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Maps and the 20th Century: Drawing the LineMaps and the 20th Century: Drawing the LineMaps and the 20th Century: Drawing the LineMaps and the 20th Century: Drawing the Line looks into how maps made the world we live in. The exhibition at the British Library sheds light on 100 years of mapping technology - from the original sketch of today's London Underground to the satellite imagery of the 1990s - and how it has monitored and shaped the society we live in. From wars to moon2017-01-16T00:00:00+00002017-03-01T00:00:00+0000 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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PRICING  Standard £12, under 18 Free
DATES  4th November 2016 to 1st March 2017
Maps and the 20th Century: Drawing the Line looks into how maps made the world we live in. The exhibition at the British Library sheds light on 100 years of ma... More about this event
 
Victorian Entertainments: There Will Be FunVictorian Entertainments: There Will Be FunVictorian Entertainments: There Will Be FunThe British Library invites visitors to take a trip back in time this autumn with its new exhibition Victorian Entertainments: There Will Be Fun. Through decorative original posters, handbills, advertisements and tickets, the exhibition will bring the world of performing pigs, magic tricks and pantomime to life, focusing on five colourful character2017-01-16T00:00:00+00002017-02-12T00:00:00+0000 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions | PRICING  Free  
DATES  14th October 2016 to 12th February 2017
The British Library invites visitors to take a trip back in time this autumn with its new exhibition Victorian Entertainments: There Will Be Fun. Through decor... More about this event
 
Quentin Blake: The Roald Dahl Centenary PortraitsQuentin Blake: The Roald Dahl Centenary PortraitsExhibitions & Art, Drawings/Illustration.2017-01-16T10:00:00+00002017-05-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
Quentin Blake: The Roald Dahl Centenary Portraits
 
Guardian Book Club: Michael ChabonGuardian Book Club: Michael ChabonLiterary & Education, Book Club.2017-01-17T19:00:00+00002017-01-17T00:00:00+0000 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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Guardian Book Club: Michael Chabon
 
Witness To Our Times: Joan Bakewell With Peter HennessyWitness To Our Times: Joan Bakewell With Peter HennessyLiterary & Education, Author Event.2017-01-20T19:00:00+00002017-01-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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Witness To Our Times: Joan Bakewell With Peter Hennessy
 
Raise Your ProfileRaise Your ProfileLiterary & Education, Conference.2017-01-23T10:30:00+00002017-01-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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Raise Your Profile
 
Drawing the Line: The Creative Potential of MapsDrawing the Line: The Creative Potential of MapsLiterary & Education, Art Workshop.2017-01-24T18:00:00+00002017-01-24T00:00:00+0000 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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Drawing the Line: The Creative Potential of Maps
 
My Old Man: Sir John Major In ConversationMy Old Man: Sir John Major In ConversationLiterary & Education, Author Event.2017-01-24T19:00:00+00002017-01-24T00:00:00+0000 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
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My Old Man: Sir John Major In Conversation
 
DecadenceDecadenceLiterary & Education, Discussion/Debate.2017-01-27T19:00:00+00002017-01-27T00:00:00+0000 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
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Decadence
 
P G Wodehouse: A Musical CelebrationP G Wodehouse: A Musical CelebrationLiterary & Education, Discussion/Debate.2017-01-28T14:30:00+00002017-01-28T00:00:00+0000 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
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P G Wodehouse: A Musical Celebration
 
A People Devoured: The Roma HolocaustA People Devoured: The Roma HolocaustLiterary & Education, Discussion/Debate.2017-01-30T19:00:00+00002017-01-30T00:00:00+0000 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
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A People Devoured: The Roma Holocaust
 
Power, Territory And BordersPower, Territory And BordersLiterary & Education, Discussion/Debate.2017-01-31T19:00:00+00002017-01-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
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Power, Territory And Borders
 
Carol Ann Duffy And GuestsCarol Ann Duffy And GuestsThe British Poet Laureate reads poems alongside Keith Hutson and Mark Pajak.2017-02-09T19:00:00+00002017-02-09T00:00:00+0000 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
On Soon
Carol Ann Duffy And Guests
 
Late At The Library: You Are Here!Late At The Library: You Are Here!A fun, interactive night dedicated to maps, plans and atlases.2017-02-10T19:30:00+00002017-02-10T00:00:00+0000 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
On Soon
Late At The Library: You Are Here!
 
