oil rigBill Lee of Oxford Film Productions interviews Nicholas Newman energy consultant and journalist at www.nicnewmanoxford.com, about some of the latest issues affecting the oil and gas sectors in Europe and worldwide.




A review by: Julia Gasper

translations_s (1)This excellent production by English Touring Theatre of Brian Friel’s play about Ireland in the nineteenth century is riveting from start to finish, and also gives much food for thought. In the 1830s, the English decide they want an Ordnance Survey map of Ireland, and since they can’t pronounce the old Irish names, they are replacing them with translations or making up new names altogether.

work Do you wish you had a personal assistant? Someone who will ensure you don't miss that important call and will always be on hand to receive your parcels and deliveries?

http://www.blenheimpalace.com/whats-on/competitions.htmlIconic photography is part and parcel of the magic whilst visiting Blenheim Palace and to celebrate the magical moments that visitors and guests experience in the house and grounds we have launched a fantastic photography competition running until 31st August.

New HS2 station at BirminghamGreengauge 21 is today publishing a new report to help inform work being commissioned to look into ways of improving connections between HS2 and Europe.

"Having a weekend in Brussels visiting friends is full of adventure."

eurostar At 14.04 our train left London - St. Pancras for Brussels - Midi. What was surprising, all the travel procedures were efficiently carried out. Eurostar, which this November celebrates 20 years in business, has got very friendly and welcoming staff, the daily routine does not seem to affect their professional service.


theatreTalawa Theatre Company has given us a new production of this unusual play, written in 1957, and set in Trinidad. The play has a (virtually) all-black cast speaking in West Indian dialect. With sensitivity, comedy, and compassion, it tells the story of the hopes and aspirations of a family in this newly-independent Commonwealth country.

Stratford Jazz Gig List News March to June 2014


Chipping Norton Literary Festival


24-27 April



Chipping Norton Literary Festival attracts some of the biggest and the best names in the business.






"The European Journalism Centre"


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Maastricht, The Netherlands: The European Journalism Centre (EJC), in cooperation with the Canvas Network by Instructure, is pleased to announce that its free online data journalism course ‘Doing Journalism with Data: First Steps, Skills and Tools’ will officially start on May 19, 2014. With more than 14.000 participants, this five-module introductory course is the largest massive open online course (MOOC) on the topic of journalism to date.

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Big Mans Shop


 3 May 2012

Please ignore the e-mails seeking financial help, which purports to come from me in Uganda or Madrid etc. I am thankfully alive and well in Oxford.


Nicholas Newman


 1st Aerials Oxford




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