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Brush strokes reflect construction of Bodleian's Weston Library

Renowned artist Dr Weimin He at the Bodleian's Weston Library where he has a new exhibition. Picture Marc West

WHENEVER there is a major university construction project the brush strokes of Weimin He are never far behind to carefully outline the builders' progress.

9:33am Wednesday 11 January 2017

Top author to receive Bodleian Library's top honour at Oxford Literary Festival

William Boyd: Picture Eamonn McCabe

NOVELIST and screenwriter William Boyd is to be awarded the Bodleian Library’s highest honour at the Oxford Literary Festival.

11:55am Wednesday 28 December 2016

INTERVIEW: Shaun Evans - 'Endeavour is the most amazing experience'

Shaun Evans in the title role in Endeavour in the new series – set in Oxford

I spot Shaun Evans taking a break from filming ITV series Endeavour, resting against the railings by the Radcliffe Camera, enjoying the warm weather.

10:24am Tuesday 10 January 2017

Oxford's favourite detective set to hit screens tonight in new series of Endeavour

Shaun Evans playing Endeavour Morse in the new series. Photo: ITV Plc

CRIME drama fans will dash to their sofas tonight to see the start of a new series of Endeavour.

12:19pm Sunday 8 January 2017

New purple park-and-ride buses used on Oxford routes for the first time

Oxford Bus Company director Phil Southall with one of the new park-and-ride buses. Picture Richard Cave

NEW purple park-and-ride buses were used for the first time in Oxford yesterday following a £4.5m investment from Oxford Bus Company.

7:21am Friday 30 December 2016

Son of JRR Tolkien welcomes highest honour of the Bodleian Libraries

Christopher Tolkien - Picture Bob Cohn

THE son of JRR Tolkien has welcomed the Bodleian's Libraries' highest honour for his father's work to bring his legacy into the public eye.

1:06pm Wednesday 9 November 2016

Lighting Bodleian

BODLEIAN Library managers are warning readers and visitors that Duke Humfrey’s Library will be closed on Monday.

9:26am Friday 9 December 2016

Gem of a drinking song lost for more than a century has been rediscovered

Alfred Brendel Curator of Music at Bodleian Libraries, Martin Holmes with three-page score of long-lost song by English composer George Butterworth.

A LONG-lost 'gem' of a drinking song has been rediscovered in the depths of Oxford's Bodleian Libraries more than a century after its composer's death in the First World War.

12:11pm Thursday 15 December 2016

Celebrations of the 400th anniversary of the Bard's death continue tomorrow

CELEBRATIONS of the bard in the 400th year since his death are continuing at the Bodleian Libraries tomorrow.

12:58pm Wednesday 9 November 2016

Oxford's Professor of Poetry praises youngsters as he presents new collection of Bard's sonnets

Shakespeare sonnets printed using traditional printing methods at Blackwell Hall, Weston Library.

'SHALL I compare thee to a summer's day?' is arguably Shakespeare's most famous line, and also a favourite of poet Simon Armitage.

9:02am Tuesday 15 November 2016
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