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The mysterious pleasures of Golden Age detective fiction

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

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Colin Tite: a tribute

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

We were extremely sorry to hear of the recent death of Colin Tite. Colin was, without question, the greatest scholar ever to work on the history of the Cotton collection of manuscripts, housed here at the British Library. Over a...

From barrier to business opportunity: a spotlight on 121Captions

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Being an entrepreneur with a disability can come with its challenges but has also brought great opportunities for our Innovating for Growth alumnus, Tina Lannin. Here, Tina shares her story about how an urgent need in live-captioning services inspired her...

Colin Mackenzie: Collector Extraordinaire

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Through the support of the Heritage Lottery Fund, the Purvai Project at An Lanntair cultural centre in Stornoway has curated an exhibition celebrating the life of Colin Mackenzie (1754-1821), one of the Isle of Lewis’ most famous 19th century explorers...

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