Friends of Dr Williams's Library lecture in 2017

Forthcoming Events:

‘Thomas Cromwell’s Religion Revisited’.

The Friends of Dr Williams's Library lecture in 2017 is to be held on 19 October.

Prof Diarmaid MacCulloch of St Cross College, Oxford, has agreed to speak on a theme related to the Reformation. As a historian Prof MacCulloch, Kt, FSA, FRHistS, FBA specialises in church history and the history of Christianity. He has chosen as his lecture’s title, ‘Thomas Cromwell’s Religion Revisited’. Given his popularity as a familiar speaker on television and radio, as well as his occasional forays into journalism, this promises to be very well attended. All those interested are advised to make a special note in their diaries.

If you would like to book a place at the DWL Friends' Lecture, please write to

DWL Adopt Scheme Concert

9:31pm, 23/08/17

Watch this space: for a concert which will take place during the coming winter.   A programme of 19th century  music including works for oboe, bassoon and piano has been arranged. Works by Beethoven, Mozart, Danzi and the lesser-known italian composer Centroni will be preformed. read more …

2016 Friends Lecture

3:31pm, 07/08/17

The 2016 Friends of Dr Williams's Library Lecture given by Dr Alan Argent: Dr Williams's Library 1729-1793 "a good library, under the direction of the dissenters" is now available. read more …

New titles added in August 2017

6:42pm, 03/06/17

Titles added August 2017   Boundaries of toleration 2014.   The Larger Blake-Varley sketchbook 1989.   Western spirituality c1981. read more …

Friday Closure

3:45pm, 26/04/17

Dr Williams's Library will be open from Monday to Thursday but closed every Friday from Friday the 7th July 2017 until further notice. This will allow staff to work on cataloguing and other essential projects. read more …

10:46am, 28/03/17

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