What’s on in Oxfordshire this November

Oxford City & Oxfordshire | Magazine 

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As the vibrant autumn leaves blanket the picturesque landscapes of Oxfordshire, November brings with it an exciting array of events and activities. From live music and captivating theatre performances to the Christmas trail at Blenheim Palace, here are just a few of the events this November.

The Stylistics

Friday 03 November
New Theatre Oxford, 24-26 George St, Oxford

A Brilliant Evening of Greatest Hits

Get ready for an unforgettable night as the legendary Stylistics take the stage at New Theatre Oxford on Friday, 03 November. After a sold-out tour in the US, they are proud to announce their 25 UK ‘Greatest Hits Tour’ from October to December 2023.

Charismatic and harmonious, The Stylistics, featuring Airrion Love and Herb Murrell from the original line-up, alongside Barrington ‘Bo’ Henderson and Jason Sharp, have earned their place as one of the best-selling Philadelphia groups of all time. Prepare to be enchanted as they deliver magic moments from their classic greatest hits, including “I Can’t Give You Anything,” “I’m Stone In Love With You,” “You Make Me Feel Brand New,” “Let’s Put It All Together,” “You Are Everything,” and their UK No.1 single “I Can’t Give You Anything (But My Love),” plus many more timeless tunes.

The Stylistics’ illustrious career boasts seven Gold albums, five Gold singles, two Double Gold singles, eight Platinum albums, one Double Platinum album, and four Platinum singles. Their exceptional talent earned them a Grammy nomination in 1974 for “You Make Me Feel Brand New,” and in 1994, they received a well-deserved plaque on the Walk Of Fame in Philadelphia. Notably, in May 2004, they were inducted into the esteemed Vocal Group Hall Of Fame.

Don’t miss this sensational evening with The Stylistics as they grace the stage with their captivating music and enthralling performances.

For more information and tickets, please click here to visit their website.

Notos Quartett

Thursday 09 November
SJE Arts (St. John the Evangelist Church), Iffley Road, Oxford

The Enchanting Harmony of Nature and Youth

Since its inception in 2007, the Notos Quartett has garnered six first prizes and numerous special awards at prestigious international competitions, captivating audiences worldwide with their virtuosic brilliance and profound musicality.

Prepare to be enraptured by the Notos Quartett’s perfectly blended sound, akin to the experience of appreciating an exquisite old burgundy wine – rich, warm, and elegantly refined, with an inner spirit that weaves through every note. Classical Voice North America lauded their performances as some of the finest chamber music interpretations ever heard.

The Guardian also praised the quartet’s unanimity in shaping the music and their impeccable blend and tuning, making for a sublime chamber music experience. Witness the remarkable artistry of the Notos Quartett as they bring these cherished masterpieces to life while uncovering lost and forgotten treasures of the piano quartet genre. Their vision is to champion both the beloved and the new compositions, evident in their debut album Hungarian Treasures, which earned international acclaim for featuring the world premiere recording of Béla Bartók’s piano quartet.

Don’t miss this unforgettable evening of musical enchantment as Notos Quartett graces Oxford with their exceptional talent.

For more information and tickets, please click here to visit their website.


15 November 2023 – 14 January 2024
The Theatre Chipping Norton, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire

A Latin Carnival of Fun and Magic!

Step into a world of enchantment and laughter at The Theatre Chipping Norton from 15th November 2023 to 14th January 2024 to see “Cinderella” like you’ve never seen it before!

In the charming town of Santa Maria de las Orejas de Soplillo (St Maria with the sticky-out ears), a beautiful and kind-hearted but frustrated young woman, Cinderella, yearns for a life beyond her monotonous chores and dreadful stepmother. But in a world where dreams seem futile, what chance does she have?

With a fiesta of Latin American music and dance, a vibrant burst of colours, and non-stop, laugh-out-loud silliness that will keep you entertained from beginning to end. Join the team for a carnival of joy and experience the classic tale with a unique twist that will captivate both young and old.

Don’t miss this magical journey filled with music, dance, and unforgettable moments.

For more information and tickets, please click here to visit their website.

Christmas at Blenheim Palace

17 November 2023 – 01 January 2024
Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire

Start planning your perfect family get-together this Christmas at Blenheim Palace, where a new trail and exquisitely themed Palace interior will enchant visitors from 17th November 2023 to 1st January 2024.

Experience the magic of the after-dark trail, where the Great Outdoors comes alive with a mesmerising display of twinkling lights and seasonal sounds. Delight in heart-shaped arches adorned in moonlit splendour, walk through glowing tunnels filled with stars, and be awe-inspired by an 8-meter sphere adorned with over 20,000 moving LEDs. The journey also offers a special encounter with Father Christmas himself! Don’t miss the enchanting dancing reflections in the colourful Cascades and the magical Lakeside walk, which are bound to leave you in awe.

