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‘voco’ Oxford Spires

‘voco’ Oxford Spires

This hotel, on a site that used to be a farm on the outskirts of Oxford, has recently been bought by Intercontinental and is being re-furbished. It has all the amenities you would expect from a spa resort hotel – a gymnasium, swimming pool with jacuzzi, a range of grooming and beauty treatments available, including massage, a restaurant, a bar-café with a pleasant lounge, a sunny terrace adorned with flowers and an attentive staff.

Jan Kiepura Festival

Jan Kiepura Festival

For one week, thanks to European Festival of Jan Kiepura Krynica is the most musical town in Poland.

by September 1, 2019 0 comments Europe, Going Out, Lifestyle, Music, Review, Television, Theatre
Jan Kiepura opera festival in Krynica, Poland

Jan Kiepura opera festival in Krynica, Poland

by Philip Hunt Brussels, 23/08/2019. One of the highlights of my recent first-time trip to Poland was attending the Jan Kiepura opera festival in Krynica-Zdroj, in the south of Poland. Krynica is better known as […]

BBC Radio Oxford’s Mini adventure

BBC Radio Oxford’s Mini adventure

BBC Radio Oxford is calling for Mini owners to come along to their Great Big Mini Cavalcade in honour of the UK’s most iconic car.

Romeo and Juliet for Oxford Prospect

Romeo and Juliet at The Rose Theatre, Blenheim Palace.

It is amazing how the “pop-up theatre” itself has been constructed in a couple of weeks in front of the palace whose familiar outline is visible from the Elizabethan village. Indeed, if you want to make a day of it and visit both the palace and the theatre you can buy a joint ticket. Otherwise you can just opt to go to one of the four productions running this summer: Romeo and Juliet, Midsummer Night’s Dream, Macbeth, and Richard III.