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    FaceOmeter Jam Factory Sun 2 Nov: 6.30pm

    Short Stories Joe's Bar & Grill Thu 27 Nov: 8pm

    Synergie Joe's Bar & Grill Thu 20 Nov: 8pm

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    A Little Rough Music
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    When a Pet Dies - Animal Bereavement
    Book by Sat, 1 November

    (Starts Sun, 2 November)

    Stringfever (ages 12+)
    Book by Sat, 1 November

    (Starts Sat, 1 November)

    Writing Death with Jo Bousefield & Marcus Moore
    Book by Sat, 1 November

    (Starts Sun, 2 November)

    Organ and Body Donation - Talk
    Book by Sat, 1 November

    (Starts Sun, 2 November)

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    Friday 31st October 2014 Hide

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    Yama to Oni: Ghosts and Demons in Asian Art Ashmolean Museum

    Jasleen Khandari explores representations of ghosts and demons in the art of India & Japan.

    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 31 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Museum, Lectures, Art, Today, This Week, History

    Whose Death Is It Anyway - Panel Discussion from leading Dementia specialists Kicking the Bucket Festival

    Do you have dementia? How confident are you that your wishes will be honoured?

    10.30am - 12.30pm 7 (5)

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

    Email Me 01865 305305

    Must book by 30 Oct 2014 Book tickets

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

    Nature, Nuture or Neither: the View from the Genes

    With Professor Stephen Jones, one of the world's top six experts on the genetics of snails.

    5 - 6pm None

    Mansfield College, Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TF, Mon - Fri: 9am - 5pm. Admission free.

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 282894

    Lectures, Science, Today, This Week

    Darryl Jones Hallowe'en Classic Ghost Story reading Blackwell's Bookshop

    Join us for an intimate gathering to hear Darryl Jones read some classic ghost stories.

    7pm 3

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

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

    Lectures, Books, Today, This Week

    By Our Selves: screening of a unique film project about the poet John Clare Oxford Brookes University

    John Clare (1793 1864) was arguably the most influential poet of the natural world.

    6-7pm Free

    Oxford Brookes Unversity, JHBb Lecture Theatre, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus

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

    Must book by 31 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Lectures, Poetry, Today, This Week

    ConcertFriday 31st October 2014 Hide

    The Schubert Project: Schubert's Legacy, New Aspects Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    A concert of many of Schubert's most popular settings & informal discussion afterwards.

    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 31 Oct 2014 Book tickets

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

    The Schubert Project: Britten, Schubert & the Nocturne Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    The Aurora Orchestra perform the glorious Fifth Symphony & Goethe's 'Gesang der Geister'

    7.30pm - 9.30pm 30/22/12

    St John the Evangelist, Iffley Road

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

    Must book by 31 Oct 2014 Book tickets

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

    MeetingFriday 31st October 2014 Hide

    Night Visit - Storytelling, Music and Audio Visual Kicking the Bucket Festival

    Sally Pomme Clayton tells stories of experience with spiritualism using live audio.

    8pm 12 (10)

    The Old Fire Station, 40 George Street, Oxford OX1 2AQ, Shop and gallery open 10am 5pm, Tuesday Saturday. OFS Venue for gigs/theatre open whenever there's an event.

    sallypommeclayton.com Email Me 01865 305305

    Booking advised by 30 Oct 2014

    Meeting, Lectures, Festival, Health, Meditation, Paranormal, Today, This Week, Classes, Storytelling, Wellbeing

    ArtFriday 31st October 2014 Hide

    Circle of Life Game Kicking the Bucket Festival

    A game created to make you think about the end of life issues. Created by Gina King.

    1 - 1.30pm Free

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

    www.kickingthebucket.co.uk Email Me 01367 240508

    No need to book!

    Family Friendly, Meeting, Lectures, Festival, Music, Art, Help, Games, Today, This Week, Storytelling, Wellbeing

    Courses and WorkshopsFriday 31st October 2014 Hide

    Halloween Corpse Talk with Adam Murphy Kicking the Bucket Festival

    Join Adam Murphy and produce your own undead-infested comic.

