Exhibition

Writing: Making Your Mark

Open until 27 Aug 2019

Discover the extraordinary story behind one of humankind’s greatest achievements: through more than 100 objects spanning 5,000 years and seven continents

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Exhibition FREE

Imaginary Cities

5 Apr 2019 - 1 Sep 2019

Discover how our increasingly digital world could change the future of collections

Exhibition

Leonardo da Vinci: A Mind in Motion

7 Jun 2019 - 8 Sep 2019

See inside the mind of Leonardo through his extraordinary notebooks

Events at the Library

Members Event

Members' Week: Tai Chi on the Piazza

Exclusively for British Library Members

Other events

Members Event

Coffee and Chocolate Flight with Origin

Exclusively for British Library Members

Family Activity FREE

Family Workshop: Drawing with Water

Enjoy a family workshop celebrating our exhibition, Leonardo da Vinci: A Mind in Motion

Family Activity FREE

Family Workshop: Drawing with Water

Enjoy a family workshop celebrating our exhibition, Leonardo da Vinci: A Mind in Motion

Members Event

Members' Quiz Night

Exclusively for British Library Members

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

Conservation studio tour

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

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