Members' Private View Harry Potter: A History of Magic

Harry Potter: A History of Magic exhibition at the British Library, Fri 20 Oct 2017 – Wed 28 Feb 2018

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Members and a guest are invited to an after-hours private view of our new exhibition

Have you ever wanted to delve into Divination, ponder the peculiarities of Potions and discover enchanting creatures? Now you can.

We unveil rare books, manuscripts and magical objects from the British Library’s collection, capturing the traditions of folklore and magic which are at the heart of the Harry Potter stories. Marvel at original drafts and drawings by J.K. Rowling and illustrator Jim Kay, both on display for the first time. 

Enjoy an introduction to the exhibition from the curator, join us for a glass of wine or a beer from the paid bar and get up to 20% off our Harry Potter Exhibition Shop range during the event.

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Name: Members' Private View Harry Potter: A History of Magic
Where: Entrance Hall
The British Library
96 Euston Road
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When: -
Price: Free Event: £0.00
Enquiries: +44 (0)1937 546546