Magna Carta: Law, Liberty, Legacy

Open until 1 Sep 2015

To mark the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta we are holding a once-in-a-lifetime exhibition - book now!

Book now
Exhibition FREE

Treasures of the British Library

Monday to Sunday

Open free of charge - the world's most beautiful and influential books and documents, from Codex Sinaiticus to the Beatles

Coming soon
Exhibition

Animal Tales

7 Aug 2015 - 1 Nov 2015

An exhibition exploring animals on the page

Events at the Library

Special Event

Monty Python and The Holy Grail PIAZZA ONLY

Monty Python and The Holy Grail 40th anniversary screening

Other events

Special Event

Monty Python and The Holy Grail plus pre-screening talk

Monty Python and The Holy Grail 40th anniversary screening

Special Event

Monty Python and The Holy Grail pre-screening talk PREMIUM ticket

Monty Python and The Holy Grail 40th anniversary

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Talk

Jesse Jackson in Conversation

Jesse Jackson talks about the present state of equalities and rights in the world

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Panel Discussion

International Translation Day 2015

An opportunity for translators, students, publishers, booksellers, librarians, bloggers and reviewers to gather and debate

Tours of the Library

Library individual tour

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

Conservation studio tour

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

General guided group tour

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