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Cathedral Choir Tour to China - UPDATED

At the end of the July 2012, the Cathedral Choir  undertook its first tour to China.  The Choir performed at the most impressive new concert halls in the country, starting in the magnificent National Centre for  the Performing Arts in Beijing on 2 August.  The concert programme took delighted audiences from the 14th to the 21st century, featuring works by Vaughan Williams, Elgar, Brahms, Gershwin, McCartney and Lennon.

Alice Day Flotilla

Liddell Sisters 150 years ago Lewis Carroll and his friend Robinson Duckworth, together with Alice Liddell and her two sisters, walked down to the river at Folly Bridge and set off on the legendary boating picnic that gave life to the enduring story of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. This year on Alice's Day, Saturday 7 July, a colourful flotilla of boats traced the party's original journey up the River Thames towards Godstow in honour of that momentous river trip

Flourishing of Universities Conference

RWAt the end of May the McDonald Centre for Theology, Ethics and Public Life (a research instritute based at Christ Church in the University of Oxford) hosted one of its most exciting events, and welcomed eleven leading scholars from top universities in the US and UK to study the recent plight of universities.

Summer Eights 2012

RWSummer Eights took place on the Isis last week, May 23 - 26th 2012, and culminated in a tremendous day down at the river on Saturday, with record numbers of supporters outside the boathouses, encouraged by the wonderful weather. 

Pre-Eights Week Report 2012

Torpids tooks place in February 2012. Please click through for a full report and standings.

Tower Poetry Prize 2012

Tower Poetry prize Winners 2012The winners of the 2012 Tower Poetry Competition were announced at a reception at Christ Church...  

The Cardinal’s College - Christ Church, Chapter and Verse

The Cardinal’s College : Christ Church, Chapter and Verse, by the Archivist Ms Judith Curthoys, is the first complete history of Christ Church since Henry Thompson’s volume back in 1900...

Success for Savitri in inaugural Concerto Competition

Savitri Grier. Photo: RWChrist Church's Savitri Grier, a music student in her first year, won the prestigious Oxford Concerto Competition at the Sheldonian Theatre on Saturday February the 4th.

University Matriculation

University Matriculation. Photo RWNew Undergraduate and Graduate members of Christ Church took part in the customary 'University Matriculation' ceremony on Saturday 16th October at the Sheldonian Theatre, to become members of the University of Oxford. Dressed in 'Sub-fusc' they were presented alongside those from other colleges.

Dirk Obbink and the Scanner of Secrets

Scanner. Photo RWNew technology developed by Christ Church's Dr Dirk Obbink and his research group at Oxford University’s classics department could help reveal the secrets of historical documents.

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