Oxfordshire Day: Feast of St Frideswide

19 October 2023 all-day

Oxfordshire Day is celebrated on 19 October, the principal feast day of St Frideswide, the patron saint of the city and university of Oxford.

Frideswide (c.650 – 19 October 727) was an English princess and abbess.

She is credited as the founder of a monastery later incorporated into Christ Church, Oxford.