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British Library, 96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 2DB 
 
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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
Terror and Wonder: The Gothic Imagination
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 3rd October 2014 to 20th January 2015
British Library, 96 Euston Road, NW1 | At British Library
Exploring the enduring influence that the gothic genre has had on literature, film, fashion, music and art, Terror and Wonder: The Gothic Imagination at the British ...More
 
 
 
Archives Into The Future
London > Events > Business Events  Dates: Monday 5th January 2015 - 10am-8pm
British Library, 96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | At British Library
A one-day symposium....More
 
 
 
Cornelia Parker: Magna Carta (An Embroidery)
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 15th May to 24th July 2015 - Various Times
British Library, 96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | At British Library
A textile interpretation of the historic document stitched by over 200 people that have been associated and affected by its implementation....More
 
 
 
Anthony Trollope Treasures Display
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 3rd March to 7th June 2015 - Various Times
British Library, 96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | At British Library
A display dedicated to the English author including items from his archive and personal effects and the library's manuscript copy of Trollope's autobiography,...More
 
 
 
West Africa
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 16th October 2015 to 16th February 2016 - Various Times
British Library, 96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | At British Library
An exhibition celebrating the cultural and literacy heritage of western Africa. Traditions, politics, faith, music, history and sound will be explored....More
 
 
 
Focus On Russia: Private View At The British Library Gorbachev & His Legacy
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Friday 20th March 2015 - 10.30am-12.30pm
British Library, 96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | At British Library
Dr Ekaterina Rogatchevskaia, leading East European Curator of the British Library, takes us on 3 exclusive tours of extraordinary Russian memorabilia in the Library's unique collection....More
 
 
 
Focus On Russia: Private View At The British Library Russian Music
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 19th March 2015 - 2pm-4pm
British Library, 96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | At British Library
Dr Ekaterina Rogatchevskaia, leading East European Curator of the British Library, takes us on 3 exclusive tours of extraordinary Russian memorabilia in the Library's unique collection....More
 
 
 
The Josephine Hart Poetry Hour: Goblin Market And Other Poems
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Monday 12th January 2015 - 6.30pm-8pm
British Library, 96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | At British Library
With Joanna David....More
 
 
 
Lines In The Ice: Seeking The Northwest Passage
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 14th November 2014 to 29th March 2015 - Various Times
British Library, 96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | At British Library
A display featuring early European maps, early Arctic photography and accounts by the Inuit population, examining the fascination to exploring the Arctic, and in particular, the ...More
 
 
 
Chris Priestly, Chris Riddell And Guests
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: Saturday 17th January 2015 - 2.30pm-4pm
British Library, 96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | At British Library
A special event for young adults and older children....More
 
 
 
Beano Annual 75th Anniversary Exhibition At St Pancras
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 20th October 2014 to 5th January 2015 - 7am-9pm
St Pancras International Station, Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 1 minute from British Library
...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Dark Circus Party New Year's Eve Special
London > Events > Seasonal  Dates: Wednesday 31st December 2014
The Grand Hall, Euston Road, WC1H | 2 minutes walk from British Library
Belle Epoque invites Londoners into their velvet-draped big top this New Year's Eve for a special Dark Circus Party. Moving from the Bloomsbury Ballroom to The ...More
 
 
 
2015 London Burlesque Festival - The Grand Opening Gala
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Friday 15th May 2015 - 9pm
The Grand Hall, Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 2 minutes walk from British Library
An array of national and international performers will be part of this colourful extravaganza, the opening gambit of the 2015 festival....More
 
 
 
Only Men Aloud
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 19th December 2014 - 7.30pm
Shaw Theatre, 100-110 Euston Road, NW1 | 2 minutes walk from British Library
The Welsh male voice choir perform covers of classic pop songs....More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Railway Children
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 16th December 2014 to 1st March 2015
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, moves to King's Cross Theatre for a Christmas run. E Nesbitt's ...More
 
 
 
Bambula Project/Ashleigh Berry/201 Dance Company: Expanding Foam/Beside Ourselves/If You Leave
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Friday 23rd January 2015 - 8pm
The Place, 17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
Bambula is a multimedia art company present an exploration of dreams in, Ashleigh Berry presents a dance-theatre piece called Beside Ourselves and 201 Dance Company presents ...More
 
 
 
