriller, Today, This Week, History, Irish, War

    Annabelle [15]

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

    6.45, 9.15pm

    Cinema, Horror, Paranormal, Today, This Week

    Fury [15]

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

    2.15, 5.15, 8.15pm

    Cinema, Today, This Week, War

    Gone Girl [18]

    The spotlight turns on Ben Affleck when his wife goes missing.
    Subtitles: Fri 5.15, Mon 2.00pm Runtime: 145 mins

    2.00, 5.15, 8.30pm

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

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

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

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

    1.30, 4.00, 6.30, 9.00pm

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

    The Best of Me [12A]

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

    3.15, 6.00, 8.40pm

    Cinema, Romance, Today, This Week

    The Maze Runner [12A]

    Sci-fi thriller: a group of young people find themselves in the centre of a maze with no idea who they are, why they are there, or whether escape is possible
    Subtitles: Sun 8.50, Wed 3.00pm

    3.00, 6.10, 8.50pm

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

    The Rewrite [12A]

    A cynical washed up screenwriter turns teacher and finds love. With Hugh Grant & Marisa Tomei. Runtime: 106 mins

    1.45pm

    Cinema, Books, Comedy, Romance, Today, This Week

    Odeon Magdalen Street 0871 2244 007 — Thursday 23rd October 2014 Hide

    The Judge [15]

    A lawyer (Robert Downey Jr.) must defend his father on a murder charge - that of his mother. Runtime: 141 mins

    1.45, 5.00, 8.15pm

    Cinema, Today, This Week

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

    The turtles work alongside reporter Megan Fox to save New York.
    Subtitles: Tue 5.30pm, Thu 8.00pm Runtime: 101 mins

    3.00, 5.30, 8.00pm

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

    Phoenix Picturehouse 0871 902 5736 (10p/min from landline) — Thursday 23rd October 2014 Hide

    Gone Girl [18]

    David Fincher directs adaptation of Gillian's Flynn's best-selling novel. Ben Affleck becomes the target of a media man-hunt when his wife (Rosamund Pike) goes missing. Runtime: 145 mins

    2.30, 5.45, 9.00pm

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

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

    '71 [15]

    A British soldier (Jack O'Connell) is on his own, and on the wrong side of Belfast. Runtime: 99 mins

    5.30pm

    A nail-biting hard hitting thriller. I loved it. Tight script, great acting. It portrays 1971 Belfast with gritty realism but...read more

    Cinema, Thriller, Today, This Week, History, Irish, War

    Toddler Time: Olly the Little White Van 8 [U]

    Animation for small viewers. Olly the Van has all the character, playfulness and fun of a retriever puppy.

    11.30am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, Today, This Week

    The Possibilities are Endless [12A] + Q&A & live acoustic set

    Documentary following musician Edwyn Collins' recovery from a severe stroke. Runtime: 83 mins

    8.15pm

    Cinema, Gig, Music, Documentary, Today, This Week

    Mit meinen heißen Tränen: Im Reich des Gartens

    Second instalment of three-part film starring Udo Samel as Franz Schubert. Part of the Oxford Lieder Festival.

    3.00pm

    Cinema, Today, This Week

    Ultimate Picture Palace 01865 245288 — Thursday 23rd October 2014 Hide

    A Most Wanted Man [15]

    John Le Carré spy thriller with Philip Seymour Hoffman. The US and UK have different ideas about informant networks in post-9/11 Germany.
    Subtitles: Tue 6.30pm Runtime: 122 mins

    4.00, 6.30pm

    The most intelligent and thought-provoking movie of the year. It challenges your soul; every character has so many levels and...read more

    Cinema, Books, Thriller, Today, This Week

    Pride [15]

    Feel-good British, with an all-star cast. Runtime: 120 mins

    9.00pm

    Cinema, Comedy, LGBTQ, Women's Issues, Today, This Week, History, Politics

    Baby Club: Pride [15]

    Feel-good British, with an all-star cast. For parents with babies under 1. Runtime: 120 mins

    12.30pm

    Cinema, Comedy, LGBTQ, Women's Issues, Today, This Week, History, Politics

    Vue Cinema 08712 240 240 (10p per min from BT) — Thursday 23rd October 2014 Hide

    The Judge [15]

    A lawyer (Robert Downey Jr.) must defend his father on a murder charge - that of his mother. Runtime: 141 mins

    11.00am, 2.15, 5.30pm

    Cinema, Today, This Week

    Annabelle [15]

    Expectant parents get more than they bargained for in this supernatural horror.
    Subtitles: Tue 9.45pm Runtime: 98 mins

    12.30, 3.00, 5.45, 8.30pm

    Cinema, Horror, Paranormal, Today, This Week

    Fury [15]

    Film about an American tank crew in the Second World War Runtime: 134 mins

    11.15am, 2.45, 5.00, 6.00, 8.00, 9.00pm

    Cinema, Today, This Week, War

    Happy New Year [TBC]

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

    8.45pm

    Cinema, Bollywood, Today, This Week

    Love, Rosie [15]

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

    2.15pm

    Cinema, Romance, Today, This Week

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

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

    12.00, 2.30, 5.15, 8.00pm

    Cinema, Today, This Week

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

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

    11.00am, 1.30, 4.15, 7.00, 9.30pm

    Cinema, Today, This Week

    The Best of Me [12A]

    High school sweethearts rekindle their romance whilst visiting their home town.

