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Festivals and Fairs

Vintage Fair poster

Saturday 29 November, 12:00pm-5.00pm

Lou Lou’s Vintage Fair

Lou Lou's Vintage Fair is back in Oxford this November for a huge Christmas/Winter special!

Experience the big vintage fair which is now in two halls with a wonderful vintage tea party! There will be vintage fashion and homeware and of course the vintage beauty salon!

Entry £2
Under 12s free

Join the Oxford fan page and Tweet @OxfordVintage


Saturday 6 December, 10.30am-4.30pm

Oxford Green Fair 2014

This annual event is a wonderful celebration of all things green - a great opportunity to find ethical Christmas presents, enjoy delicious food, meet old friends, make new friends, and gather information for your next eco-project!
100 stalls in three large halls, our famous Green Cafe, live music and of course Green Father Christmas!

For more information, please see www.greenoxfordshire.com



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Music event at Oxford Town Hall

Concerts and other Performances


Carmina Burana poster

Monday 1st December 7:30pm

Oxford University Chorus present their Michaelmas Term 2014 concert: Carl Orff's 'Carmina Burana'
The university's largest choir will perform Orff's masterpiece in the original, full orchestral scoring, with an invited orchestra forming the ensemble.

Numbering a chorus of over a hundred, the flagship choir of OUMS promise one of the concerts of the year.

Admission: £8 (£5 Students and Under 16s)
Click here to purchase tickets



Big Sing poster

Tuesday 2nd & Wednesday 3rd December 2014 6.30pm

The Big Christmas Sing


Carols for all to join in as well as items performed by children from Oxfordshire primary schools.


From the Music Service on 01865 740000



21 December 2014, 2.30pm

Lord Mayors Carol Service

Tickets are £2 per ticket (Tickets Can be purchased from Town Hall reception from 1st December)


Sunday 4 January 2015

Oxford Philomusica

Oxford Town Hall, 3.30pm

Under the direction of charismatic maestro John Georgiadis, internationally acclaimed violinist and Associate Concertmaster of Oxford Philomusica Anna-Liisa Bezrodny steps into the spotlight for Bruch’s richly melodic 'Scottish Fantasy'.

Next, let Oxford Philomusica transport you to the palatial ballrooms of nineteenth-century Austria, as the orchestra conjures the grandeur of the great Viennese balls with a selection of rarely heard gems and age-old favourites of this golden era.

Tickets: £42 £30 £20 £10



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Other Events

October - December
Cards for Good Causes

From October until Decembe 23rd, Cards for Good Causes will be selling a huge range of charity Christmas cards from the Long Room at the Town Hall.

The cards are on sale from 10am-4pm Mon -Sat. Visit their website for more information http://www.cardsforcharity.co.uk/


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Ballroom dancing

Regular Events

Organ Recitals
Oxford Town Hall welcomes you to listen and enjoy our world famous Father Willis organ played by the city's finest organists. Tickets are £4 and come with complimentary tea, coffee and biscuits. Performances take place from 12pm-12.50pm on the following dates:

  • 29 October 2014
  • 26 November 2014

Tea Dances
Tea & cake & Dancing £2.50 on the following Wednesdays from 2pm to 4.30pm:

  • 1st October 2014
  • 29 October 2014
  • 12 November 2014
  • 26 November 2014

Ceroc Oxford hold dance classes at Oxford Town Hall. Beginner and intermediate followed by freestyle. Open to all.

Every Wednesday 7.30 - 10.30pm.

  • Beginner class: 7.30-8.30pm
  • Beginner practice session: 8.30-9.15pm
  • Intermediate class: 8.30-9.15pm
  • Freestyle: 9.15-10.30pm

Charges: £8, concessions £6, £35 for 5 weeks or £70 for 10 weeks. Please see the Ceroc Oxford website for further details.


Mondays from 12.10 - 12.55pm, Oxford Town Hall.
Every Monday except Bank Holidays, £3 per person. Prepare yourself to party. You will shake your hips, shimmy and smile the hour away. Up to 1000 calories will be burnt in just one class. The moves are simple and you will love the music. No stress, no worry, just fun. There are no wrong moves so just come and join the party. For more information contact Vicki Galvin, GO Active Coordinator on 01865 252720 or vgalvin@oxford.gov.uk


Meditation Class - Diamond Way Buddhism UK
Every Wednesday, 8pm, Judge's Room. Oxford Buddhist Group meets once a week for a guided meditation on the 16th Karmapa. These meditation classes are suitable for all who wish to learn to meditate.

For newcomers there is always a short introduction to Buddhism and brief explanations on how to meditate.

They regularly hold courses on Buddhism and Buddhist meditation classes, guided by experienced practitioners and travelling teachers appointed by Lama Ole Nydahl. All weekly guided meditation classes are free of charge.

Further information on Diamond Way Buddhism UK website, email oxford@dwbuk.org or call 01865 958008.



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