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    Royal Blood, Turbowolf O2 Academy Oxford Tue 11 Nov: 7pm

    James O2 Academy Oxford Mon 10 Nov: 7pm

    The Wailers O2 Academy Oxford Sun 9 Nov: 8pm

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    Dance workshop in Central Library. Suitable for 8-16 years
    Book by Sat, 25 October

    (Starts Sat, 25 October)

    Rocket race to outer space! Family Learning Festival event
    Book by Sat, 25 October

    (Starts Tue, 28 October)

    Our Fathers
    Book by Sat, 25 October

    (Starts Sat, 25 October)

    The Schubert Project: Schubert's Life & Times lecture-recital
    Book by Sat, 25 October

    (Starts Sat, 25 October)

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    Friday 24th October 2014 Hide

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    Queer Literary Salon

    Chance to read queer writers or your own queer themed work. Or come along to listen.

    7.30 Free

    Phoenix Bar, Phoenix Picturehouse, 57 Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6AE, 6-11pm Sun-Thu, 6pm-12am Fri & Sat

    Website

    No need to book!

    Lectures, LGBTQ, Open mic, Today, This Week

    Peter Linebaugh: 'The Commons or the True Commons'

    Professor Peter Linebaugh examines the roots of 'commons' radicalism. Refreshments available.

    6.30-8.30pm Free

    Ruskin College, Ruskin Hall, Dunstan Road, Old Headington, Oxford OX3 9BZ

    www.ruskin.ac.uk Email Me 01865 759 600

    Lectures, Today, This Week, History

    Bringing our Dead Home - Talk & Film Kicking the Bucket Festival

    It's legal and possible to gently care for them at home and create a personal home funeral. See also workshopSat 25th

    7.30pm - 9.30pm £10 adults £8 Concessions

    Call for venue address - Eynsham, Oxford

    Email Me 01865 362984/07881 641583

    Cinema, Courses and Workshops, Meeting, Lectures, Festival, Health, Help, Today, This Week, Wellbeing

    ConcertFriday 24th October 2014 Hide

    The Schubert Project: Sonata in G, Bengt Forsberg Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    The sonata described by Schumann as 'the most perfect in form...' of Schubert's sonatas.

    5.30pm - 6.20pm £12

    Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN

    www.oxfordlieder.co.uk/ info@oxfordlieder.co.uk 01865 305305

    Must book by 24 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Concert, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Lectures, Poetry, Festival, Classical Music, Today, This Week, Choral, German

    The Schubert Project: Sonata in G, Bengt Forsberg Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    The piece described by Schumann as 'the most perfect in form...' of Schubert's sonatas.

    5.30pm - 6.20pm £12

    Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN

    www.oxfordlieder.co.uk/ info@oxfordlieder.co.uk 01865 305305

    Must book by 24 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Concert, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Lectures, Poetry, Festival, Classical Music, Today, This Week, Choral, German

    The Schubert Project: Laments, Overtures, Arias & Settings of Seidl Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    Schiller laments, Schubert's opera overtures arranged for piano, soprano arias & Seidl.

    7.30pm - 9.15pm £25

    Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN

    www.oxfordlieder.co.uk/ info@oxfordlieder.co.uk 01865 305305

    Must book by 24 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Concert, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Lectures, Poetry, Festival, Classical Music, Today, This Week, Choral, German

    The Schubert Project: Schubert at the Opera Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    Members of the National Opera Studio perform dramatic songs such as 'Florio' & 'Delphine'

    1.10pm - 2.10pm £12

    Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN

    www.oxfordlieder.co.uk/ info@oxfordlieder.co.uk 01865 305305

    Booking advised by 24 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Concert, Lectures, Poetry, Festival, Classical Music, Today, This Week, Choral

    The Schubert Project: Songs of the Night & the Stars Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    Baritone Wolfgang Holtzmair performs a late-night programme of songs on the theme of night

    9.45pm - 10.45pm £15

    New College Ante-Chapel

    www.oxfordlieder.co.uk/ info@oxfordlieder.co.uk 01865 305305

    Must book by 24 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Concert, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Lectures, Poetry, Festival, Classical Music, Today, This Week, Choral, German

    Family FriendlyFriday 24th October 2014 Hide

    AfterHours: Java & Bali

    Shadow puppetry, a live gamelan, Javanese dance performances from Ni Made Pujawati, a Balinese dance workshop, special talks by Dr Fiona Kerlogue of the Horniman Museum, London... and more!

