Open Doors

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Open Doors

Who this event is for

  • Everyone


JHB Lecture Theatre, John Henry Brookes, Headington Campus, Gipsy Lane site


This year we celebrate 150 years since we started as the Oxford School of Art in 1865.

What's On:

  • share in our history in the Abercrombie Atrium with the 150th anniversary team
  • explore the John Henry Brookes Building on your own or join one of the guided tours (starting at 1pm, 2pm and 3pm)
  • view a selection of treasures from our Library's Special Collections which will be on display in the entrance to the Library.
  • see the public art, 'Snapshot Relit', featuring photographs of those who attended the anniversary launch event at the Ashmolean in March 2014
  • ask about out green Brookesbus service

Don't miss Flintlock Theatre, artists in Residence at Oxford Playhouse, as they present Educating Oxford, and original play telling the story of Oxford Brookes' 150 years of history.

Delivered with Flintlock Theatre's inimitable high-energy storytelling style, this family-friendly, 30 minute performance brings the audience to the centre of the stage.