Evenings in Oxford
- City of Oxford Orchestra
The Inklings loved music and frequently attended the evening concerts available in Oxford. The Oxford City Orchestra performs on summer evening in the Sheldonian Theatre, Sir Christopher Wren's first great commission and home to all official ceremonies of Oxford University.
- Charivari Agréable Chamber Concerts
Several night a week this small ensemble plays medieval, renaissance, and baroque music on period instruments in the chapel of Exeter College where Tolkien, Hugo Dyson,and Nevill Coghill spent their undergraduate years.
- Shakespeare in the Quads
Summer meansopen air theater in the quads of several ancient Oxford colleges. Experience Shakespeare in the evocative atmosphere of these storied walls and gardens with productions staged by the
Oxford Shakespeare Company and Creation Theatre Company.
- Theater Revivals
Oscar Wilde and other notable playwrights are brought to the stage again in the revivals of classic modern plays in different venues around Oxford in the summer. In addition to amateur productions in the colleges, the Oxford Playhouse, the Apollo Theatre, the Old Fire Station Theatre, and Pegasus Theatre stage productions of plays and musicals from the West End and Broadway.