John Henry Brookes: the man who inspired a University

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John Henry Brookes: the man who inspired a University

Who this event is for

  • Everyone
  • Alumni
  • Public


Museum of Oxford, The Oxford Town Hall, St Aldates, Oxford


Talk by local historian and author Bryan Brown based on his book of the same name. Bryan explores the life of John Henry Brookes, one of the 20th-century's most influential educational leaders and a driving force behind education in Oxford.


Covering the early life of Brookes, the influential thinkers that shaped his views, his arts and crafts career and his struggles to create the Headington campus that has evolved into the university named in his honour.


Tickets £4 booking on Eventbrite. All money raised through these events goes towards the development of the new museum. Doors will open at 5.45pm for a 6pm start.

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