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It seemed unlikely that somewhere as unashamedly carnivorous as Dirty Bones would serve such a good vegan burger.
"Sometimes you can be in a room full of people, but still feel like you're alone. Sometimes being alone is the...
To bring one of the most famous Dutch Masters to Oxford is an enormous feat in itself, but what the Ashmolean...
It's Shrove Tuesday on Feb 25 - just a few days time, so here's our top tips on where to go for the best pancakes.
Keble College’s annual celebration of early music is back. Started in 2014 by former Keble organ scholar James Hardie, it brings...
We knew we’d arrived at The Breakfast Club when we glimpsed the queue snaking out of the door. It was half...
Dancin’ Oxford, keen to entice new audiences, believes that Richard Chappell Dance performances are a good place to start.
It's chaotic at The Phoenix Picture House. There are hordes of teenage girls waiting for Hollywood teen star Noah Schnapp to...
Ox In A Box – Oxfordshire’s newest arts, entertainment and food website has been chosen as the official digital media partner...
Need some suggestions? Don't know where to eat in Oxford with the kids? Well here's some of our best recommendations. We...
It’ll Be Alt-Right on the Night is about two lads, Greeny and Stevo who grew up punks - think squats, dumpster-diving and PVA-glue-spiked hair....
Nick Evans was living the dream. Having retired four years ago he’d moved to Barcelona and was enjoying his retirement in...
Mendelssohn’s magnificent oratorio Elijah comes to Oxford Town Hall at the end of this month. It’s the latest Come and...
The phrase 'page-turner' doesn't seem to do Cara's book credit, 'sleep depriver' does. Put it another way, I finished reading All The Rage at 4am.
The story of Pizza Pronto goes way back to when Calum Bourne, pizza lover and chef, was walking through London and...
It seems fitting that festival favourite and local boy Jack Savoretti, bags the Saturday July 11 headline slot at this year's Cornbury Festival,...
There really is something for everyone in Dancin' Oxford's 2020 spring extravaganza. Its Spring Festival features a smorgasboard...
The Market Tap will be opening up in Oxford's Covered Market this year, as part of an extensive regeneration project of...
"Behind a honey-coloured stone wall at the bottom of the Woodstock Road stands Somerville College. Its buildings are lovely but its...
Anton Lesser is much more relaxed in real life than that of his famous character Chief Superintendent Bright, joking around, bemoaning...
For over eight years, Oxford’s native Creation Theatre company — well-known for its innovative adaptations of classic texts staged in unorthodox...
Having never seen the film or previous stage productions, the opening night of Cabaret at the New Theatre is a show...
As we were lunching among hardy perennials, spring bulbs and fruit trees in the unique café set amidst Nicholson’s Nursery at...
Oxford Beethoven Festival: TS Eliot Four Quartets - Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra - narrated by Jeremy Irons. The opportunity...
You couldn't make it up if you tried. Indeed when Abigail Thaw told me about the first episode in Series 7...
There is much chatter about the imminent arrival of Tweedy when we arrive at The Mill in Banbury - lots of...
"For me a coach is the dream venue for a comedy show; with tightly packed seats, an on board PA and...
Step into 2020 with some excitingly unusual classical music concerts as Music at Oxford’s reputation for bold, adventurous programming continues during...
"Thursday and Morse's relationship is going through some changes, and that carries on throughout this series," says Roger Allam, in his...
News that The Kingham Plough is under new ownership was a bitter pill to swallow. The previous chef...
Shaun Evans is in a buoyant mood when we meet to discuss the new series of Endeavour. Now...
We are still reeling and bursting with pride after Oxfordshire’s top chefs, cafes, restaurants and pubs were all celebrated last night...
"We are off to Tibet for 2.5 months in February to research our upcoming cookbook, The Tibetan Table, which is an...
Exciting news folks! MAMMA MIA! will return to the New Theatre Oxford for a four-week run from December 8 - Jan 2 over Christmas, giving us a...
“It’s likely that I will know at least half of the people in the audience, and my parents will be there...
I'm still wiping away the tears, long after my interview with Tweedy has concluded. What had I been worrying about? After...
Here are the Best Restaurant finalists in the oxinabox.co.uk Food Awards
Our Best Chef finalists in the Ox In A Box Food Awards are:
Here are the Ox In A Box Food Award's Best Global category finalists
Oxford's very own Florence Pugh has just been announced as a 2020 Oscar hopeful for her role in Little Women.
