ON HIGH is Oxford's
favourite venue for buying antiques. Twenty five friendly dealers offer
extensive experience across a wide range of areas including:
Silver and jewellery
Books and music
Linens, vintage fashion and accessories
Ceramics and glass
Pictures, prints and maps
Antiquities and collectables.
Today's antiques were
yesterday's crafts. The Centre
includes a separate gallery featuring the work of local craftspeople
covering ceramics, jewellery, woodturning, glass, wraps and
paintings. It includes work by members of the Oxfordshire
Craft Guild and of the Oxford
July 2014 Oxford Celebrates Alice's Day
On 4th July 1862 whilst on a picnic Rev. Charles
Dodgson, an Oxford mathematics don, entertained young Alice Liddell, and her sisters, daughters of the Dean of his college Christ Church, with
his tales about a little girl who finds herself in Wonderland. Alice enjoyed the tale and Dodgson wrote it
down for her. In 1865 the book “Alice’s
Adventures in Wonderland” was published under Dodgson’s pen name, Lewis Carroll.
Generations of children (and adults too!) love the story and it is famous all
over the world.On Saturday 5th July 2014 “Alice’s Day” will be
celebrated in Oxford. Visit the fabulous
Story Museum in Oxford and take a look at the full programme of events at www.storymuseum.org.uk.
Antiques on High has
created a special window based on Alice.
Creatures and characters from this fantastic tale and Through the
Looking Glass make up this month's window which shows objects, books and prints.
Naturally there are plenty of antiques in store which are perfect for
tea parties, there’s a looking glass or two and we hope that the tempter
display will make visitors curiouser and curiouser about what is within Oxford’s
Antique and Craft Centre!
right in the heart of Oxford, located at 85 High Street, opposite
Queen’s College and two minutes walk from Magdalen Bridge.
We accept all major credit cards.
Opening hours are 10am to 5pm
(11am to 5pm Sundays and Bank Holidays)
Telephone 01865 251075.