Oxford

Oxford successfully combines its role as a first-class academic and cultural centre, a tourist haven and a modern industrial city. Accommodation is difficult to find in the heart of the city, but the surrounding area has more to offer. The typical accommodation is detached, two-storey housing with w...

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Sunlight damages artefacts at Oxford's Natural History Museum

Restored glass roof causes “irreversible” damage to museum specimens. Authorities at Oxford University's Natural History Museum have admitted that a recent £2-million project to restore the Victori...
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Oxford opens its doors

Oxford Open Doors weekend, organised by the Oxford Preservation Trust takes place on the weekend 14-15 September. The public will be able to visit locations that are not usually open to visitors such...
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Pitt Rivers Museum gets lottery grant

The Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford has won a £1.05 million grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund to continue its £1.6 million VERVE (Visitors, Engagement, Renewal, Visibility and Enrichment)...
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Oxford bids for Unesco World Book Capital

Oxford has launched its bid to become the Unesco World Book capital for 2014. The incumbent city is Yerevan in Armenia and Bangkok will be the capital in 2013. The World Book Capital concept was fi...
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Oxford bids for Unesco World Book Capital

Oxford has launched its bid to become the Unesco World Book capital for 2014. The incumbent city is Yerevan in Armenia and Bangkok will be the capital in 2013. The World Book Capital concept was fi...
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Ashmolean gets new funding

The Ashmolean Museum has received a large grant from the Leon Levy Foundation for its Restoring the Past Gallery, now to be named after its benefactor. The Leon Levy Gallery is one of two at the m...
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The Bodleian completes book relocation

The Bodleian Library has now completed the transfer of the majority of its books to its new storage facility in Swindon. Seven million books have been transferred from a number of storage areas to the...
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Museum of Oxford Museum

The Oxford Mail reports that the city
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Oxford Book Fair.

Oxford Brookes University is hosting the annual PBFA Oxford Book Fair on 24 and 25 January, with over 75 booksellers offering more than 50,000 antiquarian and second-hand books, antique prints, maps a...
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New talent sought for Oxford gallery.

A newly inaugurated art gallery in Iffley Road is appealing for up-and-coming local talent to take part in future exhibitions. East Oxford artist James Pudey and designer Ann Kathrin Zieger from Berli...
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Bodleian Library storehouse.

The Oxford city council's strategic development control committee has approved the construction of a
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Documentary film festival in Oxford.

One hundred top international documentaries plus a simultaneous screening event involving 1,000 cinemas in major cities around the world are on offer as part of the fourth edition of Oxford
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Graffiti arts project in Oxford.

Heritage Lottery Funds are to be used to finance a three-month project for budding young graffiti artists at the Courtyard Youth Arts Centre in Bicester. Offering workshops and events as well as an i...
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Oxford Universitys black heritage.

A programme of walking tours of Oxford university celebrating its famous African and Afro-Caribbean ex-alumni has been set up using a 45,900 Lottery grant. The black heritage tours are the brainchild...
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Oxford Naturist Club is booming.

The Oxford Naturist Club (Oxnat), located just outside the city centre, is thriving, with an increase in activities and in the association itself. There are now a total of 200 members. According to Br...
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Mosques to be opened.

Muslims in Oxford are planning to open the doors of local mosques to the public. A group of Muslim men who recently set up an Islamic educational stand in Oxford city centre are planning a series of o...