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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.

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Pompeii Exhibition at the Ashmoleum Museum

It is certainly worth seeing the glorious statue of Bacchus and the Etruscan burial urn. Pompeii, is an ancient Roman city, located on the slopes of Mont Versuvius, near the modern Italian city of Naples.

by July 29, 2019 0 comments Art, Events, Food, Oxford
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
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.

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.