Lunchboox Evaluation Report 2016-17: Hot off the Press!

The 2016-17 evaluation for Lunchboox is now available! click here  

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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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Bookfeast Schools Festival 2018

The 2018 Bookfeast Schools Festival took place in May at St Hugh’s College, Oxford.  Over 1600 Oxfordshire primary school children attended eighteen inspirational events with top authors and illustrators over three action-packed days. For a full write-up about the 2018 Festival

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Lunchboox Evaluation Report 2015-16 – Hot off the Press!

The 2015-16 evaluation for Lunchboox is now available! click here  

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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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Bookfeast Festival 2015 Competition Winners

Bookfeast Creative Writing Competition 2015 Prizes kindly supplied by: The challenge was to conjure a powerful, memorable setting for a story in no more than 100 words. There were just under 400 entries and the winners were: Years 3 and

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Winter Memories, a poem

The following is a poem by Dinah, Margaret, Joan, Doreen, Lily, Constance, Chris and Betty (Helen and Roger) from one of our Teaboox groups: Winter Memories Wool on wool on wool. Mittens made from my father’s socks; holes cut out

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