    6.30 - 9.30pm free entry

    Pitt Rivers Museum, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PP, Mon 12-4.30pm, Tue-Sun & BH 10am-4.30pm.

    www.ox.ac.uk/event/afterhours-java-bali 01865 613017

    Museum, Family Friendly, Lectures, Music, Puppetry, Today, This Week

    FestivalFriday 24th October 2014 Hide

    Kicking the Bucket: A Festival of Living and Dying

    Talks, workshops, visual art and general creativeness to open up discussion around death and dying.

    8am

    Across Oxfordshire

    www.kickingthebucket.co.uk

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    Saturday 25th October 2014 Hide

    LecturesSaturday 25th October 2014 Hide

    Tutankhamun and Revolution Ashmolean Museum

    Examining 3 historical periods when the image of Tutankhamun became a focus for revolution.

    2-3pm £5 (£4)

    Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2PH, Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm

    www.ashmolean.org 01865 305 305

    Booking advised by 25 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Museum, Exhibition, Lectures, Tomorrow, This Week, History

    R.W. Southern: Saint Anselm's biographer

    A day conference on the impact of Sir Richard Southern's study of Anglo-Norman monastic life.

    10am - 5pm £10 (Students free) - Refreshments provided

    Blackfriars, 64 St Giles, Oxford

    ...ox.ac.uk... Booking/enquiries by email only

    Lectures, Conference, Tomorrow, This Week

    The Opposite of Loneliness by Marina Keegan Blackwell's Bookshop

    Join us in celebrating Marina Keegan's writing with readings from her book.

    7pm Free

    Blackwells Bookshop, 48-51 Broad St, Oxford OX1 3BQ

    ...blackwell.co.uk... Email Me 01865 333623

    Lectures, Books, Tomorrow, This Week

    ConcertSaturday 25th October 2014 Hide

    The Schubert Project: Schubert's Life & Times lecture-recital Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    Graham Johnson explores the years of maturity & crisis as Schubert becomes ill.

    11am - 3pm £20

    Jacqueline Du Pré Music Building, St Hilda's College, Cowley Place, Oxford OX4 1DY

    www.oxfordlieder.co.uk/ info@oxfordlieder.co.uk 01865 305305

    Booking advised by 25 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Concert, Lectures, Poetry, Festival, Classical Music, Tomorrow, This Week, Choral

    The Schubert Project: Piano Duets Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    Renowned pianists Julius Drake & Bengt Forsberg come together to perform Schubert's duets.

    5pm - 6pm £12

    Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN

    www.oxfordlieder.co.uk/ info@oxfordlieder.co.uk 01865 305305

    Must book by 25 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Concert, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Lectures, Poetry, Festival, Classical Music, Tomorrow, This Week, Choral, German

    The Schubert Project: Winterreise, Sir Thomas Allen Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    Festival patron and world-renowned baritone Sir Thomas Allen performs the great song cycle

    7.30pm - 9pm £25

    Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN

    www.oxfordlieder.co.uk/ info@oxfordlieder.co.uk 01865 305305

    Must book by 25 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Concert, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Lectures, Poetry, Festival, Classical Music, Tomorrow, This Week, Choral, German

    FestivalSaturday 25th October 2014 Hide

    Kicking the Bucket: A Festival of Living and Dying

    Talks, workshops, visual art and general creativeness to open up discussion around death and dying.

    8am

    Across Oxfordshire

    www.kickingthebucket.co.uk

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    Sunday 26th October 2014 Hide

    LecturesSunday 26th October 2014 Hide

    Lord Butler of Brockwell on Spying

    Lord Butler of Brockwell KG, former Cabinet Secretary, will discuss the subject of spying.

    4.30 - 5.30pm No Charge

    Exeter College, Turl Street, Oxford OX1 3DP, 2 - 5pm daily. Admission free.

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 279619

    Lectures, This Week

    ConcertSunday 26th October 2014 Hide

    The Schubert Project: Der Göttinger Hainbund, Hölty, Stolberg & others Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    A concert in two parts, focusing on the group of German poets Schubert was most drawn to.

