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    Does Oxford really have a better nightlife than Cambridge? Is it more of a city?
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    (Original post by lovely_girl)
    Does Oxford really have a better nightlife than Cambridge? Is it more of a city?
    Oxford is a much bigger city than Cambridge. Never having been for a night out in Cambridge I can't say what Cambridge is like first hand, but I'm reliably informed by a lot of people I know who went to university there that Cambridge can be very quiet and is certainly a lot quieter than Oxford....
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    (Original post by lovely_girl)
    Does Oxford really have a better nightlife than Cambridge? Is it more of a city?
    Yes and yes. Once again I direct you here.
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    check this site out:

    http://www.dailyinfo.co.uk

    It's an oxford based site and is really good for all classifieds including a section on college balls, and they have good gig listings etc.....
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    True Oxford is a bigger city but Cambridge has some legendary nightlife, you're always going to find something going on every night that suits your taste from RnB to hip hop to classic cheese you'll have an awesome time.
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    (Original post by James B)
    True Oxford is a bigger city but Cambridge has some legendary nightlife, you're always going to find something going on every night that suits your taste from RnB to hip hop to classic cheese you'll have an awesome time.
    Are you sure? It's just that I'm from London and I love big cities...so i was a bit worried that Cambridge might be too small, and I'm the sort of person who can't stand boredom....so there has to be something going on allll the time for me))
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    (Original post by lovely_girl)
    Are you sure? It's just that I'm from London and I love big cities...so i was a bit worried that Cambridge might be too small, and I'm the sort of person who can't stand boredom....so there has to be something going on allll the time for me))
    Well I come from the country and I love Cambridge, but if you're used to London (a place that scares the hell out of me) I guess you'd find it a bit claustrophobic. Even among the students the nightlife is considered a bit too cheesy, but there's not much else to do, and when there are hundreds of students there it is pretty good. Nothing compared with London, but I like it.
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    (Original post by Helenia)
    Well I come from the country and I love Cambridge, but if you're used to London (a place that scares the hell out of me) I guess you'd find it a bit claustrophobic. Even among the students the nightlife is considered a bit too cheesy, but there's not much else to do, and when there are hundreds of students there it is pretty good. Nothing compared with London, but I like it.
    THe reason why i love cambridge - and why people from big cities might not, is you learn to recognise who will be in a club on certain nights.
    can lead to embarrasment if you don't want to run into 'that' person again lol
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    (Original post by foolfarian)
    THe reason why i love cambridge - and why people from big cities might not, is you learn to recognise who will be in a club on certain nights.
    can lead to embarrasment if you don't want to run into 'that' person again lol
    J
    Lol, so what percentage of the female clientele at Cindies have you pissed off then J?

    Last time I went there was shite, I have to say though. Went with two friends who decided to have a pulling competition - they were drunk, I wasn't, and I lost them both within about half an hour. Managed to spot a couple of other people I knew, but they were all otherwise engaged, so I thought "f*** it" and went home. I was not best pleased.
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    (Original post by lovely_girl)
    Are you sure? It's just that I'm from London and I love big cities...so i was a bit worried that Cambridge might be too small, and I'm the sort of person who can't stand boredom....so there has to be something going on allll the time for me))
    I've lived here for years and we have one good club night a week (monday, Fez club)
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    (Original post by Tom Holder)
    I've lived here for years and we have one good club night a week (monday, Fez club)
    What about the Junction then? Always some good stuff on there.
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    Cambridge is ok if you like the Cheese scene. If you are into your RnB/Hip-Hop then you are kinda stuck unless you go clubbing with the locals and away from the student scene. At least that's what I gathered from my 4 days there.
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    (Original post by Amrad)
    Cambridge is ok if you like the Cheese scene. If you are into your RnB/Hip-Hop then you are kinda stuck unless you go clubbing with the locals and away from the student scene. At least that's what I gathered from my 4 days there.
    Canbridge doesn't have an RnB/Hiphop scene that I noticed when I lived there. It does have a thriving indie scene with loads of bands all around including some who are not at all bad. The Boat Race pub used to be the main indie venue but it has now closed not sure where people have moved on to.
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    cambridge is like a monastery in a grave yard, in a desert except with even less going on........ quiet quiet quiet
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    (Original post by Helenia)
    Lol, so what percentage of the female clientele at Cindies have you pissed off then J?

    Last time I went there was shite, I have to say though. Went with two friends who decided to have a pulling competition - they were drunk, I wasn't, and I lost them both within about half an hour. Managed to spot a couple of other people I knew, but they were all otherwise engaged, so I thought "f*** it" and went home. I was not best pleased.
    Not that many, my running total is a modest 4, and I haven't seen any of them in there for a long time
    J
    ps i think we're going to go out tonight on the town. literally town, cos i'll bet it will be towniefied
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    (Original post by Tom Holder)
    I've lived here for years and we have one good club night a week (monday, Fez club)
    monday fez is indeed awesome, if very hot.
    we always go in and hang around the raised part of the dancefloor (where theres a nice fan)
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    (Original post by foolfarian)
    Not that many, my running total is a modest 4, and I haven't seen any of them in there for a long time
    J
    ps i think we're going to go out tonight on the town. literally town, cos i'll bet it will be towniefied
    You're still up there then? Have fun - of course it will be townified, cos the rest of us have been at home for what seems like bloody ages.

    Investment boy, if you think Cambridge is quiet, try living where I live. You'll soon learn to appreciate it!
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    Heard Cocos is good for RnB Hip Hop as well as Fez on Tues/Thurs.
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    I think it depends on what you're used to. During my freshers week half of the people in Oxford stood there looking stunned in the clubs at how big they were, how many there are, how late they stay open.

    Me (from lovely Birmingham) and others from big cities saw Oxford clubs as small, seedy little places only playing cheesy/chart music etc. There's a real lack of variety (except Zodiac) and a big town/gown divide.

    As I said matter of perspective. I think Oxford nightlife is terrible and I'm sure I'd find Cambridge worse. I'm sure lots of people will disagree.
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    (Original post by house badger)
    I think it depends on what you're used to. During my freshers week half of the people in Oxford stood there looking stunned in the clubs at how big they were, how many there are, how late they stay open.

    Me (from lovely Birmingham) and others from big cities saw Oxford clubs as small, seedy little places only playing cheesy/chart music etc. There's a real lack of variety (except Zodiac) and a big town/gown divide.

    As I said matter of perspective. I think Oxford nightlife is terrible and I'm sure I'd find Cambridge worse. I'm sure lots of people will disagree.
    The Zodiac blows! Much prefer the Cellar Bar!

    Plus the Oxford Tube is a good answer to Oxford nightlife
 
 
 
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