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  • Catweazle Club - legendary home of acoustic artistry. Every Thursday, 8pm, East Oxford Community Centre  
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  • The Oxford Playhouse presents The Five and the Prophecy of Prana  
  • The Writers' Greenhouse 12-week Novel-building evening course, starting Tuesday 13 January 2015  
  • Timber Treasures - handmade wooden gifts, Oxford Covered Market. Unique presents!  
  • Oxford Theatre Guild present The Habit Of Art by Alan Bennett - 5-8 November, Wesley Memorial Church  
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    Salvage, I Cried Wolf, Evevoid, Godsbane The Bullingdon (briefly The Art Bar) Sat 22 Nov: 8pm

    Headington Hillbillies James Street Tavern Fri 21 Nov: 8pm

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

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    Sat 1 Nov, The North Wall, 6.30pm & 9pm OCM BREATHE - Orlando Gough
    Book by Sat, 1 November

    (Starts Sat, 1 November)

    Howard Carter: from Artist to Archaeologist
    Book by Sat, 1 November

    (Starts Sat, 1 November)

    The Schubert Project: Schubert's Life & Times lecture-recital
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    (Starts Sat, 1 November)

    Paul Nash: Artist at War
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    (Starts Sat, 1 November)

    Discover Dahl's archives
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    (Starts Sun, 2 November)

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    Oxford Philomusica plays Bruch, Dvořαk, Paganini: I hadn’t seen a full orchestra in the Sheldonian before, so filing in past the harp,...read more

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

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

    7.30pm £10-£43.90

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

    ballet.org.uk/coppelia

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

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    The Pillowman

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

    8pm £11-£17.50

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

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

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

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    Shop of Little Horrors Pickled Image

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

    7.30pm £13 (£9)

    Pegasus Theatre, Magdalen Road, Oxford OX4 1RE

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    Night Visit Arts at the Old Fire Station

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

    8pm £10/£8 concessions

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

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

    Booking advised by 31 Oct 2014 Book tickets

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    Bouncers

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

    19.30 £6 (£5)

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

    www.oxfordplayhouse.com/btsstudent/ 01865 305350

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

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    Welcome to the Parish of Cummerbund-Upon-Tweed

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

    21.30 £6 (£5)

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

    www.oxfordplayhouse.com/btsstudent/ 01865 305350

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    But First This

    Witty musical homage to Radio 4.

    7.30pm £16-£20

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

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

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    Sweet Charity Abingdon Operatic Society

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

    7.30pm From £14 (concessions available)

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

    abingdonoperatic.co.uk/current.html Email Me

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    Our Country's Good Oxford University Student Productions

    Drama by Timberlake Wertenbaker set in Australia in 1788

    7.30pm £8

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

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    Pride and Prejudice Richard Darbourne Presents…

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

    7.30pm £14 (£12)

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

    ...richarddarbourne.com...

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

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    Halloween Storytelling Cornerstone Arts Centre

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

    8pm £15

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

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

    Must book by 31 Oct 2014

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    Esarhaddon

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

    7.30pm £7.70 (£5.50)

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

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    Private Peaceful The Beacon, Wantage

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

    7.30pm £12 or £42 for a family ticket

    The Beacon, Portway, Wantage, OX12 9BX

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

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    Courses and WorkshopsFriday 31st October 2014 Hide

    7|10 Oxford Playhouse Young Company Oxford Playhouse

    If you're aged 7-10 why not join our 7|10 Young Company and get stuck into theatre.

    4.30-6pm £50 per term

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

    www.oxfordplayhouse.com/#participation 01865 305305

    Must book by 08 Sep 2014

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    Gory Stage Make-Up Workshop

    Halloween fun, for Oxford city residents.

