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Institute for the Advancement of University Learning Seminars: places should be booked in advance through the IAUL (telephone: (2)86808, e-mail: services@learning.ox.ac.uk, Internet: http://www.learning.ox.ac.uk).

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Friday 12 July

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `A breath of French air', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)

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Saturday 13 July

UNIVERSITY CHURCH, 7.30 p.m.: Cherwell Singers—choral concert. Works by Bach (Singet dem Herrn), Britten (Hymn to St Cecilia), and Walton (The Twelve) (tickets £8/£6 from at the door).

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Sunday 14 July

STEKPANNA and MELTDOWN: jazz concert, Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, St Hilda's, 8 p.m. (tickets £7/£5, from Tickets Oxford at the Playhouse, Beaumont Street: tel. 305305).

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Tuesday 16 July

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Nubia and the Shrine of Taharqa', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)

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Wednesday 17 July

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM introductory gallery talk: `Ancient Egypt', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Recruitment and selection—for those on selection committees for academic appointments', 2 p.m. (see information above).

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Thursday 18 July

PRINTMAKING DEMONSTRATION: Hannah Firmin demonstrates wood-, lino-, and vinyl-cutting techniques, to coincide with the current `Artists of the Radio Times' exhibition, Ashmolean Museum, 5.30 p.m. (Admission free. Enquiries: (2)78015).

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Friday 19 July

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Changing faces', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)

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Saturday 20 July

UNIVERSITY CHURCH, 8 p.m.: Fiori Musicali—concert including Bach's Brandenburg Concerto no. 2 and Handel's Concerti Grossi in C and in G. Solo trumpeter: David Staff. (Tickets £15/£9, concessions £5/£3, available from 01327 352626, Tickets Oxford on Oxford 305305, www.fiori-musicali.com, or www.ticketsoxford.com.)

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Tuesday 23 July

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Portraits', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)

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Wednesday 24 July

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM introductory gallery talk: `Classical Greek sculpture', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)

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Thursday 25 July

DR C. HARRISON: `Collecting drawings for pleasure' (lecture), Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean, 5.30 p.m. (admission free; numbers limited).

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Friday 26 July

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Death and burial in ancient Egypt', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)

JUAN MANUEL PINTOR, MANUEL FORNIÉS, and EUGENIO MURIEL: guitar recital, Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, St Hilda's, 7.30 p.m. (tickets £9/£7, from Tickets Oxford at the Playhouse, Beaumont Street: tel. 305305).

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Tuesday 30 July

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `The world of Joshua Reynolds', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)

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Wednesday 31 July

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM introductory gallery talk: `Tin glaze pottery', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)

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Friday 2 August

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `The Lotus', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)

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Sunday 4 August

OXFORD PHILOMUSICA: the Fourth International Piano Festival opens, Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, St Hilda's (continues to 11 August). (Tickets for individual events from £6: for details, tel. 0870 6060 804; fax 020 8208 4329; e-mail: oxford.philomusica@virgin.net; Internet: www.oxfordphil.com).

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Tuesday 6 August

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ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `A journey through India', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)

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Wednesday 7 August

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM introductory gallery talk: `History of the Ashmolean', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)

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Friday 9 August

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Children in western art', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)

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