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Literary Art In Oxford

Writers Meetup, Literature Festival And Poetry Events In Oxford

For all the bibliophiles and lover of content there are a bunch of literary events in Oxford. Dive into the deep ocean of literature while you enjoy the Oxford literature festival or the litfest as you may like to call it. You get a chance to engage with the best in the business, interact with them and take away their stories. There are many literary organizations who hold writing workshops in Oxford and even competitions for that matter. All this is not limited to reading and writing, there are storytelling events, book launches, litfest, and poetry events in Oxford as well. Content is celebrated across the globe and these events just make it better. Look out for opportunities to attend poetry events, literary gatherings and writing workshops near you.

Upcoming Literary Art Events in Oxford

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The 'P' Word - Open Mic

Atic Bicester , Unit C1, Pioneer Square, OX266HY Bicester, Oxfordshire, Oxford, United Kingdom

THE ‘P’ WORD! Our new monthly Open Mic Night Featuring the finest, established & new, local Wordsmiths. Poets, Rappers & Manic Street Preachers, everyone is welcome! The LASY Sunday of the month kicking off at 7:30pm For more information and to... Read More

Sun Aug 25 2019
07:30 pm to 10:30 pm

Tomorrow

MINDSHOP™| Create Better Products by Design Thinking

Oxford , United Kingdom

Best Seller Workshop! Sold out on AUG 25, SEPT 8, SEPT 29, OCT 27, DEC 20, JAN 31, APR 5, JUL 6 2019!  Keys Features ✔️1.5 – 2.0 hours of instructor-led training (Online workshop using Zoom) ✔️Project evaluation (FREE) ✔️Hand... Read More

Mon Aug 26 2019
03:00 pm to 05:00 pm

Aug 27 2019

Meet children's author Julia Golding at Oxford County Library!

Oxfordshire County Library , Queen Street, Oxford, United Kingdom

Come along and meet fantastic children's author Julia Golding, who will be reading from her book 'The Curious Crime '.... Read More

Tue Aug 27 2019
02:00 pm to 03:00 pm

The University of Oxford - Oxford Science in the Mid-Twentieth Century

Blackwell's Bookshop , 51 Broad Street, Oxford, United Kingdom

Join us on the Second Floor for the last in our series of talks from Laurence Brockliss on the history of the University of Oxford. Oxford Science in the Mid-Twentieth Century Before 1918 Oxford was predominantly an arts university.  What scie... Read More

Tue Aug 27 2019
03:00 pm to 04:00 pm

The University of Oxford -Oxford Science in the Mid-20th Century

Blackwell's Bookshop Oxford , 48-51 Broad Street, OX1 3BQ Oxford, Oxfordshire, Oxford, United Kingdom

Join us on the Second Floor for the last in our series of talks from Laurence Brockliss on the history of the University of Oxford. Oxford Science in the Mid-Twentieth Century Before 1918 Oxford was predominantly an arts university. What scientific rese... Read More

Tue Aug 27 2019
03:00 pm to 04:00 pm
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An Evening with Salman Rushdie

Waterstones Oxford , William Baker House, Broad Street,, OX13AF Oxford, Oxfordshire, Oxford, United Kingdom

One of the most celebrated novelists of today, Salman Rushdie will join us for a conversation about his new Man Booker-longlisted Don Quixote-inspired epic novel, 'Quichotte'. In this modern day retelling, ageing travelling salesman Quichotte falls in lo... Read More

Tue Aug 27 2019
07:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Readings and Feedback

Common Ground Workspace , 37 Little Clarendon Street, OX1 2 Oxford, Oxfordshire, Oxford, United Kingdom

This event is your chance to get feedback on something you've been working on and/or to hear what the rest of the group's talented writers have been up to. For newcomers: there is no obligation to read out at these events, so please come along and listen... Read More

Tue Aug 27 2019
07:00 pm to 09:30 pm

An Evening with Salman Rushdie - in Oxford

The Sheldonian Theatre , Broad Street, Oxford, United Kingdom

Waterstones are pleased to support this exclusive Guardian Live event, and have a limited number of tickets to sell to our customers. One of the most celebrated novelists writing today, Salman Rushdie will join us for a conversation about his new Man Book... Read More

Tue Aug 27 2019
07:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Aug 28 2019

Poetry of the Sacred: Camille Helminski

Oxford Quaker Meeting , 43 St Giles, OX1 3LW Oxford, Oxfordshire, Oxford, United Kingdom

Wednesday 28th August, 7pm ~ free entry Oxford Quaker Meeting, 43 St. Giles, Oxford OX1 3LW Camille Hamilton Adams Helminski shares extracts from her recent collections of sacred poetry, including Ramadan Love Songs, Ninety-Nine Names of the Beloved, and... Read More

Wed Aug 28 2019
06:30 pm to 08:30 pm

Oxfordshire 2050: Vision or Eyesore?

The Old Dining Hall , St Edmund Hall, Queen’s Lane, Oxford, OX1 4AR., United Kingdom

The final event in a series CPRE Oxfordshire have hosted in each local authority raising awareness of the Oxfordshire Plan 2050 and setting out our Vision for how it should be brought forward. At this event we will also address the Oxfordshire Local Ind... Read More

Wed Aug 28 2019
06:30 pm to 08:30 pm

Aug 29 2019

Meet the TRF at The Overland Event 2018

The Overland Event , Hill End, OX2 9NJ Oxford, Oxfordshire, Oxford, United Kingdom

Hill End, Oxford, OX2 9NJ If you’re interested in motorcycle travel, the Overland Event is the one adventure travel show you won’t want to miss. Conceived and planned by the people who bring you the quarterly Overland Magazine, the Overland Event is desig... Read More

Thu Aug 29 2019 at 09:00 am to Sat Aug 31 2019 at 06:00 pm

Aug 31 2019

Philosophy in the Bookshop - Nigel Warburton and A C Grayling

Blackwell's Bookshop Oxford , 48-51 Broad Street, OX1 3BQ Oxford, Oxfordshire, Oxford, United Kingdom

We are pleased to announce a very special Philosophy in the Bookshop to celebrate the release of a new comprehensive look at the history of Philosophy in one volume. Nigel Warburton will be in conversation with A C Grayling to discuss the release of his n... Read More

Sat Aug 31 2019
11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Sep 03 2019

Alain de Botton - The School of Life

Sheldonian Theatre , OX1 3 Oxford, Oxfordshire, Oxford, United Kingdom

Blackwell's are delighted to be hosting a very special event at the Sheldonian Theatre with Alain de Botton on The School of Life: An Emotional Education. We spend years in school learning facts and figures but the one thing we’re never taught is how to... Read More

Tue Sep 03 2019
07:00 pm to 08:00 pm

Sep 04 2019

Training of Teachers - Permaculture

Oxford , Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

Training of Teachers – Permaculture Tutor - Tomas Remiarz Do you want to teach Permaculture or Sustainability topics? This course is for you if you are interested in teaching permaculture and/or other related topics Aim of the course to enable people t... Read More

Wed Sep 04 2019 at 09:00 am to Thu Sep 05 2019 at 05:00 pm

DS: Mi Mye / Laughing Lamb / Luke Picasso / Kadonnut Manner

Port Mahon , 82 St Clement's Street, OX4 1AW Oxford, Oxfordshire, Oxford, United Kingdom

Welcome to a night of left-field folk songs! Real stunning folk songs from mi mye - the project of lyricist, writer and fiddle player, Jamie Lockhart from the north coast of Scotland, who is supported by musician friends from Wakefield and Leeds. Jamie l... Read More

Wed Sep 04 2019
07:30 pm to 11:00 pm

Replenish Yoga a BOLD collaboration with Victoria Jackson Yoga

The Oxford Quaker Centre , 43 St Giles, Oxford, United Kingdom

A series of yoga sessions with reflection circles on the themes of Awe, Joy, and Replenish Join us for our final session of yoga on the theme of "Replenish" located in a lovely Central Oxford location. The sessions will provide the time and sp... Read More

Wed Sep 04 2019
07:30 pm to 09:00 pm

Sep 05 2019

The BSPR's Thirteenth conference: Death and Immortality

Lady Margaret Hall , Norham Gardens, Oxford, United Kingdom

The BSPR's Thirteenth Conference: Death and Immortality Lady Margaret Hall, University of Oxford Thursday 5th and Friday 6th September, 2019   Keynote Speakers:   Eleonore Stump (St. Louis University)... Read More

Thu Sep 05 2019 at 02:30 pm to Fri Sep 06 2019 at 10:00 pm

BSPR 2019 Conference: Death and Immortality

Lady Margaret Hall , Oxford, OX2 6, United Kingdom

Online registration: http://www.thebspr.org/conferences/ The unavoidability of death and the hope for immortality have been central concerns of many religious traditions around the world. Is it rational to fear death? Can we survive bodily death? Do fait... Read More

Thu Sep 05 2019 at 02:30 pm to Fri Sep 06 2019 at 09:45 pm

Bad Words, and What They Tell Us

Oxfordshire County Library , Queen Street, Oxford, United Kingdom

An author talk with Philip Gooden... Read More

Thu Sep 05 2019
06:00 pm to 07:00 pm

Stop Climate Breakdown - Build the 20 Sept Global Strike

Oxford Town Hall , Oxford Town Hall, St Aldate's, OX1 1 Oxford, Oxfordshire, Oxford, United Kingdom

Public meeting to promote the 20th September Climate Strike. Confirmed speakers include: George Monbiot, writer and environmental and political activist, Ian Hodson, National President of the Bakers Food and Allied Workers Union (BFAWU), Suzanne Jeffe... Read More

Thu Sep 05 2019
07:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Crime and Wine: J.P Delaney and Merilyn Davies in Oxford

Waterstones , Broad Street, Oxford, United Kingdom

Crime and Wine returns after a summer break with best-selling author J.P Delaney (The Girl Before and Believe Me) and debut author Merilyn Davies (When I Lost You). The event will be chaired by local performance artist Tina Sederholm and promises to be a... Read More

Thu Sep 05 2019
07:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Sep 06 2019

