The Story Museum

The Story Museum
42 Pembroke Street, Oxford, OX1 1BP
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1001 Stories with Julia Donaldson

The Story Museum is delighted to welcome back best-selling author Julia Donaldson in conversation about the craft of storytelling. This event is part of our adult series of events entitled '1001 Stories' in which authors, artists, film-makers and others explore what makes a great story and which are the stories that The…

Sat 28 Oct

£10 (£8) / 01865 790 050

The Adventures of Book Worm

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 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

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 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 7 Oct

£7 / 01865 790 050

Nick Cope’s Songbook

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…

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

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