Oxford University Society Bristol & Bath
- Book Club
- Friends Projects
Date and time: Thursday 2 March 2017, 6:30pm
Venue: New College, Oxford
Admission is free
(please contact Lucas Wessling if you wish to attend)
“Steel Be My Sister” a film on the life and work of David Jones, poet and painter, who fought in the First World War trenches, and wrote In Parenthesis derived from his war experiences. The film is being screened in New College, Oxford, on March 2nd, 2017, 6.30 pm, presented by The New College English Society.
6:30pm – Undercroft – Arrival and drinks (wine and juice provided)
7:00pm – Ante-Chapel – Tour of Eric Gill’s War Memorial, worked on by David Jones, led by Jack Wakefield
7:30pm – Lecture Room 6 – Screening of “Steel Be My Sister”, a film by Leo Aylen, followed by questions and discussion.
David Jones specially chose Leo Aylen, who is an award-winning poet and BAFTA-nominated film-maker, to make the film of his life-work.
Upon arrival, please ask the Porter’s Lodge for directions to the appropriate rooms.
Date and time: Sun, 7 April 2019 from 1 p.m.
Venue: The Bath Brew House, 14 James Street West, Bath BA1 2BX
Free (food and drink available for purchase)
Alumni, current students at Oxford, their families and friends are invited to watch the 165th Men's and the 74th Women's Boat Races.
Date and time: Tuesday 5 March, 7-9 pm
We had great fun tantalising our taste buds with delicious chocolate at our recent tasting event in Bath. Members commented that it was a real eye-opener y to focus on a product and also to sense how quality makes itself felt on your taste buds!
Date and time: 20 February 2019, 5.30-7.30 pm
Venue: VWV, Narrow Quay House, Narrow Quay, Bristol BS1 4QA
How do you start translating a text from one language to another? What are the main tools at a translator’s disposal? Is the source text more important than the reader of your translation? Christophe Fricker offered a hands-on workshop on these questions for both beginners and language connoisseurs.
Date and time: Thursday, 14 March 2019
Venue: Central Bristol
Book: The Dream of Enlightenment: The Rise of Modern Philosophy, Anthony Gottlieb