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

Events in Aug
to 10 Open-Air Shakespeare: Twelfth Night
6 Canalside Theatre: Mikron’s Redcoats
10 Matthew Tomkins: The Spectacle of Illusion
10 & 15 Oxford Proms with Maki Sekiya
16 Send a Message SOS
13 & 20 Board Game Science
31 Philosophy in the Bookshop: with AC Grayling;

to 3 Sep Presenting: Birds of Paradise
to 8 Sep Claudette Johnson: I Came to Dance
to 15 Sep Lunar: We Look to the Moon
to 15 Sep The Naked Form in Modern Chinese Art
to 30 Sep Multaka: Connecting Threads
to 6 Oct Lifelines: Woodcuts by Naoko Matsubara
to 3 Nov AR Penck
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
25 Jul-12 Jan 2020 Last Supper in Pompeii
to 9 Feb Thinking 3D: Leonardo to the Present
12 Jul-24 Feb First Impressions: Oxford Printmakers
5 Jul-8 Mar Talking Maps
to 22 Mar Windrush Commemoration: A Nice Cup of Tea

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’