The British Library
- Telephone 0843 208 1144
- Bar open Mon-Thu 9.30am-7.30pm, Fri 9.30am-5.30pm, Sat 9.30am-4.30pm, Sun, Pub Hols 11am-4.30pm
- Website www.bl.uk
Created in 1973, the UK's national library is also the largest in the world, based on its number of catalogued items (around 170 million). The collection features around 14 million books dating back as far as 2000 BC.
- Provides: Wheelchair access, Free wi-fi
There are 6 events at this location
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A Christmas Magic Show!
A classic magic show featuring favourite tricks and illusions perfected in Victorian times but still just as baffling and surprising today. With the magician Romany, ventriloquist Dave Andrews and David Weeks of the Magic Circle.
Fri 9 Dec
Guardian Live: Paul Beatty In Conversation
Talk with the Man Booker prize winner Paul Beatty Beatty, who became the first American author to win the award with The Sellout.
Here Be Dragons!
Jan Blake, Tim Ralphs and Daniel Morden tell stories of mysterious other worlds in an evening of grown-up fairytales, folktales, myths and legends.
Maps and the 20th Century: Drawing the Line
A look at contemporary mapping technology.
Wed 7 Dec
Thu 8 Dec
Fri 9 Dec
That's Entertainment: Make Your Own Stage
Create 3D pop-up theatres illustrating your very own fantastical stage show Inspired by the wonderful posters in our Victorian Entertainments: There will be Fun exhibition, using pop-up and paper-folding techniques, you'll make beautiful 3D theatrical spaces. Starting from a simple piece of folded card, you'll use collage…
Victorian Entertainments: There Will be Fun
Experience entertainment – Victorian style.