Exhibition - Mummers, Maypoles and Milkmaids: A journey through the ritual year

Submitted by MuseumofOxford on January 19, 2017 - 12:21

Venue, Timing and Cost

Gallery, Museum of Oxford
Saturday, 4 March 2017 to Saturday, 22 April 2017
10am-4.30pm, Mon-Sat
A man dressed as the 'green man' figure from English folklore stands talking in front of a microphone in a small red marquee tent in an oxford street

An exhibition of photographs by Sara Hannant featuring English customs and rituals throughout the year. From costumed processions to traditional dance and ceremonies, this exhibition is on loan from the Horniman Museum and Gardens, and marks the centenary of the death of Oxford antiquary Percy Manning.
Part of a partnership with the Bodleian, Ashmolean and Pitt Rivers museum.
Also featuring photographs of the Cowley Road Carnival since its inception.

Visual Arts