    12.00, 3.00, 5.50, 8.45pm

    Cinema, Romance, Today, This Week

    The Maze Runner [12A]

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

    11.45am, 2.45, 5.30, 8.15pm

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

    The Rewrite [12A]

    A cynical washed up screenwriter turns teacher and finds love. With Hugh Grant & Marisa Tomei. Runtime: 106 mins

    11.30am

    Cinema, Books, Comedy, Romance, 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

    11.15am, 2.30, 5.45, 9.00pm

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

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

    Health & Wellbeing Centre, Audlett Drive, Abingdon OX14 3GD (with car park) — Thursday 23rd October 2014 Hide

    Zerkalo (The Mirror) [U] ABCD Film Society

    Personal (Tarkovsky's life) and political (Soviet history) fuse into a world classic, with intro by John Riley.

    7.45pm £6 (£5)

    Cinema, Today, This Week

    Various venues in central Witney. See website for details. — Thursday 23rd October 2014 Hide

    Witney Film Festival Witney Film Festival

    Free film screenings of shorts, features, students, pro's, drama, comedy, animation...

    See website for details Free

    Cinema, Gig, Exhibition, Festival, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    TheatreThursday 23rd October 2014 Hide

    Fat Pig Laika Productions

    A provocative play by Neil LaBute looking at our slavish adherence to ideals of beauty.

    7.30pm £6 (£5)

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

    Email Me 07795464613

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    Theatre, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Rock of Ages

    Small town teen lovers hit Hollywood to 80s pop-rock soundtrack.

    7.30pm £12.90 - £41.40

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

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    It must be a marvellous feeling to perform in a show like this, the adult rock panto of musicals. Tuesday’s first-night audience...read more

    Theatre, Musical Theatre, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Othello

    Sold out until Friday; weekend seats still available!

    Frantic Assembly's 21st-century take on Shakespeare's tragedy. 14+
    Subtitles: Wed: 7.30pm

    2.30, 7.30pm £11-£26.50

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

    www.oxfordplayhouse.com/show/?eventid=3204

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    Theatre, Shakespeare, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Around The World in Eighty Days

    A joyfully frenetic whirlwind of a show, full of daft Victorian invention, daring deeds and downright silliness. Suitable for ages 7+

    7.30pm £13 (£9)

    Pegasus Theatre, Magdalen Road, Oxford OX4 1RE

    Around the World in 80 Days, with only three actors, in one evening. This was the tall task the ambitious Oxfordshire Theatre...read more

    Theatre, Family Friendly, Vintage, Transport, Today, This Week

    On The Box Bowjangles

    Bowjangles present show, fresh from their 5-star Edinburgh Fringe Festival debut.

    7.30pm £15 (£13)

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

    www.bowjangles.org Email Me 01295 279002

    Theatre, Family Friendly, Music, Cabaret, Today, This Week

    Don Q Arts at the Old Fire Station

    Flintlock Theatre debut Don Q, a fast and furious romp of a show suitable for ages 10–110.

    7.30pm £13/£11 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 25 Oct 2014 Book tickets

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

    Oh What a Lovely War Sinodun Players

    Satirical musical drama depicting the horror of WWI with knockabout ironic humour.

    7.45pm £10

    Wallingford Corn Exchange, Market Place, Wallingford OX10 0EG, Box office open 7-8pm daily, 10am - 2pm Fri & Sat.

    www.cornexchange.org.uk 01491 825000

    Booking advised by 25 Oct 2014 Book tickets

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    Theatre, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    The Merry Widow Kidlington Amateur Operatic Society

    Kidlington Amateur Operatic Society perform The Merry Widow by Franz Lehar - a light opera.

    7.30pm £12 £10 concessions)

    St Mary's Church, Kidlington, OX5 2AZ

    www.kaosinoxon.org Email Me 01865375613

    Booking advised by 22 Oct 2014 Book tickets

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    Theatre, Opera, Music, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    GigThursday 23rd October 2014 Hide

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

    Reviews

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

    8pm £6 (£5)

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

    catweazleclub.com

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

    Gig, Open mic, Today, This Week, Storytelling

    Spin Jazz Club present Ben Castle and the Spin Jazz Trio, Thursday 23rd October, 8.30pm at 129 High St Oxford

    Reviews

    Jazz saxophonist accompanied by the Spin Trio

    8.30pm £10, £8 (concs), £6 (student)

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

    www.spinjazz.net

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

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

    George Michael Tribute

    Rob Lamberti sings Wham! and other classics

    8pm £12

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

    Gig, Today, This Week

    Acoustic Thursdays

    Open acoustic jam plus set from featured local artists

    8.30pm. Front bar. Free

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

    www.facebook.com/acousticthursdayjam

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    Gig, Open mic, Today, This Week, Session

    Dave And Phil Alvin & the Guilty Ones Empty Rooms Promotions

    Californian bluesmen with tribute to Big Bill Broonzy

    7.30pm £18 (adv), £20 (otd)

