Oxford

Oxford

‘Keeping the flame alight during the Dark Ages, first there were the monasteries and then there was Oxford’

Events coinciding with home games in February
1 Oxford Vintage Kilo Sale
1 Chinese New Year
4 Art & Eros: A Dialogue by Iris Murdoch
15-22 Dig into Spring
29 Oxford Brookes Science Bazaar
March
14 Beethoven at the Sheldonian
28 Oxford Literary Festival
April
10 St John Passion

Exhibitions
to 9 Feb Thinking 3D: Leonardo to the Present
to 24 Feb First Impressions: Oxford Printmakers
to 24 Feb First Animals
to 8 Mar Talking Maps
to 8 Mar Collections Philip Guston
to 15 Mar From Istanbul to Oxford: the Origins of Coffee Drinking
to 22 Mar Windrush Commemoration: A Nice Cup of Tea
to 22 Mar Alice in Typhoidland
to 19 Apr Gunpowder Art
to 30 Apr Science The Demise of the Ash
to May Science Women & Science
to 1 Sep Natural History First Animals
7 Feb (to 20 Jun) Young Rembrandt
8 Feb (to 10 May) Contemporary Johanna Unzueta
16 Jul (to 8 Nov) Tokyo: Art & Photography

What to See
You’ll find accounts of Oxford’s tourist attractions in Towns of Two Halves (and of 91 other places: order the book now for £8 from info@townsof2halves.co.uk). For additional information plus shopping, eating out etc there’s Daily Info.
Links to Oxford attractions include:

Ashmolean Museum of Art & Archaeology
Bodleian Library
Eagle & Child
Harry Potter in Oxford
Martyrs Memorial
Medieval City Wall
Modern Art Oxford
Museum of the History of Science
Oxford Castle & Prison
Oxford Cathedral
Oxford Covered Market
Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Oxford Walks
Pitt Rivers Museum
The Story Museum

‘If you’re intimidated by the thought of the massive brains shifting through the gears all around you, consider: some of the earliest students here believed the world was flat’