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This 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.
Updated: Monday 13th October 2014 15:14
The Very Revd Professor Martyn Percy was installed as Dean of Christ Church at Evensong on Saturday 4th October.
Updated: Monday 6th October 2014 9:00
The Christopher Tower Poetry Competition, the UK’s most valuable prize for young poets, opened for entries on National Poetry Day, and this year students between 16-18 years of age are challenged to write a poem on the theme of ‘Cells’.
Updated: Thursday 2nd October 2014 9:52
Many members of staff at Christ Church came together on Friday 26th September to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support
Updated: Thursday 2nd October 2014 9:51
The outstanding Christ Church violinist Savitri Grier returns to Oxford to perform a Solo Violin Recital at 1pm on Thursday 2nd October, at the University Church, High Street, Oxford. The outstanding Christ Church violinist Savitri Grier returns to Oxford to perform a Solo Violin Recital at 1pm on Thursday 2nd October, at the University Church, High Street, Oxford.
Updated: Friday 19th September 2014 7:29
The Christ Church Commemoration Ball was held on June 21st 2014, and over 1000 guest enjoyed the night long celebration on the theme of 'English Eccentrics' - it was a delightful and truly unforgettable evening.
Updated: Wednesday 2nd July 2014 14:09
On 20 June 2014, Christopher Ainsley and Martin Alderson-Smith formally opened a new footbridge across the River Cherwell at Christ Church Meadow to be known as the Jubilee Bridge. The bridge has been paid for by generous gifts from these old members of Christ Church and replaces a static punt.
Updated: Monday 30th June 2014 17:26
Six Christ Church boats and crews took part in the Summer 8's races this week, and we warmly congratulate all our rowers and those who support them. The sun shone for Saturday of 8's and Christ Church crews experienced a mixture of fortunes.
Updated: Sunday 1st June 2014 12:12
The Queen has approved that the Revd Canon Professor Martyn William Percy, BA (Hons), MEd, PhD, Principal of Ripon College, Cuddesdon, be appointed Dean of Christ Church, Oxford in succession to the Very Revd Dr Christopher Andrew Lewis BA, PhD.
Updated: Wednesday 7th May 2014 9:09
This year, the 14th Christopher Tower Poetry Prize competition attracted hundreds of entries from budding young poets from all across the UK. The theme was ‘News’ which generated a wide range of creative responses.
Updated: Sunday 27th April 2014 9:55