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Join us at the Castle & Prison for a fantastic year of events for all ages.

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Autumn
Family Friendly
Shakespeare
Spring
Summer
Winter
Family FriendlySummer

Birds of Prey at Oxford Castle & Prison

Experience the thrill of being a medieval falconer this summer and get up close and personal with magnificent birds of prey right in the heart of Oxford
15 June & 31 Aug
10:00, 10:40, 11:20, 12:00, 13:45, 14:25, 15:05 & 15:45
ShakespeareSummer
BEST SELLER

The Oxford Shakespeare Festival 2024

The Oxford Shakespreare Festival is back with three outstanding productions, live in the Castleyard throughout the summer.
17 Jun - 10 Aug
19:30
ShakespeareSummer

Romeo & Juliet with Troilus & Cressida

BMH Productions opens the 14th Oxford Shakespeare Festival with a double-bill performance, pairing the classic tragedy Romeo & Juliet with Greek epic Troilus & Cressida.
17 Jun - 29 Jun
19:30
ShakespeareSummer

Twelfth Night

Separated from her twin brother Sebastian in a shipwreck, Viola disguises herself as a boy, calls herself Cesario, and becomes a servant to the Duke Orsino. A romantic story with mistaken identities, practical jokes, music, dance and song.
1 Jul - 27 Jul
19:30
Family FriendlySummer
SUMMER HOLIDAYS

Knight School

Join our Knight School in the Castleyard this summer for archery, sword skills and jousting fun!
27 Jul - 30 Aug
Multiple times
ShakespeareSummer

Hamlet

In the grandeur of 1920s Denmark, amid the echoes of the Great War, and the ominous shadow of another conflict, our summer production of Hamlet places the famed Dane at the heart of a world ripped apart by turmoil and political unrest.
29 Jul - 10 Aug
19:30
AutumnFamily Friendly

Viking Weekend

Join us in the Castleyard for your chance to handle authentic Viking and Anglo-Saxon weapons, plus live demonstrations!
21 Sep - 22 Sep
10:45 - 16:00
Autumn
BACK FOR 2024

Victorian Murder Mystery & Dinner

The Warden invites you to a delicious meal, but death stalks D-Wing! Help solve a heinous crime and enjoy prosecco and a 2 course dinner in Oxford's historic Prison
27 September 2024
18:00
Autumn
HALLOWEEN

Ghost Fest: Spooky Tours

Do you dare join our spooky tour? Get ready for jumps and scares as we uncover 1000 years of grisly history at the Castle & Prison...
25 Oct - 31 Oct
AutumnFamily Friendly
GHOST FEST

Ghost Fest: Potion Making

Join us in the castle crypt for a delightfully disgusting potion-making session - our witches and warlocks will teach you to make three magical concoctions!
26 Oct - 3 Nov
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AutumnFamily Friendly

Guy Fawkes and the Catesby Catastrophe

Oxford Castle & Prison and BMH Productions bring you an explosive evening's entertainment with a funny, frantic and fresh take on the Gunpowder Plot. 
8 Nov - 9 Nov
Family FriendlyWinter

Christmas Trail at Oxford Castle & Prison

Meet Father Christmas and enjoy some fun festive activities at Oxford Castle & Prison this Christmas. TICKETS ON SALE THIS AUTUMN
Selected dates 26 Nov to 23 Dec

EXPERIENCES at Oxford Castle & Prison

Alongside our fantastic programme of seasonal events, we also have some exciting interactive experiences

JAILBREAK ESCAPE ROOM
MURDER MYSTERY EVENTS
SPECTRE GHOST TOURS


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