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Friends' Lectures and Events

18.00 for 18.30

The talks listed below will be held in the Lecture Room of the Pitt Rivers extension, access via Robinson Close, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PP| Enquiries: Terry Bremble

Visitors are most welcome (£2)



6 September | Saturday 11.00 - 17.00

Need, Make, Use Day

Organised by the VERVE team.

Visit the Friends’ stand at this al fresco event in front of the University Museum.
Have a go with a pump drill!

More Information



15 September | Monday

Autumn Away Day

Fan Museum, Greenwich

Meet outside the museum at 2pm for a guided tour by the curator (£5) and afternoon tea in the Orangery (£7).

An optional extra is to arrive at Greenwich by golden barge (ie. Thames boat!).

Bookings required. Contact Megan Price


17 September | Wednesday

An evening Just for Friends **

Mini-talks by members and a shared supper

Membership information and how to join 


15 October | Wednesday

Art and Architecture of Ethiopia *

Lecture speaker: Richard Snailham 


19 November | Wednesday

Middle Eastern Al-Sadu textiles:
Lost meanings  *

Lecture Speaker: Keireine Canavan   

5 December | Friday

Friends’ Christmas Party *


* For information about the Friends’ lectures and the Christmas Party contact Terry Bremble
** Friends only event - Membership information and how to join

map of the museum's location


See Map for location (pdf)