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We will be launching the 2021 programme at 12pm on 11 August 2021

  • View of British Library courtyard
  • View inside during Family Day

British Library

Colin St John Wilson & Associates

place
96 Euston Road, NW1 2DB
info_outline
Toilets, Family activities during open house festival, Disabled access

Travel Information

subway
Nearest tube: Euston, King's Cross St. Pancras
train
Nearest train: King's Cross, Euston, st.pancras
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Bus routes: 10, 30, 73, 91
Highly acclaimed building of red brick with colourful window details and roof, the British Library is the ultimate in post-modernity. The design follows the English Free Style of architecture. RIBA Award Winner.

Events

Saturday 4th September
BSL workshop: Making a new British Library
schedule Time: 10.30am to 12pm
group Capacity: 30
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. Create your own print-based pop up building inspired by the shapes and textures of the British Library! In this workshop, especially designed for Deaf families, we will explore how different spaces make us feel using print block techniques to create personalised paper buildings. We will add lighting and figures to explore how we change our built environment. This is a fun, interactive workshop for all the family, using print making techniques led by professional artists. BSL interpretation will be provided. If you would like to find out more about this workshop please email familylearning@bl.uk. PLEASE NOTE: This workshop is specifically for Deaf families.
BSL workshop: Making a new British Library
schedule Time: 1.30pm to 3pm
group Capacity: 30
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT Create your own print-based pop up building inspired by the shapes and textures of the British Library! In this workshop, especially designed for Deaf families, we will explore how different spaces make us feel using print block techniques to create personalised paper buildings. We will add lighting and figures to explore how we change our built environment. This is a fun, interactive workshop for all the family, using print making techniques led by professional artists. BSL interpretation will be provided. If you would like to find out more about this workshop please email familylearning@bl.uk. PLEASE NOTE: This workshop is specifically for Deaf families.

Design

Original design
Colin St John Wilson & Associates, 1998
Type
Library
Period
Contemporary