Oxjam is a national music festival with a global impact, raising much needed money for Oxfam to fund their life changing work to fight poverty and suffering in the UK and around the world.

Oxjam began in 2006, with the aim of creating a network of music-loving people across the UK, Since 2006 Oxjam has raised over £2.3 million for Oxfam. Last year, their emergency and development work reached a staggering 15 million people in 55 countries.

The festival is entirely run by volunteers, with all of the bands, venues and crew volunteering their time so that all of the money raised on the day will go towards Oxfam’s life-changing work to build long-term sustainable solutions to the root causes of poverty and inequality.

A huge line-up of acts will be performing over 10 hours, with bands including; Lambone Splinter, Prsym, Jnctre and Our City Fires and even the DMU Jazz Band.

Tickets for the event will be available on the day from the Box Office at The Snug in The Exchange.

Oxjam Music Festival Leicester returns on Saturday 13th October, to four venues around the city’s Cultural Quarter.

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Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Great Central, John has been actively involved in Leicester's creative community for over a decade - promoting shows and releasing records under the name Robot Needs Home. He is a director of Handmade Festival, and ex member of the band Maybeshewill.

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