Special Events

Folklore and storytelling

AfterHours: Folklore & Storytelling

Thursday 4 December, 18.30 – 21.30

An evening packed with stories and folklore. Special guest performance form folk singer Jackie Oates.

Join us for folklore intrigue and hunt the famous ‘witch in a bottle’, listen to live poetry, view footage from the archives, and create a personalised tale. NMU logo

See AfterHours page for details.


Late Night Shopping at the Museum

Thursday 4 December, 18.30 – 21.00

As part of our free evening event AfterHours: Folklore & Storytelling, the Pitt Rivers Museum shop will open late for Christmas shopping. Find inspiration for unique and unusual gifts and enjoy a 10% discount on most purchases. Free entry to the event, cash bar.

Access via the South Door, Robinson Close, off South Parks Road: Map. (PDF)

Felicity Ford

Crafty Networking

Thursday 11 December, 18.00 – 20.00

Knitter and artist Felicity Ford will discuss her practice and the mediums that inform her work.

Felicity is interested in everyday things, women’s history and labour, and the home as a specific site of meaning, exploring these obsessions through recording, podcasting, hand-knitting, radio-making, dyeing, spinning, and writing. Cash bar and entry via the South Door, Robinson Close, off South Parks Road: Map. (PDF)

Part of the Carfty networking series




carfty afternoon


October to December
Tuesdays 13.30 – 16:30


Come along with your children for a series of free afternoons of crafts inspired by the Museum’s collections! Led by crafter Sarah Cullen, you’ll work on a panel that will become part of a larger Pitt Rivers Crafternoon quilt over the course of five afternoons.

Download full details about the Crafternoon series, including dates(PDF)NMU logo

For further information please email Maya