ORGANISERS behind one of Oxford's biggest events will host a fundraising dinner and auction ahead of the annual extravaganza.

Cowley Road Works, who run the annual Cowley Road Carnival, are raising money to ensure the carnival can go ahead in July.

Pembroke College will host the dinner and auction event on April 30.

Participants can bid for a range of prizes, including tickets to the Oxford Playhouse, Jeff Koons at the Ashmolean and a tour of the Wychwood Brewery.

All proceeds from the night will go towards funding the popular carnival.

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