Events for 14th Aug 2017 - 20th Aug 2017

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  • Photograph of a group of children in the Museum with backpacks on.

    Backpack Mondays: Journeys around Oxford

    • Date: 24th July 2017 - 21st August 2017
    • Every week
    • Location: Gift Shop, Museum of Oxford
    • Time: 10:00 - 17:00
    • Cost: FREE

    Pick up your backpack and start your journey around the Explore Oxford galleries. Find out about how people travelled in and around Oxford from Anglo Saxon times, through the Civil War to the present day! Backpacks available from the Gift Shop – ask a volunteer for assistance

  • Journeys to Oxford on a banner surrounding a globe.

    Exhibition - Journeys to Oxford

    • Date: 12th June 2017 - 4th November 2017
    • Every day
    • Location: Gallery, Museum of Oxford
    • Time: 10:00 - 17:00
    • Cost: FREE

    A community exhibition celebrating the vibrant contributions made to the cultural life of Oxford by those who have travelled to the city to live, work, visit and study. Featuring photographs, objects, textiles, art, creative writing, sculpture, oral history and archival materials created and chosen by Oxford’s communities, this exhibition is an inspiring insight into the journeys made to Oxford by people from all over the world. The project has included partnerships with the Migration Museum Project, Oxford Hindu Temple Project, Refugee Resource, Oxford Polish Society, BKLUWO, Cowley Road Carnival, and Bayards Hill Primary School.

    Please note that we are not open on Sundays. 

  • St Frideswide Grave slab

    Family Gallery Trail - Kings, Queens and Oxford

    • Date: 22nd July 2017 - 30th September 2017
    • Every day
    • Location: Gift Shop, Museum of Oxford
    • Time: 10:00 - 17:00
    • Cost: FREE

    Since the time of St. Frideswide, an Anglo-Saxon princess, Oxford has been connected to Royalty. Visit the museum and Town Hall building to find out more about Oxford’s royal connections.

  • 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.

  • Anything but a BAT

    • Date: 16th August 2017
    • Location: Rose Hill Community Centre
    • Time: 10:00 - 14:00
    • Cost: FREE activity

    Table tennis as you have never seen it before - no bats allowed! Bring along anything you think you can play with. Fun for the whole family.

    Open to all ages and abilities. We will provide the tables and balls you bring whatever you think you can safely play with, a book, a phone, a frying pan or anything else you think you can hit a ping pong ball with!

    Challenge everyone who turns up or take on the mighty Ping!bot who can fire balls at all angles and speeds. How many will you return in one minute?

    Prizes for the best performance against the Ping!bot and the most original non-bat.

    No need to book or register in advance, just turn up and get involved in the fun.