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St Mary's seen from Sandford Field

  • BCA - 2019.2153
  • Item
  • 1950s

This view of St Mary The Virgin Church was taken looking across Sandford Field, probably in the 1950s but could be ten years earlier. Several of the little cottages seen here have been demolished and Sandfords, the house, has been considerably en...

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Selection of dance tickets for events run by the SPAJERS

  • BCA - 2019.2151
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  • 1960 1970

The SPAJERS - The Society for The Preservation of Ancient Junketing - organised many dances as part of their fundraising events to enable them to give fun to Bampton's senior citizens while everyone had fun.There are 6 tickets here with dance...

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Morgan Brothers in financial difficulties 2011

  • BCA - 2019.2150
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  • March 2011

This newspaper cutting talks about the financial problems of the Morgan Brothers. They own and rent much land in Sharney which is close to the Thames SE of Weald, so there is local concern about the farming of their fields.

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The Bampton Cluster of Schools entered the Art Competition by WOAA 1976.

  • BCA - 2019.2144
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  • 1976

Admiring the work on display at the Gallery in the Town Hall are Karen Taylor aged 8, Edward Forester-Walker aged 7 and Tom Woods aged 5.Six local schools took part.Works included portraits of Mum, the local librarian and nurses as well as embroid...

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Young writers' competition organised by WOAA December 1975

  • BCA - 2019.2143
  • Item
  • December 1975

In December 1975 prizes were awarded in the young writers' competition organised by WOAA.In the picture, judge John Skinner is giving a prize to Liz Matthews of Eynsham who won 2nd prize in the under 14s poetry section.On the left is Catherin...

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Christmas Craft Fair December 1975 - spinning

  • BCA - 2019.2142
  • Item
  • December 1975

At the Christmas craft fair in December 1975, Rosalind Green is showing how spinning used to be done with a beautiful spinning wheel made by Crowdys Wood Products, then based in Clanfield. Her daughter Hannah is standing next to her.Christmas card...

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Christmas Card competition November 1975

  • BCA - 2019.2141
  • Item
  • November 1975

WOAA organised and held a Christmas Card competition in November 1975. There were over 150 entrants.Top picture, Mrs Angela Mulliner is looking at some of the cards with Anderley Moore and Heather Manly.The lower picture shows 11 year old Tim Ma...

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Drama workshop for 25 youngsters 1973

  • BCA - 2019.2139
  • Item
  • 1973

The activities were organised by the local drama student Peter Phillips from the Italia Conti School and two of his friends from the London College.Left to right are Luella Keeble and Candy Westman with Peter. 1973Two professional theatre workers...

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Children at the Craft Fair at West Ox Arts November 1974

  • BCA - 2019.2136
  • Item
  • November 1974

Two year old Suzannah and five year old Martin Landray trying out some of the glove puppets made by Jan Burrage of Carterton at the Arts Association craft fair. November 1974Clare and Hannah Green with some of the toys made by their father that we...

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Bampton Traditional Morris Men at Tickhill

  • BCA - 2019.2135
  • Item
  • c1995 to 1997

This photograph was taken in Tickhill at Rock House when Bampton Traditional Morris Men went up to Yorkshire for a weekend of dancing. The date is probably 1995 but could be 96 or 97.The ladies are wives and girlfriends and daughters of the dance...

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Reg Hall playing the fiddle, 1970

  • BCA - 2019.2134
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  • 1970

This is Reg Hall playing the fiddle for Bampton Traditional Morris Men at Whitsun 1970

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Bill Daniels 1980

  • BCA - 2019.2133
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  • 1980

This lovely photograph of Bill Daniels in his Morris gear was taken by Eric Stott in 1980

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Drawing of Francis Shergold 1990

  • BCA - 2019.2132
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  • 1990

This delightful drawing of Francis Shergold was done by Alan Beer in 1990.Alan lived in Gothurst, next to the Eagle Inn in Church View.

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Liza Hobbs and David Wright give a recital in St Mary's April 1977

  • BCA - 2019.2124
  • Item
  • April 1977

A collection of newspaper cuttings about the recital given in St Mary's by Liza Hobbs soprano and David Wright. It was presented by WOAA. Lisa was in her final year at Trinity College of Music of which David was a fellow. Music by Purcell,...

