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A Nerd’s Last Word – Recycling Life

Recycling isn’t sexy. No matter how hard I tried to make it sexy, the supervisors at my local recycling plant just didn’t take well to my saucy strut or my ass-less chaps. To be honest, the council haven’t been trying very hard to sexify recycling and seem to spend most of their time either telling us we’re killing the planet...

Nearly Noel Gallagher’s High Flyin’ Birdz are diving into the O2 Academy in Oxford on their UK tour

Proving that it's not just your mum's favourite bands that have tribute acts these days, Nearly Noel Gallagher's High Flyin' Birdz are touring the length and breadth of the UK in February 2017, paying tribute to Britpop royalty. Nearly Noel passionately and accurately pay homage to both of Noel Gallagher’s solo albums as well as the best Oasis classics from...

The Wanted’s Tom Parker to star in Grease at Oxford New Theatre in March and April

Prepare to hold back the throngs of screaming teenagers, as Tom Parker from boy-band The Wanted has been announced as one of the stars of Grease, which starts at Oxford New Theatre on March 28. The original West End production of the electrifying musical, Grease, lights up the UK once again as it embarks on a national tour, coming to...

Take a look behind the scenes at Salisbury Playhouse as they open the stage door for the general public

Salisbury Playhouse, recently announced as the most welcoming theatre in the south west, is throwing open its doors and inviting everyone to take a look behind the scenes on Saturday 29 October at the FREE Salisbury Playhouse Open Day. Visitors will be able to take part in backstage tours to meet the teams who make sets and costumes, take a...

Salisbury Arts Centre is getting redecorated with The Magic Paintbrush in October

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Springs Dance Company are bringing their new family show 'The Magic Paintbrush' to Salisbury Arts Centre on October 25. Exploding with energy, surprises and giggles it retells a classic folktale, pitting an imaginative young artist against the mighty shadow of greed – with a quirky beatboxing soundtrack and colourful video design. The company are also running a workshop between the 11am and...

Alt-rockers The Hunna come to Oxford’s O2 Academy in January

Following a sold out twelve-date headline tour this month, The Hunna have announced another highly anticipated UK tour, including Oxford's O2 Academy2 on January 25. The news follows the release of their debut album 100, which entered the Official UK Album Chart at #13 earlier this year. The story of The Hunna’s ascent has truly been one of a kind. Since...

Uncle Lucius are coming back to the UK to visit Fat Lils in Witney on November 1

Country-infused southern rock band Uncle Lucius return to the UK later this month for a 7-date tour, and will be playing at Fat Lils, Witney on November 1. Following the success of their recent single ‘Age of Reason’ and the response to its cinematic video, Uncle Lucius have confirmed the next UK/Europe single from their latest album ‘The Light’ (Boo Clap/Thirty...

Countdown to Oxford Fashion Week starts now – you have one week to get your best frock out of storage!

The 10th Season of Oxford Fashion Week is now just one week away! Since 2009 the Oxford Fashion Week team have produced 85 runway shows featuring more than 435 designers from 49 countries around the world. Following on from shows during New York Fashion Week, London Fashion Week and Paris Fashion Week the team return home to Oxford for their...

Star Wars themed metal band Galactic Empire includes Oxford and Reading to their invasion plans for December

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The Ocelot receives a lot of press releases about bands playing in our area, but when a Star Wars themed metal group calling themselves Galactic Empire tells you they are playing at the O2 Academy in Oxford on December 18 and Sub 89 in Reading on December 19, you pay attention! Honestly, we haven't changed a word of what we...

Lechlade Festival nominated for 3 awards

Hot on the heels of announcing a nomination in the Cotswold Awards and a shortlisting in the National Outdoor Events Association Awards, Lechlade Festival organisers have announced yet another accolade. The family-friendly festival is shortlisted for both Best Small Festival and Best Family Festival in the UK Festival Awards, the third time the event has been recognised in the prestigious...
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