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 by the staff and volunteers from the museum, the Ashmolean Museum shop, friends of the museum and the Ashmolean Oxford shop. We had a lovely range of drinks, chocolates, soaps, and homeware on offer and it was lovely to see so many smiling faces as people won the lovely prizes.
After doing this for the last three years it was great to see returning faces, and plenty of people said how great it was to see and support us year after year.
This year we had the addition of a hot drinks and mince pie stand which was very popular for cold hands and faces. Volunteer Cathy made a very jolly Santa and the kids (and passing coaches) loved giving her a wave.
We raised a wonderful amount of money which will help the museum out as we close for winter to prepare for the name change to Broadway Museum and Art Gallery, and the addition of displays on Broadway History, including how important the wool industry was to the development of the town.
Thank you for all of your continued support and we hope you have a wonderful Christmas.
Image: Claire Collier: Volunteer Cathy as a very jolly Santa