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Shakespeare in Ten Acts
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 15th April to 6th September 2016
British Library, 96 Euston Road, NW1 | At British Library
Telling the story of the changing nature of Shakespeare's reputation, Shakespeare in Ten Acts is the British Library's tribute to the Bard for to mark ...More
 
 
 
Searching For Theatrical Ancestors
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Friday 29th July 2016 - 10am-5pm
British Library, 96 Euston Road, NW1 | At British Library
An expert-led conference exploring ways of searching for theatrical ancestors....More
 
 
 
Jane Austen's Persuasion: A New Musical Drama
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Thursday 28th July 2016 - 7.30pm
Shaw Theatre, 100-110 Euston Road, NW1 | 2 minutes walk from British Library
Barbara Landis's adaptation of one of Jane Austen's admired novels, about a woman who has a second chance at finding love, performed in a fully-staged production ...More
 
 
 
Marco Polo Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th August to 4th September 2016 - Various Times
Shaw Theatre, 100-110 Euston Road, NW1 | 2 minutes walk from British Library
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The Railway Children
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 16th December 2014 to 30th October 2016
King's Cross Railway Station, Euston Road, N1 | 4 minutes walk from British Library
Mike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of The Railway Children, staged at Waterloo three years ago, is now at King's Cross Theatre. E Nesbitt's classic tale is ...More
 
 
 
In The Heights
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 3rd October 2015 to 30th October 2016 - Various Times
King's Cross Theatre, Cnr Of King's Boulevard And Goods Way, N1C | 4 minutes walk from British Library
The Tony Award-winning musical with music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda and a book by Quiara Alegria Hudes, which chronicles a flourishing romance during a heatwave ...More
 
 
 
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DesignJunction
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 22nd, 23rd, 24th and 25th Sep 2016
Granary Square, Good's Way, Bloomsbury, London N1C | 5 minutes walk from British Library
DesignJunction returns to London for a sixth year and makes King's Cross its home with four hubs dotted around the 67 acre site, including Granary Square ...More
 
 
 
Yuna
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 20th September 2016 - 7.30pm-11pm
Scala, 275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, N1 | 6 minutes walk from British Library
The acoustic pop and folk-rock artist from Malaysia performs in support of her album Chapters....More
 
 
 
The Menzingers
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 12th October 2016 - 7.30pm-11pm
Scala, 275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, N1 | 6 minutes walk from British Library
The American four-piece bring their punk-rock originals to the UK....More
 
 
 
Twin Peaks
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 26th October 2016 - 7.30pm
Scala, 275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, N1 | 6 minutes walk from British Library
This five-piece from Chicago brings its contemporary rock to the UK shores....More
 
 
 
Island
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 2nd November 2016 - 7.30pm
Scala, 275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, N1 | 6 minutes walk from British Library
Indie foursome from London comprising Rollo Doherty, Jack Raeder, James Wolfe and Toby Richards....More
 
 
 
Aquilo
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 24th October 2016 - 7.30pm-11pm
Scala, 275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, N1 | 6 minutes walk from British Library
The Lake District-based pairing of Ben and Tom performs its alternative pop songs....More
 
 
 
Yak
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 27th October 2016 - 7.30pm
Scala, 275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, N1 | 6 minutes walk from British Library
The London-based three-piece performs alternative rock....More
 
 
 
The Bad Plus
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 13th November 2016 - 7.30pm-11pm
Scala, 275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, N1 | 6 minutes walk from British Library
The American jazz trio performs a mix of covers from across the genres and uncompromising originals....More
 
 
 
Christian Scott
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 16th November 2016 - 7.30pm-11pm
Scala, 275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, N1 | 6 minutes walk from British Library
The acclaimed trumpeter, whose textured playing appeals to both respected members of the hip-hop community and to jazz purists, performs tracks from his album Anthem....More
 
 
 
The Sherlocks
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 7th September 2016 - 7.30pm-11pm
Scala, 275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, N1 | 6 minutes walk from British Library
The four-piece from Sheffield, consisting of two sets of brothers, performs indie-rock....More
 
 
 
All Them Witches
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 4th October 2016 - 7.30pm-11pm
Scala, 275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, N1 | 6 minutes walk from British Library
The psychedelic rock outfit from Nashville, with a tendency to improvise....More
 
 
 
The Fall Of Troy
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 14th September 2016 - 7.30pm-11pm
Scala, 275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, N1 | 6 minutes walk from British Library
The American trio hailing from Mukilteo in Washington perform their original post-hardcore material, with support from Tiny Moving Parts....More
 
 
 
The Duke Spirit
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 20th October 2016 - 7.30pm-11pm
Scala, 275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, N1 | 6 minutes walk from British Library
The London-based four-piece performs its indie-grunge, alt-rock tracks in support of its album Kin....More
 
 
 
Earthdance London
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Saturday 17th September 2016 - 10pm-6am
Scala, 275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, N1 | 6 minutes walk from British Library
Psychedelic trance, chilled out beats and more across three rooms as part of a global night with a synchronised Prayer for Peace at midnight....More
 
 
 
