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  • Wolvercote Farmers Market - First Turn, Wolvercote - Every Sunday 10am to 1pm  
  • Catweazle Club - legendary home of acoustic artistry. Every Thursday, 8pm, East Oxford Community Centre  
  • Puncture? No problem! While-you-wait repairs 14.95 inc tea or coffee at BikeZone  
  •  Speakers, lighting and party equipment hire. Student discounts!! 01865 875519, www.acdisco.com
  •  P.A. hire, lighting hire, P.A., disco / lighting sales. 118 Cowley Road, 01865 722027, www.722027.co.uk
  •  Discos, Karaokes and Equipment Hire - Dave Seamer Entertainments: 01865 240054. www.daveseamer.co.uk

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    Badger watching at Wytham Woods Wytham Woods, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX2 8QQ Wed 6 Aug: 6.30 - 9.15pm

    An Instinct for Kindness North Wall Arts Centre Tue 28 Oct: 8pm

    Our Fathers North Wall Arts Centre Sat 25 Oct: 8pm

    Last chance to book for

    The Verter Trio
    Book by Sat, 26 July

    (Starts Sat, 26 July)

    Family Bike Workshop
    Book by Sat, 26 July

    (Starts Sun, 27 July)

    Summer Baroque Season - A Taste of Europe
    Book by Sat, 26 July

    (Starts Sat, 26 July)

    Family Bushcraft Day
    Book by Sat, 26 July

    (Starts Sat, 2 August)

    The Great British Summer
    Book by Sat, 26 July

    (Starts Mon, 28 July)

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    Friday 25th July 2014 Hide

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    Absolva, Godsbane Oxrox Presents

    Rock / metal

    7pm 4

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

    Gig, Today, This Week, Rock, Metal

    The Mighty Redox, Pete Moore & Corrine Clark

    Local swamp rock veterans

    8pm Free

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

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    Gig, Today, This Week, Rock

    Sanchez Geestar productions presents

    First UK show in a decade from dancehall and reggae star

    10pm 25

    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, Reggae

    Gappy Tooth presents Wardens Gappy Tooth Industries

    With support from The Pink Diamond Revue & Eloise Rees.

    8.20-11pm 4.50, cheaper advance

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

    www.gappytooth.com Email Me 01865 395327

    Booking advised by 24 Jul 2014

    Gig, Today, This Week

    Cider Festival with The Headington Hillbillies

    Hoe Down with The Headington Hillbillies blend of foot-stompin' and American music.

    8-11pm Free

    The Chequers Inn, Headington, 17A Beaumont Road, Headington Quarry, Oxford OX3 8JN, Mon - Sat 12pm - 11pm, Sun 12pm - 10.30pm

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

    Gig, Pubs, Festival, Music, Today, This Week

    Muttz Knuttz

    Covers

    10pm Free

    O'Neill's, 37 George Street OX1 2AY

    Gig, Today, This Week

    Saturday 26th July 2014 Hide

    GigSaturday 26th July 2014 Hide

    Slidin' 'n' Blue

    Blues

    9 pm FREE

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

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    Gig, Pubs, Music, This Week, Blues

    Mike Maddams

    Popular covers

    9pm Free

    Royal Standard, 78 London Road, Headington, Oxford OX3 9AJ, 11-11

    Gig, This Week

    Clockwork, Fallen From Grace, Sanity Loss, Empire Divided, Devil Inside Skeletor Promotions Present

    Metal

    7pm 7 (adv), 9 (otd)

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

    Gig, This Week, Rock, Metal

    Red Star Cycle, Eyes For Gertrude, Vienna Ditto, 27B/6

    Electro prog rock & sci-fi blues

    8pm 4

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

    Gig, This Week

    Roughcut Ruby

    Rock / soul covers

    9pm Free

    Seacourt Bridge Inn, Westway, Botley, Oxford OX2 0JB, Mon - thurs: 9am (for breakfast) - midnight; Fri: 9am - 1am; Sat: 10am - 1am; Sun: 11am - 12am. Kitchen open from 9am - 9pm daily.

    Gig, This Week

    Uprooted

    Covers duo

    9pm Free

    The Red Lion (Marston), 40-42 Oxford Road, Old Marston, Oxford OX3 0PH, 12pm-11pm

    Gig, This Week

    Jericho Grown-ups' Youth Club Max Moonlight's Music Academy

    A monthly non-alcohol based gathering featuring musical performance.

