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Thursday, September 23rd, 2010
2:47 pm
Just a quick note to say that I have just spotted a spambot post to this community, and have already deleted it, banned the user from posting anywhere that I have control over, and reported them as a bot to LJ. There seem to be a lot of such bots around on LJ at the moment, so I am putting this community on moderated membership for the time being, and will add a note to that effect to the userinfo page. Hopefully that will stop the problem.

As you were!
Saturday, March 20th, 2010
10:22 am
Oxford BiFest!

Calling all Bisexuals, Bicurious, friends and allies in Oxford!

Saturday 27 March

Oxford BiFest

Saturday 27th March, 2010: Oxford BiFest is a day long celebration of everything Bisexual!

Like men? Like women? Like both? Please join us for the first annual Oxford BiFest! A celebration of bisexuality for bisexuals & bi-friendly people including daytime workshops & an evening disco with DJ.

Oxford BiFest is a friendly, welcoming event offering opportunities for networking and new friendships, as well as resources and partnerships for comparing experiences and discussing significant, wide-reaching issues. Our programme features participatory workshops, such as stories and supportive strategies for coming out of the closet; how to fight discrimination or harassment; and how to make choices that promote sexual health. However, we also include lighter ‘fun and games/icebreaker’ sessions, a reading from one of our favourite published authors, and an evening social with a well-known community DJ!

Entry is £10 waged, £5 unwaged.

The Oxford University Club, Mansfield Road

11.00 am - 11.00 pm

Bisexual Oxford website

Current Mood: excited
Monday, November 30th, 2009
5:32 pm
That time of year has arrived, and Intrusion has its xmas party...Joining us will be DJ Death By Shinies and Special guest DJ Loki(slimelight, whitby, etc etc).

The first 30 people through the door before 9.30pm will get in for FREE, and everyone who comes will get a £10 off voucher for Pennangalan Boots!(terms and conditions apply to the offer).
There will be sweets, mince pies and glow sticks for those quick enough to grab them, so get down to The Cellar early next tuesday and dance like crazy!
Thursday, June 11th, 2009
1:00 pm
Anyone else going to be going to the Numan gig at the Ox-O2 tonight?

Current Mood: working
Monday, December 29th, 2008
9:26 pm
2009 Intrusion dates
2009 is almost here! and to make sure you don't miss a single Intrusion, here are the dates for the entire year(always on the second Tuesday of the month by the way):
January 13th (2 weeks time!)
February 10th
March 10th
April 14th
May 12th
June 9th(8th Birthday Bash!)
July 14th
August 11th
September 8th
October 13th
November 10th
December 8th
There you have it, so pop the dates in your diary, and we really hope to see you there for as many of the 2009 Intrusions as you can manage, its your club too and we hope you enjoy it even more in the new year :)
Tuesday, October 21st, 2008
5:16 pm
PhD research on goth- looking for participants!
My name is Zoe Enstone and I’m lucky enough to be doing my PhD research on goth! The study is specifically focussed on the everyday practices of subculturalists, the sensory experience of events, and anxiety towards the group within mainstream populations.

I’m currently looking for two groups of participants:

1) Anybody over age 18 who identify with and/or participate in the UK goth scene and would like to take part in interviewing and creating multimedia diaries;

2) and those attending ‘Whitby Goth Weekend’ in a couple of weeks.

More details about my research can be found here and on my Facebook group

Please email (zoe.enstone@gmail.com) if you are interested in finding out more and being involved in the study. Your information will be kept confidential and strict ethical guidelines followed.

Zoe x

Current Mood: chipper
Thursday, October 9th, 2008
11:37 pm
The Last Dance...buy your ticket on the night
Just to reassure you, those who haven't bought their tickets already will be able to buy them on the door...just remember that Screaming Banshee Aircrew will be onstage at around 9, with Last Dance following just after 10 (normal Intrusion following the bands)...so get there early! see you on tuesday :)
Saturday, September 20th, 2008
2:39 pm
The Last Dance, Intrusion, OCtober 14th
On OCtober 14th, you'll have the chance to see the great LA goth band The Last Dance(Who have headlined the Whitby Goth festival, and played with most of the top names in goth today), and their support band Screaming Banshee Aircrew. they'll be at Intrusion in the Cellar, on-stage from 9.15(doors open at 8.30pm).
Advance tickets can ONLY be purchased at :

We know this will be a very busy night, so to guarantee seeing the bands, buy your ticket now! (PLEASE NOTE, there will be no discounted entry at this Intrusion, so that means there will be no flyer discount or Rock Soc discount, as we are faced with a lot of expenses involving band payments and equipment hire...The concessions will be back on in November)

The bands will finish at about 11ish, and will be followed by several hours of 'regular' Intrusion, with Dok, and guests Loki and Martin Oldgoth.

We hope to see you all there!
Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008
10:40 pm
September 9th...Intrusion!
Hello folks, don't forget, Intrusion is here once again on September 9th (Thats one week from today!) at the cellar from 8.30 til 2am, and alongside myself and the ever-gothly Dok, we have guest DJ and slimelight regular, DJ Fenbane, so please join us for an early autumn night of GOTH
Thursday, August 28th, 2008
8:20 pm
I Think I'm Going To Die Of Boredom...
Being in Banbury now for just over a year, and have had no luck in finding anything remotely interesting to do with the spare time that I manage to scrape together. I know a few of you are also resident in Banbury; so what do you get up to in town for 'fun'? Will hopefully be making it down to Intrusion once again in Oct', but what can I do to stave off my tedium until then? Anyone fancy meeting up for a drink?

