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Curious visitors join clergy and congregation to beat out a 600-year tradition

The clergy at St Michael at the North Gate Church beating the bounds. Picture by Ed Nix

BEMUSED visitors joined clued-up locals to walk through the city waving sticks to honour a 600-year-old tradition yesterday.

6:04am Friday 26 May 2017

Controversial Burgerfest will go ahead as part of Oxford-Bonn celebrations

Burgerfest will resemble the Christmas market in Broad Street in December last year. Picture Damian Halliwell

A FOUR-DAY festival featuring a controversial Burgerfest celebration marking the 70th anniversary of twinning links between Oxford and Bonn will start tomorrow.

9:42am Wednesday 24 May 2017

University unveils summer of events for families across the city

Portrait and documentary photographer,  John Cairns, based in Oxford UK.

THE city's best-loved museums and gardens are preparing for their biggest summer ever.

9:06am Wednesday 24 May 2017

Obituary: Leading authority on book printing passes away

Christopher Clarkson fixing loose pigment on a miniature from the Winchester Bible. Photograph: Jane Eagan/Winchester Cathedra

CHRISTOPHER Clarkson, who had died aged 78, was a world authority on repairing early printed books and was the first conservation technical officer at the Bodleian Library.

12:04pm Thursday 27 April 2017

Botanical paintings on show at the Bod

SOME of the finest botanical and zoological paintings in the world are going on display at the Bodleian’s Weston Library in Oxford.

1:00pm Thursday 27 April 2017

Bodleian Library snaps up Ducker & Son ledgers

Bob Avery with a Ducker & Son ledger from 1922. Picture by Denis Kennedy

9:30am Wednesday 22 March 2017

Precious Tolkien memorabilia to go on show at Bodleian exhibition

Tolkien, JRR 2337046.

11:07am Monday 20 March 2017

What a picture: Pioneering photographer's work is given new lease of life by Bodleian

The fruit sellers by William Henry Fox Talbot: Picture Bodleian Library

AFTER setting their sights on the archive of pioneering Victorian photographer William Henry Fox Talbot, three years ago, staff at the Bodleian Library have snapped it up after raising £2.2m.

8:16am Monday 20 March 2017

Major Tolkien show planned by Bodleian

JRR Tolkien

STAFF at the Bodleian Library are preparing for a major exhibition on the work of JRR Tolkien, the author of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings.

9:24am Friday 17 March 2017

Technology of the future brings Oxford's past alive

The  Bodleian has launched a new augmented reality app has been launched in Oxford to bring history to life. It consists of an app and videos that give virtual reality views and tours and can âtransport the user back in timeâ to unveil the hidden lives

IT sounds like something from the world of tomorrow, but a new piece of technology is allowing people to see into the Oxford of the past.

8:07am Friday 7 April 2017
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