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Chancel Vault Restored

Pendant.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.

Dinners during the Oxford Literary Festival

Why not book dinner in the Great Hall during the Oxford Literary Festival? 

Abseiling for Christian Aid

Abseil for Christian AidThe Sub Dean, Canon Edmund Newey, took part in a sponsored abseil from the tower of St Mary Magdalen’s on Saturday 8 March to raise funds for Christian Aid. 

Architecture That Shook Oxford

A new video in the Oxford Today series on "Architecture which shook Oxford" features Christ Church Archivist Judith Curthoys, on the subject of Christ Church: http://www.oxfordtoday.ox.ac.uk/culture/videos-podcasts-galleries/architecture-shook-oxford-5

Kate Bennett and the tiny Inigo Jones church

Research by Christ Church academic Kate Bennett has confirmed that a tiny church in Hampshire is the work of Inigo Jones. 

Dr Darlington FRSCM

Dr DarlingtonDr Stephen Darlington, Associate Professor in the Faculty of Music, and Organist and Director of Music at Christ Church, is to be made a Fellow of the Royal School of Church Music...

Christ Church College Choir at Windsor

Christ Church College Choir went to sing a service of Choral Evensong at St George's Chapel, Windsor...

Fairtrade Status

FairtradeWe are delighted that Christ Church has been awarded Fairtrade status, recognising our commitment to supporting and using Fairtrade products.

New Poems by Poet Sappho Discovered

Dirk ObbinkOnly a few poems of the Greek poet Sappho’s work have survived but thanks to Christ Church's Professor Dirk Obbink two new works have just been recovered...

Installation of Four Honorary Canons

Christ Church Cathedral. Photo:RWOn the 25th January four new Honorary Canons are being "installed" in the cathedral.

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