Sheldon Tapestry Map: daily talks

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Sheldon Tapestry Map talks

 Every weekday  

  11.30am – 12pm  

  Admission free

Sheldon Tapestry Map talks

As part of our Talking Maps exhibition, join a member of the Bodleian Library's Map Room as they talk about the background of the Sheldon Tapestry Map of Oxfordshire and answer questions. The map is on display in Blackwell Hall in the Weston Library.

Talks take place every weekday between 11.30am–12pm.


Blackwell Hall, Weston Library, Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BG

 Wheelchair access

The Weston Library is wheelchair accessible.


Admission free


A member of the Bodleian's Map Room team

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