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Cowley Road - Furnished, 4 bedrooms, landscaped garden with patio, large kitchen, sitting room & separate dining room. £1800pcm. Ref 25132 Central Headington - Available mid-August, 3-4 double bedrooms, 1 single bedroom, separate breakfast room, fantastic garden, fully furnished. £1650 / £1600pcm. Ref 25130 Edwardian Conversion - Unique opportunity
for I remaining apartment, 2 double bedrooms, 2 single bedrooms, bathroom & separate WC, private off-road parking. £1340pcm. Ref 25008

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Required from September 2009 for one academic year, a person whose main duty will be to provide learning support to a bright Year 9 boy with Magdalen Asperger Syndrome. The position is C o l l e g e for approximately 35 hours per week, S c h o o l term time only. Remuneration will be according to O x f o r d experience and qualifications. HMC Boys 7-18 The successful candidate may have The Sunday Times some classroom experience, but Independent School primarily we are looking for an of the Year understanding and quick-witted 2004, 2008 person to offer patient but firm assistance to enable this student to fulfil his considerable potential. Letter of application and full cv should be sent by email to Andrew Dixon, Head of Learning Support, by the closing date of midday Friday 8th May 2009. A Support Staff application form for this post is available on the website. Tel: 01865 242191 • Email: Website:


Next issue: Sat 2nd May. Deadline: 10am, Fri 1st May

Thu 30th April & Fri 1st May 2009

Oxford Student Houses To Let 2009 - 2010

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House Shares – To Let.
Are you looking to rent a room in a shared house in Jericho or East Oxford?
Lucy Properties have a number of good quality houses and apartments available for groups of sharers, ranging from 3 – 6 bedrooms. Instead of searching for a room, why not log on to our sharers forum and find your own group of housemates and then view our available properties?

Houses, Flats and Bedsits to let in Jericho
Range of properties to let from bedsits, studios, two bedroom flats, sharer houses and top quality family homes. Please see our website for more details. Lucy Properties 01865 559973

Oxford Royale Academy
Summer Course Vacancies for EFL Teachers, CELTA qualified or equivalent. 5th July – 15th August.
Please send CV to: Subject to Enhanced CRB Check and References

Oxford Vintage
Fashion & Textiles Fair
Sunday May 3rd, 10am - 4pm
St Michael & All Angels Hall, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7EZ
£3 (concessions £2.50). Tea Room open all day. 07944 809808 /

Daily Info has returned to thrice weekly !
(for the next 8 weeks)

Kennett Road: suitable for 5 (graduates preferred), very
spacious, semi-detached, additional shower/w.c., family room, internet, full gas c/h. Available Sept 2009, rent: £1750 pcm excl. bills

For further details, go to

154 Cowley Road, Oxford, OX4 1UE

Windmill Road (London Road end): suitable for 5,
fully furnished, internet connection, full gas c/heating. Available Sept 2009, rent: £1600 pcm excl. bills Arlington Drive, Marston: suitable for a group of 3/4, fully furnished, full gas central heating, communal room, bathroom/shower, 2 W.C.s. Available Sept 2009, rent: £1100 pcm excl. bills

Beckmann Property Management
Letting and Property Management Agents
CITY CENTRE: 3 bed house. Available April: GRANDPONT: 3 bed house. Available now: COWLEY: 5 bed student house. Available July: HEADINGTON: 4 bed sharer house. Available April: MARSTON: 3 bed house close to JR. Available now: £1,150pcm £1,250pcm £1,600pcm £1,200pcm £1,050pcm

6 Week Salsa Beginners’ Course
Starts Tuesday 12 May 7.30pm
Summertown Church Hall, Portland Rd, OX2 7EZ £30 for the whole course! To book your place, email

Next issue Saturday 2nd May, and Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday each week
The deadline for each print issue will be 10am of the previous day, as ever. Web advertising can always begin at once.

Teach English at home.
Qualified teachers required to teach and provide home accommodation for adult & young learners. 1-4 week contracts. 17-25 hours tuition per week. Support provided.

