– notes, frequently asked questions and useful links from the archivist and curator of manuscripts at Balliol College, University of Oxford. Opinions expressed are the author's own.

Open Days


Balliol College’s Historic Collections Centre at

St Cross Church, Holywell

will be open to the public as part of

Oxfordshire Historic Churches Trust Ride & Stride

Saturday 14 September 2013

12-4 pm


Oxford Open Doors

(Oxford Preservation Trust in partnership with the University of Oxford)

Saturday & Sunday 14-15 September

12-4pm both days



Both events are of course FREE!

Here are some photos from last year’s Open Doors.

Ride & Stride participants, please note that the church will not be open during the whole official event time of 10am – 6pm – please come and visit us between 12-4pm! If you can’t make it during those hours, the event sign-in poster will be on the door for you to sign instead, so please remember to pack a pen!

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