The Gardens Trust Annual Conference 6-9 September 2019

The Queen's College , High Street, Oxford, United Kingdom

The Gardens Trust welcomes you to our weekend conference in Oxford including visits to Oxford Botanic Garden, Christchurch and Worcester College gardens, Shotover and Nuneham Courtenay. Please scroll down for the detailed programme and further info... Read More

Fri Sep 06 2019 at 03:00 pm to Sun Sep 08 2019 at 05:00 pm

Sep 07 2019

Philosophy in the Bookshop - Bryan Magee: Reflections of a Philosopher

Blackwell's Bookshop , 51 Broad Street, Oxford, United Kingdom

As part of our monthly Philosophy in the Bookshop series of events, We will be hosting a special celebration of the life and work of Philosopher Bryan Magee who passed away on Friday 26th July. Host Nigel Warburton will chair a panel of guest speakers as... Read More

Sat Sep 07 2019
11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Sep 09 2019

Gavin Esler, Rachel Clarke : Brexit Unspun, Overcoming the Web of Deceit.

Wesley Memorial Methodist Church , New Inn Hall Street, OX1 2DH Oxford, Oxfordshire, Oxford, United Kingdom

Gavin Esler, Rachel Clarke : Brexit Unspun, Overcoming the Web of Deceit. Boris Johnson's government and its threatened no-deal Brexit are an immediate threat to our security, our livelihoods and our children's future. To put a stop to this malignant pro... Read More

Mon Sep 09 2019
07:30 pm to 09:30 pm

'The Testaments' Midnight Launch

Blackwell's Bookshop , 51 Broad Street, Oxford, United Kingdom

In honour of the launch of  The Testaments, Margaret Atwood's much anticipated sequel to The Handmaid's Tale, Blackwell's on Broad Street will be holding an evening of discussion, readings and celebration while we count down to midnight. Synopsis... Read More

Mon Sep 09 2019 at 09:00 pm to Tue Sep 10 2019 at 01:00 am

Sep 10 2019

Literary Quiz Night

Common Ground Workspace , 37 Little Clarendon Street, OX1 2 Oxford, Oxfordshire, Oxford, United Kingdom

Teams of between one and four people. Excellent prizes. The semi-famous Rhombus Round and Literary Music Round, and more! All welcome.... Read More

Tue Sep 10 2019
07:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Hammer & Tongue: September

Arts at the Old Fire Station , 40 George Street, OX1 2AQ Oxford, Oxfordshire, Oxford, United Kingdom

The heart of Oxford’s live spoken word scene for over a decade, delivering glittering performances sandwiched by acclaimed feature artists, such as Simon Munnery, John Hegley, Elvis McGonagall, Luke Wright, and Kate Tempest. Each month also features the... Read More

Tue Sep 10 2019
07:30 pm to 10:00 pm

Sep 11 2019

Level 2 Award In Food Safety and Hygiene

Oxford Town Hall , Oxford, United Kingdom

RSPH - Level 2 Award in Food Safety and Hygiene A one-day foundation course on the basic principles of food hygiene, aimed at food handlers in catering, manufacturing or retail sectors. It enables employees to handle food safely and unde... Read More

Wed Sep 11 2019
09:00 am to 05:00 pm

Lemn Sissay - My Name is Why

Blackwell's Bookshop Oxford , 48-51 Broad Street, OX1 3BQ Oxford, Oxfordshire, Oxford, United Kingdom

Blackwell's are delighted to announce that poet and author Lemn Sissay will be with us, in conversation with Derek Owusu, to discuss his new memoir, My Name is Why. How does a government steal a child and then imprison him? How does it keep it a secret?... Read More

Wed Sep 11 2019
07:00 pm to 08:00 pm

My Name is Why - Lemn Sissay in conversation with Derek Owusu

Blackwell's Bookshop , 51 Broad Street, Oxford, United Kingdom

Blackwell's are delighted to announce that poet and author Lemn Sissay will be with us, in conversation with Derek Owusu, to discuss his new memoir, My Name is Why. How does a government steal a child and then imprison him? How does it keep it a sec... Read More

Wed Sep 11 2019
07:00 pm to 08:00 pm

Sep 12 2019

Nutrition and healthy lifestyle workshop - Oxford

Maggie's Oxford , Churchill Hospital, Old Road, Oxford, United Kingdom

We all know that maintaining a healthy lifestyle is important, but sometimes this can feel challenging when living with a brain tumour diagnosis. When trying to juggle home life with your medical care, exercise and focusing on your nutrition can sometimes... Read More

Thu Sep 12 2019
01:00 pm to 04:00 pm

Virginia Moffatt - The Wave Book Launch

Blackwell's Bookshop , 51 Broad Street, Oxford, United Kingdom

Join us for a very special event to celebrate the publication of Virginia Moffatt's new book, The Wave. Synopsis Tonight they'll share their darkest secrets, but tomorrow, there is no escape. Haunting, scarily real and brilliantly execut... Read More

Thu Sep 12 2019
07:00 pm to 08:30 pm

Sep 14 2019

UVA at Oxford Seminar 2019

Trinity College , University of Oxford, Broad Street, Oxford, United Kingdom

The Old World and the New: Britain and America The UVA at Oxford Seminar will examine perceptions and connections between Britain and America. The views of the Seminar’s faculty leaders, British-born Andrew O’Shaughnessy, whose field is early... Read More

