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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.

First ever Lay and Ecumenical Canons

Appointment of Lay and Ecumenical CanonsChrist Church Cathedral is delighted to announce that we have appointed the first honorary lay and ecumenical Canons in the Cathedral’s history.


Tower Poetry Prize 2012

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

Oxford Literary Festival Opens!

Sunday Times Oxford Literary FestivalThe marquees are up and the excitement is growing. Hundreds of leading authors and public figures will be joined by thousands of festival-goers from Saturday 24th of March 2012 for the Sunday Times Oxford Literary Festival.


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.

Candlemas Carols 2012

Candlemas carols 2012. Photo:RWChrist Church Cathedral was filled with candle light on Sunday 29th of January as regular worshippers and many visitors came to celebrate Candlemas, with a feast of carols, readings and music for the festival which commemorates the Presentation of Christ in the Temple.

Prime Minister at Christ Church Cathedral

Davifd cameron and the King James Bible. Photo: KT BruceThe Prime Minister, David Cameron, gave a speech in the cathedral on Friday 16 December to mark the 400th anniversary of the publication of the King James Bible. 


Treasures of Christ Church on Radio 3

Treasures of Christ Church. Photo:RWChrist Church Cathedral choir’s latest CD ‘The Treasures of Christ Church’ will be Radio 3 Essential Classics featured CD of the week of 12 December.


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