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In Memoriam: Dr Stratford Caldecott

July 23, 2014 @ 23:00
St Benet's Hall has received the very sad news of the death of Dr Stratford Caldecott , GK Chesterton Research Fellow.  We send our sincere condolences to his family and friends. A full  obituary can be found on the Second Spring Oxford website (please click here ).  ...

Oxford University Dramatic Society present Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night"

July 23, 2014 @ 11:56
This summer Oxford University Dramatic Society will present William Shakespeare’s "Twelfth Night" across the UK and Japan. This prestigious international tour takes place with the support and guidance of producer Thelma Holt CBE and the Cameron Mackintosh Foundation. UK performances will take place in the Old Schools Quad of the Bodleian Library from 12-14 August, the Southwark Playhouse in London  20-23 August, and  the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre in Guildford 27-30 August.  Please...

New Icon of St Benedict

July 9, 2014 @ 23:00
A new icon of St Benedict now adorns the staircase in the Hall. The icon was was specially painted for St Benet's by Br Alex Echeandía Loro of the Monastery of the Incarnation in Peru. In the icon St Benedict is holding his Rule, from which it is the custom of the Hall to hear a short reading before dinner. Br Alex began training as an iconographer in Colombia before...

End of Year Schools' Dinner

July 8, 2014 @ 23:00
The Hall celebrated the completion of the Schools (finals) season with a dinner for our leaving undergraduates, graduates, visiting students, their tutors and members of staff. The Hall wishes all our leavers well on their exam results and future endeavours....