Folk Sessions In and Around Oxford
Where, when, what and how!
What the heck are they?! (Clue: it involves rowing)
That most Oxbridge of summer pasttimes. Here's all you need to know (including
boathouse rates and contact info)
Open Doors Oxford's famous venues and curious hideaways offer special
tours behind the scenes every September.
Visiting Oxford - things to do Some suggestions by Oxford-dwellers.
Life Without Gluten
A guide to living (particularly but not exclusively in Oxford) gluten-free.
Kebab Vans in Oxford
A guide and reviews.
Day Breakfasts in Oxford A brief survey.
Piercing in Oxford Where to go - and where to avoid
and cab firms in Oxford Leave feedback or read about others' experiences
with the Stars by Daily Info's own intrepid Film Correspondent, Glenn
in Oxford How was yours?
Pub Quizzes Daily Info's Guide
Green Farmers' Market Lovely local produce
Wildlife Park A local day out.
Oxford Handyman Recommendations Leave feedback or read about others' experiences
Oxford Service Reviews Leave feedback or read about others' experiences
The Still Life by Martin Pevsner, set in an Oxford museum.
Publishing and the Advancement of Science by Michael Rodgers. Why are some popular science books so sucessful?
The Arrow of Sherwood by Lauren Johnson. A retelling of the Robin Hood legend, rich with historical detail.
The Subtle Thief Of Youth by DJ Wiseman. Death comes to a sleepy Cotswold Village in local author Wiseman's second novel.
Taste Of Another Country Daily Info has a foreign holiday without leaving Oxford,
sampling exotic food and different languages on Cowley Road and St Clements
Religion for Atheists by Alain de Botton Anne-Marie Mascaro reviews de Botton's book which advocates cherry-picking from different religions.
The Big One: Walton Street Cycles Demo Day 2012 Try out Orange & Kona mountain bikes at Aston Bike Park, Bucks.
Oxford Tube: An Illustrated History Malcolm Crowe's book celebtrates the first 25 years of the Oxford to London bus.
Can't Buy Her Love Celebrate Mother's Day 2012 in style, but without breaking the bank.
Keep Calm And Cast On Knit, swap yarns and help raise funds for a Birthing Centre in Haiti.
The Canal and River Trust The proposed new body to manage the UK's Inland Waterays - including the Oxford Canal: what is happening, when and to whom?
Spooky Film Competition! Win tickets to see scary films in Oxford Castle, which might add a few ghosts of its own.
Oxford Food Festival Competition! Win tickets to the festival in South Park, over 27th - 29th August. Add a tasty touch to your Bank Holiday weekend!
Fiesta In The Park & Cowley Road Carnival 2011 Saturday fundraiser and Sunday carnival, South Park, Sat 2nd - Sun 3rd July
A Habit of Dying novel in local setting by author D J Wiseman.
The Sunday Times Oxford Literary Festival 2011 - Sat 2nd - Sun 10th April 2011: 500+ events on a literary theme.
Conversations with the Earth Community Festival Old Bookbinders', East Oxford, March 2011
Paranormal Oxford Ghost stories collected by Ross Andrews
Fashion Week In pictures, reports and reviews
Road Daily Info interviews Oxford writer Martin Pevsner about his
impressive first novel
Loaves Breadmaking Workshops In Wolvercote. Alison Boulton investigates...
Writing Courses and Workshops With Megan Kerr
Student Pranks: A history of mischief and mayhem - a history of student
misbehaviour by Richard O. Smith (October)
and the Palm Oil Problem - Why they're in trouble and what we can
do about it.
May Music Festival 2010 - Wed April 28th - Mon May 3rd 2010: interesting
fusion festival of classical music concerts and scientific lectures, based
at the Holywell Music Room.
dancing A guide to the enormous variety of morris sides and traditions
to be seen around Oxfordshire.
Folk Festival 2010 - Fri 16th - Sun 18th April 2010: gigs, dancing,
workshops and more gigs, based at the Town Hall.
Jazz Festival 2010 - 1st - 4th April 2010: Jazz events in unusual
venues - the Bodleian, the Ashmolean cellar and more.
