Julia Gasper

‘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.

Oxfordshire Blue Plaques Board will be unveiling  a Blue Plaque
>> commemorating
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>> JOAN MURRAY (née CLARKE)
1917 – 1996

Unveiling of Memorial Plaque for Joan Murrray, Larkfields, Headington Quarry, 27 July 2019.

Headington can be very proud that Joan Murray (1917-1996) one of the leading code-breakers who worked at Bletchley Park during World War II, lived here

by July 27, 2019 0 comments Events, Julia Gasper, Oxford
Piano Recital by Tim Smith

Tim Smith’s Piano Recital

Altogether this was a wonderful evening, it was good to see the venue well filled as it deserved to be, and we look forward to following Tim Smith’s future career.

by June 24, 2019 0 comments Going Out, Julia Gasper, Theatre
Prokofiev’s WAR AND PEACE by Welsh National Opera at New Theatre, Oxford.

Prokofiev’s WAR AND PEACE by Welsh National Opera at New Theatre, Oxford.

A review by Julia Gasper It was a daunting undertaking to make an opera out of Tolstoy’s epic novel, both because of its gigantic scale and its immense reputation and prestige. Prokofiev started it in […]

by October 16, 2018 0 comments Europe, Going Out, Julia Gasper, Opera, Oxford
Verdi’s LA TRAVIATA by Welsh National Opera at New Theatre, Oxford

Verdi’s LA TRAVIATA by Welsh National Opera at New Theatre, Oxford

A review by Julia Gasper La Traviata is an old favourite but this revival of a classic production by WNO brings it up as fresh as if you had never heard it before. It really […]

by October 11, 2018 0 comments Going Out, Julia Gasper, Review, Theatre