Mughal India: Art, Culture And Empire

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 2ND APRIL 2013

ADDRESS
British Library, 96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 2DB 
 
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Dates:
9th November 2012 until 2nd April 2013
 
OPENING TIMES
Mon & Wed-Fri 10am-6pm, last adm 5pm | Tue 10am-8pm, last adm 7pm | Sat 10am-5pm, last adm 4pm | Sun & Bank Hols 11am-5pm, last adm 4pm | closed Dec 24-26, Jan 1 & Mar 29-31,
 
PRICES
£9, OAP £7, NUS/disabled/unwaged £5, under 18s/mems/disabled carer free, National Art Pass £4.50, OAP £3.50
 

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Mughal India: Art, Culture And EmpireMore than 200 paintings and artefacts documenting the entire period of the Mughal Empire, which at its peak spread from Kabul in the northwest and covered most of the South Asian subcontinent, are displayed in this major exhibition. Taking place at the British Library, it will be the first ever exhibition to document the entire period, from the 16th to the 19th centuries. Among the 200 exquisite objects on display, Bahadur Shah II's crown, a page from the imperial manuscript Akbarnama and a portrait of Prince Dara Shikoh will feature.

 

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British Library events

 
Sean Street:The Memory Of Sound: TalkSean Street:The Memory Of Sound: TalkStreet analyses how the brain is triggered by the memory of programmes, songs and individual sounds.17th September 2014Wednesday 17th September 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
Free EventToday Only
Sean Street:The Memory Of Sound: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Wednesday 17th September 2014 - 4.30pm-6.30pm
VENUE  British Library 
Street analyses how the brain is triggered by the memory of programmes, songs and individual sounds.
Enduring War: Grief, Grit And HumourEnduring War: Grief, Grit And HumourThis exhibition at the British Library showcases letters and diaries from serving soldiers and their relations as part of the World War One centenary commemorations.17th September 2014Sunday 12th October 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
Enduring War: Grief, Grit And Humour
event > Exhibitions | PRICING  Free  
DATES  19th July to 12th October 2014
VENUE  British Library 
This exhibition at the British Library showcases letters and diaries from serving soldiers and their relations as part of the World War One centenary commemorations.... More about this event
Britain And Russia In The Great War: Centenary Reflections: TalkBritain And Russia In The Great War: Centenary Reflections: TalkAcademics and curators explore the countries' responses to the Great War.19th September 2014Friday 19th September 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
On Soon
Britain And Russia In The Great War: Centenary Reflections: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Friday 19th September 2014 - 9.30am-5pm
VENUE  British Library 
Academics and curators explore the countries' responses to the Great War.
Inspiring Entrepreneurs: Movers and ShakersInspiring Entrepreneurs: Movers and ShakersA talk on innovation and entrepreneurship.22nd September 2014Monday 22nd September 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
On Soon
Inspiring Entrepreneurs: Movers and Shakers
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Literary Events & Book Signings
DATES  Monday 22nd September 2014 - 6.15pm-9pm
VENUE  British Library 
A talk on innovation and entrepreneurship.
Inspiring Entrepreneurs: Movers and Shakers: Panel DiscussionInspiring Entrepreneurs: Movers and Shakers: Panel DiscussionA panel discussion about how to exploit new markets and opportunities.22nd September 2014Monday 22nd September 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
On Soon
Inspiring Entrepreneurs: Movers and Shakers: Panel Discussion
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Monday 22nd September 2014 - 6.15pm-9pm
VENUE  British Library 
A panel discussion about how to exploit new markets and opportunities.
Books Talk Back: TalkBooks Talk Back: TalkTalk by novelist Naomi Wood22nd September 2014Monday 22nd September 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Books Talk Back: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Monday 22nd September 2014 - 6.30pm-10.30pm
VENUE  British Library 
Talk by novelist Naomi Wood
International Translation Day 2014: DiscussionInternational Translation Day 2014: DiscussionThe annual event for the translation community.26th September 2014Friday 26th September 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
On Soon
International Translation Day 2014: Discussion
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Literary Events & Book Signings
DATES  Friday 26th September 2014 - 9am-6pm
VENUE  British Library 
The annual event for the translation community.
The Beatles Lyrics: The Unseen Story: TalkThe Beatles Lyrics: The Unseen Story: TalkGiven by Hunter Davies.26th September 2014Friday 26th September 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
On Soon
The Beatles Lyrics: The Unseen Story: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Friday 26th September 2014 - 7pm-10.30pm
VENUE  British Library 
Given by Hunter Davies.
Biotech on the Farm: Food for Thought': TalkBiotech on the Farm: Food for Thought': TalkA discussion on the future of meat production.30th September 2014Tuesday 30th September 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
On Soon
Biotech on the Farm: Food for Thought': Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Literary Events & Book Signings
DATES  Tuesday 30th September 2014 - 6pm-10.30pm
VENUE  British Library 
A discussion on the future of meat production.
Ida Barr's Great War Music Hall: TalkIda Barr's Great War Music Hall: TalkIda Barr hosts an event addressing The British Music Hall in the First World War with academic insight and songs of the period.30th September 2014Tuesday 30th September 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
On Soon
Ida Barr's Great War Music Hall: Talk
event > Leisure
DATES  Tuesday 30th September 2014 - 6.30pm-10pm
VENUE  British Library 
Ida Barr hosts an event addressing The British Music Hall in the First World War with academic insight and songs of the period.
 

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