Sunflower Bean
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 15th September 2016 - 7.30pm-11pm
Scala, 275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, N1 | 6 minutes walk from British Library
Self-penned neo-psychedelic pop, with punky overtones, comes courtesy of this New York-based threesome....More
 
 
 
Cigarettes After Sex
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 24th November 2016 - 7.30pm
Scala, 275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, N1 | 6 minutes walk from British Library
The collective hailing from New York and fronted by songwriter Greg Gonzalez perform ambient-pop....More
 
 
 
Young Artist Platform: Renata Arlotti & Giacomo Susani
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 24th July 2016 - 1.15pm
Kings Place, 90 York Way, N1 | 7 minutes walk from British Library
The two young guitarists perform a selection of works....More
 
 
 
IGF Guitar Summit Guitar Orchestra
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 24th July 2016 - 3pm
Kings Place, 90 York Way, N1 | 7 minutes walk from British Library
Students on the classical course to demonstrate everything they've learnt over the course of the week....More
 
 
 
Jim Mullen
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 24th July 2016 - 7.30pm
Kings Place, 90 York Way, N1 | 7 minutes walk from British Library
Melodic, blues drenched modern jazz from one of the finest jazz guitarist the UK has ever produced....More
 
 
 
Sam Outlaw
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 29th July 2016 - 8pm
Kings Place, 90 York Way, N1 | 7 minutes walk from British Library
The southern Californian singer-songwriter performs his blend of country, honky-tonk and Laurel Canyon troubadour pop. With support from Americana duo Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis....More
 
 
 
The Guilty Feminist: With Ellie Taylor & Carrie Quinlan
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Monday 25th July 2016 - 7.30pm
Kings Place, 90 York Way, N1 | 7 minutes walk from British Library
The comedians join Sofie Hagen and Deborah Frances-White for a lively discussion about how to be better at feminism....More
 
 
 
Course: Classical with Ana Vidovic & Hubert Kappel
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 21st, 22nd, 23rd and 24th Jul 2016 - 10am-5pm
Kings Place, 90 York Way, N1 | 7 minutes walk from British Library
Explore works from the classical guitar repertoire....More
 
 
 
Course: Jazz with Jim Mullen & Dario Cortese
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 21st, 22nd, 23rd and 24th Jul 2016 - 10am-5pm
Kings Place, 90 York Way, N1 | 7 minutes walk from British Library
A four-day course with the jazz guitarists....More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
This Is A Voice
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 14th April to 31st July 2016
Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, NW1 | 8 minutes walk from British Library
Exploring the human voice and the reasoning behind the sounds we make, This Is A Voice at the Wellcome Collection looks inside the vocal tracts, restless ...More
 
 
 
 
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The Great British Graphic Novel
Exhibitions | Until 24th July 2016 

The Cartoon Museum 7 minutes walk from British Library

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Russian Contemporary Drawing. No Limits.
Exhibitions | Until 3rd August 2016 

Pushkin House 7 minutes walk from British Library

An exhibition bringing together 23 Russian artists from across the generations, from young emerging artists to older and more well-known ...More

The Bodyguard
The Bodyguard
Theatre | Until 7th January 2017 

Dominion Theatre 8 minutes walk from British Library

The Bodyguard returns to the West End for a limited six month run from summer 2016 with Beverley Knight playing ...More

 
Sicily: Culture and Conquest
Sicily: Culture and Conquest
Exhibitions | Until 14th August 2016 

British Museum 9 minutes walk from British Library

In 2016, the British Museum hosts the first exhibition in the UK to explore over 4000 years of history on ...More

 
Courting To Contract: Love And Marriage In Iran
Exhibitions | Until 20th November 2016 

British Museum 9 minutes walk from British Library

A small display which celebrates the traditions associated with love, courtship and marriage in Iran and neighbouring regions. With drawings, ...More

Sunken cities: Egypt's lost worlds
Sunken cities: Egypt's lost worlds
Exhibitions | Until 27th November 2016 

British Museum 9 minutes walk from British Library

The British Museum hosts its first large-scale exhibition of underwater discoveries in 2016, focusing on two ...More

 
Light, Time, Legacy: Francis Towne's Watercolours of Rome
Light, Time, Legacy: Francis Towne's Watercolours of Rome
Exhibitions | Until 14th August 2016 

British Museum 9 minutes walk from British Library

The British Museum marks the bicentenary of Francis Towne's death with ...More

 
Krishna In The Garden Of Assam: The Cultural Context Of An Indian Textile
Exhibitions | Until 14th August 2016 

British Museum 9 minutes walk from British Library

Experience The Vrindavani Vastra, or The Cloth Of Vrindavan, a 17th-century, woven silk fabric with depictions of the life of ...More

The Waddesdon Bequest: A Rothschild Renaissance
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

British Museum 9 minutes walk from British Library

A gallery housing the medieval and renaissance pieces collected by Baron Ferdinand Rothschild MP....More

Sunday Assembly 3rd Birthday
Kids Events | Until 18th December 2016 

Conway Hall 10 minutes walk from British Library

The Sunday Assembly is a Secular congregation that celebrates life! Come along to sing songs, hear inspiring talks and be ...More

 
 
 
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