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11 November - Remembrance Day Concert

Christ Church Cathedral 8.00 pm

This Armistice Day concert featured two great masterpieces Mozart composed in 1791, the final year of his life.

Clarinet Concerto in A major, K.622
Requiem in D minor, K.626

4 November: Lawyers' Drinks Reception

Freshfields, 65 Fleet Street, London EC4Y 1HS

A drinks reception for Old Members working in the legal sector, generously hosted by Old Member Ian Frost (1990), who works at Freshfields on Fleet Street.


3 November 2010 - 30 January 2011 - Henry Aldrich – An Oxford Universal Man

Christ Church Picture Gallery

Henry Aldrich (1648 – 1710)

Henry Aldrich, Dean of Christ Church from 1689 to his death in 1710 and Vice Chancellor of the University of Oxford between 1692 and 1695 was a true polymath: theologian, politician, scholar, collector, musician, designer and architect. This concentration of interests and activities, combined with a powerful post which enabled Aldrich to promote and utilise them, made him ‘one of the most eminent men in England’ in the late 17th century. The Oxford Almanck, All Saints Church, Peckwater Quadrangle, books on mathematics, logic and architecture, hymns and catches owe their existence to Aldrich.

27 October - Investment Forum

ING, 60 London Wall, EC2M 5TQ

Christ Church held an Investment Forum and drinks reception on Wednesday 27th October 2010 starting at 6pm at ING's London head office.

21 October: Alumni Drinks for Media, Tech & Start-Ups

6.30 - 8.30pm BusinessBecause, Unit 4, Archer Street Studios, 10-11 Archer Street, London W1D 7AZ

Hosted in the office of new-media start-up,, in the heart of Soho, Christ-Churcers from media, technology and start-up businesses joined each other for an evening of energy and ideas, but plastic cups and jeans, rather than champagne glasses and tailored suits.

13 - 16 October: Murder in the Cathedral by TS Eliot

Christ Church Cathedral, St. Aldates Oxford OX1 1DP

A professional cast lines up with the cream of Oxford University's actors in this immersive blend of music, drama and poetry. The stunning interior of Christ Church Cathedral provides a spectacular setting for Eliot's masterpiece.

9 October: The Mozart Experience

Christ Church Cathedral, 7:30pm

This concert is organised by the Christ Church Cathedral School Education Trust, which is a joint initiative of the Old Boys’ Association and the Parents Association (which is a registered charity 1114828). The concert features the Cathedral and Worcester College Choristers and a Festival Chorus, conducted by Stephen Darlington.

3 October - Family Programme Tea

Christ Church

On Sunday 3rd October, the Great Hall opened its doors to Family Programme Members for a special tea to welcome everyone to Christ Church. Parents and guardians were also treated to a tour of the college and the Dean gave a welcome speech.

29 September: 1960 Reunion Dinner

Christ Church

On 29th September 2010 a reunion dinner was held in the Great Hall for all those who matriculated in 1960.

24 - 26 September: Association Weekend & GCR 50th Anniversary

Christ Church

The Graduate Common Room celebrated its 50th anniversary in October 2010. Celebrations were held 24-26 September 2010.  The events coincided with the Oxford Alumni Weekend and the Christ Church Association annual dinner, so there was plenty to draw everyone back to Oxford.  The festivities included talks, seminars, an art exhibition, a concert, and even some sporting endeavours. 

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