Sat Sep 14 2019 at 12:00 pm to Fri Sep 20 2019 at 12:00 pm

UVA at Oxford Seminar 2019 (SOLD OUT, Join Waitlist)

Trinity College , University of Oxford, Broad Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire, Oxford, United Kingdom

This event has SOLD OUT, Submit your name to be added to the waitlist at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/uva-at-oxford-seminar-2019-tickets-55937147514?aff=efbevent The Old World and the New: Britain and America The UVA at Oxford Seminar will examine perce... Read More

Sat Sep 14 2019 at 12:00 pm to Fri Sep 20 2019 at 12:00 pm

Sep 19 2019

The unlikely history of radium

History of Science Museum , Broad Street, OX1 3AZ Oxford, Oxfordshire, Oxford, United Kingdom

Radium: a present for a queen, a housewife’s secret aid, and an everyday cure-all for the ailments of the early 1900s. Lucy Jane Santos tells the fascinating, curious, and sometimes macabre story of radium from its rise as a desirable item to its gradu... Read More

Thu Sep 19 2019
06:00 pm to 07:00 pm

The Duck

Arts at the Old Fire Station , 40 George Street, OX1 2AQ Oxford, Oxfordshire, Oxford, United Kingdom

A funny and moving new play written by autistic writer and poet, Rhi Lloyd-Williams. The Duck is an exploration of one woman’s world after she is diagnosed with autism. Imagine you spent your whole life believing everyone was pretending to be someone els... Read More

Thu Sep 19 2019
07:30 pm to 09:00 pm

Sep 20 2019

English Literature and the Meaning of Home

The Allen & Overy Room , Pembroke College, Oxford, United Kingdom

English Literature and the Meaning of Home | Dr Ushashi Dasgupta |3:30pm - 4:30pm | Andrew Pitt Room | BOOK NOW Focussing on Victorian Literature, Dr Ushashi Dasgupta will discuss what the study of English can tell us about the meaning of home. This... Read More

Fri Sep 20 2019
03:30 pm to 04:30 pm

Sep 21 2019

Blackfriars Oxford Alumni Event 2019

Blackfriars , Oxford, United Kingdom

Former students at Blackfriars Hall, Oxford, or those who studied in the Dominican Studium, are warmly invited to join us for our fourth annual alumni dinner. Spouses, relatives and friends are also very welcome to come with you as your guests. You will... Read More

Sat Sep 21 2019
07:30 pm to 10:00 pm

Sep 22 2019

The Moon - Oliver Morton in conversation with Caspar Henderson

Blackwell's Bookshop , 51 Broad Street, Oxford, United Kingdom

This year marks the 50th Anniversary of humanity first landing on the moon. To celebrate this Oliver Morton will be here at Blackwell's, in conversation with Caspar Henderson, to discuss his new book, The Moon: A History for the Future. Every genera... Read More

Sun Sep 22 2019
03:00 pm to 04:00 pm

Sep 25 2019

Lady Margaret Hall Presents Marina Warner: Why Words Matter

Blackwell's Bookshop , 51 Broad Street, Oxford, United Kingdom

Lady Margaret Hall and Blackwell’s: Celebrating 140 years Blackwell's opened its doors on January 1st 1879 on Broad Street, Oxford and have been trading continuously from there ever since. Since then they have grown to become more than just one book... Read More

Wed Sep 25 2019
07:00 pm to 08:30 pm

Comedy Scratch

Arts at the Old Fire Station , Oxford, United Kingdom

Audiences: Watch brand new comedy happen before your eyes and then help shape it with your feedback. Comedians: You can submit to do any form of comedy in any field, such as stand-up, sketches, improv, musical comedy, poetry, dance, anything you can thin... Read More

Wed Sep 25 2019
08:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Sep 27 2019

AGRA Conference 2019

Pembroke College , St. Aldates, Oxford, United Kingdom

We are delighted to announce that our next conference will be held at Pembroke College, Oxford University in 2019. The conference dinner will be held on Friday 27th September in the medieval College Hall. We are very lucky to have the writer Nick Ba... Read More

Fri Sep 27 2019 at 07:00 pm to Sat Sep 28 2019 at 05:00 pm

Sep 28 2019

Mark Williams and Danny Penman - Mindfulness

Blackwell's Bookshop , 48-51 Broad Street, Oxford, United Kingdom

A special event with Mark Williams and Danny Penman, authors of 'Mindfulness' as part of our 140th Anniversary celebrations.... Read More

Sat Sep 28 2019
11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Ant Middleton - Mind Over Muscle

Oxford New Theatre , Oxford, United Kingdom

Ant Middleton has announced a brand new fully immersive show for 2019, The Mind Over Muscle Tour. Sat 28 Sep 2019 @ 7:00 pm | New Theatre, Oxford TICKETS >>> at atgtickets: http://tidd.ly/21efb6d2 >>> at seetickets: http://tidd.ly/d23c5... Read More

Sat Sep 28 2019
07:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Sep 29 2019

Mindful movement and the Polyvagal Theory.