1 Bedroom Flat £700 PCM 2 Bedroom Flats £825 PCM 3 Bedroom House £1000 PCM
We also have a range of luxury 2 bedroom flats located near the city centre @ £1,000 PCM All properties available furnished / unfurnished

References required for all properties.
Please do not hesitate to email me for further details / information. Email:



Tel: 01865 202004 • Email:
OX3, HEADINGTON: 2 bed immaculate fully furnished modern coach house, private parking (3 cars), £850 PCM. Ph 07500014769 rowanby‰ GORGEOUS HERITAGE 2 bed cottage, Witney. New kitchen, bathroom, carpets. £725pcm. georginastickels‰ FANTASTIC 4 BEDROOM house, newly refurbished, excellent Cowley location, £1275. 01865 739595 or 07970 618531. information‰ BRIGHT, PRETTY APARTMENT. Walton St, Jericho. 1 double bedroom. £845 pcm. 07983 978782. waltonstreetflat‰ AVAILABLE END MAY. Comfortable, central, lower ground floor double bedroom flat. Rent £720 + bills. Contact David on 07970 176566 / oxhomes‰

SMART is an organisation set up to reduce the negative effects of drug and alcohol abuse. We are currently recruiting for the following vacancies:

ENGLISH LANGUAGE TUITION. Cambridge / IELTS exams. Writing skills. Thesis checking. kmenglishlanguagetuition ‰ GUITAR TUITION. ALL levels / styles. 07812 211042 info‰


International Study Centre

Administrator (Communications)
Salary: £17,624 - £20,214 - 37 hours per week Location: Cutteslowe Oxford Closing Date: 11th May 2009.

We are seeking the following staff to join our residential summer school programme for multi-national students:

Iffley OX4: 1 x Bed Flat - Furn - £695pcm Kidlington OX5: 2 x Bed House - Furn - £795pcm Cowley OX4: 3 x Bed House - Furn - £1150pcm Abingdon OX14: 4 x Bed House - Furn - £1495pcm LANDLORDS: PROPERTIES NEEDED URGENTLY • 01865 427349
2 X BED house, Kidlington. Furnished. £795pcm. 01865427349

25 Little Clarendon Street ★ 01865 510759


FUN, PROFESSIONAL EQUIPMENT hire for all party needs. 01865 875519 BANDS, DISCOS, KARAOKE. Equipment hire from ODS. (01865) 736660. DISCO, PA, AND Lighting Equipment — hire and sales. 118 Cowley Road, 01865 722027 DISCO AND DJ Service. Crossfade - soundtrack to your party. 01865 762901. DISCOS, KARAOKES AND Equipment Hire - Dave Seamer Entertainments: (01865) 240054. PA HIRE - BANDS, disco, radio systems for speeches. Delivery, set-up & collection. Student discount. 07881 917279. oxfordpahire‰ WANTED: STRING QUARTET for afternoon performance, 25th July. Professionals & enterprising students both considered. susiecogan‰

Drug Interventions Workers
£21,867 – £25,101 – 37 hours per week Location: Cowley Oxford Closing Date :18th May 2009.
For further information and application packs on each role please contact Mary O’Byrne on 01865 515318 or email Please visit our website at WWW.SMARTCJS.ORG.UK for details of our ongoing recruitment. Smart is an equal opportunities organisation and encourages persons of ethnic minority groups. Registered Charity Number 1069087
WORK AT WOOD Festival café. 15, 16, 17 May. Free entrance, free food, free transport for four hours work with the dream team. Trials at Vaults & Garden Café. Call 07508 056733 or email CV.‰ FULL-TIME BARISTA / FOOD server. £6-£8/hour.‰

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Full details on Applications and/or further information: to Mrs Pat Harris d’Overbroeck’s College, The Swan Building, 111 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6JX.Tel:01865 888922 e-mail: Closing date for applications: Monday 11 May 2009

Looking for a room in a shared house for the next academic year?
Singles and doubles (single occupancy) available for 2009 - 2010! Call / Text 01865 575 572 / 07515 647 742

Garden & Waste Solutions for Oxfordshire Services include: • Garden Clearance • Domestic Waste Removal • Building Waste Removal Benefits: • We Recycle 90% of collected Waste • Up to 50% Cheaper than a Skip!


Students to live in houses shared with visiting American university students. Most houses are in Jericho and Venneit Close. Telephone, TV, video and computer with wireless internet are provided in all houses. £450 per calendar month inclusive.


