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The Oxford Opera Society presents Scenes in Concert.

The Oxford Opera Society presents Scenes in Concert.

A review by Julia Gasper The Oxford Opera Society put on its inaugural event on Monday 26th November at the Church of St Michael’s at the Northgate. This enterprising group of young musicians have many […]

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Interview, Oxford

STUART PEARCE MBE

STUART ‘PSYCHO’ PEARCE DRIVES MILITARY TANK AND CHATS ENGLAND GLORY WITH  FORCES RADIO BFBS

Former England captain Stuart ‘Psycho’ Pearce MBE is a force to be reckoned with when taking on a military vehicles skills test for a new radio programme, ‘On Track with Forces Radio BFBS’   After a glorious […]

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Lifestyle, Oxford

PEPE PULL ALONG

Pepe Pull Along Puppy

Pepe Pull Along Puppy Pepe the Puppy is ready for a walk with his new best friend – you, of course! It’s an absolutely brilliant toy.  Take Pepe on a walk around his new home, […]

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Jersey Boys come to Oxford’s New Theatre in December

Jersey Boys come to Oxford’s New Theatre in December

Jersey Boys tells the true life story of four boys from the wrong side of the tracks who wrote their own songs, invented their own unique sound, and sold 175 million records worldwide. Featuring hit […]

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Waste Recycling Infographic Vector Concept.

Britain’s relationship with China on plastic waste

The author of the article is Richard Walker, who is the marketing manager at Reconomy. As of January 2018, China has placed a strict ban on the import of plastic waste. This has had a […]

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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 […]

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Renowned endurance swimmer and United Nation’s Environment Programme (UNEP)’s Patron of the Oceans, Lewis Pugh is met by Secretary of the State for the Environment, Michael Gove in Dover, United Kingdom at the finish of The Long Swim campaign on 29 August 2018

LEWIS PUGH COMPLETES HIS LATEST CHALLENGE ‘THE LONG SWIM’

  UN Patron of the Oceans completes The Long Swim at Shakespeare Beach, Dover Lewis greeted by the Environment Secretary Michael Gove after swimming the length of The English Channel Lewis has swum 530km since […]

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Going Out, Music, Opera, Oxford, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford University, Oxfordshire

65831808 - dnipro, ukraine - may  25, 2016: rigoletto opera performed by members of the dnipropetrovsk state opera and ballet theatre.

   OXFORD LIEDER FESTIVAL  12 – 27 October 2018

           The Grand Tour – A European Journey in Song A celebration of European song will be the focus of the 2018 Oxford Lieder Festival and will showcase the familiar masterpieces of the song repertoire while exploring wider […]

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Discover the Art of the Duel at Blenheim Palace

This summer holidays don’t miss the opportunity to learn the art of the duel. Exploring the codes, traditions and bloody history of dueling while re-enacting a dramatic duel with swords the two experienced stage-fighting actors […]

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Opera, Oxford, Oxfordshire, Theatre

The Magic Flute at Waterperry Gardens in Oxfordshire

The Magic Flute at Waterperry Gardens in Oxfordshire

A review by Nicholas Newman For many Mozart’s Magic Flute is connected with the television series Inspector Morse and Young Morse, less so with a fight between good and evil. Though one thing is certain, […]

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