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In The Dark Presents Under Milk Wood (1954)In The Dark Presents Under Milk Wood (1954)A listening events featuring one of the most important, innovative and exciting BBC Radio feature programmes of the mid-20th century.27th November 2014Thursday 27th November 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
Free EventToday Only
In The Dark Presents Under Milk Wood (1954)
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Literary Events & Book Signings | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Thursday 27th November 2014 - 5.15pm
A listening events featuring one of the most important, innovative and exciting BBC Radio feature programmes of the mid-20th century.
 
Afrika Bambaataa: 40 Years of Hip Hop: TalkAfrika Bambaataa: 40 Years of Hip Hop: TalkThe 'Godfather of Hip Hop' in conversation.27th November 2014Thursday 27th November 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
Today Only
Afrika Bambaataa: 40 Years of Hip Hop: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Literary Events & Book Signings
DATES  Thursday 27th November 2014 - 7pm-10.30pm
The 'Godfather of Hip Hop' in conversation.
 
Terror and Wonder: The Gothic ImaginationTerror and Wonder: The Gothic ImaginationTerror and Wonder: The Gothic ImaginationExploring the enduring influence that the gothic genre has had on literature, film, fashion, music and art, Terror and Wonder: The Gothic Imagination at the British Library provides a comprehensive look at gothic literature. Ranging from Horace Walpole to Angela Carter, there will be over 200 rare exhibits including manuscripts, paintings, film cli27th November 2014Tuesday 20th January 2015 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
Ongoing
Terror and Wonder: The Gothic Imagination
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
DATES  3rd October 2014 to 20th January 2015
Exploring the enduring influence that the gothic genre has had on literature, film, fashion, music and art, Terror and Wonder: The Gothic Imagination at the Br... More about this event
 
Lines In The Ice: Seeking The Northwest PassageLines In The Ice: Seeking The Northwest PassageA display featuring early European maps, early Arctic photography and accounts by the Inuit population, examining the fascination to exploring the Arctic, and in particular, the Northwest Passage.27th November 2014Sunday 29th March 2015 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
Lines In The Ice: Seeking The Northwest Passage
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Installation | PRICING  Free  
DATES  14th November 2014 to 29th March 2015
A display featuring early European maps, early Arctic photography and accounts by the Inuit population, examining the fascination to exploring the Arctic, and
 
The Grand Depart: Tour De Lead GraffiThe Grand Depart: Tour De Lead GraffiA display to celebrate the Tour de France's fourth visit to the UK for the Grand Depart 2014. This display includes a selection of posters from the 2012 and 2013 editions of the Tour.27th November 2014Sunday 30th November 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
The Grand Depart: Tour De Lead Graffi
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Graphic Design | PRICING  Free  
DATES  26th to 30th Nov 2014
A display to celebrate the Tour de France's fourth visit to the UK for the Grand Depart 2014. This display includes a selection of posters from the 2012 and 20
 
Monica Ross: A Symposium: TalkMonica Ross: A Symposium: TalkA celebration of the feminist artists' life and work.28th November 2014Friday 28th November 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
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Monica Ross: A Symposium: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Literary Events & Book Signings
DATES  Friday 28th November 2014 - 10am-5pm
A celebration of the feminist artists' life and work.
 
Historic Punch Presents Undead At The Library: TalkHistoric Punch Presents Undead At The Library: TalkCorpses, conversation and quaffing, including an eerie tour of the exhibition.28th November 2014Friday 28th November 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
On Soon
Historic Punch Presents Undead At The Library: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Literary Events & Book Signings
DATES  Friday 28th November 2014 - 6.30pm-9.30pm
Corpses, conversation and quaffing, including an eerie tour of the exhibition.
 
The Search for Franklin's Lost Ships: TalkThe Search for Franklin's Lost Ships: TalkWith marine archaeologist Ryan Harris.1st December 2014Monday 1st December 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
On Soon
The Search for Franklin's Lost Ships: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Literary Events & Book Signings
DATES  Monday 1st December 2014 - 6.30pm-8pm
With marine archaeologist Ryan Harris.
 
Peter Hennessy Lecture: The Nature Of Memory: TalkPeter Hennessy Lecture: The Nature Of Memory: TalkThe renowned historian reflects on memory and its place in historical enquiry.2nd December 2014Tuesday 2nd December 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
On Soon
Peter Hennessy Lecture: The Nature Of Memory: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Literary Events & Book Signings
DATES  Tuesday 2nd December 2014 - 6.15pm-7.15pm
The renowned historian reflects on memory and its place in historical enquiry.
 
On Gothic Literature: Sarah Waters, DBC Pierre And Kim Newman: TalkOn Gothic Literature: Sarah Waters, DBC Pierre And Kim Newman: TalkThe authors read from their works.3rd December 2014Wednesday 3rd December 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
On Soon
On Gothic Literature: Sarah Waters, DBC Pierre And Kim Newman: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Literary Events & Book Signings
DATES  Wednesday 3rd December 2014 - 6.30pm-8pm
The authors read from their works.
 