Call 0845 5285 006: local rate

CREDIT CRUNCH: LOW cost car and van repairs, clutches fitted, MOT failures repaired and bought. All work undertaken. Collection available. Phone for quotes and location. 07704 080449 MAN WITH A van, distance no problem! Call Kevin on 07769 780615. BIG OR SMALL WE SHIP OR STORE IT ALL. 50% discount on packaging materials to all students who ship with us, free pick up in Oxford. Mail Boxes Etc., Summertown 01865 514655 -, Headington 01865 741729 - WWW.TAXIVANSOXFORD.CO.UK. REMOVALS & storage services - Student & NHS discounts, various van sizes. 01865 774488 removals‰ REMOVALS & DELIVERIES, reliable efficient affordable. Neil 07748 697825

Thu 30th
THE PROMISE OF STRING CELLS: STRINGS ATTACHED / Professor Peter Braude / 5.30pm, £2.50 / £2 / Free to holders of tickets for concert later, see ads in coming section, above. / www.oxfordmaymusic. / Holywell Music Room SPERM WARFARE / Devious tricks used by cells, organs & bodies to win the race for fertilization. / 7.30pm. £3 (SO friends free) / www.scienceoxford. com / Science Oxford, 1 - 5 London Place, St Clements, OX4 1BD. / 728953 MEDICINE & SPORT / Lunchtime talk by Sir Roger Bannister / 12.30pm, free / / 01865 311198 / St Giles’ Church, St. Giles ATTITUDINAL HEALING / Let peace, joy & inspiration arise within. Non-judgemental circle / 7.15-9.15pm, dons / / 01869 246839 / 43 St. Giles WEEKLY HEALTH WALK / Get outside & see some green spaces. 40 minutes. / 12pm, free / / start Carfax Tower BUGS  FRIENDS OR FOES? / Talk on bugs in the garden by Sue Bedwell / Oxford Organic Group / 7.30 - 9pm £2 incl refreshments / sms-athome‰ / 07988 753625 / St Leonards Church Hall, Eynsham JOHN WILKES, EMERSON COLLEGE / Water and its LifeSupporting qualities. / Abingdon Anglo German Club / 7.30 pm / Abbey Chapel, Checker Walk, Abingdon ZEN MEDITATION / Group sittings and instruction for beginners / 7pm, no charge / 371109 / Kidlington Zendo, 23 Osborne Close, Kidlington MECO MONTHLY FORUM / Rabbi Ahron Cohen - Zionism is not Judaism: anti-Israelism is not anti-semitism / Muslim Education Centre Oxford / 6 pm. Free, all welcome / / 766032 / Buttery, Wolfson College, Linton Road, OX2 6UD TALK BY ANGELA WALDER, RSPCA / Research Animals: Directional Change in the RSPCA / VERO / 5 - 6.30 pm, free / uk / 07796 581915 / Seminar Room East, Mansfield College RESEARCH & TEACHING REVISITED: A PRE HUMBOLTIAN OR POSTHUMBOLTIAN PHENOMENON? CASES OF FRANCE & THE UK / Dr Iris Chiang, University of Edinburgh / 4-5.30pm. Free / / 286811 / Oxford Learning Institute, Level 2, Littlegate House, St Ebbe’s St. OX1 1PT EARLY EVOLUTION OF EARTH’S LIFE / Prof. Lynn Margulis, University of Massachusetts / 8-9pm / Inorganic Chemistry Building, South Parks Road, OX1 3QR MUSIC, PUBLIC & PRIVATE SPHERES / Faculty of Music Ethnomusicology Seminar. Professor Georgina Born, Cambridge / 5.15pm / St John’s Research Centre, 45 St Giles, OX1 ARE PSYCHOPATHS RESPONSIBLE? / Prof. Walter Sinnot-Armstrong, Dartmouth College / 12.30-2pm / / James Martin Seminar Room, Said Business School, Park End St, OX1 1HP / 288800 GREAT HYMN WRITERS: THEIR LIVES & WORK / Dr Gillian Warson & Revd Dr Robin Gibbons. The texts of the hymn writers & the cultural and political climate of their time. / 2-4pm. From £50 / / 270368 / Ewert House, Ewert Place, Summertown, OX2 7DD


Can you help in the development of new vaccines? Malaria, TB, Flu & more...
Are you are aged 18-50 and in good health? If so, you may be able to take part in one of our studies.


