Georgians Revealed

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 11TH MARCH 2014

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British Library, 96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 2DB 
 
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Dates:
8th November 2013 until 11th March 2014
 
OPENING TIMES
Mon to Fri 10am-6pm, Tue open until 8pm, Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 11am-5pm | Public holidays (when open) 11am-5pm
 
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£10 (Adults), FREE (Under 18s), Concessions available
 
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Georgians RevealedCommemorating the 300th anniversary of the House of Hanover and the establishment of a constitutional monarchy, this major British Library exhibition examines the extensive and cultural changes that have occurred in Britain's society since the reigns of George I, II, III and IV. Consumerism and celebrity culture are just two aspects of modern Britain that can be linked back to the Georgian period and, through the use of manuscripts, newspapers, books and printed items, the British Library's Georgian's Revealed exhibition enables visitors to understand the trials and triumphs of the ordinary people who transformed Britain. Among the items on display is a painting of The Royal Pavilion at Brighton, the spectacular seaside palace of the Prince Regent (George IV) transformed by John Nash between 1815 and 1822 into one of the most exotic buildings in the country.

 

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Georgians Revealed  Portrait of George I © National Portrait Gallery  

   
Georgians Revealed - Portrait of George I © National Portrait Gallery

Georgians Revealed Portrait of George I © National Portrait Gallery 

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King's Cross Tube Station
 
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Euston Tube Station
 
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Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Camden Road Overground Station
 
19 minutes walk
 
 
 
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Arcade Car Parks
 
6 minutes walk
 
Judd Street NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Great Northern Hotel
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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 3rd September 2014 - 7pm-11pm
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Oh Sister
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The Harrison, 28 Harrison Street, WC1H | 6 minutes from Georgians Revealed
The singer-songwriter, Sarah Berresford, who is currently resident in London performs alternative pop. With support from Daniel Pattison, Harry Harris & Ric Birtill....More
 
 
 
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This Will Destroy You
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 3rd September 2014 - 7.30pm-11pm
Scala, 275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, N1 | 6 minutes from Georgians Revealed
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Scala
London > Entertainment > Live Music
275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 6 minutes from Georgians Revealed
Housed inside the old King's Cross Cinema, the Scala might be a bit tattered around the edges but this only adds to its battered charm. The ... More
 
 
 
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Kings Place
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 7 minutes from Georgians Revealed
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations and with a waterside setting, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place combines the offices of The Guardian ... More
 
 
 
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Bloomsbury Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
15 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 8 minutes from Georgians Revealed
Owned and part-funded by University College London, the Bloomsbury was completed in 1968 on the site of a bomb-damaged church. The years have not been kind ... More
 
 
 
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British Library
London > Attractions > Museums
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | Same location as Georgians Revealed
With over 150 million items, a copy of every publication produced in the UK and Ireland, artwork by artists such as Antony Gormley and Eduardo Paolozzi, ... More
 
 
 
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John Ritblat Gallery - Treasures of British Library
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
The British Library, 96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | Same location as Georgians Revealed
The John Ritblat Gallery contains a permanent display of over 200 of the British Library's greatest treasures. It includes documents which made and recorded history, ... More
 
 
 
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St Pancras Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 5 minutes from Georgians Revealed
Completed in 1822, St Pancras Church was the most expensive church to be constructed since St Paul's was rebuilt after the Great Fire. This Greek Revival ... More
 
 
 
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Foyles St Pancras International
London > Shopping > Books
St Pancras International, Pancras Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 1 minute from Georgians Revealed
The family-run Foyles book shop has been in the book selling business since 1906. Books on a broad range of subjects from fiction and poetry to ... More
 
 
 
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Sourced Market
London > Shopping > Markets
St Pancras International, King's Cross, London NW1 | 1 minute from Georgians Revealed
Since opening in August 2009, the UK's first produce market to be located in a train station aims to bring the best from local and artisan ... More
 
 
 
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Peyton & Byrne at St Pancras
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Unit 11, The Undercroft, St Pancras International, King's Cross, London NW1 | 1 minute from Georgians Revealed
Take a little piece of baked Britain with you when you travel from St Pancras by stocking up on cakes, tarts, biscuits and buns at Peyton ... More
 
