Events

Week of Monday 15 January 2018

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Designing English

1 December 2017 — 22 April 2018

Graphics on the medieval page This exhibition will illustrate the graphic design of handwritten manuscripts and inscriptions for the first thousand years of English, across…

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,…

Redesigning the medieval book

1 December 2017 — 11 March 2018

A display of newly created artist's books inspired by medieval manuscripts. The books on display will be taken from a recent competition which invited contemporary…

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…

Six-week letterpress course

17 January 2018

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…

Pop-ups & paper engineering workshop

19 January 2018

This workshop, with celebrated book artist Paul Johnson, imagines how medieval bookmakers might create a book using today's paper engineering methods. Attendees will first explore…

Walter Benington: photographic portraits 1914-1922

20 January 2018 — 25 March 2018

A display of Walter Benington's photographic portraits, which include leading members of Oxford and Cambridge Universities as well as renowned figures such as Sir Arthur…

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