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LIBRARY London is Closed This Monday for Bank Holiday!

Mon 07 May

LIBRARY London is closed on Monday 7 June for a Bank Holiday.

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LIBRARY Announces Murder at the Library: A Classic Murder Mystery Dining Experience

Fri 20 Apr

We've teamed with Moonstone Theatre to bring you a unique murder mystery dining experience which includes a luxurious 1930s-inspired menu.

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LIBRARY Announces its Easter Opening Hours

Fri 30 Mar

LIBRARY London announces its Easter Opening Hours for 2018

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Members Spotlight: Dennis Owusu-Sem

Mon 03 Apr

Success Talks is a series of events at LIBRARY that seeks to bring to young people motivation and advice from successful individuals across a broad range of professions

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Elegant Fashion Illustrations By Jaesuk Kim

Fri 31 Mar

As Fashion Week kicks off in London, we take a closer look at fashion illustrations by Jaesuk Kim.

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LIBRARY Playlist: Anti-Valentine's Day Songs

Fri 31 Mar

On Saturday 13th of February 2016, LIBRARY will welcome members and guests to 'Cupid, Screw Your Bow!'

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The King Of Second Chances - Allan Banford's Solo Exhibition At LIBRARY

Fri 31 Mar

A creative on multiple levels, DJ and international artist Allan Banford continues to impress with each new project

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Interruption

Fri 10 Mar

Interruption is exhibiting at LIBRARY, from 6 April until 11 May 2017 with private view 6-10pm on 6 April and closing reception 6-10pm on 11 May.

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Alexander James Presents ‘Catching The Waves’ - These Colours Don’t Run’

Fri 03 Mar

LIBRARY is delighted to invite you to ‘Catching The Waves’ - These Colours Don’t Run’, exhibition opening. Thursday 9th of March, starting at 7PM

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The Soul Of Notting Hill

Thu 23 Feb

LIBRARY is delighted to welcome a nonfiction writer M.G.Robinson, on 25th of March, who will present her new book The Soul Of Notting Hill, in which she details the life and times of the 'very first rasta man of Notting Hill'.

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A Touch Of Magic-The Path Keeper By N J Simmonds

Thu 23 Feb

Natali Drake is an accredited member of The Society of Authors and writes as N J Simmonds. She is a freelance brand consultant and writer and has had her work published in various UK newspapers, websites and publications including The Mother Book.

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RAMZI @LIBRARY

Tue 07 Feb

LIBRARY is delighted to host RAMZI's exclusive album release party. We seized the opportunity to ask Ramzi few questions...

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The Whole Kahani @LIBRARY

Fri 03 Feb

The Whole Kahani kicked off 2017 with a fabulous gig at LIBRARY on 24 January.

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Library Sessions

Wed 01 Feb

Library Sessions is an exclusive live music night showcasing up-and-coming talent from across the UK and beyond. The night offers stripped-back acoustic and full-band performances in an incredible setting, presented in association with Albert Man Music.

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The Book Chain: Goldie

Tue 24 Jan

LIBRARY invites influential individuals to share three titles from their bookshelf; one from their past, one from their present and one they recommend to the next guest in the series, who is also nominated by them.

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The Spiral @LIBRARY

Tue 24 Jan

LIBRARY welcomes artists Pauline BATISTA Goia MUJALLI, Theresa VOLPP and their collaborative exhibition The Spiral

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Brocket @ Library London // An Introduction

Wed 11 Jan

Brocket London kicks off a full and dynamic programme of contemporary art exhibitions and events for 2017 at LIBRARY.

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Tengri-Fashion In Symbiosis With Nomadic Herders

Fri 25 Nov

A Chinese-American fashion revolutionary, Nancy Johnston is Founder and CEO of Tengri and a LIBRARY member. Tengri creates sustainable luxury knitwear and yarns from Khangai Noble Yarns® – Mongolian yak fibres.

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Penguin Random House Competition

Fri 11 Nov

Vintage and LIBRARY are giving one lucky person the chance to win a full set of Philip Roth books in celebration of the release of American Pastoral. Just answer this question to be in with a chance of winning:

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LIBRARY Halloween Was Thrilling!

Thu 10 Nov

This Halloween LIBRARY had partnered with French Tuesdays and made horrifyingly great party! All the ghouls, witches, vampires, ghosts and goblins gathered in LIBRARY and we have the photos to prove it.

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Weird Wacky Wonderful

Fri 28 Oct

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We The Peoples Film Festival Is Coming To LIBRARY

Tue 25 Oct

LIBRARY is pleased to be a part of The We The Peoples Film Festival in its 11th season. LIBRARY Festival programme will feature:

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Crime Writer’s Association Dagger Awards

Fri 21 Oct

Emily Glenister, PA of David Headley, Managing Director D H H Literary Agency (both from Goldsboro Books and LIBRARY members) gave us an insight into CWA Dagger Awards evening.

