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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 December 2014Tuesday 20th January 2015 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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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 December 2014Sunday 29th March 2015 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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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
 
Archives Into The FutureArchives Into The FutureA one-day symposium.5th January 2015Monday 5th January 2015 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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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 PoemsThe Josephine Hart Poetry Hour, founded by poetry anthologist Josephine Hart, has presented great poetry read by great actors for the past 7 years. 12th January 2015 sees Joanna David read Rossetti's Goblin Market.12th January 2015Monday 12th January 2015 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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The Josephine Hart Poetry Hour: Goblin Market And Other Poems
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Poetry & Readings
DATES  Monday 12th January 2015 - 6.30pm-8pm
The Josephine Hart Poetry Hour, founded by poetry anthologist Josephine Hart, has presented great poetry read by great actors for the past 7 years. 12th Januar
 
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
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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.
 
Anthony Trollope Treasures DisplayAnthony Trollope Treasures DisplayA display dedicated to the English author including items from his archive and personal effects and the library's manuscript copy of Trollope's autobiography,3rd March 2015Sunday 7th June 2015 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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Free Event 
Anthony Trollope Treasures Display
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Installation | PRICING  Free  
DATES  3rd March to 7th June 2015
A display dedicated to the English author including items from his archive and personal effects and the library's manuscript copy of Trollope's autobiography,
 
Focus On Russia: Private View At The British Library Russian MusicFocus On Russia: Private View At The British Library Russian MusicDr Ekaterina Rogatchevskaia, leading East European Curator of the British Library, takes us on 3 exclusive tours of extraordinary Russian memorabilia in the Library's unique collection.19th March 2015Thursday 19th March 2015 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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Focus On Russia: Private View At The British Library Russian Music
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Thursday 19th March 2015 - 2pm-4pm
Dr Ekaterina Rogatchevskaia, leading East European Curator of the British Library, takes us on 3 exclusive tours of extraordinary Russian memorabilia in the Li
 
Focus On Russia: Private View At The British Library Gorbachev & His LegacyFocus On Russia: Private View At The British Library Gorbachev & His LegacyDr Ekaterina Rogatchevskaia, leading East European Curator of the British Library, takes us on 3 exclusive tours of extraordinary Russian memorabilia in the Library's unique collection.20th March 2015Friday 20th March 2015 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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Focus On Russia: Private View At The British Library Gorbachev & His Legacy
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Friday 20th March 2015 - 10.30am-12.30pm
Dr Ekaterina Rogatchevskaia, leading East European Curator of the British Library, takes us on 3 exclusive tours of extraordinary Russian memorabilia in the Li
 
Cornelia Parker: Magna Carta (An Embroidery)Cornelia Parker: Magna Carta (An Embroidery)A textile interpretation of the historic document stitched by over 200 people that have been associated and affected by its implementation.15th May 2015Friday 24th July 2015 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
Free Event 
Cornelia Parker: Magna Carta (An Embroidery)
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Modern and Contemporary Art | PRICING  Free  
DATES  15th May to 24th July 2015
A textile interpretation of the historic document stitched by over 200 people that have been associated and affected by its implementation.
 
West AfricaWest AfricaAn exhibition celebrating the cultural and literacy heritage of western Africa. Traditions, politics, faith, music, history and sound will be explored.16th October 2015Tuesday 16th February 2016 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
Free Event 
West Africa
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Installation | PRICING  Free  
DATES  16th October 2015 to 16th February 2016
An exhibition celebrating the cultural and literacy heritage of western Africa. Traditions, politics, faith, music, history and sound will be explored.
 
 
 

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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 

British Library

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

Saturday at The Big Chill House
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 27th December 2014 

The Big Chill House 5 minutes walk from British Library

DJs supply nu-disco and deep house....More

El Grande
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 27th December 2014 

Scala 6 minutes walk from British Library

DJs supply Salsa, Kizomba, Cuban, Latin and Bachata, includes teachers to help you with the basic steps and two showcase ...More

Sculptors' Jewellery
Exhibitions | Until 17th January 2015 

Pangolin London 7 minutes walk from British Library

An exhibition of jewellery made by a wide range of established sculptors....More

Finding
Exhibitions | Until 30th January 2015 

The Foundling Museum 8 minutes walk from British Library

Exhibition in response to the Museum's Collection and the Foundling Hospital story, with lecturers and students from Central Saint Martins ...More

Dawn Chorus
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

The Foundling Museum 8 minutes walk from British Library

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Superman Was A Foundling
Exhibitions | Until 30th April 2015 

The Foundling Museum 8 minutes walk from British Library

Award-winning writer Lemn Sissay MBE presents a visual exploration of the character who has come to play an important role ...More

The Magic Circle Christmas Show 2014
Theatre | Until 4th January 2015 

The Magic Circle 9 minutes walk from British Library

A festive treat for all the family. The doors of the world-famous The Magic Circle will be open for some ...More

The Playground Presents...
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 27th December 2014 

KOKO 12 minutes walk from British Library

Guest DJs supply house and techno, featuring sets from Ellen Allien supported by Luke Slater and his Planetary Assault System ...More

 

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London West End Shows this Christmas
London West End Shows this Christmas

With both Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice launching musicals in London this Christmas - plus two wonderful Roald ...More

 
London 2015: Mainstream Theatre
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From big name productions such as Benedict Cumberbatch's Hamlet to political plays like The Vote at the Donmar Warehouse, ...More

 
Closer
Closer
Theatre | 12th February 2015 - 4th April 2015 

The Donmar Warehouse

Patrick Marber's Olivier Award-winning play, Closer, is revived on stage for the first time since its premiere back in 1997. ...More

 
Ennio Morricone
Ennio Morricone
Concerts | On 5th February 2015 

The O2 Arena

The film composer Ennio Morricone, well known for his soundtracks to The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, Cinema Paradiso, ...More

 
A Mad World My Masters
Theatre | 27th April 2015 - 9th May 2015 

Barbican Centre

Sean Foley's critically acclaimed Royal Shakespeare Company production of Thomas Middleton's Jacobean comedy, first seen in 2013 in the Swan ...More

London Festival of Architecture
London Festival of Architecture
Exhibitions | 1st June 2015 - 30th June 2015 

Various Venues London

First set up in 2004 the London Festival of Architecture is back for its eleventh year in 2015 with an ...More

 
Diana Vishneva: On The Edge
Diana Vishneva: On The Edge
Dance | 14th April 2015 - 18th April 2015 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

The Russian leading ballerina, Principal Dancer at American Ballet Theatre and a star of the Mariinsky Ballet, Diana Vishneva performs ...More

 
Deluxe
Deluxe
Opened 14th November 2014 

Don't tell Rudolph! They're serving smoked reindeer with pickled blackberries, mascarpone and rocket at Deluxe, a temporary restaurant in Ely's ...More

 
The Queensbury Kitchen
The Queensbury Kitchen
Opened 10th December 2014 

From the team behind The Queensbury gastropub and right around the corner from it, comes The Queensbury Kitchen, a moden ...More

 
Dishoom King's Cross
Dishoom King's Cross
Opened 20th November 2014 

The third restaurant from the team behind Dishoom, the Bombay cafes in Shoreditch and Covent Garden, is also their largest ...More

 
 
 
 
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