Special Events

Saturday 1 April, 10.00 - 16.00 £25

Learn how ancient peoples tanned hide with Woodland Ways' bushcraft team before having a go at the tanning process and making your very own pair of rabbit skin mittens. Cost: £25 (Includes all tuition and materials). Book now. Join the Facebook group for further updates. 


Saturday 6 May, 11.00 - 13.00 & 14.00 - 16.00

Blow your own barkhorn with Chris from Acorn Education. See examples of English fold whithorns collected by Percy Manning before having a go at making and blowing your own. This half day workshop has been kindly sponsored by the Folklore Society. Free but booking essential. Book your place. Join the Facebook group for further updates.


Saturday 29 July, 10.00 - 16.00 £25

Make your own bark basket using prehistoric techniques with Woodland Ways' bushcraft team. Create a beautiful statement piece for your home whilst learning this ancient skill. Cost: £25 (includes all tuition and materials). Book your place


Saturday 29 July, 10.30 - 16.30

This year we move our annual day-festival inside the Museum and invite visitors to explore the collections via performances, workshops, tours and talks around the cases. Expect object handling, special guests and live music. Free but keep an eye out for entry information, which will be released in the Spring. Join the Facebook group for updates on the programme. 

Wednesday 5 April, 18.00 - 20.00

Which pub hosted a much-loved lesbian disco in the 80s? Where was the hottest outdoor cruising spot in the 70s? Join us for an evening of sharing, celebrating and learning about our city's queer history. Whether you have been on the scene for years and want to share your memories, or are a new arrival looking to find out more - this is for you! Hosted by the legendary Dan Glass of Queer Tours of London - A Mince Through TIme, this evening is free but booking required.

This event is a follow up to the Out in Oxford series.