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Exhibition in Oxford gallery showcases art by people experiencing homelessness

Homeless Oxfordshire is pioneering a remarkable exhibition titled "Through Our Eyes" at the Fusion Arts Gallery in Gloucester Green, Oxford. This unique showcase features art created by individuals experiencing homelessness, offering a compelling glimpse into their lives and perspectives. The exhibition is designed to confront and challenge the stigma associated with homelessness by illustrating the inherent creativity and potential within everyone. Artworks on display are the result of art therapy […]

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Leading Oxford Children’s Author to kickstart city’s art trail designs at Westgate Christmas pop-up

Oxford's renowned artist and author, David Melling, known for the beloved Hugless Douglas children's book series, is set to paint one of the initial oxen for Oxford's upcoming OxTrail event. This unique experience will take place in a space specially designated for public viewing. From 18th to 21st December, locals and visitors at the Westgate Shopping Centre will have the rare opportunity to watch the highly esteemed artist bring to […]

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Deadline Approaching: Oxfordshire’s Chance to Shine in OxTrail 2024

Oxfordshire organisations have a unique opportunity to join OxTrail 2024, an innovative public art event, with sign-ups closing on December 1st. This is a chance for local entities to be part of Oxford’s first-ever public art trail and contribute to a significant community initiative. Last Opportunity for Local Engagement This event, supporting Sobell House Hospice, invites businesses, schools, and community groups to register by December 1st. Amelia Foster, CEO of […]

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Oxfam’s Cowley Superstore Extends a Warm Welcome with Extended Hours and Special Half-Term Offers

The renowned charity store is seeking volunteers to help accommodate new opening days and is presenting an array of activities and budget-friendly meals for kids this October half-term. Oxfam’s flagship superstore, centrally located off Garsington Road in Cowley, is excited to announce its extension to six days a week operational hours and a plethora of activities and offers, specially designed for the upcoming October half-term. This decision comes as a […]

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Schools Embark on Creative Journey to Design Oxen Herds for OxTrail Art Event

Oxfordshire welcomes a burst of creativity as local schools pledge their artistic talents to the anticipated OxTrail, a giant art sculpture event set to grace the city next year. Schools including Shiplake CE Primary School, Garsington CE Primary School, and Perpetual Childcare childminding services are among the first to join this vibrant initiative. These institutions are not just participants; their students and pre-schoolers will actively engage in fundraising activities to […]

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Oxford Round Table Partners with Get Radio for Grand 55th Annual Charity Fireworks Display

Oxford is gearing up for a fireworks spectacle like no other. The Oxford Round Table is delighted to announce that its 55th Annual Charity Fireworks Display is set for Saturday, 4th November, in South Park. This year, the event is getting a significant boost through a partnership with local radio sensation, Get Radio, and is expected to draw a crowd of over 25,000 people. Joseph Garbett, Oxford Round Table Honorary […]

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Oxford United Stars Surprise Young Fans at Summer Football Camp

In a heartwarming event, participants at Oxford United in the Community's Summer Holiday Football Camps got an unforgettable surprise. First-team stars Simon Eastwood and Elliott Moore visited the young fans at The Oxford Academy in Littlemore, taking part in Q&A sessions, signing autographs, and even playing a quick match in the 3G dome. Rob Porter, Lead Community Coach at Oxford United in the Community, shared his excitement about the event: […]

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Pink golfers turn out in force for Churchill Hospital charity day at Oxford Golf Club

A keen golfer whose life was saved by a routine cancer check-up at Churchill Hospital has thanked staff by hosting her own charity golf day at Oxford Golf Club in Cowley. Club accountant Heather Scott was diagnosed with breast cancer in September last year after being called in for a routine Mammogram at Churchill Hospital only a stone’s throw away from the historic course’s 18th hole. She required life-saving surgery in […]

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Have you ‘herd’? OxTrail is coming…

The oxen are coming to oxon! Join us next summer for an art trail unlike anything Oxfordshire has seen before… Introducing OxTrail, where a herd of life-sized and mini oxen will be grazing across the county waiting for your visit. Each ox sculpture will be individually designed by artists and local schools, making the herd truly unique. The vibrant and family-friendly trail will encourage thousands to be tourists in their […]

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