Elizabeth and Mary: Royal Cousins, Rival Queens – speech to text tour

Mon 7 Feb – Mon 7 Feb 2022
The Queens Elizabeth and Mary featured side by side
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  • Tel: +44 (0)1937 546546
  • Email: boxoffice@bl.uk
  • Admission: Free entry

Join us as we take you on a speech to text tour of our latest exhibition Elizabeth and Mary: Royal Cousins, Rival Queens. This event takes place from 18.00 – 19.15 at the British Library.

Please book by e-mailing outreach@bl.uk or by phoning +44 (0)20 7412 7797.

On this tour you will discover the turbulent relationship between Elizabeth I and Mary, Queen of Scots. We will provide an engaging and informative account of the complex story behind the two queens’ reigns. Tales of imprisonment and escape. Elizabeth’s speech to Parliament on her cousin’s fate. Eye-witness accounts of Mary’s execution.

This tour is suitable for D/deaf, deafened and hard of hearing visitors.  The tour is delivered by a Curator and live speech to text transcription will be provided by Stagetext. If you require a British Sign Language interpreter please contact us on  outreach@bl.uk or phone +44 (0)20 7412 7797.

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

One free ticket for a companion is available per visitor. If you require any other support, or have other access requirements for this tour, please contact outreach@bl.uk or phone +44 (0)20 7412 7797.

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Name: Elizabeth and Mary: Royal Cousins, Rival Queens – speech to text tour
Where: Entrance Hall
The British Library
96 Euston Road
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Enquiries: +44 (0)1937 546546
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