Pong-a-What ?

Pongathon City Challenge launched its weekly free ping pong parties last night at TVC, The Varsity Club, by playing mini-pong in the freezing cold of Oxford’s High Street proudly wearing only their Pongathon T-shirts! The ‘see how much we love it’ attitude continued upstairs in our fabulous Lounge bar where the stage was set for some […]

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Alive with Beauty, Oxford circles exhibition

TVC was privileged to host an Exhibition of art works last month curated by the wonderful Rachel Ducker. The other equally illustrious artists showing their works included Kieran Stiles, Jennifer Newman, Clare Bassett, Rachel Owen, Neil Drury, Richard Fox, Helen Slater, Wendy Newhofer, Flora Mclachlan and Jane Strother. The sale was hosted by the Annie […]

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Bartender

bartender /”ba:,tendē(r)/ n. “a person serving behind the bar of a public house” Wow, how times have changed. This Oxford English Dictionary definition of a bartender is somewhat outdated. Of course, there are still public houses, but we don”t call them that any more. And pubs, now changed beyond recognition, are no longer the only […]

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Raising the Roof

You will have noticed a distinct lack of blogging from TVC this last month.  You will also have noticed (spot the connection?) the work that has been going on to get The Roof at TVC ready for summer!  Check out the piece in today’s Oxford Mail, to discover the back-story to The Roof, the trials and […]

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Upon Turning 40 (or 30 or 50)

A big birthday. It”s a milestone, no denying it. You can try and run and hide but you won”t get far (and I suspect your friends and family won”t let you escape it”s clutches either). Soooo what to do? Laugh in the face of old (!) age we say! And yeah, say to hell with […]

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Espresso Martini

It was created by a barman, Dick Bradshaw, in the 1980s. Rumour has it he was asked by one of his customers to “make a drink to wake me up”, and the result was this creamy, rich cocktail. Makes one glass 12.5ml (1fl casino online oz) Kahlúa or Caffé Lolita liqueur 12.5ml mozart Dark chocolate […]

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“Man, can you guys throw a party”

Best compliment to receive from a very happy customer.  And yes, all modesty aside, we can throw a party. Let’s start with the feel of the place.  Relaxed, indulgent style.  Exposed brickwork.  Quirky Artworks.  Stylish furniture. Oversize windows.  All makes for a more unique setting. Then the bar.  Opulent drinks.  Refreshing ideas, reflected in our […]

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Pharell’s G I R L

You have no doubt been non-stop listening to G I R L the new Pharrell Williams album since you downloaded it on Monday.  What do you think ? First impressions from TVC  … joyous, a motown vibe (thought that sounded like JT), followed by a real 70s funk feeling as well as some down and […]

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Beautiful people, beautiful people everywhere…

TVC was host to the Oxford Fashion Week’s High Street Show last night with models strutting their stuff on the catwalk on the first floor.  In fact Oxford Fashion Week took over the whole of the best online casino first floor online pokies for the event and the bar was full of delectable young things. […]

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Why isn’t there a H&M in Oxford??

It always amazed us here at TVC that there wasn’t an H&M in Oxford, but that is about to change with the new store opening at 11am on Thursday 6th March. In the grand scheme of things, it is not the most earth-shattering event (!)  but for fashion in ‘lil ole Oxford it’s newsworthy, especially […]

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