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Poetry Reading by Shanta Acharya

(Free admission — all welcome) Michaelmas Term 2019. Pembroke College. Mary Hyde Eccles Room. Wednesday, 30th October 2019: 6.00pm *Shanta Acharya* won a scholarship to Oxford and was among the first batchof women admitted to […]

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PLANT POWER: 10 PLANTS TO IMPROVE HEALTH AND WELLBEING IN THE OFFICE

WHILE THE health benefits of plant-based diets are well documented, new research uncovers the lesser-known uses of the nature around us. The UK’s leading online florist, SerenataFlowers.com, has identified 10 plants that are more than […]

‘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.

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.

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.