    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, Blues

    Live Lounge Cape

    Homegrown Oxfordshire acoustic goodness

    8.30pm Free

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

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

    Gril Power, Men Oh Pause, Cam A.G. Smash Disco

    Hardcore / punk

    8pm Free

    The Library Pub, 182 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1UE, Every day 4pm - midnight

    Gig, Today, This Week

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

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

    8 - 11pm Free - fine ales available

    The Cock Inn, Combe

    www.classicjazz.co.uk Email Me 07932748379

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    Gig, Jazz, Today, This Week

    ConcertThursday 23rd October 2014 Hide

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

    Reviews

    Various Venues,

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    Concert, Festival, Classical Music, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, Choral

    The Schubert Project: Settings of Rückert & Leitner Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    Two poets discovered by Schubert in his maturity, who inspired some of his great masterpieces.

    7.30-9.30pm £25

    Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN

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

    Must book by 23 Oct 2014 Book tickets

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

    The Schubert Project: Piano Sonata in B flat, Imogen Cooper CBE Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    One of the great interpreters of Schubert, Imogen Cooper, plays the life-affirming sonata

    10pm - 11pm £15

    Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN

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

    Must book by 23 Oct 2014 Book tickets

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

    The Schubert Project: Grand Duo in C, Settings of Jacobi Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    One of Schubert's most powerful piano duets & his settings of the poet Johan Jacobi.

    1.10pm - 2.10pm £12

    Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN

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

    Booking advised by 23 Oct 2014 Book tickets

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

    St Hilda's College Lunchtime Recital: Vocal recital

    Vocal recital of English and French songs. Refreshments are served and all are welcome.

    1.15 - 1.45pm free

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

    www.ox.ac.uk/event/vocal-recital 01865 279884

    Concert, Music, Classical Music, Today, This Week

    Merton College Chapel Organ Recital - The Complete Bach Organ Works

    Daniel Hyde plays the complete organ works of JS Bach

    1.10pm Free

    Merton College Chapel, Merton Street, Oxford OX1 4JD

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

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    Concert, Classical Music, Worship, Today, This Week

    Graham Dalby & The London Swing Orchestra - The Great Legends of Jazz and Swing The Trussell Trust and The London Swing Orchestra

    From Ragtime to Sinatra - the amazing story of the birth of Jazz and Swing 1900-1965.

    7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. £20 (£10)

    Sheldonian Theatre, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3AZ

    www.londonswingorchestra.co.uk Email Me 01865 305305

    Booking advised by 22 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Concert, Family Friendly, Music, Jazz, Today, This Week

    Organ recital by Greg Wheele St Frideswide Church

    Organ favourites from Boyce to Elgar

    7.30pm £5 on door, includes glass of wine & nibbles

    St Frideswide Church, Botley Road, Osney Island, Oxford OX2 0BL

    osneybenefice.org.uk/StF/ Email Me

    Concert, Music, Classical Music, Today, This Week

    Free lunchtime recital of chamber music

    Including works by Schumann, Telemann, Bozza, Cima and Dranishnikova, from Baroque to C20.

    12.45 Free

    Wesley Memorial Church, New Inn Hall Street, Oxford OX1 2DH, The office is open daily 9.30am - 3.30pm (times approximate).

    david.mears@cantab.net

    Concert, Classical Music, Today, This Week

    Family FriendlyThursday 23rd October 2014 Hide

    Movers & Talkers Little Music School

    Fun music classes for mixed under 5s.

    10.30am £3.50

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

    www.little-music-school.co.uk Email Me 07981 321007

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Music, Baby, Today, This Week, Classes

    Divali Fundraising Festival for Bookfeast Barefoot Books

    Buy books and enjoy Indian delicacies, preview Tania Llewellyn's new Indian collection.

    10am-6pm 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.

    Email Me

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    Family Friendly, Festival, Food, Charity, Indian, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

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

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

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

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

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

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    Family Friendly, Craft, Today, This Week, Storytelling

    Barefoot Craft Club Barefoot Books

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

    11-11.45am £5 per child

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

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

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    Eco, Family Friendly, Craft, Today, This Week

    Little Stars- Relax Kids Classes (3-5yrs) Barefoot Books

    Designed to help children manage their emotions and develop imagination and confidence

    11.30-12pm £5 drop in/5 classes for £20

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

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    Family Friendly, Today, This Week, Learning, Classes, Kids' Activities, Wellbeing

    Pre-School Story Time Blackwell's Bookshop

    Under 5's story time with songs and activities

    1-2pm Free

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

    bookshop.blackwell.co.uk Email Me 01865 333694

    No need to book!

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    Shop, Family Friendly, Books, 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

    No need to book!

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

    Clockwork Music children's music class Clockwork Music

    Clockmakers1 for 2-3 yr olds

    9.40am £5.50

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

    clockworkmusic.co.uk Email Me 07528146891

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    Family Friendly, Music, Baby, Today, This Week

    Clockwork Music children's music class Clockwork Music

    TIck Tock music for children aged 12-24 mths

    10.20am £5.50

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

    clockworkmusic.co.uk Email Me 07528146891

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    Family Friendly, Music, Today, This Week, Classes

    Brilliant Bugs

    Six legs, eight legs, hundreds of legs! Get up close with the real thing and make a buggy hat to wear home.

