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    Horns [15] Vue Cinema Wed 29 Oct: 8.45, 11.20pm

    The Babadook [15] Vue Cinema Fri 24 Oct: 4.40, 7.00, 9.30, 11.45pm

    The Snow Queen Vue Cinema Sat 25 Oct: 11.00am

    Last chance to book for

    The Undertaker's Daughter - Author Kate Mayfield
    Book by Thu, 23 October

    (Starts Thu, 23 October)

    The Schubert Project: Grand Duo in C, Settings of Jacobi
    Book by Thu, 23 October

    (Starts Thu, 23 October)

    The Schubert Project: Settings of Rückert & Leitner
    Book by Thu, 23 October

    (Starts Thu, 23 October)

    Self Publishing: Just Vanity Publishing Under Another Name?
    Book by Thu, 23 October

    (Starts Thu, 23 October)

    The Schubert Project: Piano Sonata in B flat, Imogen Cooper CBE
    Book by Thu, 23 October

    (Starts Thu, 23 October)

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    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, Today, 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, Today, 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, Today, 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, Today, 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, Today, 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, Today, 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, Today, 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, Today, 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, Today, 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, Today, 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, Today, 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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    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

    Self Publishing: Just Vanity Publishing Under Another Name? Oxford Publishing Society

    There are many opportunities for authors to get into print - or at least into digital file.

    6-9pm Free to members

    Oxford Brookes Main Lecture Hall, Oxford Brookes University, Gipsy Lane Site, Headington Campus, Oxford OX3 0BP

    www.opusnet.co.uk/

    Booking advised by 23 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Lectures, Books, 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

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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

    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, 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, Conference, 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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    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

    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

    Show all dates/times

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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

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    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

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    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

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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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    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

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