    5pm

    Pegasus Theatre, Magdalen Road, Oxford OX4 1RE

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

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

    10am-4.40pm £170/week

    Leckford Place School, Leckford Road, Oxford OX2 6HX

    www.creationtheatre.co.uk Email Me 01865 766266

    Booking advised by 27 Oct 2014 Book tickets

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

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

    10am-4.30pm £170/week

    Leckford Place School, Leckford Road, Oxford OX2 6HX

    www.creationtheatre.co.uk Email Me 01865 766266

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    FestivalFriday 31st October 2014 Hide

    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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    Saturday 1st November 2014 Hide

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

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

    2.00, 7.30pm £10-£43.90

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

    ballet.org.uk/coppelia

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

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    The Pillowman

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

    2.30, 7.30pm £11-£17.50

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

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

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

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    Shop of Little Horrors Pickled Image

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

    7.30pm £13 (£9)

    Pegasus Theatre, Magdalen Road, Oxford OX4 1RE

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

    Bouncers

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

    19.30 £6 (£5)

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

    www.oxfordplayhouse.com/btsstudent/ 01865 305350

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

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    Welcome to the Parish of Cummerbund-Upon-Tweed

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

    21.30 £6 (£5)

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

    www.oxfordplayhouse.com/btsstudent/ 01865 305350

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    But First This

    Witty musical homage to Radio 4.

    2.30, 7.30pm £16-£20

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

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

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    Sweet Charity Abingdon Operatic Society

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

    7.30pm From £14 (concessions available)

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

    abingdonoperatic.co.uk/current.html Email Me

    Booking advised by 01 Nov 2014 Book tickets

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    Our Country's Good Oxford University Student Productions

    Drama by Timberlake Wertenbaker set in Australia in 1788

    2.30pm, 7.30pm £8

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

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    Esarhaddon

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

    2.30pm, 7.30pm £7.70 (£5.50)

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

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    Private Peaceful The Beacon, Wantage

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

    2.00pm and 7.30pm £12 or £42 for a family ticket

    The Beacon, Portway, Wantage, OX12 9BX

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

    Booking advised by 01 Nov 2014 Book tickets

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    Courses and WorkshopsSaturday 1st November 2014 Hide

    7|10 Oxford Playhouse Young Company Oxford Playhouse

    If you're aged 7-10 why not join our 7|10 Young Company and get stuck into theatre.

    4.30-6pm £50 per term

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

    www.oxfordplayhouse.com/#participation 01865 305305

    Must book by 08 Sep 2014

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    A Little Rough Music The North Wall Arts Centre and OCM

    Come and learn new songs and rhythms in a mad carnival-esque style music-making jamboree

    1:30-2 & 2-5 Sat, 10-12:30, 1:30 - 5 Sun £20 Weekend family group ticket

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

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

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    Creation Creation Theatre Company

    Drama club, 5-7s. Join Oxford's largest producing theatre company for acting and fun!

    9.30-10.30am £126/ 12 week term

    Leckford Place School, Leckford Road, Oxford OX2 6HX

    www.creationtheatre.co.uk Email Me 01865 766266

    Must book by 13 Sep 2014 Book tickets

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    Creation Theatre Drama Club 8-10 years Creation Theatre Company

    Drama Club 8-10s. Join Oxford's largest producing theatre company for acting and fun!

    10.30-11.30am £126

    Leckford Place School, Leckford Road, Oxford OX2 6HX

    www.creationtheatre.co.uk Email Me

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    Creation Theatre Drama Club 8-10 years Creation Theatre Company

    Drama Club 8-10s. Join Oxford's largest producing theatre company for acting and fun!

    1.30-3.30pm £126/ 12 week term

    Leckford Place School, Leckford Road, Oxford OX2 6HX

    www.creationtheatre.co.uk Email Me 01865 766266

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    Creation Theatre Drama Club 8-10 years Creation Theatre Company

    Drama Club 8-10s. Join Oxford's largest producing theatre company for acting and fun.

    9.30-10.30am £126/ 12 term week

    Leckford Place School, Leckford Road, Oxford OX2 6HX

    www.creationtheatre.co.uk Email Me 01865 766266

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    Creation Theatre Drama Club 11-13 years Creation Theatre Company

    Drama club 11-13s. Join Oxford's largest producing theatre company for acting and fun!

    3.30-5.30pm £126/ 12 week term

    Leckford Place School, Leckford Road, Oxford OX2 6HX

    www.creationtheatre.co.uk Email Me 01865 766266

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    Creation Theatre Drama Club 11-13 years Creation Theatre Company

    Drama Club 11-13s. Join Oxford's largest producing theatre company for acting and fun!

