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Earth Hour

Earth Hour

 

We’ve switched off for Earth Hour!

On the Record: Meet Paul Kyberd

On the Record: Meet Paul Kyberd

Paul Kyberd, one of our fantastic tour guides, has a much longer association with the castle prison than just his work with the visitor attraction. Paul worked for over 30 years for the police and has a variety of interesting and captivating tales about his time in the police force and his many dealings with HMP Oxford Castle…

Who was Geoffrey of Monmouth?

Who was Geoffrey of Monmouth?

Geoffrey of Monmouth is a key figure in Oxford Castle’s history and more than that, is considered of great importance in British literature. To mark World Book Day today, we thought we’d share more about Geoffrey’s life and his most important work…

Twelfth Night and Epiphany are upon us!

Twelfth Night and Epiphany are upon us!

Don’t be saddened by the fact that Christmas is over and New Year’s Eve has passed, there is still an opportunity for you to have a party and indulge in festive treats: Twelfth Night and Epiphany are upon us!

Christmases past at Oxford Castle

Christmases past at Oxford Castle

Oxford Castle has witnessed many Christmases and with December 25th fast approaching we’ve taken a look at what those Christmases might have been like. If you want to find out even more about this, come to one of our special Christmas at the Castle tours, running from November 26th to December 18th!