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.

News and Events

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.

Book Club Meeting

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

Date and time: 7 pm, Thu, 4 Jan 2018
Venue: Central Bristol
BookEdmund Burke: The Visionary who Invented Modern Politics, Jesse Norman

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

Wine Tasting 2017

Date: Thu, 7 Dec 2017
Time: 6 pm – 8 pm
Venue: Veale Wasbrough Vizards, Bristol, BS1 4QA
More Info and Booking

We are pleased to invite members and guests to our latest event - a themed wine tasting class. The tasting is themed "Europe versus the Rest of the World" and will be led by qualified wine instructor Ian Abrahams.