DO you love telling stories and dressing up? Are you good with children? Would you like to take on a new challenge?

If so, Oxford's factory of phenomenal fiction wants to hear from you.

To mark the launch of this year's National Volunteers Week, June 1-7, The Story Museum on Pembroke Street has made a fresh appeal for helpers to make it the most magical museum of them all.

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The timing is perfect, as the museum is currently undergoing a £6 million project to create 10 new spaces including a Whispering Wood, Treasure Chamber and an Enchanted Library.

The museum already has a whopping 100 volunteers who work in the shop and cafe, act as tour guides and are essential for major events like Alice's Day (July 7 this year) to play the parts of rabbits, mad hatters and Alices.

Rita Bevan, pictured above, has volunteered since 2015 and recently started reading stories to school parties.

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Volunteer co-ordinator Jess Corfield said: "We need volunteers for front of house, creating a warm welcome and helping people make the most of the exhibitions.

"If there's something you're interested in trying, I'll do my best to give you a go."