    5pm - 8pm £25 (or £15 for one part only)

    Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN

    www.oxfordlieder.co.uk/ info@oxfordlieder.co.uk 01865 305305

    Must book by 24 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Concert, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Lectures, Poetry, Festival, Classical Music, This Week, Choral, German

    ToursSunday 26th October 2014 Hide

    Bodleian Library Explore the Reading Rooms Tour Bodleian Library

    See inside the iconic Radcliffe Camera, Duke Humfrey's Library & the Upper Reading Room. Online booking recommended.

    11.15-12.45am& 1.15-2.45pm subject to availability £13

    Bodleian Library, Old Schools Quadrangle, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BG, Mon-Fri: 9am - 5pm; Sat: 9am-4.30pm; Sun: 11am - 5pm

    www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/whatson Email Me 01865 287400

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    Lectures, Books, Oxford University, This Week, Tours

    FestivalSunday 26th October 2014 Hide

    Kicking the Bucket: A Festival of Living and Dying

    Talks, workshops, visual art and general creativeness to open up discussion around death and dying.

    8am

    Across Oxfordshire

    www.kickingthebucket.co.uk

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    Monday 27th October 2014 Hide

    LecturesMonday 27th October 2014 Hide

    Nitrogen and humanity – the limits of civilization

    Nitrogen is the principal nutrient limiting life in the biosphere. Population growth has made food security an international priority.

    7.30 - 9pm £8 per lecture or £36 for the whole series

    University of Oxford Botanic Garden, Rose Lane OX1 4AZ, May - Aug: daily 9am - 6pm Sep - Oct: daily 9am - 5pm Nov - Feb: daily 9am - 4pm Mar - Apr: daily 9am - 5pm

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 286690

    Lectures, This Week

    Knockabout Farce: P.Oxy. 5189 - Physical Comedy in a “New” Greek Papyrus APGRD (Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama)

    Featuring Prof. Peter Parsons, Prof. Richard Hunter, Prof. Edith Hall

    2.15pm free

    Ioannou Centre for Classical & Byzantine Studies, 66 St Giles, Oxford OX1 3LU

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 288210

    Lectures, This Week

    Gridlock and train crashes: what happens when the world loses the habit of co-operation

    Despite our extensive knowledge of the major challenges the world faces during coming decades, impasse exists in global attempts to address economic, climate, trade, security, and other key issues.

    5 - 6.30pm Free

    Oxford Martin School, Old Indian Institute, 34 Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BD

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 216593

    Lectures, This Week

    Amnesty International and the challenges for human rights

    Kate Allen fronts Amnesty's campaigns which demand respect for women's rights, stronger restrictions on the arms trade, the release of all prisoners of conscience, and an end to torture and the death penalty. 

    7.30 - 9pm free

    Oxford Martin School, Old Indian Institute, 34 Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BD

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 616593

    Lectures, This Week

    ConcertMonday 27th October 2014 Hide

    The Schubert Project: Settings of Ossian Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    Schubert's settings of ten highly dramatic Celtic poems published in 1760.

    7.30pm - 9.30pm £25

    Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN

    www.oxfordlieder.co.uk/ info@oxfordlieder.co.uk 01865 305305

    Must book by 27 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Concert, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Lectures, Poetry, Festival, Classical Music, This Week, Choral, German

    The Schubert Project: Settings of Schiller Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    This programme includes the darkly powerful 'Klage der Ceres' & other contrasting poems.

    1.10pm - 2.10pm £12

    Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN

    www.oxfordlieder.co.uk/ info@oxfordlieder.co.uk 01865 305305

    Booking advised by 27 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Concert, Lectures, Poetry, Festival, Classical Music, This Week, Choral

    FestivalMonday 27th October 2014 Hide

    Kicking the Bucket: A Festival of Living and Dying

    Talks, workshops, visual art and general creativeness to open up discussion around death and dying.

    8am

    Across Oxfordshire

    www.kickingthebucket.co.uk

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    ArtMonday 27th October 2014 Hide

    Intelligence in the Digital Age Oxford Brookes University

    Prof Sir David Omand discusses the challenges of cyber terrorism for national security.