    10.30am - 12.30pm free

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

    www.ox.ac.uk/event/brilliant-bugs 01865 613785

    Museum, Family Friendly, Today, This Week

    Baby College Headington/Marston Inspiring Parents

    Development insights. Music, movement and sensory games. 3 age groups 0-3, book online.

    9.30am, 10.30am, 11.30am £7 in advance (discount for term booking)

    St Anthony of Padua Church Hall, 115 Headley Way, Oxford OX3 7SS

    www.babycollegeoxford.co.uk Email Me 01865 421879

    Must book by 11 Dec 2014

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    Family Friendly, Baby, Today, This Week, Learning, Classes

    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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    Music & Dancing: 0-4 Years MAD Academy

    High energy music & dancing classes for babies & children.

    09:45 - 11:25 (classes for different age groups) From £5.00 (walkers)

    Bicester Methodist Church Hall

    ...madacademy.com... Email Me 01869 369502

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    Baby College Thame Inspiring Parents

    Development Insights. Music, movement & sensory games. 3 age groups 0-3 years. Book online

    9.30am, 10.30am, 11.30am £7 in advance (discount for term booking)

    Christ Church, Upper High Street, Thame, OX9 2DN

    www.babycollegeoxford.co.uk Email Me 01865 436920

    Must book by 11 Dec 2014

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    Clockwork Music, preschool music classes Clockwork Music

    Clockwork Music, termly music classes for babies and preschoolers. Contact for free trial.

    Morning Termly

    The Manor Preparatory School, Faringdon Road, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX13 6LN

    www.clockworkmusic.co.uk karen@clockworkmusic.co.uk 07757011539

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

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

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

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

    Email Me 07975661717

    Booking advised by 27 Nov 2014

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    Courses and WorkshopsThursday 23rd October 2014 Hide

    Fun, affordable evening classes for adults.

    Reviews

    Environmental Science Course. Eight week evening class for adults.

    6-7.30pm £80 for eight weeks

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

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    Nature, Courses and Workshops, Science, Today, This Week

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

    Reviews

    6.30-8.30pm

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

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

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    7-9.30pm £320 for 12 sessions

    Upper Wolvercote

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    I found this course via Google after hunting high and low for a local writing course that didn't focus on the academic side...read more

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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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    Creative VJ Film oxford

    Mixing DJing, live cinema and the visual arts, VJing is a truly 21st century art form.

    11am - 6pm £144 (£80)

    Film Oxford (formerly OFVM), 54 Catherine St, Oxford OX4 3AH

    www.filmoxford.org/course/creative-vj/ Email Me 01865 792731

    Booking advised by 12 Oct 2014 Book tickets

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    Beginners meditation class Samatha

    A breathing meditation class in the Samatha Buddhist tradition

    8.30-10pm Donation

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

    www.samatha.org/ eastoxfordsamatha@gmail.com

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    Art Classes For Children - Radford Lisa Jayne Art Studio

    Creative fun in art for children.

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

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

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

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    Photography Courses for beginners and advanced photographers Oxford School of Photography

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

    6.30 - 8.30 pm 4 sessions £85

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

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

    Must book by 09 Nov 2014

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    Pilates Oxford Sports Physio & Pilates

    Pilates classes run by Chartered Physiotherapists

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

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

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

    Must book by 30 Nov 2014

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    Pilates Oxford Sports Physio & Pilates

    Pilates class run by Chartered Physiotherapist

    12.30pm £7.75 per class booked as a course

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

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

    Must book by 30 Nov 2014

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    Singing for Better Breathing Sound Resource, supporting arts & wellbeing

    Ongoing singing group for anyone who wants to improve their breathing. New people welcome.

    11am - 12pm donation £3 or more

    OXSRAD, Court Place Farm, Marsh Lane

    Email Me 01865 792434

    No need to book!

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    Tai Chi - Chen Style - Chen Academy Chen Academy

    Taught in traditional manner in lineage of Grandmaster Gou.

    5.45-6.45pm £8 / £65 for 10

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

    www.chenacademy.com Email Me 07717798979

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    Mindfulness meditation Adaptation Practice

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

    2-7pm Prices vary

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

    www.adaptationpractice.org Email Me 07866 455503

    Must book by 30 Nov 2014

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    Relieve Depression, Anxiety, Anger and Stress. Adaptation Practice

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

    4-7pm prices vary

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

    www.adaptationpractice.org Email Me 07866 455 503

    Must book by 30 Nov 2014

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    Sing in a choir Summertown Choral Society

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

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

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

    www.summertownchoral.org.uk/ Email Me

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    Puppy Socialisation Classes Fair Weather Dog Training Club

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

    6.45-7.30pm £70 for the 10 week course

    Arncott Village Hall, Arncott, Bicester OX25 1PL

    www.fairweatherdogtrainingclub.co.uk Email Me 01869 322996

    Booking advised by 11 Sep 2014

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    Barton Sings Joined up Singing

    Learn to sing in harmony - fun and friendly course. Local performing.

