Exhibition: The Age of Shakespeare

Last week’s main article highlighted some of the amazing Shakespeare-related finds in our Art Library collections. Readers may also be interested to hear about a new exhibition currently on display in the Central Library (outside Room700, 1st Floor).

Entitled “The Age of Shakespeare”, this lovingly-curated exhibition aims to create a sense of the world that Shakespeare inhabited during the late 16th and early 17th-centuries. Told using rare books from our Collections – many not seen in public before – this should be a destination for anyone who has got the Shakespeare bug following the weekend’s #shakespeare400 celebrations. “Come, and take choice of all my library, and so beguile they sorrow…

"The Age of Shakespeare": outside Room700, 1st Floor
“The Age of Shakespeare”: outside Room700, 1st Floor

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