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Guided Tours and Autumn/Winter Events
A series of events offering guests the opportunity to sample the best of Christ Church's hospitality and learn more about its illustrious history, thriving current purpose and bright future.
Updated: Monday 1st September 2014 18:26
The Cathedral’s annual summer lectures will be held in the McKenna Room every Wednesday at 4.30pm from 23 July to 20 August. This year’s theme is ‘How to be an Anglican’.
Updated: Monday 21st July 2014 15:23
As part of a Fine Art MA project, Rachel Williamson is currently making a textile installation of hand dyed yarns inspired by the legend of Saint Frideswide...
Updated: Thursday 17th July 2014 9:42
At the Sung Eucharist on Sunday 13th July the cathedral was pleased to welcome six students who belong to ARC, an ecumenical Christian group. They will be staying with us for three weeks, giving tours to our visitors in their own languages.
Created: Monday 14th July 2014
An emissary on bicycle, the vicar’s husband of Odiham in Hampshire, will deliver by hand to the Cathedral Organist, Dr Stephen Darlington, a Magna Carta Anthem manuscript.
Updated: Monday 14th July 2014 14:21
On Saturday 5th July, nineteen new clergy were ordained to serve in churches across Oxfordshire, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire. The ordinations took place at Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford at 10am and 2pm.
Updated: Tuesday 8th July 2014 9:27
The 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.
Updated: Wednesday 2nd July 2014 14:09
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.
Updated: Monday 30th June 2014 17:26
At the University of Oxford's Encaenia on Wednesday 25 June the distinguished British composer Sir Harrison Birtwistle CH is to be awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Music. That same evening, Christ Church mounts its own tribute to Birtwistle in his 80th birthday year, in the presence of the composer.
Updated: Monday 16th June 2014 7:13
A Vigil of Music, Readings and Prayers in Commemoration of the Outbreak of the First World War will be held in the Cathedral on Monday 4th August from 8-9pm.
After the service the Cathedral will remain open until 11pm, the hour at which war was declared in 1914.
Updated: Sunday 15th June 2014 16:18