Book Club

One of best things about going to Oxford was the chance to discuss interesting topics with like minded people. To recreate this we have started a non-fiction book club which meets in central Bristol. If you're interested in attending please email bookclub@oxford-bristolbath.org and we'll provide more details.

Next Meeting

Date and time: Thursday, 20 September 2018

Venue: Central Bristol

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

July Meeting

Date and time: Monday, 2 July 2018
Book: Thinking, Fast and Slow, Daniel Kahneman

May Meeting

Date and time: Thursday, 3 May 2018, 7 pm
Book: The Islamic Enlightenment: The Modern Struggle Between Faith and Reason, Christopher de Bellaigue

March Meeting

Date and time: Friday, 9 March 2018, 7 pm
Book: A Crack in Creation: The New Power to Control Evolution, Joanna Doudna and Samual Sternbery

January Meeting

Date and time: Thursday, 4 January 2018, 7 pm
Book: Edmund Burke: The Visionary who Invented Modern Politics, Jesse Norman

2017

Outumn Meeting

Date and time: Monday, 16 October 2017
Book: The Price of Inequality, Joseph Stiglitz,

Summer Meeting

BookStranger Than We Can Imagine: Making Sense of the Twentieth Century, John Higgs

Inaugural Meeting

Date and time: Wed, 15 March 2017, 7 p.m.
Venue: Prince Street Social, Bristol, BS1 4PS
Book: Man Search for Meaning, Viktor Frankl

Our first book club meeting took place on Wednesday 15th March in central Bristol. We discussed Viktor Frankl's Man Search for Meaning, which led to a lively and wide-ranging discussion.

Cherwell & Avon Book Group

Our friends from Bath organised Cherwell & Avon Book Group for those leaving in, or near, Bath. 

 

Background: Duke Humfrey's Library, University of Oxford (Photo by David Iliff. License: CC-BY-SA 3.0)

News and Events

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

More info

Save the Date: Annual Dinner and AGM

Date: Thu, 18 Oc 2018

Venue: The Square Club, Berkeley Square, Bristol, BS8 1HB

Save the date for the OUSoc Bristol&Bath Annual Dinner and AGM.

More information (including how to book your place) will follow very soon, and we look forward to seeing you there!

Oxford Freshers' Event

Free
Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2018
Time: 7pm
Venue: The Golden Guinea, 19 Guinea St, Bristol BS1 6SX

We will be hosting a get together for freshers about to start at Oxford. This is a chance for the students to make new friends before starting on their Oxford adventure. Current students and alumni are more than welcome to come along.

More info.

An Other's Look

Bath-based Oxford alumnus, James Ellis, is seeking Patrons for his second novel, An Other’s Look.

Further details.