Calendar for the Term

Michaelmas Term 2018

Term starts on Sunday 7 October and finishes on Saturday 1 December.

Notes

  • All Chapel services are open to all members of College and to all members of the public. They start at 5.30pm in the Chapel unless otherwise shown.
  • Bruce’s Brunches are held on Thursdays, 1.00-2.00pm, in Staircase XXI, Room 8 (no disabled access). They are open to all members of College.
  • All concerts are free and open to the public. They start at 8.30pm in Hall. The doors will open at 8.15pm.
  • We regret that some locations currently have no disabled access, in which case this is noted on this page by the event.

Please visit the alumni section to see upcoming alumni events, and to book and pay online for an event.

7 September 2018, 10.00-3.00pm Nicholas Crouch Research Day
Faculty of English Language and Literature, Manor Road, OX1 3UL

A free event to explore directions for future research on Nicholas Crouch’s 17th-century library.

8 September 2018 and other dates Reconstructing Nicholas Crouch: Cataloguing and Conserving a 17th-century Library
Balliol Historic Collections Centre, St Cross Church, Manor Road OX1 3UH

In July 2016 the College embarked on a project to make a 17th-century collection of books and manuscripts (bequeathed by Nicholas Crouch) accessible through cataloguing and conservation. This exhibition shares some of the findings of the project.

7 October 2018, 5.30pm Freshers' Service: Evensong
Balliol Chapel

Kristina Arriaga de Bucholz (Commissioner, United States Commission on International Religious Freedom)

Supper follows in the Old Common Room

10 October 2018, 1.00-3.00pm BII event
Room D, Manor Road Building, Oxford OX1 3UQ

Professor Scott A. Lukas, a cultural anthropologist and the author/editor of A Reader in Themed and Immersive Spaces (2017), will be speaking on ’Theme Park Imaginaries: How Theme Parks have been Imagined and How They Imagine Us’.

11 October 2018, 1.00pm Bruce's Brunch
XXI.8

Speaker to be confirmed

14 October 2018, 5.30pm Evensong
Balliol Chapel

The Revd Susannah Reide (Associate Priest, Parish of Cowley St John)

14 October 2018, 7.00pm Balliol Musical Society concert
Balliol Hall

Sir András Schiff (Special Supernumerary Fellow), piano

18 October 2018, 12.15pm Roman Catholic mass
Balliol Chapel
18 October 2018, 1.00pm Bruce's Brunch
XXI.8

Speaker to be confirmed

21 October 2018, 5.30pm Evensong
Balliol Chapel

The Revd Dave Bell (Vicar, Benefice of Silsoe, Flitton & Pulloxhill)

25 October 2018, 1.00pm Bruce's Brunch
XXI.8

Speaker to be confirmed

28 October 2018, 5.30pm Evensong
Balliol Chapel

The Revd Professor Judith Brown (Fellow Emeritus of Balliol)

28 October 2018, 8.30pm Balliol Musical Society concert
Balliol Hall

Lara Melda, piano. Featuring a variety of works by Brahms, Liszt and Chopin.

1 November 2018, 1.00pm Bruce's Brunch
XXI.8

Speaker to be confirmed

4 November 2018, 5.30pm Evensong
Balliol Chapel

The Revd Dr John Binns (Visiting Professor, Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies, Cambridge)

8 November 2018, 1.00pm Bruce's Brunch
XXI.8

Speaker to be confirmed

11 November 2018, 5.30pm Remembrance Sunday: Evensong
Balliol Chapel

The Chaplain

11 November 2018, 8.30pm Balliol Musical Society concert
Balliol Hall

Members’ Concert

15 November 2018, 1.00pm Bruce's Brunch
XXI.8

Speaker to be confirmed

18 November 2018, 5.30pm Evensong
Balliol Chapel

The Very Revd Oswald McBride OSB (Prior and Chaplain, St Benet’s Hall)

22 November 2018, 1.00pm Bruce's Brunch
XXI.8

Speaker to be confirmed

25 November 2018, 5.30pm Carol Service
Balliol Chapel

The Chaplain

25 November 2018, 8.30pm Balliol Musical Society concert
Balliol Hall

Endellion Quartet

28 November 2018, 6.00pm Roman Catholic Mass
Balliol Chapel
29 November 2018, 1.00pm Bruce's Brunch
XXI.8

Speaker to be confirmed