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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...

Alumni Sunday Lunch and Guest Speaker Event, 21 September 2014

July 8, 2014 @ 23:00
The University of Oxford's alumni weekend in Oxford takes place this year from 19-21 September.  As part of this weekend, we will be hosting a special Sunday Lunch and Guest Speaker Event for our alumni and friends on Sunday 21st September, 12.30pm.  We are delighted to announce that our guest speaker will be alumnus His Excellency Philip McDonagh, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Ireland to the OSCE, Vienna. Bookings are now...