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Iolanthe – Oxford University Gilbert & Sullivan Society


Last night (Wed 27th Feb) I had the pleasure to enjoy a fabulous production of Iolanthe by the University Gilbert & Sullivan Society. It continues for a further 2 nights at the University Church at the High Street and is truly worth seeing. This setting for Iolanthe, one of the most amusing of Gilbert & Sullivans [...]

Iolanthe – Oxford University Gilbert & Sullivan Society2019-03-01T12:16:35+01:00

The quadrifurcus?


In Oxford what name is derived from the quadrifurcus? Answers to this Rose and Crown webpage please.  To the winner, a pint of bitter or a glass of house wine and a dish of Debbie's home made Faggotts and mash or a roast Sunday lunch to the 1st name drawn from the pot on the [...]

The quadrifurcus?2019-02-14T20:43:17+01:00

Radio Oxford Friday Pub Quiz


When we took part in the Radio Oxford Friday Pub Quiz, bubbly hostess Lilley Mitchell named us 'the Von Trapp Rose and Crowners',  It was Friday 11th January, around 2pm. Andrew, Debbie, Adam, Louisa Goodfellow and 'newby' Molly Davies were in the Rose and Crown. Aware the quiz was imminent, we had also 'trapped' local [...]

Radio Oxford Friday Pub Quiz2019-02-05T00:10:11+01:00

Oxford photographed by Anthony Morris


We're lucky enough to live and work on the edge of this. This photograph was taken by Anthony Morris, titled "Oxford - taken from Boars Hill 4-1-19". Stunning photography of a beautiful subject, sir. CONTACT and view other work by Anthony Morris at: twitter - @AnthonyPMorris Flickr - https://www.flickr.com/gp/anthonypmorris/9s8711 Instagram - anthonymorris54

Oxford photographed by Anthony Morris2019-01-17T17:00:08+01:00

Our three wise men


Last night at the annual North Parade Christmas night market we were fabulously entertained (at a very low air temperature) by: Elliott Rooney, caressing the keys and singing with mellifluous pzazzz in his heart, ...........Mark Hussey, picking his guitar with clarity, style and warmth and                Jasper Morrisey, striking [...]

Our three wise men2018-12-15T14:04:04+01:00

Dr. Hywel Tudor Jones and Bob Dylan


Taking a break from writing political history books, Hywel decided this year to write a book on cultural history and HERE IT IS! PUBLISHED TODAY  the 14th December 2018 by Routledge Books. BOB DYLAN and the BRITISH SIXTIES                                     [...]

Dr. Hywel Tudor Jones and Bob Dylan2018-12-14T18:51:29+01:00

Christmas Night Market – the LIVE MUSIC


The North Parade night market starts at 4.30pm, Thursday 13th December. Stallholders? Street Food Stalls? Read more ... Here are the musicians who'll be entertaining you. The timings are VERY APPROXIMATE! 6pm to 7pm 7.30pm to 8.30pm NORTH PARADE MUSIC - The Rooney Jazz Trio jpeg Elliott Rooney on keys/vocals,   (Elliott's webpages) Mark [...]

Christmas Night Market – the LIVE MUSIC2018-12-13T13:23:14+01:00