Same / Next Day Delivery In Oxford!
Single beds £59 • Double beds £99 Brand New Single Mattresses £39 • Double £69 Fabric sofas from £99 each Leather sofas from £199 each

01865 857406
(Volunteers will be reimbursed for participating)


“I’m ok, I haven’t got chlamydia”
Think again - chlamydia is the most common
sexually transmitted infection - It affects men and women - 1 In 10 people under 25 who are sexually active are infected with chlamydia - Most people will not know they are infected – no signs or symptoms - Easily treated with antibiotics - If left untreated may cause health problems including infertility Free self testing kits available in Oxfordshire. Please contact the chlamydia screening team on 01865 234526 / 234495 for more information.

37 Barns Rd, Oxford, OX4 3QY. 01865 712233

Thu 30th

His violent and romantic past.

to Fr1 1st

Odeon Magdalen St (0871 2244 007)
X-MEN ORIGINS - WOLVERINE [12A] Thu & Fri: 2.00, 5.00, 8.00pm 17 AGAIN [12A]
Matthew Perry gets to be ... 17 again.

Thu & Fri: 1.00, 3.30, 6.00, 8.30pm

THUrs APRclubs 30 queen of


MARSTON: 2 ROOMS in nice, clean shared house, £400 inclusive. 07515 743096, 07516 873698. HODGES COURT. A spacious and attractive four bedroom house in this very popular area, close to the Head of the River Pub and just 10 mins from the city centre. Four good sized bedrooms, fully fitted kitchen/diner, conservatory, bathroom with shower and private rear garden. This property is available an individual room basis. £370pcm excluding bills. 01865 311745. debbie‰ MONDAY TO FRIDAYS. Double room for single professional non-smoker, smart house, easy parking. Near Headington, Shotover Park. £350pcm. 07801 166466. yvonne‰ OX2, SUMMERTOWN: LARGE double room in 3 bedroom house, £435PCM (+ bills, average £75PCM). Wireless BB, BT Vision, shared lounge, large quiet garden, off-road parking, 12 months contract from June. Postgrad / professional ONLY. For more details: tekkie50‰ COWLEY ROAD: SINGLE room available now. £200/month excl. bills (approx £50). Call Tom: 07985 390952 DOUBLE & SINGLE ROOMS: For professional or academic houseshare. Clean/furnished/kitchen/bathroom/shared lounge/parking/broadband. Double £320, single £290. Excl. bills. Avaliable from May. 07760 413739 / 01865 747819 DOUBLE ROOM, HEADINGTON, walk-in wardrobe, light and airy, friendly professionals, broadband, £480 incl., 07789 595574 SINGLE ROOM, £330PM inclusive in a friendly clean flat, 15 min away from Brookes. Quiet area overlooking golf course. Full time students preferred. Call Aga: 07946 672822. GORGEOUS SINGLE, OX2, private house. Bathroom, kitchenette. Wifi, cleaner. £150/week inclusive. 07977 009365. DOUBLE ROOM IN friendly, 4 bed professional house, Hollow Way. Wood floor, broadband, digital TV, double glazing, parking. Available 24th May, £400 inc bills. lauramai26‰ OX3, HUGE MODERN studio, single or couple to share, 1 min to Brookes Headington Campus, £800pcm. 07795 078123 apapoutes‰

Please email or phone 01865 201132.
LARGE ROOM, SUIT prof/PG, 20 min C.C. off Abingdon Road. Available now, no couples, £475pcm inc. 07591 613835



Carfax Educational Consultants are looking for centrally-based host families for international students from 13 to 18 years of age. We pay the best rates in Oxford! Please contact us on Tel.: 01865 247832 email: web:

Preferably in North Oxford
2 bedrooms, 1 year from July. Accommodation for an English teacher and her 12 year daughter.
Email, tel. 01865 512838

Wanted: Flat



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SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMISATION – SEOptimise are based in Oxford and provide Search Engine Marketing services. SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION in Oxford (www.thewebproject. The Oxford-based SEO specialists. ALBERON: WEB DESIGN, office database systems, etc. 01865 309673

lebanese restaurant
Good Food, Good Atmosphere, Open EVERY day! 6 Park End Street, Oxford OX1 1HH Telephone 01865 245710

Ultimate Picture Palace (245288)
Two very different men go head to head.

Thu: 6.15pm Thu: 9.00pm Fri: 7.00pm Fri: 9.15pm

Polish epic fantasia based on Jan Potocki’s novel.

Complex futuristic thriller.

