Tag Archives: Oxford Open Doors

Oxford Open Doors, 8 and 9 September 2017

The Bodleian Law Library is participating in this year’s Oxford “Open Doors” weekend on Friday and Saturday, 8-9 September 2017.  (Open Doors is organized by Oxford Preservation Trust, and events continue on Sunday, though the Law Library will not be open on that day.)  The purpose of the weekend is to enable a wider public… Read More »

Oxford Open Doors, 11 and 12 September 2015

The Bodleian Law Library is participating in this year’s Oxford Open Doors weekend on Friday and Saturday, 11-12 September 2015.  The purpose of the event is to enable a wider public to see interesting and important buildings, including many that are not normally open to visitors, and, equally, to learn about the activities that take place in… Read More »

The St Cross Building and its architects

As we begin preparations for our participation in “Oxford Open Doors” in September, we realize that many people may not be aware of the commemorative book that we published for the 50th anniversary of the Law Library last year.  The book included an architectural introduction which is reproduced below. The entire book (Celebrating 50 Years… Read More »

Oxford Open Doors and other open events

In my two previous posts, I described the Bodleian Law Library’s participation in Oxford Open Doors 2012.  A few further details might be of interest. Oxford Open Doors is organized by the Oxford Preservation Trust.  It is part of a wider initiative known as Heritage Open Days in which interesting and important buildings in many… Read More »

Bodleian Law Library a modern architectural landmark

Further to my earlier post about the Bodleian Law Library’s participation in “Oxford Open Doors”, and for the benefit of readers whose chief interest is likely to be law, it might be useful to say something about the architectural significance of the building. The St. Cross Building was designed by Leslie Martin and Colin St. John… Read More »

Oxford Open Doors 7 and 8 September 2012

The Bodleian Law Library is participating in this year’s Oxford “Open Doors” weekend on Friday and Saturday, 7-8 September 2012.  (The “Open Doors” events continue on Sunday, though the Law Library will not be open on that day.)  The purpose of the weekend is to enable a wider public to see interesting and important buildings,… Read More »