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  • The Writers' Greenhouse 12-week Novel-building evening course, starting Tuesday 13 January 2015  

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    80 Days, The Bedlam Stares, Jan & Heather The Harcourt Arms, Jericho Sat 25 Oct: 8pm

    Oxford Trobadors Celebration Concert Holywell Music Room Sat 8 Nov: 8pm

    Shakespeare Schools Festival The Theatre At Headington Thu 6 Nov: 7pm

    Last chance to book for

    The Schubert Project: Settings of Goethe, Schiller, Rochlitz & Others
    Book by Tue, 21 October

    (Starts Tue, 21 October)

    Engineering Past and Future (ages 14+)
    Book by Tue, 21 October

    (Starts Tue, 21 October)

    “Train to Teach”
    Book by Tue, 21 October

    (Starts Tue, 21 October)

    JoJo and Billie's Tour de France (ages 3-8). School bookings available.
    Book by Tue, 21 October

    (Starts Wed, 22 October)

    Richard Barnett
    Book by Tue, 21 October

    (Starts Wed, 22 October)

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    Monday 20th October 2014 Hide

    LecturesMonday 20th October 2014 Hide

    Rooting plants in the past

    Land plants evolved from aquatic ancestors at least 470 million years ago. Liam's laboratory has been using genetics to discover how these ancient pioneers developed the rooting structures that were essential for survival on the inhospitable land of the Palaeozoic Earth.

    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

    www.ox.ac.uk/event/rooting-plants-past 01865 286690

    Lectures, Today, This Week

    Embodiment, Anxiety and Ethical Reflection - a talk by Dr Jo Cook, UCL Oxford Centre for Buddhist Studies

    The relationship between embodiment and reflexivity in Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy

    6pm Free. All welcome

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

    www.ocbs.org/ Email Me 01865 274098

    Lectures, Health, Meditation, Today, This Week, Wellbeing, Buddhism, Philosophy

    After the referendum, what next? Constitutional change in the UK

    As the dust settles after the Scottish referendum and the UK gears up for the next general election, what's next for the United Kingdom?

    5 - 6.30pm free

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

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

    Lectures, Today, This Week

    Interdisciplinary Seminars in Psychoanalysis St John's College Research Centre, Oxford

    Elisa Galgut, Capetown: The Marriage of Two Minds: Empathy, Mentalization and the Sonnet.

    8.15-9.45pm Free

    45 St Giles, Oxford

    oxfordpsychoanalysis.blogspot.co.uk Email Me 07989331661

    Lectures, Today, This Week

    Confidence, Care and Compassion Oxford Brookes University

    Hilary Walker discusses the factors which contribute to patient-centred care.

    1pm-2pm Free

    Lecture Room, SF2/11, Ferndale Campus, Swindon

    ...brookes.ac.uk... Email Me +44 (0) 1865 488146

    Booking advised by 20 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Lectures, Health, Today, This Week

    ConcertMonday 20th October 2014 Hide

    The Schubert Project: Piano Trio in E Flat, The Schubert Ensemble Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    Schubert's Trio in E flat, one of his most adventurous and thrilling pieces.

    5.30-6.20pm £12

    Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN

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

    Must book by 20 Oct 2014 Book tickets

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

    The Schubert Project: The Trout & Other Water Music Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    James Gilchrist & Anna Tilbrook perform Schubert's most popular chamber works.

    7.30-9.30pm £25

    Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN

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

    Must book by 20 Oct 2014 Book tickets

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

    The Schubert Project: Settings of Hölty & Schiller Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    Robert Murray, Jonathan McGovern & James Baillieu perform settings of the German greats.

    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 20 Oct 2014 Book tickets

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

    Tuesday 21st October 2014 Hide

    LecturesTuesday 21st October 2014 Hide

    Tutankhaten ‒ Prince and King Ashmolean Museum

    Looking at the name behind the most famous Egyptian pharaoh in history.

    2.30-3.30pm £5 (£4)

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

    www.ashmolean.org 01865 305305

    Booking advised by 21 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Museum, Exhibition, Lectures, This Week, History

    From Code-breaking to Cake-making

    Georgina Ferry, author of A Computer Called LEO, reveals the early history of British computing, from the wartime cracking of codes to the remarkable story of how Lyons Tea-shops created the world's first office computer.

    7pm free

    Museum of the History of Science, Old Ashmolean Building, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3AZ, 12-5pm Tue-Fri, 10am-5pm Sat, 2-5pm Sun.

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 287406

    Lectures, This Week

    Henry Marsh Blackwell's Bookshop

    Brain Surgeon Henry Marsh will be discussing his insightful book 'Do No Harm'.

