Oxford

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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Books, Business, Going Out, Oxford

At Oxford business book club event to hear from the author Sam Conniff Allende talk about his new business and leadership book 'Be More Pirate'. An event organised by Digital Remit at Oxford's Blackwell bookshop

Be More Pirate

By Nicholas Newman   At Oxford Business Book Club event (3 July 2018) to hear from the author Sam Conniff Allende talk about his new business and leadership book ‘Be More Pirate’. An event organised […]

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Music, Opera, Oxford, Oxford University

Anne Sofie von Otter  at the Sheldonian Theatre

Anne Sofie von Otter at the Sheldonian Theatre

  A review by Nicholas Newman As part of the Oxford Festival of the Arts, I saw last night at the Sheldonian Theatre Oxford internationally acclaimed Swedish mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter is one of […]

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Blenheim Palace, Gadgets, Going Out, Julia Gasper, Oxford, Oxfordshire

Blenheim Palace Flower Show

BLENHEIM PALACE FLOWER SHOW 2018

A review by Julia Gasper This year’s Blenheim Palace Flower Show was an absolute triumph. Since it was started, it has gone from strength to strength and is now one of the established highlights of […]

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Abingdon, Bicester, Law, Lawyers, London, Oxford, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford University, Oxfordshire

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Fly-tipping News

Many lawbreakers are using farmland and rural spaces, to illegally dump waste as opposed to using a lawful method of disposal – commonly known as fly-tipping.  Not only is the practice extremely anti-social, it’s also […]

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Julia Gasper, Oxford

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An Unsatisfactory Icon: Germaine Greer.

By Julia Gasper Al Jazeera ‘Head to Head’ with Germaine Greer Germaine Greer, who appeared at the Oxford Union last night, interviewed for Al-Jazeera TV, is now aged eighty. She is frequently asked to endorse […]

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Events, Going Out, Oxford, Review

OMO at the Sheldonian Theatre

A night at the Opera at Oxford’s Sheldonian Theatre

A review of Oxford Millennium Orchestra Last Friday night, the Oxford Millennium Orchestra performed at Oxford’s Sheldonian Theatre a series of pieces from various well know operas including Rossini’s Barber of Seville, Mozart’s Magic Flute, and […]

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Lifestyle, Oxford, Theatre

Thoroughly Modern Millie

Thoroughly Modern Millie

A review by Nicholas Newman If you are looking for a good evening out, then a good place to be is Oxford’s New Theatre. This week its Thoroughly Modern Millie a musical based on the film […]

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Oxford

meeting, held by the group “Woman’s Place UK”

A Woman’s Place is Ours to Define

By Julia Gasper I went to a women’s rights meeting in Oxford on 25th April, which had to be held at a venue kept secret until the last possible moment because of the threat of […]

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Business, Oxford

Oxford Business Book Club at Blackwells Bookshop Oxford

One Mission, How Leaders Build a Team of Teams

Nicholas Newman reviews a book by  Chris Fussell and C.W. Goodyear Portfolio, New York, 2017, 304 pages Nicholas Newman reviews a book by  Chris Fussell and C.W. Goodyear Portfolio, New York, 2017, 304 pages   […]

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