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Gay UK: Love, Law And LibertyGay UK: Love, Law And LibertyFrom the trial of Oscar Wilde to the Same Sex Marriage Act, through personal testimony, public protest, art and culture, explore original manuscripts, rare printed items, oral history recordings and campaign material from the Library's collection.2017-07-28T09:30:00+01002017-09-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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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,2017-07-28T00:00:00+01002017-08-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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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
 
Comics And Cartoon Art From The Arab WorldComics And Cartoon Art From The Arab WorldExplore the art, history and significance of Arab comics, cartoons, caricatures and graphic novels through original examples taken from the British Library's collections.2017-07-28T09:30:00+01002017-10-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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Comics And Cartoon Art From The Arab World
 
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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A Museum of Modern Nature
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Exhibitions | Until 10th September 2017 

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Exhibitions | From 2nd August 

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