10 Things To Do In Oxford: April 2023
Oxford is full of the joys of spring and has a myriad of indie events popping up all across the county.
Here’s the Independent Oxford top tips for things to do in Oxford this April .>>
Mindfulness for stress online course
Are you feeling stressed, worried or burnt out?
Do you struggle to slow down or switch off?
Learn evidence-based mindfulness tools for coping better with daily stresses, over eight weekly online sessions.
Helping participants experience:
Less stress, anxiety & overthinking
More connection with others
Healthier strategies for managing challenges
Tuesdays 18th April – 6th June 19:00 – 21:00
Spring wellbeing morning retreat and lunch
Need some time and space for some real self care?
Wondering what things actually help you and how to fit them into your life?
Take some time to learn practical, tailor-made self care to help you keep going, even when life gets challenging and busy.
Enjoy the peaceful surroundings of St Ethelwold’s House and gardens for a gentle morning of mindfulness guided by Sally Harris and coaching activities led by Lynne Davies-Craine.
23rd April 10:00 – 13:30
Easter Ceilidh guaranteeing a night of dancing
Following the success of Burn’s Night Ceilidh in January, The Ceilidh Tree are heading back to Tap Social for an Easter Ceilidh!
Another wild night of fabulous fiddles, electrifying accordions, and amazing calls that will get any dancer (whether a beginner or a veteran barn dancer) spinning and cheering on the dancefloor.
10th April 19:30 – 00:00
Find out full information and get tickets now
First Friday at Flo’s: Step into Spring
Head to Flo’s for the first Friday event, with delicious food, children’s story telling and a fire pit to sit around and chat to friends.
Refil shop and cafe open until 7, beer and wine available, plus there is make your own Pizza and yummy BBQ.
7th April 16:00 – 19:00
The countdown is on to Marmalade Festival
Marmalade: a place for social change and collaboration, focused on relationships, power and place. An open collaboration between different individuals and organisations in Oxford, who come together to help shape a better Oxford.
Over 60 events across 6 venues over 4 days… Plenty to choose from, so get booking!
11- 14th April 09:00 – 21:00
Movie marathon at the Ultimate Picture Palace
Celebrate (Middle) Earth Day with back-to-back screenings of all three extended editions from Peter Jackson’s monumental Lord of the Rings Trilogy.
With its incredible cast of characters, unmatched storytelling, epic battles, and stunning scenery, Peter Jackson’s trilogy, based on J. R. R. Tolkien’s legendary novel, is one of the great cinematic achievements of the 21st century.
22nd April 09:30 – 00:00
Check out the itinerary and find tickets now
Sound Bath, a relaxing, immersive experience
Give yourself permission for deep rest this weekend. The Sound meditation invites relaxation and has been shown to improve many aspects of mental, physical, emotional and spiritual health. Each person’s experience is unique. Come along and experience it for yourself.
16th April 17:00 – 18:30
Head to the website for full details and to book
Easter camp excitement with House of Fun
School holidays are the perfect time for kids to just have fun.
House of Fun camps offer a wide range of supervised activities designed to help boost your child’s self-esteem, whether they enjoy cookery, arts & crafts or sports, there is plenty to choose from.
Bring on the fun!
Find full camp information and book now
Indie Oxford Meet Up
A get together for Indie Oxford members to find support, explore opportunities, and connect with other indie business owners.
For this meet up, we’re heading outside (weather permitting!). We’ll start at the St Aldates gate of Christ Church Meadow, and take a stroll before heading to a city centre pub.
Being in nature can inspire creativity and thinking outside the box. Walking and talking is a great way to build connections and relationships with other indie business owners too.
19th April 17:30 – 19:30
Book your tickets here
Oxfordshire Recruitment Revolution
Join other social impact organisations in Oxfordshire at Tap Social Movement for this recruitment revolution.
This event will help you to develop recruitment and workforce development strategies to enable greater employee retention and help to drive a revolution in the sector.
Hear inspiring best practice examples from local social impact organisations, and explore solutions to help your business find and retain the staff you need to be successful and grow.
27th April 10:00 – 14:00
Head to our events page to see what else is happening in the indie network.
Planning on attending one of these events? A great way to support your local indie’s is by sharing their content online and leaving reviews on Google and Facebook. Also, be sure to use #indieoxford on Instagram and Twitter.