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In the news 2015

These are just a few of the mentions we’ve had in local, national and international press on the subject of our events and exhibitions.

January 2015

Story Museum’s backing for disabled access – Oxford Mail, 2 January

Story fun for youngsters at MuseumOxford Mail, 6 January

Oxford Story Museum’s first festive production proves a sell-out hitOxford Mail, 7 January

For Art’s Sake – Tom Donegan, Events Manager, looks at throwing open the doors to make stories accessible to allOxford Times, 15 January

Stepping into Stories Eye Magazine Blog, 16 January

Illustrator holding a children’s workshopOxford Times, 16 January

For Arts Sake – Honor Dawkins-Stean explains why Valentine’s at the Museum will be very special – Oxford Times, 29 January

Mum about town: Museums are not just places for big peopleOxford Mail, 31 January

February 2015

The Phil Gayle ShowBBC Radio Oxford, 3 February 2015

Name a cake and get a slice of the actionOxford Mail, 5 February 2015

Look out for lots of fun at half termOxford Mail, 14 February 2015

March 2015

ACE awards £17.5m in first round of resilience fundMuseums Journal, 4 March 2015

‘Draw me a story’ reviewDaily Information, 25 March 2015

Story Museum’s latest display is quick on the drawOxford Mail, 26 March 2015

April 2015

Sara Cox interviews  Draw me a Story co-curator Sarah Garson, BBC Radio 2 (2:10:35)

May 2015

Cartoon heroes draw crowds to comic book fest Oxford Mail, 6 May 2015

Children’s author meets pupils Oxford Times, 14 May 2015

Bookish things for kids to do this half termGuardian Children’s Books, 21 May 2015

Wanted: 100 Alices for a special day of adventureOxford Times, 22 May 2015

Top Family Days OutOxford Mail, 27 May 2015

What’s the Story as children rock MuseumOxford Mail, 28 May 2015

June 2015

Puppet show is a real treat for childrenOxford Times, 2 June 2015

Book Award leaves illustrator speechlessOxford Times, 4 June 2015

Malorie Blackman Children’s Laureate: I don’t believe in regretsGuardian Children’s Books, 4 June 2015

The double benefits of being a volunteerOxford Mail, 6 June 2015

An Alice in Wonderland experience in OxfordCondé Nast Traveller, 9 June 2015

Oxford set to become a Wonderland for Alice’s Day, Oxford Mail, 16 June 2015

Oxford se convierte en el Pais de las Maravillas, El Pais, 16 June 2015

Alice Turns 150 This Year The Times of India, 18 June 2015

Attraction is to be turned into a house of horrorsOxford Mail, 19 June 2015

Pupils create a dystopian world to learn new skillsOxford Times, 26 June 2015

Appeal for 150 Alices to celebrate Alice’s DayBBC Radio Oxford & BBC South Today Oxford, 29 June 2015

July 2015

Alice’s Oxford by bike: Follow Lewis Carroll’s heroine around the city on 2 wheels Independent, 1 July 2015

Why the fourth of July is a wonderful day for AliceThe Irish Times, 1 July 2015

Rare first edition of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland on displayBBC News online, 1 July 2015

City turns into Wonderland to celebrate Alice’s big birthdayOxford Times, 2 July 2015

 Alice in Wonderland: Marking the birth of a ClassicOxford Times, 2 July 2015

Alice in Wonderland: 150th anniversaryBBC South, 3 July 2015

Alice’s Day: 150th anniversary celebrations in OxfordITV News, 3 July 2015

Events held across Oxford for Alice’s Day on 150th AnniversaryOxford Mail, 4 July 2015

Live broadcasts from The Story Museum on Alice’s DayBBC Radio Oxford, 4 July 2015

Alices pursue rabbit on a very important dateSunday Telegraph, 5 July 2015

Madness descends on city for Alice tributeOxford Mail, 6 July 2015

Discover Alice in an Oxford WonderlandOX Magazine, 6 July 2015

The Most Wonderful Alice in Wonderland Events Hitting the UKMarie Claire, 8 July 2015

Alice in Wonderland turns 150 Deutsche Welle TV, 11 July 2015

Joyeux anniversaire Alice!Mamanvoyage.com, July 2015

Alice’s DayVirginie B Lifestyle Blog, July 2015

Celebrity Masterchef (Alice in Wonderland special)BBC One, 18th July 2015

Getting messy by learning at The Story MuseumOxford Mail, 22 July 2015

Celebrating Maggie’s Day and the power of stories Oxfordshire Community Foundation, July 2015

July Study Day – A Novel Approach in OxfordSouth and East Museums Federation, July 2015

August 2015

Alice in Wonderland: Where inspired Lewis Carroll’s classic?BBC News Online, 10 August 2015

September 2015

Profile: Duncan SaundersMuseum’s Journal, September 2015

The Story Museum gets ready for The Big Draw!Oxford Prospect Magazine, 7 September 2015

Passions of top children’s authorOxford Mail, 22 September 2015

October 2015

Review of The Story Museum Naptime Natter Blog, 12 October 2015

Anniversary celebration to relive magic of novelsOxford Times, 24 October 2015

November 2015

Go down the rabbit hole for a twisted adventureOxford Mail, 19 November 2015

December 2015

Follow the White Witch through the wardrobeOxford Mail, 4 December 2015

Winter’s Tales review Oxford Times, 30 December 2015