    10am-12 £5

    Meadowbrook, 59 Stowford Road, Barton OX3 9PP

    www.joinedupsinging.co.uk Email Me 01865 762200

    No need to book!

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    Film Acting Class Inspiring Drama

    Award-winning company. Film acting school for 10-16 year olds. Confidence through film. Free trial!

    5.15pm - 6.40pm £149 per term

    St Michael Church Hall, Summertown, OX2 7EZ

    www.inspiringdrama.co.uk Email Me 01865 596780

    Must book by 20 Nov 2014

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    Meditation Group every Thursday 6.45(sharp) - 8pm

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

    6.45pm (sharp) £1

    The Oval, Rose Hill, Oxford

    Email Me 07929748757/01865782862

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    LAMDA Speech and Drama Classes Wychwood School

    Acting lessons and preparation for graded LAMDA exams. All abilities welcome (10-16 years).

    4-5.30pm £9

    Wychwood School

    ...wychwoodschool.org... Email Me 07545 330089

    Must book by 03 Mar 2015

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    Slimming World Blackbird Leys Slimming World

    Come along and start your weight loss journey with us.

    5 & 7pm £4.95 (£4.65)

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

    Email Me 01865 400455

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    The Undertaker's Daughter - Author Kate Mayfield Kicking the Bucket Festival

    A fascinating story of life growing up in a funeral home. Mix of "6 ft under" and "Stiff"

    7.00pm - 8.30pm £3

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

    Email Me 01865 333623

    Must book by 23 Oct 2014

    Meeting, Lectures, Festival, Books, Health, Help, Performance, Today, This Week, Storytelling

    Evening of Mindfulness Oxford Thich Nhat Hanh Sangha

    Meditation, teaching, discussion.

    7 - 9pm £2 -3 donation

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

    interbeing.org.uk oxfordtnhsangha@gmail.com

    No need to book!

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

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

    7.30-11.30 Free

    Merton College, Merton Street, Oxford OX1 4JD

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

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    Knit Club Oxford Yarn Store

    Knitters and crocheters of all abilities meet informally.

    6-9pm Free

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

    oxfordyarnstore.co.uk Email Me 01865 604112

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    Meeting, Craft, Textiles, Today, This Week, Knit and Natter

    I for one welcome our new robot overlords Oxford Communist Corresponding Society

    Public meeting featuring a short talk followed by questions and discussion. All welcome.

    7:30pm – 9:00pm, free entry

    The Mitre, 17 High Street, Oxford OX1 4AG

    www.communistcorrespondingsociety.org oxford@communistcorrespondingsociety.org

    Meeting, Science, Today, This Week, Politics

    SPEAK - The Voice for the Rights of Animals SPEAK

    What is happening to animals in Oxford University research laboratories? Find out here.

    1-5pm Free

    Opposite Oxford University Animal Research Lab, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS

    speakcampaigns.org/ info@speakcampaigns.org

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    Sports and FitnessThursday 23rd October 2014 Hide

    Kung Fu Academy Kung Fu Academy

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

    7.30pm £6.50 (£4)

    Asian Cultural Centre, Manzil Way, Oxford OX4 1GH

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

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    Yoga (Mixed Ability) Sue Pennington

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

    6-7.30pm £10 (£8)

    Asian Cultural Centre, Manzil Way, Oxford OX4 1GH

    www.suepennington.com Email Me 01865 776759

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    Kickboxing Lessons Oxfordshire Kickboxing Club

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

    7pm 8pm

    Cheney School, Cheney Lane, Oxford OX3 7QH

    Website oxfordshirekickboxingclub@outllok.com 07772680121

    Booking advised by 30 Oct 2014

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    Ashtanga Yoga EOCC

    Mixed ability

    5.30 - 7pm £10 (£7)

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

    www.tracyleo.com Email Me 07538 746112

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    Ashtanga Yoga

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

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

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

    www.sashanorton.co.uk Email Me 07710 237162

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    Group Personal Training Mind Over Matter Fitness & Nutrition

    Personal training, the groups are limited to a maximum of 6.

    8-9pm £6

    Gladiator Fitness Studios, Marsh Lane, Marston OX3 0NQ, Mon-Sat 5am-10pm

    Email Me 07773675884

    Booking advised by 24 Sep 2014

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    Group Personal Training Mind Over Matter Fitness & Nutrition

    8-9pm £6

    Gladiator Fitness Studios, Marsh Lane, Marston OX3 0NQ

    Email Me 07773 675884

    Must book by 27 Dec 2014

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    Pilates: Intermediate Level Ivana Starkova

    Stott instructor. Improve posture. Strengthen abs and back.

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

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

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

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    Pilates AJactive (Anginette Barton)

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

    9.30-10.30am Pilates £7.00 per person

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

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

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    Hatha Yoga Oxford Community Health Hub

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

    18.30-19.30 £5

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

    healthhuboxford.org.uk/ Email Me 07707 995037

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    Oxford City Korfball Club - Training

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

    6.30-8pm First 4 sessions free

    Oxford Spires Academy, Glanville Road, Oxford OX4 2AU

    www.oxfordcitykorfball.co.uk Email Me

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    Zumba Toning Janette Cardy Fitness

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

    7-8pm £5 per class

    OXSRAD, Court Place Farm, Marsh Lane

    www.janettecardyfitness.co.uk Email Me 07831 255532

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    Yoga (Hatha) Heath & Harmony Centre

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

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

    Risinghurst Community Centre, Kiln Lane, Risinghurst OX3 8ER

    www.tranquilsuccess.com Email Me 01865 375741

    No need to book!

