Exhibition

Buddhism

Open until 23 Feb 2020

Discover the art, origins and its relevance today

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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 British European After 1600

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

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Other events

Talks and Discussions

Remaking the Remarkable: Max Porter and Inua Ellams

How do writers feel about the adaptation of their books?

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Talks and Discussions

The (Wrong) Aeronauts

The true stories of the fearless first women of flight

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Talks and Discussions

Good Night Stories for Future Changemakers: Elena Favilli in Conversation

This event has been cancelled. We are looking for an opportunity to reschedule the session and will be in touch with all ticket holders.

Special Event

Early at the Library: Meditation, Music and Buddhism

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

Tours of the Library

Conservation studio tour with audio description

Take a behind-the-scenes tour and see our world-renowned conservators in action

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

Group visits to exhibitions

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