Category Archives: event

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Celebrate libraries at the British Museum

Are you passionate about libraries? Hopefully, if you are reading this! The British Library have a season of events coming up, ‘Between the Sheets’ which celebrate and consider the role libraries play in our past, present and future. The season … Continue reading

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Water For Life display

February is spotlight on water in London Met’s environment sustainability action areas, to help promote this we have put together a display of some water themed books from Aldgate library’s collection. From paintings by Turner, Whistler or Hockney or the iconic … Continue reading

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The Architecture Programme at the RA

The Royal Academy hosts talks, performances, exhibitions and debates about architecture’s relationship with film, history, art , gender and more. See the new programme of events for February – April here, including talks on concrete fetishes and everyday modernism. If you … Continue reading

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London Animation Festival

Inspiring all you animators out there, our current display in Aldgate library is to coincide with the London Animation Festival. “Founded in 2003, LIAF aims to dispel the popular misconception that animation is just cartoons for kids by screening the … Continue reading

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ProBE Architecture and Building Labour Symposium on 15th July

ProBE Centre for the Study of the Built Environment University of Westminster – Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment (fABE) and Westminster Business School (WBS) ARCHITECTURE AND BUILDING LABOUR: AFTERWORD OR PROLOGUE? DATE: Friday 15 July 2016, 10.30am-5.30pm VENUE: … Continue reading

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Cass Summer Shows 2016

The Cass Summer Shows June 10-18 : courses represented will include: Fine Art, Fashion, Furniture, Graphic Design, Illustration, Interior Design, Jewellery and Silversmithing, Music Technology, Musical Instrument Making, Photography, and,Textile Design.   June 10 – July 2 : CASS Foundation/Extended Degree courses … Continue reading

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Zaha Hadid, Architect, born 31 October 1950; died 31 March 2016

                              Zaha Hadid, the first woman architect, in her own right, to be awarded the RIBA Gold Medal Commercial Road Library Book display in remembrance of … Continue reading

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Green Week 2016 at London Metropolitan University 7th March – 11th March

Green week 2016  London Met has been named ‘best in England’ for reducing carbon emissions and now Green week 2016 is back and bigger than ever. We have a wide range of sustainability activities taking place across our campus to … Continue reading

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Happy Chinese New Year!

2016 is year of the Monkey, with celebrations across London this weekend. Have you seen the magic Lantern festival at Chiswick house?  Filled with jaw droppingly beautiful life size sculpted lanterns, don’t miss out! The library has books on Chinese culture, … Continue reading

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“Quick Wins” Competition

Got a great idea? Library Services invites your suggestions for ‘Quick Wins’, improvements or innovations to our services that we can implement quickly and easily and at minimal cost, things that will enhance your experience of using the Library. We … Continue reading

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