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    Yoga AJactive (Anginette Barton)

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

    7.00-8.00pm: Yoga £6.00 per person

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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    Wing Chun Dynamics Kung Fu Wing Chun Dynamics

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

    7pm-9pm £10

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

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

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    IYENGAR yoga with Anna Heavens & Toby Lockyer

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

    5.45pm to 7.15pm £8/£9/£10

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

    iyengaryogaoxford.com Email Me 07800 925111

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    Pilates AJactive (Anginette Barton)

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

    12.10-12.50pm Pilates £5.00 per person

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

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

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    Capoeira Classes Capoeira Angoleiros do Mar Oxford

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

    8-10pm £7

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

    oxfordcapoeira.co.uk Email Me 07521 298488

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    Learn to play roller derby! Oxford Wheels of Gory

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

    6.30 9.30

    Wheatley Park School, Holton, Oxfordshire OX33 1QH

    www.oxfordwheelsofgory.co.uk Email Me

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    Mysore Style Ashtanga Yoga Ashtanga Yoga Oxford

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

    10.30 am - 12 noon £10, £8 concessions

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

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

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    Morning Mysore Style Ashtanga Yoga Ashtanga Yoga Oxford

    Traditional Mysore Style Ashtanga Yoga with KPJAYI authorised teachers Manu & Bella Rossi

    6.30-9am £10/9

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

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

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    Hot Bikram Yoga YogaVenue

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

    6:30 - 8am see website for details

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

    www.yogavenue.co.uk Email Me 01865 245754

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    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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    Hot Power Yoga YogaVenue

    Suitable for all levels and abilities

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

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

    www.yogavenue.co.uk Email Me 01865 245754

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    Hot Bikram Yoga YogaVenue

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

    7 - 8:30pm see website for details

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

    www.yogavenue.co.uk Email Me 01865 245754

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    Vinyasa Yoga YogaVenue

    Vinyasa Yoga Class. Suitable for all levels.

    5:45 - 7pm see website for details

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

    www.yogavenue.co.uk Email Me 01865 245754

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    Vinyasa Yoga, Level 2 YogaVenue

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

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

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

    www.yogavenue.co.uk Email Me 01865 245754

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    Back to Hockey Men - Bicester Bicester Hockey Club

    Bicester Hockey Club are holding back to hockey sessions for men every Thursday at 7.30pm

    7.30pm tbc

    Astroturf at Cooper School, Churchill Road, Bicester OX26 4RS

    ...englandhockey.co.uk...

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

    New class

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

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

    Clinic 95, 95 West Way, Oxford OX2 9JY

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

    Booking advised by 02 Oct 2014

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    Iyengar Yoga class

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

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

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

    www.iyoxford.com Email Me

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    Zumba and Fitness Pilates Janette Cardy Fitness

    Drop in classes every Thursday.

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

    Madley Park Hall, Madley Park, Witney OX28 1FP

    www.janettecardyfitness.co.uk Email Me 07831 255532

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    Fitness Pilates with JCFitness Janette Cardy Fitness

    Work the core, improve posture and alignment.

    7.3508.30 pm £5

    Madley Park, Witney

    www.janettecardyfitness.co.uk Email Me 07831 255532

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    Boxing for Fitness Oxford Boxing and Fitness Academy

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

    17:00 - 22:00hrs £Email for info

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

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

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    Running Group Mind Over Matter Fitness & Nutrition

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

    6.15-7pm Free

    Reebok Fithub, Cornmarket Steet, Oxford

    Email Me 07773 675884

    Booking advised by 26 Nov 2014

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    Make a Racket! GO Active

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

    09.30 21.30

    Various venues across the city.

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

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    LecturesThursday 23rd October 2014 Hide

    Self Publishing: Just Vanity Publishing Under Another Name? Oxford Publishing Society

    There are many opportunities for authors to get into print - or at least into digital file.

    6-9pm Free to members

    Oxford Brookes Main Lecture Hall, Oxford Brookes University, Gipsy Lane Site, Headington Campus, Oxford OX3 0BP

    www.opusnet.co.uk/

    Booking advised by 23 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Lectures, Books, Today, This Week

    Early reproduction trap in India: implications and policy challenges

    Prof Sabu Padmadas, University of Southampton

    12.30 - 2pm N/A

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

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

    Lectures, Today, This Week

    Impact of childhood vaccination: what's next?

    No other large-scale health intervention can have as big an impact on child mortality as vaccination. How can scientists ensure the success story of childhood vaccination can be a global one?

    3.30 - 5pm free

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

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

    Lectures, Today, This Week

    Geography Day

    Short lectures from Professor Paul Smith and others about the exploration of different environments. Part of an A level study day, but lectures open to the public. No booking necessary - groups larger than five must email education@oum.ox.ac.uk.

