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William Marshal: The Architect Of Magna Carta': TalkWilliam Marshal: The Architect Of Magna Carta': TalkDr Thomas Asbridge discusses the life of William Marshal.2015-04-27T18:30:00+01002015-04-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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William Marshal: The Architect Of Magna Carta': Talk
 
Anthony Trollope Treasures DisplayAnthony Trollope Treasures DisplayA display dedicated to the English author including items from his archive and personal effects and the library's manuscript copy of Trollope's autobiography,2015-04-27T09:30:00+01002015-06-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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Free EventOngoing
Anthony Trollope Treasures Display
 
The Future Of Liberty: Magna Carta And BeyondThe Future Of Liberty: Magna Carta And BeyondMagna Carta and the rule of law in the 21st century.2015-05-01T18:30:00+01002015-05-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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The Future Of Liberty: Magna Carta And Beyond
 
Wild Swimming In The CityWild Swimming In The CityA panel discussion about urban swimming.2015-05-06T18:30:00+01002015-05-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
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Wild Swimming In The City
 
Family History/Public History': TalkFamily History/Public History': TalkWith historians Richard Benson and Alison Light.2015-05-11T18:00:00+01002015-05-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Family History/Public History': Talk
 
European Literature Night 2015European Literature Night 2015European performance poets and spoken word artists.2015-05-13T11:00:00+01002015-05-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
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European Literature Night 2015
 
The Emerging Translators' Network Translation ClinicThe Emerging Translators' Network Translation ClinicLearn how to get involved in the world of literary translation.2015-05-13T11:00:00+01002015-05-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
The Emerging Translators' Network Translation Clinic
 
The Lunchtime LaunchThe Lunchtime LaunchThe Spanish writer Jesus Carrasco reads from his book, Out in the Open.2015-05-13T13:00:00+01002015-05-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
The Lunchtime Launch
 
Bridging The Gap: Stories And Histories In Translation: TalkBridging The Gap: Stories And Histories In Translation: TalkTranslated literature as a link between worlds.2015-05-13T14:30:00+01002015-05-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Bridging The Gap: Stories And Histories In Translation: Talk
 
The Choreography Of TranslationThe Choreography Of TranslationHow translated literature crosses cultural borders.2015-05-13T16:00:00+01002015-05-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
The Choreography Of Translation
 
Soul Trader: Networking For SuccessSoul Trader: Networking For SuccessA motivational workshop.2015-05-13T16:00:00+01002015-12-08T00:00:00+0000 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
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Soul Trader: Networking For Success
 
Talking Liberties: Ranting Poets, Zines And Angry Kids Of The 80sTalking Liberties: Ranting Poets, Zines And Angry Kids Of The 80sA panel discussion about ranting poets.2015-05-15T18:30:00+01002015-05-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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Talking Liberties: Ranting Poets, Zines And Angry Kids Of The 80s
 
Saul Williams and Tongue FuSaul Williams and Tongue FuAn exclusive European appearance by incomparable emcee, poet and rap artist, together with his band. In addition, spoken-word collective Tongue Fu present some of the best performance poetry in the UK.2015-05-15T19:30:00+01002015-05-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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Saul Williams and Tongue Fu
 
Cornelia Parker: Magna Carta (An Embroidery)Cornelia Parker: Magna Carta (An Embroidery)A textile interpretation of the historic document stitched by over 200 people that have been associated and affected by its implementation.2015-05-15T09:30:00+01002015-07-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Cornelia Parker: Magna Carta (An Embroidery)
 
Guardian Live Event: Man Booker International Prize ReadingsGuardian Live Event: Man Booker International Prize ReadingsShortlisted authors join Guardian Books editor Claire Armitstead.2015-05-17T14:30:00+01002015-05-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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Guardian Live Event: Man Booker International Prize Readings
 
The Man Booker International Prize ReadingsThe Man Booker International Prize ReadingsWith Guardian Books editor Claire Armitstead.2015-05-17T14:30:00+01002015-05-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
On Soon
The Man Booker International Prize Readings
 
European Literature Night 2015: The WritersEuropean Literature Night 2015: The WritersReadings from writers from six countries.2015-05-18T18:30:00+01002015-05-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
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European Literature Night 2015: The Writers
 
