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Shepherd & Woodward


e at Shepherd & Woodward are the largest supplier of Academic Gowns and Robes to Oxford University, having been supplying Oxford undergraduates and post graduates for over 150 years.

Every student, Fellow, Tutor and Don, in Oxford, knows that our knowledge of Academic regalia has no comparison, and our unique experience ensures that every detail can be guaranteed as correct.

The vast majority of our Academic wear is made in our own work rooms in Oxford, and Gowns requiring embroidery are done in our own embroidery work shop also here in Oxford.

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Monday, September 05, 2016

An Old Wives Tale ? about Academic Headwear

We have supplied Oxford University with Academic Gowns and accessories for over 150 years , so we like to think we know what we are talking about!  ..

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Friday, July 01, 2016

The Olympic Summer SALE, starts 5th July

On your marks, set , GO to the Shepherd & Woodward  Olympic Summer SALE . ..

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Friday, April 22, 2016

Inspector Morse ? Sound a like ?

Listen out on Jack FM for our "tongue in cheek" Inspector Morse sound a like advert !  ..

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