Special Events

Friday 29 September, 19.00 - 22.00

There's something for everyone at the University of Oxford's Curiosity Carnival, with hundreds of free activities for all ages and interests at venues across Oxford. The Pitt Rivers Museum and the Museum of Natural History invite you to get curious about people and the planet. Try mixing up a 'neurococktail' at a cocktail party with a difference, check out the brain food menu in the Research Café, or learn a little Korean while cooking up some Korean delicacies. Jump into the Blood Factory and find out more about blood! Discover why the Victorians shared our information overload stress and discover how singing helps us make friends quicker. Book your free Curiosity Explorer ticket and enjoy an evening of talks, music, games, music and films.

Saturday 14 October, 19.00 - 21.00 (£4)

Come ready to discover an amazing range of objects of power and belief - experience the Pitt Rivers as you have never done before! The Pitt Youth Action Team will be staging an evening Takeover event exploring the theme of magic, with cosmic projections, live music from 'The Land Girls' & talks about magical artefacts.  Learn about the meaning of tarot cards as a tool for the spiritual traveller, make your own fluorescent potion or concoct a potion recipe. Take part in the Halloween costume competition, try fairy facepainting and decorate ghost biscuits. All welcome. Sign up to the Facebook page for more details. Buy your ticket here