Week of Monday 13 November 2017

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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…

Making manuscripts for a Prince of the Black Sheep

11 November 2017

This small display showcases manuscripts made for Prince Pir Budaq, of the Turkman Black Sheep clan. It includes the first illuminated copy of the Ruba'iyat…

Passchendaele: 100 years on

28 October 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:…

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,…

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…

Reporting Parliament: trials and impeachments in the early years of George I 1715-1717

15 November 2017

This talk will concentrate on the high profile impeachments, which featured in the early years of George I's reign. In particular that of the Earl…

Disseminated and re-circulated: popular culture in script and print

18 November 2017

Looking at diverse forms of script and print, from bestsellers and children's books to scrapbooks, educational ephemera and civic documents. This colloquium will examine how…

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