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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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Archaeological Finds Surgery

Archaeological Finds Surgery

7 November: Have your archaeological finds identified and recorded

Have your archaeological finds identified and recorded by the Finds Liason Office for Oxfordshire and West Berkshire, Anni Byard.  Who: For all ages When: upcoming dates below:   Tuesday 7 November 2017 Tuesday 6 Feb 2018 Tuesday 6 March 2018 Where: Banbury Museum – Waterways Gallery Cost: Free Booking: No need to book, just come along

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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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Compton Verney: Past, Present and Future

Thursday 14 September

Event Type: Talks Description: Professor Steven Parissien, Director of Compton Verney museum and gallery will be talking about Compton Verney: past, present and future. The beautiful 18th Century Housee is surrounded by a classic Capability Brown landscape with a lake and subtle ‘natural’ plantings, and the house is now home to a stunning permanent collection of paintings […]

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Westgate Oxford: initial results from Oxford’s largest excavation

12 October 2017

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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Tours at Banbury Museum

First World War Munition Site Tours

Saturday 14 October

Event Type: Tour Description: On the edge of Banbury lies the mysterious site of the town’s First World War munitions filling factory that supplied the front line with nearly four million shells and much of the British Army’s stock of mustard gas shells. Find out more in this rare opportunity to see first-hand the remains of a […]

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