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Turn Memories into Poetry! Headington Library, October 6th

As part of the national Age of Creativity Festival, Bookfeast is hosting a creative reminiscence session for the over 60s at Headington Library on October 6th at 2pm. Everyone over 60 is invited to come along and share memories of

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TeaBooks Poets on the Web!

One of our more creative groups at Oxford Options Health and Wellbeing Centre use their sessions to reminisce around a theme, and talented group leader Roger compiles their memories into moving and original poems. Roger has now created a website

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Through the Gate – at St Hugh’s College

Through the Gate poster (2)   Over 120 local pupils from nine schools have taken part in the Through the Gate competition, entering poems, drawings, stories, paintings, cartoons and even a piece of embroidery! This competition was for schools that

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Latest TeaBooks Evaluation Hot off the Press!

The 2015-16 evaluation for TeaBooks is now available to read here, and it shows just what a fantastic impact the project is having on the lives of older people in Oxfordshire! With research proving that loneliness can lead to depression and

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Lunchboox Reads and Activities

This autumn term’s top reads at our Lunchboox Clubs have included Pamela Butchart’s Attack of the Demon Dinner Ladies, Chris Callaghan’s The Great Chocoplot, Tom McLaughlin’s The Accidental Secret Agent and Gary Northfield’s Julius Zebra: Rumble with the Romans. Activities at the clubs included

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