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Mon to Fri 9.30am-6pm, late night Tue till 8pm, Sat 9.30am-5pm, Sun 11am-5pm | Bank Holidays 11am-5pm | Tours: Mon, Wed & Fri 11am & 7pm, Sat 11am & 3pm
 
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Harry Potter: A History of Magic
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 20th October 2017 to 28th February 2018
British Library, 96 Euston Road, NW1 | At British Library
Marking the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, the British Library presents Harry Potter: A History of Magic this autumn. ...More
 
 
 
Listen: 140 Years Of Recorded Sound
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 6th October 2017 to 11th March 2018 - Various Times
British Library, 96 Euston Road, NW1 | At British Library
An immersive multimedia installation making innovative use of the library sound archives, to explore the significance of sound since the invention of the phonograph in 1877....More
 
 
 
BowWow Haus London
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Sunday 18th March 2018 - 9am
British Library, Euston Road, NW1 | 1 minute from British Library
Exhibitions & Art, Architecture....More
 
 
 
London Drinker Beer & Cider Festival 2018
London > Events > Leisure  Dates: 14th, 15th and 16th March 2018 - 11.30am-10.30pm
British Library, Camden Centre Bidborough Street, WC1H | 2 minutes walk from British Library
Food & Drink, Drink & Tastings....More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Burlesque Festival
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 27th April to 2nd June 2018
British Library, 100-110 Euston Road, Soho, London NW1 | 2 minutes walk from British Library
With the welcome news that Madame JoJo's is due to reopen in 2018, burlesque in London is enjoying a revival. Flying the flag for a saucy ...More
 
 
 
Shelley: 'The Trumpet of a Prophecy' Guided Walk
London > Events > Tours  Dates: Saturday 24th February 2018 - 11am-1.30pm
British Library, Euston Road, N1 | 4 minutes walk from British Library
Attractions & Museums, Guided Tour....More
 
 
 
Lost Dog: Juliet And Romeo - A Guide To Long Life And Happy Marriage
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 27th Feb to 3rd Mar 2018 - 8pm
British Library, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
Ben Duke's reimagined version of Shakespeare's tragic teenage love story in which the doomed couple survive through into middle age....More
 
 
 
B-Hybrid Dance / Yu-Hsien Wu / Gibbon
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Friday 23rd February 2018 - 8pm
British Library, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
The final three dance works of this year's festival features B-Hybrid Dance's Masc 4 Marginalisation, Yu-Hsien Wu's Dirty Paw and Gibbon's Gibbon....More
 
 
 
Out of Order / Sara Augieras / Joss Carter
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Tuesday 20th February 2018 - 8pm
British Library, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
Contemporary dance triple bill featuring Out Of Order's Once Standing, Sara Augieras's Paris Texas and Joss Carter's Anatomy Of The Heart....More
 
 
 
Stasis / Christina Dionysopoulou / EDIFICE Dance Theatre
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Thursday 22nd February 2018 - 8pm
British Library, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
A triple bill of contemporary dance works featuring Stasis's The Sedate, Christina Dionysopoulou's Stigma and EDIFICE Dance Theatre's Tenome - Eyes On Hand....More
 
 
 
Svenja Buehl / Instigate Unknown / Becky Namgauds
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Wednesday 21st February 2018 - 8pm
British Library, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
Contemporary dance triple bill featuring Instigate Unknown's Blackball, Becky Namgauds's Like Honey and a piece by Svenja Buehl....More
 
 
 
Into The Ark
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 1st March 2018 - 7.30pm
British Library, Euston Road, NW1 | 5 minutes walk from British Library
The band that comprises Dane Lloyd and Taylor Jones from Blackwood, plays its indie-rock originals....More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Independent Label Market
London > Events > Shopping  Dates: Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th February 2018
British Library, King's Cross, N1C | 5 minutes walk from British Library
The Independent Label Market returns this weekend with another chance to buy sought-after records from numerous labels. Taking place at West Handyside Canopy, this year's festival ...More
 
 
 
Barns Courtney
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 22nd March 2018 - 7.30pm-11pm
British Library, 275 Pentonville Road, N1 | 6 minutes walk from British Library
Blues-rock artist from Ipswich, who has previously supported Ed Sheeran, Blur and The Libertines....More
 
 
 
Son Lux
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 20th February 2018 - 7.30pm-11pm
British Library, 275 Pentonville Road, N1 | 6 minutes walk from British Library
Alt pop trio from New York and Los Angeles, consisting of composer Ryan Lott, guitarist Rafiq Bhatia and drummer Ian Chang....More
 
 
 
