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Performance in Oxford city centre on 25/04/19. More information can be found on a page about the production on the Mandala Theatre Company website, please see this link:…

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1. How long have you been into reggae?

I guess a bit since school - the cool kids liked Bob Marley, so I thought I’d try. But back then I was more into heavy metal, punk and grunge. That seemed more rebellious! It really kicked in when I was a…

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This photo and newspaper clippings show Malcolm Lumb running barefoot in Oxford, training for marathons and races.

Malcolm’s photograph was taken in Oxford when he was 38. He had taken up marathon running at the age of 33. He often ran barefoot…

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Bought in October 2016, the yoga mat is red and orange.

Andy attended our Sporting Oxford Collecting Day and brought in his yoga mat.

Andy has suffered with arthritis since he was 23 years old but by the end 2015 it has left him housebound…

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Brought to Oxford in 1994, this item is part of a Sandolo given to Oxford’s City Barge Boat Club.

Richard attended our Sporting Oxford Collecting Day and brought in a Venetian Forcola. This is the typical Venetian rowlock used in gondola style…

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Dating to 2008, this speedway race jacket is for the Oxford Cheetahs. On the front of the jacket a Cheetah is represented with the sponsorship branding of TFSuccess. On the reverse the jacket has the number ‘1’ with the sponsor’s branding again.…

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My friend Peter and I have been playing New Age Curling, New Age Bowling and Carpet Bowls at our local community centre in Rose Hill for the last 24 weeks. It is very competitive with Peter winning at curling most of the time. Peter is senior to me…

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In the 1990's I was really into indie music (still am) and Oxford had loads of talented musicians and emerging bands. Some made it big, some didn't and some of these musicians are still around playing today (under other guises). I have fond…

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I have played the alto saxophone since joining the Horns of Plenty street band in February 2008. The band kindly gave me some free lessons with professional saxophonist / flautist Pete McPhail to get me up to speed. After a couple of years I…

1. How long have you play guitar / ukulele?

I started playing punk rock bar chords on my dad’s old acoustic when I was 15 so I’ve been playing about 40 years although it doesn’t show unfortunately! I’ve never had proper lessons so have lots of…
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