Shakespeare in Ten Acts

Open until 6 Sep 2016

A landmark exhibition on the performances that made an icon

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Exhibition FREE

Treasures of the British Library

Monday to Sunday

The world's most beautiful and important books and documents, from Magna Carta and Gutenberg's Bible, to the music of the Beatles

Exhibition FREE

Punk 1976-78

13 May 2016 - 2 Oct 2016

The British Library’s punk exhibition celebrates the 40th anniversary of this unique and exciting musical phenomenon

Events at the Library

Discussion

Me, Punk and the World: Bernard Rhodes in Conversation

Bernard Rhodes talks to writer and musician John Robb about the past and living present of punk, and much more besides

Other events

Special Event

Signifying Nothing? The Creative Revolution of Punk

The musicians, designers, photographers and writers who spearheaded the punk movement

Special Event

Romeo and Juliet: A Puppet Show

A Shakespearean classic for all the family

Special Event

Romeo and Juliet: A Puppet Show

A Shakespearean classic for all the family

Talk

James Shapiro: 1606 and other stories

James Shapiro, in conversation with Sarah Churchwell, shines a fresh light on the realities behind Shakespeare’s extraordinary achievements

Tours of the Library

Library individual tour

Discover more about our history, collections and architecture on this tour - includes the Viewing Gallery

Shakespeare Revealed: Into the Collection

Enhance your visit to our exhibition by learning more about our Shakespeare collection

Conservation studio tour

Take a behind-the-scenes tour and see our world-renowned conservators in action

Group tours

Book a group tour for up to 15 people to discover more about our history, collections and architecture - includes the Viewing Gallery.