In 2055 a man with archive footage of 2008 asks why we did not stop climate change when we had the chance.

may ever The ALL-NIGHT Queen g CABARETm Of BALL! Clubs


Cabaret & Dancing Cabaret & Dancing

The ISIS, Iffley Lock
a cornucopia of BELTANE delights!
INFLATABLE BUDDHA ANTON BARBEAU Mr Matt Catweazle and THE MEDICINE gypsy harmony queens SCARLETT IN THE WILDERNESS Cabaret monkey man PETE THE TEMP Poet siren ALISON BRUMFITT Slideshow storyteller STILLY Songbirds MONDESIR & CAL FOLGER DAY Renaissance recorder: MIM FIG Guitar bard RAMI GIANT UV PUPPET SHOW glass walk UV hula hooping fire shows djs: chango mutley dan ofer (bossaphonik) mystic dATSOUND bangungut VJspeculum FILMS heavenly homemade food & delectable drinks available ALL NIGHT Dress: pagan/green tie!


Odeon George St (0871 2244 007)
Matthew Perry gets to be ... 17 again.

Thu: 1.45, 4.15, 6.45, 9.15pm Thu: 2.15, 5.15, 8.00pm Thu: 5.45pm

Mall ‘cop’ and retired policeman team up to catch a flasher.

Your buddy or your wife? Wedding comedy.

Fri 1st
PERFORMANCE ANXIETY? BEHAVE YOURSELF ! / Cuttingedge technology used to analyse a group of cellists under stress. / 5.30pm, £2.50 / £2 / Free to holders of tickets for concert later, see ads in coming section, above / / Holywell Musc Room AFTER HOURS AT THE PITT RIVERS / Celebrate the re-opening. Chat to staff, learn more about new displays. Mbira music from Zimbabwe, & Chinese flute music. / 5-7pm / Pitt Rivers Museum, Parks Road. / 270927 WRITING FOR CHILDREN / What makes a good children’s story & developing ideas for picture books. / 9.30am-5pm. £165 / uk / Rewley House, 1 Wellington Sq. / 270380 RESTORATION & EMULATION: LOOKING TOWARDS EUROPE 16601700 / The intimate relationship between the fashionable image in dress & its representation. / 10.30am-12pm. From £98 / / Rewley House, 1 Wellington Square / 270380 BOOK SIGNING / Jodi Picoult signing “Handle With Care” / 5.30pm / / 01235 525880 / Mostly Books, Abingdon GREAT HYMN WRITERS: THEIR LIVES & WORK / As Thursday, above LIFE IN THE EAST END OF LONDON SINCE 1850 / Talk by Prof. Ronald Speirs / Society For Graduates / 8pm. £2 / Okinaga Room, Wadham College, Parks Road

May Morning this Friday!
Not a morning person?
Then why not stay up all night? See Gigs (left) for lots of ways to keep entertained!
Singing from Magdalen Tower will be at 6am for 7
minutes, as ever.

The Vaults & Garden Café, 279112, under University Church of St Mary, entrance from Radcliffe Square on the High St. Opening 5.30am - 11am for a seasonal local breakfast - sausages, eggs, asparagus and more nice things from local producers. Also Buck’s Fizz, juices, patisseries, some sort of nice nesty thing with strawberries and informal musician stuff. Normal menu takes over about 11.30am, staying open all day. St Giles Café, 52 St Giles Open from about 5.30am with a full menu.

X-MEN ORIGINS - WOLVERINE [12A] Thu: 12.00, 1.00, 3.00, 4.00, 6.00, 7.00, 9.00pm His violent & romantic past. Fri: 12.00, 1.00, 3.00, 4.00, 6.00, 7.00, 9.00, 9.45pm STATE OF PLAY [15] Thu: 2.30, 5.30, 8.30pm, Fri: 2.15, 5.30, 8.30pm
The suspicious death of a Congressman’s mistress. Subtitled Thu 8.30pm


Thu: 2.15, 8.15pm, Fri: 2.15, 5.15, 8.15pm

Political satire from Armando Iannucci.

FAST AND FURIOUS 4 [12A] Thu: 2.45, 6.00, 8.45pm Fri: 8.45pm Car-racing gangster underworld. The fourth in the series. GHOSTS OF GIRLFRIENDS PAST [12A] Fri: 1.15, 3.45, 6.45, 9.15pm
Insensitive man is visited by his exes on the eve of his brother’s wedding.





Hannah goes home to Tennessee to get some perspective.

