10 Things To Do In Oxford: July 2023
Get your summer off to a sizzling start and celebrate warm al fresco days in Oxford with an awesome line up of indie events across the county.
Here’s the Independent Oxford top tips for things to do in Oxford this July. >>
Treehouse music festival is a small, perfectly formed music festival in the heart of Oxfordshire’s countryside. Centred around Tom’s magnificent Treehouse in the heart of our woodland site, Treehouse Music Festival offers 4 days of the UK’s best independent musical talent across three stages.
Prepare to be captivated by mesmerizing performances, uncover hidden musical gems, and embrace the enchanting atmosphere that only a Treehouse paradise can offer.
Make memories you’ll cherish forever.
6th – 9th July
The Whitehouse by Tap Social are hosting part of this years Oxford Festival Fringe Preview Comedy Festival, a month-long comedy festival in July featuring the best and boldest voices in UK comedy.
Comedian du jour, Alison Spittle is simmering with jokes and probably rage, she doesn’t know what the burning sensation is. This silly goose has appeared on on Off Menu, You’re Dead To Me, Guilty Feminist, The Gargle and co-host of BBC Sounds Wheel of Misfortune podcast with Kerry Katona.
16th July 19:00
Come to Modern Art Oxford and share your ideas for Oxford’s music scene, and help work out what can be done to change things for the better.
This will be an opportunity to continue exploring the ideas that came up in the first gathering, and share updates on any changes or progress in the last few months.
1st July 10:00
Find out full information and secure your free tickets now
The 6th instalment, all day musical fundraisers for friends YWMP – the Oxford based charity working with young women and non-binary people and creating safe spaces for them to make music and more!
This will be a special all-dayer with 2 stages at the amazing Tap Social space in Botley – come down and celebrate the scene and enjoy a true line-up of ace musicians.
15th July 13:00
Find out the line-up and get your tickets now
BOUNDARY ENCOUNTERS AT MODERN ART OXFORD
Come together for this summer collaboration with artists and communities, featuring new commissions, residencies and live events.
Modern Art Oxford invites you to relax, reflect and take part as they open their gallery spaces up for exploration and participation.
Connecting multiple perspectives, histories and wide-ranging areas of interest, Boundary Encounters celebrates visitors, staff and artists alike as participants in a continuous exchange.
22nd July – 29th October
THE MAKER SPACE BEADED FLOWER BRACELET WORKSHOP
Head over to The Maker Space to learn the art of bead weaving on this relaxing one day workshop. Penny will teach you how to use a needle and thread to create a pretty floral bracelet from seed beads and superduos.
Suitable for all levels.
Seed beads and superduos for one bracelet included in the workshop.
1st July 10:00 – 16:00
Sarah Wiseman Gallery has a visual treat in store for you this summer. Welcoming new art works by favourite gallery artists for the annual Summer Exhibition 15th July – 31st August.
Come and celebrate the exhibition launch with a Pimm’s!
15th July 12:00 – 17:00
SUMMER EVENTS AT CHERWELL BOATHOUSE
The iconic Oxford punt station and restaurant on the banks of the river Cherwell has a packed events schedule this summer.
Opera on the riverfront. A live show from the river, with a light summer tasting menu and matched wine.
4th July 19:00
Quinta de la Rosa tasting dinner hosted by Sophia Berquvist (Owner of the Portuguese vineyard)
INDIE OXFORD WINE TASTING MEET UP
A get together for Indie Oxford members to connect and find support from the community.
A chance for Indie Oxford members to meet up, share news, find collaborative opportunities and get support, PLUS an awesome opportunity to check out the new Summertown Wine Bar with a special guided wine tasting of four summer wines!
19th July 18:00 – 20:00
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This event at Flo’s – The Place in the Park is for organisations and businesses in the social impact space in Oxfordshire to celebrate the power of community and collaboration.
Exploring collaboration opportunities, sharing ideas, looking at ways of supporting each other, and creating meaningful actions and next steps.
Fadia’s Feasts will be providing food and drinks for attendees.
12th July 18:00 – 21:00
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 local indies is by sharing their posts online and leaving reviews on Google and Facebook. Also, be sure to use #indieoxford on Instagram and Twitter.