The Oxjam Bristol Takeover


Written by Don't Panic
13 Monday 13th October 2014

The Oxjam Takeovers are a series of one day music festivals held every October in towns and cities across the UK. They are organised entirely by local volunteers with a dual purpose to celebrate local music and to raise money for Oxfam. Since 2006, Oxjam events have raised over £2.3 million, involving some truly unforgettable gigs. All local. All live.

The Oxjam Bristol Takeover 2014 will be held on Saturday 18th October, staging over 50 acts, across eight venues in and around Stokes Croft. Venues for the festival include No. 51, The Attic Bar, Crofters Rights, LeftBank, The Love Inn, Plantation, and a surprise location to be announced in the final days leading up to the event! BIMM Bristol Music College will be co-hosting the Crofters Rights stage and Access to Music will co-host the No. 51 stages. 

Our main acts have also been confirmed! These include Crinkle Cuts, The Inexplicables, The Rin Tins, Mankala, Hot Fiction, Glowglobes, Phoenix Club, Trans-Antarctic Expedition, The Rupees, Daggers and Waves, Reventure, Banofee Pies vs Elephant DJs, plus many more! Please check out our websiteFacebook and Twitter pages for a full line up.

Owen Dowsett, the Oxjam Bristol Takeover Manager, commented: “We are hoping to make 2014 the best Oxjam Bristol Takeover yet! Building on the success of previous years, this will be a fantastic celebration of musical talent in Bristol, whilst also raising money and awareness for Oxfam's fight against poverty. We’ve already had lots of support from all sorts of people and now we’re just looking forward to it all coming together on the 18th."

Tickets for the festival cost £5 in advance, £7 on the day. Advance tickets can be purchased from WeGotTickets or from Bristol Ticket Shop. All advance tickets will need exchanging for wristbands from 3 pm on the day at The Canteen. Wristbands will give entry throughout the day and evening to all venues subject to venue capacities. For volunteers who are interested in helping at the festival, please contact

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