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Article - The Arts Thrive in Bampton February 1976

  • BCA - 2019.2123
  • Item
  • February 1976

An article titled 'The Arts Thrive in Bampton' by Harriet Daniels talking about the various exhibitions and workshops that have been arranged by WOAA

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Several workshops arranged for adults and children

  • BCA - 2019.2113
  • Item
  • 1973

The WOAA literary pane organised several workshop in June and July 1973. They included:-A drama workshop June 6th at Weald Manor for adults and older children under the guidance of David Thomas with a performance in the evening.A Children's ...

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WOAA Film Panel "The Ruling Class"

  • BCA - 2019.2112
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  • 1973

This is a critique of the film "The Ruling Class" by the film panel. This film was released in 1972 and was the official British entry to the Cannes Film Festival.

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The formation of WOAA May 1973

  • BCA - 2019.2109
  • Item
  • May 1973

This page gives an outline of when and how the West Oxfordshire Arts Association was formed and how it was to be run initially at least.Saturday May 26th 1973 was the first day of the first exhibition in the Gallery, the upstairs room in the Town ...

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The beginnings of West Oxfordshire Arts Association WOAA 1973

  • BCA - 2019.2108
  • Item
  • 1973

WOAA got underway with its first exhibitions in the spring of 1973.Music, drama and dance, film and photography, literature and art were all represented by different panels with its centre in the Gallery of the Town Hall. The panels would meet in...

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Letter from Cecil Sharp House to Rose Wells on death of Nathan 'Jingy' Wells

  • BCA - 2019.2100
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  • November 1953

This letter is from the chairman of Cecil Sharp House, Douglas Kennedy to Rose Wells who lived at 18 Fox Close in Bampton. It was to thank Rose for the letter she sent informing them of her grandfather's death. Nathan William 'Jingy&#...

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Lendon Scantlebury & Dawn Benson exhibit in the Gallery February 2007

  • BCA - 2019.2093
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  • February 2007

Lendon Scantlebury and Dawn Benson exhibited in the Gallery in February 2004. Lendon showed work with brilliant colour inspired by Barbados while Dawn used textured pastels to capture the mood of the place.

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Korky Paul, his poster and books. January 2007

  • BCA - 2019.2090
  • Item
  • January 2007

"Picture books are multi-track ways of talking, using words, graphics, page design, cartoons and art as a way of telling many things simultaneously" said Michael Rosen. In this exhibition West Ox Arts brought another dimension to Korky ...

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Neil Canham, storyteller, tells the story of 'The Happy Prince' January 2007

  • BCA - 2019.2088
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  • January 2007

With a blend of puppetry, storytelling, animated sculptures, imaginative sets and wonderful music composed specially by Andrew Dodge for this production, Cornelius and Jones Original Productions produced a wonderful evening of storytelling by Neil...

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A group of print makers exhibit their work, September 2006

  • BCA - 2019.2086
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  • September 2006

A group of printmakers came together to put on a really lovely display of their work in September 2006. Artists includedJane Peart - who has an affinity with animalsHeather Power - etched sculptural winter trees and stitched booksMorna Rhys - wat...

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Ten potters exhibit in the Gallery April 2006

  • BCA - 2019.2085
  • Item
  • April 2006

A distinctive collection of contemporary pottery was on show in April 2006 under the appropriate titel 'Pots' and included work from ten artists under the watchful eye of Sue Rangeley. Some of the artists includedMark DallyGraham Hudson...

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Lasting Love; an exhibition by several artists in 2005

  • BCA - 2019.2083
  • Item
  • 2005

'Lasting Love' was an exhibition in 2005 that offered a wonderful range of subjects and media. Artists includedNeil Drury - really vibrant colours in oil, pastel, collage and gouacheElizabeth Balkwell - beads, a silversmith, semi precio...

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Oxfordshire Touring Theatre Company with 'Beauty and The Beast' 2005

  • BCA - 2019.2082
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  • 2005

Oxfordshire Touring Theatre Company with 'Beauty and The Beast' played in very many villages in Oxfordshire. It was written by Mike Kenny and directed by Lawrence Evans. Olivia Wright and Sean Hammond were two of the cast members.

