Throughout 2013, Balliol College, University of Oxford held a series of events to celebrate its 750th Anniversary.  Here is a list of the videos from those events.  Please scroll down to see the full list.

In addition, you may find these following news items by Denis Noble of interest:

Building on 750 years of inspiring ideas – commentary on Balliol’s 750 years

Balliol Breaks Barriers – commentary on the 750th Anniversary weekend

Introducing Balliol’s 750th Anniversary

Balliol’s First 750 years. A message from the Master

27th-28th September Anniversary Weekend

Featured Videos

Lord Patten After Dinner Speech

Boris Johnson After Dinner Speech

Boris Johnson interviewed by Sir Drummond Bone

Boris Johnson interviewed by Denis Noble

Highlights – Balliol @ 750

Unveiling of the Major Benefactors’ Plaque

Friday 27th September Panel Discussion at the Sheldonian Theatre

Sir Drummond Bone’s Introduction

JCR Presidents Past and Present

Rt Hon Rory Stewart MP (1992)

Stephanie Flanders (1987)

Sir Nigel Sheinwald (1972)

Prof Peter Donnelly (1980)

Suzanna Taverne (1979)

Saturday 28th September Panel Discussion at the Sheldonian Theatre

Ilse Treurnicht (1979)

Prof Ngaire Woods (1987)

Matthew Syed (1991)

Prof Sir Anthony Leggett (1955)

Special Lectures

Prof Brian Foster – Balliol’s Time in Physics: The Last Two Years

Prof David Wark: Progress in Fundamental Physics during Balliol’s 750 Years

27th April Holywell Manor Festival


Jon Moynihan: The Continuing Economic Decline of the West

Denis Noble: The Ghosts of Holywell Manor

Charlotte Leslie MP

Neil Record: Under the Bonnet of the Euro Crisis

21st June Balliol College Commemoration Ball


2nd November Service of Thanksgiving at the University Church

First Lesson by Lord Reed, Visitor, Balliol College

Second Lesson by Judy Longworth, Development Director, Balliol College

Responses, Collects and Prayers by The Revd Dr Douglas Dupree, Dean and Chaplain, Balliol College

Bidding Prayer by Sir Drummond Bone, Master, Balliol College

Sermon by Rev Michael Sadgrove, Dean of Durham Cathedral