Pub Lunch

Saturday 4 March from 12.30 ,Oxford Blue, 32 Marston Street, OX4 1JU 

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Having enjoyed our Christmas lunch in this comfortable pub setting, let’s gather there again for a springtime pub lunch. 

Just turn up if you’re free! 

Ukraine: caught between the great powers

Wednesday 22 February, 7 for 7.30pm, Pickstock Room, Rewley House, 1 Wellington Square, OX1 2JA 

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We are fortunate to have two members who have specialist knowledge and views about the plight of Ukraine: John Gittings, ex China correspondent and leader writer of the Guardian, and Marcus Ferrar, ex Reuters and author of books about Eastern Europe. They will debate how Ukraine is faring in the current war, under the influence of great power politics. 

Downstairs bar open 7-7.30 to purchase drinks; talk starts 7.30 prompt on 2nd floor; disabled access by lift. 

Register with brendastones40@hotmail.com 

Jane Rogers on scriptwriting

Wednesday 1 February, 5 for 5.30pm 

Kellogg College, 60-62 Banbury Road, OX2 6PN 

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The subtitle for this talk is: ‘how script writing can enliven your fiction and give renewed power to your prose’. Ex-WiO member Jane Rogers shares her professional experience on writing for different genres, with an emphasis on visual aspects and dialogue. 

Tea served from 5pm; free entry for all.