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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. 

Tower Poetry Competition 2015

Tower Poetry 2015 thumbThe 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’.

Staff raise money for Macmillan

Many members of staff at Christ Church came together on Friday 26th September to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support

Savitri Grier Concert

SavitriThe 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.

Christ Church Commemoration Ball 2014

Ball 2014The 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.

Jubilee Bridge opened at Christ Church, Oxford

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.



Congratulations to ChCh Rowers

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.

The Dean of Christ Church

Revd Canon Professor Martyn William Percy. Photo: RWThe 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.

 

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