Fri: 1.45, 4.15, 6.30pm

Vue Cinema (08712 240 240)
OBSERVE & REPORT [15] Thu: 12.10, 2.20, 4.30, 6.40, 8.50, 11.10pm
Mall ‘cop’ and retired policeman team up to catch a flasher.

17 AGAIN [12A]

Thu: 12.20, 2.40, 5.10, 7.40, 10.10pm Middle-aged Matthew Perry gets to live it all over again. Fri: 4.30, 6.50, 9.20pm FAST AND FURIOUS 4 [12A] Thu: 10.20am, 12.50, 3.20, 5.50, 8.20pm The same car-racing drug-smuggling explosive underworld. Fri: 6.30, 9.00, 11.30pm STATE OF PLAY [15] Thu: 11.10am, 1.50, 4.40, 7.30, 10.20pm Fri: 12.00, 2.40, 5.40, 8.20, 11.10pm
The suspicious death of a Congressman’s mistress. Subtitled Sun 2.40, Tue 8.20pm


MONSTERS V ALIENS (3D) [PG] Thu: 11.20am, 1.40, 3.50, 6.10pm,Fri: 10.10am, 12.25, 2.50, 5.10pm
Animation. Mutated monster-people are used to combat aliens.

to Sat 2nd May Cogges Manor Farm Museum
Sat 2nd: 2.30pm, 4.30pm

X-MEN ORIGINS - WOLVERINE [12A] Thu: 11.00am, 12.30, 1.30, 3.00, 4.00, 5.30, 6.30, 8.00, 8.30, 9.00, 10.30, 11.00, 11.30pm, Fri: 10.00, 10.30am, 12.30, 1.00, 3.00, 3.30, 5.30, 6.00, 8.00, 8.50, 10.00, 10.30, 11.20pm His violent and romantic past. MONSTERS V ALIENS (2D) [PG] Thu: 10.40am, 1.00, 3.30pm Animation. Government uses mutant humans against invading aliens. Fri: 10.50am, 1.10pm I LOVE YOU, MAN [15] Thu: 6.00, 8.40pm, Fri: 3.40, 9.10pm
A best man is urgently needed. Another “bro-mance”.

Fast-paced telling of the Northumberland folk tale: light, shadow, music & puppetry.

Oxford Playhouse (305305)
HIS DARK MATERIALS 1 & 2 Wed 29th: 7pm Part 1 (Part 2 Fri 7pm) Thu 30th, Sat 2nd: 2pm Part 1 (Part 2 eve)
Join Lyra and Will in their quest through worlds familiar and unknown. Tickets are sold in pairs, for both parts same day (or Wed/Fri eves). Phone box office for details.

Thu: 12.40, 2.50, 5.00, 7.10, 9.20, 11.40pm Fri: 11.00pm Remake of Korean scary nurse thriller. CRANK 2 [18] Fri: 11.50pm
Chelios has had his heart stolen.


New Road Baptist Church
OTHELLO Wed 29th: 12.00, 7.30pm, Thu 30th: 7.30pm Fri 1st: 7.30pm; Sat 2nd: 2.30, 7.30pm
Creation Theatre: Shakespeare’s tale of jealousy and ambition. £8.50-£22.50.

SPARKY’S FLYING CIRCUS / Open music, poetry and song session / 9pm / Free / The Half Moon, 17 St Clements CATWEAZLE CLUB / Performance space for music, poetry and story. / 8-11pm / £5/£4 / East Oxford Community Centre, 44b Princes St, OX4 1DD LEE & LOY / Acoustic duo / 9pm, free / 262291 / Cape of Good Hope, Iffley Rd MAY WARNING WITH MURRAY FREE / Murray Torkildsen + Nick Breakspear (Black Hats) / 9,00pm, free / deadlywing‰ / 427505 / The Cricketer’s Arms, 43 Iffley Rd, OX4 1EA SOLD OUT  FRANK TURNER / Cellar Bar, Frewin Court THE DAYS, PICNIC NOW, NOMINEES / The Devon quartet. / 7pm £5 / O2 Academy Oxford, 190 Cowley Road, OX4 1UE / 0844 477 2000 THE HAND, ICHI, THE JOE ALLEN BAND, ALLY CRAIG / Acoustic acts / Backroom ‰ The Bully, 162 Cowley Road /244516 JOHN HOARE / Highly respected trumpeter / 8.15pm. £8, £6 / www. / The Wheatsheaf, 129 High St, OX1 4DF / 721156 THE BRIDGE MAY DAY BALL / 4 rooms of djs including Jaguar Skills (Radio One) plus live bands / / 9.30pm-5am. £10 / The Bridge, Hythe Bridge Street MAY DAY MADNESS / Open all night! Drinks & DJs till breakfast! / The Corridor, Cowley Road MAJESTICAL THURSDAYS / Roots rock reggae, ragga, soca, soul / 8pm til late. £1 entry / Crown House Club, Crown Street, off Cowley Road

