The Covid-19 Pandemic and Oxford


The Covid-19 Pandemic and Oxford


Objects and stories about the people of Oxford's responses, stories, and feelings during the Covid-19 Pandemic.

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What is lockdown?
This project is a video made using PowerPoint. It was done during the time when lockdown restrictions were strictest. If reflects, I hope very simply, the experience of lockdown (or at least the experience for me). The ‘w’ at the beginning of every…

NECAT Care Package
The Nicaragua Education, Culture and Arts Trust (NECAT) supplying disadvantaged families with cleaning supplies and food in a poor area of Oxford's twin city of León during Covid-19.

A New Beginning
This short story reflects the way people have come together in the crisis, and how the world may be so different, and disconnected, but offers hope for a new way of life

South Hub Newsletter 02
Second edition of the South Hub Newsletter, which includes work carried out by the hub itself, as well as by our wonderful partners and volunteers. The hope is that these newsletters will increasingly demonstrate the work being done to establish…

South Locality Response Hub newsletter
Issue one of the South Locality Response Hub newsletter.It includes work done by the hub as well as partners and volunteers. "We hope that these fortnightly newsletters will increasingly demonstrate the work which is being done to establish strong…

Letter of thanks to Jubeen
This is a letter from Libby and the Community Cupboard team thanking Jubeen for her help securing Halal food for the muslim families supported through the community cupboard.

Letter of thanks to Hassan and Leonard
This is a letter from Libby and the Community Cupboard team sent to Hassan and Leonard. It thanks them for their support during Ramadan supporting the more vulnerable families in Oxford.

Oxford's Youth Clubs Get Creatively Clever
Creatively Clever was created by Wolvercote YPC and Leys CDI. It is a young person led inititive helping Oxford residents aged 13 to 18 to overcome the difficulties of lockdown with group activities available online.

Knitted over 14 weeks of lockdown
"I have finished knitting this shawl/throw, started it at the beginning of lockdown, and have just finished it.It is the shawl from a Harry Potter pattern, called 'The Order of the Phoenix.' knitted for my daughter Clare."

Taking hygiene products to remote communities around León
Nuevas Esperanzas delivering hygiene products to protect against Covid 19 in rural communties
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