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1914: Goodbye To All That: Talk1914: Goodbye To All That: TalkWith Lavinia Greenlaw, Erwin Mortier, Kamila Shamsie, Ali Smith and Ales Steger.28th July 2014Monday 28th July 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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1914: Goodbye To All That: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Monday 28th July 2014 - 6.30pm-8pm
With Lavinia Greenlaw, Erwin Mortier, Kamila Shamsie, Ali Smith and Ales Steger.
 
Bryan Lee O'Malley: TalkBryan Lee O'Malley: TalkThe writer discusses his work.15th August 2014Friday 15th August 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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Bryan Lee O'Malley: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Friday 15th August 2014 - 6.30pm-8pm
The writer discusses his work.
 
The Music of War: 1914-1918: ConferenceThe Music of War: 1914-1918: ConferenceSpeakers from 12 countries will consider the contribution of music to the war, including government propaganda, commemoration, therapy, morale boosting and entertainment.29th August 2014Sunday 31st August 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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The Music of War: 1914-1918: Conference
event > Business Events > Conferences
DATES  29th August 2014 at 9.30am-8pm, 30th August 2014 at 9.30am-7.30pm & 31st August 2014 at 10.30am-5.15pm
Speakers from 12 countries will consider the contribution of music to the war, including government propaganda, commemoration, therapy, morale boosting and ent
 
War Women And SongWar Women And SongDrama, music and comedy in a production by Anna Farthing and Bea Roberts, bringing to life the experience of those who toured to theatres of war.30th August 2014Saturday 30th August 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
 
War Women And Song
event > Theatre > Dramas
DATES  Saturday 30th August 2014 - 6.30pm-7.30pm
Drama, music and comedy in a production by Anna Farthing and Bea Roberts, bringing to life the experience of those who toured to theatres of war.
 
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
 
Alan Rusbridger: Reflections On Press Freedom: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Monday 8th September 2014 - 6.30pm-8.15pm
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
 
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
 
Dylan Thomas: Return Journey
event > Theatre > Solo
DATES  Friday 12th September 2014 at 6.30pm-8pm & Saturday 13th September 2014 at 2.30pm-4pm
Bob Kingdom plays Thomas in this acclaimed celebration of the Welsh poet's last great lecture tour. Originally directed by actor Antony Hopkins.
 
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
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International Translation Day 2014: Discussion
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Literary Events & Book Signings
DATES  Friday 26th September 2014 - 9am-5pm
The annual event for the translation community.
 
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 cli3rd October 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
 
The Pen Pinter Prize 2014: TalkThe Pen Pinter Prize 2014: TalkSalman Rushdie receives 2014's PEN/Pinter Prize.9th October 2014Thursday 9th October 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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The Pen Pinter Prize 2014: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Thursday 9th October 2014 - 6.30pm-8pm
Salman Rushdie receives 2014's PEN/Pinter Prize.
 
 
 

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