 
 
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Pizza Express
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
95 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | Same location as Georgians Revealed
Pizza Express has become something of a London institution. Serving consistently excellent Italian pizzas quickly in pleasant unfussy surroundings, this is always a convenient and acceptable ... More
 
 
 
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St Pancras Renaissance Afternoon Tea: Hansom Lounge
London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
Euston Road, NW1 | 1 minute from Georgians Revealed
The Hansom Lounge at the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel occupies the former cobbled driveway where Hansom cabs used to drop off and pick up their passengers. ... More
 
 
 
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Booking Office Bar & Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, Euston Road, NW1 | 1 minute from Georgians Revealed
With an expansive 29-metre bar, the magnificent Booking Office is the pride of the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel. A classic British menu presents an all-day dining ... More
 
 
 
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The Place
London > Education > Evening Classes
17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 4 minutes from Georgians Revealed
London's specialist venue for contemporary dance, The Place plays a role in every aspect of this fast-growing art form. The London Contemporary Dance School offers degrees ... More
 
 
 
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The Bartlett School of Architecture
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Wates House, 22 Gordon Street, WC1H | 7 minutes from Georgians Revealed
The Bartlett School of Architecture, on the corner of Huntley Street and Capper Street, is part of The Bartlett: UCL's global faculty of the built environment. ... More
 
 
 
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Slade School of Fine Art
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
UCL University, Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 9 minutes from Georgians Revealed
Among the best regarded art schools in the world. The Slade is a fairly traditional school with an insistence on certain techniques within each undergraduate course, ... More
 
 
 
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St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 1 minute from Georgians Revealed
The lavishly restored St Pancras Renaissance Hotel has attracted a lot of attention since opening in 2011 as part of the grand Eurostar relocation. The Hotel's ... More
 
 
 
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Dolphin Swimming Club
London > Leisure > Activities
U of L Pool, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 10 minutes from Georgians Revealed
Swimming lessons for children and aquaphobic adults. This is one of the more popular swimming schools in London, and one of the most long-running, with over ... More
 
 
 
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Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, N1C | 12 minutes from Georgians Revealed
Located in the heart of Kings Cross, Pancras Square Leisure centre offers a 25 metre swimming pool, smaller teaching pool, two exercise studios with over 25 ... More
 
 
 
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The Betjeman Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
Unit 53, St. Pancras International, NW1 | 1 minute from Georgians Revealed
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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The Harrison
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Harrison Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 6 minutes from Georgians Revealed
Originally built in the 1880s by Samuel Harrison to refresh the workers in his shoe factory, The Harrison pub's current building dates back to 1934. Owned ... More
 
 
 
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The Lamb
London > Nightlife > Pubs
94 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 12 minutes from Georgians Revealed
On the peaceful, pedestrianised Lamb's Conduit Street, hidden behind an 18th century facade, is The Lamb, a beautifully preserved Grade II listed Victorian pub. The pub ... More
 
 
 
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Cosy Kettle
London > Nightlife > Bars
60 Chalton Street, NW1 | 2 minutes from Georgians Revealed
Hidden below the bustling Somers Town Coffee House, Cosy Kettle offers an intimate sanctuary away from the pub crowd. Opened in late 2013, the bar is ... More
 
 
 
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GNH Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Great Northern Hotel, N1C | 3 minutes from Georgians Revealed
The GNH Bar takes up almost the entire ground floor of the Great Northern Hotel and opens directly onto the western concourse of King's Cross Station. ... More
 
 
 
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VOC
London > Nightlife > Bars
2 Varnishers Yard, Regents Quarter, N1 | 5 minutes from Georgians Revealed
VOC is a 17th Century-inspired Punch House from Fluid Movement, the people behind speakeasy bars The Whistling Shop and Purl. Taking its name from Vereenigde Oost-Indische ... More
 
 
 
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British Library Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | Same location as Georgians Revealed
As the national library of the United Kingdom the British Library is renowned for its world class collection of books but its Conference Centre is something ... More
 
 
 
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Friends House
London > Business > Venue Hire
173-177 Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 7 minutes from Georgians Revealed
The historic headquarters of Quakers in Britain, Friends House in Euston has 23 function rooms including a large Meeting Hall which seats up to 1,100 guests. ... More
 