    11.30am-12.30pm £126/ 12 week term

    Summerfields School, Mayfield Road, Oxford OX2 7EN

    www.creationtheatre.co.uk Email Me 01865 766266

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    ArtSaturday 1st November 2014 Hide

    Exploring Diaspora through the Arts Arts at the Old Fire Station

    An event exploring the role of art in understanding, expressing and experiencing diaspora.

    3pm - 10pm 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

    Theatre, Lectures, Art, Tomorrow, This Week

    FestivalSaturday 1st November 2014 Hide

    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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    Sunday 2nd November 2014 Hide

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    But First This

    Witty musical homage to Radio 4.

    7.30pm £16-£20

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

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

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    Three Wise Monkeys Cornerstone Arts Centre

    Children's theatre for ages 3-7 years. Juggling, live music, puppetry and mischievous storytelling.

    2pm £8 (£6)

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

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

    Must book by 02 Nov 2014

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    Courses and WorkshopsSunday 2nd November 2014 Hide

    7|10 Oxford Playhouse Young Company Oxford Playhouse

    If you're aged 7-10 why not join our 7|10 Young Company and get stuck into theatre.

    4.30-6pm £50 per term

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

    www.oxfordplayhouse.com/#participation 01865 305305

    Must book by 08 Sep 2014

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    Funday Sunday: Baby Boogie

    Fun disco and workshop for children under 5 years old and their families.

    Workshops at 10.30am & 1.30pm. Disco at 11.30am & 2.30pm. Disco only - £5 adult, £3 child. Workshop & disco £8 adult, £5 child

    Pegasus Theatre, Magdalen Road, Oxford OX4 1RE

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    A Little Rough Music The North Wall Arts Centre and OCM

    Come and learn new songs and rhythms in a mad carnival-esque style music-making jamboree

    Workshops: 1:30-2 & 2-5 Sat, 10-12:30, 1:30 - 5 Su £20 Weekend family group ticket

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

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

    Booking advised by 01 Nov 2014 Book tickets

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    FestivalSunday 2nd November 2014 Hide

    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

    Show all dates/times

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    Monday 3rd November 2014 Hide

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    The Trial Music Theatre Wales

    New Philip Glass opera based on Kafka's cult novel The Trial.

    7.30pm £11 - £21 (discounts available)

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

    Theatre, Concert, Opera, Classical Music, This Week

    The Full Monty – The Play

    Hot stuff! Out of work steel workers decide to strip to try and raise some cash.

    7.30pm

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

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    But First This

    Witty musical homage to Radio 4.

    7.30pm £16-£20

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

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

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

    Courses and WorkshopsMonday 3rd November 2014 Hide

    7|10 Oxford Playhouse Young Company Oxford Playhouse

    If you're aged 7-10 why not join our 7|10 Young Company and get stuck into theatre.

    4.30-6pm £50 per term

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

    www.oxfordplayhouse.com/#participation 01865 305305

    Must book by 08 Sep 2014

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    Creation Theatre Drama Club 8-10 years Creation Theatre Company

    Drama club 8-10s. Join Oxford's largest producing theatre company for acting and fun!

    6-7pm £126/ 12 week term

    Magdalen College School, Cowley Place, Oxford OX4 1DZ

    www.creationtheatre.co.uk Email Me 01865 766266

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    Creation Theatre Drama Club 14-16s Creation Theatre Company

    Drama Club 14-16s. Join Oxford's largest producing theatre company for acting and fun!

    7-9pm £126/ 12 week term

    Magdalen College School, Cowley Place, Oxford OX4 1DZ

    www.creationtheatre.co.uk Email Me 01865 766266

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    FestivalMonday 3rd November 2014 Hide

    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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    Tuesday 4th November 2014 Hide

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    The Man Jesus Seabright Productions and the Lyric Belfast

    Simon Callow stars in this play which looks back 2000 years to witness key moments in the life of Jesus through the eyes of the people who knew him.

