Take a Punt at These Upcoming Events in Oxford
Summers in Oxford are traditionally spent taking leisurely strolls around the picturesque university parks or punting on the river in the sunshine but this year, there are a number of special events for you to enjoy with friends and family during your visit.
Sink Your Teeth into the Oxford Food Festival
Michelin star chefs, street food, and a chili eating competition await you, but for something a little more exclusive, indulge in the Dec Noir VIP experience on arrival.
Date: 2nd – 4th September 2016
… or grab a bite at the Bitten Street Food Market
Running throughout August and September, craft beers, signature cocktails and a range of live acts and resident DJs will be hitting the Bitten Backyard this summer.
Date: 6th August and 3rd September 2016
Indulge in the Oxford Proms
Relax in one of Oxford’s stunning concert halls and let the sound of classical melodies fill your ears on balmy summer evenings.
Date: Saturday 20th – Saturday 27th August 2016
Shout Out to Shakespeare
The Shakespeare Oxford 2016 festival, which marks 140 years since the death of our beloved bard, runs all year and boasts a range of exciting events and workshops. Check out their schedule for details.
Date: April – November 2016
Festival for Free
Peace in the Park Festival is a completely free, cultural extravaganza of authors, musicians and speakers for all to enjoy. Stay at one of the finest hotels in Oxford during your visit to the festival.
Date: 27th – 29th August 2016
Let Interiors Entice You
The Venture into the Interior exhibition at the Museum of Oxford brings you bright pieces from Jim Vincent, reflective of both interiors of the home and the mind…
Date: 2nd – 30th August 2016
Enjoy Something for the Little Ones
The two most exciting family events next up in Oxford’s calendar are the Cutteslowe Playday, organised by the OPA, on 20th August and the Slime-Making Workshop Family Day. If neither of those tickle your fancy though, they have plenty of other events to enjoy throughout the next month or so.
Date: August 2016
Run, Rabbit! Run!
As the weather cools, runners will get ready to be put through their paces in the Oxford Half Marathon – head down to cheer them on or treat them to a stay at the most relaxing of hotels in Oxford to rest and recover.
Date: 9th October 2016
Oxford is the perfect destination for a weekend away, so once you have checked into one of the most charming hotels Oxford has ever seen, head out and explore the city in the sunshine.