O X F O R D!

Welcome to the Purple Turtle Union Bar, Oxford’s infamous, subterranean, undergraduate hangout den.

A maze of dark corners, low ceilings and hang out points leading to one almighty dance floor showcasing some darn fine bands, DJs and dance moves.

Check out our regular club nights below, from the 90’s party tunes of WANNABE,  the emo bangers of yesteryear with TAKING BACK FRIDAY all the way to Oxford’s massive weekly hip hop party BROOKLYN ZOO we cover it ALL!

PLEASE NOTE: Events are subject to change – please check out our Facebook for up to date event information here: www.facebook.com/PurpleTurtleOxford/

Bring your sweet dance moves and leave your inhibitions at home.

The Big Cheese is coming to Oxford delivering a big fat chunk of Cheesy Pop Anthems & Guilty Pleasures, every Monday at The Purple Turtle!

★ Expect a big full fat cheesy face load of:
♬ Bonnie Tyler / Abba / Lady Gaga / Bon Jovi / Madonna / Journey / Queen / Beyonce / Take That / Wham / Duran Duran / Blondie / Katy Perry / Kylie / Britney / Reef / Madness / Girls Aloud / A-ha / B-52s / Michael Jackson / Deee-Lite / 2 Unlimited / Sugababes / Vanilla Ice / Cyndi Lauper / Grease / Salt-N-Pepa / Erasure / Aerosmith / Prince / Human League / Ke$ha / Bee Gees / Sister Sledge / Elvis / Rihanna / Alphabeat / Scissor Sisters / Aretha Franklin / Blues Brothers and loads more..♬

We’ll be running a weekly photo comp each week giving you the chance to WIN an absolutely HUGE block of Cheese every week! Find our Photographer and Cheese up those photos!

Oh yes! Get set to enjoy that favourite beast of a drink for HALF PRICE every Monday!

► Doors 9pm – 3am
► FREE Entry – all night

★ Pics up every week at our Facebook Page:

W A N N A B E brings you a decades worth of Non Stop 90s Chart Pop, Hip-Pop & Brit-Pop, every Tuesday to The Purple Turtle!

✌ Expect all the BIGGEST 90s Chart Pop, Hip-Pop & Brit-Pop Anthems including:
Backstreet Boys, 5ive, Aqua, Corona, S Club 7, Hanson, B*witched, Run DMC, Spice Girls, Dr Dre, Boyzone, Blur, 2Pac, TLC, *NSync, Britney Spears, Eminem, Phats ‘n’ Small, Reef, Steps, Will Smith, Take That, Robin S, Christina Aguila, Pulp, Vengaboys, Destinys Child, Oasis, East 17, All Saints, Baby D, Ricky Martin & tons more!

► Doors 8pm – 3am
► FREE Entry – all night!

✌ Facebook Page: WEEKLY PHOTOS!

✌ Instagram: NOSTALGIA ROAD!

✌ Twitter: TALKING THAT 90s TALK!

✩ ! C R A S H ! is Oxford’s BIGGEST Wednesday night Party dropping a GIANT head on collision of Massive-Pop, Indie-Bangers, Rockin’ Mash-Ups & Party Anthems ramming out The Purple Turtle every Wednesday, week in, week out!

✩ Watch this space for news on our infamous !CRASH! UP! theme nights!

★ The Pop Rockin’ Smash-Up!
!CRASH! flipping loves all things Pop so expect the BIGGEST in Chart Pop, Indie Pop, Rock Pop & Cheesy Pop our from Residents, who’ll have you going nuts to the likes of:

Arctic Monkeys ✦ Ellie Goulding ✦ Labrinth ✦ Clean Bandit ✦ Rizzle Kicks ✦ Example ✦ Nero ✦ Rita Ora ✦ Fall Out Ball ✦ Taylor Swift ✦ Foals ✦ Jessie J ✦ Bastille ✦ Eminem ✦ Bloc Party ✦ Disclosure ✦ M83 ✦ Two Door Cinema Club ✦ Skrillex ✦ Killers ✦ Mackelmore ✦ Gwen Stefani ✦ Everything Everything ✦ Jason Derulo ✦ Wheatus ✦ Nicki Minaj ✦ Blink 182 ✦ Tinie Tempah ✦ Mumford & Sons ✦ Rhianna ✦ Ed Sheeran ✦ Dr Dre ✦ Sum 41 ✦ Outkast ✦ The Fratellis ✦ Black Eyed Peas ✦ Red Hot Chilli Peppers ✦ One Direction ✦ Kings Of Leon ✦ Rudimental ✦ Blur ✦ Calvin Harris ✦ 30 Seconds To Mars ✦ Daft Punk ✦ Queens Of The Stone Age ✦ Swedish House Mafia ✦ Strokes ✦ Justin Timberlake ✦ Vaccines ✦ Iggy Azalea ✦ Wombats ✦ FatBoy Slim ✦ Florence & The Machine ✦ Ke$ha ✦ Biffy Clyro ✦ Avicii ✦ Darwin Deez ✦ Azealia Banks and tons more!!

T H E | H I P | H O P | P A R T Y

G O O D | M U S I C
G O O D | P E O P L E
Z E R O | D I C K H E A D S

Brooklyn Zoo – Oxford’s Hip Hop Party! Every Thursday 9pm – 3am FREE ENTRY!

COOKIE DOUGH is the PT’s brand new Friday night Student Party! Expect Indie bangers, pop classics, hip hop slammers, dance anthems and cheesey sing-a-longs we’re too embarrassed to list here! COOKIE DOUGH is all about bringing the student house party vibe to the PT….and yes there will be cookies! The Usual – DRINKS DEALS // TABLE FOOTBALL // JUKE BOX // RETRO GAMING // SWEATY DANCE FLOOR // MASSIVE TUNES AND AN ATMOSPHERE ONLY THE PURPLE TURTLE CAN PROVIDE.

P R O P A G A N D A has a new home in Oxford! Your rock ‘n’ roll party hits The Purple Turtle every Saturday from 10pm-3am.

Expect the biggest in INDIE / ROCK & POP PUNK anthems!
Admission £3 (Free for Oxford Union members)

On the THIRD Friday of every month we paint everything black!

Do you wish it was still 2003 when everything was black and it rained everyday?.. bands named after weekdays and months of the year ruled our ipods, and you had cramp in your wrist from those high angle myspace selfies.

Taking Back Friday is the PT’s new monthly Emo Party!! and..


You can expect all the bands you remember from My Checmical Romance to Brand New, From Fall Out Boy to A Day to Remember, Taking Back Sunday, Jimmy Eat World, The Get Up Kids, Panic at the Disco, Saves the Day, Hawthorne Heights, Armor for Sleep, The Used, From first To Last, Coheed and Cambria, Thrice, Finch, Underoath, Atreyu, Senses Fail…the list goes on and on and you get the picture!

Dig out those band shirts, squeeze into your skinnys and chucks and we’ll see you there.



Valid Photographic ID is and will be required to attend all events hosted at The Purple Turtle.

Dress Code – No tracksuit bottoms.

Last Entry – 2am,  this includes re-entry.

01865 247 007


The Purple Turtle, Frewin Court (off of Cornmarket Street) Oxford, OX1 3JB