on May Morning
Listings correct to best of our knowledge at time of going to press. It’s worth calling the venue to book if you want to be sure of a table!

The Cricketer’s Arms, 43 Iffley Road, 427505, will be serving bacon butties, tea, coffee and beer from 6am while John Otway debuts his hit machine. £10 adv. The Anchor Inn, 2 Hayfield Road, 510282 Open from 6am for Full English (£7.25), kedgeree (£6.50), scrambled eggs & smoked salmon, croissants, pain au chocolat and bacon sandwiches. All the usual drinks. Breakfast to 11am, open all day. The King’s Arms, corner of Parks Rd & Holywell Street, 242369 Open all day from 6am with bar service and Full English breakfast available. The Royal Blenheim, corner of St Ebbes & Pembroke Street. Open from 6am with 10 real ales, breakfast rolls and “a bit of Morris Dancing as well.” The Turf Tavern, down Bath Place, off Holywell Street, 243235 Open 6am - 8am for breakfast baps and baguettes etc. (and beer!) Reopening at 11am. The Big Bang, Walton St, 511441 Will be opening from 6am, Bloody Mary Breakfasts. They are “ready and waiting” and suggest getting there early. Café Coco, 23 Cowley Road, 200232 Open for breakfast 6am-9am. The Grand Café, 84 High Street, 204463 Will open from 6-8am for a limited breakfast menu and then open from 9am as usual. G & Ds, Little Clarendon Street, 516652, St Aldates and Cowley Road, 727111 All open from 6am. The Grapes, 7 George Street, 793380 Open all day from 6am. Full breakfast menu, including Full English, right through to 8pm. The White Horse, Broad Street, 204801 Will be open 6am - 9am for full fried breakfast, and will then reopen at 11am.

Magdalen Bridge will be closed from 4am - 7.30am.
This includes the area from the east side of Magdalen College tower to the Plain. There will be access for 8000 people to a “Controlled Zone” (probably Magdalen Bridge - Longwall Junction) within earshot of the choristers. This tends to be getting full by 5am. Longwall Street, the High Street and Merton Street may be closed to vehicles for any portion of the time between 4am and 8.30am. Buses from Cowley and Headington usually reach the city via the Iffley RoadDonnington Bridge-Abingdon Road route. St John’s College Choir will sing Madrigals from the tower in Front Quad, St John’s, St Giles, “around 7am “. This year’s Morris Dancing will begin about 6.10am in Radcliffe Square, then will move, when the bell-ringing starts in St Mary’s, to the end of New College Lane and to Broad Street. At about 7.30am there will be a further move to a spot outside St John’s, where dancing will continue until about 8.30am. There will then be a break for breakfast. The City and University sides will be dancing at St Ebbe’s school some time between 11am and noon and other sides may be found around the City Centre. At 12 noon dancing will resume in North Parade, from both Oxford City Morris and The Ancient Men, with guests Long Crendon Morris and Charlbury Morris, aided by a barbecue and sword-dancing. Morris Dancing at Aristotle Lane will commence at 6am - and there’s usually a May bull involved.

The New James Street Tavern, 47-48 James St, will be open for alcohol and Full English Breakfasts from 4am 8am. The Corridor, corner of Cowley Road and Princes Street, will be open all night for drinks and party and will do breakfast “at dawn.”