Shooting War: Photography, History, RepresentationShooting War: Photography, History, RepresentationLiterary & Education, Discussion/Debate.2017-02-21T18:00:00+00002017-02-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
 
Shooting War: Photography, History, Representation
 
Global Conquest: How Railways Took Over The WorldGlobal Conquest: How Railways Took Over The WorldChristian Wolmar charts how the iron road spread so rapidly.2017-02-21T19:00:00+00002017-02-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
 
Global Conquest: How Railways Took Over The World
 
Julian Mitchell In Conversation With Polly ToynbeeJulian Mitchell In Conversation With Polly ToynbeeMitchell talks about his work.2017-02-23T19:00:00+00002017-02-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
 
Julian Mitchell In Conversation With Polly Toynbee
 
Festival Of Maps Family DayFestival Of Maps Family DayCommunity & Lifestyle, Family Event.2017-02-25T12:00:00+00002017-02-25T00:00:00+0000 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
Free Event 
Festival Of Maps Family Day
 
Kenneth Baker: On The Burning Of BooksKenneth Baker: On The Burning Of BooksThe former Cabinet Minister and Home Secretary presents an illustrated lecture.2017-03-03T19:00:00+00002017-03-03T00:00:00+0000 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
 
Kenneth Baker: On The Burning Of Books
 
The Art Of Non-FictionThe Art Of Non-FictionLara Feigel, Olivia Laing and Hisham Matar converse with Lisa Appignanesi.2017-03-06T19:00:00+00002017-03-06T00:00:00+0000 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
 
The Art Of Non-Fiction
 
The Mesmerist: Science Vs Superstition In The Victorian EraThe Mesmerist: Science Vs Superstition In The Victorian EraWendy Moore tells the extraordinary story of the society doctor who held Victorian London spellbound.2017-03-06T19:15:00+00002017-03-06T00:00:00+0000 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
 
The Mesmerist: Science Vs Superstition In The Victorian Era
 
Typesetting Feminism: Virago PressTypesetting Feminism: Virago PressCarmen Callil, Lennie Goodings and Claire Whalley discuss the journey of the feminist imprint.2017-03-07T19:00:00+00002017-03-07T00:00:00+0000 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
 
Typesetting Feminism: Virago Press
 
Rebels In The ArchivesRebels In The ArchivesMargaretta Jolly chairs a conversation between Jill Liddington, Abi Morgan, Heidi Safia Mirza and Deborah Withers.2017-03-08T19:00:00+00002017-03-08T00:00:00+0000 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
 
Rebels In The Archives
 
Turn Your Passion Into PoundsTurn Your Passion Into PoundsLiterary & Education, Conference.2017-03-09T18:45:00+00002017-03-09T00:00:00+0000 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
 
Turn Your Passion Into Pounds
 
Joseph Conrad Study DayJoseph Conrad Study DayLiterary & Education, Discussion/Debate.2017-03-13T14:00:00+00002017-03-13T00:00:00+0000 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
 
Joseph Conrad Study Day
 
National Life Stories Lecture 2017: David KynastonNational Life Stories Lecture 2017: David KynastonLiterary & Education, Discussion/Debate.2017-03-13T18:30:00+00002017-03-13T00:00:00+0000 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
 
National Life Stories Lecture 2017: David Kynaston
 
The Idler Presents: In Praise of Unusual LibrariesThe Idler Presents: In Praise of Unusual LibrariesLiterary & Education, Author Event.2017-03-17T19:00:00+00002017-03-17T00:00:00+0000 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
 
The Idler Presents: In Praise of Unusual Libraries
 
Stefan Zweig: European, Humanist, CollectorStefan Zweig: European, Humanist, CollectorLiterary & Education, Discussion/Debate.2017-03-20T10:30:00+00002017-03-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
 
Stefan Zweig: European, Humanist, Collector
 
Music And Poetry From The Zweig CollectionMusic And Poetry From The Zweig CollectionLiterary & Education, Music Workshop.2017-03-20T19:00:00+00002017-03-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
 
Music And Poetry From The Zweig Collection
 
The Eccles British Library Writer's Award FestivalThe Eccles British Library Writer's Award FestivalLiterary & Education, Author Event.2017-03-23T19:00:00+00002017-03-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
 
The Eccles British Library Writer's Award Festival
 
On Being Archived: Will Self, Hanif Kureishi And GuestsOn Being Archived: Will Self, Hanif Kureishi And GuestsLiterary & Education, Discussion/Debate.2017-03-24T19:00:00+00002017-03-24T00:00:00+0000 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
 
On Being Archived: Will Self, Hanif Kureishi And Guests
 
Encore: The Phenomenon Of The Second NovelEncore: The Phenomenon Of The Second NovelLiterary & Education, Author Event.2017-03-28T19:00:00+01002017-03-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
Category: event
 
Encore: The Phenomenon Of The Second Novel
 
 
 

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