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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - JULY 25, 2018: Liverpool FC manager Jurgen Klopp before match against Manchester City during 2018 International Champions Cup game at MetLife stadium

Woodstock Town FC “will struggle to survive” without new ground offered by development site

The future of an Oxfordshire football club with over a century of history is in “jeopardy” unless it can move to a new location. Woodstock Town FC, which began life around 1911-12, urgently requires a […]

by February 11, 2020 0 comments Going Out, Oxford, Oxfordshire, Press release, Sport
Eurostar transforms link between London and Amsterdam with services

Eurostar transforms link between London and Amsterdam with services

Eurostar, the high-speed rail link between the UK and mainland Europe, today announces that from the 30th April its London-Amsterdam service will operate fully direct both to and from the Netherlands. Tickets for the direct return journey will be on sale from 11th February 2020.

by February 9, 2020 0 comments Europe, London, Press release, Rail, Technology, Travel
Madama Butterfly

Madama Butterfly performed by Ellen Kent Opera at New Theatre Oxford

We must mention the admirable performance of little Jessica Man as Madame Butterfly’s child, not a singing rôle, but nevertheless crucial in its way. It is the final cruelty of being deprived of her child that completes Butterfly’s tragedy.

by January 26, 2020 0 comments Going Out, Julia Gasper, Opera, Oxford, Review, Theatre
La boheme

La Bohème: Ellen Kent Opera at New Theatre Oxford.

The production takes hints from Renoir and Chagall, and never lets us forget we are in Paris, which is quite right really. If Paris had a DNA then La Bohème would be part of it. The orchestra and conductor (Valeriu Cucharschi) do full justice to Puccini’s inspired score. You can see this production in many other venues such as Woverhampton, Birmingham, Reading, Brighton, Hastings etc as the tour continues during February, March and April.

by January 25, 2020 0 comments Julia Gasper, Opera, Oxford, Review, Theatre
La Boheme production at Oxford's New Theatre image provide by Ellen Kent International

La Boheme at the New Theatre Oxford

A review by Nicholas Newman La Boheme is one of Puccini’s best operas, which is worth seeing again and again. It is brilliantly written and narrated and constructed in both its story and music. This […]

by January 25, 2020 0 comments Europe, Events, Going Out, Opera, Oxford