Shakespeare Oxford 2016

Throughout 2016, special events are taking place across Britain and the world to mark 400 years since the death of William Shakespeare – playwright, poet, actor, and arguably the greatest writer ever in the English language.

From March to December, Shakespeare Oxford 2016 are celebrating his life, work, and legacy through a festival of performances, talks, exhibitions, concerts, conferences, film showings, poetry and youth projects.

Download the programme of August - November events here (pdf)

Download the previous programme: April - August events(pdf)

Blackwell's Shakespeare Book of the Month

See the book

OUP's Theme of the Month

Explore Shakespeare theme by theme through 2016. New videos, articles, and resources every month, for every level from school to scholar.

Themes of the month:
Shakespeare in his Time
Shakespeare in our Time
Shakespeare and Film
Shakespeare and Women
Shakespeare and Sex
Shakespeare Worldwide
Shakespeare and Money
Shakespeare’s Reading
Shakespeare and Religion