Unfinished Business: The Fight for Women's Rights

Open until 1 Aug 2021

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

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Hebrew Manuscripts: Journeys of the Written Word

18 Aug 2020 - 6 Jun 2021

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

Events at the Library

Online Event

Food Scribes, Food Lives

Uncovering food in British Library manuscripts.

Other events

Online Event

The British Cheese Playlist

The story of cheese.


Learn Live: Intermediate Old English

Deepen your knowledge of Old English literature at our intermediate level online course

Limited places
Online Event

European Literature Night: Writing the World

With Laurent Binet, Jenny Erpenbeck and Anna Kim.

Online Event

Food in Service. In the Service of Food

The remarkable lives and times of Georgina Landemare and Florence White.

Tours of the Library

Group visits to exhibitions

Our public spaces are closed for the moment.