Wolfson Calendar of Events
Each year we hold three named lectures in honour of key figures in Wolfson's history.
Stroll around our College and you will find works of art in our quads, corridors and halls.
A series of talks on the basics of Buddhism What is Buddhism? Who was the Buddha? What did the Buddha discover? How did he teach a way out of suffering? How does consciousness arise? Why do we suffer physically, emotionally and mentally? How can we follow the Buddha’s Way to stop suffering?
Yoga classes every Wednesday at 6.15-7.30pm and every Saturday at 12.15-1.30pm.
The classes are vinyasa style (flow) and are open to yogis of all levels.
Run by Wolfson College Boat Club and open to all members of college, these sessions are designed to accommodate all levels of fitness, from complete newbies to elite athletes. Sessions are at 6pm every Tuesday and Thursday year-round.
Private View Sunday 22 October 5 to 8 pm.
Exhibition continues until 10 November. Open daily subject to College commitments. Visitors are advised to ring the Lodge on 01865 274100 before visiting.
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).
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
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.
Guest Night dinners take place on Thursdays during full term and are open to all members of College and Common Room. They provide a convivial atmosphere and the chance to meet other Wolfsonians as well as entertaining guests. Dress code is smart (no gowns).
Formal Hall is a served three course meal, at a lower price than guest nights. Formal Halls take place 2-3 times each term. Drinks are at 7.00 pm, with dinner at 7.30 pm. They are open to all members of College and Common Room and their guests.
‘Love’, directed by Károly Makk, who recently passed away at the age of 91, is considered a classic of world cinema. It tells of a young Hungarian woman whose husband has been arrested by the secret police, and who eases his mother’s last months by saying that her son is in America.