Embroidered Bodies: Garments, stitches and stories from the Ashmolean opens

2017-05-18T13:24:24+00:00 May 18th, 2017|

Invited guests enjoyed their recent evening viewing of our summer exhibition which has just opened - Embroidered Bodies: Garments, stitches and stories from the Ashmolean. The exhibition will run until 10th September. The exhibition takes you on a journey through Egypt, the Greek Islands, Saudi Arabia, Central Asia, Pakistan, India and China. A fascinating look at [...]

The Romans come to Broadway!

2017-05-09T13:41:13+00:00 April 7th, 2017|

An historic hoard of Roman coins will be showcased at the Broadway Museum and Art Gallery from Friday 7th April 2017. Two metal detectorists discovered the Bredon Hill Hoard in June 2011.  The hoard, the largest ever found in Worcestershire, dates back to the 3rd Century.  A selection of the coins, which feature 16 different Roman Emperors, will [...]

Cotswolds Christmas

2017-01-25T09:17:17+00:00 December 6th, 2016|

A Cotswold Christmas Notes from A Cotswold Christmas by John Hudson (1988) Our volunteers have been reading a wonderful festive book, while welcoming visitors to the shop. We thought we would share with you some of their favourite bits about Christmases of old in the Cotswolds. Even as late as 1913 the butcher [...]

Ho Ho Ho and a Tombola

2017-01-25T09:17:17+00:00 December 3rd, 2016|

Friday 25th November and Friday 2nd December Late Night Christmas Shopping Image: Trevor McGill Plenty of people were out and about to prepare for, and celebrate, Christmas. And we were certainly feeling festive with Broadway looking wonderful with its Christmas lights twinkling. At the Ashmolean Museum Broadway we held our annual tombola, with items donated [...]

Christmas at the Ashmolean Museum Broadway

2017-01-25T09:17:17+00:00 November 15th, 2016|

The Christmas lights have gone up around the village, we are making preparations for Christmas Shopping Evenings and the Christmas decorations are up in the museum. The yuletide season is fast approaching. In the shop are some lovely Ashmolean Christmas Cards with historic images, Christmas tree ornaments, and lots of things that would make terrific gifts [...]

Talk at the museum: A Hundred Demons from Present and Past: Images of the Supernatural in Japanese art

2017-01-25T09:17:18+00:00 September 22nd, 2016|

Wednesday 19th October 5.30pm for a 6pm start Ashmolean Museum Broadway Tudor House 65 High Street Broadway WR12 7DP   Household objects that come to life, animals with supernatural powers, wicked demons and the vengeful spirits of cruelly-wronged women…Tales of the supernatural have long been represented in Japanese art and literature – carved as sculptures, [...]

Japanese Ghosts and Demons Exhibition 14 September – 20 December 2016

2017-01-25T09:17:18+00:00 September 13th, 2016|

From 14 September 2016, the Ashmolean Museum Broadway's special exhibition from the Ashmolean Museum, will be exploring the bizarre and beguiling world of the Japanese supernatural. Clare Pollard, Curator of Japanese Art at The Ashmolean Oxford, said:  “This has been one of my very favourite exhibitions to curate. The subjects are so extraordinary and huge [...]

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2017-01-25T09:17:18+00:00 August 23rd, 2016|

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