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Daylighting event at Wellcome Collection

Daylighting is a 4 day event at the Wellcome Collection, London, exploring the interconnections of art, activism, performance, politics, health and print, and challenging  existing archives and systems of knowledge. The programme of events, which takes place 18 – 21st October  … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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Humphry Repton 200

24th of March marks the 200th anniversary of the English Landscape Gardener Humphry Repton’s death, and to celebrate his life and work the Gardens Trust and other organisations are putting on events throughout 2018, including walks, cycle rides, exhibitions and … Continue reading

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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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Year of The Dog

February the 16th saw the new Chinese New Year begin, and 2018 is the year of the dog – a great excuse for a display about dogs in Aldgate Library! From paintings by George Stubbs to David Hockney,  photography by … Continue reading

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