    17:00-18:00 Free

    JHB Lecture Theatre, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus

    ...brookes.ac.uk... Email Me 01865 484829

    Booking advised by 27 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Lectures, Art, This Week

    Tuesday 28th October 2014 Hide

    LecturesTuesday 28th October 2014 Hide

    Owen Jones & Harry Leslie Smith in Conversation with Melissa Benn Blackwell's Bookshop

    An evening discussion as part of the 350th Anniversary of the Sheldonian Theatre events.

    7pm £5

    Sheldonian Theatre, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3AZ

    ...blackwell.co.uk... Email Me 01865 333623

    Lectures, Books, This Week, Politics, Philosophy

    Unwrapping Tutankhamun Ashmolean Museum

    Learn about the unwrapping of Tutankhamun's mummy.

    2.30-3.30pm £5 (£4)

    Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2PH, Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm

    www.ashmolean.org 01865 305 305

    Booking advised by 28 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Museum, Exhibition, Lectures, This Week, History

    'A Noble Plan that Failed': Pier Luigi Nervi and the Pitt-Rivers Museum Oxfordshire Architectural and Historical Society

    Malcolm Airs discusses the ambitious 1966 proposal to build a new Pitt-Rivers Museum.

    5.30 pm Free

    Rewley House, Dept. of Continuing Education, 1 Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JA

    www.oahs.org.uk Email Me

    Museum, Lectures, This Week

    Michael Rodgers Blackwell's Bookshop

    Michael Rodgers will be discussing his book 'Publishing and the Advancement of Science'.

    7pm £3

    Blackwells Bookshop, 48-51 Broad St, Oxford OX1 3BQ

    ...blackwell.co.uk... Email Me 01865 333623

    Booking advised by 27 Oct 2014

    Lectures, Books, This Week

    Are You In A Bad Place? Utopia, Dystopia and Mr Smith Albion Beatnik

    Four novels published between 1872 and 1962 by Butler, Bellamy, Orwell and Huxley.

    7pm £2. Refreshments available.

    Albion Beatnik Bookstore, 34 Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6AU, Mon - Tue: 11am - 8pm, Wed - Sat: 11am - 11pm, Sun: 2pm - 5pm

    Email Me 07726304591

    Lectures, This Week

    ConcertTuesday 28th October 2014 Hide

    The Schubert Project: Einsamkeit & other settings of Mayrhofer Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    The lesser-known 'Einsamkeit' ('Solitude') cycle performed by bass-baritone Robert Holl.

    5.30pm - 6.20pm £15

    Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN

    www.oxfordlieder.co.uk/ info@oxfordlieder.co.uk 01865 305305

    Must book by 28 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Concert, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Lectures, Poetry, Festival, Classical Music, This Week, Choral, German

    The Schubert Project: The Arpeggione Sonata, Settings of Müller & Mayrhofer Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    Anna Lucia Richter & Christoph Richter perform the popular 'Der Hirt auf dem Felson'

    7.30pm - 9.30pm £25

    Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN

    www.oxfordlieder.co.uk/ info@oxfordlieder.co.uk 01865 305305

    Must book by 28 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Concert, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Lectures, Poetry, Festival, Classical Music, This Week, Choral, German

    The Schubert Project: Schubert & Beethoven Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    Maximilian Schmitt sings Beethoven's ground-breaking cycle 'An die ferne Geliebte'

    1.10pm - 2.10pm £12

    Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN

    www.oxfordlieder.co.uk/ info@oxfordlieder.co.uk 01865 305305

    Booking advised by 28 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Concert, Lectures, Poetry, Festival, Classical Music, This Week, Choral

    TheatreTuesday 28th October 2014 Hide

    An Instinct For Kindness - Q&A with Chris Larner Kicking the Bucket Festival

    The journey taking his terminally ill ex-wife to Dignitas in Switzerland.

    8.00pm £13 / £11 concession

    North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade, Oxford OX2 7NN, Mon - Sat: 11am - 4pm

    www.thenorthwall.com contact@thenorthwall.com 01865 319450

    Booking advised by 28 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Theatre, Meeting, Lectures, Festival, Health, Help, This Week, Wellbeing, Debate

    FestivalTuesday 28th October 2014 Hide

    Kicking the Bucket: A Festival of Living and Dying

    Talks, workshops, visual art and general creativeness to open up discussion around death and dying.