    2-3pm 5

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

    www.adammurphy.com Email Me 01865 305305

    Booking advised by 30 Oct 2014

    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Meeting, Lectures, Festival, Books, Health, Art, Halloween, Today, This Week, Storytelling, Creative Writing

    FestivalFriday 31st 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 1st November 2014 Hide

    LecturesSaturday 1st November 2014 Hide

    Howard Carter: from Artist to Archaeologist Ashmolean Museum

    Looking at the life of artist, academic and famous archaeologist, Howard Carter.

    2-3pm 5/4 concessions

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

    www.ashmolean.org 01865 305 305

    Booking advised by 01 Nov 2014 Book tickets

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

    Paul Nash: Artist at War Ashmolean Museum

    A look at Paul Nash's wartime works, putting them in context with his other artworks.

    11am-12pm 5/4 concessions

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

    www.ashmolean.org 01865 305 305

    Booking advised by 01 Nov 2014 Book tickets

    Lectures, Art, Tomorrow, This Week, History, War

    Funeral Poverty - How much should your funeral cost? Kicking the Bucket Festival

    Our panel of experts will look at the current cost of dying. We can be better informed.

    10am - 11.30am 7 (5)

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

    www.kickingthebucket.co.uk Email Me 01865 305305

    Booking advised by 31 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Meeting, Lectures, Health, Help, Tomorrow, This Week, Wellbeing

    Say their name - Film and Q&A Kicking the Bucket Festival

    Jane Harris and Jimmy Edwards' Josh died; they have produced a film for bereaved parents.

    11.45am - 1.15pm 7 (5)

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

    beyondgoodbye.co.uk Email Me 01865 305305

    Booking advised by 31 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Cinema, Lectures, Festival, Health, Help, Tomorrow, This Week, Wellbeing

    At The Bedside - Panel Discussion Kicking the Bucket Festival

    Do you feel fearful of being at the bedside of someone dying? Panel of professionals and vocational care workers explore these fears and how to challenge them.

    4.30 - 6.30pm 7 (5)

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

    www.kickingthebucket.co.uk info@woodlandburialwestmill.co.uk 01367 240508

    Booking advised by 31 Oct 2014

    Courses and Workshops, Lectures, Festival, Health, Help, Tomorrow, This Week, Wellbeing

    Feminism in Theory & Action Feminism in Theory & Action

    Day of feminist talks, workshops and more! Bringing together different feminist aims.

    10 am Free

    Wadham College, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PN, 1pm - 2.15pm during termtime; 10.30am - 11.45am and 1pm - 4.15pm during vacations. Admission free.

    www.feminismtheoryaction.co.uk Email Me

    Booking advised by 01 Nov 2014 Book tickets

    Lectures, Poetry, Women's Issues, Tomorrow, This Week, Politics

    ConcertSaturday 1st November 2014 Hide

    The Schubert Project: Settings of Schiller, Goethe & Others Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    Focusing on the epic Schiller ballad 'Der Taucher', performed by Christoph Pohl.

    5pm - 6pm 12

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

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

    Must book by 01 Nov 2014 Book tickets

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

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

    Schubert's final years are Graham Johnson's focus in this concluding lecture-recital.

    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 01 Nov 2014 Book tickets

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

    The Schubert Project: Closing Concert, featuring Kate Royal & Jonathan Lemalu Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    Masterpieces from the end of Schubert's life in a celebratory finale.

    7.30pm - 9.30pm 30/25/12

    St John the Evangelist, Iffley Road

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

    Must book by 01 Nov 2014 Book tickets

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

    ArtSaturday 1st November 2014 Hide

    Exploring Diaspora through the Arts Arts at the Old Fire Station

    An event exploring the role of art in understanding, expressing and experiencing diaspora.

    3pm - 10pm Free

    The Old Fire Station, 40 George Street, Oxford OX1 2AQ, Shop and gallery open 10am 5pm, Tuesday Saturday. OFS Venue for gigs/theatre open whenever there's an event.

    www.oldfirestation.org.uk/ Email Me 01865 263980

    Theatre, Lectures, Art, Tomorrow, This Week

    FestivalSaturday 1st November 2014 Hide

    Breath Festival

    A one-day festival of events, talks, performances and exhibitions across Oxford's museums, designed to take your breath away! Short talks, self-guided tours, and exhibitions all related to breath and breathing. For the full programme see: www.ouh.nhs.uk/artlink/breath.

