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 December
5-21 Oxford Christmas Market
7 Blackwell’s Yule Fest
7 Botanic Garden Christmas Fair
7 Christ Church Cathedral Christmas Concert
7 PianoFest 2019
18 Christmas at Christ Church
21 Sheldonian: Carols for All

Exhibitions
to 24 Nov War Without Glamour: Emily Hobhouse’s Activism
to 24 Nov Ellen Ettlinger: A Folklorist Flees the Nazis
to 29 Nov Lande: the Calais Jungle & Beyond
to 15 Dec Feed the World: Food & Money in the 20th Century
to 5 Jan 2020 The WWII Portraits Project
to 5 Jan Very :Like a Whale
to 12 Jan Last Supper in Pompeii
to 19 Jan Kiki Smith: I am a Wanderer
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 15 Mar From Istanbul to Oxford: the Origins of Coffee Drinking
to 22 Mar Windrush Commemoration: A Nice Cup of Tea
to 19 Apr Gunpowder Art
to 10 May Johanna Unzueta: Tools for Life
7 Feb (to 20 Jun) Young Rembrandt
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’