BBC RADIO OXFORD, Friday Pub Quiz 2019, THE FINAL

2019-12-20T16:17:09+00:00

Thrilled to announce the Rose and Crown PH, after 52 weeks (or "39 million years"), won the 2019 BBC Radio Oxford Lilley Mitchell Friday Afternoon Pub Quiz. Over the year I have to thank Deborah, Adam, Louisa, Molly, Russell (from Gee's) and Lee👩‍🎓👨‍🎓😀, for their inspired answers and my ability to forward them clearly (😂) [...]

BBC RADIO OXFORD, Friday Pub Quiz 2019, THE FINAL2019-12-20T16:17:09+00:00

BBC RADIO OXFORD, Friday Pub Quiz 2019, Semi Final 2

2019-12-14T11:49:50+00:00

LISTEN HERE to the R&C answering questions in the semi- final (1:18:11) second-set of questions, agin the Bell at Banbury who were ably represented by 'head of' the Bear, Mr. Chris Marston. Yes, the R&C scraped through to the next round (the final) next, Friday. If Chris Marston is free and on a Friday late [...]

BBC RADIO OXFORD, Friday Pub Quiz 2019, Semi Final 22019-12-14T11:49:50+00:00

Selection Supper

2019-12-02T18:03:34+00:00

In this the 150th Anniversary year of OURFC, we are overjoyed to welcome the OURFC for their selection supper for the 15th consecutive time! It all began in 2004, when Dave Lubans asked me on many, many, many occassions if he could bring his his rugby team to the R&C. I help out for several [...]

Selection Supper2019-12-02T18:03:34+00:00

Rugby World Cup “Confused.com” id’s

2019-10-04T13:31:18+01:00

Danshari             -     There is art in decluttering. Ishin Denshin   -     Unspoken understanding. Ma                         -     The space between objects is as important as the objects themselves. Nintai                   -    [...]

Rugby World Cup “Confused.com” id’s2019-10-04T13:31:18+01:00

Our “YOUR CASH” ATM is shut down.

2019-10-04T14:32:52+01:00

The "YOUR CASH" ATM at the Rose and Crown is shut down by EURONET WORLDWIDE. MONEYWISE" comments, "EURONET WORLDWIDE" ... who remotely and without any explanation or conversation - just emails, CLOSED DOWN the  "YOUR CASH" ATM. "YourCash is part of Euronet Worldwide, and are ATM, cash machine specialists. We manage an extensive estate of [...]

Our “YOUR CASH” ATM is shut down.2019-10-04T14:32:52+01:00

JACK GIBBONS’ FAREWELL PIANO PARTY

2019-08-18T00:51:10+01:00

Patrick, Debbie and I attended Jack Gibbons Farewell Piano Party at the Holywell Music Room on Wednesday 14th August '19. Put simply, we were 'blown away' ! Thank you Jack Gibbons for an amazing evening and the WORLD PREMIERE of your own composition which was so enjoyable. Brilliant. BRAVO !! CONCERT 8:  at 8.00PM Jack [...]

JACK GIBBONS’ FAREWELL PIANO PARTY2019-08-18T00:51:10+01:00

Our ATM has been closed down or has it?

2019-08-14T16:11:08+01:00

Our ATM has been closed down or has it? Someone came into the Rose and Crown this morning and decommissioned our ATM. This means they removed the "YOUR CASH" EPP Data Drive (Your Cash WERE the Rose and Crown's 'provider') but they left the machine we own, helpless and useless. Aaaaaaaww. Oh, 'Your Cash' would [...]

Our ATM has been closed down or has it?2019-08-14T16:11:08+01:00

50 years ago …

2019-08-09T17:45:34+01:00

A note in my diary reminds me that 50 years ago today, (Friday) 8th August 1969, I began my full time career in the licensed trade as a glass collector and occasional toilet cleaner at the Badger Bars ( brewer: Hall and Woodhouse) at Fir Vale Road, Bournemouth under the tutelage of the licensee, Mr. [...]

50 years ago …2019-08-09T17:45:34+01:00