10 Things To Do In Oxford: MARCH 2023

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Longer days, brighter skies, spring is on it’s way, and with that a burgeoning scene of indie events in Oxford.

Here’s the Independent Oxford top tips for things to do in Oxford this March.


Indie Oxford Spring Market

Indie Oxford Spring Market

Join us at Tap Social’s Tap Room in Botley for an awesome Spring Market jam packed with brilliant indie stalls, (just in time for Mother’s Day!)

FAMILY FRIENDLY – bring the kids to come and join House of Fun in their free craft corner to make a Mother’s Day paper bouquet.

PLUS Tap will be bringing the pizzas, beers, vibes and freshly baked goodies from Proof.

Saturday 18th March 11 am – 5 pm

The Missing Bean Oxford

The return of the ever popular Missing Bean Cupping Night!

Taste your way through Missing Bean’s entire selection of coffee’s, whether you’re an experienced coffee connoisseur looking to hone your skills, or a newbie to the coffee world who’s interested to learn more.

Hosted by Head of Coffee and Qualified Arabica Q-Grader, Silviu, who will introduce you to the world of coffee sourcing, roasting, tasting and brewing.

8th March 18:00 – 20:00

Spaces are limited so email to book now

Tap Social Oxford

The Spin presents: an evening celebrating Joni Mitchell featuring Hattie Whitehead @ Tap Social

Taking on the role of Joni Mitchell, Hattie Whitehead has all the bases covered: not only does she deliver the songs with the conviction, sincerity and beauty of Joni…but she also plays guitar in an authentic Joni-esque manner!! Hattie will, again be backed by a further 6 musicians!!

The first show sold out in less than 24 hours! This will be a great night of gorgeous music.

1st March 19:30

Book now

Arts at The Old Fire Station Oxford

The Old fire station welcomes one of the UK’s most exciting comedians

Fern Brady: Autistic Bikini Queen, is currently proving to be one of Taskmasters most popular contestants, adding extra tour dates of her fifth solo show Autistic Bikini Queen. This comes hot off the heels of her previous sell-out show Power & Chaos which was filmed as a special and broadcast on BBC One.

4th March 20:00

Find tickets


An exhilarating group show exploring ideas through print

Sarah Wiseman Gallery is delighted to announce ‘Colour Balance’ a group show featuring four contemporary printmakers. Hetty Haxworth, Emma Studd, Kate Watkins, and Claire Willberg each create abstracted works using a variety of printmaking techniques and with a range of influences.

25th February – 25th March


Learn to crochet with Oxford Yarn Store

Crochet is hugely popular right now, and rightly so. It is versatile, portable and a great way to create lovely garments, throws, accessories, and toys. In this class you will learn the basic crochet stitches and how to read a pattern as you create the classic crochet building block – a Granny Square!

25th March 10:15 – 13:15

Book now


A compilation of excellent stand-up comedians from the award-winning Jericho Comedy

With a friendly and relaxed atmosphere, Saturdays at Common Ground are one of the best places to see live comedy around.  With a different mix of comedians on every show we have your Saturdays sorted for you.

Multiple dates throughout March 19:15

Get your tickets

Treehouse Festival Oxfordshire

It’s time to get creative, relax and enjoy a glass of wine

Don’t miss Every Body Studio and Oxford artist Julia Thaxton‘s regular drawing club – Flex your creative muscles and take to the floor to join the yoga experience with drawing… and don’t worry, there will be cushions and chairs available in case your knees start to creak!

You don’t need to be an artist to enjoy this session: it will be all about taking drawing back to basics and having fun with experimental techniques.

25th March 17:30 – 19:00

Head to their website for full details and to book


Neve's Bees

Marketing with a Mission Masterclass: Secrets of Selling

How to maximise the impact and return of your routes to market with Julie Macken, Co-Founder of Neve’s Bees at the Old Fire Station.

In this session you will learn about the ‘4 Ps of Marketing’ and the importance of optimal ‘Place’ and ‘Price’ for your product or service to maximise the impact and sales of your organisation.  Pricing your offering is one of the key ways your enterprise can bring in the money needed to prosper.

16th March 10:00 – 12:30

Book your free spot here

IWD Panel Discussion

International Women’s Day Panel Discussion

In this online session, hear from an inspiring panel of female founders on their experience of securing funding for their businesses and their tips for funding yours.

eScalate has partnered with the University of Oxford’s IDEA Programme to bring you a special online panel discussion for International Women’s Day 2023 with an inspiring line up of female entrepreneurs from impact businesses, sharing their experience of securing funding for their organisations, and discussing this year’s theme #EmbraceEquity.

Thursday 2nd March 12:00 – 13:30

Reserve a free spot

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.

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