The Oxfordshire Christmas Extravaganza!

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On Friday this week, we’re teaming up with Ox In A Box to celebrate all things local, with a live afternoon of festive fun! 

You can find us – Rosie, Anna, Katherine & Sarah on the Independent Oxford YouTube channel & both the Independent Oxford & Ox In A Box Facebook pages, where we’ll be exploring the best ways to keep everyone entertained this Christmas, while encouraging everyone to eat local, shop local, drink local and support our local businesses.

The Oxfordshire Christmas Extravaganza

Here’s what we have coming up in the show! >>

Festive Fun

From 2 pm we’ll be announcing how you can enter our awesome Christmas Hamper Competition, finding out a bit more about the us, and what Katherine has on her post lockdown foodie wish list! We’ll also be hearing from Jessie at Jessie’s Art Shed on her top tips for Christmas crafting, Sarah from Mostly Books will be sharing ideas for Christmas reading and gifting, and the Ultimate Picture Palace will be sharing their must see Christmas films, plus lots more ideas for festive fun this December!


Christmas crafting with Jessie’s Art Shed

Mostly Books Abingdon

Book recommendations from Mostly Books

Ultimate Picture Palace Oxford

Christmas film inspo from the Ultimate Picture Palace

Christmas Gift Guide

At 3 pm Anna and I will be sharing our indie ideas for Christmas gifting, with our Christmas Gift Guide! Join us as we reveal what’s under the Indie Oxford Christmas tree this year, plus there will be Christmas decorating tips from The Oxford Weaving Studio, and Jane at Bicycle Blooms will be talking about her Christmas Wreath Kits.

Shop at the Old Fire Station Oxford

Christmas gift ideas from Shop at the Old Fire Station, Custom Made, Fairtrade St Michaels, Team Tea, Sander of Oxford, Objects of Use and a lots more brilliant indies too!

Oxford Weaving Studio

Christmas decorations with Oxford Weaving Studio

Bicycle Blooms wreath kit

Christmas Wreath Kits with Bicycle Blooms

Christmas Food

From 4 pm Katherine and Sarah from Ox In A Box will be taking over the reigns, and they’ll be sharing top tips for making the best Christmas food from chefs at restaurants across the county including 215, the White Hart at Whytham, and The Mole, as well as foodie inspiration from Waste 2 Taste and Happy Cakes.

215 Oxford

Christmas food inspiration from chefs including Paul Welburn at 215.

waste2taste oxford

Veggie Christmas food tips from Waste2Taste

Christmas Cupcakes Happy Cakes

Christmas Cupcake inspo from Happy Cakes

Happy Hour!

Join us for a festive tipple at 5 pm, when Katherine and Sarah will be wine tasting with Grape Minds, getting Christmas drinks ideas from The Oxford Wine Company, and gin tasting with Collagin, plus lots more inspiration to help you have a merry Christmas!

Grape Minds Oxford

Wine tasting with Grape Minds

The Oxford Wine Company

Christmas drinks with The Oxford Wine Company

The Oxfordshire Christmas Extravaganza!

Gin tasting with Collagin

So put your feet up and enjoy an afternoon of festive fun with Indie Oxford and Ox In A Box.

So join us on Facebook or YouTube from 2 pm-6 pm on Friday 27th November, for your antidote to lockdown 2.0, and celebrate local this Black Friday!

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