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Punting

Chris managed to borrow some punts from Hilda’s and Jude chipped in with her canoe, so the group got together and went up the Cherwell, where we picnicked on a meadow just below the weir.

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Durham concert

We had a rehearsal in the morning and then ate lunch sitting on the lawn outside the music faculty building, with the magnificent Durham cathedral as a backdrop. The concert kicked off at 1.30pm, with the Durham group performing first. … Continue reading

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OGS goes North

As part of a Gathering of Northern Gamelans festival, OGS went up to Durham and Gateshead for a weekend. Some of us made their own way there or back, but the larger part of the group travelled in a rented … Continue reading

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St Anne’s gig

On Wednesday 18 May, the gamelan performed at St Anne’s college. It was drizzling when we set up, but we chose to play in the quad under a large tree instead of hidden away in a lecture theatre, and it … Continue reading

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Bate Collection 40th anniversary performance

On Saturday March 12th OGS performed as part of a concert to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Bate Collection. Feedback: Congratulations on the very successful evening. I thought it demonstrated the aims and benefits of the collection not only … Continue reading

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Warnborough Rd klenengan

The Harberds were minding Isabel’s pelog gamelan and invited the group over for a Saturday night klenengan.

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Hélène La Rue scholarship fund concert

On 24th February 2011, at St Cross College, Oxford Gamelan Society performed a fund-raising concert for the Hélène La Rue scholarship fund.

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Rotary club fundraiser – Jacqueline du Pré building

On Saturday 19th February, Oxford Gamelan Society performed, with guest dance Ni Madé Pujawati, as part of a Rotary Club gala fundraiser for Polio elimination and other international development projects, in the Jacqueline du Pré building in St Hilda’s college.

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