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Catastrophe at Kut

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20 October 7 pm - A story of the Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry under seige in Great War Mesopotamia.

Just a simple town in Mesopotamia (now Iraq), between Basra and Baghdad, Kut al Amara was the site of one of the worst defeats in the British Army's history.

Our talk is FREE to view, no sign in, ticket or pre- registration required - just visit our website via the link below and watch the video feed in your web browser once the stream begins.

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Video stream live from 7pm, 20 October 2021. A 'Catch Up' version will be available shortly after the live event


Mon 1 Nov 2021

Tall Poppies and Fruity Business

In Conversation with Lime Cordiale

Brothers Oliver and Louis Leimbach – otherwise known as Lime Cordiale – caught up with us from their home in New South Wales, Australia ahead of their visit to Oxford’s O2 Academy in January.

Mon 4 Oct 2021

Yes, dear reader, my Bridget Jones moment came when I was sent to Bicester Heritage to try out their Finest Hour experiences.

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Wed 29 Sep 2021

From arts to artisans and so much more, we have found plenty of things to entertain yourselves this October, but this month’s OX Favourites are our local Literary Festivals.

Wed 1 Dec 2021

Also commemorating its 20th Anniversary this year, The National Memorial Arboretum was founded by Commander David Childs as ‘a place where people’s lives would be commemorated among living trees that would grow and mature in a ‘world at peace’’.