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British Library, London

British Library, London

British Library, London - The largest tapestry in the world - woven by the Master Weavers of the Edinburgh Tapestry Compan, after the painting 'If not, not' by R B Kitaj

British Library, London

British Library, London - British Library Interior

British Library, London

British Library, London - British Library

British Library, London - On the tower outside the Friends of Library and Readers' room.

British Library, London - The Restaurant

British Library, London

British Library, London - British Library Interior

British Library, London - The four donors to the collections

British Library, London - One of the few tree artwork outside the main entrance

British Library, London - British Library Main Entrance

British Library, London

British Library, London

British Library, London - Mr Punch Statue At The British Library

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JD McPherson
Concerts | On 17th July 2019 

Scala 6 minutes walk from British Library

The singer-songwriter, who hails from Oklahoma, and his accompanying musicians play rockabilly and rock'n'roll....More

Deborah Frances-White: The Guilty Feminist
Comedy | On 17th July 2019 

Kings Place 7 minutes walk from British Library

The comedian is joined by guest comedians and musicians to discuss topics all 21st-century feminists agree on while confessing the ...More

Hogarth & The Art of Noise
Hogarth & The Art of Noise
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2019 

The Foundling Museum 8 minutes walk from British Library

Explore the use of sound in William Hogarth's art as the Foundling Museum stages the first exhibition dedicated to the ...More

 
Jo Spence and Oreet Ashery: Misbehaving Bodies
Jo Spence and Oreet Ashery: Misbehaving Bodies
Exhibitions | Until 26th January 2020 

Wellcome Collection 8 minutes walk from British Library

Two artists who have lived with chronic illnesses explore how debilitating disease can shape the way we think about the ...More

 
Smoke and Mirrors: The Psychology of Magic
Smoke and Mirrors: The Psychology of Magic
Exhibitions | Until 15th September 2019 

Wellcome Collection 8 minutes walk from British Library

Mind games and masters of deception, the secret world of magicians is revealed at Smoke and Mirrors, a free exhibition ...More

 
Alien Storytime
Kids Events | On 17th July 2019 

Waterstone's - Gower Street 11 minutes walk from British Library

Come join us for a special Alien themed Storytime in the Children's section to celebrate Space Week!Suitable for ages 3+...More

Melt Yourself Down
Concerts | On 17th July 2019 

The Lexington 13 minutes walk from British Library

The London-based, saxophone-rich six-piece melds world music influences with punk....More

The Residence on the Roof, Four Seasons Hotel at Ten Trinity Square
The Residence on the Roof, Four Seasons Hotel at Ten Trinity Square
Seasonal | Until 1st September 2019 

Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square 14 minutes walk from British Library

Escape to the rooftop at the Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square this summer for a cocktail or ...More

 
Rembrandt: Thinking On Paper
Rembrandt: Thinking On Paper
Exhibitions | Until 4th August 2019 

British Museum 15 minutes walk from British Library

To mark 350 years since Rembrandt's death, the British Museum presents Rembrandt: Thinking on Paper. The museum holds one of ...More

 
Edvard Munch: love and angst
Edvard Munch: love and angst
Exhibitions | Until 21st July 2019 

British Museum 15 minutes walk from British Library

Norwegian artist Edvard Munch, famous for his haunting depictions of raw human emotion - think of Munch and you'll soon ...More

 

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The Great British Beer Festival
The Great British Beer Festival
Exhibitions | From 6th August 

Olympia Exhibition Centre

Over 66,000 people flock to this massive celebration ...More

 
Fiesta de Mexico
Fiesta de Mexico
Foodie Events | From 26th July 

Guildhall Yard

Providing a taste of Mexico right in the heart of London, Fiesta de Mexico recreates ...More

 
Blank
Theatre | From 11th October 

The Donmar Warehouse

Staged in celebration of the 40th anniversary of Clean Break theatre company, which works with women affected by the criminal justice system, Blank receives its full-length premiere at the Donmar Warehouse this autumn. The new ...More

Appropriate
Appropriate
Theatre | From 16th August 

The Donmar Warehouse

After wowing audiences with The Octoroon at the National Theatre, American writer Branden Jacobs-Jenkins returns ...More

 
Baby Reindeer
Baby Reindeer
Theatre | From 9th October 

Bush Theatre

The debut play from Edinburgh Comedy Award winner Richard Gadd, who performed his hit show ...More

 
Chiaroscuro
Chiaroscuro
Theatre | From 31st August 

Bush Theatre

Part of Lynette Linton's first season as Artistic Director at the Bush Theatre, Chiaroscuro is ...More

 
Patch & Picnic
Patch & Picnic
Dining 

The South Bank is a lovely spot for a Thames-side stroll in summer but if ...More

 
Portman Marylebone Summer Street Party
Portman Marylebone Summer Street Party
Seasonal | On 18th July 

Marylebone Village

The Portman Marylebone Summer Street Party is back ...More

 
Sink The Pink Street Party
Sink The Pink Street Party
Seasonal | On 17th August 

Finsbury Park

The Mighty Hoopla organisers and Sink The Pink ...More

 
BA 2119: Flight of the Future
BA 2119: Flight of the Future
Exhibitions | From 1st August 

Saatchi Gallery

British Airways celebrates 100 years of flying this ...More

 
Sunset Cinema: Film Nights with Samsung Screenings
Sunset Cinema: Film Nights with Samsung Screenings
Film Events | From 23rd July 

John Lewis Rooftop

As part of this year's John Lewis Roof ...More

 
Wembley Park Market
Wembley Park Market
Shopping 

An indoor, permanent market, Wembley Park Market brings together a line-up of independent and local ...More

 
The Fellowship and Star
The Fellowship and Star
Drinking 

Historic pub the Fellowship Inn was given a new lease of life in 2019 when ...More

 
London Events 2019
Feature 

Cate Blanchett comes to the National Theatre in 2019, the Spice Girls reunite and Christian Dior is the Designer of Dreams at the V&A. New musicals are dedicated to Dolly Parton, Pirates and Mary Poppins, ...More

Boots Covent Garden
Boots Covent Garden
Services 

Having undergone a makeover in summer 2019, Boots in Covent Garden is a state of ...More

 
Officina 00
Dining 

This fresh pasta restaurant near Old Street is centred on a spianatoia, a traditional wooden work-bench, where chefs make the food....More

Bloomsbury Street Kitchen
Dining 

Mediterranean and Japanese influences can be seen in everything from the food to the design at Bloomsbury Street Kitchen....More

Heritage
Heritage
Dining 

Fondue, raclette and rosti are just three of the Swiss dishes on the menu at ...More

 
Triyoga Chelsea
Leisure 

The spacious and light-filled centre Triyoga Chelsea is located on the King's Road offering an idyllic sanctuary and three light filled studios....More

Triyoga Camden
Triyoga Camden
Leisure 

Triyoga in Camden has five yoga studios housed in a beautifully renovated Victorian warehouse which ...More

 
Moon Landing 50th Anniversary in London
Moon Landing 50th Anniversary in London
Article 

London is marking the 50th anniversary of ...More

 
Where to Celebrate Pride in London
Where to Celebrate Pride in London
Article 

Follow the rainbow flags to find out where ...More

 
Best Rooftop Restaurants in London
Best Rooftop Restaurants in London
Article 

With the arrival of more skyscrapers comes the ...More

 
Best Rooftop Bars in London
Best Rooftop Bars in London
Article 

Sundown over the city skyline is best enjoyed ...More

 
 
 
 
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