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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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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…

town hall pride flag.jpg
An image of a rainbow flag attached above Oxford Town Hall.

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Henna said:

"This badge is from the annual Valentine's Day sale at the Ruskin School of Art. I bought it because I loved how immediately bold and direct it was. It's lovely to visit the sale with my friends, we sometimes have a competition to see…

ace ring.jpg
Lauren said:

“This is my ace ring. I wear it – it’s a black ring, goes on the middle finger of my right hand and it signifies asexuality.

I just got it from Tesco, it doesn't have a very exciting origin story. I went online and looked at the…

watsons carrier bag (1).jpg
Back in the 1970’s boutiques like Watsons and Bonnie (on Broad Street and in the Covered Market) were THE places for teenagers & undergrads to buy affordable trendy gear and jeans. This plastic carrier bag dates from this time advertising unisex…

policeman's whistle.jpg
"This whistle was part of the uniform given to recruits when I joined in 1973 and was to be worn so that the chain was visible on the tunic. I am not sure when this practice ceased. It was purely ceremonial although it was originally a form of…

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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A white medium-size t-shirt with an image of a cartoon hare kicking a cartoon bear wearing a yellow jumper. The T-shirt has the phrase 'Stuff the Bear' written on it in all capitals.

The reverse side of the t-shirt shows the cartoon hare…

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…
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