Events on 23rd Oct 2018

Events for 23rd Oct 2018

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  • A photo of St Frideswide grave stone

    Anglo-Saxon family trail

    • Date: 6th October 2018 - 30th November 2018
    • Every day
    • Location: Gallery, Museum of Oxford
    • Time: 10:00 - 16:30
    • Cost: FREE

    Start at the Micro-Museum and follow the trail to Oxford Castle to discover Anglo-Saxon Oxford!

    Available from the Gallery and the Gift Shop.

    Please note that this trail is aimed at family groups. It will also be unavailable when the Gallery is closed.

  • a magnifying glass with micro museum written on it. In he glass part is a ship, the empire windrush.

    Micro-Museum

    • Date: 6th October 2018 - 23rd March 2019
    • Every day
    • Location: Gallery, Museum of Oxford
    • Time: 10:00 - 17:00
    • Cost: FREE

    While the Museum of Oxford’s galleries are undergoing a major re-development, visit our small but perfectly formed ‘Micro-Museum’! The only gallery dedicated to the history of the City, this temporary exhibition in the Town Hall Gallery holds as many of our objects as we could fit in and also includes a community created display that will change throughout the year, featuring the Windrush Years - Next Generations until 23 March 2019.

    Please note, the Micro-Museum is not open on Sundays.

  • Line drawing of the ship, Empire Windrush

    The Windrush Years - Next Generations

    • Date: 6th October 2018 - 23rd March 2019
    • Every day
    • Location: Gallery, Museum of Oxford
    • Time: 10:00 - 17:00
    • Cost: FREE

    Visit our first community exhibition in the Micro-Museum. See our Caribbean living room exhibition and find out about the experiences of the Windrush with the voices of local people and costumes from BK LUWO. Created in partnership with ACHKI (Afrikan Caribbean Kultural Heritage Initiative) and BK LUWO.

    This exhibition will be available Mondays to Saturdays.

    Key facts about the HMT Empire Windrush:

    • British troopship anchored at Tilbury Docks in Essex on 21 June 1948
    • It was 500ft and 3inches long
    • On 21 June 1948, the Empire Windrush carried 1,027 passengers
    • More than half on board stated their last country of residence was Jamaica