Coming soon
Exhibition

Buddhism

25 Oct 2019 - 23 Feb 2020

Discover the art, origins and its relevance today

Events at the Library

Talks and Discussions

Hazel Carby in Conversation Imperial Intimacies

An evocative history of the British Empire

Other events

Talks and Discussions

An Evening with Héctor Abad

An evening with the Colombian novelist

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Talks and Discussions

The Beatles' Abbey Road: The Making of a Masterpiece

With Steve Levine in conversation with David Quantick

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Talks and Discussions

Keats's Odes: A Bicentenery Celebration

An evening of readings and reflections

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Course

Illumination Masterclass

Create your own Middle Ages-style illustration

Limited places

Tours of the Library

Treasures tour

A one-hour journey through some of the Treasures of the British Library

Building tour

Discover more about our history, collections and architecture on this tour - includes the Viewing Gallery

Conservation studio tour

Take a behind-the-scenes tour and see our world-renowned conservators in action

Conservation studio tour with audio description

Take a behind-the-scenes tour and see our world-renowned conservators in action

Group visits to exhibitions

Book a group visit and you’ll receive a 10% discount on your ticket price