PREVIEW: Russian Revolution: Hope, Tragedy, Myths, British Library

Marking the 100th anniversary since the Russian Revolution, the British Library marks the anniversary with this exhibition looking at both sides of the conflict.  Displaying a number of rarely seen objects from both sides of the conflict, such as a first edition of the Communist Manifesto or anti-Bolshevik propaganda, the British Library aims to shed light… Read More

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NEWS: British Library Announces 2017 Exhibition Programme

The British Library has confirmed details of what visitors can expect in the year ahead, including an exhibition to mark the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution.  2017 will begin with the opening of Jane Austen Among Family and Friends on the 10th January. Marking the bicentenary of the death of the author, the British… Read More

Exhibitions to Look Out for in 2017

It might be only August, but it is time to start thinking about what exhibitions you need to book tickets for… Michelangelo | Sebastiano: A Meeting of Minds, National Gallery: 15th March-25th June: this exhibition will be highly anticipated for 2017, as it explores the artistic relationship between two great Renaissance masters. It will focus on… Read More

NEWS: British Library to Celebrate 20th Anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

The British Library has today announced that to mark the 20th anniversary since Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was published, it will be presenting a new exhibition about the magic of Harry Potter.  Set to open on the 20th October 2017 and running until 28th February 2018, the exhibition aims to take visitors right… Read More

Things to See and Do: Friday 10th June 2016

Thank goodness its the weekend! Now its time to relax and visit a few of these shows and exhibitions – as recommended by Love London Love Culture of course!  1. Titanic, Charing Cross Theatre: the first production Thom Southerland’s first season as Artistic Director of the theatre seems to have lost none of its ability to… Read More

The British Library Looks at Influence of punk in new Exhibition

Fan of the punk era? Then you will not want to miss the British Library’s latest exhibition Punk 1976-78 , which opens to the public on the 13th May.  This new and free exhibition at the British Library looks at the level of impact that punk has had on music, fashion and design across the UK… Read More

Highlights of 2015 in London

There have been plenty of great shows, exhibitions, films and albums released in the last year. Here are a few of Love London Love Culture’s favourite things that have happened this year:  The World Goes Pop, Tate Modern:  this fantastic exhibition explores pop art on a more international scale, revealing how different countries and cultures… Read More

British Library Acquires Kenneth Williams’ Personal Diaries and Letters

Along with the announcement of their 2016 exhibitions and displays programme, the British Library also announced that it had managed to acquire the personal archive of Kenneth Williams. The collection contains 43 43 personal diaries and approximately 2,000 letters that span the Carry On star’s entire life and career from the age of 18, until… Read More

British Library Announces 2016 Cultural Programme

The British Library  has today announced its 2016 programme of exhibitions and events that includes exhibitions dedicated to Shakespeare, Cervantes and Tang Xianzu.  Exhibitions: The first major new exhibition to take place at the British Library is Shakespeare in 10 Acts (15th April-6th September) -which is taking place to mark the 400th anniversary since William Shakespeare’s death.… Read More

Things to See and Do in London: Sunday 22nd November 2015

Looking for a way to fill your time in between doing your Christmas shopping in London? Here is some of the best things to see and do this week in the capital: 1. Cycle Revolution, Design Museum: this new exhibition at the Design Museum celebrates the rise of cycling – both professionally and as a hobby,… Read More