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, 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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FREE (Adult), FREE (Child) | Donations appreciated. Tours £6-£7 (Adults), £4.50-£5.50 (Concs).
 
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Harry Potter: A History of Magic
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 20th October 2017 to 28th February 2018
British Library, 96 Euston Road, NW1 | At British Library
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 autumn. ...More
 
 
 
Listen: 140 Years Of Recorded Sound
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 6th October 2017 to 11th March 2018 - Various Times
British Library, 96 Euston Road, NW1 | At British Library
An immersive multimedia installation making innovative use of the library sound archives, to explore the significance of sound since the invention of the phonograph in 1877....More
 
 
 
Sonic Boom With DJ Yoda And Huey Morgan
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 25th November 2017 - 7.30pm-11pm
British Library, 96 Euston Road, NW1 | At British Library
Enjoy an evening of underground rap to TV themes, country, soul reggae, drum and bass and 80s pop....More
 
 
 
Christmas Shopping Evening At The British Library
London > Events > Leisure  Dates: Tuesday 5th and Wednesday 6th December 2017 - 6pm-8pm
British Library, 96 Euston Road, NW1 | At British Library
Attractions & Museums, Tourist Attraction....More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Pancras International Christmas Tree
London > Events > Seasonal  Dates: 14th November 2017 to 3rd January 2018
British Library, Euston Road, NW1 | 1 minute from British Library
Hand crafted from over 15,000 flowers, this year's Christmas tree at St Pancras is a stunning spectacle. Made by expert florists Moyses Stevens, the 47 foot ...More
 
 
 
London Drinker Beer & Cider Festival 2018
London > Events > Leisure  Dates: 14th, 15th and 16th March 2018 - 11.30am-10.30pm
British Library, Camden Centre Bidborough Street, WC1H | 2 minutes walk from British Library
Food & Drink, Drink & Tastings....More
 
 
 
Jack And The Beanstalk
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 9th to 30th December 2017 - Various Times
British Library, 100-110 Euston Road, NW1 | 2 minutes walk from British Library
Dani Harmer from CBBC's Tracy Beaker, who kicked up her heels in Strictly Come Dancing, plays Jill in Enchanted Entertainment's family pantomime, which follows Jack and ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
New Year's Eve 1920s Speakeasy Party
London > Events > Seasonal  Dates: Sunday 31st December 2017
British Library, Upper Concourse Euston Road, St Pancras International Station, Euston Road, NW1 | 3 minutes walk from British Library
After hosting a Great Gatsby themed party last year, Searcys St Pancras takes a journey back to the Roaring Twenties once again for a New Year's ...More
 
 
 
Design Collaborations
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Wednesday 13th and Thursday 14th December 2017 - 7.30pm
British Library, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
Students from London Contemporary Dance School join forces with designers from Wimbledon College of Arts in this evening of experimental work....More
 
 
 
Moving Image Collaborations
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Tuesday 12th December 2017 - 7.30pm
British Library, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
Students from London Contemporary Dance School join forces with moving image students from Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts in this evening of experimental work....More
 
 
 
Music Collaborations
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Thursday 7th and Friday 8th December 2017 - 7.30pm
British Library, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
Students from London Contemporary Dance School join forces with composers from Guildhall School of Music & Drama in this evening of experimental work....More
 
 
 
LiveVibe Samples & Interpolations
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Saturday 2nd December 2017 - 7.30pm
British Library, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
A rare opportunity for young artists from the world of dance, music and spoken word to present work in a professional environment, as well as the ...More
 
 
 
2Faced Dance Company: What The Moon Saw
London > Events > Dance  Dates: 20th December 2017 at 12noon and 3pm, 21st December 2017 at 1pm and 4pm & 22nd December 2017 at 11am
British Library, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
Alone in the world and scared of the dark, young Jack opens his bedroom curtains to find a familiar friendly face, The Moon, who teaches him ...More
 
 
 
Fresh
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Saturday 25th November 2017 - 7pm
British Library, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
An evening of bitesize extracts from up-and-coming companies, including acrobatic works, modern, street and more....More
 
 
 
Family Dance Workshop, What The Moon Saw
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 21st December 2017 - 2.30pm
British Library, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
Literary & Education, Dance Workshop....More
 
 
 
Vincent Dance Theatre: Shut Down
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Tuesday 28th and Wednesday 29th November 2017 - 8pm
British Library, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
The theatre group joins forces with Audio Active, to premiere a modern dance piece which combines elements of street dance, testimonials and rapping....More
 
 
 
Lost Dog: Juliet And Romeo - A Guide To Long Life And Happy Marriage
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 27th Feb to 3rd Mar 2018 - 8pm
British Library, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
Ben Duke's reimagined version of Shakespeare's tragic teenage love story in which the doomed couple survive through into middle age....More
 
 
 
Adrian Crowley
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 6th December 2017 - 7.30pm
British Library, Euston Road, NW1 | 5 minutes walk from British Library
The Malta-born, now Dublin resident, singer-songwriter and producer performs his indie-rock tunes with a twist of folk....More
 
 
 
