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26th Jun 2017

Booking has now closed for the St John’s College Open Day taking place on 26 June 2017, as the day is fully booked.

However, as part of the University Open Days on 6 & 7 July, St John’s College will be open to drop-in visitors from 10am-5pm on both days and members of the Admissions Team will be on hand to answer questions. There is no need to book to visit St John’s, but you will need to book to visit the University Open Days.

Advent Carol Service I

19 : 00 29th Nov 2014
20 : 30 29th Nov 2014


St John's College holds two Advent Carol Services. Saturday 29 November 2014 at 18:00 and again on Sunday 30 November 2014 at 15:00 (the Sunday Service is broadcast live on BBC Radio 3)


Fashion Rules: a 14th century Knight's livery

The idea of fashion and what makes an item of clothing desirable and ‘trendy’ is not new. In the Middle Ages it was the aristocracy and the royal family who caused a stir with their wardrobes.

Organ Recital - Jonathan Clinch (Royal College of Music)

19 : 00 2nd Jul 2017
19 : 30 2nd Jul 2017

Saxton: Passacaglia 'On The Name John McCabe’
Venables: Rhapsody 'In Memoriam Herbert Howells’
Howells: Psalm Prelude set 2 no.3
               'Sing unto Him a new song: play skilfully with a loud noise'

Joel Whitebook "On Freud's Aversion to Music"

18 : 00 14th Jun 2017
19 : 45 14th Jun 2017

Philosopher and psychoanalyst Dr Joel Whitebook is the Director of Columbia University’s Psychoanalytic Studies Program. He presents from research for his book 'Freud, An Intellectual Biography':

"'To Me Mysticism Is Just as Closed a Book as Music': On Freud's Aversion to Music".

Wednesday 14th June, 17:00 – 18:45

Main Lecture Theatre, Old Divinity School, St John’s College. Free event.

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