Eccles Centre Events – The British Library

The Eccles Centre runs a lively and diverse programme of events designed to showcase the British Library's North American collections and to increase knowledge of, and discussion about, the region for a range of audiences.


Alison MacLeod: All the Beloved Ghosts | Upcoming Events – The British Library

Alison MacLeod discusses her playful and evocative short stories

Talks and Discussions

American Film Musicals and the Reimagining of WWI | Upcoming Events – The British Library

Explore how Hollywood musicals of the 1940s linked America’s entertainment heritage with its victory in the war


American Politics Colloquium | Upcoming Events – The British Library

Join us for a day of talk and debate about contemporary US politics

Talks and Discussions

Benjamin Markovits: A Weekend in New York

Join Benjamin Markovits as he discusses his new novel

Talks and Discussions

Benjamin Markovits: Christmas in Austin

Discover the new novel in a luminous family saga from one of Granta’s Best Young British Novelists

Talks and Discussions

Black Lives Matter in the US and UK Today: An Activist Panel

Challenging State Violence Through Activism, Solidarity and Coalitions


Books Talk Back with Hannah Kohler

An informal, interactive literary event for aspiring authors, featuring guest writer Hannah Kohler

Talks and Discussions

Borrowing from Britain's Beggar: Influences on American Colonial Theatre

Explore the British influence on colonial American theatre through the Library's collection

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