Events

Events for 13th Apr 2017 - 20th Apr 2017

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  • Photo of someone dressed as the 'green man', a man with green skin and covered in leaves.
    Image copyright Sarah Hannant

    Exhibition - Mummers, Maypoles and Milkmaids: A journey through the ritual year

    • Date: 4th March 2017 - 22nd April 2017
    • Every day
    • Location: Gallery, Museum of Oxford
    • Time: 10:00 - 17:00
    • Cost: Free

    Museum open Monday to Saturday

    An exhibition of photographs by Sara Hannant featuring English customs and rituals throughout the year. From costumed processions to traditional dance and ceremonies, this exhibition is on loan from the Horniman Museum and Gardens, and marks the centenary of the death of Oxford antiquary Percy Manning.

    Part of a partnership with the Bodleian, Ashmolean and Pitt Rivers museum.

    Also featuring photographs of the Cowley Road Carnival since its inception.

  • A photographic portrait by Ian Wallman, a young man with a large, light brown beard stands against a dark backdrop wearing a tweed flat cap and navy blue coat

    Exhibition - Portraits by Ian Wallman

    • Date: 3rd April 2017 - 28th April 2017
    • Every day
    • Location: Gallery Corridor, Museum of Oxford
    • Time: 10:00 - 17:00
    • Cost: Free

    Museum open Monday to Saturday

    This exhibition showcases the portrait photography of Ian Wallman. The body of work is influenced by the long tradition of portraiture in fine art, it aims to explore how personality can be presented through a static image.

  • Family Activity - Mummers, Maypoles and Milkmaids

    • Date: 13th April 2017
    • Location: Gallery, Museum of Oxford
    • Time: 10:30 - 15:30
    • Cost: Free

    Drop-in family activity days

    Visit our new temporary exhibition about English customs and traditions throughout the year. Make your own Green Man mask or Morris Man’s hat at our family craft trolley. You can also find out more about local traditions surrounding the celebration of May Day in Oxford.

  • Drawing of the old Bonn coat of arms. A shield shape with a black and white cross covering the top half, and a red lion on a dark blue background at the bottom section.

    Family Gallery Trail - Symbols of the City

    • Date: 31st March 2017 - 27th May 2017
    • Every day
    • Location: Gift Shop, Museum of Oxford
    • Time: 10:00 - 16:30
    • Cost: Free

    Themed activity sheet which guides families around the Town Hall

    Help us celebrate 70 years of Oxford’s twinning with Bonn by following this self-guided family trail in the Town Hall.  Discover symbols of our city, where and why they are used.

    Trails freely available from the Gift Shop.

  • Oxford Uncovered Family Trail

    • Date: 7th January 2016 - 31st January 2020
    • Every day
    • Location: Gift Shop, Museum of Oxford
    • Time: 10:00 - 16:30
    • Cost: Free

    Meet the people who lived on our doorstep with this family trail around the Explore Oxford galleries. Suitable for all the family to do together.

    Available 10am to 4.30pm. Monday to Saturday. Museum of Oxford is closed on Sundays and Bank Holidays. 

    Trail FREE from the Museum Gift Shop.