Exhibition

Buddhism

Open until 23 Feb 2020

Discover the art, origins and its relevance today

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Marvellous and Mischievous: Literature's Young Rebels

8 Nov 2019 - 1 Mar 2020

A free, family-friendly exhibition bringing together young rebels from children’s literature

Events at the Library

Talks and Discussions

Off-Beat Zen: The Eccentric Englishman Who Brought Buddhism to America

Tim Lott presents the story of Alan Watts

Other events

Talks and Discussions

Zanib Mian and Onjali Q Raúf: Hey, That’s Like My Friend!

Celebrate a new raft of diverse voices in children’s literature

Course

Zen Buddhist Yoga

Experience the practice of Zen Buddhist Yoga

Limited places
Performance

Mahajanaka Dance Drama (talk and performance)

One of the oldest surviving folk tales in the world retold through dance

Limited places
Performance

Mahajanaka Dance Drama (performance only)

One of the oldest surviving folk tales in the world retold through dance

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 with audio description

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

Conservation studio tour

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