Exhibition

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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Coming soon
Exhibition

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

Online Event

Stories of the Windrush Children, with Benjamin Zephaniah

Children's stories of immigration from the Caribbean

Other events

Course

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

Online Event FREE

10 Stories to Make a Difference

A stellar line-up celebrates the publication of ten new children’s stories

Family Activity

Family Workshop: Explore, Make and Play

We need you! Help us create an exciting art station for families

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Tours of the Library

Group visits to exhibitions

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