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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
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.

HERE’S WHY YOUR GYM IS BUSIER IN SUMMER THAN IN JANUARY

HERE’S WHY YOUR GYM IS BUSIER IN SUMMER THAN IN JANUARY

– British adults more likely to exercise in the summer than any other time of the year – 1 in 2 are motivated by summer holidays – 1 in 5 are being motivated by friends’ weddings Brits are more likely to hit the gym over summer than any other time […]

by July 2, 2019 0 comments Going Out, Health, Press release
HAIR THE MUSICAL,                   , Director - Jonathan O’Boyle, Lighting - Bem M Rogers, Choreographer - William Whelton, Designer - Maeve Black, New Wimbledon Theatre, London, UK,  2019, Credit: Johan Persson

Hair The Musical 50th anniversary tour at the New Theatre Oxford

As for the show itself, the performances by the actors and actresses were on the whole good. I thought the acting, dancing and singing by Jake Quickenden (Berger), Claude (Paul Wilkins) and Daisy Wood Davis (Sheila), was very impressive.