Events

Events for 27th Mar 2017 - 2nd 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.

  • Derek stands inside a conservatory surrounded by easels displaying some of his paintings

    Exhibition - Paintings of the English Countryside by Derek Cooke

    • Date: 1st March 2017 - 31st March 2017
    • Every day
    • Location: Gallery Corridor, Museum of Oxford
    • Time: 10:00 - 17:00
    • Cost: Free

    Museum open Monday to Saturday

    Derek paints in oils, watercolours and pastels. He obtained his style by studying part time at the English Royal Academy at the West of England and also at Bath College. He has had many exhibitions over the years in places such as Malmsbury, Burford and Chipping Sodbury and also as part of a group exhibition at the Bristol Museum.

    All proceeds from the sales of these paintings are being donated by Derek to the Museum of Oxford Friends.

  • Canal watering can

    Family Gallery Trail - Canal Trail

    • Date: 7th January 2017 - 31st March 2017
    • Every day
    • Location: Gift Shop, Museum of Oxford
    • Time: 10:00 - 16:30
    • Cost: Free

    Activity sheet to guide families around the Museum

    Find out about the history of Oxford’s canal through our objects in the Explore Oxford Gallery.

  • 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.

  • Oxford Schools ParAbility Day

    • Date: 28th March 2017
    • Location: Leys Pools and Leisure Centre Pegasus Road, Blackbird Leys
    • Time: 10:00 - 14:00
    • Cost: Free

    Open to all 8-18 year olds from city schools with any type of Special Educational Needs (SEN).

    Four sports sessions available on the day – netball, cricket, athletics and fencing. All are indoors with fully qualified coaches experienced in working with SEN youngsters. All equipment provided. Young people will have the opportunity to try each of the activities for a 40 minute session.

    The event is free of charge.

    This is a schools event by invitation only and not open to the public.