Conservation Studio TourConservation Studio TourA chance to take a behind the scenes tour of the Conservation studios.4th December 2014Thursday 4th December 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Conservation Studio Tour
event > Tours | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Thursday 4th December 2014 - 2pm
A chance to take a behind the scenes tour of the Conservation studios.
 
Christmas QuizChristmas Quiz4th December 2014Thursday 4th December 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
On Soon
Christmas Quiz
event > Leisure
DATES  Thursday 4th December 2014 - 6.30pm
 
Ryoji Ikeda In Conversation With Christian Marclay: TalkRyoji Ikeda In Conversation With Christian Marclay: TalkArtist Ikeda discusses spectra, a tower of light he created in London.4th December 2014Thursday 4th December 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
On Soon
Ryoji Ikeda In Conversation With Christian Marclay: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Literary Events & Book Signings
DATES  Thursday 4th December 2014 - 6.30pm-8pm
Artist Ikeda discusses spectra, a tower of light he created in London.
 
Gothic Tales: TalkGothic Tales: TalkAn evening of mysterious and ghostly stories.5th December 2014Friday 5th December 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
On Soon
Gothic Tales: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Literary Events & Book Signings
DATES  Friday 5th December 2014 - 6.30pm-8pm
An evening of mysterious and ghostly stories.
 
Gothic Study DayGothic Study DayA day of presentations by leading specialists for those who wish to take their interest in the Gothic to a deeper level.6th December 2014Saturday 6th December 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
On Soon
Gothic Study Day
event > Leisure
DATES  Saturday 6th December 2014 - 10am-4.45pm
A day of presentations by leading specialists for those who wish to take their interest in the Gothic to a deeper level.
 
Diamonds Are Forever' Edison, The Disc And The Cylinder: LectureDiamonds Are Forever' Edison, The Disc And The Cylinder: LectureWith Tim Wood-Woolley and Keith Harrison of the City of London Gramophone and Phonograph Society.11th December 2014Thursday 11th December 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Diamonds Are Forever' Edison, The Disc And The Cylinder: Lecture
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Thursday 11th December 2014 - 6pm-7pm
With Tim Wood-Woolley and Keith Harrison of the City of London Gramophone and Phonograph Society.
 
Kate MosseKate MosseKate Mosse will be discussing her latest novel, The Taxidermist's Daughter.12th December 2014Friday 12th December 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
On Soon
Kate Mosse
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Friday 12th December 2014 - 6.30pm-8pm
Kate Mosse will be discussing her latest novel, The Taxidermist's Daughter.
 
Graham Swift Reads From England And Other StoriesGraham Swift Reads From England And Other StoriesFor this special event at the British Library, Graham Swift will read a complete story from his new collection 'England and other Stories', and talk about his new book and his writing in general with author Erica Wagner.15th December 2014Monday 15th December 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
On Soon
Graham Swift Reads From England And Other Stories
event > Kids Events > Storytelling
DATES  Monday 15th December 2014 - 6.30pm-8pm
For this special event at the British Library, Graham Swift will read a complete story from his new collection 'England and other Stories', and talk about his
 
Archives Into The FutureArchives Into The FutureA one-day symposium.5th January 2015Monday 5th January 2015 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
Free Event 
Archives Into The Future
event > Business Events > Conferences | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Monday 5th January 2015 - 10am-8pm
A one-day symposium.
 
The Josephine Hart Poetry Hour: Goblin Market And Other PoemsThe Josephine Hart Poetry Hour: Goblin Market And Other PoemsWith Joanna David.12th January 2015Monday 12th January 2015 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
 
The Josephine Hart Poetry Hour: Goblin Market And Other Poems
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Poetry & Readings
DATES  Monday 12th January 2015 - 6.30pm-8pm
With Joanna David.
 
Chris Priestly, Chris Riddell And GuestsChris Priestly, Chris Riddell And GuestsA special event for young adults and older children.17th January 2015Saturday 17th January 2015 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
 
Chris Priestly, Chris Riddell And Guests
event > Kids Events
DATES  Saturday 17th January 2015 - 2.30pm-4pm
A special event for young adults and older children.
 
 
 

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The Grand Depart: Tour De Lead Graffi
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A display to celebrate the Tour de France's fourth visit to the UK for the Grand Depart 2014. This display ...More

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Exhibitions | On 27th November 2014 

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A listening events featuring one of the most important, innovative and exciting BBC Radio feature programmes of the mid-20th century....More

Terror and Wonder: The Gothic Imagination
Terror and Wonder: The Gothic Imagination
Exhibitions | Until 20th January 2015 

British Library

Exploring the enduring influence that the gothic genre has had on literature, film, fashion, music and art, Terror and Wonder: ...More

 
Lines In The Ice: Seeking The Northwest Passage
Exhibitions | Until 29th March 2015 

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A display featuring early European maps, early Arctic photography and accounts by the Inuit population, examining the fascination to exploring ...More

Afrika Bambaataa: 40 Years of Hip Hop: Talk
Exhibitions | On 27th November 2014 

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The 'Godfather of Hip Hop' in conversation....More

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Chamber Classics Unwrapped
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Concerts | Until 13th December 2014 

Kings Place 7 minutes walk from British Library

Celebrating the association that Kings Place has with chamber music, this year-long festival sees them depart from ...More

 
 
 
 
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