2010 - Wed March 24th - Sun April 11th 2010: music, literature, comedy
& theatre events in this year's bigger, faster, shinier Oxford Fringe
Sunday Times Oxford Literary Festival - Sat March 20th - Sun March
28th 2010: hundreds of events on a literary theme.
University Film Festival - Mon March 1st - Fri March 5th 2010 (7th
Week): a celebration of student film-making, plus talks and lots of champagne.
Rights Film Festival - Fri 26th February - Fri 5th March 2010: films
on the subject of Human Rights worldwide, organised by Masters students
at Oxford Brookes.
Day Treats! - Poetry Competitions, captions and announcements - go
From The Other Side Of The Wall - a review of Dan Holloway's debut
novel, a tale of love and music in post-communist Hungary (November)
Museum Reopens - Daily Info's preview of the face-lifted museum.
Pie Recipe - The real business of Hallowe'en.
Indigo - Beautiful ethical and fairtrade goods on the Cowley
Road. Formerly Saree
Arts Centre - Didcot's relatively new sparkly arts centre.
The Square - Queer Historian and Brookes student Ross Brooks reading
Oscar Wilde on Trafalgar Square's Fourth Plinth
Eco-buildings Open Days Across Oxfordshire, mid September, annually
United: The Complete Record - Martin Brodetsky's book of facts and
figures for Oxford United fans (August)
Festival 2009 - Previews of some favourite bands
Overfishing - Fish to buy and fish to boycott. What's going on and what you can do
Palace, winners of the HHA Garden of the Year Award 2008 - Daily Info
attended the Award ceremony, and bring you a short film of the event,
and the winning gardens (May)
Promise Of String Cells: Strings Attached - a lecture by Professor
Peter Baude, as part of May Music Festival of Science and Music (30th
on the Cowley Road - a review of Peter Tickler's debut crime novel
Place Names - Anthony Poulton-Smith's reference work, reviewed (May)
Vegetarian Week - Mon 18th May - Sun 24th May 2009
Jazz Festival - Thu April 9th - Sun April 12th 2009
Times Oxford Literary Festival - Sun March 29th - Sun April 5th 2009
Festival - Wed April 1st - Mon April 13th 2009
Chic Mothers' Day Poetry Competition - Send us mother-themed verse
for a chance to win a fabulous £50 bouquet from Bloomin' Chic
Birthday New Theatre - In honour of The New Theatre's 75th Birthday,
here's some highlights of its history
to Make Pancakes (and why) - A slightly decadent recipe with flour,
and a surprisingly good gluten/dairy-free one.
Ice Rink - A cool place to be!
Day Poetry Competition - Submit your smoothest Italianate rhymes for
a chance to win a table for two at Fratelli's!
Day Poetry Competition - Vent your Valentine's Day venom in verse
for a chance to win a table for four at the Big Bang!
Prophecy Of Kinnaird - a novel by local author Cassandra Bellingham
Park Fireworks Display Central Oxford's largest classic display Saturday
8th November, organised by Oxford Round Table.
Poetry Competition Submit a poem for a chance to win free tickets
to the Round Table Fireworks display in South Park (October/November).
Man Like Any Other - The Priest's Tale A review of Mary Cavanagh's
new book (September).
Eco-Homes Open Days: 11-14 Sept. 19 homes invite public to see, experience,
and share the techniques and vision of eco-renovation.
119 A review of Heather McRobie's book.
Wall Arts Centre and its Summer Festival 2008 Music, comedy and theatre,
2nd - 12th July and beyond.
2008 A watersports and music festival at Blenheim Palace 26th - 29th
June. Daily Info interviews founder Mark Durstan.
Oxford Walking Tour Mobile tour revealing eccentric characters throughout
the last 900 years of Oxford's history
many lives of The Regal The "Old Lady of Cowley Road" is back.
Chan visits Oxford Jackie Chan talks about his film and charity work,
23rd May at the Sheldonian.
Festival 2008 A new eco-festival at Braziers Park 16 - 18 May 2008.
