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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
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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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Fringe At The Place: Laura Dannequin
Dance | On 29th July 2014 

The Place 4 minutes walk from British Library

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Guardian Book Club With Robert Macfarlane
Exhibitions | On 29th July 2014 

Kings Place 7 minutes walk from British Library

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Robert Macfarlane: Guardian Review Book Club
Exhibitions | On 29th July 2014 

Kings Place Gallery 7 minutes walk from British Library

John Mullan hosts a discussion of Robert Macfarlane's book The Old Ways....More

An Idiosyncratic A To Z Of The Human Condition
Exhibitions | Until 12th October 2014 

Wellcome Collection 8 minutes walk from British Library

A selection of objects from medical artefacts, paintings, manuscripts, audio-visual material and more, including a 14th century Persian horoscope, a ...More

Do Not Disturb
Theatre | Until 2nd August 2014 

Teatro Technis 9 minutes walk from British Library

Innovative theatre company Curious Cloud turn the Theatro Technis into the Paradiso Hotel in this hilarious collection of zany, fast-paced ...More

Empire, Faith & Kinship: The Sikhs & The Great War
Exhibitions | Until 28th September 2014 

School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) 10 minutes walk from British Library

Examining the contribution of Sikh soldiers in the First World War, Empire, Faith & Kinship: The Sikhs & The Great ...More

Weird And Wonderful Wildlife
Kids Events | On 29th July 2014 

Grant Museum of Zoology 11 minutes walk from British Library

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Introducing The Ancient Maya To The Classroom: Workshop
Business Events | Until 29th August 2014 

Senate House Venue Hire 12 minutes walk from British Library

In preparation for the new primary history curriculum, a day workshop on the Ancient Maya is being held where teachers ...More

Samantha Crain
Concerts | On 29th July 2014 

The Lexington 13 minutes walk from British Library

The American folk-rock singer-songwriter and musician performs songs from her Kid Face album....More

Ablade Glover: 80 Year Anniversary
Exhibitions | Until 2nd August 2014 

October Gallery 13 minutes walk from British Library

Paintings reflecting the warmth and colour reminiscent of the artist's native Africa....More

 
 
 
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