Family Day: Festival of Maps

Festival of Maps Family Day at the British Library

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Join us for a fun and creative family day inspired by our exhibition, Maps and the 20th Century: Drawing the Line

Families will have the chance to make, look, touch, sign and explore, with a full programme of drop in activities from storytelling and interactive trails, to musical performances, art making workshops and taster sessions in British Sign Language (BSL). This event is fully accessible for families with deaf children, parents or carers.

FREE | Suitable for all ages

In partnership with Camden Family Learning, Frank Barnes School for Deaf Children and The British Museum.

The family day will include activities run by: Arsenal Football Club, British Library, British Museum, British Origami Society, British Postal Museum, Camden Advisory Service for Deaf CYP, Camden Family Learning, Camden & Islington SLT Service, Cochlear Implanted Children’s Support, Deafinitely Theatre, Francis Crick Institute, Frank Barnes School for Deaf Children, Jewish Museum, National Deaf Children's Society, North London Deaf Children's Society, October Gallery, Royal Association for Deaf people, SOAS University of London and University of Bath. 

The British Library family programme is generously supported by John Lyon’s Charity and The Sackler Trust.

(Please be advised to book in advance to visit the exhibition Maps and the 20th Century: Drawing the Line, to avoid disappointment on the day if tickets are sold out)


Name: Family Day: Festival of Maps
Where: Entrance Hall
The British Library
96 Euston Road
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When: -
Price: Free Event: £0.00
Enquiries: +44 (0)1937 546546