NEW TOUR LAUNCH: UNNATUAL HISTORIES

Join us for a unique tour of the Natural History Museum in Oxford! We'll explore how human influence and selective choice shape the narrative of natural history museums, offering an 'unnatural' perspective on their historical and ideological foundations.

Resources

We have developed a number of free educational resources to explore

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Educational Resources

We provide a number of free educational resources – check them out.

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Listen to our podcast

Our podcast is perfect for anyone looking for a brief introduction to the British Empire.

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Read our blog

Our research blog highlights interesting local histories and other relevant stories related to the topicsĀ  we cover, including histories of class, race, empire, gender, and historical memory.

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Set in Stone Project

Interested in memorialisation in Oxfordshire? We have created a virtual map locating official and informal memorials in Oxford, with a growing list.

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Reading lists

Check out the reading lists we have created around our tours and podcast, for further research and information.

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Health Histories

Learn more about local health histories through this educational tool developed and designed in collaboration with the Faculty of History at the University of Oxford.

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Lesson Plans

We have developed free lesson plans for teachers and educators.

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Like-Minded Projects

Other organisations are also doing great work!
Learn about some other like-minded projects.

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Local Partners

We work with many institutions and organisations to develop our tours and projects. Check out our partners.

TALKS & WORKSHOPS

Book one of our team members to give a talk or workshop with your organisation.

BESPOKE COMMISSIONS

Interested in something bespoke or a little different? Contact us!

    OTHER UNCOMFORTABLE CITIES

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    Cambridge

    Explore the dazzling city of Cambridge with a local historian. We introduce you to the main city sites while going deeper into the complexities of local history, providing a unique introduction to the city and University.

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    York

    Check out our latest expansion with an immersive tour of the ancient and beautiful city of York. Step into the past with a local researcher from the university and uncover the rich industrial history of the famed ‘Chocolate city’.