This year we are teaming up with the Cornerstone Arts Centre in Oxfordshire to celebrate their 15 Birthday on 28th October 2023. This is going to be a family friendly spooky fun day. As always you can expect interactive workshops, insightful talks, friendly guests and lot's of fun!
Author Philip Pullman got much of the inspiration for his novels from Oxford where he resides. In the BBC TV show The Bridge of Sighs and The Botanical Gardens can be scene.
The Tudor dining hall at Christ Church inspired the Hogwarts Great Hall, as well as the staircase that was used several times during the films. The cloisters at New College were also in used in the Goblet of Fire, including the infamous scene where Mad-Eye Moody turned Malfoy into a ferret and the Bodleian Library‘s Divinity School was featured as the Hogwarts infirmary.
A Discovery of Witches
Many notable sights can be scene in this TV show including the Bodleian library, New College, Brown’s Café in the Oxford Covered Market, the White Horse pub (where Matthew and other vampires enjoy a drink) and the college boathouses.
As you may already know J.R.R. Tolkien attended and worked at Oxford University. So much of historic Oxford can be seen in he 2019 film about his life including Magdalen College, Exeter College, Pembroke College, Addison's Walk and the High Street