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A Window on The Brain

May 19, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


A Window on the Brain
Banbury Museum & Gallery
Thurs 19 th May 2022
Join us for an evening like no other. Explore Banbury Museum & Gallery after hours and learn
some of the secrets of your brain!
We are opening the Museum late for this special event, where we are joined by researchers
from the University of Oxford who will host an evening packed full of fun and fascinating brain
Test your brain with some familiar fairground games such as ‘Play your cards right’ and the
‘Wheel of fortune’. Join our juggling masterclass and find out what happened when researchers
tried to teach students to juggle in the name of science. There will be a light-hearted theatrical
production starring our very own scientists on the history of neuro imaging and the evening
closes with a musical interlude where researchers will explain the mysteries of synaesthesia, a
condition where some people can see sounds!
Your ticket for the night will also include entry to our new exhibition Your Amazing Brain: A
User’s guide plus our canal-side Café, the Pavement Coffee Co. will be transformed into our
‘Researchers Café’ for the evening. Serving drinks and tapas with a ‘side of science’, you will
have the opportunity to chat to the Oxford team about the latest developments in
This evening is open to all but most suitable for adults and secondary age children.
Tickets £5 and booking essential.


May 19, 2022
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Banbury Museum
Spiceball Park Road
Banbury, OX16 2PQ
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