    1.30 - 5pm free

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

    www.ox.ac.uk/event/breath-festival 01865 613785

    Museum, Lectures, Festival, Tomorrow, This Week, Tours

    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 WorkshopsSaturday 1st November 2014 Hide

    I can't Die Yet I'm Not Ready - Workshop Kicking the Bucket Festival

    Legal, organisation & personal choices to consider before death occurs - preparing the way.

    2pm - 4pm 25 (20)

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

    www.kickingthebucket.co.uk info@woodlandburialwestmill.co.uk 01367 240508

    Booking advised by 31 Oct 2014

    Courses and Workshops, Lectures, Festival, Health, Help, Tomorrow, This Week, Classes, Wellbeing

    Sunday 2nd November 2014 Hide

    LecturesSunday 2nd November 2014 Hide

    When a Pet Dies - Animal Bereavement Kicking the Bucket Festival

    Tracie McGrory of the Blue Cross talks about the unique issues arising when a pet dies and answers questions.

    2 - 3pm 5 (3)

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

    www.bluecross.org.uk Email Me 01865 305305

    Booking advised by 01 Nov 2014 Book tickets

    Courses and Workshops, Lectures, Festival, Help, This Week, Wellbeing

    Organ and Body Donation - Talk Kicking the Bucket Festival

    Revd. Philip Sutton, Chaplanicy & Bereavement Service at the John Radcliffe Hospital

    5 - 6pm Free

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

    www.kickingthebucket.co.uk Email Me 01367 240508

    Booking advised by 01 Nov 2014

    Courses and Workshops, Lectures, Festival, Health, Help, This Week, Wellbeing

    Sir David Butler on Seventy Years of British Politics

    Sir David Butler, social scientist and psephologist, will speak on the subject of 'Seventy Years of British Politics'.

    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

    WorshipSunday 2nd November 2014 Hide

    After Eight Christ Church Cathedral

    Informal cathedral worship - music, conversation, time for reflection.

    8-9pm Free

    Christ Church Cathedral, Christ Church College, St Aldate's, Oxford OX1 1DP

    ...ox.ac.uk... Email Me 01865 276155

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    Lectures, Music, Worship, This Week

    ToursSunday 2nd November 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 2nd November 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 3rd November 2014 Hide

    LecturesMonday 3rd November 2014 Hide

    Bernard Tucker Memorial Lecture: Bird Migration - Prof Ian Newton ANHSO & OOS

    The evolution of bird migration, with an emphasis on modern tracking techniques.

    7.45-9.15 2

    Exeter Hall, Kidlington, Oxford Road, Kidlington OX5 1AB

    www.anhso.org.uk Email Me

    No need to book!

    Eco, Nature, Meeting, Lectures, This Week

    The Root that Feeds Half a Billion People

    The root of cassava is best known for being the main source of food for roughly 500 million people in developing countries. However, it also constitutes an excellent model system to study fundamental questions on tissue-type determination in multicellular organisms. This talk will explain how the cassava is helping scientists to unravel the genetic regulation of root development.

    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

    Working with Martha Graham APGRD (Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama)

    Professor Marni Thomas Wood speaks at the Faculty of Classics.

    2.15pm free

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

    www.ox.ac.uk/event/working-martha-graham 01865 288210

    Lectures, This Week

    Germany: Memories of a Nation

    Explore the fascinating and complex history of Germany from the origins of the Holy Roman Empire right up to the present day, with Neil MacGregor

    6 - 7pm free admission

    St Peter's College, New Inn Hall Street, Oxford OX1 2DL, Daily 10am - 5pm. Admission free.

    www.ox.ac.uk/event/germany-memories-nation 01865 614985

    Lectures, This Week

    World population and human capital in the 21st century

    A new view on humans in the 21st century

    5 - 6.30pm free

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

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

    Lectures, This Week

    Interdisciplinary Seminars in Psychoanalysis St John's College Research Centre

    Barbara Gold Taylor, Queen Mary, University of London: The Last Asylum

    8.15-9.45pm Free

    45 St Giles, Oxford

    oxfordpsychoanalysis.blogspot.co.uk Email Me 07989 331661

    Lectures, This Week

    Is global financial reform finished? What pieces are missing?