Inventing The Great Gatsby: 1922-1925: TalkInventing The Great Gatsby: 1922-1925: TalkProfessor Sarah Churchwell reflects on F Scott Fitzgerald's creation.2015-05-18T18:30:00+01002015-05-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
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Inventing The Great Gatsby: 1922-1925: Talk
 
David Starkey: Magna Carta and Us: TalkDavid Starkey: Magna Carta and Us: TalkWith the acclaimed historian.2015-05-22T18:30:00+01002015-05-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
On Soon
David Starkey: Magna Carta and Us: Talk
 
The Josephine Hart Poetry Hour: The Poetry Of W B Yeats: TalkThe Josephine Hart Poetry Hour: The Poetry Of W B Yeats: TalkCelebrate 150 years since the birth of William Butler Yeats.2015-05-26T18:30:00+01002015-05-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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On Soon
The Josephine Hart Poetry Hour: The Poetry Of W B Yeats: Talk
 
Visual Urbanism: Locating Place In TimeVisual Urbanism: Locating Place In TimePresentations and panel discussions.2015-05-29T00:00:00+01002015-05-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
 
Visual Urbanism: Locating Place In Time
 
Magna Carta's American Adventure: TalkMagna Carta's American Adventure: TalkThe evolution and influence of the Magna Carta in America.2015-06-01T18:30:00+01002015-06-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
 
Magna Carta's American Adventure: Talk
 
Revelations Of The Magna Carta Project: TalkRevelations Of The Magna Carta Project: TalkThe context, production and reception of the Charter.2015-06-05T18:30:00+01002015-06-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
 
Revelations Of The Magna Carta Project: Talk
 
Waterloo And Its Legacy: TalkWaterloo And Its Legacy: TalkThe Battle of Waterloo and its place in European memory.2015-06-08T18:30:00+01002015-06-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
 
Waterloo And Its Legacy: Talk
 
David Kindersley: Alphabetician: TalkDavid Kindersley: Alphabetician: TalkThe life and works of the alphabetician.2015-06-12T18:30:00+01002015-06-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
 
David Kindersley: Alphabetician: Talk
 
Monica Ross: An Act Of MemoryMonica Ross: An Act Of MemoryA collective recitation.2015-06-14T14:00:00+01002015-06-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
Free Event 
Monica Ross: An Act Of Memory
 
JoglaresaJoglaresaThe band performs a selection of seasonal folk and world music.2015-06-15T13:00:00+01002015-06-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
Free Event 
Joglaresa
 
Cornelia Parker In Conversation With Jimmy Wales: TalkCornelia Parker In Conversation With Jimmy Wales: TalkThe artist discusses her most recent work Parker's Magna Carta (An Embroidery).2015-06-15T18:30:00+01002015-06-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
 
Cornelia Parker In Conversation With Jimmy Wales: Talk
 
Statutes, Constitutions And A Golden Bull: Early European Parallels To Magna Carta: TalkStatutes, Constitutions And A Golden Bull: Early European Parallels To Magna Carta: TalkSimilar charters that were drawn up around Europe.2015-06-19T18:30:00+01002015-06-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
 
Statutes, Constitutions And A Golden Bull: Early European Parallels To Magna Carta: Talk
 
The Equality Lecture: Shami Chakrabarti 'On Liberty': TalkThe Equality Lecture: Shami Chakrabarti 'On Liberty': TalkThe fifth Annual British Sociological Association Equality Lecture.2015-06-22T18:30:00+01002015-06-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
 
The Equality Lecture: Shami Chakrabarti 'On Liberty': Talk
 
The Written Heritage Of Mankind In Peril: Theft, Retrieval, Sale And Restitution Of Rare Books, MapsThe Written Heritage Of Mankind In Peril: Theft, Retrieval, Sale And Restitution Of Rare Books, MapsAn informative talk.2015-06-26T09:00:00+01002015-06-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
 
The Written Heritage Of Mankind In Peril: Theft, Retrieval, Sale And Restitution Of Rare Books, Maps
 
Magna Carta: Under The Microscope: TalkMagna Carta: Under The Microscope: TalkThe cutting-edge techniques used to care for the 800-year-old document.2015-06-26T18:30:00+01002015-06-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
 
