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

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!

May Book Club Meeting

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

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

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

Boat Race Viewing—2018

Date: Sat, 24 March 2018
Time: 4 pm
Venue: The Lansdown, 8 Clifton Road, Bristol BS8 1AF
Free (food and drink available for purchase)

More Info and Registration

Alumni, current students at Oxford, their families and friends are invited to join us in watching the 164th Men’s and the 73rd Women’s Boat Races.

Spring Bookclub Meeting

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

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

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