Events

Week of Monday 6 August 2018

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Articles of glass

21 July 2018 — 9 September 2018

Around 1844 pioneering photographer WH Fox Talbot produced a photograph of glassware for his book The Pencil of Nature . On show, in Blackwell Hall,…

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…

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.…

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…

Tolkien Pub Quiz

7 August 2018

Do you know your Tom Bombadil from your Treebeard, or Fangorn forest from Moria? Get your fellowship together for the one trivia-infused shindig to rule…

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