Whytham Village Hall , Oxford, United Kingdom

There are just a few spaces left on this September workshop exploring the neurobiology of safety and connection from a movement perspective........ September 29th. Mindful Movement and the Polyvagal Theory: creating pathways of connection, cohesion, soci... Read More

Sun Sep 29 2019
10:00 am to 04:30 pm

Oct 01 2019

Breaking and Mending - Joanna Cannon in conversation with Lucy Atkins

Blackwell's Bookshop , 51 Broad Street, Oxford, United Kingdom

Blackwell's are delighted to welcome to the shop Joanna Cannon who will be in conversation with Lucy Atkins on her new memoir Breaking and Mending: A junior doctor's stories of compassion and burnout. The unforgettable memoir from the bestselling au... Read More

Tue Oct 01 2019
07:00 pm to 08:00 pm

Oct 05 2019

Plastic Sucks! Dougie Poynter Book Signing

Blackwell's Bookshop Westgate , Blackwell's Bookshop Westgate Westgate Oxford, Queen Street, OX1 1PE Oxford, Oxfordshire, Oxford, United Kingdom

Come and meet environmental campaigner and McFly's Dougie Poynter at Blackwell's Westgate Oxford at 10am on Saturday 5th October, where he will be signing copies of his brand-new book, Plastic Sucks! Plastic Sucks! How can YOU help save our planet? Th... Read More

Sat Oct 05 2019
10:00 am to 10:30 am

Heart of Buddha 2019

St Margaret's Hall , 30 Polstead Road, Oxford, United Kingdom

HEART OF BUDDHA EVENT Topic to be annouced... Rigdzin Shikpo author of “Openness Clarity Sensitivity” and “Never Turn Away”   Heart of Buddha are open talks by Rigdzin Shikpo and an opportunity for new students to hear him te... Read More

Sat Oct 05 2019
10:30 am to 06:00 pm

Teachers' French Book Club

The Anchor , 2 Hayfield Road, OX2 6TT Oxford, Oxfordshire, Oxford, United Kingdom

Join other MFL teachers and our literature expert to discuss "Le Misanthrope" by Molière Discover or re-discover Molière's famous play, comically critical of adultery, flirtations and political correctness... Read More

Sat Oct 05 2019
01:00 pm to 02:30 pm

Oct 06 2019

Philip Pullman - The Secret Commonwealth

Blackwell's Bookshop Oxford , 48-51 Broad Street, OX1 3BQ Oxford, Oxfordshire, Oxford, United Kingdom

Blackwell’s is delighted to be hosting an event with Philip Pullman at the Sheldonian Theatre to celebrate the launch of The Secret Commonwealth: The Book of Dust Volume Two. The event will be recorded live for the Penguin Podcast. The Secret Commonwealt... Read More

Sun Oct 06 2019
05:30 pm to 06:30 pm

Oct 08 2019

Hammer & Tongue: October

Arts at the Old Fire Station , 40 George Street, OX1 2AQ Oxford, Oxfordshire, Oxford, United Kingdom

The heart of Oxford’s live spoken word scene for over a decade, delivering glittering performances sandwiched by acclaimed feature artists, such as Simon Munnery, John Hegley, Elvis McGonagall, Luke Wright, and Kate Tempest. Each month also features the... Read More

Tue Oct 08 2019
07:30 pm to 10:00 pm

Oct 10 2019

Mastering Delegation - A True Leader's Challenge

The Kassam Stadium , Grenoble Road, Oxford, United Kingdom

Get Connected Business Expo Oxford  10th October 2019 The region's most networking friendly business show taking place in Oxford Get Connected Oxford, one of the largest general business exhibitions and networking opportunities in the r... Read More

Thu Oct 10 2019
12:15 pm to 12:45 pm

Climate and Environmental Monitoring with the JASMIN Supercomputer (and AGM) - Oxfordshire Branch

Department of Computer Science , University of Oxford, 6 Keble Road, Oxford, United Kingdom

This talk will discuss the nature of JASMIN and the work which it supports, including climate change prediction and tracking the effects of natural catastrophes, such as volcanic eruptions. -----------------------------------------------------------... Read More

Thu Oct 10 2019
07:30 pm to 09:00 pm

Oct 12 2019

Eric Twiname Youth & Junior Team Racing Championship 2019

Oxford Sailing Club , Farmoor Reservoir Cumnor Road, Farmoor, OX29 Oxford, Oxfordshire, Oxford, United Kingdom

Hosted at Farmoor Reservoir, Oxford, and in conjunction with the Eric Twiname Trust, sailors will compete in Firefly and Feva dinghies for the prestigious titles. The annual two day event will welcome teams from the Junior and Youth Class Associations, R... Read More

Sat Oct 12 2019 at 09:00 am to Sun Oct 13 2019 at 05:00 pm

Moving with Words: Yoga & Creative Writing with Elizabeth Garner

YogaVenue Oxford , 2 Avenue Lane, OX4 1YF Oxford, Oxfordshire, Oxford, United Kingdom

As human beings we are meant to tell stories: to entertain and also to understand our own experiences. We are also meant to delight in movement. This workshop will combine Yoga and creative writing to free up creativity through the process of connecting b... Read More

