Steel Be My Sister

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.

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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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