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  • King Leir, Staged Reading and Symposium 10.30am-6.30pm, Sat 16th May 2015 Somerville College  
  • Oxford Brookes Outburst Festival, Pegasus Theatre, 7th - 9th May 2015  
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    Jacqueline du Pré Music Building presents Jonathan Powell, piano, 12th June 2015 Jacqueline Du Pré Music Building

    Jacqueline du Pré Music Building presents Pedro Lopez, flute Jacqueline Du Pré Music Building

    Jacqueline du Pré Music Building presents Maki Sekiya, piano Jacqueline Du Pré Music Building

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    No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA and the US State Surveillance State
    Book by Tue, 5 May

    (Starts Tue, 5 May)

    Tennis Tuesdays - just for the ladies!
    Book by Tue, 5 May

    (Starts Tue, 5 May)

    Basics of Landscape, Flower, Travel, and Black and White Photography
    Book by Tue, 5 May

    (Starts Tue, 5 May)

    The Stories of Successful Crowdfundraisers
    Book by Tue, 5 May

    (Starts Tue, 5 May)

    Free Fly-Fishing Classes
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    (Starts Sat, 9 May)

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    Sunday 3rd May 2015 Hide

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    Prof. Ian Shipsey - “Bionic Hearing: the Science & the Experience " Oxford May Music 2015

    A visual tour of the physiology of natural hearing and the function of cochlear implants

    5.30pm-6.30pm £3

    Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN

    www.oxfordmaymusic.co.uk/

    Lectures, Music, Science, Today, This Week

    Gender Equality in Ethiopia: What Difference Can a Cow Make? Somerville College Chapel

    Talk by Jonnie Walker of Christian Aid accompanied by music from Somerville College Choir

    6pm Free

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

    ...ox.ac.uk... Email Me

    Lectures, Music, Today, This Week, Choral

    FestivalSunday 3rd May 2015 Hide

    Oxford May Music festival, 29th April - 4th May 2015. Music and Science festival

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    Courses and WorkshopsSunday 3rd May 2015 Hide

    A Tibetan Buddist Meditation Evening With Lama Lena Buddhist Teachings By Lama Lena

    Teachings directly pointing out the essential nature of mind; the key to all meditation. By donation, all welcome.

    7-9pm Bydonation

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

    Email Me 07984 554 967

    Eco, Courses and Workshops, Meeting, Lectures, Today, This Week

    ClassesSunday 3rd May 2015 Hide

    Back to Basics - Islamic Knowledge for Adults Brothers & Sisters AICP

    Basic Islamic Knowledge for Adults Brothers & Sisters. Learn about your Obligations.

    6-7pm Free

    Asian Cultural Centre, Manzil Way, Oxford OX4 1GH

    07701337049

    No need to book!

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    Courses and Workshops, Lectures, Today, This Week, Classes

    TheatreSunday 3rd May 2015 Hide

    Storm in a Teacup by Hot Coals Theatre

    Brilliant Chaplin-esque comedy theatre!

    7.30pm £11 (£7 child)

    Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester-on-Thames, just off the A4074

    dorchesterfestival.com/ Email Me 0333 666 3366

    Booking advised by 01 May 2015

    Cinema, Theatre, Concert, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Lectures, Festival, Music, Market, Today, This Week

    Monday 4th May 2015 Hide

    LecturesMonday 4th May 2015 Hide

    Sir Tim Hunt - "The Cell Cycle" Oxford May Music 2015

    Nobel Laureate discusses what we know and what we would like to know about cell division.

    4pm-5pm £3

    Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN

    www.oxfordmaymusic.co.uk/

    Lectures, Music, Science, Tomorrow, This Week

    An Evening with Steven Berkoff Blackwell's Bookshop

    Steven Berkoff will be launching his debut novel 'Sod the Bitches'.

    7pm £3

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

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

    Lectures, Books, Tomorrow, This Week

    The Limits of the Dispute Settlement Mechanisms in NAFTA

    Booking not required.

    5 - 6.30pm Free

    St Antony's College, Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6JF, Visits by appointment only.