    10am - 1pm free

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

    www.ox.ac.uk/event/geography-day 01865 613785

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    Suffering and Tragedy: a Jewish perspective Oxford Centre for Spiritual Growth

    Lunchtime talk by Jonathan Romain. Part of series on engaging positively with suffering.

    12.30 pm free - retiring collection

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

    www.ocsg.uk.net/ Email Me

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    Are there limits to the freedom of religion? A Muslim reflects on law and ethics Centre for Muslim-Christian Studies

    Dr Musharraf Hussain, author and CEO of Karima Institute, reflects on freedom of religion

    5.30-6.30pm Free

    The Song School, 109a Iffley Road, Oxford, OX4 1EH

    cmcsoxford.org.uk/ Email Me 01865 242613440

    No need to book!

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    FestivalThursday 23rd October 2014 Hide

    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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    MarketThursday 23rd October 2014 Hide

    Sandy Lane Farm Co-op Market

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

    2-6.30pm

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

    Email Me 01844 279 269

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

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    ArtThursday 23rd 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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    Discovering Tutankhamun

    Howard Carter's excavation of the tomb of Tutankhamun in 1922 was one of the most significant archaeological discoveries of the 20th century. The exhibition will tell the story of the discovery of the tomb, its popular appeal, and explore how modern Egyptologists are reinterpreting the evidence.

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

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    The Ashmolean has triumphed again with their wonderful new exhibition, Discovering Tutankhamun.  There can hardly be...read more

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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

    A selection of remarkable books and manuscripts, ranging from the earliest observations of Oxford weather to the fantastical automata of medieval Arab courts to the world of Middle Earth, marks the 750th anniversary of the foundation of Merton College.

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

    Stop, Look, See - Two photographic exhibitions Ruth Davey

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

    Telephone for opening times Free

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

    www.look-again.org 01865 263980

    No need to book!

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    Painting & Drawing Classes for Adults Lisa Jayne Art Studio

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

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

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

    www.lisajayne.uk.com Email Me 01608 677558

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    Stuart Brisley-
State of Denmark Modern Art Oxford

    A survey of recent works by a seminal British artist.

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

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

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

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    Exhibition, Art, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Straight to Camera: Performance for Film Modern Art Oxford

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

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

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

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

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    Exhibition, Art, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    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

    The Moon is the Earth's nearest neighbour in space, its constant companion and an object of wonder and study throughout history. This exhibition demonstrates the inspirational power of the Moon both in, and beyond science. It draws on the depth of the Museum's collection, ranging from moon maps to tide tables and from astrological astrolabes to amulets.Please note the Museum's opening times as follows: Monday - Closed Tuesday-Friday - 12-5pm Saturday - 10am-5pm Sunday - 2-5pm

    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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    Big Africa Heather Gulliver

    Oil paintings inspired by the artists' Zimbabwean childhood

    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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    Porthleven Prize 2014 O3 Gallery

    Exhibiting the work of five Bath Spa students on a ten-day residency to the Porthleven.

    12-5 Free

    O3 Gallery, Oxford Castle, New Road, Oxford OX1 1AY, Tue - Fri 12-5pm, Sat & Sun 11am-4pm. Closed Mondays

    www.o3gallery.co.uk Email Me 01865 246131

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

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

    9am - 5pm Admission free

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

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

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    Composition in Photography Course - Seeing Pictures Oxford School of Photography

    Understand the basics of picture composition and creating beautiful photos.

    6.30-8.30pm £85 per course

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

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    Routes of Sorrow, Grieving without Finality Kicking the Bucket Festival

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

    Call Paul on 01865 513601 for times Free

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

    www.facebook.com/pamfoleysculptor Email Me

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    Chop Marks Arts at the Old Fire Station

    An exhibition by Miranda Creswell of imagined landscapes.

    10am - 5pm Free

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

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

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    Avifauna Arts at the Old Fire Station

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

    10am - 5pm Free

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

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

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

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

    Free

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

    info@woodlandburialwestmill.co.uk 01367 240508

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    "Wild Side" Sculpture Exhibition

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

    9am-4.30pm Free

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

    www.turrillsculpturegarden.org.uk

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    Art, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    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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    Japanese Children's War Diaries (1944-1945)

    Visitors are advised to ring the Lodge on 01865 274100 before visiting.

    10am - 7pm Free

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

    ...ox.ac.uk... 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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    Shop, Exhibition, Art, Gallery, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

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

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

    9am-7pm Free

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

    Website Email Me 01865 453131

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    Predators & Prey: A Roman Mosaic from Lod, Israel

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

    10.00am - 5.00pm

    Waddesdon Manor, Aylesbury, Bucks, HP18 0JH

    www.waddesdon.org.uk/ 01296 653226

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    WorshipThursday 23rd October 2014 Hide

    Choral Evensong

    6pm Free

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

    www.chch.ox.ac.uk/ Email Me 01865 76155

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    Concert, Worship, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Meeting for Worship Quakers

    This method of worship is based on waiting in silence.