If you’re not a Beethoven fan you might want to look away now, because it’s the great man’s 250th birthday this year...
Here are three veggie/vegan nominations at the Ox IN A Box Food Awards
We have been overwhelmed by the response here at oxinabox.co.uk HQ to the Ox In A Box Food Awards.
The Woodstock Bookshop is up for sale, which will come as a huge blow for its endless loyal customers and fans...
Here are the Best Gastro Pub finalists in the Ox In A Box Food Awards
And the Best Newcomer finalists are: (in no particular order) DRUM ROLL…….
We have been overwhelmed by the response here at oxinabox.co.uk HQ for the Ox In A Box Food Awards.
Despite being a third year Fine Art student at Loughborough University, Alyssa Dabbs has already been represented by international galleries, sold...
YOU SHOULD HAVE BEEN HERE LAST WEEK: “The best open mic comedy night this side of the Smoke!” Your...
Ladykiller - Friday 20 March OFS oldfirestation.org.uk or March 10 Didcot Cornerstone http://cornerstone-arts.org A hotel room, a...
Don'y miss these classical music events in 2020
Bryonie Pritchard and Paul Ansdell play a middle aged couple: James and Ellen Wilson who find themselves at one dinner party...
The power of daily journaling and why we all need to do it
When Noah Schnapp was cast as 13 year-old French shepherd boy Jo Lalande in the new Michael Morpurgo film Waiting for...
We are delighted to announce The Ox In A Box Food Awards and need your help. VOTE HERE:...
Throngs of happy shoppers, Christmas music, stallholders selling out, local produce galore - where am I? Deddington Farmers' Market which has...
"I have created something you can't find anywhere else. I have created an experience that did not exist, and that's what's so amazing.
If I had to describe Emeli Sandé’s gig at New Theatre Oxford in one word, it would be joyful. Joy simply...
"Our philosophy is that if the produce is good enough it will appeal to anybody. We don’t want to make and...
Kate Anderson was on her way back from cheffing at Michelin starred restaurant The Nut Tree in Murcott when her car...
The Story Museum will be reopening to the public on 4 April 2020 following a magical transformation involving extensive building and...
When the White House on Abingdon Road reopens it will be utterly transformed. Expect a retro, shabby chic, family-friendly, accessible sort...
"Was I an alcoholic? No. Was I drinking too much? Yes." Shaun Dickens, restaurateur, head chef, ex Manoir...
News that Spiced Roots just won Best Caribbean Restaurant in the UK, coming in at No 1 in the Top 25...
Raj Chakraborty emanates energy, it’s coming out of his pores. Chatting to me in the front bar of The Bear Hotel...
Sold out last year, with thousands flocking from all over the country to bear witness and take part, Blenheim's Illuminated Trail...
An emphasis on the romance of the winter countryside, plays out at Sarah Wiseman Gallery's annual Christmas exhibition this year, which...
The fresh faced, blue-eyed, bearded young man in front of me looks more like a musician than a chef.
Mark Thomas has never done things by halves. He is comfiest in a hair shirt, waving a placard and making life...
Two distinguished Oxford professionals have come together in the Sewell Centre Gallery’s latest exhibition ‘Something Else’. After...
“Mummy what does ‘ipnotist mean’?” my daughter whispered as King Rat, the East End baddie threatened Chipping Norton Theatre’s audience, accompanied...
Chamber music stars to light up the Holywell The Oxford Chamber Music Society’s new season features an exceptionally...
A man tapped me on the shoulder and beckoned me to follow. We were half way through dinner but staggered out...
The £10,000 Mogford Prize for Food and Writing has opened its doors for entries again in this, its eighth year.
Tommy Fiendish. The name alone will open doors. But it’s his art that's elevating the young artist to a newfound status...
Seb Snow is as debonair as ever when we meet at his new pub The Lamb in Crawley. 
"The Pizza Boys started like all of our good ideas do, in Simon's garden with a rum and coke, a belting...
“The first time I tried a Bramley apple I screamed,” Raymond Blanc says, reliving the moment. “My eyes and nose were...
A new supper club begins this month, run by Sobremesa - recently started by Susie Corley, a Cordon Bleu trained chef...
Jack Savoretti's night at New Theatre Oxford, as part of his 'Singing to Strangers' tour, left quite an impression. Disarmingly intimate...
Once upon a time Grant Harrington tasted a butter so superior he vowed there and then to...
'The Room With The View’. It’s name alone presumed that this was no ordinary hotel suite, but somewhere rather special. It...
