What to do in Oxfordshire: October 2022
It’s goodbye Summer and hello Autumn here in Oxfordshire, and we’re not mad about it. Hello cosy season!
We’ve lined up some local events for you if you’re looking for some inspiration for the month ahead. Head to our events page to see what else is happening in the indie network.
The Autumn Festival is back at Blenheim Palace this weekend, 1st & 2nd October, for a celebration of all things local, seasonal and creative.
It’s a chance to celebrate harvest with an awesome indie market, live music, family games, theatre and circus entertainments and much more, with late opening until 7.30 pm on Saturday.
Devised by acclaimed creative designers CLW Event Design, the event is a re-imagining of the traditional Harvest and Michaelmas Festivals, with a decidedly modern green twist.
There will be artisan and food markets, workshops, demonstrations and a packed programme of talks and guided activities as well as live entertainment.
Every Body Studio Drawing Workshop
Julia Thaxton hosts this drawing workshop on –
You don’t need to be an artist to enjoy this session: they will be taking drawing back to basics and having fun with experimental techniques.
More info here.
Creativity Found host “You’re Never Too Old”
You’re never too old, with Great Pottery Throw Down finalist Peter White takes place online on Tue, 25 October, 10:30am – 11:30am.
Join Creativity Found to find out how Peter went from engineer to art teacher, heart attack to mature art student, nervous contestant to television star, and hear why he believes you are never too old to try new things.
Cosy pub vibes at The White House by Tap Social
Tap Social host weekly pub quizzes every Tuesday, and regular live music, this month featuring Tony Batey’s Blues Session on the 11th and Oxford Improvisers on the 21st, and Oxford On Board, board game meet-up on the 25th.
Students, head to the White House Monday from 5-9pm for 50% off their pub classics menu when you buy a pint of Tap Social beer. Show your student card when you order.
See the full line-up and found out more here.
Also check out the line-up down at The Tap Room here.
A date for your diary!
The Indie Oxford Christmas x Tap Social Christmas Market is back this year on Saturday 26th November, 11am – 5pm at the Tap Social Taproom.
There’ll be an awesome selection of local indie stalls, plus street food, seasonal drinks and freshly baked goodies from Proof, the new social bakehouse from Tap Social and Missing Bean. Keep an eye out for more info on the blog and social media.