Unfinished Business: The Fight for Women's Rights

Open until 21 Feb 2021

A fairer world for everyone: the fight for women’s rights is unfinished business.


Hebrew Manuscripts: Journeys of the Written Word

18 Aug 2020 - 11 Apr 2021

Journey beyond the Bible to discover the history, culture and traditions of Jewish people from all corners of the world through the ages.

Exhibition FREE

Treasures of the British Library

Monday to Sunday

From Magna Carta and Shakespeare to Florence Nightingale and Gandhi. Explore some of the world’s most exciting, beautiful and significant books, maps and manuscripts.

Exhibition FREE

Khadija Saye: in this space we breathe

3 Dec 2020 - 2 May 2021

"We exist in the marriage of physical and spiritual remembrance. It's in these spaces...[that] we identify with our physical and imagined bodies." – Khadija Saye

Events at the Library

Special Event

Mission Economy: Mariana Mazzucato in conversation with Gillian Tett

How economy, society and government can work together to build a more optimistic future.

Other events


Craft Live: Drawing and Mindfulness

Be guided through drawing exercises and mindful meditation on our online course

Sold out

Learn Live: Comedy Writing – Creating Characters

Create compelling comedy characters on our online course

Limited places
Special Event FREE

Unfinished Business Curators' Lunchtime Session - Beyond the Exhibition 2

Beyond the Exhibition: Women’s Rights in Europe, the Americas and Oceania.


Learn Live: Comedy Writing – Writing Scenes

Learn to write superb scenes for sitcom and comedy drama on our online course

Limited places

Tours of the Library

Group visits to exhibitions

Our public spaces are closed for the moment.