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The Story Museum

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Pembroke Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 1BP United Kingdom
01865 790050 www.storymuseum.org.uk

The Story Museum is a most unusual museum in the centre of Oxford, celebrating the power of stories to teach and delight.

The Museum’s exhibitions and spaces are currently closed for an exciting period of redevelopment and will reopen on Saturday 4 April 2020. Tickets are now on sale and are available to pre-book via the website or by calling 01865 807600.

In the meantime, if you’re feeling peckish, The Story Café is open Tuesday – Saturday, 10:00 – 17:00 serving up tasty treats for all ages, with an excellent selection of vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options. The Story Café will close on Saturday 21 December 2019 for a period of refurbishment.

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June 2018

June 10, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Moana Singalong – Island Stories Day

The Story Museum, Pembroke Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 1BP United Kingdom
Free with museum entry
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Join us for some tropical fun – no matter what the weather! Free crafting, island-themed stories and face painting. Set sail with a special screening of the all-new sing-along version of ‘Moana’. With on-screen lyrics, audiences can join in with their favorite songs, including ‘Shiny’, You’re Welcome’ and ‘How Far I’ll Go’. FREE with museum entry. Booking in advanced recommended. Ages 5+

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June 21, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Milk and Teeth – Women at war, and in peace

The Story Museum, Pembroke Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 1BP United Kingdom
£10 – £12
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A journey through the women of Indian and Greek mythology with master storyteller Vayu Naidu. Women in the epics who have killed iconic warriors, either by word or sword, are considered monstrous; regarded women scorned. Rarely in telling do we hear the story why. I have selected stories from Indic and Greek epics and myths where women are known to shape-shift from mischievous maidens to Monsters. While some of these are dark tales, they possess the dynamic energy and versatility…

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June 28, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

The HandleBards: Twelfth Night

The Story Museum, Pembroke Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 1BP United Kingdom
£12 – £14
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The world’s first cycling theatre company, The HandleBards, pedal from venue to venue with all the set, props and costume necessary to perform environmentally sustainable Shakespeare across the globe. Join their all-male troupe for this bicycle-powered production, and (in usual HandleBards style) expect riotous amounts of energy, a fair old whack of chaos, and a great deal of laughter! And what’s the play about? Well – Duke Orsino is in love with Lady Olivia, but she won’t have anything to…

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July 2018

July 2, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - July 28, 2018 @ 10:00 pm

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

The Story Museum, Pembroke Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 1BP United Kingdom
£13.50 – £16
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Tomahawk Theatre is an Oxford based company produced high quality theatre with excellent production values. This summer we are producing A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the magnificent Oxford Castle. This will be a dynamic, action packed 2 hours including interval, with music, dance and song.

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July 7, 2018

Alice’s Day

The Story Museum, Pembroke Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 1BP United Kingdom
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Celebrate all things Wonderland at this years Alice's Day on 7th July! The theme is 'Journeys & Adventures' and includes the chance to dance a Lobster Quadrille, immersive street theatre from Curious Company, jaw-dropping performances from The Grand Indian Circus, a Comic Jam with artists Neill Cameron and Zak Simmonds, a city-wide trail for families, live theatre with Voyage of La Sibylle as well as talks, lectures, face painting and crafting! Alice’s day is organised by The Story Museum and offers…

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July 14, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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The HandleBards: Romeo & Juliet

The Story Museum, Pembroke Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 1BP United Kingdom
£10 – £14
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The HandleBards are the world’s first cycling theatre company! Before touring their “seriously silly” production of Romeo and Juliet around the world, they pedaled it 1500 miles around the UK by bicycle, with all the necessary set, props and costume in tow. Now, the show is back by popular demand – and, in usual HandleBards style, you can expect riotous amounts of energy, a fair old whack of chaos, and a great deal of laughter. Join the HandleBards’ all-female troupe…

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October 2018

October 16, 2018 @ 12:00 am - October 27, 2018 @ 12:00 am
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The Day I Fell Into A Book

The Story Museum, Pembroke Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 1BP United Kingdom
£6 – £8
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The Day I Fell Into A Book is an immersive storytelling adventure for families and school groups that explores the magic of reading and the vitality of young imaginations. Using binaural sound recordings, intricate lighting technology and projection, the audience is taken into a lost world of classic tales. The stories seep into the room and come alive all around us as we venture further into the deep recesses of our minds. Suitable for 8-12-year-olds and their families. Running Time:…

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December 2018

December 5, 2018 @ 11:00 am - January 11, 2019 @ 11:00 am

WISH

The Story Museum, Pembroke Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 1BP United Kingdom
£5.50
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Check the website for dates and times Surprises and fun galore in store this Christmas season as we take you on a magical, musical journey with much-loved classic stories told afresh by multi-talented actor/musician Tristan Pate. We take you on a real journey too! With the builders hard at work transforming The Story Museum our team of theatre elves are creating WISH-land in Oxford’s Castle Quarter. Different venue – same Story Museum ingredients: great storytelling, music, song, joining in and…

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November 2019

November 14, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Memory Lane Oxford in Books

The Story Museum, Pembroke Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 1BP United Kingdom
Free

Come along and share experiences memories of Oxford bring any books that you may have that show us how Oxford looked were you here when the Beatles played the Carfax rooms ? Perhaps you saw the Rolling Stones at our very own Town Hall come along and tell us we would love to hear of any experiences do you have a favourite Oxford Author.

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November 30, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Narnia Story Walks

The Story Museum, Pembroke Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 1BP United Kingdom

Join our storyteller guide and retrace C.S Lewis’ much-loved stories through special locations across Oxford. These hour-long walks are full of puzzles, games and lots of joining in. Suitable for ages 3+. Tickets £4.50 per person Booking Click here for ticket information

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December 2019

December 7, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Narnia Story Walks

The Story Museum, Pembroke Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 1BP United Kingdom

Join our storyteller guide and retrace C.S Lewis’ much-loved stories through special locations across Oxford. These hour-long walks are full of puzzles, games and lots of joining in. Suitable for ages 3+. Tickets £4.50 per person Booking Click here for ticket information

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December 7, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Narnia Story Walks

The Story Museum, Pembroke Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 1BP United Kingdom

Join our storyteller guide and retrace C.S Lewis’ much-loved stories through special locations across Oxford. These hour-long walks are full of puzzles, games and lots of joining in. Suitable for ages 3+. Tickets £4.50 per person Booking Click here for ticket information

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December 14, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Narnia Story Walks

The Story Museum, Pembroke Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 1BP United Kingdom

Join our storyteller guide and retrace C.S Lewis’ much-loved stories through special locations across Oxford. These hour-long walks are full of puzzles, games and lots of joining in. Suitable for ages 3+. Tickets £4.50 per person Click here to book tickets or call 01865 807600

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December 14, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Narnia Story Walks

The Story Museum, Pembroke Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 1BP United Kingdom

Join our storyteller guide and retrace C.S Lewis’ much-loved stories through special locations across Oxford. These hour-long walks are full of puzzles, games and lots of joining in. Suitable for ages 3+. Tickets £4.50 per person Booking Click here for ticket information.

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