Quod, 92 - 94 High Street, 202505 Open 5am - 11am for breakfast. Full English £9.95; Eggs Benedict/Florentine £6.50; Bacon Roll £3.95; Fresh fruit, with honey, pistachios and yoghurt £8.95. Also Bloody Mary or Buck’s Fizz, juice and croissants from the bar. Combibos Coffee, Gloucester Green Will be opening from 5am for breakfast, with a 10% student discount. RJ at 21, 21 Cowley Road, 201120 Open at 5am, offering breakfast in the garden. The Grand Café, 84 High Street, 204463 Barbecue outside from 5am, offering bacon and sausage sandwiches and take-away teas and coffees. Their insides will open at 6am, see below. Patisserie Valerie, 90 High Street, 725415 Opening 5am with the normal range of coffees, teas, pastries and morning related items. Special rates for the day on coffee & croissant combos. Queens Lane Coffee House, opposite Exam Schools will also open at 5am, for normal service.

Fri 1st
EAST OXFORD ALL STARS / Fundraiser for EOCC. / 8pm-12:30, £2 after 9pm. / East Ox. Community Centre, 44b Princes St, OX4 1DD JUNKIE BRUSH, BEAVER FUEL, MOIETY, FILM NOIR / 8.30pm / The Wheatsheaf, Wheatsheaf Alley, 129 High St. OX1 4DF 721156 ISAAC’S AIRCRAFT, WOLVES OF VIRGINIA, WINTER KINGS / Indie rock & pop / 8pm. £5 / Jericho Tavern, 56 Walton St.: 311775 MAY MORNING WITH OTWAY / John Otway debuts his hit machine / 6.00am, £10.00adv / deadlywing‰ / 427505 / The Cricketer’s Arms, 43 Iffley Rd, OX4 1EA DIRTY ANGEL / Queer and straight-friendly night. / 22:00-03:30. £3 / £6. / 309670 / The Coven, Oxpens Road, OX1 1RX SOLD OUT  FRANK TURNER / Cellar Bar, Frewin Court MAY MORNING BREAKFAST / Serving Alcohol and Full English Breakfasts / Open 4am - 8am / zappapt‰ / The New James Street Tavern, 47-48 James St, OX4 1EU OPEN FOLK NIGHT / All welcome / Oxford Folk Club / 8.30pm. £2 / / Folly Bridge Inn, Abingdon Rd; 790106 BEN WALKER’S BIG GIG / Songwriter and internet superstar with band and guests. / 8pm, £10(£5) / / 07812 204396 / North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade, OX2 7NN / 319450

Richard Curtis comedy about pirate radio ship.

Fri: 12.40, 6.10pm

New Theatre (0844 8471585)
Big, bold Broadway musical. £12.50-£26.50

HANNAH MONTANA [U] Fri: 10.20, 11.00am, 1.20, 1.50, 4.00, 4.25, 7.00, 9.40pm
Hannah goes home to Tennessee to get some perspective.

Mon 27th - Thu 30th: 7.30pm Fri 1st & Sat 2nd: 5pm, 8.30pm Fri 1st: 7.30pm

Unicorn Theatre, Abingdon (01235 525339)
Is England the post war land of decency, darts, honest money, the Mark Two Jaguar and fish and chips or a shiny unfamiliar new era? £12.50/£10. Also showing at Sunningwell Village Hall, Sat 2nd: 7.30pm

GHOSTS OF GIRLFRIENDS PAST [12A] Fri: 11.10am, 1.30, 3.50, 6.20, 8.40pm
Insensitive man is visited by his exes on the eve of his brother’s wedding.

Phoenix Picture House (0870 758 3218)
Political satire from Armando Iannucci.

Thu: 1.30, 4.00, 9.00pm Thu: 6.30pm Fri: 2.00, 4.15, 6.30, 8.30pm Thu: 12.30, 3.15, 6.00, 8.45pm

Mill Arts Centre, Banbury (01295 279002)
ROLEPLAY Wed 29th - Sat 2nd: 7.45pm
Ayckbourn’s orchestrated mayhem. Julie-Ann and Justin’s engagement party is interrupted by a series of intrusions. Contains some strong language. £8.50

Truffaut’s 1959 classic.


A retired magician and death-obsessed 10 yr old. Michael Caine stars. The suspicious death of a Congressman’s mistress. Fri: 12.00, 3.15, 6.00, 8.45pm

OFS Studio (0844 847 2360)
Shakespeare’s tragedy challenges what it is to be human. £10/£7

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Tue 28th & Wed 29th, Fri 1st: 7pm,Thu 30th Sat 2nd: 2pm, 7pm Thu 30th & Fri 1st: 7.30pm

The Great Barn, Garsington Manor (305035)

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The poetry of Yeats interwoven with stories, Irish music, dance and song. £10/ £5

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