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: Monday, 2 July 2018

Venue: Central Bristol

Book: Thinking, Fast and Slow, Daniel Kahneman

May Meeting

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

March 2018 Meeting

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

January 2018 Meeting

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

Outumn Meeting

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

For this meeting we read The Price of Inequality by 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

An Other's Look

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

Further details.

Summer Garden Party 2018

Date: 7 July 2018
Time: 15:00 – 18:00
Venue: Bath
Price: £10

Join us for Pimm's and sunshine at the Oxford University Society Summer Garden Party – enjoy a chat with old friends, and meet other alumnae/i living in and around Bristol and Bath.

Details and booking.

July Book Club Meeting

The next book club meeting will take place in July 2018:

Date and time: Mon, 2 July 2018
Venue: Central Bristol
Book: Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

If you're interested in joining please email bookclub@oxford-bristolbath.org.

Historic Pubs of Bath Walk

Date: Saturday, 12 May 2018
Time: 14:00 – 18:00
Meet outside Bath Spa railway station
Free (Registration Required)

More info and registration

Make the most of a spring afternoon walking around Bath and discovering more about historic pubs, beer and brewing in this amazing city!