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Treasures Tour of the British Library (2)

Tuesday 1st October 2019

Start: 6.00pm | Finish: 7.30pm

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Following the success of the trip to the Brititsh Library in April, the Master has arranged a return visit. The Treasures Tour introduces you to some of the most iconic items held within the British Library collections. Find out more about the King’s Library (George III’s library) and the Klencke Atlas, the second-largest atlas in the world. Your guide will introduce you to some of his or her favourite items in the Sir John Ritblat Gallery, where over 200 of the Library’s greatest treasures are displayed. Note that the guide will concentrate on his or her favourite items, so will talk on perhaps four of the 150-200 treasures housed in the gallery.

There will be an optional supper after the tour (see event 4d).

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