The British Library

The British Library
96 Euston Road, London, NW1 2DB
  • 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
  • Email
  • Website www.bl.uk

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The British Library

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

Event times

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

£10 (£5 under 18) / 0843 208 1144

Sat 10 Dec

£10 (£5 under 18) / 0843 208 1144

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.

Wed 14 Dec

£15 (£10) / 0843 208 1144

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.

Fri 16 Dec

£10 / 0843 208 1144

Maps and the 20th Century: Drawing the Line

A look at contemporary mapping technology.

Wed 7 Dec

£12 (Seniors £10; Students, unemployed, disabled £5; disabled carers and under 18s free) / 0843 208 1144

Thu 8 Dec

£12 (Seniors £10; Students, unemployed, disabled £5; disabled carers and under 18s free) / 0843 208 1144

Fri 9 Dec

£12 (Seniors £10; Students, unemployed, disabled £5; disabled carers and under 18s free) / 0843 208 1144

…and 82 more dates until 1 Mar 2017

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…

Sun 11 Dec

Free / 0843 208 1144

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