David Ramirez
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 12th January 2018 - 7.30pm
British Library, Euston Road, NW1 | 5 minutes walk from British Library
Socio-political alt rock with a country influence courtesy of the American musician....More
 
 
 
GFest
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Saturday 25th November 2017 - 7pm-9am
British Library, Euston Road, NW1 | 5 minutes walk from British Library
Theatre, Cabaret....More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Drink, Shop & Do Christmas Market
London > Events > Shopping  Dates: Sunday 17th December 2017
British Library, 9 Caledonian Road, N1 | 5 minutes walk from British Library
Perfect for picking up some quirky last-minute gifts, the Drink, Shop & Do Christmas Market welcomes a number of talented local artists and designers to transform ...More
 
 
 
Kalle Nio: Lahto (Departure)
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 10th, 11th, 12th and 13th Jan 2018 - 7.30pm
British Library, 1 Handyside Street, N1C | 5 minutes walk from British Library
Award-winning show by Finnish visual artist Kalle Nio, using cinematic video projections and 19th-century stage-magic techniques, telling the story of a man and woman's relationship falling ...More
 
 
 
Alex Cameron
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 5th December 2017 - 7.30pm
British Library, 275 Pentonville Road, N1 | 6 minutes walk from British Library
The Australian singer-songwriter and musician plays synth-pop and electronica with saxophonist Roy Molloy....More
 
 
 
Betsy
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 30th November 2017 - 7.30pm
British Library, 275 Pentonville Road, N1 | 6 minutes walk from British Library
The Welsh singer-songwriter performs in support of her self-titled album....More
 
 
 
Police Dog Hogan
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 8th February 2018 - 7.30pm
British Library, 275 Pentonville Road, N1 | 6 minutes walk from British Library
A British eight-piece with roots that lie deep in an ironical fondness for literacy, Americana and Celtic folk....More
 
 
 
Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 21st November 2017 - 7.30pm
British Library, 275 Pentonville Road, N1 | 6 minutes walk from British Library
American composer, performer and producer, originally from Orcas Island and currently based in Los Angeles....More
 
 
 
Moondance Presents: Love Rave NYE 2017
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Sunday 31st December 2017 - 8pm-6am
British Library, 275 Pentonville Road, N1 | 6 minutes walk from British Library
Four rooms of old skool, jungle, drum'n'bass, house, UK garage and bass....More
 
 
 
Bad Sounds
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 23rd November 2017 - 7.30pm
British Library, 275 Pentonville Road, N1 | 6 minutes walk from British Library
Self-penned indie-pop from the five piece, led primarily by brothers Ewan and Callum Merrett....More
 
 
 
Hudson Taylor
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 25th January 2018 - 7.30pm
British Library, 275 Pentonville Road, N1 | 6 minutes walk from British Library
The brothers from Blackrock perform tracks from their folk-pop repertoire....More
 
 
 
Mega Spanish Party
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Saturday 25th November 2017 - 10pm-6am
British Library, 275 Pentonville Road, N1 | 6 minutes walk from British Library
The DJs will be presenting the best in dance, indie, pop, rock, reggaeton and R&B....More
 
 
 
 
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St Pancras International Christmas Tree
St Pancras International Christmas Tree
Seasonal | Until 3rd January 2018 

St Pancras International Station 1 minute walk from British Library

Hand crafted from over 15,000 flowers, this year's Christmas tree at St Pancras is a stunning spectacle. Made by expert ...More

 
Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith
Concerts | On 21st November 2017 

Scala 6 minutes walk from British Library

American composer, performer and producer, originally from Orcas Island and currently based in Los Angeles....More

Rotunda's Annual Beef Dinner
Rotunda's Annual Beef Dinner
Foodie Events | On 21st November 2017 

Rotunda Bar and Restaurant 7 minutes walk from British Library

This November, Rotunda Bar & Restaurant presents its Annual Beef Dinner, inviting guests to enjoy an evening of feasting and ...More

 
Basic Instincts
Exhibitions | Until 7th January 2018 

The Foundling Museum 8 minutes walk from British Library

Exhibitions & Art, Painting....More

Raft Of The Medusa
Exhibitions | Until 7th January 2018 

The Foundling Museum 8 minutes walk from British Library

Exhibitions & Art, Sculpture....More

Can Graphic Design Save Your Life?
Can Graphic Design Save Your Life?
Exhibitions | Until 14th January 2018 

Wellcome Collection 8 minutes walk from British Library

This September, the Wellcome Collection presents the first major exhibition exploring the relationship between graphic design and health. Can Graphic ...More

 
Ayurvedic Man: Encounters With Indian Medicine
Exhibitions | Until 8th April 2018 

Wellcome Collection 8 minutes walk from British Library

This exhibition takes its title and inspiration from the 'Ayurvedic Man' an 18th-century Nepali painting depicting the organs and vessels ...More

Bompas & Parr: Curses!
Bompas & Parr: Curses!
Exhibitions | Until 16th December 2017 

Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology 9 minutes walk from British Library

The latest installation from Bompas & Parr, Curses! casts a shadowy light on the heritage and sinister powers of curses. ...More

