Staging History

14 October 2016 8 January 2017

Venue:

ST Lee Gallery, Weston Library (Map)

Contact:

Weston Library Info Desk: 01865 277094

Description

Staging History explores how history was told on stage in Regency-era Britain. Exploration, revolution and patriotism take centre stage, as the exhibition examines the influence of history and historical events in the writing and staging of theatre, opera and drama from 1780-1840. The exhibition features beautiful set designs, theatrical documents and illustrations from collections held at the Bodleian and other institutions.

Opening times:
Monday to Friday 10am-5pm
Saturday 10am-5pm
Sunday 11am-5pm

Booking

Admission free

This event is listed under: Exhibitions; Free events
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