Are you ready for Friday’s Oxjam in Leadenhall Market?

It’s almost here and we’re so excited!! Thank you to everyone has been involved so far and all of you coming down to help out on the day.

Don’t forget to invite all your friends on our Facebook page!!

The line-up for the FREE Oxjam Leadenhall Market 2010 on Friday 22 October can’t get any better. We’re proud to present some of the best up-and-coming bands in the South East:

The Roolettes | The Weller Collective | Senor Al and the JJs | Country Dirt | Amoriste | Phil Burdett Band | The Obscuritones | Heat Treatment | WIMM | Jonathan Glew Band | Bob Collum | Dean Johnson | Joanna Weston | Ross and the Wrongens | Squire and the Jackams | Cavilry | Dirty Flags | Tina Mali | Eskimo Dolls | Georgee and Dennis | Phil Burdett | Tom Burgess | Elena Conchitas, and some very special guests…

The main stage kicks of at 12pm and the rock and acoustic stages start after 6pm.

A sneaky peak at our very special guests

We’ve been really lucky to secure a fantastic compere in the form of Essex’s Andy Poole. We’re really excited to have someone with such perfect comic timing, stage presence and more than a few surprises up his sleeve!!

We also have a sexy surprise in the form of Bettsie and co. from the London Academy of Burlesque. If you want to have a go yourself, check out their website: www.londonacademyofburlesque.co.uk

More than music

We’ll also have a compilation CD on sale on the day, so you can take a piece of the Oxjam vibe away with you. There’ll also been food, Oxjam cocktails and some fantastic prizes to be won! The kind businesses of Leadenhall Market have given some money-can’t-buy prizes – come and find the Tombola stand!!

And don’t forget, all the money raised on the night goes straight to Oxfam’s fantastic causes.

It doesn’t stop on Friday

Oxjam keeps going throughout the weekend! You have the option of four fabulous events in London… Oxjam Kilburn,  Oxjam Kingston, Oxjam Brick Lane Takeover,  Oxjam Brixton Takeover – jam-packed with local musical talent, all in the name of Oxfam.

Support Oxjam Leadenhall Market

To all of you helping out on the day, don’t forget we’ve got Orange Rock Corps on board. So help us for four hours and get a free gig ticket of your choice!

For those of you keen to donate early or can’t make the event, you can donate here.

Maybe these events aren’t your cup of tea, or you’re unable to make a donation.  You can still help us. Forward this email to some like-minded friends and help to spread the word about Oxjam and the work we do. You can join us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.

See you on Friday!

The Team | Oxjam Leadenhall Market | London

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Oxjam update – Did someone say only three weeks to go?

Well Oxjamers, the time is getting closer and it’s all hands on deck. But all that aside, we’ve raised lots of money and been given some fantastic prizes for our raffle… so thank you to everyone for your efforts!

It’s also been an exciting time for the national launch – from The Charlatans on Monday and Four Tet tonight. Oxjam’s really made its mark this year!

Full lineup released

The full lineup for the FREE Oxjam Leadenhall Market 2010 on Friday 22 October has now been announced. Check out the blog for more info and videos of the bands.

We’re proud to present some of the best up-and-coming bands in the South East:

The Roolettes | The Weller Collective | Senor Al and the JJs | Country Dirt | Amoriste | Phil Burdett Band | The Obscuritones | Heat Treatment | WIMM | Jonathan Glew Band | Bob Collum | Dean Johnson | Joanna Weston | Ross and the Wrongens | Squire and the Jackams | Zen Motel | Cavilry | Dirty Flags | Tina Mali | Eskimo Dolls | Georgee and Dennis | Phil Burdett | Tom Burgess | Elena Conchitas | Dj El Conchitas | Dj Craig Fury | and some very special guests…

More Oxjam events in your area!

There’s a month full of events in London, Cambridge and Essex just for you – check out the other events page!

BIG BUSK

A massive well done and thank you to everyone that came along to the BIG BUSK at Leadenhall Market on 18 September – over £350 was raised! Check out our fantastic video of what we did and what makes Oxjam Leadenhall Market so great

Check out the video of the event:

Support Oxjam Leadenhall Market

We need loads of helpers on the day. Email Claire at oxjamleadenhall@googlemail.com if you want to get involved. We’ve also got Orange Rock Corps on board. So help us for four hours and get a free gig ticket of your choice!

For those of you keen to donate early or can’t make the event, you can donate here.

Maybe these events aren’t your cup of tea, or you’re unable to make a donation.  You can still help us.  Forward this email to some like-minded friends and help to spread the word about Oxjam and the work we do. You can join us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.

See you on the 22 October!

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Orange Rock Corps

Be part of something great and get a gig ticket of your choice with Orange Rock Corps! Come and get fully stuck in with what is set to be one of the hottest dates in the Oxfam Calendar! Your help is needed in making a buzz around the event, encouraging members of the city of London to enjoy the bands, games, food etc. Meet new friends etc. 

Visit the Orange Rock Corps website for more details: http://www.orangerockcorps.co.uk/

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The Takeover: see for yourself what to expect

We took advantage of London’s Open House weekend to host a Buskathon in Leadenhall Market… a chance to raise money for Oxjam and give a scaled down, acoustic taster of what is to come on 22 October.

Thanks to Amoriste, Joanna Weston, Phil Burdett, Marianne Hyatt and the human jukebox Mike Thompson for a day of musical entertainment.

Oh, and we made a video to explain why the Takeover is so great, give a taste of the live talents of some of our bands, and show off our fantastic team. Give it a watch. Then check out the oxjamleadenhall You Tube channel for more from the bands that will be taking over Leadenhall in just a month.

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Experience Leadenhall Market on a Saturday – with entertainment from Oxjam!

On Saturday 18th London, Leadenhall Market will be part of Open House London – the capital’s greatest architectural showcase. And Oxjam has organised a superb day of musical entertainment!

The Open House initiative is a simple but powerful concept: hundreds of great buildings of all types and periods open up their doors to all, completely for FREE. It is a truly city-wide celebration of the buildings, places and neighbourhoods where we live, work and play, and is your opportunity to get out and get under the skin of London’s amazing architecture.

Leadenhall’s shops, bars and restaurants are usually only open on week days, so this is a unique opportunity to experience one of London’s oldest markets outside of the weekday bustle of the City – and to support a good cause!

The Oxjam team will be enhancing the atmosphere with musical entertainment from 11am – 6pm. Come and say hello and find out more about the main event on October 22nd!

The unique architecture of Leadenhall Market

The architecture of Leadenhall Market

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We’ve released some of the line up

Check out the sneaky peek page to find out who will be busking with us next week and featuring at the main event…

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