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 (2)74531

    Lectures, American, Tomorrow, This Week, Politics

    FestivalMonday 4th May 2015 Hide

    Oxford May Music festival, 29th April - 4th May 2015. Music and Science festival

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    TheatreMonday 4th May 2015 Hide

    Storytelling Republic: Neil Phoenix Performs fairy tales for fearless adults Albion Beatnik Bookshop

    Stories of luck & love - a land where the wind has sharp teeth, a kiss plays memory tricks

    8-10pm £8, £6 concs

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

    Website Email Me 07737 876213

    No need to book!

    Theatre, Meeting, Lectures, Books, Fairytale, Tomorrow, This Week, Storytelling

    Tuesday 5th May 2015 Hide

    LecturesTuesday 5th May 2015 Hide

    Uplift - Footwashing, Crucifixion and Resurrection

    With Professor David Ford, Regius Professor of Divinity (Cambridge).

    5 - 6pm Free

    St Mary the Virgin, University Church, High Street, Oxford OX1 4BJ

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 (2) 70797

    Lectures, This Week, Religion

    Disability Lecture 2015

    By Hilary Lister, the first disabled woman to sail solo around Britain.

    6 - 7.15pm Free

    Corpus Christi College, Merton Street, Oxford OX1 4JF, 1.30pm - 4.30pm daily. Admission free.

    www.ox.ac.uk/event/disability-lecture-2015 01865 289825

    Lectures, This Week

    The Stories of Successful Crowdfundraisers OxFund

    Panellists share their experience in how they managed to raise money for their campaigns.

    19:00-20:00 Free

    Saïd Business School, Park End Street, Oxford OX1 1HP

    oxfund.wix.com/oxfund Email Me

    Booking advised by 05 May 2015 Book tickets

    Lectures, This Week

    Experimental Fiction: Confessions of a Reluctant Practitioner

    Jennifer Egan, Pulitzer Prize winning writer, in conversation.

    5pm Free

    Rothermere American Institute, 1a South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3UB

    ...ox.ac.uk... 82705

    Lectures, Poetry, Books, This Week

    Nanotechnology for energy: an entrepreneurial perspective

    Professor Javier Garcia Martinez will discusses examples.

    5 - 6.30pm Free

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

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

    Lectures, Science, This Week

    Proliferating Images: Diagrams of the Slave Ship Brookes (1789)

    Booking required.

    5 - 6pm Free

    Weston Library (formerly the New Bod), Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BG, Mon - Fri 9am - 7pm, Sat 10am - 4pm, Sunday closed

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 (2) 77160

    Lectures, Books, This Week, History

    Abnormal Psychology, Normal Science and the UFO Evidence

    By Don Donderi, a former professor of Psychology at McGill University, Canada.

    5pm Free

    Large Lecture Hall, Ground Floor, Staircase L, Nuffield College, Oxford

    Email Me

    Lectures, Science, Sci-Fi, This Week

    Courses and WorkshopsTuesday 5th May 2015 Hide

    Tuesday Writer's Workshop

    Inspiring and fun sessions covering novel, short story writing, editing and publishing, with Sara Banerji, experienced creative writing tutor.

    11am to 1pm £10

    The Slug And Lettuce, 1 Oxford Castle, New Road, Oxford OX1 1AY, Mon-Wed: 11am - 12am; Thu: 11am - 1am; Fri-Sat: 11am - 2am; Sun: 11am - 12am

    www.sarabanerji.com Email Me 01865 251250

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    MeetingTuesday 5th May 2015 Hide

    Sweating It Out: How the Clothing Giants Use Child Labour Oxford United Nations Association

    Talk by Nick Fielding about the use of child labour in the textile industries in India and Bangladesh.

    12.30-2pm Free

    Wesley Memorial Hall, New Inn Hall Street, Oxford OX1 2DH

    www.oxforduna.org Email Me 01235 531107

    Meeting, Lectures, This Week

    Wednesday 6th May 2015 Hide

    LecturesWednesday 6th May 2015 Hide

    Doing Greater Things - The Drama of Jesus Now

    With Professor David Ford, Regius Professor of Divinity (Cambridge).

    5 - 6pm Free

    St Mary the Virgin, University Church, High Street, Oxford OX1 4BJ

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 (2) 70797

    Lectures, This Week, Religion

    Why Incompleteness Matters

    With Professor Joanna Hodge, (Manchester Metropolitan University). Booking required.