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LIBRARY Partnered With Portico Estate Agents

Mon 10 Oct

We’ve partnered with Portico estate agents to offer our members exclusive discounts across London - from free yoga classes and beauty discounts, to offers at some of the capital’s best bars and restaurants.

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British Black Classical Foundation@LIBRARY

Fri 30 Sep

British Black Classical Foundation is bringing to LIBRARY a night of amazing opera singing to celebrate Black History Month!

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First Monday Crime

Wed 28 Sep

LIBRARY is delighted to present a new series of Monday literary events in a collaboration with DHH Literary Agency!

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Imad Yassin-Kindness, Kindness And More Kindness

Wed 14 Sep

We are delighted to invite you to an evening with Chairman of Idris Foundation, Imad Yassin a multilingual global resident and a LIBRARY member. Ahead of this well anticipated evening we asked Imad too tell us more about himself and Idris Foundation.

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SABATTA In LIBRARY- A Transformative Experience

Mon 05 Sep

Sabatta, London's newest sensation when it comes to innovative bands, is coming to Library on 9th of September, we asked the frontman Yinka Oyewole to tell us a bit more about his band and inspiration behind it.

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Nicolas Ruston- The End

Thu 01 Sep

Nicolas Ruston , a British artist, most recognised for his silicone and mixed media works, is exhibiting his newest work in LIBRARY from 1st of September till 29th of October. For this occasion we asked him few questions about his art.

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The menu of the stars - Alesso Piras

Fri 05 Aug

LIBRARY head chef Alessio Piras, who was in charge of catering The Oscars in LA, Festival of Cannes and ATP MASTER tennis at O2 in 2012, is adding a golden touch to LIBRARY menu.

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LIBRARY August: In The Rhythm Of Live Music

Fri 29 Jul

This August, visit LIBRARY for your summer soundtrack- we prepared some of the best live acts-from jazz standards, world music, bossa nova to pop rock.

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Our Secret Little Garden

Wed 27 Jul

We are delighted to invite you to our Secret Little Garden, where you can escape the city in the middle of the city and enjoy great food, music and an open air cinema! 

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Nikka Lorak-Opening Night In LIBRARY

Fri 22 Jul

Nikka Lorak, a fashion photographer whose life is a journey, had a pop up exhibition in LIBRARY from 7th to 14th July.

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Library Bar-The Heart And The Soul

Fri 15 Jul

The heart and the soul of every club is its bar. And behind every successful bar is successful staff, the people that create the place, its atmosphere and uniqueness.

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LIBRARY WORLD MUSIC: ORPHEA

Wed 13 Jul

LIBRARY WORLD MUSIC is a series of events dedicated to exotic sounds from all over the planet.

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Design Junction: Breaking The Mould

Fri 08 Jul

An Interview with Deborah Spencer, LIBRARY member and founder of Design Junction

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Britain’s Biggest Bridezilla Georgina Francis Is Coming To Library

Wed 06 Jul

Library is bringing a hand-picked selection of the best Comedy, Storytelling and Cabaret shows from UK's finest performers in the heart of Covent Garden.

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LIBRARY SALON: MARK FARID

Wed 29 Jun

A Library is a place filled with amazing stories. LIBRARY SALON is dedicated to bring its members the best stories around from the most brilliant people - being that a life story or business, art...

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Angie Stone Brings Love Party To LIBRARY

Wed 29 Jun

Angie Stone, a famed singer, MC, self-taught keyboardist, and prolific songwriter, first claim to fame was her membership in the Sequence, an all-female trio that recorded for pioneering hip-hop...

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LIBRARY IS TWO!

Wed 29 Jun

We are turning two and we are celebrating two years of  growing, of changes,  improvements,  but also of LIBRARY friendships, new connections and good times.

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Godet, 462 Years Of Adventure

Wed 29 Jun

Cognac Godet is the story of three brothers and a father who continue a fifteen generation tradition of cognac crafting, in La Rochelle, meeting point of their two passions – sailing and cognac.

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Mixing Adventure With Luxury Lifestyle: Verve Rally

Sat 28 May

Mixing adventure with luxury lifestyle, Verve Rally is reshaping the boundaries of the luxury car rally.

