Exhibition

Elizabeth and Mary: Royal Cousins, Rival Queens

8 Oct 2021 - 20 Feb 2022

Queens. Cousins. Rivals.

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Treasures of the British Library

Monday to Sunday

For visits from 19 July, you will not need to pre-book to visit the Treasures Gallery. If you want to visit before 19 July, use the following link to book your slot:

Exhibition FREE

Khadija Saye: in this space we breathe

Monday to Sunday

For visits from 19 July, you will not need to pre-book to visit Khadijia Saye: in this space we breathe. If you want to visit before 19 July, use the following link to book your slot:

Exhibition

Paddington: The Story of a Bear

9 Jul 2021 - 31 Oct 2021

Join Paddington on a new adventure at the British Library this summer.

Events at the Library

Online

Rethinking the Amazon

Eduardo Kohn and Pola Oloixarac in conversation with Elisabeth Heyne

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Other events

Online

Leeds Digital Festival: Preserving your Personal Digital Library

Imagine your digital existence as a library. With rows upon rows of virtual shelving housing your valued photos, videos, documents, website content, blogs, and much more.

Course

Learn Live: Food in 20th- and 21st-century Literature

Explore the world of literary food creations

Online

Banned Books Week 2021: Poetry in Protest

Meet poets at the frontlines of protest movements fighting for the right to speak freely and without fear of persecution.

At the Library

Rivercide screening and QA

Rivercide film screening with live Q&A

Tours of the Library

Group visits to exhibitions

Organising your group visit

Treasures tour

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

Conservation Studio Tour with BSL Interpreter

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