The war on Christmas ends today: call Oxmas what it is

Oxmas is one of those traditions that Oxford is so proud of. Every year, to celebrate the fact that colleges need to maximise their conference incomes over the holidays and so can’t carry on teaching us, we have our own little Christmas a month before anyone else. Aren’t we lucky? Two Christmases! Institutionalised good cheer […]

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Keble divided over decision to allow quad boat burning

Keble College faces opposition after provisionally approving the burning of a boat on its front quad ahead of this year’s Summer Eights regatta. During a meeting of the college’s Governing Body, the decision was taken to allow Keble College Boat Club (KCBC) to burn an old boat in the middle of the college’s Liddon Quad […]

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Prepare to be dazzled by early music’s rising stars

Keble College Early Music Festival returns for its second year from 25th February to 1st March to present seven exciting concerts. The line-up consists of a mix of free concerts given by college-based musicians and professional recitals given by world-renowned artists from the early music scene, mostly based in the atmospheric surroundings of Keble College […]

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Project Keble: rush of Russia Ball promo

Keble’s “Romanov Russia” themed ball has been lighting up some of Oxford’s famous buildings this week. The committee projected images of St Basil’s Cathedral and the letters ‘RR’ onto iconic buildings around the city. These included the Radcliffe Camera (above), the Pitt Rivers, the Ashmolean and The Bridge nightclub. Ball President Ben Poster said that […]

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Production company banned from O’Reilly

An Oxford drama production company has been banned from using Keble’s O’Reilly Theatre after two cast members “verbally abused” technical staff. The unidentified group was removing sets and equipment after a recent performance, a process known as a “get-out”. The technicians were reprimanding a male cast member for walking underneath a flybar in a ‘limbo’ […]

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Review: The Cosmonaut’s Last Message To The Woman He Once Loved In The Former Soviet Union

If there is just one play you go and watch during your time in Oxford – let this be it. Co-directed by Thomas Bailey and Emma D’Arcy, The Cosmonaut’s Last Message To The Woman He Once Loved In The Former Soviet Union breathes the language of cinema, with fast-paced scenes playing out the lives of two […]

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Yellow Fever mars Cuppers Final as Hall retain title

On the night when Nani’s red card against Real Madrid threatened to overshadow football’s biggest showcase of the season thus far, the centrepiece of the college rugby year was dominated by a trigger-happy referee who deemed it necessary to hand out 5 yellow cards, a red and a gazillion penalties. This is to take nothing […]

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