A date for your diary?  July 16 11am -4pm.  

OXIB is in its third year so we are considering expanding and adapting. We’ll have 25 tables in the marquee at the last event of the Oxford Festival of the Arts in the grounds of Magdalen College School. Oxford OX4 1DZ. The entrance to the grounds will be from the  Plain end of Magdalen Bridge.

The artist Weimin He has spoken and exhibited at the Indie Book Fair.  This is his impression of the view of Magdalen College from the school .

https://artsfestivaloxford.org/ The full programme for the community event  on Sunday July 16 has not yet be finalised. When it has,  full details will be on their website and on  our  website .https://www.oxfordindiebookfair.co.uk

Entry is free & it’s a beautiful site to picnic near the Thames, has a tea tent and children’s activities including  interaction with Waterperry Opera and the Story Museum. Oxib will have a children’s storytelling corner and will organise a poetry slam.

You will meet a wonderful variety of authors, illustrators and publishers .

Sylvia Vetta: Oxib organiser, author, freelance writer and speaker.

2 Ray Foulk: Oxib organiser, green architect and author.

3 Claret Press:  Publisher

4 Oxfordfolio/ Anglepoise Books  : Publisher

5 Oxford ebooks: Publisher.  They will be giving away books if you click on their website on the day.

6 Oxford Children’s Book Group with Bella Pearson

7 Oxford Poetry Library

8 Environmental Oxford: Stanislav Shmelev

9 Elisabeth Hallett: author of Mouse-wolf, a story set in Beijing.

10 Liz Woolley: Local historian

11 Clive Goddard: Humorous award winning children’s  writer

12 Peter Tickler: Crime fiction writer. Peter’s books are set in East Oxford

13 Mario Cuello: OUP book illustrator

14 Dice Comics

15 Emily Gale: Children’s author

16 Fil Reid: Historical fiction

17 Mirjam Vanderven

18 Janet Hancock: Historical fiction

19 Dylan Brenan: fantasy fiction

20 Diana Bell: public artist, poet, author & illustrator of  Nature Unlocked

21The Nasio Trust: Not so Black and White, Green Power the Spirulina Cookbook and library appeal .

22 John Mair: Bitesize books including books set in Jericho & about Morse etc.

23 Stanza Poetry Group

On July 16 we’ll have news of our annual November Fair. We hope  this popular event will be larger in 2023, so we can open it to new exhibitors.

There are lovely walks to  enjoy in the  area. Here is another Oxford painting by Weimin He. It hangs in the Vice Chancellor’s office.

The way to the Marquee