Sat Oct 12 2019
02:00 pm to 05:30 pm

Divine Schism: Lewsberg

Fusion Arts , 44B Princes Street, OX4 1DD Oxford, Oxfordshire, Oxford, United Kingdom

One of our favourite bands of recent years are back! We're happy to host Rotterdam's Lewsberg again with their modern twist on the Velvet Underground and Dutch Literature-inspired songs. This isn't to be missed. https://lewsberg.bandcamp.com/ https://ww... Read More

Sat Oct 12 2019
07:30 pm to 10:30 pm

Oct 14 2019

Public event - Theories of Reading: A Literary Roundtable

Lecture Theatre 2 , Oxford English Faculty, St Cross Building, Oxford., Oxford, United Kingdom

* PLEASE NOTE: This is a free public event open to all, not just study day attendees.* We are excited to announce that to celebrate after our study day and the first day of the academic year, we will also be holding a 'Theories of Reading: A Literary Rou... Read More

Mon Oct 14 2019
05:30 pm to 07:30 pm

Oct 15 2019

Autism Insight Seminar | Parents + Carers

Oxford Quaker Meeting , 43 St Giles, OX1 3LW Oxford, Oxfordshire, Oxford, United Kingdom

Seminar designed to enhance understand for families living with autistic children, young adults and older people. Invest a few hours of your time in a calm space - Oxford Quaker Meeting House to learn + reflect on an extremely insightful seminar led by a... Read More

Tue Oct 15 2019
10:00 am to 02:00 pm

Oct 16 2019

International Conference on Computing and Digital Technologies Innovation (CDTI 2019)

University of Oxford , St Anne's College , Oxford, United Kingdom

International Conference on Computing and Digital Technologies Innovation (CDTI 2019) October 16 - 18, 2019 University of Oxford, St Anne's College, United Kingdom   CALL FOR PAPERS (CFP) The International Conference o... Read More

Wed Oct 16 2019 at 09:00 am to Fri Oct 18 2019 at 06:00 pm

Oct 17 2019

Robyn Hitchcock Oxford

The Jericho Tavern , 56 Walton Street, Oxford, United Kingdom

- Robyn Hitchcock -'Hitchcock sounds more energized and vibrant than he has in decades' **UNCUT**Robyn Hitchcock is one of England's most enduring contemporary singer/songwriters and live performers. A surrealist poet, a talented guitarist, cult artist an... Read More

Thu Oct 17 2019
07:30 pm to 11:00 pm

Oct 18 2019

Writers in Oxford Party 2019

Balliol College , Broad Street, Oxford, United Kingdom

Writers in Oxford are once again collaborating with the Society of Authors for an evening of wine, canapés and good conversation in Balliol College.  How to book Tickets cost £10 for members and £15 for guests. How to find us Balli... Read More

Fri Oct 18 2019
06:00 pm to 08:00 pm

Armistead Maupin

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre , Exchange St, Aylesbury HP20 1UG, UK, Oxford, United Kingdom

Armistead Maupin, LGBT activist and much-loved author will be embarking on his first ever UK tour this autumn. America’s ultimate storyteller will recount his favourite tales from the past four decades, offering his own engaging observations on society... Read More

Fri Oct 18 2019 at 07:00 pm

Oct 19 2019

Uncomfortable Oxford tour: literary edition

Christ Church Meadow , (near College entrance), Oxford, United Kingdom

This walking tour explores imaginary maps of Oxford found in literature and discusses the tensions they bring to its modern realities. Walk in the footsteps of JRR Tolkien and CS Lewis, Salman Rushdie and Helen Fielding, and discover Oxford as a setting,... Read More

Sat Oct 19 2019
11:30 am to 01:00 pm

Making History: Oscar Wilde Lecture with Merlin Holland

Magdalen College , Auditorium, Oxford, United Kingdom

Confounding the critics and surviving the scandal: the remarkable reputation of Oscar Wilde examines Wilde in the context of the 1890s and addresses the question of why he is so enduringly popular. The lecture considers why his work has such resonance for... Read More

Sat Oct 19 2019
04:45 pm to 06:00 pm

Oct 21 2019

Level 3 Award In Food Safety and Hygiene

Oxford Town Hall , (Oxford City Council), Oxford, United Kingdom

RSPH - Level 3 Award in Supervising Food Safety and Hygiene A three-day intermediate course designed to equip supervisors and managers with the necessary knowledge and skills to ensure that their operation is conducted in a hygienic mann... Read More

Mon Oct 21 2019 at 09:00 am to Wed Oct 23 2019 at 05:00 pm

Oct 22 2019

“Are French Women True Feminists?”