 
 
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Kings Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 7 minutes from Georgians Revealed
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place offers conference organisers two auditoriums, two art galleries and a wide ... More
 
 
 

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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.3rd 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
Alan Rusbridger: Reflections On Press Freedom: TalkAlan Rusbridger: Reflections On Press Freedom: TalkAlan Rusbridger, Editor-in-Chief of Guardian News & Media, will share his views on freedom of the press. During his editorship at The Guardian he has fought a number of high-profile battles over press freedom and libel including the 2013 NSA leaks.8th September 2014Monday 8th September 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
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Alan Rusbridger: Reflections On Press Freedom: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Monday 8th September 2014 - 6.30pm-8.15pm
VENUE  British Library 
Alan Rusbridger, Editor-in-Chief of Guardian News & Media, will share his views on freedom of the press. During his editorship at The Guardian he has fought a number of high-profile battles over press freedom and libel including the 2013 NSA leaks.
Prisoners Of The Blob: Why Most Educational Experts Are Wrong About Everything: LecturePrisoners Of The Blob: Why Most Educational Experts Are Wrong About Everything: Lecture9th September 2014Tuesday 9th September 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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Prisoners Of The Blob: Why Most Educational Experts Are Wrong About Everything: Lecture
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Tuesday 9th September 2014 - 6.30pm-8.30pm
VENUE  British Library 
Digital Data And Artistic Expression: TalkDigital Data And Artistic Expression: TalkLearn how digital data is defining the new aesthetic expression of our age.10th September 2014Wednesday 10th September 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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Digital Data And Artistic Expression: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Literary Events & Book Signings | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Wednesday 10th September 2014 - 6pm-8.15pm
VENUE  British Library 
Learn how digital data is defining the new aesthetic expression of our age.
Theodore Roosevelt: A Literary Fellow: TalkTheodore Roosevelt: A Literary Fellow: Talk12th September 2014Friday 12th September 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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Theodore Roosevelt: A Literary Fellow: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Friday 12th September 2014 - 12.30pm-2pm
VENUE  British Library 
Dylan Thomas: Return JourneyDylan Thomas: Return JourneyBob Kingdom plays Thomas in this acclaimed celebration of the Welsh poet's last great lecture tour. Originally directed by actor Antony Hopkins.12th September 2014Saturday 13th September 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
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Dylan Thomas: Return Journey
event > Theatre > Solo
DATES  Friday 12th September 2014 at 6.30pm-8pm & Saturday 13th September 2014 at 2.30pm-4pm
VENUE  British Library 
Bob Kingdom plays Thomas in this acclaimed celebration of the Welsh poet's last great lecture tour. Originally directed by actor Antony Hopkins.
100 Poems To See You Through: Talk100 Poems To See You Through: TalkPoetry read by Jenny Agutter, Hermione Norris, Sue Perkins and John Lloyd.15th September 2014Monday 15th September 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
On Soon
100 Poems To See You Through: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Poetry & Readings
DATES  Monday 15th September 2014 - 6.30pm-7.45pm
VENUE  British Library 
Poetry read by Jenny Agutter, Hermione Norris, Sue Perkins and John Lloyd.
How To Generate PR For Your Business On A Limited BudgetHow To Generate PR For Your Business On A Limited BudgetJoin Jessica Huie for an essential workshop at the British Library on how to use PR to increase sales for your business.16th September 2014Tuesday 16th September 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
On Soon
How To Generate PR For Your Business On A Limited Budget
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Tuesday 16th September 2014 - 10am-12noon
VENUE  British Library 
Join Jessica Huie for an essential workshop at the British Library on how to use PR to increase sales for your business.
Sean Street:The Memory of Sound: TalkSean Street:The Memory of Sound: Talk17th September 2014Wednesday 17th September 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
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event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Wednesday 17th September 2014 - 4.30pm-6.30pm
VENUE  British Library 
Britain and Russia in the Great War: Centenary Reflections: TalkBritain and Russia in the Great War: Centenary Reflections: Talk19th September 2014Friday 19th September 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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Britain and Russia in the Great War: Centenary Reflections: Talk
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DATES  Friday 19th September 2014 - 9.30am-5pm
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