    8am

    Across Oxfordshire

    www.kickingthebucket.co.uk

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    Courses and WorkshopsTuesday 28th October 2014 Hide

    Conservation Research Expeditions - Operation Wallacea at Brookes University Operation Wallacea

    Interested in biodiversity and conservation management research programmes? Join our talk!

    4:00pm Free

    Oxford Brookes University - Headington Campus - Gibbs Building (G536)

    www.opwall.com Email Me +44 (0) 1790 763194

    No need to book!

    Nature, Courses and Workshops, Meeting, Lectures, This Week

    Wednesday 29th October 2014 Hide

    LecturesWednesday 29th October 2014 Hide

    Fit for a Pharaoh: The Authorised Facsimile of Tutankhamun's Tomb Ashmolean Museum

    Adam Lowe explains the process behind the production of the replica of Tutankhamun's tomb.

    6.30-7.30pm £20 (£15)

    Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2PH, Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm

    www.ashmolean.org 01865 305305

    Must book by 29 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Museum, Lectures, Art, This Week, History

    Professor Helen Watanabe-O'Kelly on Royal Consorts

    Professor Helen Watanabe-O'Kelly will speak on the topic of 'Royal Consorts Past and Present: What are they for?'

    5.30 - 6.30pm No Charge

    Exeter College, Turl Street, Oxford OX1 3DP, 2 - 5pm daily. Admission free.

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 279619

    Lectures, This Week

    The Dorothy Hodgkin Symposium Somerville College

    A one-day symposium to mark Dorothy Hodgkin's legacy and the award of her Nobel Prize.

    2:45pm-10pm Supper: £35 per person and £15 for students

    Somerville College, Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HD, Daily 2pm - 4.30pm. Admission free.

    ...ox.ac.uk... Email Me 01865 280626

    Must book by 28 Oct 2014

    Lectures, Science, This Week

    Emotions as constituents for an Ethics of Care

    12.30 - 2pm N/A

    Oxford Martin School, Old Indian Institute, 34 Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BD

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 (6)12800

    Lectures, This Week

    Big Data's Big Deal

    How will Big Data shape businesses, especially the financial services industry? What do we need to harness Big Data? And where are Big Data's limits? Professor Andrew Hamilton, Vice-Chancellor, University of Oxford, followed by a drinks reception.

    5-6pm Free

    Andrew Wiles Building, University of Oxford Mathematical Institute, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6GG

    www.ox.ac.uk/event/big-datas-big-deal

    Lectures, This Week

    Colombia at Oxford Oxford Colombian Society

    Innovation in science, public policy, and culture in Colombia.

    9am-6pm NA

    Grove Auditorium, Magdalen College

    oucolombiansociety.wordpress.com/events/ Email Me

    Must book by 29 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Lectures, This Week

    Educating Students to Become Citizens Oxford Brookes University

    Maria Faraone will discuss her style of teaching and key issues facing cities we live in.

    6pm- 7pm Free

    JHB Lecture Theatre, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus

    ...brookes.ac.uk... Email Me +44 (0)1865 484864

    Booking advised by 29 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Lectures, Education, This Week

    ConcertWednesday 29th October 2014 Hide

    The Schubert Project: String Quartet in D Minor, Death & The Maiden Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    The Doric Quartet perform the darkly dramatic 'Death and the Maiden' quartet.

    5.30pm - 6.20pm £12

    Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN

    www.oxfordlieder.co.uk/ info@oxfordlieder.co.uk 01865 305305

    Must book by 29 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Concert, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Lectures, Poetry, Festival, Classical Music, This Week, Choral, German

    The Schubert Project: Settings of Goethe & Matthison Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    This programme includes some of the most popular settings of Goethe.

    1.10pm - 2.10pm £12

    Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN

    www.oxfordlieder.co.uk/ info@oxfordlieder.co.uk 01865 305305

    Booking advised by 29 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Concert, Lectures, Poetry, Festival, Classical Music, This Week, Choral

    MeetingWednesday 29th October 2014 Hide

    Why Do We Need Ritual in Our Lives? Kicking the Bucket Festival

    Panel discussion hosted by Tess Ward and Kim Finlayson about ritual is helpful in death

    7.30pm - 9.30pm £6 full/£4 conession

    Friends Meeting House, 43 St Giles, Oxford OX1 3LW

    www.tessward.wordpress.com Email Me 01865 305305

    Must book by 29 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Meeting, Lectures, Festival, Health, Help, This Week, Wellbeing, Debate, Anthropology

    FestivalWednesday 29th October 2014 Hide

    Kicking the Bucket: A Festival of Living and Dying

    Talks, workshops, visual art and general creativeness to open up discussion around death and dying.