Alliance Francaise D'oxford , 30 Polstead Road, OX2 6TN Oxford, Oxfordshire, Oxford, United Kingdom

Talk by Dr. Kate Kirkpatrick, Lecturer in Philosophy (King's College London) and author of “Becoming Beauvoir: A Life” Followed by a Q&A with Hélène Daouphars, BBC Producer & screening of her documentary ”#MeToo? The French Resistance”... Read More

Tue Oct 22 2019
05:30 pm to 07:00 pm

Oct 23 2019

The Breakup Monologues with Rosie Wilby

The Bullingdon , 162 Cowley Road, Oxford, United Kingdom

Join the audience for a chat show and podcast recording hosted by award-winning comedian and author Rosie Wilby. Joined by evolutionary anthropologist, broadcaster and writer Dr Anna Machin, historian Dr Sally Holloway and science communicator Charvy Nara... Read More

Wed Oct 23 2019
07:00 pm to 08:00 pm

Heroes and Villains

Arts at the Old Fire Station , 40 George Street, OX1 2AQ Oxford, Oxfordshire, Oxford, United Kingdom

For many people, veterans are either heroes – overcoming great odds and traumatic experiences in the service of their country – or villains, killing others to advance foreign policy goals. This event, hosted by Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre, challenges the... Read More

Wed Oct 23 2019
08:00 pm to 09:30 pm

Oct 24 2019

How Do Books Haunt Us?

Blackwell's Bookshop , 51 Broad Street, Oxford, United Kingdom

For twenty years New York Review Books Classics have been devoted to two causes: discovering important, previously untranslated books from all over the world and rediscovering wonderful books in English that have fallen into undeserved obscurity. Fiction... Read More

Thu Oct 24 2019
07:00 pm to 08:00 pm

Oct 25 2019

Passionate Machine | Oxford

Arts at the Old Fire Station , 40 George Street, OX1 2AQ Oxford, Oxfordshire, Oxford, United Kingdom

Remember P.E. Kit. Cancel free trial. Call mum. Everyone writes instructions to their future selves – but what if the future starts writing back? Rosy Carrick has to build a time machine – because her future self has already done so and is now stuck 100... Read More

Fri Oct 25 2019
07:30 pm to 08:40 pm

Oct 26 2019

"Punjab: Past, Present and Future," Punjab Research Group Conference, 2019

Haldane Room , Wolfson College , Oxford, United Kingdom

ANNOUNCEMENT ‘Punjab: Past, Present, Future’, Punjab Research Group Conference, October 26 (Saturday), 2019  The Punjab Research Group has been hosting conferences at least twice a year since 1984 and was established as an inclusive and all-e... Read More

Sat Oct 26 2019
09:00 am to 06:00 pm

Autumn Path of Freedom Weekend with Rigdzin Shikpo

St Margaret’s Hall , 30 Polstead Road , Oxford, United Kingdom

Path of Freedom Weekend A whole weekend of teaching and meditation instruction Teacher: Rigdzin Shikpo 'At the heart of being is a state of warmth and clarity that never changes. Although it is sometimes hidden from our... Read More

Sat Oct 26 2019 at 10:30 am to Sun Oct 27 2019 at 05:00 pm

Oct 28 2019

SIMON REEVE live at Oxford New Theatre

Oxford New Theatre , George Street, OX1 2AG Oxford, Oxfordshire, Oxford, United Kingdom

Simon Reeve's first-ever theatre tour has been EXTENDED DUE TO HUGE PUBLIC DEMAND into 2019 and to towns and cities not visited in 2018. Simon Reeve’s first-ever theatre tour Sold Out across the UK and the audience reaction was incredible. The tour featu... Read More

Mon Oct 28 2019
08:30 pm to 11:30 pm

Oct 30 2019

Anglo-Saxon Metre and Literary Studies

University of Oxford , Oxford, United Kingdom

In the thirty years since the publication of R. D. Fulk’s A History of Old English Meter, metrical theory has been brought to bear on questions of poetic style, textual dating, linguistics and language history, editing practice, manuscript analysis and sc... Read More

Wed Oct 30 2019
09:00 am to 06:30 pm

Book at Lunchtime: Chaucer: A European Life

TORCH Seminar Room , Radcliffe Humanities, Oxford OX2 6GG, Oxford, United Kingdom

Join us for the TORCH Book at Lunchtime event on Chaucer: A European Life by Professor Marion Turner. The event will begin with a free lunch at 12:30pm, with the discussion 1pm-2pm. Book at Lunchtime is a series of bite-sized book discussions held f... Read More

Wed Oct 30 2019
12:30 pm to 02:00 pm

In Conversation with Margaret Atwood at New Theatre - Oxford

Oxford New Theatre , George Street, OX1 2AG Oxford, Oxfordshire, Oxford, United Kingdom

On Tuesday, September 10th, the wait will be over….The Testaments, Margaret Atwood’s highly anticipated sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, will be revealed. The momentous literary event will be celebrated with an exclusive live cinema broadcast, as Fane Produ... Read More

Wed Oct 30 2019
08:30 pm to 10:00 pm

Oct 31 2019

Chelsea Kwakye & Ore Ogunbiyi - Taking Up Space

Blackwell's Bookshop , 48-51 Broad Street, Oxford, United Kingdom

Join us for a talk from the authors of the flagship 2019 release from #Merky Books... Read More

Thu Oct 31 2019
01:00 pm to 02:00 pm

Nov 02 2019

Philosophy in the Bookshop - Nigel Warburton and Teresa Bejan

Blackwell's Bookshop , 51 Broad Street, Oxford, United Kingdom

'Philosophy in the Bookshop' is our free monthly event that takes place on the first Saturday of the month and features Nigel Warburton interviewing a different author around their specialist subject. This month, Nigel will be in conversation with Teresa... Read More

