Towersey exhibition now open

New photographic exhibition, Capturing Towersey, focuses on famed Oxfordshire music festival

Visit now at Thame Museum (until 27 Aug 2019)

Phil, Joe and Yvonne at Capturing Towersey exhibition launch

Capturing Towersey, a new exhibition focusing on the famed Oxfordshire music festival, is now on display at Thame Museum.

Featuring a series of images by Towersey’s official photographer, Phil Sofer, taken at the festival over a period of 12 years, the exhibition was officially launched at an invite-only evening event on Friday 7 June 2019.

Discussing the opening, Towersey Festival Director Joe Heap said: “Thanks to everyone who braved the English weather and came along to our exhibition launch on Friday evening, especially Yvonne, David and all the team from Thame Museum.

“We’re very proud to be collaborating with the venue for our first official exhibition.

“Phil’s photographs look amazing, and you can check them out until Tuesday 27 August (the day after the festival) at the museum – which is also home to loads of great items relating to the history of Thame and the surrounding area. Admission is free!”

Capturing Towersey: Festival Photography by Phil Sofer can be seen at Thame Museum, 79 High Street, Thame, Oxon OX9 3AE until Tuesday 27 August 2019. Open Tues, Wed, Sat 10am-4pm; Sun 1pm-4pm. Admission free. For more information, call 01844 212801 or see: 

The 55th Towersey Festival runs from Friday 23 to Monday 26 August 2019, at Thame Showground, Thame, Oxon OX9 3JL. Headline acts include The Selecter, Newton Faulkner, Hothouse Flowers, From The Jam, The Unthanks and the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain. For tickets and more information, see:

  • Photo Caption: (Left to right) Phil Sofer (photographer); Joe Heap (Towersey Festival Director); Yvonne Maxwell (Thame Museum).


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