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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Pure Land: Images of Immortals in Chinese Art

1 March-2 Oct. The name of this exhibition refers to the realm of the Buddha and other deities portrayed in Chinese paintings since the Tang dynasty (AD 618-906). The works on display were created...
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Distantly Relative

The Pitt Rivers Museum showcases the work of students from London's Royal College of Art who specialise in the crafts of goldsmithing, silversmithing, metalwork and jewellery. The students' work is...
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Love and Devotion: From Persia and Beyond

29 Nov - 28 April. Oxford's Bodleian Library presents an exhibition featuring more than 60 lavishly-decorated Persian manuscripts from its own collection. The works on show include rare examples o...
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Tashmolean at the Ashmolean

In honour of Movember, the global initiative to draw awareness to prostate cancer and other diseases that affect men, Oxford's Ashmolean Museum has put together "Tashmolean", an online album of mousta...
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Antony and Cleopatra

8 July-3 September. Written by William Shakespeare some time between 1603 and 1607, Anthony and Cleopatra is frequently referred to as one of the greatest love stories ever told. In addition, many peo...
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Shelley’s Ghost: Reshaping the Image of a Literary Family

3 December-27 March 2011. This major exhibition at the Bodleian Library is dedicated to one of the best known literary families in Britain: the Shelleys. The exhibition focuses on Percy Bysshe She...
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Japanese Ghosts and Demons: Ukiyo-e prints from the Ashmolean

29 September - 27 February 2011. Designed to coincide with Hallowe'en, the Ashmolean presents an exhibition of 19th-century Japanese woodblock prints from its own collection, focusing on the work of r...