Thursday 27 - Sunday 30 June 2019

Waterperry Gardens, Waterperry, Oxford

The Ashmolean Museum has partnererd with Handmade in Britain, the international Contemporary Arts Festival, to bring Handmade Oxford to Waterperry this summer where over 250 international designers and makers will be exhibiting their handmade products in marquees on the lawns of Waterperry Gardens. 


Handmade Oxford and the Ashmolean Museum launched Identity, a competition where artists and designers addressed the concept of identity and self-expression through their works. An exhibition of shortlisted products will open on 13 June at the Ashmolean Museum, where the overall winners of the competition will be revealed at a Private view at the Museum on the evening of 13 June. If you would like the opportunity to come to the Private View, please email with a short sentence stating why you'd like to come.The exhibition will move to Handmade Oxford at Waterperry Gardens on 27 June.


Come along and browse, buy or commission handmade products from some of the most exciting makers from all over the world, working in contemporary craft and design, sculpture, interiors and lifestyle, print and photography. Innovative new designers will showcase their work alongside established exhibitors. Alongside the exhibition, an exciting programme of events runs during the daytime with workshops, talks and tours, while in the evening you can settle down to enjoy the long summer evenings in the open air theatre and watch A Midsummer Night's Dream, and HMS Pinafore. 


Members and Friends of the Ashmolean can claim two-for-one tickets to Handmade Oxford at Waterperry Gardens. Enter the code ASH24119 at the online checkout via the website

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