AfterHours: Folklore & Storytelling

After Hours
Jackie Oates, Dr Ollie Douglas, Obby Robinson, Wig Sayell
Event date
Event time
18:30 - 21:30
Pitt Rivers Museum
South Parks Road
Venue details

Access via Robinson Close

Event type
Event cost
Free entry
Disabled access?
Booking required
Not required

"They do say there be a witch in that bottle, let it out and there'll be a peck o'trouble!" Explore the Museum's rich folkloric collections and find the famous witch in a bottle; see folk singer Jackie Oates perform live; join a storytelling workshop with The Story Museum; listen to a talk about Victorian anthropologist Edward Burnett Tylor and how his ideas came to influence study of folk belief objects in the collections with MERL's Dr Ollie Douglas; view footage from the intriguing archives of Doc Rowe; seek out poet Obby Robinson reading live and find a new piece by artist Wig Sayell, imagining the residue of folk medicines in the modern age. The Museum Shop will be open late. Find inspiration for unique and unusual gifts and enjoy a 10% discount on most purchases. Cash bar. Join the Facebook event for updates.