The Story Museum

The Story Museum
42 Pembroke Street, Oxford, OX1 1BP

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The Abominable Snowman

Follow Emma Boor as she tells a snowy tale of a lazy boy, a greedy woodcutter and a large and lonely snowman. Wave your wand and find out if friendship will conquer all in this wonderful Wild Boor Ideas production. A wonderful wintery tale told with body puppets, shadow puppets and gentle clowning, for the whole family to…

Sat 28 Jan 2017

£8 (£6) / 01865 790 050

Sun 29 Jan 2017

£8 (£6) / 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 28 Jan 2017

Sat 11 Feb 2017

Curtains Up At Christmas

Enjoy a whole day of Christmas creative fun at The StoryMuseum. Explore the exhibitions, watch and go behind the scenes of theChristmas show Three Bears, then joinin a storytelling workshop and create your own winter story. By the end of theday you will also have achieved a nationally recognised Arts Award at…

Wed 21 Dec

Goodnight Spaceman

Goodnight Spaceman Two space-mad little boys get readyfor bed and say goodnight to their toy rockets, launch pads and planet mobiles,before being whisked away into space on an adventure beyond their wildestdreams. Goodnight Spaceman isthe sixth book in Michelle Robinson and Nick East's beloved series. With alyrical rhyme…

Wed 15 Feb 2017

£7 (£5) / 01865 790 050

Harry Potter Junior Quiz

Do you know your boggarts from basilisks - for Firebolt from your Nimbus 2000? This month, to celebrate Harry Potter Book Night, The Story Museum is going all things Hogwarts. Brush up on your potions and perfect those charms as we test your Potter knowledge to the full with our interactive quiz! Teams and…

Sat 4 Feb 2017

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The Last Wild with Piers Torday

Discover the story of how Piers started writing and the real life story which inspired THE LAST WILD TRILOGY. Interactive talk with a reading and Q&A.Event followed by book signing.PIERS TORDAYPiers began his career in theatre and then television as a producer and writer. His bestselling first book for children, The…

Tue 14 Feb 2017

Little Red Riding Hood

What sort of mother sends her daughter out into a forest where there are wolves?What does Granny do all day in her cottage? (Little) Red Riding Hood is not perhaps the innocent story of girlhood morality it might seem; Nick Swarbrick brings together the folklore of the forest and his own interest in wolves to help get…

Thu 23 Feb 2017

£7 (£5) / 01865 790 050

Messing About in Boats

Inspired by Kenneth Grahame’s ‘The Wind in the Willows’, join Science Oxford for some scientific storytelling as we mess about with boats!  We’ll set the scene with an extract from the book, before you and your child get creative by building and testing a floating raft.  Looking at floating and sinking, properties of…

Mon 13 Feb 2017

£7 (£5) / 01865 790 050

A Most Unusual Quiz

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 the1970s?Come and join us for a Most Unusual Quiz Night at The Story Museum and test your knowledge of…

Wed 7 Dec

£3 / 01865 790 050

A Most Unusual Quiz: Harry Potter Special

Do you know your boggarts from your basilisks – your Firebolt from your Nimbus 2000?  This month, to celebrate Harry Potter Book Night, The Story Museum’s Most Unusual Quiz is going all things Hogwarts. Brush up on your potions and perfect those charms as we test your Potter knowledge to the full! Teams and individuals…

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Nick Cope’s Songbook

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

Sat 14 Jan 2017

£5 (£3) / 01865 790 050

Sat 25 Feb 2017

£5 (£3) / 01865 790 050

Shaun the Sheep Model Making Workshop

We’ve teamed up with Aardman, the creators behind Shaun the Sheep, Wallace & Gromit and Morph to offer some ewe-nique workshops and the opportunity to learn from an Aardman expert model maker how to make your own Shaun the Sheep clay model to take home! You’ll even get the opportunity to ask questions about the tricks…

Shelf Life with Neil Pearson

The Story Museum is proud to present a brand new 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 25 Jan 2017

Three Bears: furry tales for Christmas

Join The Story Museum for a lovely new musical show for children aged 3+ and families inspired by classic myths about our ancient cousin – the bear. We’ll take you East of the Sun and West of the Moon, via a forest where Three Bears are having Christmas porridge problems and on to the stars where a couple of our furry…

Wed 7 Dec

£7–£8.50 (£5–£10) / 01865 790 050

Thu 8 Dec

£7–£8.50 (£5–£10) / 01865 790 050

Fri 9 Dec

£7–£8.50 (£5–£10) / 01865 790 050

…and 23 more dates until 8 Jan 2017

TV Tales for Tinies with Bing Bunny

Enjoy our new series of events which explores some of yourfavourite TV characters and brings them to life beyond the screen.Oxford superstar Ted Dewan, author and creator of BingBunny, presents his books and his work on the CBeebies television series. Hewill draw live for toddlers and their parents and carers and there…

Sat 14 Jan 2017

Wonderful Water Wheels

In this engaging, hands-on workshop from Science Oxford, young engineers will investigate sustainable energy by designing and building their own waterwheels, using our custom 3D printed pieces.  They’ll have the chance to test, redesign and test again until they have the best combination, then demonstrate this by lifting…

Mon 13 Feb 2017

£7 (£5) / 01865 790 050

World Tales with Sandra Agard

 Join Sandra Agard, Professional Storyteller, Writer and Literary Consultant, for World Tales, featuring real and imaginary animals from around the globe. Sandra has been a Professional Storyteller, Writer and Literary Consultant for over forty years in a variety of venues and settings around the country and abroad. These…

Sat 25 Feb 2017

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