Bucks Open Weekend – The Story Stall

22 July 2021
In celebration of Bucks Culture Open Weekend, The Story Stall, designed by artist Tom Cross, will be visiting our museum garden on Thursday 22 July 10am – 4pm.

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Postcards and conversations with the public will be used to collect stories from local people. Starting at WhizzFizzFest (26 June), and touring the county over the summer, the Stall will visit events, markets and high streets – engaging lots of different people. The artists will then respond to all of the stories they hear over the summer and create a pop-up storytelling structure that will visit town centres across Bucks in early autumn.

Drop in, entry by donation.


Bucks Open Weekend 22 – 25 July

We are delighted to be taking part in the first ever Bucks Open Weekend – celebrating creativity, culture and stories

Open Weekend is a new co-ordinated event taking place 22-25 July and organised by Buckinghamshire Culture in partnership with Buckinghamshire Council. This celebration of creativity, culture and stories includes activities all over Buckinghamshire include opportunities to take part in workshops, enjoy a webinar, see a film, go on walks or trails and try your hand at something creative. There are opportunities to hear stories told by storytellers, or to share your own stories. Some activities can even be done at home. Find out more about our activities at the Museum here:

Thursday 22 July – Alice in the Museum Wonderland

Thursday 22 July – The story Stall

Friday 23 July – What’s your hidden super power?

Saturday 24 July – Once Upon a Time in Bucks…

Sunday 25 July – Heroes Throughout History

Look out for the artist-designed Story Stall at various locations too, where artists will be collecting people’s stories of happiness using Story Postcards, and through conversations.

Find out about all the other activities on offer here and via #BucksOpenWeekend on social media.

This programme is co-ordinated by Buckinghamshire Culture in partnership with Buckinghamshire Council and supported using public funding by Arts Council England, and funding from Buckinghamshire Council, Heart of Bucks and Rothschild Foundation.


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