Join us at the Festival of Social Science this half term! Saturday 29 – Sunday 30 October
Calling curious minds of all ages: join us for a weekend of FREE, family-friendly events at the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford this half term!

The Festival of Social Science is a celebration of the creative, engaging, and impactful work of social sciences researchers at Oxford and beyond. It celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2022 and we are back with a bang!

Come along on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th October to get involved with hands-on activities, with topics ranging from health and the environment to heritage and communities. Events are running from 10:00-16:00 each day. No need to book – just drop in!

Discover how social science research is helping to make the world a better place.

Full programme available at
Date: 29 October 2022, 10:00 (Saturday, 3rd week, Michaelmas 2022)
Venue: Pitt Rivers Museum, South Parks Road OX1 3PP
Venue Details: Entrance to the Pitt Rivers Museum is via the Oxford University Museum of Natural History, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PW. Once inside the Museum of Natural History, walk straight past the dinosaurs and take a left at the statue of Darwin - that's where you will find the Pitt Rivers' arched door. Come down the steps and you'll see our welcome desk, where you'll find directions to the various activities. We hope to see you there!
Speaker: Various Speakers
Organising department: Social Sciences Division
Organisers: Elizabeth Crawford (University of Oxford), Francesca Richards (University of Oxford), Rebecca Launchbury (University of Oxford)
Organiser contact email address:
Booking required?: Not required
Audience: Public
Editor: Elizabeth Crawford