Anglo-Saxon Oxford with Christ Church Cathedral

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    Anglo-Saxon Oxford with Christ Church Cathedral

    • Date: 25th October 2018
    • Location: Christ Church Cathedral
    • Time: 10:00 - 15:00
    • Cost: £5 (plus Eventbrite booking fee)

    Two hour family workshop including Saxon storytelling and drama, discovering objects and Anglo-Saxon costume, brass rubbing and making brooches. Includes a family tour of the Cathedral and a FREE Anglo-Saxon city trail map to take away.

    Booking is essential and via Eventbrite.


    Workshop 1 10-12 (Please arrive at Tom gate by 9.45am)

    Workshop 2: 1-3pm (Please arrive at Tom Gate by 12.45pm)

    (available spaces: 20 children per workshop)

    What is happening?

    Join the Museum of Oxford and Christ Church Cathedral for a two hour family workshop on the Anglo Saxons. This exciting morning or afternoon out will include:

    • Saxon storytelling and drama

    • exploring objects and costumes

    • brass rubbing

    • making Anglo-Saxon brooches

    • family tour of the Cathedral

    There will also be a FREE Anglo-Saxon city trail (to include the Museum of Oxford's Micro-Museum) to take away and complete at your leisure.

    All money raised through this events goes towards the development of the new Museum of Oxford and Christ Church Cathedral.

    We know the cost of this ticket is more than the advertised price, however using this fantastic booking website comes at a cost. We are passing on the handling fee so that you have the choice to book in advance and avoid disappointment on the day.


    £5/child (children must be accompanied)

    Accompanying adults free (1 adult per family group due to space restrictions)

    Recommended for ages 4-11

    Please note that all participating children need to have a ticket.

    Tickets can either printed off or downloaded on to your mobile device. Please show at the main entrance to Christ Church on St Aldates for entry via Tom Gate.


    Please note that there will be a 10 minutes break mid-way through the workshop. You may bring a small snack for your child if you like.