Oxford Official Walking Tours has launched an exciting new Dreaming Spires and Splendid Ceilings of Oxford Tour.  These...
Brunch has become a bonafide meal in its own right in the last few years and while the good old fashioned...
There have been so many rumours about when The Ivy Oxford was opening. The project has taken a long time to...
We were determined to make the most of our final few days. We had seen all the major touristy spots, so...
We have met early at The Milkshed before service begins, one of my favourite places to eat in Oxfordshire, despite being...
We were departing California, heading into the less visited south western states, and looking forward to a culture change. Our itinerary...
What constitutes a chain restaurant? Massive corporations with a branch in every city or independents growing slowly but surely? And do...
Tim Minchin is most certainly ‘Back’. Eight years since his last tour in the UK, he’s performing three sold out nights...
You may know Taste Tibet from its stall in Oxford's Gloucester Green Market, or from festivals, university balls or other events...
"When you leave the graveside of Winston Churchill, in the Cotswold village of Bladon, you head down a small path past...
Head chef James Durrant has come full circle, having returned to The Thatch in Thame to run the kitchens, five years...
SEVEN MATES, ONE RV, 3100 MILES, SIX STATES AND THE AMERICAN ROAD TRIP OF A LIFE TIME. PART 2
All you budding photographers out there need to polish your lenses because The International Garden Photographer of the Year has relaunched...
Oxford’s first vegetarian and vegan Indian cafe Delhish Kitchen is opening on St Clements, Oxford next month, where Cous Cous Cafe...
It's that time of year when autumnal colours, log fires, woolly jumpers and a really good Sunday roast make a massive...
“I’ve got mixed emotions. I love walking into my restaurants when they’re busy and seeing my customers enjoying themselves and having...
What to expect from Motown the Musical? Tribute acts en masse? A parody of some of America’s finest musicians? Unlimited schmaltz?
It all started with a harmless chat in the pub: ‘Wouldn’t it be great to do an American road-trip? All of...
With restaurants coming and going in Oxfordshire with alarming speed, it’s evident that times are hard, and competition is rife.
"Opening The Plough at 38 has been the hardest thing I've ever done in my life. But I am confident," Chris...
When sent to boarding school 200 miles from home aged seven, Stephen Fry told us: “I found very rapidly that I...
"Are you a lion or an elephant?" The question was asked by Jaya Patel in her new restaurant Delhish, having asked...
Always controversial, ambitious, brilliant and brazen, Blenheim Art Foundation will continue to enthral as it opens Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan's new...
Orwells restaurant in Shiplake was voted 'no 28' in the top 50 restaurants in the UK by the Good Food Guide...
The innovative Opera Anywhere – now approaching its 20thanniversary – has come up trumps again with this lovely production of Hansel and...
It began as a joke, an exasperated reposte, a provocation, anything really to incite a response either from Michael Gove himself,...
There must be a massive culinary party going on somewhere outside Oxfordshire to which I’m not invited, because some of my...
Landlord Claire Alexander has announced that Killingworth Castle is hosting an Organic Feast on Tuesday September 10 for ‘Organic September’.
Head chef Ben Bullen is the name on everyone’s lips after news broke that The Feathers had been awarded two AA...
Still riding high after its 50thanniversary last year, the Dorchester-based Orchestra of St John’s has a busy autumn ahead both in Oxford and London.
THE OLD PARSONAGE - It's hard to choose between Jeremy Mogford's stable of Gee's, Quod and The Old Parsonage,...
"It’s just past midnight at the end of my third day as General Manager of Turl Street Kitchen, and I’m sat...
It’s hard now to imagine Oxford without SJE Arts, so firmly has this busy concert promoter planted...
If you’re going away this summer, the likelihood is you’ll be reading The Cliff House by Amanda Jennings.
News that Curry Leaf Cafe was opening at Bicester Village had me hot-footing over faster than Usain Bolt on a start...
There's so many to choose from but when the sun is out, and the urge for a cold pint or a...
It was too hot to eat properly. All I wanted was to nibble, to graze, to drink ice cold rose with...
Hackett’s runs a year round cafe and bar at Farmoor Reservoir for Oxford Sailing Club, which really comes into its...
Two men in Lycra. A vegan and a vegetarian. Londoners who wanted lunch in a quintessential Oxford pub with a suitable...
It was a trip to Italy back in 2012 that really got Graeme Woodward interested in wine.
The transformation at The White Rabbit in central Oxford is complete. And while a long time coming, two years to be...