Varsity Match Oxford hosts the 35th annual ballroom dancing Varsity
Ideal Green Homes Show: Learn about 'ecovation' at Oxford Town Hall
on Thurs April 17 2008.
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Sheep But Were Afraid To Ask:
Daily Info takes a look at sheep farming in the UK & the choices
facing the modern consumer
Times Oxford Literary Festival 2008 (31 March - 6 April 2008)
Kite Runner A review of Khaled Hosseini's book, now a feature film.
Festival 2008 (29 March - 6 April 2008)
Info's Anti-Valentine's Day Poetry Competition (Jan 2008)
Amnesty Lectures 2008: Religion and Human Rights (Jan - Feb 2008)
Thursdays Cuban-style Salsa classes.
Shops Big free exchange marts in Oxfordshire - keep your unwanted
goods out of landfill!
portable water device What is it?
Day Poetry Competition (Jan - Feb) Venomous verse submitted to Daily
Poetry Competition (August) Daily Info's users commemorate the floods.
Battle Hymn Of The Republicans by Robert Segarra (reviewed June).
Crowded Bed by Mary Cavanagh (reviewed February).
British Cheese Festival (29 & 30 September) Confessions of over-indulgence.
a Sufi Perspective (Day school, December)
Last Hurrah by Des Molloy (September)
Hitchcock by Quentin Falk (reviewed June)
Amnesty Lectures 2007: Incarceration and Human Rights (Jan - Feb)
School Of Martial Arts Skipping Workshop (March)
Literary Festival Fringe (March)
Skins by Gavin Watson (September)
Times Oxford Literary Festival 2007 (20 - 25 March)
Trinity Serial (Trinity Term)
Day Poetry Competition (Jan - Feb)
For Four Hands (January)
takes over the Zodiac (December) Over a year later - how has it changed?
Day Poetry Competition (February) Daily Info collects twisted verse.
and Fish - Valentine's Day Haiku Competition (February) Daily Info
collects fishy haiku.
Gallery Talks (February)
Poetry Competition (Oct - Nov)
Stop Poems (September)
Green Farmers' Market (Aug) Daily Info's Guide.
Hill Park (March) 10 reasons to go there.
Joke's Over By Ralph Steadman (November)
Amnesty Lectures 2006 (Jan)
Castle: Unlocked! (October)
Crime Books Feature (June)
Oxford Story (January)
Sixpenny Debt and Other Stories (September)
Venice Apartment and Other Stories (June)
Day Poetry Competition (February) The first anti-Valentine's Day
Gym, Oxford Hotel (June)
Kit Beauty Salon (September)
Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (July)
Arts: Tiger Kung Fu Class (October)
Relaxation Mask (November)
Cup of Tea and a Sit Down (September)
Amnesty Lectures 2005 (February)
Sightseeing/Guide Friday Oxford Bus Tours (March)
of Oxford Botanic Garden (July)
Myth Club Interview By Alistair Power
Info's New Oxford Map (February)
Eternal Child: how evolution has made children of us all by Clive
Kickboxing Classes (January)
& Tongue Poetry Slam At the Zodiac (September)
House of the Eagle Duncan Sprott
Married Woman Manju Kapur
Possible Origins of Daily Information By Mr John Rose
Leisure Club (February)
Best's Acupressure Massage (June)
Fool's Paradise of Buses and Bollards Rowan Atkinson on the Oxfordshire
County Council's Pedestrianisation of the city centre
Cheeky Guide to Oxford 2003
Name Was Lola Russell Hoban
Lady of the Forest David Guterson
O'Brien Interview Prior to Oxford screening of Rocky Horror Picture
Show in aid of Wallness Children's Charity.
Forum on Globalisation (May)
Allstars Poetry Slam (March)
Poets: Heaney, Paulin, O'Donoghue (March)
Cheeky Guide to Oxford 2000
Amis @ the Oxford Union (May)
A Literary and Cultural Companion Horan
Fairytale Delicatessen (December)
a B-R-E-A-T-H-E-R! Short walks South of Oxford within easy reach by Bus
Tasting with Matthew Jukes (Aug)
Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban
Hair Show (February)
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