Oxfam Lincoln to celebrate charity’s 75th birthday

Oxfam are looking for Lincoln residents to help celebrate the charity’s 75th birthday this Thursday.

The event, which will see attendees create a giant green Oxfam logo in Cornhill Square, will start at approximately 11am. Photo: Oxfam Lincoln Bookshop/Facebook.

The event, which will see attendees create a giant green Oxfam logo in Cornhill Square, will start at approximately 11am, with guests encouraged to arrive at the Oxfam Bookshop  at 10:30am wearing green.

The celebrations also include a bake sale and 75p sales at both the Oxfam Bookshop and Oxfam High Street stores, alongside musical performances from Sarah Hughes Peter K Rollings, and Belle and the Woodland Sounds.

Lincoln’s town crier Karen Crow will also be in attendance, and will cry Oxfam’s birthday at midday.

Thursday’s event aims to ‘celebrate [Oxfam’s] achievements with a display of support’, with the charity’s most recent work taking place in Mexico after an earthquake on September 19, and in Yemen and its ongoing cholera crisis.

For those interested in taking part, more information about the Giant Logo event can be found on the official Facebook page.

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