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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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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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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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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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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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These are the casks I helped to fill whilst working for a brief stint at the White Horse Brewery in Stanford-in-the-Vale, Oxfordshire. I helped out for two weeks and carried out the 'racking'. This is where you prepare the casks for filling and also…

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This item was acquired in around 1975 although it looks earlier. It is 25cm high and is made of plastic-covered card.

You can see three Morrells beers displayed on the card: Malt Stout, Castle Asle and College Ale. They depict the lion rampant for…

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The Oxford Bottle Club organised its first dig in 1981. This took place at Jackdaw Lane on the Iffley Road. They did, of course, get permission from Christ Church College before starting! The club had some 60-80 members at the time. Simon Somerscales…

A Great Discovery .pdf
Written by an English language and literature second year Saudi Arabian student when taking an intensive English course in Oxford during the summer of 2019.

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