The Grace of Plants: Shakespeare & Botany
William Shakespeare refers to the powerful grace of plants in Romeo and Juliet, and it is clear from his works that he was familiar with a wide range of botany: flowers, herbs, fruit and vegetables. Author Margaret Willes discusses Shakespeare’s references to plants, whilst in the beautiful surroundings of Oxford’s Botanic Garden and alongside exquisite hand-coloured illustrations from the Bodleian Library’s copy of John Gerards 1597 Herbal.
Date/Time: Sat 18th June - 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Add to Calendar
Cost: £8/£6/£2 (Under 18's)
The University of Oxford Botanic Garden, Rose Lane, Oxford, OX1 4AZ