Exhibition FREE

Treasures of the British Library

Monday to Sunday

From Magna Carta and Shakespeare to Ada Lovelace and The Beatles

Events at the Library

Course

Old English Masterclass

Encounter the language of the Anglo-Saxons

Other events

Talks and Discussions

Booked! Football Writing Festival

This event has been postponed. Ticket holders will be contacted by the Box Office.

Talks and Discussions

Norman Lebrecht: Jewish Writers Who Changed the World

A lecture by Norman Lebrecht

Talks and Discussions

Sarfraz Manzoor: Blinded By The Light

Part of the UK Asian Film Festival 2020

Performance

The Very Curious Herbal

An interactive performance by Amanda Edmiston

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 Studios 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

Audio-Description Tour Unfinished Business

For visitors who are blind and partially-sighted

Group visits to exhibitions

Book a group visit and you’ll receive a 10% discount on your ticket price