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Festivals and Fairs

Oxford International Art Fair 2015
Friday 6th, Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th February 2015 at Oxford Town Hall.
The Global Art Agency presents the second edition of the "Oxford International Art Fair".

Bringing the best selected artworks to Oxford by emerging artists from around the world for everyone to enjoy. Giving Art Collectors and Art Enthusiast a once in a lifetime opportunity to buy directly from the artist that has travelled all the way to Oxford. A unique experience for both visitors and exhibitor, at the beautiful Oxford Town Hall, a jewel at the heart of the historic city of Oxford.

You can look forward to a varied and colourful art fair. The selection is based on photographs, illustrations, paintings, bespoke crafts and also scu...lptures. Offering high-quality work, unique and fascinating style concepts that are implemented with different media and techniques. All artworks are available for purchase at an affordable price.

Friday 6th Feb 18.00-21.00:
VIP Private View Vernissage. Champagne reception, and live music. £10 GBP - Book online.

Saturday 7th Feb 11.00-17.00 FREE ENTRY - pre-book online
Sunday 8th Feb 11.00-17.00 FREE ENTRY -pre-book online
Facebook - Join the fan page 
Twitter -Tweet us @GlobalArtAgency #OIAF15

To visit the website click here
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Music event at Oxford Town Hall

Concerts and other Performances


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 - To buy tickets click here



Oxford Symphony Orchestra musician


Saturday 14 March, 7:30 pm
Oxford Town Hall

Alex Symcox At the Round Earth's Imagined Corners
Walton Cello Concerto
Brahms Symphony no.2

Ariana Kashefi cello
Robert Max conductor

At the Round Earth's Imagined Corners is the Orchestra's commission from Alex Symcox, our Composition Competition winner - an exciting venture and a celebration!

Walton's wistful Cello Concerto is a work imbued with the warmth and serenity of his Mediterranean island home. Ariana Kashefi, cello soloist, is a Royal College of Music 'Rising Star' and Royal Philharmonic Society Award winner.

Brahms's Second Symphony is one of the most sunny and joyous of his works.

Tickets £15, Over 60s £12, Accompanied under 16s FREE, Students aged 16-25 and those in receipt of benefits £5
from Tickets Oxford at Oxford Playhouse 01865 305305. Click here to buy tickets online. Tickets are also avaliable on the door.


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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 - Dates will be confirmed soon.


Tea Dances
Tea & cake & Dancing £2.50 on some Wednesdays from 2pm to 4.30pm - Dates to be confirmed soon.


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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