MIND-BOGGLING ‘BODLEIANALIA - MAR 27 - 7.37PM
Bodleian Library, Claire Cock-Starkey
Imagine selling Shakespeare’s First Folio after receiving his Third because it was mistaken for a repeat of the First or telling the King of England he doesn’t have permission to remove a book from the library because “those are the rules”.
Claire Cock-Starkey, author of ‘Penguins, Pineapples and Pangolins’ (as recommended by TV’s QI don’t-you-know) has delved into the topsy-turvy history of the Bodleian library and brought forward some of its most intriguing tales in her newest book, ‘Bodleianalia’.
Quirky, fun and informative, you don’t need to be a history buff or book lover to appreciate the comings and goings of those eccentric characters who have graced the Bodleian’s hallowed halls.
DID WHAT IT SAID ON THE TIN - MARCH 22 - 11.18am
A DISCERNING DIP INTO THE JOYS OF GIN - MARCH 22 - 9.29am
THE LONG AND WINDING ROAD - MARCH 21 - 2.48pm
BEE-LIEVE - MARCH 21 - 11.07am
SWANKY BASH - MARCH 21 - 9.15am
50 SECONDS, 5 QUESTIONS - CLAIRE COCK-STARKEY - MARCH 20 - 1.41pm
50 SECONDS, 5 QUESTIONS - JOANNE HARRIS - MARCH 20 - 11.31am