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Four artists exhibit in the Gallery October 2005

  • BCA - 2019.2081
  • Item
  • October 2005

Four artists provided the exhibits on display in the gallery at the Imprimaturs' exhibition of prints and sculptures. One of the artists was Geoff Smith of Faringdon whose lovely images of Coleshill Watermill and Great Coxwell Tithe Barn wer...

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Four women artists exhibit using a wide variety of media. February 2005

  • BCA - 2019.2077
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  • February 2005

Four women exhibited in February 2005 using a wide variety of media and enjoying an exuberant pleasure in colour.Joan Dutton - kiln formed glassRuth Macdonald - brilliantly coloured paintingsJennifer Wates - oil and acrylicSarah Gilpin - carvings ...

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Mark Hucket as Malarky in 'Noah's Ark'

  • BCA - 2019.2076
  • Item
  • December 15th 2004

Oxford Touring Company went on tour with a new family show called 'Noah's Ark' with sets that could be lifted easily out of cars and vans and great use was made of puppets to bring the show to life. On December 15th the play was pu...

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Oxford Scribes exhibit in the Gallery December 2004

  • BCA - 2019.2074
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  • December 2004

Oxford Scribes, a society of calligraphers collaborated with the Oxford Guild of Printers to put on an exhibition of contemporary manuscripts, printed alphabet books and type specimen posters in the Gallery.

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The Light of Real Winter October 2004

  • BCA - 2019.2073
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  • October 2004

Brien O'Rourke concentrate on painting winter scenes using oil and encausitc, which is a means of painting with wax, in which colours have been combined, and which is fused with heat afterwards to fix the colours.

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Chairman Gerry Glaister dies, new chairman needed June 2004

  • BCA - 2019.2072
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  • June 2004

West Ox Arts was looking for a new chairman after the death of Gerry Glaister who had been chairman for 3 years. The present exhibition of members' work to the end of the month includes African-style acrylics by artist Michelle Buh-Nielsen.

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Ariana Windle dies but show goes on September 2004

  • BCA - 2019.2071
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  • September 2004

Ariana Windle was one of 4 artists to exhibit in September 2004 but she died shortly before the exhibition date. However, her children hung some of her work alongside that of Lesley Williams, Lyn Anderson and Ben Drew.

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Artweeks Exhibition May 2004

  • BCA - 2019.2070
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  • May 2004

Among artists exhibition in Bampton were Ann Manly and her husband Dennis Harrison with their water colours, drawings by Christine Burgess, sculptures by Juliet Dyer.

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'Stone, Fire, Paper, Water' April 2003

  • BCA - 2019.2068
  • Item
  • April 2003

An exhibition with the title 'Stone, Fire, Paper, Water' was put on in the Gallery in April 2003 by four artists.Alec Peever - sculptures on slate - StoneRachel Higgins - animal sculptures - fireAnnie Wootton - papier-mâché - PaperJulia ...

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Ambition to make Arts fit for a city. March 7th 2003

  • BCA - 2019.2066
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  • March 7th 2003

After the merger of the nine region arts boards into one, Arts Council England has published its manifesto, 'Ambitions. In this article Penelope Marcus, a regional council member and on the boards of Oxford Inspires and Modern Art Oxford, lo...

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Kate Watkins' art on show February 2003

  • BCA - 2019.2065
  • Item
  • February 2003

Paintings by the Thames artist Kate Watkins were on show in the Gallery in Bampton through February 2003.Two other artists were also exhibiting along side Kate.Mrs Oldfield from Aston Clinton and Kate Watkins offering landscape oil paintingsDi Old...

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Happy days playing in the brook along Cheyne Lane

  • BCA - 2019.2063
  • Item
  • 2002

Two happy children with their dog playing in the Highmoor Brook off Cheyne Lane. Sadly the vegetation has encroached from both sides of the slipway making access to the water very narrow. Even more shocking is the owners of the land behind the c...

