Lockdown experiences from the Adult Learning Group

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Lockdown experiences from the Adult Learning Group

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Lockdown experiences

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Photographs, artwork and creative writing created by members of the Adult Learning Group that meets in the Museum of Oxford and Town Hall.

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Disappointment
The 100 word challenge was just that - a challenge, and during lockdown seemed something to work the grey cells and hopefully achieve a beginning, middle and end! Both of these 100 word stories were written during lockdown, the first story is…

The pleasures of life during lockdown
These paintings are submissions of things I have enjoyed during lockdown. Picture 1: Nature journalling. I did a few of the plants sitting in my garden. A challenge! Picture 2: some past times i enjoyed that are the simple pleasures of life during…

A collage created in lockdown
This collage was prompted by a photo in the newspaper of a couple saying goodbye prior to lockdown.This submission is from a member of the Adult Learning Group. The Adult Learning Group includes Searchers (a research group), Art Group, and Creative…

The Lonely Bike in Oxford
These photos were taken in the early days of the lockdown, in the centre of Oxford, when i was cycling around.The photos have been used to create a pop-up card.This submission is from a member of the Adult Learning Group. The Adult Learning Group…

100 Word Stories by Andrew Anderson
Writing stories in 100 words, not including the title, is a challenge which appeals to me. There is real discipline in providing a beginning, a middle, and an end, and producing something worthwhile, serious, or funny. The coronavirus crisis gives…

Creative responses to my experience
Painting 1People emerging from their houses to clap the NHS for the first time - back in March, when it was dark at 8.00 p.m.Painting 2Painted another view from my window. This is two people having a socially distanced conversation in the…

Crochet work created during lockdown
Crochet Hero Bear by Sylvie Mullen (photo 1)I made this as I was inspired by all the work the NHS staff were doing.Work in progress on an NHS Rainbow by Sylvia Mullen (photo 2)I made this and placed it in the window as a symbol of hope. Inspired by…

Socially distanced yoga
Since we’ve been allowed to gather in groups of up to 6 i’ve been running yoga classes in a lovely grove of trees in Florence park when the weather permits.This submission is from a member of the Adult Learning Group. The Adult Learning Group…

Memories of the virus
This was a happier memory. It was when the local shop was safe to open to buy plants and compost etc. Word soon got round the neighbourhood.This submission is from a member of the Adult Learning Group. The Adult Learning Group includes Searchers (a…

Birds in Lockdown
A series of paintings of birds from the garden and the park, painted during the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown.This submission is from a member of the Adult Learning Group. The Adult Learning Group includes Searchers (a research group), Art Group, and…
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