The Story Museum

The Story Museum
42 Pembroke Street, Oxford, OX1 1BP
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The Adventures of Book Worm (Jul - Oct)

Our regular Early Years activity with puppeteer and author Emma Boor! Come along and meet book worm and join in his amazing adventures through the world of story books. An interactive puppets and play session with music, gentle clowning and lots of joining in. Suitable for children aged 0-5 years. All children must be…

Sat 26 Aug

£5 / 01865 790 050

Sat 23 Sep

£5 / 01865 790 050

Sat 28 Oct

£5 / 01865 790 050

The Bogeyman Slime Making Workshop

A gloopy Bogeyman mess-fest for children who enjoy all things sticky, slimy and strange… Share the story of The Bogeyman and then discover the secret to making the perfect slime. In this fun family workshop from Science Oxford, where children and parents work together to create bubbling potions, investigate an…

Thu 26 Oct

£7 (£5) / 01865 790 050

Climb that Tree

Musical family show from award-winning songwriter and musician David Gibb.

Wed 25 Oct

£7 (£5) / 01865 790 050

The Diary of Dennis the Menace With Steven Butler

Let the author of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize-shortlisted The Wrong Pong give you the inside story on everyone’s favourite Beano star. All the cheeky tricks and pranks played are hilariously shared in Steven Butler’s The Diary of Dennis the Menace and in this event he takes you on a whistle-stop tour with Dennis, his dog…

Sat 23 Sep

£7 (£5) / 01865 790 050

The Drawy Story

Emma’s art gallery is totally empty. She needs your help. Join a host of mark making puppets including Lionel the snail, Robbie rub and smudge the dinosaur and fill Emma’s gallery. Make something to take home as well. This interactive puppet show is for 2-7 year olds and their families and everyone can take part. No need…

Sat 22 Jul

£7 (£5) / 01865 790 050

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  • 14:00 – 15:00

Sun 23 Jul

£7 (£5) / 01865 790 050

The Elephant’s Garden

Join award winning illustrator and author Jane Ray and discover the Elephant’s Garden! From stranded mermaids and flying camels to golden statues and dancing princesses, Jane has been illustrating beautiful picture books for over 20 years. In her book The Elephant’s Garden, Jasmine has the most delicious fruit in the…

Sat 26 Aug

£7 (£5) / 01865 790 050

A Most Unusual Quiz (Aug & Oct)

Do you know your Jane Austen from your Agatha Christie? Perhaps you can effortlessly quote every Quentin Tarentino film ever made? Or maybe you have a secret talent for recognising children’s television theme tunes from the 1970s? Come and join us for a Most Unusual Quiz Night at The Story Museum and test your knowledge…

Wed 2 Aug

£3 / 01865 790 050

Wed 11 Oct

£3 / 01865 790 050

Neill Cameron’s Comic Club

Develop your comic-making skills and share ideas with like-minded enthusiasts. Awesome comic artist Neill Cameron will be on hand to offer helpful advice and tips. Adults are not required to accompany children to this workshop. All parents/guardians must sign permission forms in order for their children to attend. The…

Sat 5 Aug

£7 / 01865 790 050

Sat 9 Sep

£7 / 01865 790 050

Sat 7 Oct

£7 / 01865 790 050

Nick Cope’s Songbook (Aug - Oct)

Monkeys, bears, socks and mud! Nick Cope sings about everything children are REALLY interested in, and you’re invited to join in! Ex indie-rocker frontman of The Candyskins (considered by many to be one of the seminal bands of the Brit Pop era, along with Oxford-based groups Radiohead and Supergrass), Nick brings his own…

Sun 27 Aug

£5 / 01865 790 050

Sat 2 Sep

£5 / 01865 790 050

Sat 30 Sep

£5 / 01865 790 050

Sat 21 Oct

£5 / 01865 790 050

Nick Sharratt You Choose In Space

In this very special event Nick will be introducing You Choose In Space, the latest book in the million-selling You Choose series. We’ll be travelling to Planet Pick-and-Mix to encounter friendly aliens, awesome animals and funny food. There’ll be drawing, games and lots of outer space silliness – and you could always…

Fri 27 Oct

£7 (£5) / 01865 790 050

Shelf Life with Peggy Seeger

The Story Museum is proud to present Shelf Life, a series of evening events featuring a host of favourite household names, exploring the books and stories that have stayed with them throughout their lives. For many of us, the books that remain on our bookshelf often have their own stories to tell about the role they have…

Wed 4 Oct

£10 (£8) / 01865 790 050

Summer Story Makers (day tickets)

Join us for a week of story-themed exploration led by story and arts professionals. Explore the Museum, be inspired by our interactive exhibitions and story worlds, create your own stories through drama, storytelling and puppetry! Early drop off (9am) and late collection (5pm) is available. The Story Museum LE

Tue 1 Aug

Children £37.50 / 01865 790 050

Wed 2 Aug

Children £37.50 / 01865 790 050

Thu 3 Aug

Children £37.50 / 01865 790 050

Summer Story Makers (week-long ticket)

Join us for a week of story-themed exploration led by story and arts professionals. Explore the Museum, be inspired by our interactive exhibitions and story worlds, create your own stories through drama, storytelling and puppetry and if you come for whole week you can gain a Discover Arts Award! Day tickets available…

Mon 31 Jul

01865 790 050

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