Estela Merlos/Joan Cleville/Jayne Port: My Dust Will Tell/Achilles II/Most Certainly Well Worth Know
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Saturday 24th January 2015 - 8pm
The Place, 17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
Estela Merlos presents aphysical performance called My Dust Will Tell, choreographer Joan Cleville presents Achilles II and Jayne Port performs text fragments called Most Certainly Well ...More
 
 
 
Out Of Order/Snakebox/Sara Black: Meeting Point/P.L.A.Y/Value For Money
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Thursday 22nd January 2015 - 8pm
The Place, 17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
Out of Order present dance and aerial piece Meeting Point, dance and music performers Snakebox present P.L.A.Y and Sara Black performs her choreographed piece entitled Value ...More
 
 
 
Macbeth/Transcience/Samba And Tears
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Wednesday 11th February 2015 - 8pm
The Place, 17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
Solo works performed by Nina von der Werth, Justyna Janiszewska and Sivan Rubinstein....More
 
 
 
Between/Major Changes/A Chair Is A Piece Of Furniture
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Wednesday 18th February 2015 - 8pm
The Place, 17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
A triple bill of contemporary dance featuring works choreographed by Fernando Balsera Pita and Rosalind Masson, Ellie Harulow and Lauren Anthony, and Jennifer Robinson-Snell....More
 
 
 
The Ashes: Dance Collective/Ella Mesma Company/The House Of Strays: The Dancing Plague/Orixas/After
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Saturday 10th January 2015 - 8pm
The Place, 17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
A mixed programme of cutting-edge contemporary dance. Former Phoenix Dancers Phil Sanger, Azzurra Ardovini and Josh Wille explore an outbreak of mass hysteria; the Ella Mesma ...More
 
 
 
Joelene English Dance Theatre/What Is Written Dance Company/Alex Broadie: February 11th 1963/Unsettl
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Tuesday 17th February 2015 - 8pm
The Place, 17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
A triple bill of contemporary dance: Joelene English's multimedia piece exploring the life of poet Sylvia Plath; a documentary work based on interviews with a Mafioso ...More
 
 
 
Julia Thorneycroft Dance/B-Hybrid Dance/Joshua Beamish: Frustra/Breaking Breath/Valence
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Friday 20th February 2015 - 8pm
The Place, 17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
A triple bill of contemporary dance: Julia Thorneycroft's affectionate send-up; Brian Gillespie's homage to those trying to save Irish as a living language, and Joshua Beamish's ...More
 
 
 
The Last Maiden/Risk Forward/In The Likeness Of
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Wednesday 21st January 2015 - 8pm
The Place, 17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
A triple bill of contemporary dance: Fuora Dance Project's piece inspired by a Sicilian fairy tale; CieMulator Dance's duet which pushes trust to its limits; and ...More
 
 
 
Lo-Giudice Dance/Salah El Brogy Company/PPL Dance Company: The Teeth Behind The Kisses/The Race/Â…A
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Tuesday 13th January 2015 - 8pm
The Place, 17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
A triple bill of contemporary dance: Anthony Lo-Giudice's exploration of humanity's duel nature; Salah El Brogy's commentary on the urban jungle and survival of the fittest; ...More
 
 
 
Marguerite Galizia/Joel O'Donoghue And Pete Yelding/Protocol Dance Company: Where Am I'/Dragging Wor
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Saturday 21st February 2015 - 8pm
The Place, 17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
A triple bill of contemporary dance: Marguerite Galizia's piece inspired by a philosophical thought experiment; Joel O'Donoghue and Pete Yelding's take on the quirks of London ...More
 
 
 
Wolf/Holi Woman/Snow
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Thursday 29th January 2015 - 8pm
The Place, 17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
A programme of works by Rachel Dean, choreographer Jodie Cole and playwright Adam Foster and choreographer Susan Kempster....More
 
 
 
Speak Up/Underneath The Skin/Zion
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Friday 30th January 2015 - 8pm
The Place, 17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
Performances using verbatim theatre, dance and physical theatre about physical and emotional journeys....More
 
 
 
LAM Dance Company/Coegi/ODD Company: Sick And Tired/Rural Living/Ahimsa
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Wednesday 28th January 2015 - 8pm
The Place, 17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
The companies perform pieces based on interactions with other people....More
 
 
 
Jan Lee & Tim Murray-Browne/Katarse Ensemble/A&R Dance Company: This Floating World/Plastisphere/Pro
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Tuesday 10th February 2015 - 8pm
The Place, 17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
A programme of physical theatre, dance and music to reflect contemporary issues....More
 