    7.30pm £13 - £22 (discounts available)

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

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    The Full Monty – The Play

    Hot stuff! Out of work steel workers decide to strip to try and raise some cash.

    7.30pm

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

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    Old Times

    Harold Pinter's exploration of memory, selfishness and manipulation amongst friends and lovers.

    7.30pm £6 (£5)

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

    www.oxfordplayhouse.com/btsstudent/ 01865 305350

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    Dahling You Were Marvellous!

    Steven Berkoff's intensely funny character play, set in a high-class restaurant following opening night in a West End theatre.

    9.30pm £6 (£5)

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

    www.oxfordplayhouse.com/btsstudent/ 01865 305350

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    But First This

    Witty musical homage to Radio 4.

    7.30pm £16-£20

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

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

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    Courses and WorkshopsTuesday 4th November 2014 Hide

    7|10 Oxford Playhouse Young Company Oxford Playhouse

    If you're aged 7-10 why not join our 7|10 Young Company and get stuck into theatre.

    4.30-6pm £50 per term

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

    www.oxfordplayhouse.com/#participation 01865 305305

    Must book by 08 Sep 2014

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    Young Directions: Theatre (school years 9-13) Cornerstone Arts Centre

    Perfect for aspiring young performers. Work on a piece to show in our professional theatre.

    7.30-9pm £72 for 10 week course

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

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

    Must book by 23 Sep 2014

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    Creation Theatre Drama Club 8-10 years Creation Theatre Company

    Drama club 8-10s. Join Oxford's largest producing theatre company for acting and fun!

    5-6pm £126/ 12 week term

    John Mason School, Wootton Road, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 1JB

    www.creationtheatre.co.uk Email Me 01865 766266

    Must book by 08 Sep 2014 Book tickets

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    Creation Theatre Drama Club 11-13 years Creation Theatre Company

    Drama club 11-13s. Join Oxford's largest producing theatre company for acting and fun!

    6-8pm £126/ 12 week term

    John Mason School, Wootton Road, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 1JB

    www.creationtheatre.co.uk Email Me 01865 766266

    Must book by 09 Sep 2014 Book tickets

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    Creation Theatre Drama Club 14-16s Creation Theatre Company

    Drama club 14-16s. Join Oxford's largest producing theatre company for acting and fun!

    6-8pm £126/ 12 week term

    John Mason School, Wootton Road, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 1JB

    www.creationtheatre.co.uk Email Me 01865 766266

    Must book by 08 Sep 2014 Book tickets

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    GigTuesday 4th November 2014 Hide

    Oxford Improvisers

    Showcase of new and improvised music.

    8pm £9, £6 (concs)

    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.

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    The Listening Room

    Local emerging bands/artists showcase

    7pm £7

    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.

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    ClassesTuesday 4th November 2014 Hide

    Youth Theatre for School Years 6-8 Cornerstone Arts Centre

    Learn about performance techniques, build confidence and have fun creating and performing. (please note change in age range)

    5.45-7.15pm £72 per 10 week course

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

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

    Must book by 23 Sep 2014

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    Young Directions: Theatre (school years 9-13) Cornerstone Arts Centre

    Course for aspiring performers. Work on a piece to perform in our professional theatre

    7.30-9pm £72 for 10 week course

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

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

    Must book by 23 Sep 2014

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    FestivalTuesday 4th November 2014 Hide

    Kicking the Bucket: A Festival of Living and Dying

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

    8am

    Across Oxfordshire

    www.kickingthebucket.co.uk

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

    Wednesday 5th November 2014 Hide

    TheatreWednesday 5th November 2014 Hide

    Oxford Theatre Guild present The Habit Of Art by Alan Bennett - 5-8 November, Wesley Memorial Church

    Reviews

    In a play within a play, sparks fly when Britten and Auden meet. Bennett's comedy muses on misinterpretations, the intrusion of actors' private lives and the nature of theatre itself.

    7:30 £13/£11

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

    ...oxfordplayhouse.com... Email Me

    Booking advised by 08 Nov 2014 Book tickets

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    Marcus Brigstocke Off the Kerb

    The comedian returns to the Playhouse with his brand new satirical show, Je M'Accuse – I Am Marcus.

