Exhibition

Buddhism

Open until 23 Feb 2020

Discover the art, origins and its relevance today

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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

Performance FREE

Everybody Loves Me: a Live Hip-Hop Sampling

Hip-hop meets music hall

Other events

Family Activity FREE

Family Workshop: Words to Make Us Shout!

Explore the exciting Marvellous and Mischievous exhibition with poet Francesca Beard

Family Activity FREE

Family Workshop: Words to Make Us Shout!

Explore the exciting Marvellous and Mischievous exhibition with poet Francesca Beard

Performance

Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats with Lemn Sissay

Old Possums, new audiences with Lemn Sissay

Talks and Discussions

Celebrating Elgar

Discover the important stories that Elgar’s sources reveal about his life and works

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

Astronomy, Nature and Us sound tour

A sound tour of British Library's artworks

Conservation studio tour

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