    6.30 - 7.30pm Free

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

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 (2)78285

    Lectures, This Week, Philosophy

    Better late than never? The evolution and implementation of UNHCR's urban refugee policy

    With Dr Jeff Crisp (independent consultant) and MaryBeth Morand (Senior Policy and Evaluation Officer, UNHCR).

    5 - 6.30pm Free

    Refugee Studies Centre, 3 Worcester Street, Oxford OX1 2PZ

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865281724

    Lectures, This Week, Politics

    The life and work of John Henry Brookes: the man who inspired Oxford Brookes Oxford Brookes University

    6 - 7pm Free

    Oxford Brookes University, JHB Lecture Theatre, Gipsy Lane Site

    ...brookes.ac.uk... Email Me 01865 484864

    Must book by 06 May 2015 Book tickets

    Lectures, Education, This Week, History

    MeetingWednesday 6th May 2015 Hide

    Science! What does is really mean to be scientific? Oxford Skeptics in the Pub

    Dr Sylvia McLain on the history of science, its culture & the rise and fall of theories

    7.30PM Free

    St Aldate's Tavern, 108 St Aldate's, Oxford OX1 1BU

    oxford.skepticsinthepub.org/ abrasiveshrub@gmail.com 07905499060

    Pubs, Meeting, Lectures, Science, This Week

    Courses and WorkshopsWednesday 6th May 2015 Hide

    8 Week Introduction to the World of Wine Evening Course at St Peter's College Oxford Chelt Wine School

    Tutored tasting of over 50 wines from all the major wine regions over 8 Wednesday evenings

    7pm-9pm £95 plus £10 on each evening

    St Peter's College, New Inn Hall Street, Oxford OX1 2DL

    www.oxfordcheltwineschool.com Email Me 01865 238042

    Must book by 05 May 2015 Book tickets

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

    World of Wine: Introduction to Wine Tasting evening Oxford Chelt Wine School

    Tutored tasting of 6 wines; no previous experience required! Learn in fun, relaxed setting

    7 - 9pm (part 1 of 8 week course) £22.50

    St Peter's College, New Inn Hall Street, Oxford OX1 2DL

    www.oxfordcheltwineschool.com Email Me 01865 238042

    Must book by 05 May 2015 Book tickets

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

    4 Week Tour of major Wine Regions of Europe (evening tastings at St Peter's) Oxford Chelt Wine School

    Tutored wine tasting of well-estd and new regions of Europe eg Rioja, Priorat, Douro, etc

    7 - 9pm over 4 consecutive Wed evenings £50 plus £10 cash on each evening

    St Peter's College, New Inn Hall Street, Oxford OX1 2DL

    www.oxfordcheltwineschool.com info@oxfordcheltwineschool.com 01865 238042

    Must book by 06 May 2015 Book tickets

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

    Sports and FitnessWednesday 6th May 2015 Hide

    Expedition Planning Evening OUMC & OUEC

    Practical advice for anyone thinking about going on an overseas trip or expedition.

    7pm Free

    Blue Boar Lecture Theatre, Christ Church, St. Aldates, Oxford, OX1 1DP

    www.facebook.com/events/440869902756758/

    Sports and Fitness, Lectures, This Week

    GigWednesday 6th May 2015 Hide

    World Class Riesling - The Wines of Dr Loosen The Oxford Wine Company

    Ernie Loosen is the world's ambassador for Riesling here showing his superb wines!

    6.30-8.00pm £10.00

    The Oxford Wine Company, 167 Botley Road, Oxford OX2 0PB

    www.oxfordwine.co.uk/tasting-events Email Me 01865249500

    Must book by 01 May 2015

    Gig, Courses and Workshops, Lectures, This Week

    Thursday 7th May 2015 Hide

    LecturesThursday 7th May 2015 Hide

    Glimpses of the Divine Oxford Centre for Spiritual Growthh

    Thursday Lunchtime Talks at St Giles - Talks on the theme of 'Some Personal Encounters', by influential speakers.

    12.30 - 1.30 Free

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

    www.ocsg.uk.net/ Email Me

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    Lectures, Worship, This Week

    Care of the Vulnerable: the Need for Better Planning Oxford U3A

    With Dr Alistair Tulloch.

    2pm Visitors £2; free for Oxford U3A members.