    7.30pm £16 (discounts available)

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

    Theatre, Comedy, Stand Up, This Week, Satire

    The Full Monty – The Play

    Hot stuff! Out of work steel workers decide to strip to try and raise some cash.

    2.30 & 7.30pm

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

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    Old Times

    Harold Pinter's exploration of memory, selfishness and manipulation amongst friends and lovers.

    7.30pm £6 (£5)

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

    www.oxfordplayhouse.com/btsstudent/ 01865 305350

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    Dahling You Were Marvellous!

    Steven Berkoff's intensely funny character play, set in a high-class restaurant following opening night in a West End theatre.

    9.30pm £6 (£5)

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

    www.oxfordplayhouse.com/btsstudent/ 01865 305350

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    But First This

    Witty musical homage to Radio 4.

    7.30pm £16-£20

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

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

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    As You Like It Studio Theatre Club

    A witty and charming staging of one of the Bard's best-loved comedies.

    7.30pm £9.50 (£8)

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

    studiotheatreclub.com drama@studiotheatreclub.co.uk 01865 778105

    Booking advised by 06 Nov 2014

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    Jerusalem

    Jez Butterworth's reflection on the antiseptic, one-size-fits-all aspects of modern culture

    7.30pm £10

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

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    Johnny Got His Gun Metal Rabbit

    Adaptation of Dalton Trumbo's WWI story about one young man's fight for life

    8pm £13 (£11, £5)

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

    www.thenorthwall.com Email Me 01865 319450

    Booking advised by 05 Nov 2014 Book tickets

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    Courses and WorkshopsWednesday 5th November 2014 Hide

    7|10 Oxford Playhouse Young Company Oxford Playhouse

    If you're aged 7-10 why not join our 7|10 Young Company and get stuck into theatre.

    4.30-6pm £50 per term

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

    www.oxfordplayhouse.com/#participation 01865 305305

    Must book by 08 Sep 2014

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    Creation Theatre Drama Club 5-7 years Creation Theatre Company

    Drama club, ages 5-7. Join Oxford's largest theatre producing company for acting and fun!

    5-6pm £126/ 12 term week

    Headington Baptist Church, 78 Old High Street, Headington, Oxford OX3 9HW

    www.creationtheatre.co.uk Email Me 01865766266

    Must book by 10 Sep 2014 Book tickets

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    Creation Theatre Drama Club 8-10 years Creation Theatre Company

    Drama Club 8-10s. Join Oxford's largest producing theatre company for acting and fun!

    5-6pm £126/ 12 week term

    Headington Baptist Church, 78 Old High Street, Headington, Oxford OX3 9HW

    www.creationtheatre.co.uk Email Me 01865 766266

    Must book by 08 Sep 2014 Book tickets

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    Creation Theatre Drama Club 11-13 years Creation Theatre Company

    Drama Club 11-13s. Join Oxford's largest producing theatre company for acting and fun!

    6-7 pm £126/ 12 week term

    Headington Baptist Church, 78 Old High Street, Headington, Oxford OX3 9HW

    www.creationtheatre.co.uk Email Me 01865766266

    Must book by 08 Sep 2014 Book tickets

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    Creation Theatre Drama Club 14-16s Creation Theatre Company

    Drama Club 14-16s. Join Oxford's largest producing theatre company for acting and fun!

    7-9pm £126/ 12 week term

    Headington Baptist Church, 78 Old High Street, Headington, Oxford OX3 9HW

    www.creationtheatre.co.uk Email Me 01865766266

    Must book by 09 Sep 2014 Book tickets

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    Improv Workshops with Oxford Comedy Deathmatch Oxford Comedy Deathmatch

    Improvised Comedy Workshops - Learn theatre skills, storytelling and spontaneity.

    7-9pm £5 (£3 for students)

    Organic Deli Cafe, 24 Friars Entry, Oxford, OX1 2DB

    ...meetup.com... Email Me 07598 923 578

    No need to book!