 
 
 
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Terror and Wonder: The Gothic Imagination
Terror and Wonder: The Gothic Imagination
Exhibitions | Until 20th January 2015 

British Library

Exploring the enduring influence that the gothic genre has had on literature, film, fashion, music and art, Terror and Wonder: ...More

 
Lines In The Ice: Seeking The Northwest Passage
Exhibitions | Until 29th March 2015 

British Library

A display featuring early European maps, early Arctic photography and accounts by the Inuit population, examining the fascination to exploring ...More

Only Men Aloud
Concerts | On 19th December 2014 

Shaw Theatre 2 minutes walk from British Library

The Welsh male voice choir perform covers of classic pop songs....More

The Railway Children
The Railway Children
Theatre | Until 1st March 2015 

King's Cross Railway Station 4 minutes walk from British Library

Mike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of The Railway Children, staged at Waterloo three years ago, moves to King's Cross Theatre ...More

 
The Democratic Surround: Multimedia And American Liberalism From World War Ii To The Psychedelic Six
Exhibitions | On 19th December 2014 

Housmans Bookshop 5 minutes walk from British Library

Housmans are delighted to welcome Fred Turner, associate professor of communication at Stanford University, to discuss his latest book, 'The ...More

University Of Dub Presents
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 19th December 2014 

Scala 6 minutes walk from British Library

Three heavy weight sound-systems play roots reggae music and special dub plates featuring Jah Youth Sound-System, The Roots Ambassador with ...More

Sculptors' Jewellery
Exhibitions | Until 17th January 2015 

Pangolin London 7 minutes walk from British Library

An exhibition of jewellery made by a wide range of established sculptors....More

Finding
Exhibitions | Until 30th January 2015 

The Foundling Museum 8 minutes walk from British Library

Exhibition in response to the Museum's Collection and the Foundling Hospital story, with lecturers and students from Central Saint Martins ...More

Superman Was A Foundling
Exhibitions | Until 30th April 2015 

The Foundling Museum 8 minutes walk from British Library

Award-winning writer Lemn Sissay MBE presents a visual exploration of the character who has come to play an important role ...More

 

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Christmas Theatre in London
Christmas Theatre in London

Christmas shows aren't just about pantos and family shows, there's circus in a Spiegeltent on the South Bank, immersive ...More

 
Christmas Butchers in London
Christmas Butchers in London

If your Christmas turkey comes frozen from the supermarket, it's no surprise you only want it once a year. Here's ...More

 
Alchemy
Alchemy
Exhibitions | 15th May 2015 - 25th May 2015 

Southbank Centre

Back for its sixth year, Alchemy, a festival of South Asian culture has grown to become the largest festival of ...More

 
Rubens and His Legacy: Van Dyck to Cezanne
Rubens and His Legacy: Van Dyck to Cezanne
Exhibitions | 24th January 2015 - 10th April 2015 

Royal Academy of Arts

Set to be one of the biggest art shows of the year, Rubens and His Legacy is a major exhibition ...More

 
Les Miserables
Les Miserables
Theatre | Until 5th September 2015 

Queen's Theatre

Jean Valjean, released on parole after 19 years on the chain gang, finds that the yellow ticket-of-leave he must, by ...More

 
London A Cappella Festival
London A Cappella Festival
Concerts | 28th January 2015 - 31st January 2015 

Kings Place

Five decades on from their Grammy Award-winning debut album festival favourites and co-hosts The Swingle Singers perform at the London ...More

 
St Martin-in-the-Fields Christmas Carols & Services
St Martin-in-the-Fields Christmas Carols & Services
Seasonal | Until 26th December 2014 

St Martin-in-the-Fields

St Martin-in-the-Fields is a perfect venue for any kind of service or concert - especially when candlelit and on a ...More

 
Fields
Fields
Opened 30th November 2014 

An all-day cafe on Clapham Common located next to the skate park on Rookery Road SW4, Fields is the brainchild ...More

 
Roka Aldwych
Opened 3rd November 2014 

One of two new Roka restaurants to open in 2014, Roka Aldwych occupies a huge space with over 150 covers ...More

Cereal Killer Cafe
Cereal Killer Cafe
Opened 10th December 2014 

It's breakfast all day at the Cereal Killer Cafe where 100 cereals from all over the world can be customized ...More

 
 
 
 
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