Awolnation
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 22nd April 2018 - 7.30pm
British Library, 275 Pentonville Road, N1 | 6 minutes walk from British Library
American alternative rock band formed and fronted by Aaron Bruno....More
 
 
 
Mt Wolf
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 28th March 2018 - 7.30pm
British Library, 275 Pentonville Road, N1 | 6 minutes walk from British Library
The indie-rock band performs in support of its debut album, Aetherlight....More
 
 
 
Protomartyr
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 10th May 2018 - 7.30pm
British Library, 275 Pentonville Road, N1 | 6 minutes walk from British Library
The four-piece collective from Detroit perform post-punk....More
 
 
 
Face Down
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Friday 2nd March 2018 - 10.30pm
British Library, 275 Pentonville Road, N1 | 6 minutes walk from British Library
Residents and guests supply metal, rock and hardcore....More
 
 
 
MisterWives
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 12th April 2018 - 7.30pm
British Library, 275 Pentonville Road, N1 | 6 minutes walk from British Library
New York-based indie-pop six-piece....More
 
 
 
The Rubens
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 4th April 2018 - 7.30pm
British Library, 275 Pentonville Road, N1 | 6 minutes walk from British Library
Alt rock outfit originally from Menangle, New South Wales....More
 
 
 
Suuns
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 5th April 2018 - 7.30pm-11pm
British Library, 275 Pentonville Road, N1 | 6 minutes walk from British Library
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Illusion
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 4th March 2018 - 6pm
British Library, 275 Pentonville Road, N1 | 6 minutes walk from British Library
A performance by the well-respected Polish rock veterans....More
 
 
 
Otoboke Beaver
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 19th April 2018 - 7.30pm
British Library, 275 Pentonville Road, N1 | 6 minutes walk from British Library
The punk-rock-garage quartet from Kyoto, Japan perform....More
 
 
 
Turbowolf
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 14th March 2018 - 7.30pm
British Library, 275 Pentonville Road, N1 | 6 minutes walk from British Library
Hard rock originals come from this four-piece Bristol-based band. Vodun and Youyesyou support....More
 
 
 
The Babe Rainbow
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 22nd February 2018 - 7.30pm-11.30pm
British Library, 275 Pentonville Road, N1 | 6 minutes walk from British Library
The threesome from Australia bring their self-penned dance music to the UK's stages....More
 
 
 
Bird On The Wire Presents: Son Lux | Scala
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 20th February 2018 - 7.30pm
British Library, 275 Pentonville Road, N1 | 6 minutes walk from British Library
A band that performs a mix of electronic pop, unusual soul, and outright experimentalism....More
 
 
 
Insecure Men
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 8th March 2018 - 7.30pm-11pm
British Library, 275 Pentonville Road, N1 | 6 minutes walk from British Library
Saul Adamczewski of the Fat White Family has a good angel to counteract his darker and wilder side - and it's this indie-pop collaboration with old ...More
 
 
 
The Rural Alberta Advantage
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 13th March 2018 - 7.30pm-11pm
British Library, 275 Pentonville Road, N1 | 6 minutes walk from British Library
The Polaris Music Prize-nominated three-piece from Toronto, Canada perform their highly-acclaimed brand of indie rock from the 2017 album, The Wild....More
 
 
 
Marlon Williams
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 28th February 2018 - 7.30pm
British Library, 275 Pentonville Road, N1 | 6 minutes walk from British Library
The New Zealand from Christchurch brings his self-penned alt country and folk songs around the world to the UK's stages....More
 
 
 
 
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Out of Order / Sara Augieras / Joss Carter
Dance | On 20th February 2018 

The Place 4 minutes walk from British Library

Contemporary dance triple bill featuring Out Of Order's Once Standing, Sara Augieras's Paris Texas and Joss Carter's Anatomy Of The ...More

Son Lux
Concerts | On 20th February 2018 

Scala 6 minutes walk from British Library

Alt pop trio from New York and Los Angeles, consisting of composer Ryan Lott, guitarist Rafiq Bhatia and drummer Ian ...More

Bird On The Wire Presents: Son Lux | Scala
Concerts | On 20th February 2018 

Scala 6 minutes walk from British Library

A band that performs a mix of electronic pop, unusual soul, and outright experimentalism....More

Time Unwrapped
Time Unwrapped
Concerts | Until 31st December 2018 

Kings Place 7 minutes walk from British Library

Kings Place celebrates its 10th anniversary this year with twelve-month series, Time Unwrapped. The year-long event, which has been curated ...More

