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Christ Church Professors Honoured

Professor Hugh WilliamsonTwo Christ Church Professors, Hugh Williamson and John Bell were awarded honours at New Year...

Patrick Dawkins and the Ligeti Quartet

Patrick Dawkins, a former Christ Church Music undergraduate, is performing as part of the Ligeti Quartet at 3pm on Sunday 18 January in the Holywell Music Room.

A Celebration of the Life of James Trickey

James TrickeyWe were deeply saddened to hear that James Trickey, a Choral Scholar at Church for three years, passed away on 23rd December, aged 22 years.

College Chaplain appointed to St Peter's Eaton Sq

St Peters, Eaton SquareChrist Church's College Chaplain, Reverend Ralph Williamson, has been appointed as the next Vicar of the parish of St Peter's, Eaton Square, in the Diocese of London...

Stories of Hope from Kenya

Stephen Ngugi from Christian Aid's Nairobi office visited Christ Church on 28th November and spoke to students about bringing hope and transformation to the lives of rural mothers in Kenya....

New Honorary Canons

Christ Church Cathedral, OxfordSix people will be honoured at the Cathedral on the 31st January 2015

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.

Bishop John lays down his staff

Bishop John Pritchard said farewell to the Diocese of Oxford in a packed Cathedral on Thursday 30th October. He presided and preached at a Sung Eucharist, which was followed by a drinks reception at the Town Hall. The Bishop chose all the music for the service, which involved a band from St Andrew’s Church, Linton Road, and two trumpeters as well as a traditional choir and organ.

Paper Pilgrims

Paper PilgrimsAn exhibition of 'Paper Pilgrims' has been installed in the Cathedral's Watching Loft, beside the shrine base of St Frideswide.

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.

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