Oxford Open Doors

It’s that time of year again! Oxford Open Doors is back on the 9th and 10th September, celebrating Oxford across all walks of life, its places and its people. Enjoy a weekend to learn, feel and discover with special events and free entry opportunities for all…

Guided tour of Oxford Castle Unlocked
Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th
Free entry for all 9am and 11am tours
Free entry for Oxford Preservation Trust members all day

Experience the rich history of Oxford, climb the Saxon Tower, descend to the Norman Crypt and explore the original prison cells.

Climb the Castle Mound
Saturday 9th,  10am – 4pm
Sunday 10th, 10am – 5pm
Free entry for all throughout the day

Climb the Castle mound of the 11th century motte-and-bailey castle and see the 13th century well chamber.

Oxford Archaeology, Key Learning Centre
Saturday 9th,  10am – 4pm
Sunday 10th, 12pm – 4pm
Free entry for all throughout the day

Meet archaeologists to discover how they reveal what is hidden below your feet in Oxford. See survey work, get close to the latest finds, learn about their latest projects – displays and fun activities!

City of Oxford Silver Band
Saturday 9th, 10am-4pm
Performances at 12 noon and 1.15pm

Come and see the City of Oxford Silver Band perform on Saturday at 12noon & 1.15pm. Meet the band from 10am to 4pm for displays, demonstrations, games and even have-a-go yourself.

Classic cars in the Courtyard
Sunday all day

For more information on Oxford Open Doors please visit: https://www.oxfordpreservation.org.uk