    7pm £3

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

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

    Lectures, Books, Health, This Week

    The Poet Who Doesn't Know: Gabriele D'Annunzio

    British cultural historian and biographer Lucy Hughes-Hallett will be delivering a lecture on her award-winning biography of Gabriele D'Annunzio, The Pike.

    5.30 - 7pm Free

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

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 211707

    Lectures, This Week

    Engineering Past and Future (ages 14+) Cornerstone Arts Centre

    Talk by Professor John Wormersley, CEO of the Science and Technology Facilities Council.

    7pm £2.50

    Cornerstone Arts Centre, 25 Station Road, Didcot OX11 7NE

    www.cornerstone-arts.org cornerstone@southoxon.gov.uk 01235 515144

    Must book by 21 Oct 2014

    Lectures, Science, This Week

    How can institutional mechanisms safeguard for tomorrow, today?

    Why is intergenerational equity not better reflected in our policies? Why are calls on policymakers to extend their concern beyond short-term election cycles so ineffective?

    2 - 6pm free

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

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 610 909

    Lectures, This Week

    FLJS Films- We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks Foundation For Law Justice and Society

    Film and discussion on the socio-legal implications of the rise of social media.

    19:30-22:30 Free

    Wolfson College Auditorium, Linton Road, Oxford OX2 6UD, Term-time and vacation availability.

    www.fljs.org

    Booking advised by 21 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Cinema, Lectures, This Week

    Lunchtime lecture. Le Cinesi: an opera about operas Friends of the Bodleian

    Friends of the Bodleian Lunchtime Lecture series.

    1pm Free Admission

    Convocation House, Bodleian Library, Oxford OX1 3BG

    ...ox.ac.uk... Email Me 01865 277234

    Booking advised by 20 Oct 2014

    Lectures, This Week

    Ethics and the Law: Christian-Muslim Encounters Centre for Muslim-Christian Studies

    Current theological themes informing Christian views of law/ethics in relation to Islam.

    2.30 - 4.00pm Free

    The Song School, 109a Iffley Road, Oxford, OX4 1EH

    cmcsoxford.org.uk/ Email Me 01865 242613440

    No need to book!

    Lectures, This Week

    ConcertTuesday 21st October 2014 Hide

    The Schubert Project: Royal College of Music Recital Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    Three exceptional students from the RCM give a varied recital of Schubert songs.

    5.30-6.20pm £5

    Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN

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

    Booking advised by 21 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, Schiller, Rochlitz & Others Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    Acclaimed artists Christiane Karg, Andrew Staples & Joseph Middleton explore the greats.

    7.30-9.30pm £25

    Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN

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

    Must book by 21 Oct 2014 Book tickets

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

    The Schubert Project: Settings of Rellstab & Claudius Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    Roderick Williams & Katherine Watson perform songs from Schubert's last year.

    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 21 Oct 2014 Book tickets

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

    Wednesday 22nd October 2014 Hide

    LecturesWednesday 22nd October 2014 Hide

    Eating Restoration Glue to Stay Alive: A History of the Hermitage Ashmolean Museum

    As the Hermitage celebrates its 250th anniversary, Dr Blakesley charts its history.

    11am-12pm £5 (£4)

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

    www.ashmolean.org 01865 305305

    Booking advised by 22 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Lectures, Art, This Week, History

    Richard Barnett Blackwell's Bookshop

    Richard Barnett will be discussing his book 'The Sick Rose', health and medical paintings.

    7pm. Doors open at 6.45pm £3

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

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

    Booking advised by 21 Oct 2014

    Lectures, Books, Health, Art, This Week

    Richard Barnett Blackwell's Bookshop

    Discussing his book 'The Sick Rose', a beautifully gruesome visual tour through disease.

    7pm £3

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

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

    Lectures, Books, This Week

    Impact of food preparation on nutritional quality and health Speedwell and WellBeing Trust

    Lecture by Professor Neil Ward, Professor of Analytical Chemistry, University of Surrey

    7.30 - 9 p.m. £5. Students free

    Green Templeton College, Woodstock Rd, Oxford OX2 6HG

    01865-552688

    Lectures, Health, This Week

    A characteristics approach to optimal taxation: line drawing and tax-driven product innovation

    Professor Joel B. Slemrod talks as part of the 'Research Seminar Series'

    11am - 12.30pm free

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

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 288402

    Lectures, This Week

    Care and Justice in Society

    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

    The Story of the John Henry Brookes Building Oxford Brookes University

    Richard Jobson will explore the designing process for the John Henry Brookes building.

