This exhibition is opening this week in Oxford and looks well worth a visit.
From the museum website:
The Ashmolean will open a special exhibition celebrating the life and work of Antonio Stradivari. For the first time ever in the UK, the Ashmolean will bring together 21 of Stradivari’s most important, well-preserved instruments to showcase the brilliance of his craft, including 11 works from his Golden Period.
For further details and booking information see here