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Generous public response to crises puts Oxfam back in the black

Generous public response to crises puts Oxfam back in the black

The public's willingness to dig deep in their pockets to help the victims of humanitarian crises during 2013-14 enabled Oxfam to recover from a fall in income and help almost 6 million people...

Oxfam reaction to Government Lobbying Bill amendments

Responding to the Government's proposed amendments to the Lobbying Bill, Mark Goldring, Oxfam Chief Executive, said:   ...

Oxfam bookshops report boost in sales as they prepare for Christmas shopping season

Oxfam's celebrity supporters celebrate the bookshops' success by revealing which book they would choose as their 'Christmas gift to the nation'   Oxfam bookshop...

T.S. Eliot’s The Waste Land

Rare copy of T.S. Eliot’s The Waste Land among Oxfam finds to go under the hammer

First UK edition of Eliot's famous poem expected to fetch up to £3,000 at auction A rare first UK edition of The Waste Land, by T. S. Eliot will be auctioned on 25 June at Bonhams after...

Christmas trading could be a slow burner for charity shops, says Oxfam

Despite a slow start, new research from Oxfam says that the number of people considering buying their Christmas gifts from a charity shop is up by over a third compared to those that did last year. ...

The aMAZEme book maze at London's Southbank Centre

Artists create giant book maze from Oxfam's donated books

A vast labyrinth of 250,000 books, entitled aMAZEme, has been installed on The Clore Ballroom in the Royal Festival Hall, London between 31 July - 25 August, as part of Southbank Centre's...

Dan Brown and Stieg Larsson top Oxfam second hand book chart

Bestselling author Dan Brown has topped Oxfam's 'most donated' list for the fourth year in a row. Thriller and crime writers dominate the annual list from the charity's secondhand...

First edition of Samuel Beckett’s Murphy sells for £12,000 at Oxfam’s book auction

A rare first edition of Samuel Beckett's Murphy has sold for a massive £12,000, doubling its estimate and raising vital funds for Oxfam at the charity's annual Bonhams book auction. Murphy...

Stephen Fry and Ruby Wax launch Oxfam’s biggest ever call for book donations with a Great British tea party

King and Queen of comedy, Stephen Fry and Ruby Wax, celebrated the launch of Oxfam's biggest ever call for book donations with a Great British tea party at Hay Festival today. With book donations...

Oxfam launches its first ever online weddings auction

As we approach the anniversary of the Royal Wedding, Oxfam is preparing to launch a fantastic online weddings auction, offering future brides and grooms the chance to bid on exclusive items for a...

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