Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms Audio Description Tour

King Edgar detail from New Minister Charter, c.966

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This tour is for blind and partially-sighted visitors

Join us as we take you on an audio-described tour of our once-in-a-generation exhibition, Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms: Art, Word, War. 

We will explore beautifully decorated manuscripts, historically important charters, inscribed objects and golden treasures from the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms. Marvel at original, handwritten documents, many of which are over 1,000 years old, and discover unique stories of survival and little known facts about these fascinating items. We will provide an engaging and informative account of the history of the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms, and their deep connections with neighbours in the British Isles and across the European Continent. The tour will be delivered and audio-described by a member of the medieval manuscripts team who has contributed to the preparation of the exhibition over the past three years. 

Please meet at the Information Desk in the Entrance Hall 15 minutes before the start time. 

One free ticket for a companion is available per visitor. Guide and assistance dogs are welcome. If you require any other support, or have other access requirements for this tour, please contact or phone +44 (0)20 7412 7797.

The tour is free with an exhibition ticket.


Name: Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms Audio Description Tour
Where: PACCAR Gallery
The British Library
96 Euston Road
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When: -
Price: Full Price: £16.00
Member: £16.00
Senior 60+: £14.00
Student: £8.00
Registered Unemployed: £8.00
Disabled: £8.00
Disabled Carer: £0.00
National Art Pass Senior: £7.00
Child 0-4 : £0.00
National Art Pass: £8.00
Child 5-17: £5.00
Enquiries: +44 (0)1937 546546