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Cavafy and England: A Home From Home: TalkCavafy and England: A Home From Home: TalkExamining the Egyptian-born poets close links with England.24th November 2014Monday 24th November 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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Cavafy and England: A Home From Home: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Literary Events & Book Signings | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Monday 24th November 2014 - 6pm-7pm
Examining the Egyptian-born poets close links with England.
 
Through The Door: New Poetry from The Archives: TalkThrough The Door: New Poetry from The Archives: TalkAn event exploring London's archives through newly commissioned poetry.24th November 2014Monday 24th November 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
Today Only
Through The Door: New Poetry from The Archives: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Literary Events & Book Signings
DATES  Monday 24th November 2014 - 7pm-10.30pm
An event exploring London's archives through newly commissioned poetry.
 
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 cli24th November 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 Problem With Democracy: TalkThe Problem With Democracy: TalkProfessor Matthew Flinders suggest new ways of thinking about politics.26th November 2014Wednesday 26th November 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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The Problem With Democracy: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Literary Events & Book Signings
DATES  Wednesday 26th November 2014 - 6.30pm-8pm
Professor Matthew Flinders suggest new ways of thinking about politics.
 
Afrika Bambaataa: 40 Years of Hip Hop: TalkAfrika Bambaataa: 40 Years of Hip Hop: TalkThe 'Godfather of Hip Hop' in conversation.27th November 2014Thursday 27th November 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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Afrika Bambaataa: 40 Years of Hip Hop: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Literary Events & Book Signings
DATES  Thursday 27th November 2014 - 7pm-10.30pm
The 'Godfather of Hip Hop' in conversation.
 
Monica Ross: A Symposium: TalkMonica Ross: A Symposium: TalkA celebration of the feminist artists' life and work.28th November 2014Friday 28th November 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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Monica Ross: A Symposium: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Literary Events & Book Signings
DATES  Friday 28th November 2014 - 10am-5pm
A celebration of the feminist artists' life and work.
 
Historic Punch Presents Undead At The Library: TalkHistoric Punch Presents Undead At The Library: TalkCorpses, conversation and quaffing, including an eerie tour of the exhibition.28th November 2014Friday 28th November 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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Historic Punch Presents Undead At The Library: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Literary Events & Book Signings
DATES  Friday 28th November 2014 - 6.30pm-9.30pm
Corpses, conversation and quaffing, including an eerie tour of the exhibition.
 
The Search for Franklin's Lost Ships: TalkThe Search for Franklin's Lost Ships: TalkWith marine archaeologist Ryan Harris.1st December 2014Monday 1st December 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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The Search for Franklin's Lost Ships: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Literary Events & Book Signings
DATES  Monday 1st December 2014 - 6.30pm-8pm
With marine archaeologist Ryan Harris.
 
Peter Hennessy Lecture: The Nature Of Memory: TalkPeter Hennessy Lecture: The Nature Of Memory: TalkThe renowned historian reflects on memory and its place in historical enquiry.2nd December 2014Tuesday 2nd December 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
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Peter Hennessy Lecture: The Nature Of Memory: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Literary Events & Book Signings
DATES  Tuesday 2nd December 2014 - 6.15pm-7.15pm
The renowned historian reflects on memory and its place in historical enquiry.
 
On Gothic Literature: Sarah Waters, DBC Pierre And Kim Newman: TalkOn Gothic Literature: Sarah Waters, DBC Pierre And Kim Newman: TalkThe authors read from their works.3rd December 2014Wednesday 3rd December 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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On Gothic Literature: Sarah Waters, DBC Pierre And Kim Newman: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Literary Events & Book Signings
DATES  Wednesday 3rd December 2014 - 6.30pm-8pm
The authors read from their works.
 
Ryoji Ikeda In Conversation With Christian Marclay: TalkRyoji Ikeda In Conversation With Christian Marclay: TalkArtist Ikeda discusses spectra, a tower of light he created in London.4th December 2014Thursday 4th December 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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Ryoji Ikeda In Conversation With Christian Marclay: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Literary Events & Book Signings
DATES  Thursday 4th December 2014 - 6.30pm-8pm
Artist Ikeda discusses spectra, a tower of light he created in London.
 
Gothic Tales: TalkGothic Tales: TalkAn evening of mysterious and ghostly stories.5th December 2014Friday 5th December 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
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Gothic Tales: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Literary Events & Book Signings
DATES  Friday 5th December 2014 - 6.30pm-8pm
An evening of mysterious and ghostly stories.
 
Gothic Study DayGothic Study DayA day of presentations by leading specialists for those who wish to take their interest in the Gothic to a deeper level.6th December 2014Saturday 6th December 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
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Gothic Study Day
event > Leisure
DATES  Saturday 6th December 2014 - 10am-4.45pm
A day of presentations by leading specialists for those who wish to take their interest in the Gothic to a deeper level.
 
Kate MosseKate MosseKate Mosse will be discussing her latest novel, The Taxidermist's Daughter.12th December 2014Friday 12th December 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
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Kate Mosse
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Friday 12th December 2014 - 6.30pm-8pm
Kate Mosse will be discussing her latest novel, The Taxidermist's Daughter.
 
Graham Swift Reads From England And Other StoriesGraham Swift Reads From England And Other StoriesFor this special event at the British Library, Graham Swift will read a complete story from his new collection 'England and other Stories', and talk about his new book and his writing in general with author Erica Wagner.15th December 2014Monday 15th December 2014 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
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Graham Swift Reads From England And Other Stories
event > Kids Events > Storytelling
DATES  Monday 15th December 2014 - 6.30pm-8pm
For this special event at the British Library, Graham Swift will read a complete story from his new collection 'England and other Stories', and talk about his
 
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
Category: event
 
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.
 
 
 

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Through The Door: New Poetry from The Archives: Talk
Exhibitions | On 24th November 2014 

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An event exploring London's archives through newly commissioned poetry....More

Cavafy and England: A Home From Home: Talk
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British Library

Examining the Egyptian-born poets close links with England....More

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

 
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