Special Events


Thursdays at 1.00-2.00pm in 3 OB 6

Soul Food

Free lunch and discussion in the Chaplain's room: all welcome



The chapel will mark 500 years of the Protestant Reformation with words, services and music. The front cover of the chapel card shows a map of the German states, showing Wittenburg in the centre.

Tuesday 31 October

The date on which Martin Luther is said to have pinned the 95 Theses on the door of All Saints' Church, Wittenburg

5.00pm  Lecture on Martin Luther by Professor Lyndal Roper, Regius Professor History, University of Oxford

Macgregor Matthews Room, New College

6.15pm  Lutheran Vespers: New College Choir & Oxford Bach Soloists

J. S. Bach, Cantata 80 Ein fest burg

Preacher: Professor Henrike Lahnemann, Professor of Medieval German Liatrature & Linguistics, University of Oxford


Sunday 29 October at 5.45pm

College Commemoration Service

Preacher: Professor David Parrott - on the Reformation

Free supper for college members will follow the service.  Please sign up via the Chapel Administrator.


ORGAN RECITALS  - Music of the Reformation

Sundays at 4.00pm (free)

29 October - Charles Maxtone-Smith (Junior Organ Scholar)

25 November - Josef Laming (Senior Organ Scholar)


Thursdays at 8.30pm (free)

26 October, 3 & 9 November

The Eighteen Chorale Preludes of J. S. Bach

Timothy Wakerell (Assistant Organist)



Monday 13 & 27 November at 9.30pm in chapel

A short meditative service sung by the choir men.


Saturday 7 October at 6.30pm

Evensong for Fresher students.  All welcome - see the Freshers' programme - followed by drinks for all in the Cloisters.

Preacher: the Dean of Divinity


Wednesday 18 October at 6.00pm

College Mass for the Catholic Chaplaincy

All members of college welcome


Saturday 4 November at 6.15pm

All Souls - Solemmn Requiem & Commemoration of the Departed

Durufle, Requiem.  At this service we remember those who have died.  If you would like the names of family or friends to be read out during the service please email the Chapel Administrator


Sunday 12 November at 5.45pm

Remembrance Sunday

There will be an Act of Remembrance by the war memorial at the end of the service.



Carol services: college members will be emailed about ticket application in October.

Sunday 26 November at 5.30pm

Advent Carol Service


Tuesday 28 November at 6.15pm

Blessing of the Christmas Tree at Evensong

College members are invited to decorate the tree at 4.00pm followed by tea.


Sunday 3 December at 3.00pm

Christmas Carol Service


Sunday 24 December at 11.00pm

Midnight Mass with Collegium Novum Choir