Oxford Open Doors

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Oxford Open Doors

Who this event is for

  • Everyone


John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus


Over the weekend you can learn more about the outstanding educationalist, John Henry Brookes, tour his namesake multi-award-winning building and get creative with fun family activities. Weekend highlights include:

  • Join a guided tour of the new John Henry Brookes Building every hour on the hour (last tour begins at 4pm)
  • Step into history with our 150th anniversary team
  • Get a preview of the World Press Photo 2014, On Solid Ground from Panos Pictures and Home exhibitions as part of Photography Oxford Festival
  • 12pm - 1pm (Saturday only) 
    Local author, Bryan Brown, will be offering a taste of his upcoming biography of John Henry Brookes, the spiritual founder of the University
  • 11am - 3pm (Saturday only) 
    Kids can get hands-on to create tasty masterpieces, build cities of the future and magnify the world around them

Visit one of the building's new cafes for coffee, lunch or a special kids' offer!

Hosted in partnership with Oxford Preservation Trust.

There is no parking on campus but take a BrookesBus, Seacourt or Thornhill park and ride for a direct service