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Common People Oxford 2018

  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 26-27 May 2018
Common People Oxford 2018

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From Bestival founder Rob da Bank

Common People Oxford's mix of live music, DJs, arts, theatre and more is a family-friendly haven on South Park, close to Oxford's city centre.

From Bestival founder Rob Da Bank, the laid-back weekender brings the quirks and excitement of the flagship festival to the intimate city setting, laying on a diverse lineup and site full of arty installations and hidden gems. 

Its lineup has included the likes of Craig David, Primal Scream and Clean Bandit in recent years, cementing itself as one of the UK's best and most eclectic urban music festivals. 


  • The Jacksons
  • James
  • Ride
  • Maximo Park


  • The Jacksons
  • The New Power Generation (Prince's Legendary Band)
  • Morcheeba
  • Aswad
  • Boney M
  • Jungle Brothers
  • Fred V & Grafix
  • DJ Yoda
  • The Cuban Brothers
  • Fineart
  • General Levy
  • Hak Baker
  • Chainska Brassika
  • The Deadbeat Apostles
  • Burt Cope
  • Inner Peace Records
  • Back For Good
  • Candy Says
  • Sir S*mbo Sound
  • Tiger Mendoza
  • The August List
  • Drop Bomb Entertainment
  • Natty Mark
  • Light Roots Sound
  • Death of the Maiden
  • Earinade
  • Laima Bite
  • Premium Leisure
  • Dancin' Oxford
  • Messy Jam Dance Company

  • James
  • Ride
  • Sparks
  • Maximo Park
  • Craig Charles
  • Honeyblood
  • Ross From Friends [DJ set]
  • London African Gospel Choir presents Paul Simon's Graceland
  • Willow
  • Rodney P & Skitz
  • Elvana
  • Low Island
  • Cut Capers
  • Brickwork Lizards
  • Em Williams
  • James Weston
  • The Great Western Tears
  • Drore
  • Count Skylarkin
  • Msry
  • Lucy Leave
  • Young Women's Music Project
  • Danny Dread Msd
  • White Magic
  • Mr Clive White
  • HazE
  • 31Hours
  • Ghosts in the Photographs
  • Self Help
  • Step2Dance
  • Mini Professionals

East of Oxford city centre, South Park is a beautiful green space that has hosted some huge music shows and festivals over recent years.


South Park, Oxford, OX4 1NT, United Kingdom


BY PLANE: Oxford Bus Company runs an 'airline' service from Heathrow, Gatwick and Birmingham airports to Oxford City Centre, and there are regular trains to Oxford from most major UK cities.

BY TRAIN: Oxford Station is about a 20 minute taxi ride or 45 minute walk from South Park (about 2 miles on foot, 3 by car). The number 4 bus also runs regularly between the train station and the festival site.

BY BUS: The 'Oxford Tube' bus service runs regularly between London and Oxford, and there are regular coaches to Oxford from across the UK. 

Anyone aged 16 over may attend Common People Oxford without being accompanied by an adult. Those aged between 6 and 15 must have a ticket and be accompanied by an adult. Children aged 5 an under still need a ticket, but their tickets are free.

On both days of the event, the gates will be open from 10.30am. The event box offices open at 9.30am and closes at 8pm.

The event will be finished by 11pm each night and you will be requested to leave the site swiftly.

Camping is not available for the festival.


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