    Exploring the perspectives of academics, authorities, and market participants. 

    5 - 6.45pm N/A

    European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 274537

    Lectures, This Week

    FestivalMonday 3rd November 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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    Tuesday 4th November 2014 Hide

    LecturesTuesday 4th November 2014 Hide

    Don't Even Think About It: Why Our Brains Are Wired To Ignore Climate Change.

    Why do most people never talk about climate change?

    7pm-9pm 8 (6)

    Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN

    Email Me

    Lectures, Books, Science, This Week

    Trans-thinking: Artistic Research in the 21st Century Keble College Advanced Studies Centre

    Seminar by artist, theorist and writer Warren Neidich.

    5-6pm Free

    Keble College, Parks Road, Oxford OX13PG

    www.keble-asc.com

    Lectures, Art, This Week

    "Arabs and Jews refuse to be enemies..reflections from an Israeli peace village Oxford Branch of Oasis of Peace UK

    Meet two members of an Arab-Jewish village in Israel and dicuss their work for peace.

    7:00-8:30pm Free

    St Columba's United Reformed Church (central Oxford), Alfred St, Oxford OX1 4EH

    www.facebook.com/events/740902635964961/ Email Me

    Lectures, This Week

    Taxes and financial constraints: evidence from linguistic cues

    Professor Lillian F. Mills speaks 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

    The Pity of War: The Longer View of England and Germany

    Literary critic, novelist and biographer Miranda Seymour will be talking about her recent book Noble Endeavours: The Life of Two Countries, England and Germany, in Many Stories.

    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

    Special Guest Lecture

    5 - 6pm free

    Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TB

    www.ox.ac.uk/event/special-guest-lecture 1865 271915

    Lectures, This Week

    What Influences the Education Outcomes of Young People in Care?

    5 - 6pm Free

    Oxford Department of International Development, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3TB

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 281751

    Lectures, This Week

    'Negotiating' Apostasy in Malaysia Centre for Muslim-Christian Studies

    Part of seminar series on Ethics and the Law: Muslim-Christian Encounters

    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

    MeetingTuesday 4th November 2014 Hide

    Evan Luard Lecture on North Korea Oxford United Nations Association

    Talk by Dr Jim Hoare of SOAS and the British Foreign Office.

    1.00-2.00pm free

    Oxford Town Hall, St Aldate's, Oxford OX1 1DP

    www.oxforduna.org Email Me 01235 531107

    Meeting, Lectures, This Week, Politics

    FestivalTuesday 4th November 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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    Wednesday 5th November 2014 Hide

    LecturesWednesday 5th November 2014 Hide

    Alice Bell: The Scientific Revolution that Wasn't Oxford Skeptics in the Pub

    This is the tale of a scientific revolution that failed.

    7.30PM Free

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

    oxford.skepticsinthepub.org/ Email Me

    Pubs, Lectures, Science, This Week, Politics

    In Conversation: 'Joseph Beuys & Jörg Immendorff: Art Belongs to the People!' Ashmolean Museum

    Join Sir Norman Rosenthal and Dr Gerogina Paul as they discuss these two German artists.

    11.30am-12.30pm 5/4 concessions

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

    www.ashmolean.org 01865 305 305

    Booking advised by 05 Nov 2014 Book tickets

    Museum, Lectures, Art, This Week, History

    Ming: 50 Years That Changed China

    Craig Clunas, co-curator of the British Museum's blockbuster exhibition about the Ming dynasty, will discuss the exhibition, and its catalogue, with a panel of academics and curators. The Ming dynasty established Beijing as the capital and built the Forbidden City.

    12.45 - 1.45pm free

    Radcliffe Humanities, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6GG

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 (2)80101

    Lectures, This Week

    Ethics as a Politics of the Ordinary

    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

    Neil Gresham & Kenton Cool, Mountaineering Lecture Oxford University Mountaineering Club

    Lectures by world renowned climbers, Neil Gresham & Kenton Cool.

