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Week of Monday 23 October 2017

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Which Jane Austen?

23 June 2017 — 29 October 2017

To mark 200 years since the death of Jane Austen, a major new exhibition at Oxford University’s Bodleian Libraries will challenge the current public perception…

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,…

Revealing hidden Oxford

9 September 2017

This display explores Oxford's long history of housing, transport and planning challenges. It will also show plans such as Thomas Sharp's Redevelopment Plan for Oxford…

Letterpress six-week course

11 October 2017

Design and print workshop using the Bodleian's hand-operated presses in the Old Bodleian Library. This course will enable you to set and print a short…

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…

Real solemn history: Stéphanie-Félicité de Genlis and the historical novel

25 October 2017

In March 1815, Jane Austen wrote to her niece Caroline that even in her 'sedate time of life' rereading one of Stéphanie-Félicité de Genlis's tales…

Ovid 2000: an Oxford celebration

27 October 2017

A display of books, an afternoon of talks and an 'Ovid trail' to celebrate the life and works of Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso, Sulmona, 20…

Passchendaele: 100 years on

28 October 2017 — 26 November 2017

Trench maps are a contemporary view of war at its most detailed. This display marks the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele. Opening times:…

Self-publish Saturday

28 October 2017

A blend of photocopying and silk-screening, risograph printing is a fun and simple way to print in colour. Join us to explore the Bodleian's Treasury…

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