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Animation talk at the BFI Library

” Why does animation play such a central role in defining our expectations and experiences of popular fantasy cinema, and why do animators often use fantasy fiction as a source of inspiration? ” If this is a question that gets … Continue reading

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The Festival of Ideas

The Royal Academy is hosting the ‘Festival of Ideas‘, a series of talks and workshops on art, architecture, literature, design, music and more. The festival is on for 10 days, opening on 7th of September until 16th of September. Some … Continue reading

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Wood

What ‘wood’ we do without wood? With our long history of furniture making courses, alot gets  used  at London Met, and we especially love chairs! Did you know we host The Frederick Parker Collection (housed in the Special Collections)? The Frederick … Continue reading

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Local History

Aldgate library, in the Calcutta House building,  is based in an area of London steeped in social and political history, and has inspired artists, writers and photographers for centuries. Currently on at Gallery 46 in Whitechapel is a photographic exhibition … Continue reading

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Send us a postcard!

Well, write it and post it in the library! What improvements would you like to see in the library? Come and see our display on postcard books, then write your own! Let us know what you would like to see … Continue reading

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Dogs in the Library!

As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, library services organised a visit from some therapy dogs, and yes they were actually in the library! We had 2 separate visits, one at Aldgate Library and one at Holloway Road Library. Here … Continue reading

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Artists’ Book Fairs and Symposium

Strange Perfume The LGBTQIA book Fair ‘Strange Perfume‘, which focuses mainly on artists’ books and printed matter, will be at the South London Gallery on 25th and 26th of May. There is a programme of events and stands from an … Continue reading

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Women of Colour Index (WOCI) Reading Group, Tate Britain

The Women of Colour Index (WOCI) Reading Group was set up in 2016 by artists Samia Malik, Michelle Williams Gamaker and Rehana Zaman, and meet on a monthly basis to discuss work within the Women of Colour Index . The Women … Continue reading

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World Book Night Artists Books

April the 23rd is World Book Night, and in an innovative annual project, a collaborative artists’ book will be launched at UWE Bristol’s Bower Ashton Library. The book launch is part of the exhibition currently on show in the library … Continue reading

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The Greatest Show on Earth!

2018 marks the 250th anniversary of the modern circus, and throughout most of April CircusFest is happening in London, which ‘…celebrates the future of circus: daring and diverse, punky and poetic’. The Round House is hosting most of the events, … Continue reading

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