This year’s Alice’s Day will have you grinning like a Cheshire Cat!

May 17 2017

Date: Saturday 1 July, 2017

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Alice’s Day is back and this year’s theme is riddles and games…

The Story Museum is planning a mesmerising day of theatre, live music, circus and family fun across Oxford in celebration of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. This year’s theme is ‘riddles and games’ and there’s no end of exciting events and activities for families to enjoy.

Visitors to Oxford are invited to dress up as the Cheshire Cat and take part in his scavenger hunt, join the Hedgehog Protest as they fight back against the Queen of Hearts, march with a troop of confused playing cards and enjoy the extravaganza of Circus Raj’s acrobats and illusionists.

Venues across Oxford will be involved in the festival including The Story Museum, Christ Church, The Ashmolean, Blackwell’s Book Shop, Bodleian Libraries, Museum of History of Science, Museum of Oxford, University of Oxford Botanic Garden, Alice’s Shop and Oxford Castle.

All this, as well as facepainting, crafting, puzzles, and games, means you’re sure to end the day with a grin worthy of the Cheshire Cat himself!

Alice’s Day takes place on Saturday 1 July 2017. Events start from 10:00 and most events are free.

Highlights of Alice’s Day 2017

Curious Company

With style and humour Curious Company take the audience down the rabbit hole and show them a curious time. Meet the Queen of Hearts, play game of Wonderland croquet and take your seat at a mad tea party.

Circus Raj

Circus Raj are a “supergroup” of Rajasthan’s elite street circus performers undertaking breath-taking acts of courage and bravery. Be prepared for daring, music, laughter and surprise.

Cheshire Cat Scavenger Hunt

The Cheshire Cat has been visiting Oxford and he’s left his ‘grin’ behind around the city. See how many grins you can find for the chance to win a fabulous prize!

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About The Story Museum

The Story Museum is a registered charity with a vision to enrich lives, particularly young lives, through story. We do this by providing great ways of engaging with great stories here in our Museum in the centre of Oxford and through our work in schools and the community. The Museum opened to the public in 2014 after a first stage of capital works and is currently raising funds for ‘Chapter 2’ to continue the development of its site and to bring the whole building into use.

During 2017, alongside a regular programme of immersive and interactive exhibitions and events, The Story Museum is asking audiences to suggest which stories and story-related objects should become part of the finished Museum’s collection.

To request a photo or for further details please contact:
David Gibb, Marketing and Communications Officer at The Story Museum: 01865 790050.