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Oxfam volunteers

Changing the perceptions of volunteering

In this guest blog, Huffington Post blogger Liam Beattie describes the benefits of volunteering for Oxfam. You can follow him on Twitter here: @Liam_Beattie. This year, 1-7 June saw the...

Campaigners at Glastonbury

Today we're handing in 50,000 Love Syria signatures

On 9 October, a 50,000-strong petition will be handed in to the UK government -- with signatures from festival goers from across the country asking for more aid to Syria, and for government to push...

Show your Love for Syria at Ramsbottom Festival

The festival season is winding down- but Ramsbottom Festival is fast approaching and we need your help to make it extra special for Syria: find out here from our Kristie Thacker how.  ...

Join our Poverty Busting team in the North in 2013

Would you like to become the Activism Assistant and join our poverty busting team? This fantastic role involves recruiting, training and supporting volunteers to join our campaigning...

Oxjam logo

Oxjam 2012

This week sees the launch of Oxfam's month long music festival Oxjam! It all kicks off with Lucy Rose, Graham Coxon, Hot Chip DJ's and Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs all in an Oxfam Shop...

Get ready for real magic at the Alderley Edge Community Book Festival

Poet and playwright Jackie Kay, best selling novelist Erica James and teen author Melvin Burgess will provide some of the highlights at the Alderley Edge Community Book Festival, Saturday...

Calling festival lovers everywhere

Oxfam has had a fantastic summer campaigning at the biggest and best festivals, including some fantastic boutique festivals. And even though it's only August some music journo types are...

A lovely Latitude festival goer shares an e-book to inspire families to (re)discover food

Food Power in the news

Over the summer we're asking festival goers across the UK to share their Food Power ideas - ways to eat, shop and grow our way to a fairer food future. Check out some of the stories and...

Clare was one of a brilliant Latitude team of campaigners

Latitude Festival Campaigning

Clare Linton, one of the Festival Campaigns team, shares her thoughts on her week in a field talking about Food Power with Latitude Festival goers last month... ...

Womad Festival Campaigning

Joella, one of our wonderful Festival Campaign volunteers, writes about her experience talking to WOMADers about what Food Power means to them at WOMAD Festival last month. ...

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