Events

Week of Monday 11 June 2018

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Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth

1 June 2018 — 28 October 2018

Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth explores Tolkien's amazing legacy from his genius as an artist, poet, linguist, and author to his academic career and private life.…

Curious Cabinets

9 June 2018 — 27 August 2018

How did the cabinet of literature open a curious world of science, history, and language? Through exploration of John Marshall’s Child's Library , a cabinet…

Sappho to Suffrage: women who dared

6 March 2018 — 3 February 2019

Pirates and poets; suffragettes and explorers - this exhibition celebrates the achievements of women who dared to do the unexpected. Sappho to Suffrage showcases some…

Looking at Euclid

19 May 2018 — 15 July 2018

This display will explore the geometrical worlds of the early modern British Isles by looking at the reception of Euclid's Elements . A series of…

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…

What would Morris say?

12 June 2018

William Morris was one of the most influential artists, writers, and political activists of the 19th century. Reflecting on Morris's art, literature, and political writings,…

Library Lates: Tolkien

16 June 2018

Visit the Bodleian after dark to immerse yourself in the medieval inspirations and imaginative world of J.R.R.Tolkien's Middle-earth. Relax in the café and enjoy live…

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