    6.30pm - 7.30 pm Free

    JHB Lecture Theatre, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus

    Website events@brookes.ac.uk +44 (0) 1865 484864

    Must book by 22 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Lectures, This Week, Tours

    ConcertWednesday 22nd October 2014 Hide

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

    Graham Johnson explores 1818-21, with Geraldine McGreevy, Anna Huntley & other performers.

    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 22 Oct 2014 Book tickets

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

    The Schubert Project: Piano Trio in B flat Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    Festival stalwart pianist Bengt Forsberg performs with leading Swedish string players.

    5.30-6.20pm £12

    Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN

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

    Must book by 22 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 Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    A concert of the best-loved settings of the poet Schubert turned to more than any other.

    7.30-9.30pm £25

    Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN

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

    Must book by 22 Oct 2014 Book tickets

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

    ArtWednesday 22nd October 2014 Hide

    Wednesday Free Tours Modern Art Oxford

    Free tours of our current exhibitions on select Wednesdays at 1pm.

    1pm Free

    Modern Art Oxford, 30 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Tues-Sat: 11am-6pm. Sun: 12-5pm. Closed Monday

    ...modernartoxford.org.uk... Email Me (0)1865 813813

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    Exhibition, Lectures, Art, This Week

    FestivalWednesday 22nd 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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    Museum, Theatre, Gig, Concert, Exhibition, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Meeting, Lectures, Poetry, Festival, Books, Music, Jazz, Health, Food, Art, Meditation, Dance, Help, Nightlife, Performance, Puppetry, Games, This Week, Classes, Sculpture, Storytelling, Wellbeing, Singing, Debate

    Thursday 23rd October 2014 Hide

    LecturesThursday 23rd October 2014 Hide

    Suffering and Tragedy: a Jewish perspective Oxford Centre for Spiritual Growth

    Lunchtime talk by Jonathan Romain. 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

    Geography Day

    Short lectures from Professor Paul Smith and others about the exploration of different environments. Part of an A level study day, but lectures open to the public. No booking necessary - groups larger than five must email education@oum.ox.ac.uk.

    10am - 1pm free

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

    www.ox.ac.uk/event/geography-day 01865 613785

    Lectures, Education, This Week

    Impact of childhood vaccination: what's next?

    No other large-scale health intervention can have as big an impact on child mortality as vaccination. How can scientists ensure the success story of childhood vaccination can be a global one?

    3.30 - 5pm free

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

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

    Lectures, This Week

    Early reproduction trap in India: implications and policy challenges

    Prof Sabu Padmadas, 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

    Lectures, This Week

    Are there limits to the freedom of religion? A Muslim reflects on law and ethics Centre for Muslim-Christian Studies

    Dr Musharraf Hussain, author and CEO of Karima Institute, reflects on freedom of religion

    5.30-6.30pm Free

    The Song School, 109a Iffley Road, Oxford, OX4 1EH

    cmcsoxford.org.uk/ Email Me 01865 242613440

    No need to book!

    Lectures, This Week

    ConcertThursday 23rd October 2014 Hide

    The Schubert Project: Settings of Rückert & Leitner Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    Two poets discovered by Schubert in his maturity, who inspired some of his great masterpieces.

    7.30-9.30pm £25

    Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN

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

    Must book by 23 Oct 2014 Book tickets

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

    The Schubert Project: Piano Sonata in B flat, Imogen Cooper CBE Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    One of the great interpreters of Schubert, Imogen Cooper, plays the life-affirming sonata

    10pm - 11pm £15

    Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN

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

    Must book by 23 Oct 2014 Book tickets

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

    The Schubert Project: Grand Duo in C, Settings of Jacobi Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    One of Schubert's most powerful piano duets & his settings of the poet Johan Jacobi.

    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 23 Oct 2014 Book tickets

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

    MeetingThursday 23rd October 2014 Hide

    The Undertaker's Daughter - Author Kate Mayfield Kicking the Bucket Festival

    A fascinating story of life growing up in a funeral home. Mix of "6 ft under" and "Stiff"

    7.00pm - 8.30pm £3

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

    Email Me 01865 333623

    Must book by 23 Oct 2014

    Meeting, Lectures, Festival, Books, Health, Help, Performance, This Week, Storytelling

    FestivalThursday 23rd 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

    Show all dates/times

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    Friday 24th October 2014 Hide

    LecturesFriday 24th October 2014 Hide

    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, This Week

    Ruskin platforms: historian peter linebaugh 'the commons or the true commons' Ruskin College, Dunstan Road, Oxford OX3 9BZ

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

    6.30pm-8.30pm Free

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

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

    Lectures, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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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    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

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    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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    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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