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This year, the 14th Christopher Tower Poetry Prize competition attracted hundreds of entries from budding young poets from all across the UK. The theme was ‘News’ which generated a wide range of creative responses.
Updated: Sunday 27th April 2014 9:55
The China Oxford Scholars' Spring Conference, organised by the China Oxford Scholars at the University of Oxford, is a student conference which will take place at Christ Church’s Blue Boar Theatre on Friday 9th May from 1:30pm – 6pm.
Updated: Thursday 24th April 2014 9:48
Christ Church celebrated Palm Sunday with the traditional procesion led by a donkey, to remember Jesus of Nazareth's entry into Jerusalem before his crucifixion.
Updated: Sunday 13th April 2014 23:07
The College Chaplain, Ralph Williamson, was in Delhi at the end of March, visiting the 'Saakshar' slum school project on behalf of supporters at Christ Church and beyond.
Updated: Tuesday 8th April 2014 8:59
Graduate composer Luke Lewis’s orchestral work over us the shifting rafters was premiered in Cardiff on Tuesday 25 March 2014 as part of the BBC National Orchestra of Wales’s annual concert of works by Welsh composers. The work is based on a line from the R. S. Thomas poem ‘The Tramp’, and the concert was conducted by Jac van Steen.
Updated: Sunday 30th March 2014 16:23
Congratulations to Dr Christian Yates, Research Fellow at the University of Oxford, who has won the Silver Award in the mathematics category of the SET for Britain awards for his work on locust swarming.
Updated: Thursday 27th March 2014 16:45
The charity Wells For India, which was founded in 1987 by the first President of the Graduate Common Room at Christ Church, Nicholas Grey, is celebrating the launch of their new website at http://www.wellsforindia.org
Updated: Friday 21st March 2014 15:39
A class of young people from the Isis Academy came to visit Christ Church on a photographic project in March...
Updated: Wednesday 19th March 2014 21:56
Her Majesty the Queen, Visitor of Christ Church, and His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh, were the guests of honour at the launch of the Christ Church Cathedral Music Trust, on Tuesday 4th March, in the State Apartments of St James's Palace.
Updated: Wednesday 2nd April 2014 17:29
For the past two months the east end of the cathedral has been hidden by scaffolding, while painstaking repair and restoration work took place on the fifteenth century stone vaulted ceiling with its famous pendent bosses. Details of the work that has been carried out are given below. The work is now complete.
Updated: Friday 14th March 2014 15:23