Oxford Weißwurstfrühstück 2018

For the 5th year in a row, and now officially as a tradition, the Munich Oxford Society has welcomed its members for the start of the new year with a “zünftig” Bavarian style Weißwurstfrühstück. This year, the gathering involved not only our friends from LSE, but for the first time also members of the Harvard […]

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Christmas Christmas Dinner 2017

On Monday December 4th, 80 Oxonians and their guests gathered in the beautiful rooms of the Kaufmann’s Casino (the Munich Merchants Club) to celebrate the annual Christmas Dinner of the Munich Oxford Society. For the first time the dresscode was „black tie“ and as such it took a little while to recognize familiar faces in […]

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Oxford Alpine Excursion 2017

On a Sunday at the end of October 10 courageous, well-equipped hikers gathered at the foot of mount Wallberg (close to lake Tegernsee) braving rain and cold temperatures. And once again the theme “there is no such thing as bad weather, just the wrong gear” payed fully off. The crowd scaled the summit of mount […]

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Oktoberfest 2017

In annual tradition, the Oxford Alumni Society in Munich gathered again for its Oktoberfest celebrations. The Oktoberfest is predominantly known for its beer. And indeed, beer plays an important role: It is technically impossible not to have a mug of beer in your hands – not even for a few minutes. Why? Because people want […]

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Speaker Event with HRH Prince Luitpold of Bavaria

The alumni society’s first speaker event proved to be a great success. Kaufmanns Casino was packed with enthused Oxonians welcoming HRH Prince Luitpold of Bavaria as our expert speaker. The plethora of Bavaria’s finest brews he brought with him didn’t stifle the atmosphere either. In his enlightening presentation, Prince Luitpold gave us an overview of […]

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Boat Race 2017

One of the sporting highlights of the Oxford calendar has always been the annual Boat Race. Not only because it is one of the oldest and most traditional rowing races in the world, but also because many of us Oxford boaties spent countless hours on the Isis trying our luck to win blades in college […]

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Traditional Weißwurstfrühstück 2017

To kick off the year in style, the Munich Oxford Society once again – for the fourth year running – teamed up with the local LSE Alumni chapter for the traditional joint Weißwurstfrühstück, a brunch consisting of Bavarian ‘white sausages’, pretzels and wheat beer. For the second time, we gathered at Donisl, a recently-refurbished beer […]

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Oxford Christmas Dinner 2016

On 5 December 2016, a record 90 Oxonians across several generations and their guests joyfully welcomed the festive month at the Oxford Society Christmas Dinner, the highlight of yet another events packed year over here in Munich. Now already for the 3rd year in a row, we were fortunate to have our dinner at a […]

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Oxford goes Oktoberfest 2016

Like every year, the Oxford Alumni Society in Munich gathered in late September for its annual Oktoberfest celebrations. While it is called `Oktoberfest’, the Bavarian beer festival actually kicks off in September already, to make use of more favourable Indian Summer conditions. And the weather was welcoming indeed: With a rainy kick-off in the Oktoberfest’s […]

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A British Summer Garden Party

Reminiscent of the great Oxford days with Summer VIIIs, JCR garden parties and commemoration balls, the Oxford Society Munich decided that a proper British Garden Party was needed to cure our own nostalgia. After the Brexit hangover, we realized that we missed the unique flair of colourful ties, blazers and dresses as much as the […]

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