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Waiting for Godot.

18-23 Sept 2006. Sir Peter Hall directs Samuel Becketts seminal play, the tragic-comedy Waiting for Godot, at the Oxford Playhouse. On a deserted road two tramps, Vladimir and Estragon, meet by a bare...
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Music at Dorchester Abbey.

15-17 Sept 2006. The Orchestra of St Johns (OSJ) directed by John Lubbock, with soprano Dame Felicity Lott, presents three concerts in the historic surrounds of Dorchester Abbey, one of Oxfordshires f...
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Sir John Betjeman and Oxford.

15 June-28 Oct 2006. Oxfords Bodleian Library hosts an exhibition dedicated to British poet, broadcaster and conservationist Sir John Betjeman on the 100th anniversary of his birth. Entitled Summoned...
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Gothic Jazz in Oxford.

17 Aug 2006. Talented young NY flautist, Jamie Baum, presents a one-off contemporary jazz event in the late-19th century surroundings of the Wesley Memorial Church in central Oxford. Nominated by the...
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Leonardo in Oxford Universitys collections.

9 Aug-5 Nov 2006. The work of intellectual and artistic genius Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) acts as a guide in discovering the rich collections of the University of Oxford via an itinerary that takes...
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Theatre in Wadham College gardens.

3 July-18 Aug 2006. The Oxford Shakespeare Company (OSC) presents Oscar Wildes Importance of Being Earnest and Shakespeares Taming of the Shrew in the walled Fellows Garden of Wadham College. Directed...
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Opera in Oxford.

30 July-27 Aug 2006. The Jacqueline du Pr Music Building and the Oxford Castle provide contrasting settings for Opera Anywheres production of Great Opera Moments on 30 July and 24-27 Aug respectively....
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Early Music at Exeter by Charivari Agreable.

7 July-20 Aug 2006. Oxfords virtuoso early music ensemble, Charivari Agreable, presents over 20 concerts by candlelight in Exeter College Chapel. Highlights include the opening concert, The Three Coun...
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The Oxford Ghost Trail.

9 June-31 Oct 2006. Described by the Oxford Times as Spine-tingling fun, professional actor Bill Spectres theatrical Ghost Trail takes participants on an entertaining and historically informative tour...
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The Merchant of Venice.

30 June-19 Aug 2006. The former exercise yard of Oxford prison, dominated by the Norman tower of Oxford Castle, provides the setting for Creation Theatre Companys production of Shakespeares moral come...
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The Swinging Sixties.

27 May-7 Sept 2006. The Museum of Oxford takes a nostalgic look back at everyday life in the colourful and revolutionary decade of the Swinging Sixties, with an exhibition of fashion memorabilia, clas...
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Essays in Light

The first private exhibition of photographer, Michele Cavazzini. Unique and amusing experiments at capturing the exotic nature of ordinary scenes.
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Blenheim Palace Garden Tours.

26 May-20 Oct 2006. Once a month during the summer the 18th-century Blenheim Palace offers guided tours of the beautiful formal gardens laid out in the 1920s by the 9th Duke of Marlborough with the he...
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Paradise Lost.

20-24 June 2006. John Miltons epic 17th-century poem Paradise Lost is presented by the Oxford Stage Company in a new stage adaptation by Ben Power. Tracing the story of Satans expulsion from heaven an...
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Stone Age to Saxon Treasures.

26 May-31 Aug 2006. The River & Rowing Museum at Henley on Thames presents an exhibition of antiquities from the Thames Valley. People throughout the ages have found the Thames Valley a desirable plac...
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Coffee concerts at Holywell.

21 May-25 June 2006. Set up in 1986, the Sunday morning classical concerts in the historic surrounds of Oxfords Holywell Music Room have become one of the most successful chamber music series in Brita...
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International Festival of Films.

2-12 May 2006. Around 40 films, many of which are European or world premieres, are to be screened at the Phoenix cinema for the Oxford International Festival of Films (OIFF). The programme includes a...
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23-27 May 2006. The Watermill theatre company performs Ranjit Bolts acclaimed translation of Molires classic comedy at the Oxford Playhouse. Written in 1664, Tartuffe tells the story of a religious hy...
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Blenheim Palace Jousting Tournament.

29 April-1 May 2006. The Knights of Royal England and their steeds are to meet at Blenheim Palace over the May Bank Holiday weekend for a three-day jousting tournament recreating the great contest tha...
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Oxford at Night.

9 May-23 July 2006. An exhibition by Scottish independent photographer Norman McBeath at the Ashmolean Museum examines the shadowy and mysterious world of Oxford at night. A graduate in psychology, No...


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