Events

Week of Monday 29 October 2018

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Unhealthy Times of Kings and Queens

15 September 2018 — 11 November 2018

Historically, great harms were caused to the health of the Kings and Queens of England. Charles II died from an apoplectic fit despite being subjected…

Sappho to Suffrage: women who dared

6 March 2018 — 24 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…

Six-week letterpress course

10 October 2018 — 21 November 2018

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

Wilfred Owen: The Pity of War

26 October 2018 — 21 December 2018

As the Armistice bells were ringing on 11 November 1918, Wilfred Owen’s parents received a telegram informing them that their son had been killed in…

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 Oxfordshire, which is displayed in Blackwell…

A reading of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

31 October 2018

Readings of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein , 200 years after its first publication. Drop into the Weston Library, where there will also be a display of…

Hungarian literature - literatures of multilingual Europe

31 October 2018

The Taylor Institution Library, one of the Bodleian libraries, is hosting a lecture series entitled Literatures of multilingual Europe in Michaelmas 2018. This series is…

The Making of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

31 October 2018

In the 200 years since its first publication, the story of Frankenstein’s creation during stormy days and nights at the Villa Diodati on Lake Geneva…

Wedding Showcase at the Bodleian Library

3 November 2018

You are warmly invited to join us for an evening with friends, family and partners for our wedding showcase at the Bodleian Library. Take in…

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