Cherwell & Avon Book Group

Three of our OUSoc Bristol and Bath members have set up the Cherwell & Avon Book Group. We aim to keep meeting every third Sunday after that, and will rotate the book choices among the group.

Unless indicated otherwise, the meetings take place at the Widcombe Social Club (bottom of Widcombe Hill).  There is parking on nearby roads for free on Sundays.

Meeting in October 2017

Date and time: Sunday, 15 October, 5.30–7.30pm
Book: “The Ocean at the End of the Lane” by Neil Gaiman

Meeting in September 2017

Date and time: Sunday, 17 September, 5.30–7.30pm
Book: “A Country Road, A Tree” by Jo Baker

Meeting in June

Date and time: Sunday, 18 June, 5.30–7.30pm
Venue: Widcombe Social Club, Widcombe Hill, Bath BA2 6AA
Book: Margaret Atwood, "Hag-Seed"

Meeting in May

Date and time: Sunday, 21 May, 5.30–7.30pm
Venue: Widcombe Social Club, Widcombe Hill, Bath BA2 6AA
Book: Jean-Paul Didierlaurent, "The Reader on the 6.27"

It would be great to meet some of you at these groups, to share our love of books and recover from the weekend (or brace yourself for the week ahead) over a glass of wine!

If you would like to join us please let us know so we have an idea of numbers, by emailing annasabine-newlyn@mpc.email.

Many thanks,
Anna (Wadham, 98-01),
James (Kellogg, 2012-14), and
Deborah (Worcester, 81-84)

News and Events

Wine Tasting 2018

Date: Thursday, 15 November 2018

Time: 7 pm – 9 pm

Venue: Veale Wasbrough Vizards, Narrow Quay House, Bristol BS1 4QA

We are pleased to invite members and guests to a Wine Tasting on the theme of "Hidden Corners of Spain and Portugal".

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Book Club: December 2018

Date and time: Thu, 6 Dec  2018

Venue: Central Bristol

Book: Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth and Faith in the New China, Evan Osnos

Annual Dinner and AGM

Date: Thursday, 18 October 2018

Time: 6PM for 6:30PM start

Venue: The Square Club, Berkeley Square, Bristol, BS8 1HB (map)

Price: £30 per person

The University of Oxford alumni, current students and their guests are invited to attend the 2018 AGM/Dinner. Berkeley Square is a short (uphill!) walk from the Bristol city centre and buses from Temple Meads Station go nearby.

Papers for the AGM have been sent out to members by email. The AGM is envisaged to take about 30 minutes at the start of the evening.

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Book Club: September

Date and time: Thu, 20 Sep 2018

Venue: Central Bristol

BookHow did we get into this mess?: Politics, Equality and Nature by George Monbiot

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