 
John Yeoman And Quentin Blake: 50 Years Of Children's Books
Exhibitions | Until 4th March 2018 

House of Illustration 9 minutes walk from British Library

Exhibitions & Art, Drawings/Illustration....More

Lucinda Rogers: On Gentrification
Lucinda Rogers: On Gentrification
Exhibitions | Until 11th February 2018 

House of Illustration 9 minutes walk from British Library

The House of Illustration has commissioned English artist Lucinda Rogers for a new exhibition examining the city's changing landscape. Lucinda ...More

 

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Christmas at The Cheesegrater
Christmas at The Cheesegrater
Seasonal | From 27th November 

Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater

This November, London's newest Christmas market opens in ...More

 
Last Days Of Shoreditch Winter La La Land
Last Days Of Shoreditch Winter La La Land
Foodie Events | From 23rd November 

288 Old Street

The Last Days of Shoreditch pop-up returns with ...More

 
Butterscotch Bakery
Butterscotch Bakery
Dining 

Over ten years after she founded Bea's of Bloomsbury the Cordon Bleu trained chef, Bea ...More

 
Londrino
Londrino
Dining 

Londrino, Leandro Carreira's first standalone restaurant and wine bar, begins with the flavours, traditions and ...More

 
Indian Accent
Indian Accent
Dining 

The only restaurant in India to feature in the World's 50 Best Restaurants 2017, Indian ...More

 
Camden Town Brewery, Enfield
Business 

In May 2017 London craft brewer and makers of Hells Beer, Camden Town Brewery, launched its £30 million modern warehouse brewery in Enfield. ...More

Harry's Dolci
Harry's Dolci
Dining 

An all-day Italian restaurant from the Caprice group, Harry's Dolci emulates the glamour of 1950's ...More

 
Veeno St Paul's
Veeno St Paul's
Drinking 

Italian wine bar Veeno champions Italy's after-work culture of drinking, eating and relaxing....More

 
Veeno Kingston Upon Thames
Veeno Kingston Upon Thames
Drinking 

Italian wine bar in a listed building in ...More

 
Pickle and Toast
Dining 

Serving grilled cheese sandwiches in Soho, Pickle and Toast is open for breakfast, lunch, evening beers and late bites from dawn till dark....More

Christmas in London 2017
Christmas in London 2017
Feature 

Tis the season to be jolly, the decorations are up, the lights are on, the ...More

 
Andreas Gursky
Exhibitions | From 24th January 

The Hayward Gallery

Kicking off the gallery's 50th anniversary year, 2018 sees the Hayward Gallery host the first major retrospective in the UK of the work of Andreas Gursky. Considered one of the most significant photographers of our ...More

Beginning
Beginning
Theatre | From 15th January 

Ambassadors Theatre

A new play by David Eldridge, Beginning invites the audience to be a fly on ...More

 
Jack Solomons Club
Jack Solomons Club
Drinking 

Soho speakeasy bar on Great Windmill Street with live music, DJs and old school glamour....More

 
Sans Pere Broadway Market
Sans Pere Broadway Market
Dining 

Cocktails and desserts, French bistro Sans Pere in Broadway Market has created a menu perfect ...More

 
Jayde Adams Is Jayded
Jayde Adams Is Jayded
Comedy | From 11th December 

Soho Theatre

Lastminute.com Best Newcomer nominee 2016, Jayde Adams is back with a new show and it's ...More

 
Elbow
Elbow
Concerts | On 7th March 

The O2 Arena

The Guy Garvey fronted four-piece from Bury who won the Mercury Music Prize in 2008 ...More

 
Re:Solutions Festival
Re:Solutions Festival
Exhibitions | From 4th January 

JuJu's Bar and Stage

The month-long Re:Solutions Festival invites wellness warriors to celebrate their love of health and wellbeing. ...More

 
The London Cabaret Club New Year's Eve Masquerade Ball
The London Cabaret Club New Year's Eve Masquerade Ball
Theatre | On 31st December 

The Bloomsbury Ballroom

Since finding a permanent home at the Bloomsbury ...More

 
Guilty Pleasures: NYE Ball
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 31st December 

KOKO

Having been their home for the past ten years, Guilty Pleasures presents its first ever New Year's Eve celebration at KOKO. One of the UK's biggest pop club ...More

La Soiree
La Soiree
Theatre | From 24th November 

Aldwych Theatre

The Olivier Award-winning La Soiree cabaret switches its spiegeltent for the West End this winter, ...More

 
January in London 2018
January in London 2018
Article 

Mary Stuart transfers to the West End where The Birthday Party gets an all-star ...More

 
Autumn 2016 in London
Article 

No excuse to hide and hibernate with London's impressive calendar of events over the coming months. With frightful Halloween happenings and banging Bonfire Night celebrations, excellent exhibitions and fabulous foodie pop-ups, there's a whole host ...More

Oktoberfest in London
Oktoberfest in London
Article 

Oktoberfest comes to London this autumn with themed parties popping up all over the ...More

 
 
 
 
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