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Tower Poetry Awards 2015

Isla Anderson - 1st Prize Winner - Tower Poetry 2015This year, the 15th Christopher Tower Poetry Prize competition attracted hundreds of entries from budding young poets from all across the UK.  The theme was ‘Cells’ which generated over 700 hundred entries. 

Three Choirs Evensong at Christ Church Cathedral

On Saturday 7 March there will be a unique opportunity to hear the combined choirs of Christ Church, Magdalen College and New College at Evensong in the Cathedral. 

Christ Church celebrates IntoUniversity Oxford South East launch

IUWe are delighted to be celebrating the launch of IntoUniversity Oxford South East, a local learning centre created from a partnership between Christ Church, the University of Oxford and the children’s educational charity IntoUniversity.

Christ Church Professors Honoured

Professor Hugh WilliamsonTwo Christ Church Professors, Hugh Williamson and John Bell were awarded honours at New Year...

A Celebration of the Life of James Trickey

James TrickeyWe were deeply saddened to hear that James Trickey, a Choral Scholar at Church for three years, passed away on 23rd December, aged 22 years.

College Chaplain appointed to St Peter's Eaton Sq

St Peters, Eaton SquareChrist Church's College Chaplain, Reverend Ralph Williamson, has been appointed as the next Vicar of the parish of St Peter's, Eaton Square, in the Diocese of London...

Stories of Hope from Kenya

Stephen Ngugi from Christian Aid's Nairobi office visited Christ Church on 28th November and spoke to students about bringing hope and transformation to the lives of rural mothers in Kenya....

Tree felling and planting in Christ Church Meadow

Christ Church has recently submitted an application to the Forestry Commission for a felling licence to remove 10 poplars from the New Walk. The poplars will be replaced with 18 limes, of a type used in historic avenue planting, as part of the college’s long-term plans for maintaining the avenue.

Cathedral Choir CD: Courts of Heaven

courts of heaven thumbThis new CD, Courts of Heaven: Music from The Eton Choirbook Vol. 3, is a collection of music from the Eton Choirbook, the vast collection of English sacred music from the early Renaissance. It is the third in an acclaimed series by Stephen Darlington and The Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford which has proved a thrilling encounter with the remarkable world of the liturgy of Eton College Chapel in the late 15th century.

The Installation of Dean Percy

Installation of Dean PercyThe Very Revd Professor Martyn Percy was installed as Dean of Christ Church at Evensong on Saturday 4th October. 

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