    7-9.30pm Free

    St Giles Church Hall, 10, Woodstock Rd.

    www.maxmoonlight.co.uk johnnyhinkes@gmail.com 07952 772358

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    Gig, Family Friendly, Meeting, This Week

    Sylva Kay, The Neetles and Bonnie Hundley Max Moonlight's Music Academy

    The 2nd Grown-ups Youth Club

    7-9.30pm Free

    St Giles Church Hall, 10, Woodstock Rd.

    www.maxmoonlight.co.uk Email Me 07952 772358

    Gig, Family Friendly, This Week

    Kev Cripps is Elvis

    Elvis Presley tribute

    9pm

    Marston Royal British Legion, Hadow Road, Marston, Oxford OX3 0JW, Rooms hireable daily

    Gig, This Week

    Glee Club: Jimmy McGhie, Carl Donnelly, Mark Olver, Ian Stone

    A highly regarded stand-up and comic performer, Jimmy McGhie performs on the UK and international comedy circuits to great acclaim and was nominated for Chortle Best Compere in 2011.He can be seen on series 3 of BBC Three's Live at the Electric and has appeared on Russell Howard's Good News, as well as co-presenting the Dave Gorman Radio Show on Absolute Radio. http://youtu.be/rQFBeA1ESXE

    doors 7.15pm for 8pm start 14.50 (5 students)

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

    Gig, Comedy, Stand Up, This Week

    NightlifeSaturday 26th July 2014 Hide

    Extra Curricular

    Weekly night of electronic and bass-heavy music

    10pm-3am 5

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

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    Gig, Nightlife, This Week, Electronica

    DJ Ricky Ensku (enskumusic/sublime recordings) Enskumusic

    Dj Ricky Ensku(Http://www.myspace.com/rickyensku) Plays a mixture of Underground music

    20:00 Free

    Freud, 119 Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6AH, Sun-Thu 11am - 12am, Fri & Sat 11am-2am

    Http://www.myspace.com/rickyensku Email Me 07870563616

    Gig, Music, Nightlife, This Week

    African Evening 1AfroFusion Rhythm

    An evening of live music fashion & dance.

    7pm - midnight 6 (5)

    The Cape of Good Hope, 1 Iffley Road, Oxford OX4 1EA

    www.africandanceoxford.webs.uk Email Me 07545 352411

    Gig, Nightlife, This Week

    FestivalSaturday 26th July 2014 Hide

    Halfway to Seventy-Five Festival

    Oxford's very own festival of Americana, roots and good honest music. Everything from rhythm & blues to rockabilly. Knights of Mentis, Ward Thomas, Empty White Circles, Alyn Shipton Trio, Reichenbach Falls, Swindlestock. Plus Sophie Grigson's pop-up cookery school!

    1-11pm 7 to 12 (U5s free)

    The Isis Farmhouse, Haystacks Corner, The Towing Path, Iffley Lock, Oxford OX4 4EL, Summer (April - August): Mon-Wed closed; Thu 4-11; Fri 12-11; Sat 10:30-11; Sun 10:30-9; BH Mondays 10:30-9. Winter (September - March): Mon-Thu closed; Fri 12-11; Sat 10:30-11; Sun 10:30-8.

    www.halfwayto75.com

    Gig, Festival, Music, This Week, Blues, Americana

    ArtSaturday 26th July 2014 Hide

    Free Performances Modern Art Oxford

    Live performances in the Yard including poetry, theatre, music, family workshops and more!

    2 - 5pm Free, contact us for more information.

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

    ...modernartoxford.org.uk... Email Me (0)1865 813813

    No need to book!

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    Theatre, Gig, Family Friendly, Art, This Week

    Sunday 27th July 2014 Hide

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    The Bookies Open Mic

    Come join the fun every Sunday. Hosted by Chris Padmore. All welcome.

    8.30-11pm Free

    The Old Bookbinders, 17-18 Victor Street, Oxford OX2 6BT, Monday: closed; Tue & Wed: 4pm-12pm; Thu-Sat: 12pm-12am; Sun: 12-11pm.

    Email Me

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

    James Street Sunday Sessions

    Open acoustic / folk session, all welcome

    2pm Free

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

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    Gig, Folk, This Week, Session

    The Other Dramas, Superloose, Osprey, Purple May GiddyUp Music Presents...

    GiddyUp Music Presents free acoustic music. Downstairs Bar.

    3:30pm-7pm Free

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

    www.facebook.com/events/323193904515856/ Email Me

    Gig, Music, Folk, This Week, Rock

    Denny Illet Trio The Oxford Wine Café

    Catch this superb guitarist on a rare day off from touring worldwide!

    6.30-9.00pm Free

    Oxford Wine Café, 38 South Parade, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7JN

    www.oxfordwinecafe.co.uk 01865 236959

    No need to book!

    Gig, Pubs, Music, Jazz, This Week

    Live Jazz

    With Angelita Jiminez (vocal), Tim Dawes (double bass) & Tim Lapthorn (piano)

    5pm Free

    Quod, 92-94 High Street, Oxford OX1 4BN, 12 noon - 11pm

    Gig, Jazz, This Week

    Folk Session

    A mix of Irish folk and other genres led by the legendary Mick Henry. Open session, all welcome.

