Category Archives: Library books

Queer Publishing conference

From Oscar Wilde to Star Trek, explore the world of queer publishing at this one day conference at Senate House Library  (University of London) on the 16th of March. This is part of their ‘Queer Between The Covers’ season with talks … Continue reading

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Zines and small publishers fair

The small publishers fair is back today and tomorrow in Conway Hall, Holborn. A chance to peruse and buy books, zines and more by independent artists and designers (often directly from the artists themselves), the fair has been going since … Continue reading

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Magic, Witchcraft and Folklore

A slightly belated Halloween related post, but there are 2 exhibitions currently showing magic and witchcraft related objects, and we have searched our shelves for some of our spookier items for display… The British Library has ‘Harry Potter: A History … Continue reading

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Libraries Week

This week (9-14th October) is the first ever libraries week (Replacing National Libraries Day – obviously a day is just not enough to celebrate all the wonderful libraries out there!). Libraries up and down the country will be putting on … Continue reading

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Cycle September

Cycle September is here, and there’s only one thing for it – look at some books on bicycle design or consider how the bicycle can be a work of art. Marcel Duchamp managed famously with one of his first readymades … Continue reading

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Money Money Money

The new polymer £10 note featuring Jane Austen is to go into circulation on September the 14th, and the Bank of England Museum are commemorating the event with an exhibition exploring the literary connections of the bank. Aldgate library has … Continue reading

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World Honey Bee Day

August the 19th is World Honey Bee Day, and London Metropolitan University will be celebrating on Friday 18th August with trips for staff and students to see our own honey bee hives on the top of the Rocket building at the … Continue reading

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Russian Revolution

2017 is the centenary of the Russian Revolution, and has seen numerous exhibitions and events commemorating this extraordinary period in history. “The Russian Revolution stretched from February to October 1917 (Julian calendar), and it was one of the most significant … Continue reading

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London Festival of Architecture

London Festival of Architecture is on throughout June, with hundreds of events and exhibitions on throughout the city, under the theme of ‘memory’. The Cass will be involved with several events, including  ‘Graffiti, Memory and the City’, a panel discussion … Continue reading

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Paolozzi and Pop

We are lucky enough to be based just around the corner from the fantastic Whitechapel Gallery, who are currently hosting a fabulous exhibition by Eduardo Paolozzi the ‘godfather of pop’. Earlier this year his famous mosaics at Tottenham Court Road … Continue reading

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