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PICTURES: folk festival brings eclectic mix of performers to Oxford

Oxford Folk Festivalm Director Cat Kelly conducts the choir at the opening ceremony outside the Ashmolean. Picture Denis Kennedy.

JINGLING dancers inspired a jovial mood as they skipped and twirled at a weekend-long music festival.

8:35am Monday 24 April 2017

Round the world in 24 tiny theatres: a time traveller’s tale told through art

Adrian Brooks’ Travel Theatres

A series of 24 wall-mounted theatres, inspired and assembled in countries as diverse as Brazil, Australia, Tanzania and Canada, have found a temporary resting place in Summertown.

1:25pm Monday 10 April 2017

Banjos at the ready... It's time for Oxford Folk Weekend

The Melrose Quartet

Tim Hughes grabs his tankard and Morris dancing bells and looks forward to the start of Folk Weekend Oxford

12:00am Friday 21 April 2017

New blue plaque unveiled to remember collector and Morris Dancing pioneer

Percy Manning.

A MAN who chronicled the history of the county in his quirky and vast collections has been honoured with a blue plaque on the Oxford house where he lived.

9:38am Wednesday 12 April 2017

City's LGBT history to go on display to mark historic occasion

Richard Howlett and Juliet Rayment of Tales of Our City outside the Northgate Hall

A 'FASCINATING' glimpse into Oxford's wealth of LGBT history is being compiled by local volunteers to mark 50 years since decriminalisation.

11:04am Tuesday 4 April 2017

City to come alive with sound of folk music

THE city will come alive with Morris dancers and music with the opening of the Folk Weekend Oxford.

11:28am Monday 17 April 2017

'Man who collected Oxfordshire' honoured with Blue Plaque

A BLUE plaque will be unveiled to honour ‘the man who collected Oxfordshire.’

12:08pm Tuesday 4 April 2017

Pitt Rivers Museum seeks to repatriate photos to communities

STAFF at the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford are continuing a project to give photos back to the communities where they were taken.

8:11am Tuesday 21 February 2017

UPDATE: Two people discharged from hospital following contact with poisonous seeds

Picture: Callum Keown

TWO people have left hospital after coming into contact with poisonous seeds capable of causing death. 

7:10am Wednesday 8 February 2017

Top acts line up for city folk festival

Nancy Kerr and James Fagan will be headlining Folk Weekend Oxford. Picture supplied by Cat Kelly

TICKETS are now on sale for Folk Weekend Oxford, which is expected to attract thousands of music fans from across the country.

10:23am Monday 27 March 2017
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