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Highlights of

OXFORD CLEAN SLATE WEEK

November 29 - December 5

 

Monday 29 November

Fox FM broadcast news items about Clean Slate Week throughout the day.

Edward Feild Primary School in Kidlington held a school assembly and had a ceremonial burning of pieces of paper on which children and staff had written the things they wanted to leave behind in the old millennium. This was reported in The Oxford Mail on Dec 3rd.

Edward Peters addressed the Oxford City Rotary Club about the campaign.

The Oxford Channel broadcast street interviews with Oxfordshire residents about what they want to do to clean their slates.


Thursday 2 December

Leaflets were handed out in Bonn Square throughout the day, and there was considerable interest from passers by.

The Lord Mayor of Oxford held a tea party in her Town Hall parlour for the 12 winners of the schools competition. This was reported on The Oxford Channel.


Friday 3 December

The Oxford Mail carried a report on the symbolic burning by school children of things they wanted to leave behind in the old millennium.

BBC Radio Thames Valley interviewed one of the winners of the schools competition, Sabrina Cardoso of Frideswide School.

Children from Edward Feild Primary School in Kidlington presented highlights of their work with the clean slate theme, at a public meeting for parents and other guests. It was a powerful presentation of music, art and poetry. Local MP Evan Harris spoke.


Saturday 4 December

A millennium exhibition at St Albans Church, Charles Street, included the Clean Slate Campaign. (This exhibition will be open from 2-4pm every Saturday and Sunday until 19 December.)


Sunday 5 December

Several churches marked the Clean Slate theme in special ways.

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