What’s on

Oxford Green week – attend our film and tours free of charge

Monday 19 June Various. Sheldonian Theatre, St Luke's Chapel

Oxford Green Week is a city-wide summer festival which uses culture, creativity and community to inspire local people to take action against climate change. It’s a celebration of all things good and green in our city and aims to show local people how they can save money, get fit and be happy whilst being kind to the environment. We have worked with the University's Sustainability team to plan some events which you can attend free of charge...

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Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra – Water Music

Saturday 1 July 7.30pm. Sheldonian Theatre

From stormy seas to royal sojourns down the Thames, Baroque composers illustrated waterscapes of all kinds. Alongside concerti grossi by Bach, Marios Papadopoulos directs the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra in an evening of maritime-inspired gems from the eighteenth century.

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The Spooky Men’s Chorale

Friday 7 July 7.30pm. Sheldonian Theatre

It is not possible to state when the existence of the Spooky Men first came to light. Early settlers in the Australian Blue Mountains reported attacks on livestock and evidence of scats and the occasional pawprint. It is only in recent years that sceptics have been disabused of the notion that the Spooky Men’s Chorale is the stuff of fanciful legend.

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City of Sheffield Youth Orchestra

Monday 31 July 7.30pm. Sheldonian Theatre

Come and hear Sheffield's sparkling and dynamic youth orchestra perform Mahler's epic 6th Symphony in the beautiful surroundings of Oxford's Sheldonian Theatre as part of their summer tour.

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The Great Oxford Gin Festival

Saturday 5 August 12:00 and 18:00. Examination Schools

Yes, you heard right, a gin festival is coming to Oxford. Prepare to have your taste buds tantalised by 120 different gins from around the world! Tickets are only £10 and includes a goodie bag. Find out more...

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Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra present Sir Andras Schiff

Saturday 5 August 8.00pm. Sheldonian Theatre

'For the profit and use of musical youth desirous of learning' wrote J.S. Bach on the title page of his labyrinthine compendium The Well-Tempered Clavier. The twenty-four préludes and fugues of Book 1 offer an inexhaustible variety of musical ideas and contrapuntal experimentation.

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