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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
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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
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Global Conquest: How Railways Took Over The World
 
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 moon2017-02-21T00:00:00+00002017-03-01T00:00:00+0000 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
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 character2017-02-21T00:00:00+00002017-03-12T00:00:00+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 March 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
 
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
 
Russian Revolution: Hope, Tragedy, MythsRussian Revolution: Hope, Tragedy, MythsRussian Revolution: Hope, Tragedy, MythsThe British Library marks the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution with a major exhibition this year. Russian Revolution: Hope, Tragedy, Myths will shed new light on the world-changing events of this period, putting a focus on the experiences of ordinary Russians living through the extraordinary times. Uniting the personal and the political,2017-04-28T00:00:00+01002017-08-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Museums
DATES  28th April to 29th August 2017
The British Library marks the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution with a major exhibition this year. Russian Revolution: Hope, Tragedy, Myths will shed... More about this event
 
Harry Potter: A History of MagicHarry Potter: A History of MagicHarry Potter: A History of MagicMarking 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. With the structure of the exhibition inspired by the subjects that Harry and his friends study at Hogwarts, from Potions and Herbology to Astronomy and Care of Magical Creatures, it 2017-10-20T00:00:00+01002018-02-28T00:00:00+0000 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Museums
PRICING  Tickets go on sale April 3rd.
DATES  20th October 2017 to 28th February 2018
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... More about this event
 
 
 

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Exhibitions | Until 4th March 2017 

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South Africa: The Art Of A Nation
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Exhibitions | Until 26th February 2017 

British Museum 9 minutes walk from Murder In The Library: An A-z Of Crime Fiction

Explore 100,000 years of South African history through archaeological, historic and contemporary artworks at the British Museum. South Africa: the ...More

 
Transvangarde 2017
Exhibitions | Until 18th March 2017 

October Gallery 11 minutes walk from Murder In The Library: An A-z Of Crime Fiction

Works expressing trans-cultural experiences by contemporary international artists including Tian Wei, Alexis Peskine, Govinda Sah 'Azad', Brion Gysin and Kenji ...More

Fernanda Gomes
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The Brazilian artist presents her all-white abstract painting-sculpture hybrids....More

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Exhibitions | Until 30th April 2017 

The Foundling Museum 17 minutes walk from Murder In The Library: An A-z Of Crime Fiction

Child's Play at the Foundling Museum brings together a series of powerful images by artist Mark Neville of children at ...More

 
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Exhibitions | Until 21st May 2017 

Wellcome Collection 20 minutes walk from Murder In The Library: An A-z Of Crime Fiction

Part of the Wellcome Collection's year-long exploration of our relationship with the natural world, Making Nature: How we see animals ...More

 
Watts Dance /John Livingston Dance/ Alice Weber And Ben Saffer
Dance | On 21st February 2017 

The Place 20 minutes walk from Murder In The Library: An A-z Of Crime Fiction

WLA No.657005 is staged by Watts Dance. John Livingston Dance ask Am I A Waste Of Space?, whilst Alice Weber ...More

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Tours | Until 1st March 2017 

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Maps and the 20th Century: Drawing the Line
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Maps and the 20th Century: Drawing the Line looks into how maps made the world we live in. The exhibition ...More

 

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