Up and coming events in Oxford


  • Saturday 16 September, Cancer Research Race for Life – Pretty Muddy, South Park, 10 am to 3 pm. This is the second year of this 5 kilometre obstacle course for women in South Park. www.raceforlife.org
  • Saturday 16 September, Saturday Series by Thames Valley Orienteering Club, Cutteslowe Park, 10 am to 1 pm. Part of a series of Saturday orienteering events based in and around Oxford organised by Thames Valley Orienteering Club. www.tvoc.org.uk
  • Saturday 16 September to Sunday 17 September, Oxford Art and Craft Market, Broad Street, 9 am to 5.30 pm (Sat) & 10 am to 4.30 pm (Sun). The annual Art Market is a partnership event between Boffy Arts Market and Oxford City Council and features approximately 30-36 traditional market stalls. All of the work sold is handmade and selected for quality and all stalls are run by the artists or makers of the goods. www.boffyartsandevents.com
  • Friday 29 September, Curiosity Carnival, Broad Street and various other locations in the city, 12 pm to 7 pm. The Curiosity Carnival is a unique opportunity for people of all ages and interests to enjoy an amazing programme of research-related activity across Oxford – most of which is free to attend. www.ox.ac.uk/curiosity-carnival
  • Saturday 30 September, Riverside Stomp, along the towpath starting in Wallingford and finishing at the City of Oxford Rowing Club, 7 am to 8 pm. Charity walk for Helen & Douglas House. www.helenanddouglas.org.uk
  • Tuesday 3 to Sunday 8 October, The Chinese State Circus, Oxpens Rec, 4.45 pm to 9.30 pm. The internationally acclaimed, all human Chinese State Circus returns to the UK with their new programme ‘Dynasty’. www.chinesestatecircus.com
  • Sunday 8 October, Oxford Half Marathon, city centre and north of the city starting on Broad Street, 7.30 am to 4 pm. Oxford will welcome thousands of runners over race weekend for what promises to be a very special day! The Race Village will be in University Parks. www.oxfordhalf.co.uk

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