    8am

    Across Oxfordshire

    www.kickingthebucket.co.uk

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    Thursday 30th October 2014 Hide

    LecturesThursday 30th October 2014 Hide

    War: a theology of suffering and the witness of poets Oxford Centre for Spiritual Growth

    Lunchtime talk by Paul Fiddes. Part of series on engaging positively with suffering.

    12.30 pm free - retiring collection

    St Giles' Church, 10 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HA

    www.ocsg.uk.net/ Email Me

    Lectures, This Week, Religion

    Japonism and the Impressionists Ashmolean Museum

    This lecture examines the techniques used by 19th-century western and Japanese print.

    2-3pm £5 (£4)

    Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2PH, Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm

    www.ashmolean.org 01865 305305

    Booking advised by 30 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Lectures, Art, This Week, History

    ARTifice

    Can deception ever be justified? How does information influence the way we see art? With prominent speakers from the worlds of art and science. 

    6 - 9pm free

    Oxford University Museum of Natural History, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PW, 10am - 5pm daily. Free entry.

    www.ox.ac.uk/event/artifice 01865 613785

    Lectures, This Week

    Literary 'Speed-Dating': A Very Short Introduction Blackwell's Bookshop

    8 authors discuss their OUP VSI title with intimate groups of 10, from Ice Age to the Celts.

    7pm £3

    Blackwells Bookshop, 48-51 Broad St, Oxford OX1 3BQ

    ...blackwell.co.uk... Email Me 01865 333623

    Lectures, Books, This Week

    Exploring the wellbeing of doctoral researchers

    Ring the intercom for Suite 3 to be let in the building.

    4 - 5.30pm free

    Oxford Learning Institute, Suite 3, Littlegate House, 16/17 St Ebbes, Oxford OX1 1PT, Term time: Monday- Friday 9.00 am- 5.00 pm Vacation: Monday - Friday 9.00 am- 5.00 pm

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 (2)86811

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    Oxford and the next generation of mobile health

    How can mobile healthcare improve patient outcomes, allow patients a greater stake in managing their own conditions, and, in underdeveloped regions, improve access to affordable healthcare?

    3.30 - 5pm free

    Oxford Martin School, Old Indian Institute, 34 Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BD

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 216593

    Lectures, This Week

    Rethinking Finance - How GDP and other Financial Constructs and Mindsets Effect Business Sustainability

    Leading sustainability practitioners from UBS, Shell, and PWC discuss on how the way we think about finance and economics affects business' 'sustainability'

    5 - 6.30pm none

    Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, Hayes House, 75 George Street, Oxford OX1 2BQ

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 614 966

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    Maternal healthcare inequalities over time in lower and middle income countries

    Dr Amos Channon, University of Southampton

    12.30 - 2pm N/A

    Oxford Institute Of Population Ageing, 66 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 6PR

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 (6)12800

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    Desert Island Vegetables Oxford Organic Group

    Talk by Pauline Pears, ex-Garden Organic, on her favourite and most productive vegetables

    7.30pm - 9pm £2

    St Leonard's Church Hall, The Square, Eynsham OX29 4HW

    01993 868693

    No need to book!

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    The Schubert Project: String Quintet in C Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    The Doric Quartet & Bartholomew LaFolette perform Schubert's last chamber work.

    5.30pm - 6.30pm £12

    Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN

    www.oxfordlieder.co.uk/ info@oxfordlieder.co.uk 01865 305305

    Must book by 30 Oct 2014 Book tickets

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    The Schubert Project: Schubert's Circle Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    Exploring Schubert's love of text with settings of Mayrhofer, Bruchmann & other poets.

    1.10pm - 2.10pm £12

    Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN

    www.oxfordlieder.co.uk/ info@oxfordlieder.co.uk 01865 305305

    Booking advised by 30 Oct 2014 Book tickets

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    Kicking the Bucket: A Festival of Living and Dying

    Talks, workshops, visual art and general creativeness to open up discussion around death and dying.

    8am

    Across Oxfordshire

    www.kickingthebucket.co.uk

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