Samuel Johnson & William Shakespeare

Date and time

7 Aug 2015 10:15 to 9 Aug 2015 10:15


Pembroke College, Oxford

Celebrating the 250th anniversary of the publication of Samuel Johnson’s ‘The Plays of William Shakespeare’ at Pembroke College, where Johnson was a student.

Friday 7th August, 8:30pm, Pichette Auditorium
Shakespeare’s Garland: a medley of song settings from the plays 

Soprano Nicola Harrison and pianist Guy Newbury present a programme which includes Thomas Morley’s It was a lover and his lass, Roger Quilter’s How should I your true love know? and Frank Bridge’s Blow Thou Winter Wind

Concert: open to all, admission free, booking required. Book here

Sunday 9th August, 2 – 5pm
Special exhibition of Samuel Johnson first editions,personal notebooks and related texts and artefacts

Exhibition: open to all, admission free, no booking required.