Current Mood: bored
Friday, May 30th, 2008
9:39 pm
Intrusion.....June 10th, a time to come back home
June 10th sees Intrusions 7th birthday...and yes, there will sweets, a raffle, and probably various silly things as usual.
but as this is the oxgoths forum, I'm sending a message to all of those who went to Intrusion way back when, and perhaps haven't been in a while due to work/distance etc etc, I want people from all 7 years of Intrusion to attend, and since I've only missed 3 Intrusions (thus making me No 1 attendee *cough* ;) ) I'll remember you and would really love to see you there again. So if you're one of those people, or you know one of them, please come down, we really want to make it a very special night.

P.S... as well as our guest DJ Angelus, myself and Dok will be trying our hardest to play what you want (BUT PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE dance to a song if you request it and it gets played), so come down with a ready made request list, or maybe leave us a note on this forum
see you there
Tuesday, May 27th, 2008
10:34 am
Ministry Roll Call
So then - who's off to see Ministry tonight?
Monday, May 26th, 2008
10:42 pm
I have a feeling this will cause Goths either extreme joy, or extreme pain. Thought I'd share, either way.

Monday, April 21st, 2008
10:23 pm
Upcoming Intrusion dates
May 13th, guest DJ Loki
June 10th, birthday Intrusion, guest Angelus
July 8th, guest DJ Simon Penguin
August 12th, guest DJ Zane

The autumn (specifically october) will see a very exciting event...more will be revealed soon!
Wednesday, February 13th, 2008
1:10 am
Intrusion 12/02/2008

no, really, what?

i enjoy goth clubbing because i can dress how i like to and dance happily in my corner without:

i. being judged
ii. having the heteronomative paradigm foisted on me
iii. feeling the influence of body fascism, "male gaze", etc.

so, no, i don't appreciate being given a "tart number" and being considered for the "shortest skirt" competition and being told that i'm either "single" or "taken" and there's no other option and having my dancing to a song i like marred by knowing that people are fucking marking me on my "cuteness" or "dirtiness".

pridehouse spent £50 there tonight, trying to enjoy ourselves and failing.

well, that's £50 they won't be seeing any other month, i guess...

Current Mood: fucked off
Monday, February 11th, 2008
10:30 pm
INtrusion, its tomorrow, and DEVIANT UK are playing live!
Err, yes, that says it all really, intrusion is tomorrow (feb 12th), still at the cellar(next to lush, in cornmarket street), doors open at 8.30pm, and then DeVIANT UK (top ebm/industrial act...who've supported the likes of VNV, and MANY more! will hit the stage at 9.30pm...with the regular club taking place immediately after, until 2am. Its *almost* valentines too, so we'll be having a few fun things for you to commemorate the occasion.
Hope you can all make it down there!
Wednesday, February 6th, 2008
12:51 pm
Like to shop?
Hey everyone!

My name is Alexandra Olteanu, the PR intern at the Canadian fashion label. Since we are conducting extensive in-house research on the best places to shop for edgy clothes, I thought our community is one of the best places to ask about this. Thought you guys would enjoy participating in our project. All you have to do is tell us what are your favorite places to shop in your city and/or around the world!

Looking forward to hear about your likes.

Alexandra Olteanu
Friday, February 1st, 2008
8:20 pm
The BBC's version of goth
Anyone come across THIS before.

Here's a sampler:

"Another common Goth thing is the use of make-up for both genders. Unsurprisingly, the preferred colour is black and is applied to lips, eyes and eyebrows. The effect is sometimes highlighted by giving the rest of the face a coating of white. Males, in the main, have black-coloured hair with the sides of the head shaven. Females either go for black or blonde for colour (a nice contrast to all the black gear) and whatever they fancy in styling."

"The peculiar style of dancing - two and a half steps to the front (or sideways) and back again."

"People don't dance into one another and should they do so by accident they ask for forgiveness."

"Closely related to the way that Goths dress up, is the myth that all Goths sleep in coffins. Some do and some consider a child's casket a perfectly acceptable couch table."

Friday, January 25th, 2008
3:13 pm
Hey there....new to community, have question
Hi. We are new clothing label from Toronto and we are looking to expand or sell to retail stores in the area.

Morph Clothing has cutting edge, exuberant, one-of-a-kind pieces that are comfortable and exude confidence. In addition, with its dark, sexy, modern designs Morph Clothing can transform from edgy conservative to subtle sexiness when needed throughout the day or evening. With its unique detailing and fabric combinations Morph's pieces stand outside the mainstream fashion categories.

If anyone knows of any stores could you please give us a name, address, phone number or email address. We would really appreciate it. You can reply to Jordana@morph-clothing.com

The Morph Clothing Team.
Monday, December 10th, 2007
10:46 pm
Is Intrusion still on every second Tuesday (ie tomorrow)? Their community hasn't had an update recently and I haven't seen a website with recent news about it.
If so, do they have a dress code? I've seen different sources going either way on that.
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