Exhibition FREE

Treasures of the British Library

Monday to Sunday

From Magna Carta and Shakespeare to Ada Lovelace and The Beatles

Exhibition FREE

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

Study Day

Doctoral Students Open Day 2020 Contemporary Society and Culture

Practical and inspiring open days for first year PhD students new to the Library

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Other events

Performance

Cato Street 1820

‘Horrid plot to assassinate the government!’

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Course

The Story of Maps

Explore the development of maps in Britain

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Study Day

Doctoral Students Open Day 2020: Introducing the Americas Collections

Practical and inspiring open days for first year PhD students new to the Library

Talks and Discussions

One of Them: Michael Cashman in Conversation

With Ian McKellen

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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 BSL interpreter

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