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The cafe is back

Our popular Saturday morning cafe is running again

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Jericho Pantry

The main purpose of the Pantry is to make food that would otherwise be thrown away accessible to people who live locally who can make use of it.

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Life drawing classes

Explore your creativity -- all levels welcome. 

Local artist Mike England holds life drawing classes at the community centre.

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Fair days for the Jericho Festival

Off to a harmonious start withe Jericho Singers outside the Bookbinders.

Weekend activities dodge the downpours

Posted - June 12, 2023

The Street Fair, on Saturday June 10, was smoothly organized by JCA chair Charlotte Christie - unflappable as ever (or at least never seen flapping).

Our thanks to all the volunteers and our local councillors who helped direct traffic as the stallholder vehicles converged on Canal Street. They then operated the community stall and the cafe, and helped prevent children flying out of the bouncy castle. Also thanks to local businesses for their generous raffle prizes.

Josh at the Bookbinders provided an appetizing array of food, beer and music -- which complemented the Street Fair's Caribbean and Thai cuisine, including a welcome first appearance of the Giggling Squid.

The weekend had started with an excellent concert at the Church on Friday evening, followed by the Street Fair on Saturday and Run Jericho and a special Church service on Sunday.

Oxford City Morris Men, who practice inside the Community Centre, get a chance to dance outside

This year we had 36 stall holders, offering everything from olive oil to tattoos to vinyl discs, plus the first appearance of a new literary magazine - Jericho Wawa

The Bookbinders does a roaring trade, as do the Harcourt Arms and the Rickety Press.

Lara Fairy Love of  Jericho Communtiy Boatyard entertains children with spectacular bubbles

Our local police officers  chat to residents and display their smart new van

Richard and Bee Hillier selling raffle tickets on the JCA stall

Thanks to all our local businesses who provided prizes and to our heroic raffle organizer George Taylor

Cripley Meadow Allotment Association provides a welcome show of  greenery and inexpensive plants.

Jericho's Alive and Kicking over 50-s group sells bric-a-brac at their stall while recruiting new members

Judith Condor-Vidal from Fairtrade Oxford sells a hat to another happy customer

Alternative, and quieter, musicon the Cardigan Street stage in the form of classic jazz from Caroline Watsham and Nick Gill.

The National Film and Television School were filming a documentary following Sasi's Thai restaurant and their staff

The Holy Fools, with Jason Neil on bass -- fresh from his stint on the bouncy castle.

Michelle and young helper selling t-shirts and gathering sponsorships for the next day's Run Jericho.

The 10K runners returning along the canal to the school on Sunday morning.

Other pictures from the Fair can be seen in this Oxford Mail report