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Exhibition

Buddhism

25 Oct 2019 - 23 Feb 2020

Discover the art, origins and its relevance today

Events at the Library

Talks and Discussions

The Beatles' Abbey Road: The Making of a Masterpiece

With Steve Levine in conversation with David Quantick

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Other events

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

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Family Activity

Family Takeover: Make and Create

Time to take over our Learning Centre with creative family fun

Talks and Discussions

World War Two Letters and Photographs: Recovering Indian Experiences

This talk will explore how we receive insights into the emotional lives of colonial soldiers during WW2 through the censored word

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