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Cast away to Christmas!
Key Stage 3

Cast away to Christmas!

As we hurtle towards Advent and the midwinter equinox, the theatre in Chipping Norton is promising us all a break from bad weather with a trip to a Pacific island for a traditional pantomime. […]

Why is fear fun?
Key Stage 3

Why is fear fun?

With Hallowe’en approaching, it’s hard to avoid ghosts, goblins and other spooky decorations, but some people go even further, seeking out experiences that they know will scare the living daylights out of them. […]

Victorian School
Key Stage 2

Victorian School

Most of early Victorian England’s children were illiterate, which means they couldn’t read. They worked to earn money for their families leaving no time to go to school… […]

Not Just Betjeman!
Over 60s

Not Just Betjeman!

John Betjeman, Poet Laureate from 1972 until his death in 1984, had a long relationship with Oxford, and the Vale of the White Horse which motivated some of the best known of his lyrical poetry which highlighted an English way of life. […]

Do You Know: Hair?
Key Stage 3

Do You Know: Hair?

If you think you know everything there is to know about your hair, think again. You may know how to style it but do you know that… […]

Oxfordshire in Fifty Objects
Mums & Dads

Oxfordshire in Fifty Objects

Oxford is known for its museums, including the Ashmolean, the world’s first university museum; the Museum of the History of Science; the Pitt Rivers Museum (a treasure trove of cultural curiosities); and the specialty museum, the Bate […]