    7:30pm 8

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

    www.ticketsource.co.uk/date/123948 jlsouthern1@hotmail.com

    Must book by 05 Nov 2014

    Nature, Sports and Fitness, Lectures, Nepali, This Week

    Shock, horror: how news teams cope with covering tragedy Oxford Brookes University

    Journalist Sian Williams will talk about the emotional impact of covering difficult events.

    6pm - 7pm Free

    JHBb Lecture Hall, John Henry Brookes Building, Gipsy Lane Site, Headington

    Email Me 01865 484864

    Lectures, This Week

    BMC-Sherpa lecture series: Neil Gresham and Kenton Cool Oxford University Mountaineering Club

    Incredible lectures by rock and mountaineering legends: Neil Gresham and Kenton Cool.

    7pm-9.40pm 8

    Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6HD

    www.oumc.co.uk

    Booking advised by 05 Nov 2014

    Nature, Family Friendly, Sports and Fitness, Lectures, This Week

    ToursWednesday 5th November 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, Tours

    FestivalWednesday 5th November 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 6th November 2014 Hide

    LecturesThursday 6th November 2014 Hide

    The suffering of women: when bad theology ruins lives Oxford Centre for Spiritual Growth

    Lunchtime talk by Christina Rees. 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

    Yasmin Gunaratnam - "Reflections on Black British Feminism" Ruskin College Oxford

    Refreshments from 6.30pm (donation). Part of Ruskin Gender Platforms series.

    7pm Free

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

    tinyurl.com/nt2xtkj Email Me 447944933709

    Booking advised by 06 Nov 2014

    Lectures, Women's Issues, This Week

    Adam von Trott Annual Lecture at Mansfield College Mansfield College, University of Oxford

    Lecture on Post-War European history and politics

    5 pm Free

    Mansfield College, Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TF

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

    Lectures, This Week, History, Politics, War

    Katherine Rundell in conversation with Richard O. Smith Blackwell's Bookshop

    Children's author Katherine Rundell will be in conversation with author Richard O. Smith.

    7pm 3

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

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

    Booking advised by 05 Nov 2014

    Lectures, Books, This Week

    Financial and banking regulation, macroprudential and monetary policy after the crisis

    Two financial seminars in Lecture Room 23. Booking required.

    2 - 6pm N/A

    Balliol College, Broad St, Oxford OX1 3BJ, 10am - 5pm or dusk (whichever is earlier). 2 adults, 1 concessions.

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 274537

    Lectures, This Week

    Well fed? The health and environmental implications of our food choices

    How can we cut through media hysteria and make wise choices about the food we eat?

    3.30 - 5pm free

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

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

    Lectures, This Week

    How to help children when someone dies or is dying. Kicking the Bucket Festival

    Practical advice about how to talk to children about death and dying. Adults 18+.

    6pm - 7.30pm 5 (3)

    Barefoot Books - Storyteller's Café, 294 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 7ED, Monday Friday 9.30am 5pm, Saturday 9.30am 5.30pm, Sunday 10am 4pm.

    Email Me 01865 311100

    Booking advised by 05 Nov 2014

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    'Zero is not good for me': the psychological consequences of infertility in Ghana

    Dr Jasmine Fledderjohann, University of Oxford

    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

    The Search for Oxford's Medieval Wall Oxford Civic Society

    Two local historians identify surviving sections of the city's 13th century wall.

    8pm (coffee/tea from 7.30pm) Members + 1 guest free, others 4

    Ship Street Centre, Jesus College, OX1 3DA

    ...oxcivicsoc.org.uk... Email Me 07798 625740

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    A Rainbow in the Sky Abingdon Anglo-German Club

    The rainbow in art from the Middle ages to the present. Dr. Jon Whitely, Ashmolean Museum

    7.30 - 9.00 donations invited

    Abbey Chapel, Checker Walk, Abingdon OX14 3JB

    Email Me 01235 533887

    Lectures, Art, This Week

    FestivalThursday 6th November 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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