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    CinemaWednesday 5th November 2014 Hide

    Phoenix Picturehouse 0871 902 5736 (10p/min from landline) — Wednesday 5th November 2014 Hide

    NT Encore: A Streetcar Named Desire [As live 12A]

    Gillian Anderson and Ben Foster in Tennessee Williams' Pulitzer Prize-winning play. Recorded live at the Young Vic.

    12noon

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    FestivalWednesday 5th November 2014 Hide

    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

    Show all dates/times

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

    Thursday 6th November 2014 Hide

    TheatreThursday 6th November 2014 Hide

    Oxford Theatre Guild present The Habit Of Art by Alan Bennett - 5-8 November, Wesley Memorial Church

    Reviews

    In a play within a play, sparks fly when Britten and Auden meet. Bennett's comedy muses on misinterpretations, the intrusion of actors' private lives and the nature of theatre itself.

    7:30 £13/£11

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

    ...oxfordplayhouse.com... Email Me

    Booking advised by 08 Nov 2014 Book tickets

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    The Full Monty – The Play

    Hot stuff! Out of work steel workers decide to strip to try and raise some cash.

    7.30pm

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

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    Old Times

    Harold Pinter's exploration of memory, selfishness and manipulation amongst friends and lovers.

    7.30pm £6 (£5)

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

    www.oxfordplayhouse.com/btsstudent/ 01865 305350

    Book tickets

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    Theatre, This Week

    Dahling You Were Marvellous!

    Steven Berkoff's intensely funny character play, set in a high-class restaurant following opening night in a West End theatre.

    9.30pm £6 (£5)

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

    www.oxfordplayhouse.com/btsstudent/ 01865 305350

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    Twilight Takeover: i:LiVe

    An immersive evening of performance, suitable for ages 15+.

    7 - 10pm 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/twilight-takeover-ilive 01865 613017

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    But First This

    Witty musical homage to Radio 4.

    2.30, 7.30pm £16-£20

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

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

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    As You Like It Studio Theatre Club

    A witty and charming staging of one of the Bard's best-loved comedies.

    7.30pm £9.50 (£8)

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

    studiotheatreclub.com drama@studiotheatreclub.co.uk 01865 778105

    Booking advised by 06 Nov 2014

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    Jerusalem

    Jez Butterworth's reflection on the antiseptic, one-size-fits-all aspects of modern culture

    7.30pm £10

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

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    Shakespeare Schools Festival

    Local schools perform Shakespeare plays to celebrate his 450th birthday

    7pm £8.75, £6.75

    The Theatre At Headington, Headington School, Headington Road, Oxford

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    NightlifeThursday 6th November 2014 Hide

    Bumps in the Night Mercury flame presents

    From ghoulies and ghosties and long-legged beasties and things that go BUMP in the night. A cabaret creep show with burlesque, magic and more!!!

    7pm - 10pm £20 VIP /£15 On the door/ £12advance/ £8cons

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

    mercuryflamepresents.webs.com/ Email Me 07914663919

    Booking advised by 06 Nov 2014 Book tickets

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    CinemaThursday 6th November 2014 Hide

    Odeon George Street 0871 2244 007 — Thursday 6th November 2014 Hide

    NT Encore: Frankenstein [15]

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

    7.00pm

    Cinema, Theatre, Books, This Week

    Phoenix Picturehouse 0871 902 5736 (10p/min from landline) — Thursday 6th November 2014 Hide

    NT Encore: Frankenstein [15]

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

    4.00pm

    Cinema, Theatre, Books, This Week

    Vue Cinema 08712 240 240 (10p per min from BT) — Thursday 6th November 2014 Hide

    NT Encore: Frankenstein [15]

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

    7.30pm

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    Courses and WorkshopsThursday 6th November 2014 Hide

    7|10 Oxford Playhouse Young Company Oxford Playhouse

    If you're aged 7-10 why not join our 7|10 Young Company and get stuck into theatre.

    4.30-6pm £50 per term

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

    www.oxfordplayhouse.com/#participation 01865 305305

    Must book by 08 Sep 2014

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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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    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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    GigThursday 6th November 2014 Hide

    Ark T Live Sessions

    Live performance from a selection young musicians

    7pm £2

    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.

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    FestivalThursday 6th November 2014 Hide

    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

    Show all dates/times

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