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This is the blog for the Oxfam book shop on Low Petergate in York. We are a charity and the blog exists to promote the shop within the local community.

Owner: OxfamPetergate

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Language: English

Tags: Oxfam, Charity, Books

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Latest Blog Posts for Oxfam Books, Petergate York

  • Stand As One
    on Jul 28, 2016 in 2016 Oxfam Itself
    Stand As One Oxfam’s new campaign asks the public to Stand As One with people forced to flee their homes Since 2011, more than 65 million people have been forced to flee their homes due to terrifying conflict and violence, and millions more by...
  • GIFT AID- Tag Your Bag
    on Jun 15, 2016 in Books, Books, Books Oxfam Itself
    Donating things to Oxfam is a great way to fight poverty, be it from your unwanted books to unwanted sheet music. But I bet what many of you didn’t know is that by doing one simple thing to your donations you could raise 25% more money for Oxfa...
  • INSTORE SPOTLIGHT- Fairtrade FoodBrowsing books can be a serious undertaking. Many often get lost gazing over our wide selection of books, both fiction and non-fiction. Naturally, once one resurfaces from their book hunting state, they are often hungry. But luckily our Petergate sto...
  • ONLINE BOOK OF THE WEK- Jugoslav ScenesAnyone born before the 21st century will most likely remember the country of Yugoslavia. Occupying a large proportion of Eastern Europe, it was once made up of Croatians, Serbians and Slovenians, and featured the countries we now know as Croatia, Mon...
  • You may have heard of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, but perhaps you didn’t know that Yorkshire has its very own “Great Yorkshire Fringe Festival”, filled with comics, acts and entertainment from the 15 July-August 1st. Of course o...
  • INSTORE SPOTLIGHT- Sheet MusicIf you caught one of our more recent posts about our instore stamp collection then you will know that here at Petergate we don’t just stock books. As well as a great collectible stamps for sale we also have a wealth of sheet music to offer fro...
  • ONLINE BOOK OF THE WEEK- CHALET SCHOOLSOk, so this week’s “online book of the week” isn’t actually just one book, but a series of highly collectable items. A series of 62 books in total, Elinor Brent-Dyer’s “The Chalet Schools” is extremely popula...
  • NATIONAL VOLUNTEERS WEEK
    on Jun 3, 2016 in Books, Books, Books Oxfam Itself
    This years “National Volunteers Week” has had to be extended from the usual seven days, with this years event running from the 1st to the 12th of June. Honouring all our wonderful volunteers within our own Petergate store, and within all...
  • CASTLE HOWARD’S FLOWER FESTIVAL
    on Jun 1, 2016 in 2016 Books, Books, Books
    The sun has been peeping out of the clouds of late, we’ve been gaining more and more gardening books within our Petergate shop, and the stereotypical English man is topless and wearing shorts at the mere mention of 18 degrees. Here in York we a...
  • INSTORE SPOTLIGHT- Gender Studies  One of our growing sections within our Petergate store has to be our Gender Studies section. Only a small shelf, over the coming months it has really grown into itself, and we’ve had some fascinating donations.Whether you are a huge Glor...
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