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Dancing Shoes (and Hats) research by Judeth Saunders

Oxfordshire is at the centre of the area in which Cotswold Morris is danced. When asked to research the Morris in relation to our project, the first thing I realised was that hats and shoes are not necessarily the essential … Continue reading

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Fame and hats

Jess found out some interesting facts about Cardinal Wolsey’s hat, which is in the library at Christ Church College.  The provenance of the object can be traced right back to 1710 when it was discovered in the Great Wardrobe, which … Continue reading

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The Exciting Meeting!

It has been a week of meetings.  Don’t worry this blog post won’t read like minutes.  There are a few things that might interest you.  In fact one of the meetings was actually very exciting!  Jess and I met with … Continue reading

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Poetic hats and shoes

Inspired by the theme of this project Penny Boxall wrote this wonderful poem.  I hope we hear more from her through the course of the project.   Unpacking my Grandfather by Penny Boxall The jackets – all but his best … Continue reading

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Objectives and Magic

This project is busting at the seams with ideas and everyone I talk to has something new and exciting to add.  It’s fantastic that there is so much support and enthusiasm.  But this wild beast needs taming, or we risk … Continue reading

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Welcome to Hats and Shoes in Oxfordshire Blog!

Thank you for visiting our blog.  We will be updating you on things we discover and our progress throughout the project.  Please respond and let us know any ideas you have.

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