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Horse Fair seen outside the Wheat Sheaf Inn in Bridge Street

  • BCA - 2019.2061
  • Item
  • first half of twentieth century

This is a photograph of the Horse Fair taken outside the Wheat Sheaf Inn in Bridge Street. Note the man collecting the horse manure off the road which was prized in all vegetable gardens. Young boys used to collect it up and sell it for a few pe...

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A brief history of Sherbourne House on Bridge Street

  • BCA - 2019.2058
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  • 2012

As part of the exhibition on A History of Trade in Bampton, Mavis Newing kindly supplied this historical account of Sherbourne houses, 1 and 2 in Bridge Street

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Wedding day for Natasha Papworth

  • BCA - 2019.2056
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  • 2000

Wedding Day for Natasha Papworth, seen here with her parents Tom and Sylvia Papworth. They are standing in the doorway of their home, Emmies, the papershop which sadly closed for the last time in 2012. Tom tried hard to find a buyer to keep the ...

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Bampton Traditional Morris Men, outside The Talbot

  • BCA - 2019.2051
  • Item
  • about 1985

L-R Bill Daniels, Ray Borrett, Billy Main, Tony Daniels (started dancing in 1965), Martin Ferguson, David Rose dancing outside The Talbot under squire Francis Shergold

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George & Dragon & Quebec Cottage when you could see it

  • BCA - 2017.1097
  • Item
  • 1994

The George and Dragon while still a pub and Quebec Cottage when it wasn't hidden by trees. It's now almost impossible to see the cottage in the summer when the leaves are on the trees.

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Visiting Morris sides outside the George & Dragon

  • BCA - 2019.2053
  • Item
  • post 1994

Two visiting teams outside the George & Dragon; Eynsham are dancing and Abingdon Morris are waiting to dance. There are no signs outside the inn so it must be post 1994.

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Bampton Traditional Morris Men outside The Talbot

  • BCA - 2019.2052
  • Item
  • between 1986 and 1988

Reg Hall playing the fiddle for squire Francis Shergold's team The Bampton Traditional Morris Men outside the Talbot

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Bampton Traditional Morris Dancers outside the Talbot

  • BCA - 2019.2050
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  • c1986-1988

Bampton Traditional Morris Dancers under squire Francis Shergold, fool Terry Rouse outside The Talbot about 1982.Brother and sister Francis Shergold and Ruth Wheeler on the right looking down at the two little boys

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Two vicars' seats, one each side of the chancel

  • BCA - 2019.2048
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  • c1985

There used to be a vicar's seat each side of the chancel and just beyond them, an extra row of seats for the choir. Back in the early 1980s these to vicars' seats disappeared and the front row of seating in front of the linen-fold pews ...

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Roads & pathways at Oakwood Gate, built by Cala Homes are not finished

  • BCA - 2019.2038
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  • December 2018

By December 2018 there was growing anger and frustration at many aspects of the new area called Cala Homes also known as Oakwood Gate, along the north side of New Road which had not been finished or done to a good standard. Residents first moved ...

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3 artists exhibit in the Gallery, October 2002

  • BCA - 2019.2034
  • Item
  • October 2002

Work by three artist was exhibited in the Gallery in October 2002Terry Wigley - photographerGilly Whittington - potterChristopher Townsend -sculptor/artist

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A Mosaic for The Millennium by the Town Hall July 2002

  • BCA - 2019.2030
  • Item
  • July 2002

A Millennium Mosaic was unveiled in Bampton by the Town Hall by Tony Walker of WODC. The mosaic was created by Rosalind Wates and sculptor Alec Peever made a plaque to commemorate the occasion. Residents took part in the creation through a works...

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100 exhibits from woodcut to embroidery to paintings May 2002

  • BCA - 2019.2029
  • Item
  • May 2002

100 exhibits from woodcuts to embroidery to paintings in May 2002 in the Gallery in the Town Hall. Of particular note for the author of the newspaper articles were works byMargaret Charlton's embroideryJeremy R Jarvis's two large canvas...

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'Thinking Aloud' the work of 13 mature students March 2002

  • BCA - 2019.2028
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  • March 2002

An exhibition in the Gallery by 13 mature students studying at North Oxfordshire College, Banbury.Print sketches and photo etchings by Geoff Smithsculpture by Catherine Wardsculpture by Cherry Kingsculpture by Liz Smithand several more.

