What’s on in Oxford and across Oxfordshire this August

From outdoor food and music festivals to exciting new shows and exhibitions - here’s your invaluable guide to some of the best events and things to do in Oxford and across Oxfordshire this August.

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New public park and street at Oxford North given green light

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Canalside public park and street at Oxford North given green light

The reserved matters application (RMA) for Oxford North’s Canalside public park and residential street has been resolved to be approved by Oxford City Council’s planning committee.

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Best outdoor theatre in Oxfordshire this summer

Blankets and fold-up chairs at the ready; these are the best outdoor theatre in Oxfordshire this summer. From kid-friendly shows to popular classics, you’ve got plenty to pick from this year.

Al fresco dining

50+ restaurants in Oxford and beyond for al fresco dining this summer

50+ restaurants in Oxford and beyond for al fresco dining this summer

Summer is here! It’s time to soak up all the vitamin D you can get with some for al fresco dining. Here are some of our favourite places to eat outdoors in Oxford and beyond.
Recipes for alfresco dining

50+ delicious recipes for al fresco dining at home

Make the most of the warm weather with our collection of delicious al fresco recipes; from shareable starters to delicious desserts, there is no better way to enjoy food.

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Cultural day trip: The best musicals & theatre shows in London for summer 2022

If you’re looking to go on a cultural day trip beyond Oxfordshire this summer, these musicals and theatre shows in London make for a brilliant day out.