LIVEFRIDAY: AN EVENING WITH THE GODS

25 JAN 2013 - ACTIVITIES WE ENJOYED ON THE NIGHT

25 January 2013, 7-22:30pm

For one night only, the Ashmolean was transformed into Mount Olympus. We encountered the Classical world of myths and legends like never before at the country's oldest public museum.

Free Performances

  • Odysseus' Sailors - Interactive theatre sketches
  • Hades Inferno Bar - Interactive theatre sketches in the Ashmolean's vaulted café
  • Ptolemy's Rhapsodes and Amoebaean singers - Storytelling
  • Roman Pantomime - Theatrical performances
  • Greek Choir
  • Greek Dancing
  • Roman Food Facts - Quiz

Free Activities

  • Persian and Greek Language Workshops
  • A brief introduction to the history of the Persian and Greek languages from a member of the University of Oxford Faculty of Linguistics
  • Roman Board Games
  • Gladiator Station
  • Toga Station

Ticketed Performances and Activities

  • The Judgement of Paris - Operetta
  • The Latin Play -Theatrical excerpts from Plautus' Miles Gloriosus
  • Treasure Hunt
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