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Arts Groups in Line For £50k boost

  • BCA - 2019.2025
  • Item
  • January 2002

West Oxfordshire District Council hoped to give £50k for special art development schemes in West Oxfordshire. The Gallery in Bampton was to get £3,750. The spending had to be ratified by the full council in the budget process for the coming year....

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A Century in Pictures January 2002

  • BCA - 2019.2024
  • Item
  • January 2002

A very different type of exhibition in the Gallery in Bampton in January 2002 saw 100 boxes, each containing 100 pictures and a distinctive word or phrase from the year for people to brows through.Jimmy Symonds created this 'Words of The Cent...

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Exotic Artwork September 2001

  • BCA - 2019.2023
  • Item
  • September 2001

Three West Oxfordshire venues shared an autumn display of exotic art. In Bampton Gallery traditional cael girths and regalia from Rajasthan and Gujarat were on display from late September well into October.The cutting titled 'Brushing up on...

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Part of the international Ply-split braiding convention 2001

  • BCA - 2019.2021
  • Item
  • 2001

Ralph Norman, seen on the left, organised the exhibition, 'Expanding The Girths' as part of the first ever international ply-split braiding convention. Also in the picture are Linda Hendrickson and Peter Collingwood. Peter discovered t...

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Granary Studios of Stanford-in-The-Vale exhibit in Bampton Gallery March 2001

  • BCA - 2019.2019
  • Item
  • March 2001

Artists from The Granary Studio in Stanford-in-The-Vale were invited to exhibit in Bampton Gallery. There were paintings in water colours, acrylics, pastels and charcoal, sculptures in Papier-mâché , ceramics and mosaics. The cutting shows som...

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Annual Christmas Gift Fair December 2000

  • BCA - 2019.2016
  • Item
  • November 2000

Each year West Ox Arts mount a special Christmas Craft Fair in December. In 2000 the theme was The Twelve Days of Christmas. Work includedceramicstextileswoodpapier machejewellerybasketwaremosaicscalligraphycardspicture/photo framesand more ...

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Bampton Primary School win award for their mosaic 2000

  • BCA - 2019.2015
  • Item
  • 2000

Bampton Primary School children won an award for a mosaic which depicted Bampton. It contained Morris Dancers, the church and a tree to represent the millennium wood which was planted.In the photograph are Laura Kent, Jamie Norman and Camilla Day.

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Artist Nigel Plumb exhibits at The Gallery in July 2000

  • BCA - 2019.2014
  • Item
  • 2000

Artist Nigel Plumb held an exhibition in 2000 in the Art Gallery called Drawn to Dripped from July 9th.The majority of his works in the exhibition were created by dripping household gloss paint on to paper canvas with a stick.

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Textured Images by Richard Dack and Ann Norman

  • BCA - 2019.2006
  • Item
  • June 1999

June 1999West Ox Arts hosts an exhibition of the work of Richard Dack and Ann Norman.The article describes their very differing styles

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Arts Weeks, May 1999

  • BCA - 2019.2004
  • Item
  • May 1999

May 1999Arts Week. The Gallery in the Town Hall was used by the Oxford Arts Society because the room they had been using in the Westgate Library was no longer available to them.The picture shows some garden ceramics made by Maureen Wilsker.There w...

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Town Hall acts as an Art showcase November 1997

  • BCA - 2019.1998
  • Item
  • November 1997

West Oxfordshire Arts Association held its annual members' exhibition in November 1997 and it included the work of more than 50 of its members. In the pictures you can see Sally Proctor the gallery administrator and visitors Vera Allport and...

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December 1997 Members display works ideal as Christmas presents

  • BCA - 2019.1996
  • Item
  • December 1997

The Standard, December 30th 1997.The members of West Oxfordshire Arts Association are invited to display items that would make ideal Christmas presents each year through December.The pictures and articles are all by Suzanne Kelsey who lives in Che...

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Syndicate exhibition of West Oxfordshire Arts Association

  • BCA - 2019.1995
  • Item
  • 1980

In September, C1980, the West Oxfordshire Arts Ass. held a syndicate exhibition. Some of the members exhibiting includedSusan Carruthers, water colouristAnn Manly, water colouristCaroline Elkington, figure paintingLin Sproule, painterEvelyn Evans...

