- Thursday 20 October 2011
- NO. 4966
- VOL. 142
Musical and other Events
Lunchtime Recital Series
The following 30-minute concerts will take place in the Mansfield College chapel on Wednesdays at 1.30 pm. Admission free. Open to the public and all welcome.
26 Oct.: Bethany Whalley (clarinet), Crusell, Copland, Krommer
2 Nov.: Lucy Matheson (soprano) and David Lee (tenor), Henry Lawes's 'Comus' (1634)
9 Nov.: Anna Ploszajski (trumpet) and Matthew Hitchings (piano), Gershwin's 'Rhapsody in Blue'
16 Nov.: Lucy Matheson (soprano), Liszt, Noel Coward, Hahn, Messager
23 Nov.: John Oxlade (piano), Scott Joplin, Delius, Parry
Worship and Prayers
In the Mansfield College chapel. Followed by light refreshments; open to the public, all welcome.
Wednesday noontime prayers
11.30 am–noon. Open for quiet reflection, and materials for personal prayer or meditation are provided.
Wednesday evening worship
6.30–7.15 pm. Traditional services of Christian worship in the Reformed tradition, with the Chapel Choir performing weekly and occasional guest preachers.
Kendrew Chamber Music Recital Series
Mark Kaplan, violin, will play a programme of Bach complete sonatas and partitas for solo violin at 8.30 pm on 11 November and 3 pm on 13 November in St John's Auditorium. Free tickets will be available from St John's Lodge ten days before the performances.
Botanical illustration for beginners
5 Nov., 10 am–4 pm: beginners' course with Rosemary Wise
Pitt Rivers Museum
Family Friendly Activities
Free drop-in activities for children aged 5+. An adult must accompany children at all activities. See: www.prm.ox.ac.uk.
Every weekend in Oct.: The Pitt Rivers Big Draw
25–27 Oct., 1–4 pm: Myth Busters!
5 Nov., 1–4 pm, Pitt Stop: Ancient Egyptian Afterlife
3 Dec., 1–4 pm, Pitt Stop: Twinkle, Twinkle Little Parrot Fish
17 Dec.–6 Jan.: Trail: 12 Days of Christmas (closed 24, 25, 26 and 27 Dec.; 1 and 2 Jan.)