Dates for the diary

Art & Lit Music

If you find yourself hanging around in Oxford over the vac, essayless and  alone, don’t worry! We’ve put together a handy guide so you can fill your vac with beautiful, boredom-alleviating noise.

Paul Lewis @ the Sheldonian, 18th March 2014

Pianist Paul Lewis performs Bach, Beethoven, Liszt,  and Mussorgsky at this concert  for lovers of extravagant and showy classical music.

Stranglers @ O2 Academy, 19th March 2014

Famed for their sophisticated punk, Stranglers have been impressing audiences for four decades, and this promises to be a great night.

Bright Works @ Jericho Tavern, 22nd March 2014

Bright Works (formerly Nairobi) are an Oxford band making experimental sounds  – go to this great venue to support local talent!

Metronomy @ O2 Academy, 25th March 2014

Metronomy are right on trend this year, and they come to the O2 a couple of weeks after the end of term.

Suede @ O2 Academy, 28th March 2014

Long after most Britpop bands decided to call it a day, Suede carried on making music, and it’s still as catchy and crafted as ever.

Susan Boyle @ New Theatre Oxford, 29th March 2014

Iconic popular opera singer who came to fame unexpectedly on Britain’s Got Talent, Susan Boyle  comes to New Theatre to perform this year.

Matt Cardle @ O2 Academy, 13th April 2014

If you’re back in Oxford before the start of term, you could go and see ex-X Factor singer Matt Cardle, whose chart hits have brought him the love of tweens and grans everywhere.