 
First Amongst Equals
First Amongst Equals
Exhibitions | Until 13th January 2019 

The Foundling Museum 8 minutes walk from British Library

The Foundling Museum celebrates the remarkable women who have shaped contemporary British society with the year-long First Amongst Equals. Spanning ...More

 
Ayurvedic Man: Encounters With Indian Medicine
Exhibitions | Until 8th April 2018 

Wellcome Collection 8 minutes walk from British Library

This exhibition takes its title and inspiration from the 'Ayurvedic Man' an 18th-century Nepali painting depicting the organs and vessels ...More

At Home With The Magic Circle
Theatre | Until 20th November 2018 

The Magic Circle 9 minutes walk from British Library

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John Yeoman And Quentin Blake: 50 Years Of Children's Books
Exhibitions | Until 4th March 2018 

House of Illustration 9 minutes walk from British Library

Exhibitions & Art, Drawings/Illustration....More

Rex Orange County
Concerts | On 20th February 2018 

KOKO 12 minutes walk from British Library

Alt-indie musician and singer from London....More

Annie Mac Presents
Annie Mac Presents
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 23rd February 2018 

KOKO 12 minutes walk from British Library

Coming home to where Annie Mac Presents started, the BBC radio DJ and Radio 1's ambassador for new music has ...More

 

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London Landmarks Half Marathon
London Landmarks Half Marathon
Sporting Events | On 25th March 

Downing Street

A brand new half marathon through Westminster and ...More

 
Made in North Korea: Everyday Graphics from the DPRK
Exhibitions | From 23rd February 

House of Illustration

This February, The House of Illustration presents the UK's first ever exhibition of graphic design from North Korea. Made in North Korea: Everyday Graphics from the DPRK draws ...More

Friday Late: Future of Dating
Exhibitions | On 23rd February 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

The latest Friday Late at the V&A looks at the Future of Dating. The free event looks at how the onslaught of dating apps has led to the ...More

DC Exhibition: Dawn of Super Heroes
DC Exhibition: Dawn of Super Heroes
Exhibitions | From 23rd February 

The O2 Arena

After a successful run in Paris, the DC ...More

 
Downing Street
Downing Street
Attractions 

Closed to ordinary members of the public, the entrance to Downing Street is gated and ...More

 
Amber
Dining 

Middle-Eastern and Mediterranean food is served against a backdrop of dusky pinks, ash wood tables and succulent greens at Amber, the all-day Aldgate East restaurant....More

Eat & Drink Festival
Eat & Drink Festival
Foodie Events | From 17th March 

Olympia London

Returning to Olympia London for its second year, the Eat & Drink Festival brings together ...More

 
SOMNAI
SOMNAI
Theatre | From 1st March 

Two Pear Tree Street

A brand new immersive experience from entertainment company dotdotdot, SOMNAI invites participants to delve into ...More

 
Professor Brian Cox presents The Planets
Concerts | On 29th September 

Barbican Centre

Opening the BBC Symphony Orchestra's 2018-19 season at the Barbicanwith a big bang, the orchestra joins forces with Professor Brian Cox and conductor Ben Gernon to take a ...More

London Sinfonietta
Concerts | On 24th March 

Kings Place

The London Sinfonietta performs pieces by Claude Debussy, Arnold Schoenberg, Igor Stravinsky and Henry Cowell in an exploration of Albert Einstein's 'thought experiments' on the space-time continuum. The influence of Einstein's ideas took music in ...More

Konditor & Cook
Konditor & Cook
Shopping 

The first Konditor & Cook shop, bakery and heart of the operation opened in 1993. ...More

 
Coraline
Coraline
Concerts | From 29th March 

Barbican Centre

The Barbican stages the world premiere of the Royal Opera's new production, Coraline, created by ...More

 
English National Opera: The Marriage Of Figaro
English National Opera: The Marriage Of Figaro
Concerts | From 29th March 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

Actress Fiona Shaw returns to direct the second ...More

 
Best West End Shows in London for Kids
Best West End Shows in London for Kids
Article 

Whether it's an all-singing, all-dancing musical or ...More

 
London Events 2018
London Events 2018
Feature 

The Old Vic celebrates its bicentenary in 2018, the Royal Academy of Arts is ...More

 
August in London 2018
Article 

Summer favourites like the Notting Hill Carnival and Kids Week return and two Open Air Theatre productions are staged in London during August 2018. ...More

July in London 2018
Article 

A Monster Calls at the Old Vic in July 2018 when Lovebox and Citadel move to Brockwell Park and Wimbledon serves up an ace. Sam Mendes directs The Lehman Trilogy at the National where Rhys ...More

 
 
 
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