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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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The Josephine Hart Poetry Hour: The Poetry Of W B Yeats: Talk
 
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.2015-05-26T09:30:00+01002015-07-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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Free EventOngoing
Cornelia Parker: Magna Carta (An Embroidery)
 
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,2015-05-26T09:30:00+01002015-06-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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Free EventOngoing
Anthony Trollope Treasures Display
 
Magna Carta: Law, Liberty, LegacyMagna Carta: Law, Liberty, LegacyMagna Carta: Law, Liberty, LegacyMarking the 800th anniversary of the granting of the Magna Carta, the British Library presents Magna Carta: Law, Liberty, Legacy. The largest ever exhibition to cover the subject, it explores the history and resonance of the globally-recognised document. Looking back at centuries of dramatic history, from medieval battles to revolution, it uncovers2015-05-26T09:30:00+01002015-09-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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event > Exhibitions
DATES  13th March to 1st September 2015
VENUE  British Library 
Marking the 800th anniversary of the granting of the Magna Carta, the British Library presents Magna Carta: Law, Liberty, Legacy. The largest ever exhibition t... More about this event
 
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 EventOn Soon
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 EventOn Soon
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
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On Soon
Cornelia Parker In Conversation With Jimmy Wales: Talk
 
Soul Trader: Networking For SuccessSoul Trader: Networking For SuccessA motivational workshop.2015-06-17T16:00:00+01002015-12-08T00:00:00+0000 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
On Soon
Soul Trader: Networking For Success
 
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
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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
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On Soon
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
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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
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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
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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
 
Africa In : What's Love Got To Do With It'Africa In : What's Love Got To Do With It'Symposium on the theme of Africans and romance, with a discussion on the value and impact of translation on contemporary African literature.2015-07-03T10:00:00+01002015-07-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
 
Africa In : What's Love Got To Do With It'
 
Meet The Publishers: Panel DiscussionMeet The Publishers: Panel DiscussionA panel of experts discuss what they look for when considering new work.2015-07-03T16:00:00+01002015-07-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
 
Meet The Publishers: Panel Discussion
 
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
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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
 
Independence DayIndependence Day2015-07-04T10:00:00+01002015-07-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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Independence Day
 
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
 
The Law Of The Land: How To Create A New Country: Panel DiscussionThe Law Of The Land: How To Create A New Country: Panel DiscussionA discussion about how to establish the supreme law and constitution of a country.2015-07-08T18:30:00+01002015-07-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
 
The Law Of The Land: How To Create A New Country: Panel Discussion
 
Adventures In Maritime And Island Exploration: LectureAdventures In Maritime And Island Exploration: LectureAn afternoon of talks on the history of global discovery.2015-07-10T13:45:00+01002015-07-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
 
Adventures In Maritime And Island Exploration: Lecture
 
Life In 1215: Britain In The 13th Century: Panel DiscussionLife In 1215: Britain In The 13th Century: Panel DiscussionHistorians Helen Castor, Dan Jones and Marc Morris discuss life in Britain at the time of Magna Carta.2015-07-10T18:30:00+01002015-07-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
 
Life In 1215: Britain In The 13th Century: Panel Discussion
 
London And The Nation: Panel DiscussionsLondon And The Nation: Panel DiscussionsPanel discussions about London's relationship with the rest of the UK.2015-07-11T00:00:00+01002015-07-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
 
London And The Nation: Panel Discussions
 
Eye Of The Needle: Art, Stitch, Partnerships And Protest: Panel DiscussionEye Of The Needle: Art, Stitch, Partnerships And Protest: Panel DiscussionA panel discussion about stitching as an expression of allegiance.2015-07-13T18:30:00+01002015-07-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
 
Eye Of The Needle: Art, Stitch, Partnerships And Protest: Panel Discussion
 
Bryan Stevenson: Just Mercy: TalkBryan Stevenson: Just Mercy: TalkThe American lawyer discusses the Equal Justice initiative.2015-07-14T18:30:00+01002015-07-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
 
Bryan Stevenson: Just Mercy: Talk
 
A Magna Carta For Women': Panel DiscussionA Magna Carta For Women': Panel DiscussionA panel discussion about what equality looks like for women and what issues still need to be addressed.2015-07-20T18:30:00+01002015-07-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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A Magna Carta For Women': Panel Discussion
 
Children's Workshop With Lena Merhej Of Samandal ComicsChildren's Workshop With Lena Merhej Of Samandal ComicsLearn to write your name in a creative way.2015-07-25T11:00:00+01002015-07-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
Free Event 
Children's Workshop With Lena Merhej Of Samandal Comics
 
Shubbak Literature Festival Saturday PassShubbak Literature Festival Saturday PassExplore Arabic literature.2015-07-25T11:00:00+01002015-07-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
 
Shubbak Literature Festival Saturday Pass
 
Flippy Page Comic Workshop (Over 12s)Flippy Page Comic Workshop (Over 12s)With Lena Merhej of Samandal Comics.2015-07-26T15:00:00+01002015-07-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
Free Event 
Flippy Page Comic Workshop (Over 12s)
 
Jesse Jackson In ConversationJesse Jackson In ConversationThe civil rights activist discusses the present state of equalities and rights in various countries.2015-08-21T18:30:00+01002015-08-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
 
Jesse Jackson 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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The Josephine Hart Poetry Hour: The Poetry Of W B Yeats: Talk
Exhibitions | On 26th May 2015 

British Library

Celebrate 150 years since the birth of William Butler Yeats....More

Cornelia Parker: Magna Carta (An Embroidery)
Exhibitions | Until 24th July 2015 

British Library

A textile interpretation of the historic document stitched by over 200 people that have been associated and affected by its ...More

Anthony Trollope Treasures Display
Exhibitions | Until 7th June 2015 

British Library

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

Magna Carta: Law, Liberty, Legacy
Magna Carta: Law, Liberty, Legacy
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2015 

British Library

Marking the 800th anniversary of the granting of the Magna Carta, the British Library presents Magna Carta: Law, Liberty, Legacy. ...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

 
The Railway Children
The Railway Children
Theatre | Until 6th September 2015 

King's Cross Railway Station 4 minutes walk from John Ritblat Gallery - Treasures Of British Library

Mike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of The Railway Children, staged at Waterloo three years ago, is now arriving at King's ...More

 
Professional Class
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Contemporary: Workshop
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Ballet: Workshop
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Foundlings At War: Military Bands
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