    8pm 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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    Gig, Music, Folk, OX4, Nightlife, This Week, Session, Irish

    Alex Rainsford

    Covers

    10pm Free

    O'Neill's, 37 George Street OX1 2AY

    Gig, This Week

    HOAM: Harcourt Arms Open Mic session

    Very supportive atmosphere, all musicians welcome!

    7.30 to 10.30 p.m. Free

    The Harcourt Arms, Jericho, Cranham Terrace, Jericho, Oxford OX2 6DG, Mon-Thu 5pm-11pm, Fri 5pm-12pm, Sat 3pm-12pm, Sun 3pm-11pm

    www.nigelbrown.org/harcourt-arms.html Email Me 07919 311297

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    Gig, Pubs, Music, Open mic, This Week

    Monday 28th July 2014 Hide

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    Open Mic Far From The Madding Crowd

    Open mic night is now back, starting every monday from 7:30pm.

    7:30 pm Free

    Far From The Madding Crowd, Friar's Entry, (off Magdalen St), Oxford OX1 2BY, Mon - Wed: 11.30am - 11pm; Thu - Sat 11.30am - midnight; Sun 12 noon - 10.30pm

    www.maddingcrowd.co.uk Email Me 01865 240900

    No need to book!

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    Gig, Open mic, This Week

    Debbie Bond Band Famous Monday Blues

    Blues

    8pm 12

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

    Gig, This Week, Blues

    Famous Monday Night Blues

    Come and join us for a night of rock and roll and blues for all.

    8-11pm 12 (6)

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

    Email Me 01865 557849

    No need to book! Book tickets

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    Gig, This Week, Blues

    Oxford Bluegrass and Old Time Music session Oxford Bluegrass and Old Time Appalachian Music

    Oxford's only bluegrass and old time music session for players, singers and listeners.

    8.30pm Free

    The Red Lion (Marston), 40-42 Oxford Road, Old Marston, Oxford OX3 0PH, 12pm-11pm

    Email Me 01865 552111

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    Gig, This Week

    Tuesday 29th July 2014 Hide

    GigTuesday 29th July 2014 Hide

    The Spark Side Of The Moon

    Open mic night hosted by Sparky, The Dangerous Poet. Music, poetry, comedy, song and all forms of entertainment welcome

    8.30pm. Free entry

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

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

    Eastside Rhythm Kings

    Trad jazz

    8pm Free

    Gladiator Club, 263 Iffley Road, Oxford OX4 1SJ, mon-fri 7-11pm sat 12-2 and 7-11 sun 12-2 and 7-10.30

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    Gig, Jazz, This Week

    Pizza Mic! Pizza Mic!

    Open mic at the Library Pub. 1 free drink per performer. 8.30pm start, sign up 7.30pm.

    7.30pm - 11pm Free

    The Library Pub, 182 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1UE

    www.facebook.com/pizzamic Email Me

    No need to book!

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    Gig, Music, Food, Open mic, This Week

    NightlifeTuesday 29th July 2014 Hide

    Tuesday Night Pub Quiz The Three Horse Shoes, Long Hanborough

    Mid week Pub Quiz with Prizes for 1st and 2nd place and booby prize for last place

    8pm 1.50

    The Three Horse Shoes, 18 Main Road, Long Hanbrough, OX29 8BE

    Email Me 01993 883838

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    Gig, Pubs, Quiz, Nightlife, This Week

    Wednesday 30th July 2014 Hide

    GigWednesday 30th July 2014 Hide

    Galician Night

    An evening of Galician folk music

    8pm. Free

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

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    Gig, Music, Folk, OX4, Nightlife, This Week, Session

    Open Mic

    Host Lee Davies with a weekly open mic in the upstairs bar.

    8.30pm Free

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

    www.thecapeofgoodhopeoxford.co.uk

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    Gig, Open mic, This Week

    Trish Elphinstone Quintet

    Jazz band

    8.45pm 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.

    www.oxfordjazzkitchen.com

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    Gig, Music, Jazz, This Week

    'Happiness' Bear On A Bicycle

    Secret headliners, support from Daisybeard & Kid Kin

    7pm Free

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

    Gig, This Week

    Thursday 31st July 2014 Hide

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    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

    www.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, This Week, Storytelling

    Acoustic Thursdays

    Open acoustic jam plus set from featured local artists

    8.30pm. Front bar. Free

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

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    Gig, Open mic, This Week, Session

    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, This Week

    Paris Swing Project

    Gypsy jazz and swing

    8pm

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

    Gig, 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, This Week

    Sarah Jarosz

    Grammy-nominated Texan singer-songwriter.

    7.30pm 15

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

    Gig, Concert, This Week, Blues, Americana

    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 - dining and real ale available

    The Cock Inn, Combe

    www.classicjazz.co.uk Email Me 07932748379

    Gig, Jazz, This Week