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

    u3aoxford.org.uk/ Email Me

    Lectures, Health, This Week

    Ben Morris - CGI, OSCAR, Star Wars & Me

    Ben explains how renowned visual effects were created on his films - War Horse, Gravity...

    7.30pm £12 (£6)

    Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester-on-Thames, just off the A4074

    dorchesterfestival.com/ Email Me 0333 666 3366

    Booking advised by 06 May 2015 Book tickets

    Cinema, Lectures, Festival, This Week

    Life Writing Operations

    Panel discussion on the use of archives and memoirs in life-writing.

    5.30 - 7pm Free

    Wolfson College, Linton Rd, Oxford OX2 6UD, Open to the public during daylight hours. Free admission.

    www.ox.ac.uk/event/life-writing-operations 01865 (2)74100

    Lectures, Books, This Week

    Top-down or bottom-up: getting traction on climate change

    Professor Steve Rayner presents a critique of mainstream climate policies.

    5 - 6.30pm free

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

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

    Lectures, This Week

    Why Can't You Stop Smoking? NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre

    Understanding the way brain processes work can help us understand how we can stop smoking.

    6-8pm Free

    Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Windmill Road, Headington, Oxford OX3 7HE

    ...nihr.ac.uk... Email Me

    Booking advised by 06 May 2015

    Sports and Fitness, Lectures, Health, This Week

    Singular Multiples: Comprehending the General Evening Post (1754–86)

    Booking required.

    5 - 6pm Free

    Weston Library (formerly the New Bod), Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BG, Mon - Fri 9am - 7pm, Sat 10am - 4pm, Sunday closed

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 (2) 77160

    Lectures, Books, This Week

    Autopsy of an incident: the new slides from Roswell, New Mexico Oxford Communist Corresponding Society

    Public meeting: twenty minute introductory talk, one hour discussion. All welcome.

    7.30-9pm Free

    Oxford Town Hall, Saint Aldate's, Oxford OX1 1BX

    communistcorrespondingsociety.org Email Me

    No need to book!

    Nature, Lectures, Paranormal, This Week

    ClassesThursday 7th May 2015 Hide

    Basic Essential of Islam According to Hanafiyy Madh-hab for Brothers & Sisters Central Oxford Mosque

    Basic Islamic Knowledge Classes for Adults according to Hanafiyy Madh-hab for All

    7-8pm Free

    Central Oxford Mosque (East Oxford), Manzil Way, Oxford OX4 1DJ

    07701337049

    No need to book!

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    Courses and Workshops, Lectures, This Week, Classes

    Friday 8th May 2015 Hide

    LecturesFriday 8th May 2015 Hide

    Cities of the Ancient World

    Join historian John Julius Norwich as he looks at the great early cities.

    2 - 3.30pm £5 (£4)

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

    www.ox.ac.uk/event/cities-ancient-world 01865 (2)78285

    Lectures, This Week, History

    Oxford University: Bermuda Civil Rights Event University of Oxford

    Award-winning documentary on Bermuda Civil Rights Movement and conversation with activists

    12.30pm - 2.30pm no cost

    Eccles Room

    www.torch.ox.ac.uk/raceresist Email Me 07808 874 066

    Lectures, This Week

    Copyright, Culture, and Community in Virtual Worlds

    Please email events@oii.ox.ac.uk to register for this event.

    5 - 6.30pm Free

    Faculty of Classics, 66 St Giles, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1 3LU

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 (2)87223

    Lectures, Science, This Week

    Saturday 9th May 2015 Hide

    MarketSaturday 9th May 2015 Hide

    Dorchester Food Festival

    Browse quality food and drink stalls, buy presents or drop by for amazing street food.

    10am-5pm Free

    Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester-on-Thames, just off the A4074

    dorchesterfestival.com/ Email Me 0333 666 3366

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    ConcertSaturday 9th May 2015 Hide

    VE Day Concert - BBC Elstree Concert Band & Military Wives Choir

    Celebrating the 70th anniversary of VE Day with a tribute to war-time music and song.

    7.30pm £13 (£6.50 child)

    Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester-on-Thames, just off the A4074

    dorchesterfestival.com/ Email Me 0333 666 3366

    Booking advised by 08 May 2015

    Cinema, Concert, Family Friendly, Lectures, Festival, Music, This Week