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Music and Dance day for Fiddles & Feet Nov 1997

  • BCA - 2019.1994
  • Item
  • November 1997

Fiddles and Feet have been going for several decades. Many children have learnt to play the violin and they've learnt many dances. The group is still going today, 2019.This little article was part of a much bigger item about the Arts Associ...

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Workshops organised by West Oxfordshire Art Association July 1997

  • BCA - 2019.1991
  • Item
  • July 1997

West Oxfordshire Arts Association organised three workshops.1. A stone carving day held in Pat Elmore's studio in Longcot2. A creative letter workshop with Gerry Glaister for youngsters aged 8-11 and a good grounding in calligraphy.3. Fiddles...

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Oxford Arts Society exhibit in Bampton Town Hall May 1997

  • BCA - 2019.1990
  • Item
  • May 1997

The Oxford Arts society exhibited in the Town Hall Gallery because their usual exhibition space in the Westgate Library was no longer available to them. Peter Ross, Norman Hayes, Annabelle Gregory, Neville Crowson and Rebecca Buck were some of th...

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Peter Ross wins the £500 prize donated by Burford Garden Centre April 1997

  • BCA - 2019.1989
  • Item
  • April 1997

In April 1997 Peter Ross was awarded first prize of £500 donated by Burford Garden Centre for his portrait of the poet W.H. Auden in the spring painting competition. Seen in one of the pictures are Ernest Rosengard the chairman of West Oxfordshir...

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Hands-on sculpture lesson in West Ox Arts Gallery April 1997

  • BCA - 2019.1988
  • Item
  • April 1997

Sculptor Pat Elmore's students held an exhibition in the West Ox Arts gallery and in the picture beginners Adrian Williams and Sally Proctor are seen trying their hand with Pat's guidance.The cutting is from the Faringdon Folly April 1997.

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Ann Manly & Dennis Harrison exhibition November 2000

  • BCA - 2019.1984
  • Item
  • Nov 5th to Nov 26th 2000

This is the flyer for an exhibition by Ann Manly and her husband Dennis Harrison in November 2000. All their paintings were done outside and part of the exhibition is Grand Canal, Venice by Dennis and the other part is Dordogne Vineyard, France b...

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Dawn and Tina Mansfield in fancy dress.

  • BCA - 2019.1976
  • Item
  • c1940

Dawn and Tina Mansfield in fancy dress having just passed the Elephant and Castle Inn. Note pre-decimalisation prices of the ice cream. 1d was 1 penny and 240 pennies made £1.

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Bush Club outing to have tea at Horace Holifield's in Ramsden in 1999.

  • BCA - 2019.1975
  • Item
  • 1999

Bush Club outing to have tea at Horace Holifield's in Ramsden in 1999.Horace did a huge amount for many charitable organisations and kitted out his home and garden to enable groups of about 40 to have a lunch or tea there and Horace would ent...

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Tea at Lavender Place Flats, 1997

  • BCA - 2019.1974
  • Item
  • 1997

Tea at Lavender Place Flats 1997. Left to right:- Daisy Gill, Laura Turnham, Joan(or real name Beryl) Smith and one other lady.Sadly, the flats are to be pulled down and all the residents have been told to find somewhere else to live. At this mom...

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Jack and Godfrey Horne in fancy dress in 1924

  • BCA - 2019.1972
  • Item
  • 1924

Jack and Godfrey Horne in fancy dress in 1924.Godfrey Horne was killed in action in France. He was in one of the Guards regiments in WWII

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Shirt Race outside The Lamb in the Market Square c1959

  • BCA - 2019.1971
  • Item
  • c1959

The contestants in the Shirt Race are at The Lamb Inn in the Market Square. This Inn was known locally as The Tree because there was a very large Ash tree in the garden.Notice the British Railways timetable on the wall. The Bampton and Brize Nor...

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Children in Fancy Dress

  • BCA - 2019.1966
  • Item
  • nineteen fifties

Pauline Weston and her sister dressed as the Bisto Kids in a fancy dress competition in the late 1950s

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