Events for 1st Oct 2018 - 31st Oct 2018

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  • UK Older People's Day 2018

    UK Older People's Day 2018

    • Date: 1st October 2018
    • Location: Oxford Town Hall
    • Time: 10:00 - 3:00
    • Cost: Free

    The Oxford 50+ Network and Oxford City Council will be hosting the 8th annual UK Older People's Day at Oxford Town Hall on Monday 1 October 2018.

    We invite you to take part in a fantastic and FREE day out at the Town Hall, Oxford!

    Come and visit the Main Hall, Assembly Room or the Old Library where you may:

    • find a new interest, learn a new skill or become a volunteer
    • join Folk Dancing is Fun, Primetime Acrobatics, Creative Dance or have your fitness tested
    • listen to informative talks by DeafDirect, Oxford Hard of Hearing Club and the 'Oxford Playhouse - Turning 80' talk by Paddy Chatterton
    • speak to terrific people who may help if you need advice or information
    • find out more about the many groups, organisations and activities just for you
    • and so much more!

    Refreshments will be available throughout the day.

    Should you wish to book assisted transport please telephone 01865 767618 and leave a contact number.


  • Gloucester Green Market - general market

    • Date: 21st October 2015 - 31st December 2025
    • Every week
    • Location: Gloucester Green
    • Time: 09:00 - 16:00
    • Cost: Free

    Gloucester Green Market - general market

    The market at Gloucester Green is a traditional and vibrant open air market offering a wide range of goods on different days.

    The market operates every Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday. Visit the LSD Promotions website for more information.

    • Wednesdays - General market, all types of traders welcome
    • Thursdays - Antique, Vintage, Art & Craft
    • Saturdays - Funky Food, Crafty Craft, all things Vintage & Arty
  • 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.


    • 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