LIVEFRIDAY: LOVEFRIDAY

27 JUNE 2014 - ACTIVITIES WE ENJOYED ON THE NIGHT

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Friday 27 June 2014, 7–10.30 pm
LoveFriday

LoveFriday welcomed the summer LiveFriday to the Ashmolean for an evening dedicated to Love. Visitors were invited to seek out love in the museum’s collection; through musical and theatrical performances and interactive workshops. Offering a shared journey, whether as a pre-existing couple or about to be acquainted, the vistors explored the Museum and met like-minded people.

Speed Dating
Speed dating in the Cast Gallery

Music
Vox Steady performance, from Oxford's rock, pop, soul and jazz choir for adults
Folk Duo Lizzie Nunnery & Vidar Morheim perform a love-themed programme
Out Of The Blue, Oxford University's all-male acapella heartthrobs who recently appeared on Britain's Got Talent
Opera Anywhere pop-up performances
Babylove Bar DJs in the Cafe

Theatre
16|22 Young Company from Oxford Playhouse will perform a site-specific piece in the Italian Renaissance Gallery
Oxford Imps will perform comedy
Characters from Shakespeare's Comedy of Errors will be roaming the Museum all evening
Mesopotamian storytelling from Zipang
Medieval storytelling

Dance
With the Oxford University Salsa Society

Workshops
Classes from The School of Life:

  • Brennan Jacoby - How to Make Love Last
  • Susan Quilliam - Online Dating and Moving on from a Relationship
  • David Waters - How Necessary is a Relationship?

Vox Steady song workshop - learn how to sing a popular love song in harmony
The Ashmolean's Eastern Art Department will open their Study Room up with a special display
Craft workshop from Oxford University Museums and Collections' HLF Trainees

Talks
Special gallery talks and tours all evening

Trails
Specially-designed Ashmolean love trail
TalkAbout conversation trails, including a session on how to use them

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