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Nightmare at the Museum!

Halloween is creeping up on us, so why not get your freak on by visiting some of the most hair-raising museums around the UK...

Enrol for a History of Magic Lesson…

If you’re too impatient to wait until Halloween to delve into the world of witches, magic and mystery, then why not get started early with a trip to the Ashmolean’s “Spellbound” exhibition!

“It was a fascinating journey of discovery…”

We caught up with Alexander Whitley to find out about his latest work “8 minutes”, a choreographic space odyssey inspired by solar imagery and created in collaboration with IF Oxford and STFC RAL Space.

Top 5 Poetical Pursuits

Today is National Poetry Day, and to celebrate, you could do a lot verse than visiting one of our Top 5 events and venues to get your literary juices flowing.

Oxford on a Budget

Here’s how to get the most out of this magical city in a day for under £20.

Cause we are living in a Bacterial World!

We chatted to Professor Paul Smith, Director of Oxford Museum of Natural History, about the upcoming Bacterial World exhibition, which seeks to address the misconception that bacteria is something you need to clean off your kitchen surface!

“A Defiant Flippancy”: An Interview with George Kemp

We chatted to actor George Kemp about his role in “The Wipers Times” a comedic play by Ian Hislop and Nick Newman about a satirical magazine set up in the WW1 trenches.

“Happiness has got to be paid for”

Following their adaptation of the renowned totalitarian regime in Orwell’s 1984 at the Oxford Mathematical Institute last year, Creation Theatre take on another dystopian novel in their adaption of Brave New World at Oxford’s Westgate Centre.

Summer Family Fun in Oxfordshire

From mischievous bunnies bouncing around museums, to fairy tale trails around enchanted gardens, there’s a plethora of events going on in Oxfordshire this summer which are perfect for all the family.

A Slice Through the World: Contemporary Artists’ Drawings

Modern Art Oxford’s latest exhibition demonstrates how the art of drawing is still prevalent in the digital age, and how it responds to contemporary issues.

America’s Cool Modernism at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

The term “cool” has many connotations. But the Ashmolean’s latest exhibition isn’t referring to low temperature, this is American Cool in reference to a sense of detachment to the modern world exhibited by a range of 20s and 30s American modern artists.

What to See at Oxford’s Offbeat Festival

Try something out of your comfort zone at Oxford’s festival for brand new theatre, comedy and dance!

The UK's Best Summer Art Exhibitions

You don’t have to be in the capital to discover fascinating art! We’ve rounded up some of the most intriguing out-of-London art exhibitions this summer.

A Guide to the UK's Best Rooftop Bars

Get drinking alfresco style with our guide to the best rooftop bars!

An Interview with Flower Show Manager Mig Kimpton

We chat to flower show manager Mig Kimpton ahead of Blenheim Palace Flower Show!

Spring Flower Shows

The best places to get your fill of flowers and green-fingered fun.

Top 5 Libraries to Visit in the UK

Whether you want to enjoy the architecture, nosy at the books or just sit quietly amongst some literature, the UK has both historic and modern libraries on offer.

National Sticky Bun Day: Top 5 Sticky Buns in the UK

Knowing that that 21 Feb is dedicated to Sticky Buns and their excellence cheers us on our darkest days. Here's our pick of where to go on Sticky Bun Day.

Things to do Chinese New Year 2018

Chinese New Year officially takes place on the 16 February - here are the best ways to celebrate, wherever you are.

The UK’s Best Music Tours to Catch in 2018

Here's a look at some of the best gigs happening in the UK this year.

Joseph Morpurgo: An Interview

We talk to Joseph Morpurgo, the comical genius behind the UK's wackiest new show, Hammerhead, about what to expect on his upcoming tour.

Snowflake Books: An Interview

We talk to this independent publishing company about their beautiful books and the lack of diversity in publishing.

Top 5 Dry January Activities in Oxford

Step away from the booze and distract yourself with a trip to the theatre or a disco at your local ice rink.

The Best Record Shop Cafés in England

Pop in to one of these for all of your caffeine-fuelled musical needs.

Favourite Days Out in Oxford

We talk to people about some of their favourite things to do in Oxford.

'Hannah Ryggen: Woven Histories' at Modern Art Oxford

“On walking into this exhibition it is impossible not to be immediately struck by the technical intricacy and skill involved.” Don’t miss the first major solo presentation of one of Scandinavia’s most outstanding artistic figures.

'Lenin: Leader of the Russian Revolution’ at The North Wall

From pictures of Lenin as a child to posters produced by his government, this is an exhibition not to be missed.

VIDEO: Best Things About Oxford

From academia and art to the stunning architecture, locals share their favourite things about the University city.

'Slanguages' Exhibition at The Buttery

Discover how languages are propelling British grime, comedy and percussion.

Best Coffee Spots In Oxford

In need of a pick me-up? Satisfy you caffeine cravings with a local’s guide to the best cafes and coffee shops in Oxford.

VIDEO: Oxford's Hidden Gems

Culture Calling hit the streets of Oxford to find out the city's best hidden gems.

VIDEO: Discover Oxford Castle Unlocked

Discover the beautiful ruins of Oxford Castle, located in the heart of the historic city.

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