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Wonder Walks

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Story History:  Workshops that look at text in the context of Oxford’s rich story history


Take a Wonder Walk through Oxford to see the places in the city that inspired the city’s most famous fantasy writers.

Our Learning team will lead your group to iconic sites from some of fiction’s greatest moments. A Narnia Lamppost? Check. Alice’s gate to a beautiful garden with no key? Check. Lyra’s room leading to the spires and rooftops of Oxford? Check.

Throughout the walk your students will learn key facts about the writers’ lives and how simply observing the world can lead to ideas for classic fiction. The students will also play the stories through a variety of multisensory games and storytelling. The route features stunning locations including The Radcliffe Camera and Christ Church College, not to mention dragons.

Choose three authors from C S Lewis (Narnia), J R R Tolkein (The Hobbit), Lewis Carroll (Alice’s Adventure’s in Wonderland) and Philip Pullman (Northern Lights).

For details of pricing and how to book, click here.