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New Year, New Site

Saturday, January 07, 2017 | The Team
Happy 2017 you lot! Hope the January blues hasn’t bitten a hole in your leg yet. We’ve got some serious stuff planned this year. You’ll definitely wanna be looking out for what’s coming up. W ..
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The name's Perks, Joe Perks

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 | The Team
On Tuesday 16th August 2016, Pubs Of Oxford were kindly invited to the launch party of the newly renovated Joe Perks. They asked us if we wanted to come along and indulge on their fresh new food m ..
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Job Openings at The Pint Shop!

Sunday, July 31, 2016 | The Team
Great news!! The Pint Shop, a brand new establishment on George Street is opening in September - and they're offering a whole host of job opportunities. Just to give a brief bit of informatio ..
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Pub Gardens in Oxford: City Centre Part 4

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 | The Team
Sorry we've been away for a little while. It's been rather busy... But you don't care about that though do you? You're all like, "Fam - where's the blog?". Well, here it is. This week we're coveri ..
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Pub Gardens in Oxford: City Centre Part 3

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 | The Team
This weeks pub garden extravaganza takes us back to the 'old skool' pubs of Oxford. The ones soaked in history, that seldom have a dull moment and provide a full flavouring of banterous hilarity.  ..
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Pub Gardens in Oxford: City Centre Part 2

Friday, May 27, 2016 | The Team
This is part two of Oxford's pub gardens tour. We take you to the very centre of the city and slightly further out toward the train station. The Chequers ( ..
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Pub Gardens in Oxford: City Centre Part 1

Friday, May 20, 2016 | The Team
So here it is. Pubs of Oxford's first beer garden tour. Nothing screams summer more than having an ice cold fruity cider or a honey coloured beer in the sun whilst having a cheeky social smoke...  ..
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Pub Gardens In Oxford

Thursday, May 12, 2016 | The Team
As you may have noticed, we're not very good at keeping up with these blog posts . WHY? Well, I'll tell you why, because we're too busy enjoying the beautiful beer gardens Oxford ha ..
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Ampleforth Arms Shares Now Open

Monday, March 21, 2016 | The Team
Risinghurst had its third community meeting on Friday night regarding the state of the Ampleforth Arms pub that was closed in May 2015. This evening was a celebratory one as we were greeted w ..
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Christmas Gift Competition

Sunday, November 29, 2015 | The Team
So this is the week that Pubs Of Oxford have teamed up with The Jericho Tavern ( to promote a special Christmas gift for those entering the  ..
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A Christmas Gift from Pubs Of Oxford

Sunday, November 22, 2015 | The Team
This Christmas we’ve decided to team up with the Jericho Tavern ( to offer an exclusive voucher through our social media str ..
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Advertise with Pubs Of Oxford

Sunday, October 11, 2015 | The Team
Over the past few weeks we have received email requests from individuals and small businesses to help promote their services or products. In turn, we have decided to create promotional space ..
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Revive The Amp

Monday, September 07, 2015 | The Team
On Friday 4th September a second meeting took place at the Risinghurst Community Centre to get a progress update on reviving The Ampleforth Arms. There was a good turn out although a greater numbe ..
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Absence with Action

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 | The Team
We realise that it has been fairly quiet over the last month or so. We’ve been wrapped up in planning exciting and innovative tools for Pubs Of Oxford. We worked out that the next se ..
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Cider in the Sun

Sunday, July 19, 2015 | The Team
What a beautiful venue to host an awesome cider festival. On Saturday evening as the sun was setting, the Chequers Quarry ( at  ..
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Classic Carnival

Tuesday, July 07, 2015 | The Team
Another year, another Cowley Road Carnival. The pubs were open, the music was playing, the rides were spinning and the food stalls were bustling. Huge numbers turned out for the epic  ..
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Save The Amp!

Monday, June 08, 2015 | The Team
It was very sad to hear a few weeks ago that The Ampleforth Arms had closed down in Risinghurst. For those that don’t know, this was the local drinking establishment to C.S Lewis, author of the N ..
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On Air with the BBC

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 | The Team
This week, Pubs Of Oxford were invited to a studio chat with BBC Radio Oxford. It’s not often that you get an opportunity to plug your company to a large audience at such an early stage. An h ..
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Style and Substance

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 | The Team
Whilst most people were enjoying the sudden burst of sunshine this week, we at Pubs Of Oxford, got excited as we have been nominated for an award by CSS Reel and CSS Awards! The award is give ..
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An Eventful Day In Oxford

Saturday, April 04, 2015 | The Team
We had a great time visiting the Pillow Fight on Catte Street this afternoon. Saw some great swings in there. It's nice to witness something a little unusual in Oxford. We hope there weren't too m ..
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Thursday, April 02, 2015 | The Team
It's now April 2nd and we're excited. Not because the Easter break is around the corner but today is the day we launch the site officially. We've been working on it for several months now and ..
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Photoshoot Day

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 | The Team
Everything is slowly turning into pixels. We're still standing, or sitting rather, after several 12 hour days wired in building the site. We are getting near the end of it now and it's looking ..
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Building the foundations

Friday, January 23, 2015 | The Team
So this is us hard at work. It's a sunday morning, we havent been out all weekend and we plan on staying in for the next few days just to smash this site. Sawyer gets the iMac and I'm sti ..
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