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Many people associate Christ Church with an illustrious musical tradition and generations of accomplished Cathedral musicians. It may not be as well known, however, that every week during term-time, Christ Church shares its musical heritage with primary schools from around Oxford. Choristers and staff travel each Wednesday to teach songs to a wide number of school children, and each term they and their local community are invited back to Christ Church to perform in a concert.
Updated: Wednesday 1st December 2010 8:54
On Sunday 28th November In place of the usual University Sermon, Princess Badiya El Hassan, who read History at Christ Church, gave a talk about the way in which she sees the place of Muslims in this country and about her hopes for the development of Muslim relations with other faiths. The Dean of Christ Church says: ‘Princess Badiya's talk comes at an appropriate time, when moderate Muslims are expressing their views with clarity and when people all over the UK, and in many parts of the world, are working hard at improving relations between faiths, and indeed between different faiths and local communities.’ The Bishop of Oxford says: ‘I commend the work the Cathedral is doing to help mutual understanding between our faiths.’
Updated: Sunday 28th November 2010 12:55
Christ Church is proud to congratulate the following students for winning Awards and Prizes in the University in 2009-10.
Notice of Awards and University Prizes awarded to Junior Members 2009 - 2010
Updated: Saturday 26th February 2011 16:33
Kepler Energy has been spun out from Oxford University to develop a second-generation tidal turbine, Isis Innovation has announced. Its developers claim the turbine has the potential to harness tidal energy more efficiently and economically as it is simpler, more robust and more scalable than current designs.
Updated: Saturday 26th February 2011 16:34
Christ Church recently acted as host to the International Commission for Anglican-Orthodox Theological Dialogue. This commission, which met from 31 August to 6 September, explored aspects of Christian anthropology: ‘what is a human being?’; ‘the freedom and growth of the human being with particular reference to the understanding of image and likeness’; and ‘human responsibility for the creation; a critical overview of recent statements by our churches’. Participants included the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Revd and Rt Hon Dr Rowan Williams, who celebrated the Eucharist and preached in the cathedral on Sunday morning. Dr Williams is an Honorary Student and former Canon of Christ Church.
Created: Friday 10th September 2010
A recent recording made by the Christ Church Cathedral Choir has been shortlisted for this year's prestigious Gramophone Early Music Award.
Updated: Friday 25th January 2013 14:44
Does your son enjoy singing?
Be a chorister - on Saturday 6th November 2.45pm – 7.00 pm
An informal visit, fun, games and the chance to sing Evensong in the Cathedral.
For more information please contact Miss Diane Price, Admissions’ Secretary.
Updated: Thursday 2nd September 2010 11:58
A-level results have been released to students across the country today. Congratulations to all those who have met the terms of their conditional offers for an undergraduate place at Christ Church! We look forward very much to welcoming you here.
Updated: Saturday 26th February 2011 16:36
Christ Church tutor Dr Richard Wade Martins (left) and his research team are developing a new stem cell technique which uses skin tissue to grow the type of brain cells thought to be responsible for the onset of Parkinson's Disease.
Updated: Tuesday 20th July 2010 11:59
Christ Church welcomed six members of ARC - Accueil-Rencontre-Communauté on Sunday July 17th, who will be working as welcomers in the cathedral from July 17th until August the 8th 2010. The group of young adults is drawn from across Europe and will be offering guided tours in the Cathedral in a wide range of languages.
Updated: Monday 19th July 2010 16:46