Arts & Culture 2017-04-28T12:44:21+00:00

Arts & Culture

Michaelmas 2015: to discuss or contribute to any of the events below get in touch with the MCR Arts & Culture rep. Sarah Griffin at

Join the Culture@Kellogg Facebook group –

Kellogg College’s Arts Week (November 30th – December 4th) 

Incase you didn’t pick up in Ian’s beautifully-crafted weekly email:

Submissions are invited for 'WORK IN PROGRESS’: an exhibition that will display works made from, though not necessarily the final product of, academic pursuits. This could mean anything from photographs/videos of field work, to doodles made as an aid to understand complex concepts- anything that visualises your working process, intellectually or physically. 
The exhibition will open Kellogg College’s Arts Week (November 30th – December 4th) with a lovely showing and drinks reception, for which you can bask in the glory of your work.

Please send any queries/submissions/ideas to  (final deadline: Nov 20th)

Kellogg Concerts – Champagne at tba?, Saturday 30th of May 2015

Termly concerts are organised by the MCR Committee and College. These concerts primarily showcase classical music by College Members, though lighter music and jazz is welcome. The next two will be on Saturday the 30th of May (7.15 for 7.45pm) in the Dining Hall – luckily these events are always preceded by champagne and other drinks.

The last concert Programme, December 2014:

Tasos Papastylianou
~ Toccata & Fugue in D minor by J S Bach, arranged by Carl Tausig
~ Rhapsody in B minor, Op. 79 No. 1 by Johannes Brahms
Jonathan Darnborough
~ Prelude in D major, Op. 23 No. 4 by S. Rachmaninov
~ Prelude in C minor, Op. 23 No. 7 by S. Rachmaninov
David King
~ Papillons, Op. 2 by R. Schumann
Hugh Bennett
~ Impromptu in C minor, D. 899 No. 1 by F. Schubert
~ Impromptu in E-flat major, D. 899 No. 2 by F. Schubert
~ Impromptu in G-flat major, D. 899 No. 3 by F. Schubert
~ Impromptu in A-flat major, D. 899 No. 4 by F. Schubert

Design Week: Textiles

Kellogg's Decorative Arts & Phenomenology forum – or DAP – is hosting a Design Week featuring an exhibition of 18th-21st Century French fabrics in December 2014. In partnership with Pierre Frey and Distinctive Interiors, the exhibition will be at the centre of an opening party (1.12.14), Symposium (2.12.14) and Guest Night Dinner (3.12.14). See for the full week of events.

DPhil Lunches

An informal chance to get to know likeminded DPhil students and hear about the research topics and methods of those from other disciplines. Both part-time and full-time students welcome; we'll meet by the bar at 12.30pm before informal lunch at 12.45pm. Champagne and elderflower cordial is served.

It's useful to RSVP, but everyone is welcome to just turn up. For more details contact: 

Dates for Hilary 2015:  Tuesday 27th of January & Thursday 19th of February 2015.

Sung Eucharist – at Magdalen College

The Junior Dean, Max Buston, will lead a trip to the exquisite chapel at Magdalen College for Sung Eucharist on Sunday the 12th of October 2014. We will meet in the foyer at Kellogg College, leaving promptly at 10.25. The service is at 11.00 and a free hot lunch is served afterwards (the hot lunch is once a term so this is worth attending 🙂

Kellogg's Short Book Book Club

Meeting termly, and promising never to make our members read a book over 200 pages long, the chosen book for Trinity 2014 is The Testament of Mary by Colm Tóibín.

Details for Michaelmas tba.

All college members welcome. Just turn up. For more information email Tara Stubbs ( or Emily Parker (

Queer Literary Salon at Kellogg

The Queer Literary Salon is a termly evening of readings on queer themes or by queer authors, held in the bar at Kellogg. The salon celebrates the work of queer writers as well as diverse expressions of gender and sexuality. It tries to carry on Oxford's historical literary tradition at Kellogg, the friendliest college in all the land, by bringing people together over good books. All are welcome; bring your own writing, read something you love, or just come to listen.

The next event will be held at the Albion Beatnik on the 24th of May 2014.  See the facebook event

You can email Sophie House at with any questions about the salon or LGBTQ life at Kellogg.

Music Practice Facilities

The College has a wonderful Yamaha Grand Piano in the dining hall, which has a rich and romantic tone. The piano can be used by College Members when the dining hall is not in use for other events. Kellogg operates an informal booking system which is located at reception; key access is required to use the piano.

Events at Other Colleges

A wonderful series of concerts at the Holywell Music Room on Sunday mornings, see:


If any art's students need assistance with IT, databases and statistics, why not sign-up to a course at OUCS, which is just a few doors away from Kellogg. See the courses on offer this month here:

Voluntary Research

Volunteer for psychology research!
Attention and attitudes study £7 for 45mins.
For more info go to:
or email Clare: