Eldorado: The Land of Golden Stories


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A night of gilded tales under the stars


.. the stuff of crowns

The maker of fools

The birthplace of greed

and the glittering geneses of enchantment, wonder and mystery

Don your finest gold and join us for a unique night of alchemical dreaming in the British Library's tented Piazza Pavilion

In a sparkling evening of cocktails, crown making, music, magic and beautiful things, world-class storytellers, Jan Blake and Clare Murphy, mine the depths of global fairytale and myth for all things golden.

Hosted by the priceless Kit Green, with wandering attractions and performance storytelling by the Crick Crack Club.

And remember, in order to make gold, you first have to have gold... but all that glitters, is not gold...

Doors and bar open 18.45. Stories begin 19.30. Carriages at 21.30.

This event is aimed at an adult audience. Students and 18-25 years half price.

Image by Loris Accaries. Costume and creative direction SYBAN

This event accompanies our summer exhibition Gold: 50 Spectacular Manuscripts from around the World (20 May – 2 October).

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Name: Eldorado: The Land of Golden Stories
Where: British Library St Pancras
When: -
Price: Full Price: £16.00
Student: £8.00
Registered Unemployed: £8.00
Disabled: £8.00
Under 18: £8.00
Senior (60+): £14.00
Young Person (18-25): £8.00
Enquiries: +44 (0)1937 546546