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The Catweazle Club

Princes Street, Oxford OX4 1HU, England
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An evening of chilled out and positive solidarity for artists.

A positive and supporting atmosphere and crowd where diverse artists and musicians can feel free to... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
Oxford, United Kingdom
Catweazle Club, East Oxford Community Centre, 40 Princes Rd, East Oxford

If you are looking for a break from the arcane and the tourists the Catweazle Club, which opens... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2017
Perth, Australia
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Princes Street, Oxford OX4 1HU, England
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

A positive and supporting atmosphere and crowd where diverse artists and musicians can feel free to really express themselves creatively.

Thank rdorourke
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a break from the arcane and the tourists the Catweazle Club, which opens every Thursday night, 8pm to 12pm, is the place. This popular performance venue hosts a wide range of gifted poets, musicians, singers and storytellers whose works vary...More

Thank LornaK643
Catweazle P, The Cat's Pyjamas at The Catweazle Club, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Thanks for the love, Lorna! See you next time around..

Reviewed 9 June 2016

A very chilled friendly lovely place, perfect for enjoying some great music, poetry, singing and what not! Loved it!

Thank Polly B
Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

I went with a couple of friends to provide a change from the usual open mic night we go to in Newbury. It has a pleasant bohemian vibe and exudes cosiness. Every performer gets to perform one piece, be it a song, a poem etc...More

Thank nomad-people-allowed
Reviewed 17 September 2015

Sometimes amazing, sometimes awkward; it's always variable, but always intimate, interesting and entertaining. Great bar, lovely people, fantastic craic. Highly recommended.

Thank Hanswehr
Reviewed 6 May 2015

You can hear a pin drop in the East Oxford Community Centre on a Thursday night, in between the clapping, the stories, the poetry and the acoustic sets. It is an open mic without a mic, which is the essence of its charm. Not everything...More

Thank Josh S
Reviewed 3 October 2014

Had my first ever trip to Catweazle last night. Simply amazing mix of audience and performers from those who had ever been on stage before to some accomplished amateur musicians. No one played from any written music and we had everything from Chopin to a...More

2  Thank AndrewPSmith
Reviewed 13 August 2014

When I first came to Catweazle, I expected to find the usual open-stage scene. A dark room smelling of rancid beer. A stringy-haired guy-with-guitar barely singing through a bad PA. A sparse scattering of other stringy-haired guys-with-guitars waiting their turn to play, and then each...More

3  Thank Michael H
Reviewed 8 August 2014

I'd heard good things about Catweazle from a few different friends and was not disappointed. There is a lovely respectful, creative atmosphere in the Catweazle club, which is conveniently located at the heart of Cowley Road in the community centre (which seems to be transformed...More

1  Thank Explorer1991
Reviewed 31 January 2014

I've been studying here for over two years, and nothing beats Catweazle. It's a true artistic community which really welcomes you in, and it's an absolute privilege to be a part of. It's by far the most intimate place I've ever played (and listened), and...More

3  Thank flickerclear17
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ash h
15 March 2015|
Response from CatweazleMatt |
Yes, plenty of parking.
Charles L
15 January 2015|
Response from CatweazleMatt |
I have no idea what that even means!