Magna Carta: Under The Microscope: Talk
 
Mark Thomas presents The People's Magna Carta Part 2: TalkMark Thomas presents The People's Magna Carta Part 2: TalkA Magna Carta for the 21st century.2015-06-26T18:30:00+01002015-06-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
 
Mark Thomas presents The People's Magna Carta Part 2: Talk
 
English Grammar Day 2015English Grammar Day 2015Talks, discussions and Q&A.2015-06-29T00:00:00+01002015-06-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
 
English Grammar Day 2015
 
The Power Of Iconic DocumentsThe Power Of Iconic DocumentsWith Geoffrey Robertson, Jill Lepore and Michael Ignatieff.2015-06-29T18:30:00+01002015-06-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
 
The Power Of Iconic Documents
 
African Books To InspireAfrican Books To InspireTalks and readings by writers and personalities sharing their favourite works by African authors.2015-07-03T18:30:00+01002015-07-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
 
African Books To Inspire
 
Africa Writes 2015Africa Writes 2015Annual literature festival of the Royal African Society.2015-07-03T10:00:00+01002015-07-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
Free Event 
Africa Writes 2015
 
Meditations On Greatness: Ben Okri In ConversationMeditations On Greatness: Ben Okri In ConversationA live audience with the award-winning Nigerian born Ben Okri.2015-07-04T18:30:00+01002015-07-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
 
Meditations On Greatness: Ben Okri In Conversation
 
West AfricaWest AfricaAn exhibition celebrating the cultural and literacy heritage of western Africa. Traditions, politics, faith, music, history and sound will be explored.2015-10-16T09:30:00+01002016-02-16T00:00:00+0000 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
Free Event 
West Africa
 
 
 

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Anthony Trollope Treasures Display
Exhibitions | Until 7th June 2015 

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A display dedicated to the English author including items from his archive and personal effects and the library's manuscript copy ...More

William Marshal: The Architect Of Magna Carta': Talk
Exhibitions | On 27th April 2015 

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Dr Thomas Asbridge discusses the life of William Marshal....More

Speirs + Major: HALFLIFE
Speirs + Major: HALFLIFE
Exhibitions | Until 6th March 2016 

King's Cross Foot Tunnel 3 minutes walk from John Ritblat Gallery - Treasures Of British Library

From Friday 6th March commuters and pedestrians using the new Allies & Morrison King's Cross foot tunnel will be greeted ...More

 
Guardian Live Event: The Cricket Pitch Featuring The Horne Section
Exhibitions | On 27th April 2015 

Kings Place 7 minutes walk from John Ritblat Gallery - Treasures Of British Library

Hosted by Alex Horne and The Observer's Emma John and with music from The Horne Section join us for an ...More

Bryan Kneale R.A : Five Decades
Exhibitions | Until 1st May 2015 

Pangolin London 7 minutes walk from John Ritblat Gallery - Treasures Of British Library

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Forensics: The Anatomy of Crime
Forensics: The Anatomy of Crime
Exhibitions | Until 21st June 2015 

Wellcome Collection 8 minutes walk from John Ritblat Gallery - Treasures Of British Library

The Wellcome Collection's big spring exhibition is Forensics: The Anatomy of Crime, which looks at the history, science and art ...More

 
The Institute of Sexology
The Institute of Sexology
Exhibitions | Until 20th September 2015 

Wellcome Collection 8 minutes walk from John Ritblat Gallery - Treasures Of British Library

From 20th November 2014, the Wellcome Collection's new Gallery 2 opens with 'The Institute of Sexology', a candid exploration of ...More

 
Thinking Chinese Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 12th May 2015 

University College London 9 minutes walk from John Ritblat Gallery - Treasures Of British Library

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Strange Creatures: The Art Of Unknown Animals
Exhibitions | Until 27th June 2015 

Grant Museum of Zoology 11 minutes walk from John Ritblat Gallery - Treasures Of British Library

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No Milk For The Foxes
Theatre | Until 9th May 2015 

Camden People's Theatre 11 minutes walk from John Ritblat Gallery - Treasures Of British Library

Beats and Elements and CPT use MC'ing and beat-boxing skills to explore and interrogate class representation, questions about status, aspiration ...More

 
 
 
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