Sat Nov 02 2019
11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Nov 04 2019

Pinocchio

Arts at the Old Fire Station , 40 George Street, OX1 2AQ Oxford, Oxfordshire, Oxford, United Kingdom

The misadventures of Pinocchio, the boy made of wood who longs to be a real child, are brought to the Oxford stage this November in a modern adaptation by Oxford Theatre Guild. Older children and adults both are bound to find this treat of puppetry, physi... Read More

Mon Nov 04 2019
08:30 pm to 10:30 pm

Nov 07 2019

The Pre-Raphaelites and Science

Oxford University Museum of Natural History , Parks Rd, Oxford, United Kingdom

Join us for an evening lecture exploring the scientific impulse of Pre-Raphaelite painting and poetry with John Holmes... Read More

Thu Nov 07 2019
06:30 pm to 07:30 pm

Nov 13 2019

Book at Lunchtime: India, Empire and First World War Culture

TORCH Seminar Room , Radcliffe Humanities, Oxford OX2 6GG, Oxford, United Kingdom

Join us for the TORCH Book at Lunchtime event on India, Empire and First World War Culture by Professor Santanu Das. The event will begin with a free lunch at 12:30pm, with the discussion 1pm-2pm. Book at Lunchtime is a series of bite-sized book dis... Read More

Wed Nov 13 2019
12:30 pm to 02:00 pm

Nov 14 2019

Artefacts of a Written World: A Workshop

Seminar Room , Radcliffe Humanities, OX3 6GG, Oxford, United Kingdom

Professors Martin Puchner (Harvard) and Peter D. McDonald (St Hugh’s) discuss the unforeseen convergences between The Written World: How Literature Shapes History (Granta) and Artefacts of Writing: Ideas of the State and Communities of Letters from Matthe... Read More

Thu Nov 14 2019
12:00 pm to 01:30 pm

Nov 15 2019

Enough! Mental health in the university - what can we do about it?

Herbertson Room , School of Geography and the Environment, Oxford University Centre for the Environment, Oxford, United Kingdom

We are all by now accustomed to coming across media articles, blogs, and twitter posts reminding us that ‘more academics and students have mental health problems than ever before,’ or that ‘half of UK academics are stressed and 40% thinking of leaving.’ T... Read More

Fri Nov 15 2019
12:15 pm to 05:15 pm

You Are One Of Us - Systemic Pedagogy with Marianne Franke

East Oxford Community Centre , 44 Princes Street, Oxford, United Kingdom

Systemic Insights and Solutions for Teachers, Social Workers and Parents A weekend with Marianne Franke-Griksch (author of "You Are One Of Us" - "Du Gehoerst Zu Uns"), internationally known and respected for bringing the systemic approa... Read More

Fri Nov 15 2019 at 07:00 pm to Sun Nov 17 2019 at 05:30 pm

Nov 23 2019

Gods of War – Reclaiming the Mars Warrior with John Green

Sutro Room , , Trinity College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Drive, will, aggression, masculinity; these words often have negative connotations in our modern world. Mars is in crisis right now as we struggle with criminality, patriarchy and high rates of male suicide. The warrior has been demoted to a safe fictiona... Read More

Sat Nov 23 2019
10:00 am to 05:00 pm

Nov 27 2019

Book at Lunchtime: Celebrity Culture and the Myth of Oceania

TORCH Seminar Room , Radcliffe Humanities, Oxford OX2 6GG, Oxford, United Kingdom

Join us for the TORCH Book at Lunchtime event on Celebrity Culture and the Myth of Oceania: Britain 1770-1823 by Dr Ruth Scobie. The event will begin with a free lunch at 12:30pm, with the discussion 1pm-2pm. Book at Lunchtime is a series of bite-si... Read More

Wed Nov 27 2019
12:30 pm to 02:00 pm

Dec 05 2019

Wilding – the return of nature to a British farm

Garden Quad , St John's College, St Giles', Oxford, United Kingdom

LAS CASAS INSTITUTE ANNUAL LECTURE 2019 Isabella Tree: WILDING - the return of nature to a British farm Isabella Tree is an award-winning travel writer and author, married to the conservationist Sir Charles Burrell. Together they have e... Read More

Thu Dec 05 2019
05:00 pm to 08:00 pm

Jan 04 2020

Philosophy in the Bookshop - Nigel Warburton and Jonathan Reé

Blackwell's Bookshop , 51 Broad Street, Oxford, United Kingdom

'Philosophy in the Bookshop' is our free monthly event that takes place on the first Saturday of every month. Public Philosopher, Author and host, Nigel Warburton interviews a different speaker about their chosen topic in our Philosophy Department. This m... Read More

Sat Jan 04 2020
11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Feb 01 2020

Philosophy in the Bookshop - Nigel Warburton and Andrew Copson

Blackwell's Bookshop , 51 Broad Street, Oxford, United Kingdom

Blackwell's is host to Philosophy in the Bookshop, A monthly series of Philosophy talks and discussions hosted by author and public philosopher, Nigel Warburton. This month, we are delighted to be welcoming Andrew Copson, Chief Executive of Humanists UK t... Read More

Sat Feb 01 2020
11:00 am to 12:00 pm

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