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Hip Hop History Tour - Afrika Bambaataa, Sat 29th Nov
O2 Academy Oxford, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4 1UE
Congo Natty + Nanci & Phoebe + Dirty Dike, Sat 8th Nov
O2 Academy Oxford, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4 1UE
Doh Mix Meh Up, Sat 1st Nov
Old Fire Station, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1 2AQ
Kirk Fletcher w/ Katie Bradley Band, Mon 3rd Nov
The Art Bar (formerly The Bullingdon), Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4 1UE
WHO CARES Concert for Carers, Thu 13th Nov
Old Fire Station, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1 2AQ

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Casino boost for 160 Appeal
Event organisers have recently pledged thousands of pounds to help local cause the 160 Appeal with funds raised at a Christmas casino event....
THE RAT PACK VEGAS SPECTACULAR SHOW
It’s nostalgia all the way as the "Purveyors of Cool" swing into Reading’s Hexagon Theatre on Wednesday  September 17 with a sensationa...
Oxford Open Doors
Oxford Open Doors at Oxford Castle Quarter September 13 and 14 Over the weekend of September 13 and 14, the city of Oxford will open its doo...

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Have a drink with us to celebrate 100 issues!
You didn’t think that we would pass up the opportunity to celebrate our 100th edition without having a few drinks with our readers, did yo...
Dobet Gnahoré comes to South Street in Reading
Following a mesmerising headline show at this summer’s Songlines Festival, Grammy-winner and BBC Radio 3 World Music Award nominee Dobet ...
Wiltshire band Wings of Forever to storm Bristol
Wiltshire based band Wings of Forever will be supporting the awesome DragonForce this Saturday (Oct 4) at The Thekla in Bristol. Wings ...
 

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Groovers on Manouevres - The Cottonettes
By Sid Siddle of Club Velocity The Cottonettes are a proper modern punk band.In attitude-spirit and of course music. They are not some stuc...
Groovers on Manouevres - Francis Pugh and The Whisky Singers
By David Murphy There are six members of Francis Pugh and the Whisky Singers.  None of them is called Francis Pugh, but they have been in v...
A Monkey’s Shuffle....
Bob Dylan once sang, “the times, they are a-changin’”, a late sixties sentiment hailing cultural change that suddenly seems very appro...

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avatar Shhh! It's Electric Motorsport
Electric cars have faced an uphill struggle for over thirty years trying to tout themselves as a legitimate alternative to fossil fuels. The...
avatar Remembering MSN Messenger
After being quietly closed down around the world, the last known users of MSN Messenger, China, were finally decommissioned meaning the once...
avatar What did you want to be when you were sixteen?
A review of Adam Crosland's book 'When I was sixteen I wanted to be Graham Coxon'. In the frothy, warm wake of his previous two books ‘If ...
 

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Wychwood Go With The Quo
Status Quo have swapped rock n’ roll for rhythm and booze by getting together with Wychwood Brewery in Oxfordshire to produce their own be...
Who will be Abingdon’s Head of the River?
That there Thames liked to spread it about a bit over the winter but this month you’ll be able to see humans once again conquering the riv...
Prepare to be schooled in the ways of rock
Gaz Saunders gets about a bit. The musician is not only the current manager of the fantastic George Wilding, who is courting interest from S...

more »Food and Drink

Rugby and beer - the perfect combination....
Marlborough Rugby Club has had a bit of a facelift. We’re not talking the actual players. They’ve not all gone out and had plastic surg...
Fancy being on Come Dine With Me Couples?
Channel 4's Come Dine With Me Couples are looking for fantastic food-loving couples from SWINDON to apply for the show. The second series ...
International Pan of Mystery - Avocados
Native to central America, but now grown successfully anywhere there’s a bit of sunshine – the Avocado is a truly remarkable ingredient....