Breaking bread: holiday potluck with Imperfect Bound Zine Collective

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Food is a craft all its own, part of how we form community, memories, and identity.

Want to photocopy all your friends’ favourite recipes into a collage for the kitchen? Fancy spending an afternoon making a still life of mince pies and brandy butter? Just really want to show off your halwa or latkes?

Join Imperfect Bound Zine Collective for another zine-craft workshop, this time making a collaborative group poster on the theme of community and holiday foods. The poster will then be used in the museum’s current exhibition, Oxford Digs In.

Celebrate (chosen) family traditions, record recipes and swap with what other people bring, and explore your own holiday feelings through food and craft.

We will help you use collage, photocopying, and other mixed media techniques to make your own ’tile’ to add to the poster we’ll be making together to record and celebrate the afternoon. This is a potluck as well as a craft workshop; bring a festive food that’s important to you to share, and let’s see what we make together.

Please make sure you do not bring any nuts, and that all other ingredients are clearly marked on a label.
All crafting materials will be provided. You do not have to bring a food to participate, it’s just fun to share!

Additional information

Materials and guidance provided. Families with children welcome, we recommend ages 12+ but leave the decision to parents’/carers’ discretion.

Please contact us if you have any access needs that you would like to discuss (including facing financial barriers).

Booking advised, via Eventbrite or the museum shop.

The Museum is accessible for wheelchair users and baby carriers. There is step-free, level entry access to the Town Hall is via the entrance closest to Carfax (to the left of the main steps as you face the Town Hall). Inside the Museum, Museum Makers is accessible via a platform lift and lift to the basement level. Accessible toilets are available in the Museum (close to Museum Makers) and in the Town Hall on the ground floor, before entering the Museum. Please contact the Museum team if you’d like to talk to a member of staff about your access requirements. Further access information can be found on our website:


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