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What’s on in Oxford and across Oxfordshire this October

What to do in Oxford and across Oxfordshire.

Hello and welcome to your invaluable guide to what's on in Oxford and across Oxfordshire this October. 

This is a curated list of the top things to do in Oxford and across Oxfordshire this Month. Be sure to visit our What's on section where you'll find a full list of events in Oxford and across Oxfordshire as well as unmissable events beyond the county that would make for a great day out.

Lifelines: The woodcuts of Naoko Matsubara at the Ashmolean

Lifelines: The woodcuts of Naoko Matsubara at the Ashmolean

Until 06 October 2019
A free display of over 40 dynamic woodcuts selected to showcase the remarkable career of Naoko Matsubara.
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Henley Literary Festival 2019

Henley Literary Festival 2019

28 September to 06 October
One of the UK’s biggest book festivals bringing together punters and pundits in an annual meeting-of-minds.
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Grease The Musical at New Theatre Oxford

Grease The Musical at New Theatre Oxford

01 to 05 October
The brand-new production of the world’s best-loved musical - and it's grittier and more glamorous than ever before.
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The Songs of Stevie Wonder starring Beverley Knight Concert at New Theatre Oxford

The Songs of Stevie Wonder starring Beverley Knight

06 October
Multi-award-winning soul singer Beverley Knight will be recreating the memorable London Palladium performance in Oxford.
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Oxford Chamber Music Festival 2019

Oxford Chamber Music Festival 2019

08 to 12 October
Experience the unique Oxford Chamber Music Festival 2019 atmosphere, and hear this world-class gathering in atmospheric and unusual venues all around Oxford.
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Oxford Lieder Festival 2019

Oxford Lieder Festival 2019

11 to 26 October
An extravaganza of song now well established as one of the leading festivals of its kind in the world.
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Thame Arts and Literature Festival 2019 (TAL Festival 2019)

Thame Arts and Literature Festival 2019

17 to 20 October
Author Talks, Music, Literature, Plays, Readings, Debates and much more in venues across Thame in Oxfordshire.
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IF Oxford Science + Ideas Festival 2019

IF Oxford Science + Ideas Festival 2019

18 to 28 October
11 days for everyone to explore science, ideas and creativity with a mix of live, face-to-face events and digital media events all around Oxford
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Oxford Beer & Cider Festival 2019 at Oxford Town Hall

Oxford Beer & Cider Festival 2019

24 to 26 October
The Oxford Branch will be holding its 22nd CAMRA Beer & Cider Festival in Oxford Town Hall with 130 real ales and 50 ciders and perries.
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Didcot Food Festival 2019 at Didcot Civic Hall

Didcot Food Festival 2019

26 & 27 October
Organised by Christine Wallace (a quarter-finalist in the 2013 Great British Bake off), if you love food, this is not an event to be missed.
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