The Lodge, or reception, is open for business daily from 8 am–11 pm. A night porter is on duty between the hours of 11 pm and 7 am (8 am at weekends) in case of emergencies. The Lodge’s receptionists are the first point of contact with Wolfson and the College remains open seven days a week.
The Lodge receptionists will; give information on opening times and availability of College facilities; to hand over keys to the music rooms, squash courts and help you if you have locked yourself out of your room. They sell stamps, stationery, washing powder, tea, coffee and other items. For a full list of items please ask at the Lodge.
Telephone: 01865 274 100
Pidge and Mail
Your incoming mail is delivered to individually-named pigeonholes (‘pidges’). Pigeonholes are found in the Lodge.
The Lodge administrates many of the different facilities in college – details of Common Room facilities, such as the sports room and punts. Learn more.
Free Condoms and Pregnancy Tests
The Lodge has a supply of condoms, personal lubricant and pregnancy testing kits which are free of charge. Learn more about Health & Wellness at Wolfson.
There are two trolleys that can be signed for to help in moving house, as well as bicycle pumps, a vacuum cleaner, and a sewing machine, which are available for use and are stored in the Lodge.
23 October 2017Imagining the Divine: Exhibition
Wolfson scholars collaborate on a unique exhibition on the art of major world religions at the Ashmolean Museum.23 October 2017The College Record 2017
The Wolfson College Record is a formal account of the past year and includes the final President's Letter from Professor Dame Hermione Lee.9 October 2017Message from the Acting President
A warm welcome to those new to Wolfson, and a warm welcome back to those who have been travelling during the summer or hiding away in libraries or...
Concert and Plays24 - 24Oct OctStaging the Modernist Life: Auto/biography, performance, and H.D.Tuesday 24 October -1:30pm to 2:30pm
In this lecture/performance, Sasha Colby will discuss the process of transforming auto/biographical materials into biographical drama in her recent book project Staging Modernist Lives: H.D., Mina Loy, Nancy Cunard, Three Plays and Criticism (McGill-Queen's UP, 2017). With an emphasis on the poet, novelist, and memoirist H.D.Networking24 - 24Oct OctSlanguages exhibition: launch partyTuesday 24 October -4:00pm to 7:00pm
Our Creative Multilingualism Languages in the Creative Economy exhibition will feature the work, archives and ephemera related to the work of three Birmingham-based artists who use different languages in their musical and artistic work.Lectures and Seminars25 - 25Oct OctTennyson, Celebrity and PortraitureWednesday 25 October -5:30pm to 7:00pm
This lecture will explore how publishers became responsible for promoting authors through portraiture in the mid-Victorian period. In particular it will focus on Edward Moxon and his role in expanding the readership of both William Wordsworth and Alfred Tennyson. While portraits of Wordsworth were relatively scarce, Tennyson was surrounded by sculptors, painters and photographers, which led to a new and disturbing experience of literary celebrity that had a major impact on his career.