    7.30 am - 8.00 am followed by breakfast Free

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

    www.oxfordquakers.org Email Me 01865 557373

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

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

    9.00-9.20pm Free

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

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

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    Merton College Choir Merton College

    Choral Evensong

    6.15pm Free

    Merton College Chapel, Merton Street, Oxford OX1 4JD

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

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    Choral Evensong New College Choir

    6.15 pm free

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

    www.newcollegechoir.com Email Me 01865 279108

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

    Bible Study, Prayers and Songs in a friendly worship environment

    7.30 - 9.00pm Free

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

    www.oxrccg.org.uk Email Me 07502454004

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    DanceThursday 23rd October 2014 Hide

    Learn to Lindy Hop! Oxford Lindy Hoppers

    Beginners classes for Lindy Hop and jazz steps.

    8.30pm £3-£7

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

    www.oxfordlindyhoppers.co.uk Email Me

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    Belly Dance Classes Oxford Middle Eastern Dance Society

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

    6pm - 9pm from £5

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

    www.oxfordbellydanceclasses.org/ Email Me

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    Tango Argentino Oxford Tango Argentino

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

    8.45 -10.00pm £5

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

    Email Me 07821 511186

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    JIVE Rhythms

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

    7.30-9.30pm £4 (£6 couples)

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

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

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    Urban Dance Classes Raw Diva

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

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

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

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

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    Balkan Dancing Oxford Balkan Dancing

    Balkan dancing class.

    8.15-10.15pm £3

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

    karen@theliving.net 01865 735606

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    Balkan Dancing Oxford Balkan Dancing

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

    8.15 - 10.15 3

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

    Email Me 01865 735606

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    Latin and Ballroom Beginners Class

    Fun and friendly beginners class, all dances covered.

    7pm £7 (£12 couple)

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

    www.danceschool-stepbystep.com Email Me 01865 766030

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    Solo Latino step by step dance school

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

    6pm-7pm £5

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

    www.danceschool-stepbystep.com Email Me 01865 766030

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    Jazz dance / Street dance Forbes theatre arts Oxford

    Funky dance class for kids age 5+

    5:30 - 6pm £5

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

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

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

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

    6 - 6:30pm £5

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

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

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    Adult Beginners Tap Dance Forbes Theatre Arts Oxford

    Complete beginners tap dance class.

    6:30 - 7:15pm £6

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

    www.forbestheatreartsoxford.com Email Me 07802 531459

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    Ballet Class Mixed Level Expression

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

    8:00-9:15pm £8 drop in

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

    www.expressiondance.co.uk Email Me 07956 231155

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

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

    7:00-8:00pm £7 drop in

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

    www.expressiondance.co.uk Email Me 07956231155

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

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

    6:00-7:00pm £7 drop in

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

    www.expressiondance.co.uk Email Me 07956231155

    No need to book!

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

    Fun class in a friendly atmosphere with experienced professional teachers.

    5:00-5:45pm £6 drop in

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

    www.expressiondance.co.uk Email Me 07956 231155

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

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

    5:45-6:30pm £6 drop in

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

    www.expressiondance.co.uk Email Me 07956 231155

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

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

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

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

    www.expressiondance.co.uk Email Me 07956 231155

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    Tango Argentino Oxford Tango Argentino

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

    7.30-8.45pm £5

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

    Email Me 07821 511186

    No need to book!

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    Egyptian Belly Dance Loreley Rice

    Fun, friendly classes in Abingdon. Complete beginners welcome.

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

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

    www.loreleyrice.co.uk Email Me 01367 710652

    No need to book!

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    NightlifeThursday 23rd October 2014 Hide

    Funky Buddha

    Hip hop, RnB

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

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

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    Audioscope Charity Music Pub Quiz Audioscope

    Music-themed pub quiz to raise money for Shelter ahead of Audioscope festival in November

    7.30pm £3 each donation to Shelter

    The Star, 21 Rectory Road, OX4 1BU

    audioscope.co.uk/

    No need to book!

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    Thursday Night Quiz at The White House

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

    Every Thursday £1

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

    Email Me 01865 790106

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    ToursThursday 23rd 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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    ClassesThursday 23rd 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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    Babies Music Class Little Music School

    Come and sing playful and soothing songs with your baby 0-12 months.

    11.15am £3.50

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

    www.little-music-school.co.uk Email Me 07981 321007

    No need to book!

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    Yoga Hatha Oxford Community Health Hub

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

    18.30-19.30 £5

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

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

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    Scottish Country Dancing RSCDS Oxfordshire

    Fun and sociable. Beginners very welcome.

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

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

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

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    10 week Basic Obedience Course Fair Weather Dog Training Club

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

    6.45-7.30pm £70

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

    www.fairweatherdogtrainingclub.co.uk Email Me 01869 322996

    Booking advised by 11 Sep 2014

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    10 week Basic Obedience course Fair Weather Dog Training Club

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

    7.30-8.15pm £70 for 10 week course

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

    www.fairweatherdogtrainingclub.co.uk Email Me 01869 322996

    Booking advised by 11 Sep 2014

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    Baby Massage Abingdon with Baby College Oxford

    Award winning baby massage course. 3 week practical course.

    2.15 pm £27 for 3 sessions

    The Northcourt Centre, Northcourt Road, Abingdon, OX14 1NS

    www.babycollegeoxford.co.uk Email Me 01865 436920

    Must book by 11 Dec 2014

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