Madeleine Allcock, Author at Banbury Museum

Westgate Oxford: initial results from Oxford’s largest excavation

12 October

Event Type: Talks Description: Ben Ford, the director of the Westgate Oxford Excavations, will be giving a richly illustrated talk about the Westgate archaeology. He will discuss the changing landscape on the southern edge of the Oxford promontory and how it was used and changed by human action over the last 3000 years, from prehistory to […]

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Father Christmas SPOTTED in Banbury

Banbury Museum’s resident Elves report Father Christmas visit confirmed!

Guess who’s coming to Banbury Museum this December? It’s only Father Christmas! 2 December to 23 December 2017, selected dates only. It has been an open secret for some time now that a group of Elves have been living in Banbury Museum. These elves, while shy, are known to love, really love Christmas. Every year […]

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Banbury Museum has a new exhibition and it is sounding good! Good Vibrations: The Science of Sound.

Good Vibrations: The Science Of Sound. Now – 2 September

The museum opened its latest exhibition on 16 June as part of the Oxfordshire Science Festival. Continuing through the summer. “Good Vibrations: the science of sound” is designed to be explored in a very hands-on and fun way. It includes a series of interactives that appeals to all ages. Experiment with making music in unusual ways. If […]

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Join Rosy Burke at Banbury Museum with our special event, To see a fine lady: the story of the Fine Lady statue at Banbury Cross.  Taking place on Saturday 29 July, the talk is a fantastic opportunity to learn more about the art and business of sculpture. The Fine Lady statue at Banbury Cross is one of […]

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Good Vibrations

Banbury Museum picks up good vibrations

Good Vibrations: The Science of Sound 16 June – 2 September

Banbury Museum announces an exciting hands-on exhibition from Science Projects of London: Good Vibrations, The Science of Sound. Sound surrounds us. Noise bombards our ears. Do you know how sound is made and how it travels? It’s all due to vibrations, of course! Banbury Museum presents a unique opportunity to experiment with sound. Play strange musical instruments, such as […]

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Story Bash 2017

Saturday 11 November

Story Bash is back! Saturday 11 November 2017, 10am – 5pm. Story Bash day is our biggest event of the year! It is a simply brilliant day celebrating the wonderful stories of Banbury and bringing the museum collections to life. All Story Bash activities are FREE! Donations very welcome. Please note admission charges still apply for entry […]

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