As you explore the transformed Palace rooms, you’ll be captivated by the contemporary twist on the classic fairy tale of Sleeping Beauty. Witness the Great Hall with a magnificent glistening Christmas tree and venture into the candle-lit bedchamber where Aurora sleeps, watched over by the Lilac Fairy. The journey continues through the evil fairy’s lair, filled with toads, potions, and menacing crows, before arriving at the frozen-in-time castle kitchen. As the story unfolds, vines creep everywhere, and you’ll encounter spinning wheels, fluttering fairies, and the search for a happy-ever-after.

And that’s not all – enjoy the festive delights at the Christmas Market in the Great Court, from 17th November to 17th December 2023.

For more information and tickets, please click here to visit their website.

Strong Enough – Ultimate Tribute Concert to Cher

Saturday 18 November
The Mill Arts Centre, Banbury, Oxfordshire

Mark your calendars for an electrifying evening on Saturday, 18 November at The Mill Arts Centre, Banbury, Oxfordshire, as they pay tribute to the legendary global superstar and iconic female artist – Cher!

Get ready to be blown away by all the classic hits that have made Cher an enduring musical icon, including “Turn Back Time,” “I Found Someone,” “Believe,” “Strong Enough,” “Gypsies Tramps and Thieves,” her modern Abba remixes, and many more chart-toppers.

This show-stopping, dazzling extravaganza promises to take you on an exhilarating musical journey through the ages – from the Dark Lady days to the rocking 80s perm era, and the infectious disco hits that will make you want to TURN BACK TIME and celebrate the queen of pop and rock.

With 25 sensational smash hits, spanning six decades of stardom, and a spectacle of costume changes that will dazzle your senses, “Strong Enough” brings you the passion, the flair, and the glitter of Cher’s remarkable career. Supported by a full live band and an ensemble of talented dancers, this concert will leave you in awe of the sheer talent and showmanship that defined Cher’s legacy.

Don’t miss out on this remarkable tribute to one of the greatest musical legends of all time.

For more information and tickets, please click here to visit their website.

Tom Allen – Completely

Friday 24 November & Saturday 25 November
New Theatre Oxford, 24-26 George St, Oxford

A Riotous Evening of Witty Stand-Up

Tom Allen takes the stage at New Theatre Oxford on Friday, 24 November, and Saturday, 25 November. Having finally flown the nest and moved out of his parents’ house, Tom is bursting with updates and eager to share his comedic insights into adulting, gardening, and the delicate art of entertaining friends with children for dinner.

A household name known for his signature acerbic wit and riotous storytelling, Tom Allen has been winning hearts as the host of The Apprentice: You’re Fired and co-host of Cooking With The Stars and Like Minded Friends. You can also catch him making side-splitting appearances on Bake Off: An Extra Slice and There’s Something About Movies.

With his last tour selling over fifty-thousand tickets, including a sell-out show at The London Palladium where he recorded his special, Tom’s comedic prowess has been sweeping audiences off their feet.

The Guardian hails Tom’s sharp badinage, sympathetic personal material, and exceptional skills as a raconteur and host. The Evening Standard praises him as a skilful stand-up poised on the cusp of major fame, while The Times raves about his neatly judged mix of realism and comedic exaggeration.

Don’t miss this uproarious evening of comedy gold with Tom Allen, the master of wit and laughter.

For more information and tickets, please click here to visit their website.

Live Killers (Queen)

Saturday 25 November
Fat Lils, Witney, Oxfordshire

Experience the ultimate Queen tribute like never before with Live Killers, hitting the stage at Fat Lils, Witney, Oxfordshire on Saturday, 25th November!

Prepare to be thoroughly entertained as Live Killers delivers an extraordinary musical experience, faithfully performing Queen’s greatest hits and delving into their finest deep cuts. This non-dress-up tribute is all about the music, capturing the essence and magic of Queen’s legendary sound.

Get ready to rock out to iconic classics like “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “We Will Rock You,” and “Somebody to Love,” as well as lesser-known gems that showcase the band’s artistic brilliance.

Live Killers is not your ordinary tribute band – their passion for Queen’s music shines through every note, bringing the energy and excitement of a real Queen concert to the stage. So, if you’re craving an unforgettable night filled with Queen’s timeless hits and hidden treasures, don’t miss the electrifying performance by Live Killers at Fat Lils.

For more information and tickets, please click here to visit their website.


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