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A copy of every publication produced in the UK and Ireland is sent to The British Library – an institute that has amassed a collection of more than 150 million items and adds some 3 million new items each year. The public can apply for access to the reading rooms, or simply explore the permanent and temporary exhibits in the John Ritblat Gallery. Here, some of the most famous written and printed items in the world are displayed, and you might see the Lindisfarne Gospels, Shakespeare’s first Folio, Handel’s Messiah, the Gutenberg Bible, drafts of the Magna Carta and the Beatles’ manuscripts.
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|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|
|Opening hours:||Mon-Thu 9.30am-8pm; Fri 9.30am-6pm; Sat 9.30am-5pm; Sun 11am-5pm|
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Unfinished Business: The Fight for Women’s Rights
For their major spring/summer exhibition 2020, the British Library considers how far we have (and haven't) come in the fight for women's rights. The achievements of trailblazers like Cornelia Sorabji (the first woman to study law at Oxford) and Hope Powell...Until Sunday August 23 2020