Events

Week of Monday 3 April 2017

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Bodleian Treasures: 21 pairs and a tropical forest

18 March 2017 — 11 February 2018

An exhibition displaying a selection of the Bodleian Libraries' most magnificent items. It features rare and renowned items including Handel's Messiah , Shakespeare's First Folio,…

Percy Manning: the man who collected Oxfordshire

18 February 2017 — 23 April 2017

The antiquary and folklorist Percy Manning amassed enormous collections of material relating to Oxfordshire. This display illustrates their extraordinary breadth, from archaeology and buildings history…

Volcanoes

10 February 2017 — 21 May 2017

From fire-belching mountains to blood-red waves of lava, volcanoes have captured the attention of scientists, artists and members of the public for centuries. In this…

Writing the history of the Raj

25 March 2017 — 14 May 2017

James Mill's History of British India was taught to generations of colonial rulers. On its 200th anniversary, we explore the story behind and reaction to…

Sheldon Tapestry Map talks

22 June 2015 — 1 January 1970

A member of the Bodleian's Map Room team will talk about the background of the Sheldon Tapestry Map of Worcestershire, which is displayed in Blackwell…

Bodleian Treasures: Early Ethiopian Bible Illumination

7 April 2017 — 9 April 2017

Coinciding with the visit of Anglo-Ethiopian Society to Oxford, the Bodleian Library is delighted to display two of its medieval illuminated Ethiopian manuscripts. These fifteenth…

Getting your hands dirty with the Digital Manuscripts Toolkit

7 April 2017

In this workshop offered jointly by Bodleian Digital Library Systems and Services and the Centre for Digital Scholarship, you'll learn how to make the most…

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