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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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Tim Rudman FRPS FRSA

SOLD OUT: An Afternoon with Tim Rudman FRPS FRSA

Saturday 6 January, 2.30pm

Apologies, but this event is now sold out

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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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Victorian Toy Horse

Curators Talk

24 March 2018

Event Type: Talks Description: Uncover the stories and historical importance of Banbury Museum’s permanent collection in this illuminating tour led by our museum director – Simon Townsend. Date: Saturday 24 March Time: 2:30pm The talk will last 45 minutes with time for questions Location: Foyer, Banbury Museum Cost: £3.50 per person Suitable for: All ages Booking Information: Purchase your ticket from the Museum […]

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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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