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Alice Day Flotilla

Liddell Sisters 150 years ago Lewis Carroll and his friend Robinson Duckworth, together with Alice Liddell and her two sisters, walked down to the river at Folly Bridge and set off on the legendary boating picnic that gave life to the enduring story of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. This year on Alice's Day, Saturday 7 July, a colourful flotilla of boats traced the party's original journey up the River Thames towards Godstow in honour of that momentous river trip

Christ Church Jubilee Concerts

1812Christ Church has been celebrating 2012 in grand style with a series of open air concerts in Tom Quad over this weekend. Thousands of people have come to enjoy the concerts, despite less than perfect British weather!

Flourishing of Universities Conference

RWAt the end of May the McDonald Centre for Theology, Ethics and Public Life (a research instritute based at Christ Church in the University of Oxford) hosted one of its most exciting events, and welcomed eleven leading scholars from top universities in the US and UK to study the recent plight of universities.

Diamond Jubilee Service

RWHundreds of people from across Oxfordshire gathered in the Cathedral on Saturday afternoon for a special service to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.  

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...

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