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  • Collection: Memories of the Town Hall

This is an invitation to the 1963 British Dental Association ball held at the Oxford Town Hall on Tuesday 23rd July, 1963. My grandfather Eric Fletcher was a dentist on Beaumont Street for many years and he and my grandmother Shelagh used to attend…

pass for RIDE concert.jpg
The object is a Kilimanjaro backstage pass sheet for the RIDE concert in Oxford Town Hall on the 3rd of December 2019. This concert was a homecoming concert as part of RIDE's reunion in 2019.

This pass sheet was used by the band's stage management…

roy foster tools.jpg
Hand tools used by Roy Foster (1931 - 2017) to build a three-manual pipe organ for Holy Rood Catholic Church in Oxford.

Between 2002 and 2012 Roy Foster with fellow organ-builder Derrick Carrington built a new three-manual pipe organ for Holy…

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oath cards.jpg
The court room is located above the police station; you can visit it if you go on a tour of the Town Hall. These oath cards were available for the swearing-in of witnesses at a court hearing. The witness swears to tell the truth; perjury is the crime…

ticket to 2-band dance.jpg
A ticket for a Two-Band-Dance at Oxford Town Hall. Dated to the 26th of May and featuring Kenny Baker and his quartet.
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