Taruithorn Termcard, Trinity Term 2013

Venues for meetings:

LR2 - Christ Church Lecture Room 2, right hand door in rear side of front quad, ground floor

Bayne Room - Christ Church Bayne Room, door about one-third along right side of front quad, ground floor

1st week - Friday 26th April - Reduced Tolkien

Christ Church - Bayne Room - 8pm

We will be going over and performing the Reduced Lord of the Rings this week - so much more fun and concise than the original!

2nd week - Wednesday 1st May - May Morning

Meet on the corner of Longwall St. and the High St. at 5:40am

Come to Magdalen for the traditional May Morning festivities! We'll be gathering early on Wednesday to watch the Magdalen Choir sign from the Tower, and then go into town to see the rest of the festivities and get breakfast.

2nd week - Friday 3rd May - Speaker Event

Christ Church - Lecture Room 2 - 8pm

Dr. Mark Atherton will be speaking about entertaining and serious themes in his book, on the title:

"Tolkien the Modernist? The Origins of 'The Hobbit'."

There will be a dinner with the speaker beforehand - venue to be confirmed. Come along to talk with Mark in advance of his talk - bookings to be made by Wednesday of 2nd week.

3rd week - Friday 10th May - Craft Evening

Christ Church - Lecture Room 2 - 8pm

Come and be crafty! Bring along whatever crafts projects you're working on to show off to everybody! Those without projects, fear not - there will be some available on the night. We will also be going over the designs previously drawn for Taruithorn Stash, with an eye to hopefully printing some t-shirts/hoodies in the near future.

4th week - Friday 17th May - Wide Games

Corner of St. Cross Road & Manor Road - 7PM

Weather permitting, a chance to have some fun in the great outdoors. Some running around for those who want, lazing and chatting for those who don't. Backup event in Lecture Room 2 in case of bad weather.

4th week - Saturday 18th May - Punting practice

Magdalen Bridge - 2pm

An afternoon of punting! Please could everybody with the ability to book college punts please do so - the more punts, the merrier!

5th week - Thursday 23rd May - Geek Quiz

Christ Church - Lecture Room 2 - 8pm

In the legendary Geek Quiz, members of Oxford's geekiest societies get together in order to battle it out for the crown of "team who won that term". A really fun evening, and who knows, you might even get an answer right occasionally...

5th week - Friday 24th May - Readings in the Gardens

Christ Church - Gardens (Bayne Room in wet weather) - 7pm

An evening of readings (dramatic or otherwise) in Christ Church gardens.

6th week - Friday 31st May - The Hobbit Film Evening

Christ Church - Lecture Room 2 - 8pm

We will be showing Peter Jackson's Hobbit movie, and discussing how it compares to the book.

6th week - Saturday 1st June - Strawberry Party

Christ Church - Master's Garden

The yearly strawberry party! Delicious food - including lots of lovely strawberries. £2 members, £4 non-members.

7th week - Friday 7th June - Golfimbul


Barbecue in the park. £2 charge to cover cost of food. Those attending need to alert the organisers in advance.

7th week - Saturday 8th June - Port Meadow Walk

Meet on Little Clarendon Street

A pleasant walk along Port Meadow. We will probably stop at a pub along the way for lunch.

8th week - Friday 14th June - Drogo Memorial Punt Party

Magdalen Bridge - 6pm

A party. On punts! Please could everybody with the ability to book college punts please do so - the more punts, the merrier!