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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
Category: event
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
Category: event
 
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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Richard Serra: Backdoor Pipeline, Ramble, Dead Load, London Cross
Exhibitions | Until 28th February 2015 

Gagosian Gallery Britannia Street 8 minutes walk from British Library

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The Wondersmiths Christmas Party
Concerts | On 23rd December 2014 

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Dust Me Down Blues Band
Concerts | On 23rd December 2014 

The Blues Kitchen 15 minutes walk from British Library

Blues and funk covers band....More

YADA YADA K: Improvised Comedy In Camden
Comedy | On 23rd December 2014 

The Camden Head 15 minutes walk from British Library

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Paradox Christmas Party
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 23rd December 2014 

EGG 16 minutes walk from British Library

DJs Dean Marc, Gianluca Sved and NDR spin house and techno....More

Matthew Bourne's Edward Scissorhands
Dance | Until 11th January 2015 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 17 minutes walk from British Library

Matthew Bourne's magical dance production based on the classic Tim Burton film and featuring the beautiful and unforgettable music by ...More

Calvin & Biggers
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 23rd December 2014 

Jazz Cafe 18 minutes walk from British Library

Jazz, blues and R&B courtesy of DJs Calvin Francis, Gordon Mac and DJ Bigger with live performances from Timotha Lanae, ...More

Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol
Theatre | Until 3rd January 2015 

The Old Red Lion Theatre 18 minutes walk from British Library

Metal Rabbit presents Neil Bartlett's adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic tale of ghosts, greed and goodwill....More

Charming - A Farcical Fairy Tale
Theatre | Until 3rd January 2015 

The Old Red Lion Theatre 18 minutes walk from British Library

Four French princes, not quite of the charming type, bet to confirm that the first among them to marry will ...More

 

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Exhibitions | On 8th March 2015 

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Theatre | Until 9th May 2015 

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Rodrigo y Gabriela
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Concerts | On 21st March 2015 

SSE Arena, Wembley

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