8 Great Things to do in Oxford, January 2020
09/12/2019 14:17PM


What’s On in Oxford in the New Year?

If you’re searching for the best things to do in Oxford in January, your search can stop now! Royal Oxford Hotel has taken the time to list some of our favourite things to do in January, including things to do for free, with kids and the whole family.

With so much to see and do in Oxford, we have taken the time to produce a helpful guide, listing a bunch of the best things to do in January 2020 in Oxford.

Let’s get started!

1. Oxford Bartenders’ Ball 2020 – New Year’s day Party

What: - Oxford Bartenders’ Ball is a celebration to bring in the New Year, hospitality style.

Where: - 9 Green Street, Oxford, OX4 1YB

When: - 19:00 – 00:00 Wednesday 1st January 2020

Cost: - £15

Link: - https://www.list.co.uk/event/1438940-oxford-bartenders-ball-2020/


2. Wine Tasting Experience Day – ‘World of Wine’

What: - Oxford wine tasting courses are award winning and fun. They make for fantastic days out learning about wine in a relaxed, fun environment.

Where: - Old Bank Hotel, 91 High Street, Oxford, OX1 4BJ

When: - 10:30 – 16:00 Saturday 11th January 2020

Cost: - £89

Link: - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/oxford-wine-tasting-experience-day-world-of-wine-tickets-13347034339


3. Simon Caine: Every Room Becomes and Panic Room – Stand Up Comedian

What: - Simon Caine has been performing stand-up comedy for over 8 years, performing over 1,600 gigs. Previously, he’s sold out the Comedy Café, The Bill Murray and The Bloomsbury Theatre Studio Space.

Where: - The Jam Factory, 4 Hollybush Row, Oxford, OX1 1HU

When: - 19:00 – 21:00 Sunday 12th January 2020

Cost: - £5

Link: - https://billetto.co.uk/e/simon-caine-every-room-becomes-a-panic-room-when-you-overthink-enough-tickets-399061


4. Piano Concert – West Meets East

What: - Dr. Hao Bo shows you the scintillating marriage of Chinese and Western music, with the richly-hued sound palette of piano.

Where: - The Sheldonian Theatre, Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3AZ

When: - 19:00 – 21:00 Thursday 16th January 2020

Cost: - Free

Link: - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/piano-concert-west-meets-east-tickets-79396660549


5. Cinderella – The Pantomime

What: - Kennington Amateur Dramatic Society brings you a traditional family pantomime, by Alan P Frayn, full of fun and laughter.

Where: - Kennington Village Centre, Kennington Road, Kennington, Oxford, OX1 5PG

When: - 19:30 – 22:00 Friday 24th January 2020

Cost: - £10 adult, £8 concession, £30 family of four

Link: - https://www.skiddle.com/whats-on/Oxford/Kennington-Village-Centre/Cinderella/13699447/


6. Dracula – The Pantomime

What: - Count Dracula has arrived in England in search of the key to his hoard of stolen treasure. Come and join us for a bit of suspense, mock horror and heaps of tongue-in-cheek humour, all wrapped up in traditional panto style.

Where: - Didcot Civic Hall, Britwell Road, Didcot, OX11 7JN

When: - 19:30 – 22:00 Friday 24th January 2020

Cost: - £10/£6, Family ticket - £26, 10% discount on group bookings of 10 or more

Link: - https://www.skiddle.com/whats-on/Oxford/Didcot-Civic-Hall/Dracula---The-Pantomime/13700110/


7. Oxford Vegan Market

What: - The Oxford Vegan Market runs in the Town Hall, right in the centre of this historic university city, from 10:30 - 16:00. The market features up to 50 stalls selling a variety of vegan fast food, healthy eats, artisan savouries, sweet bakes, craft cheeses, handmade cosmetics, ethical clothing, locally made arts and crafts and charity stalls.

Where: - Oxford Town Hall, Oxford, OX1 1BD

When: - 10:30 – 16:00 Saturday 25th January 2020

Cost: - £2 adults, children free

Link: - https://www.veganmarkets.co.uk/oxford


8. Black Parade – 00’s Emo Anthems

What: - The UK’s biggest emo night, Black Parade, are bringing their 00's emo party to Oxford! Expect to hear hits from Paramore, Jimmy Eat World, My Chemical Romance + more.

Where: - O2 Academy Oxford, 190 Cowley Road, Oxford, OX4 1UE

When: - 23:00 – 03:00 Friday 31st January 2020

Cost: - £6.05

Link: - https://www.livenation.co.uk/show/1291275/black-parade-00-s-emo-anthems/oxford/2020-01-31/en


So there, you have it… Our top 8 things to do in Oxford in January to kickstart the new year in style.

If you have already started planning your visit to Oxford and need a place to stay, take the time to look for rooms at the Royal Oxford Hotel: https://www.royaloxfordhotel.co.uk/. Alternatively, take the time to call us on 01865 248432 and one of our friendly team can assist you with your booking.

We look forward to hearing from you soon and hope that you enjoy your visit to Oxford in January, whatever it is you choose to do!

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