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Oxford's Showcase for Music & Poetry

intimate concert

Oxford's Showcase for Music & Poetry

1 review
Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Hosted in
English
intimate concert

Oxford's Showcase for Music & Poetry

intimate concert

Oxford's Showcase for Music & Poetry

1 review
Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

I will introduce you to an exhilarating and unrivalled experience in discovering and enjoying new and extraordinary talent, from every genre and all walks of life. I am a musician, singer and songwriter, and I founded the Catweazle Club way back in 1994, when I first arrived in Oxford and was in search of a spiritual and creative home. We have been in session every Thursday night ever since, hosting literally thousands of musicians, poets, singers, dancers, comedians and performance artists of every imaginable hue (as well as some that were previously unimaginable!). Over the past 25 years we have earned an unrivalled reputation for hosting extraordinary evenings of performance that will leave your head reeling and your heart bursting, and Catweazle has become renowned as one of the true cultural institutions of this magical city. It is well worth the short detour from the centre of town. Coming to Catweazle is a direct route into the true bohemian heart of Oxford, a chance to escape all of the tourist shops and chain cafes, and meet some of the extraordinary local misfits, bards and geniuses who come out to play on a Thursday night. You won’t find a night like this anywhere in the world, let alone in Oxford! Please make sure you arrive before 8pm to get a seat, as it’s always busy.

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Your host

Learn more about Matt

Matt

I am the founder and host of Oxford’s legendary performance space, The Catweazle Club: For over 25 years, we have garnered an unrivalled reputation for hosting intimate and inspirational gatherings showcasing music, poetry, songwriters, singers, magicians, storytellers, dancers, mischief-makers and purveyors of all manner of acoustic artistry. Completely unplugged, utterly magical. “Magical” - BBC Radio 4, “Britain’s most intimate performance space “ - The Times “An essential cultural interlude” - The Guardian.

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Where you'll be

The Catweazle Club takes place every Thursday night at East Oxford Community Centre, 44b Princess Street, Oxford OX4 1HU East Oxford is the real heart of Oxford, where all of the students, artists, bohemians and working people live. Every Thursday evening, we take over the bar of East Oxford Community Centre (corner of Cowley Rd and Princes St) and transform it into an Aladdin’s cave of wonderment and delight.

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

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Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests of all ages can attend.
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Oxford's Showcase for Music & Poetry
1 review
From $11/person
1 review
From $11/person