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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
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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
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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
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
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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
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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Spark In The Dark: Talk
Exhibitions | On 20th August 2014 

Housmans Bookshop 5 minutes walk from British Library

John Constable reads from his hallucinatory Blakesque poetry collection, which draws much inspiration from London settings....More

Tom Hyatt
Concerts | On 20th August 2014 

The Harrison 6 minutes walk from British Library

The singer-songwriter from Lancashire, now resident in London, performs contemporary folk. With support from The Moon, The Son & The ...More

SouLost
Concerts | On 20th August 2014 

Surya 9 minutes walk from British Library

This London-based foursome performs electro-rock originals....More

Lucius
Concerts | On 20th August 2014 

The Lexington 13 minutes walk from British Library

Alternative and indie-pop by the group who are based in New York. With support from Ink....More

The Balloon Club
Concerts | Until 29th October 2014 

The Wheelbarrow 13 minutes walk from British Library

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Mojito Madness
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 27th August 2014 

Anam 15 minutes walk from British Library

Resident DJs play dance, house and R&B....More

Rovianne Matovu: The Benin Brass Plaques, Contact And Trade With The Portuguese 1550-1650: Talk
Exhibitions | On 20th August 2014 

British Museum 15 minutes walk from British Library

A talk based on contact and trade with the Portuguese....More

Stripped Back Soul
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 29th October 2014 

The Blues Kitchen 15 minutes walk from British Library

Resident DJs play Motown and soul....More

August And After
Concerts | On 20th August 2014 

The Forge Arts Venue 15 minutes walk from British Library

Hailing from London, the four-piece performs self-penned indie-folk material....More

The War On A Postcard
Exhibitions | On 20th August 2014 

The Cartoon Museum 16 minutes walk from British Library

Roger Mayhew will guide you through an illustrated overview of the ways in which postcard cartoonist portrayed key issues as ...More

 
 
 
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