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Oxford Literary Festival

Date (To be confirmed):
March 2017

A well-established programme of talks, book readings, events and dinners, a ......

A well-established programme of talks, book readings, events and dinners, attracting good crowds and invariably drawing a number of big names from the world of literature. Those previously involved include Philip Pullman, Hanif Kureishi and Sebastian Faulks.

Venue:
Christ Church College.

Address:
Christ Church College, St Aldate’s, Oxford, United Kingdom

Category:
Art & Literature

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Oxford City Bumping Races

Date (To be confirmed):
April 2017 (April.)

Held on the Isis River (the local name for this stretch of the Thames), the ......

Held on the Isis River (the local name for this stretch of the Thames), the Bumps are a series of rowing races in which boats, spaced a certain distance apart, endeavour to reach the boat in front and ‘bump’ it. An entertaining spectacle.

Venue:
Isis River.

Event cost:
Free.

Category:
Spectacle

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Oxford Pride

Date (To be confirmed):
May 2017 - June 2017

A celebration of lesbian, gay, bi, trans and queer life in Oxfordshire, fea ......

A celebration of lesbian, gay, bi, trans and queer life in Oxfordshire, featuring a parade and various other festival events across the city.

Venue:
Oxpens field.

Address:
Oxpens field, Oxford, United Kingdom

Event cost:
Free.

Category:
Entertainment

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Lord Mayor's Celebrations

Date (To be confirmed):
June 2017

Street parade with floats and fun, taking place through the city centre and ......

Street parade with floats and fun, taking place through the city centre and finishing at Oxford Castle.

Venue:
Through the city centre.

Category:
Kids' Stuff

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Cowley Road Carnival

Date (To be confirmed):
July 2017 (July.)

In existence since 2001, the Cowley Road Carnival is a vibrant street party ......

In existence since 2001, the Cowley Road Carnival is a vibrant street party with processions and live music. In 2013, the theme was 'Wheels of Change' in tribute to William Morris and the former Cowley car plant. Expect an eclectic range of music and food - this is a real community event.

Venue:
Various venues.

Address:
Cowley Road, Oxford, United Kingdom

Event cost:
Free.

Category:
Entertainment

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Oxford Chamber Music Festival

Date (To be confirmed):
September 2017 - October 2017

An annual get-together of friends and musicians from around the world, resu ......

An annual get-together of friends and musicians from around the world, resulting in a series of chamber music concerts at various venues throughout the city. The festival was founded by violinist Priya Mitchell in 2000.

Venue:
Various venues.

Website:

Category:
Entertainment

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Oxford Beer Festival

Date (To be confirmed):
October 2017

Featuring 150 real ales (and 40 duplicate casks of the most popular beers f ......

Featuring 150 real ales (and 40 duplicate casks of the most popular beers for Saturday) and more than 50 ciders and perrys, the festival is a hit with beer drinkers everywhere.

Venue:
Oxford Town Hall.

Address:
St Aldates, Oxford, United Kingdom

Event cost:
£2.

Category:
Food & Drink

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