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    Knockabout Comics, 1984

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  • Address:

    96
    British Library Euston Rd
    London
    NW1 2DB

  • Venue phone:

    0330 333 1144/01937 546060

  • Venue website:

    www.bl.uk

  • Opening hours:

    Mon-Thu 9.30am-8pm; Fri 9.30am-6pm; Sat 9.30am-5pm; Sun 11am-5pm

  • Transport:

    Tube: King’s Cross/Euston Rail: St Pancras International/King’s Cross/Euston

  • Price:

    Free (permanent collection); admission charge applies for some temporary exhibitions

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    1. British Library
      • 96
        Euston Rd
        London
        NW1 2DB
      • 0330 333 1144/01937 546060
      • www.bl.uk
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Anthony Trollope Treasures

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The Sir John Ritblat Treasures Gallery will gain a display of manuscripts, artefacts and personal effects belonging to Anthony Trollope to celebrate the prolific author's bicentenary.

  1. Tue Mar 3 2015 – Sun Jun 7 2015
  2. British Library
  3. Free with admission
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Cornelia Parker: Magna Carta (An Embroidery)

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  • Free

As part of the British Library's Magna Carta season, which marks the 800th anniversary of the sealing of the treaty, British artist Cornelia Parker has created a commission which responds to the document's legacy in the digital era. The embroidery is...

  1. Fri May 15 2015 – Fri Jul 24 2015
  2. British Library
  3. Free
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Lines in the Ice: Seeking the Northwest Passage

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  • Free

European explorers have always been drawn to the Arctic, and in particular the sea route along the northern coast of North America known as the Northwest Passage. This exhibition of maps, letters, photography and artefacts looks at early expeditions'...

Lines in the Ice: Seeking the Northwest Passage
  1. Sat Dec 20 – Sun Mar 29 2015
  2. British Library
  3. Free
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Magna Carta: Law, Liberty, Legacy

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Eight centuries ago this June King John issued a peace treaty in an attempt to mollify a group of rebel barons. Though not entirely successful, the Magna Carta has remained of political and legal importance to England ever since, and the British Library...

Magna Carta: Law, Liberty, Legacy
  1. Fri Mar 13 2015 – Tue Sep 1 2015
  2. British Library
  3. £12, £10 seniors, £5 concs, free under-1...
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Terror and Wonder: The Gothic Imagination

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October 2014 will see the start of the UK's most comprehensive show of Gothic literature. Terror and Wonder will explore the enduring influence the genre has had on literature, film, fashion, music and art, 250 years after Horace Walpole's The Castle...

Terror and Wonder: The Gothic Imagination
  1. Sat Dec 20 – Tue Jan 27 2015
  2. British Library
  3. £9, £7 over-60s, £5 concs, free under-18...
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West Africa

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An exhibition celebrating literary heritage and oral traditions in West Africa, looking at a millennium of history and exploring literature, faith, politics and music. Political pamphlets, protest songs, historic film, textiles and manuscripts all help...

West Africa
  1. Fri Oct 16 2015 – Tue Feb 16 2016
  2. British Library
  3. TBC
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Melly

Definitely worth visiting, especially since you don't have to pay to see the main exhibition.

Alex

The British Library have some great exhibitions and public events. Def worth a look!