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College Chaplain visits Saakshar Slum School

Mona - Nasirpur slum 2014The College Chaplain, Ralph Williamson, was in Delhi at the end of March, visiting the 'Saakshar' slum school project on behalf of supporters at Christ Church and beyond.

Christ Church graduate composer receives BBC NOW premiere

Graduate composer Luke Lewis’s orchestral work over us the shifting rafters was premiered in Cardiff on Tuesday 25 March 2014 as part of the BBC National Orchestra of Wales’s annual concert of works by Welsh composers. The work is based on a line from the R. S. Thomas poem ‘The Tramp’, and the concert was conducted by Jac van Steen.

Christian Yates wins Silver Award at SET

Kit YatesCongratulations to Dr Christian Yates, Research Fellow at the University of Oxford, who has won the Silver Award in the mathematics category of the SET for Britain awards for his work on locust swarming.

Wells For India Website

The charity Wells For India, which was founded in 1987 by the first President of the Graduate Common Room at Christ Church, Nicholas Grey, is celebrating the launch of their new website at http://www.wellsforindia.org

Isis Academy visit Christ Church

Isis Academy Visit . Photo:RWA class of young people from the Isis Academy came to visit Christ Church on a photographic project in March...

Christ Church Cathedral Music Trust Launched

Her Majesty the Queen, Visitor of Christ Church, and His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh, were the guests of honour at the launch of the Christ Church Cathedral Music Trust, on Tuesday 4th March, in the State Apartments of St James's Palace.

Abseiling for Christian Aid

Abseil for Christian AidThe Sub Dean, Canon Edmund Newey, took part in a sponsored abseil from the tower of St Mary Magdalen’s on Saturday 8 March to raise funds for Christian Aid. 

Architecture That Shook Oxford

A new video in the Oxford Today series on "Architecture which shook Oxford" features Christ Church Archivist Judith Curthoys, on the subject of Christ Church: http://www.oxfordtoday.ox.ac.uk/culture/videos-podcasts-galleries/architecture-shook-oxford-5

Kate Bennett and the tiny Inigo Jones church

Research by Christ Church academic Kate Bennett has confirmed that a tiny church in Hampshire is the work of Inigo Jones. 

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