Articles by Nina Brown

TONIGHT!!! Experience some A-grade Magic, Oxford style.

January 10, 2011 | Events, Food, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Head to the Cape of Good Hope tonight from 9pm to witness magic from Keiron the Mighty! The Cape pub is a popular student haunt and has some really great deals on food and drink almost every night of the week. The pub is in an atmospheric location at the start of the Cowley Rd, a street packed with bars,...

Pissarro Exhibition at the Ashmolean Museum

January 10, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Lucien Pissarro, founder of the Eragny Press, was a painter, engraver and printmaker in the early 20th century. The Ashmolean presents a collection of his books and sketches that he worked on with his wife at their London home. The beautiful museum, the first public museum in Britain founded in 1683, ...

Oxford is Alive with The Sound of Music!

Oxford is Alive with The Sound of Music! December 7, 2010 | Events, Food, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
‘The Sound of Music’ comes to The New Theatre! This much-loved musical has had a huge success in London’s West End and is now in Oxford as part of its National tour with its original lead actress Connie Fisher in the role of Maria the governess. The beautiful music will warm you up...

Big Band and A Capella Jazz Night at Magdalen College..TONIGHT!!

November 26, 2010 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Magdalen College, one of the biggest and most beautiful of the 38 Oxford University colleges, will host an evening of Swing music and Jazz tonight from 7.30pm. The Oxford University Big Band is a 21-piece band made up of saxes, trumpets, trombones, singers and percussion. Comprised entirely of Oxford...

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, lights up for Christmas..

November 24, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Spend a day walking around the Palace grounds, have a cream tea, and then watch as the lights flicker on all around the Palace in a display that nightly depicts differing themes from Jonathan Swift’s book, ‘Gulliver’s Travels’. It runs only until 12 December so check it out now!

Creation Theatre Company’s Christmas Show

November 24, 2010 | What's New | Read More
The Mirror Tent at the BMW Factory in Cowley is an awesome place for a night out with the family. Not only is the tent itself very beautiful, Creation puts on great shows AND Michel will be there making delicious crepes. The show this Christmas is ‘Rapunzel or The Magic Pig’…

Oxford Christmas Market Open Friday!

November 24, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Running for a second year due to its huge success last year, the Oxford Christmas Market brings the best of the German Christmas Market culture to Oxford, with stalls ranging from gluwhein (mulled wine) to Syrian soaps to pashminas. There will also be entertainment on certain evenings so it is well worth...

Catch striking photos of the burial of Haile Salassie at Pitt Rivers

November 11, 2010 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Until 21st Nov the Pitt Rivers is showing rare photos by Peter Marlow of the burial of Ethiopian Emperor Haile Salassie. Check it out here..


GUNPOWDER PLOTTING.. November 6, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Fireworks! Come to Southparks tonight for some serious firework action..Check it out at For just 5 quid you can see a massive bonfire, gawp at loads of pretty coloured fireworks, listen to music and have a general laugh.


October 30, 2010 | What's New | Read More
So you’re stuck on a sightseeing tour of Oxford and you find yourself desperate to pee (that is, to micturate if we’re speaking Oxford English). NEVER FEAR!! Oxford is awash (mmm) with lovely loos (deriving from the term lavatory- a very proper, British term). Oxford loos are fairly bog-standard...