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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Paddington: The Story of a Bear

9 Jul 2021 - 31 Oct 2021

Join Paddington on a new adventure at the British Library this summer.

Events at the Library

Family Activity

Relaxed Early Opening for Families

Join us for a free autism-friendly early opening of the British Library

Limited places

Other events

Online Event

Gilbert White: The First English Ecologist

With nature writer Richard Mabey and historian Rebecca Rideal

Online Event

Stories of the Windrush Children, with Benjamin Zephaniah

Children's stories of immigration from the Caribbean


Learn Live: Black British Literature

Read the fiction and poetry of Bernardine Evaristo, Jackie Kay, Linton Kwesi Johnson and George Lamming on our online course

Limited places
Online Event

Transgressive Voice

Frances Bingham explores the life of gender-rebel poet Valentine Ackland

Tours of the Library

Group visits to exhibitions

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