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Introducing: ‘AM I’ An Exhibition Of Work By Aphrodite Papadatou & Eve La Lune

Tue 19 Apr

A Conversation with Eve La Lune

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Marvyn Halfon: Travelling Identities Exhibition

Thu 24 Mar

Marvyn Halfon: Travelling Identities exhibition at LIBRARY, 24th March - 26th April 2016

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Member Spotlight: Jane Gomez

Mon 07 Mar

As part of our celebration of this year's International Women's Day, we chat with LIBRARY member and Director of Prelude Group Jane Gomez, who is on a mission is to help make Britain the most enterprising nation in the world

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Introducing LIBRARY's New Resident Chef Gavin Lambert

Wed 02 Mar

Born in Eastbourne, Gavin Lambert has over 16 years of professional kitchen experience and has worked in and managed large restaurants, bistros and hotels, as well as small personal spaces.

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Sweet Valley High: Aarika Wolf By The Arcadia Online

Tue 01 Mar

Popular platform The Arcadia Online recently shot the beautiful Aarika Wolf at LIBRARY, resulting in a stunning fashion editorial entitled 'Sweet Valley High'.

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LIBRARY Presents: Oona King & The Book Chain

Thu 25 Feb

On Tuesday 29th of March 2016, LIBRARY will host the second instalment of 'The Book Chain' featuring Oona King, in discussion with BBC’s Nick Higham

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Nude Noir Chapter 17

Mon 22 Feb

Inspired by the works of the sensual fashion photographer Helmut Newton and the renowned bestseller 50 Shades of Grey, Nude Noir offers a night in a fantasy filled world

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Kirsty Allison: Sylvia Plath Fan Club

Thu 11 Feb

Kirsty Allison is bringing her already legendary Sylvia Plath Fan Club to LIBRARY on Monday 22 February 2016

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Werner Büttner’s Looting Eye

Mon 01 Feb

German artist Werner Büttner recently released a new book, the first published overview of his collage work, entitled My Looting Eye.

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Members Spotlight: Charelle Griffith

Thu 28 Jan

Find out what inspired LIBRARY member and Marketing Manager Charelle Griffith to launch a monthly book club dedicated to ambitious women.

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Art Spotlight: Julie Goldsmith

Tue 26 Jan

We caught up with artist and member of the Royal British Society of Sculptors Julie Goldsmith ahead of her upcoming exhibition at LIBRARY

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Introducing: The Comedy Lounge

Mon 25 Jan

Quincy kicks off the new year with his Comedy Lounge series on the 28th January 2016 - a night of comedy, interviews and special guests from the world of music, sports and television

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Art Spotlight: Maya Mijovic & Adam Hynes

Tue 19 Jan

The work of Maya Mijovic and Adam Hynes gives a celebratory, humorous and critical depiction of European historical identity and today’s world

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Artist In Residence: Morris Monroe

Sat 16 Jan

From the 15th February - 18th March 2016, artist Robert Morris (Monroe) takes up residency at LIBRARY to present a collection of works entitled ‘I can not be me without you’

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ONIN London Interview With Lupe Castro At LIBRARY

Thu 14 Jan

Blogger collective ONIN London recently sat down with Creative Director and Fashion blogger Lupe Castro at LIBRARY to discuss her personal style and what she's up to at the moment

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Introducing: The Book Chain

Wed 06 Jan

LIBRARY invites influential people to share three titles from their bookshelf

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LIBRARY Presents: The Perfect Man

Wed 30 Dec

Working with 8 luxury menswear brands, on Thursday 07 January 2016 LIBRARY presents a day of cultural programming focused on the impact of men's fashion in the 21st century

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Illustrations Of 'A Christmas Carol'

Tue 22 Dec

Charles Dickens's story A Christmas Carol has been adapted and interpreted through almost every art form

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Members Spotlight: Sandrae Lawrence

Mon 21 Dec

Watch LIBRARY member and co-founder of The Cocktail Lovers demonstrate how to create two great cocktails at home with minimal fuss for the festive season

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Members Spotlight: Allan Banford

Mon 14 Dec

LIBRARY member and award winning artist Allan Banford is a creative on multiple levels. As well as being a talented DJ, Banford produces vibrant and fascinating art using a multitude of mediums including paintings, video and installation art.

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Event Recap: Finance And Fashion

Thu 10 Dec

On Friday 04 December 2015, Finance and Fashion returned to LIBRARY for another evening of networking, drinking and flirting

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Members Spotlight: Madeleine Mason

Tue 08 Dec

LIBRARY member Madeleine Mason is director and co-founder of the dating and relationships experts company PassionSmiths

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Event Recap: Steeple Times 'What Makes Art Sell?'

Mon 07 Dec

On Wednesday 2nd December, The Steeple Times hosted the first in a series of panel debate at LIBRARY.

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Featured Cocktail: The Mark Twain

Fri 04 Dec

A unique playful aged chocolate Old Fashioned with Buffalo Trace in oak barrel and chocolate bitters, garnished with a Ferrero Rocher.

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Ethics For Entrepreneurs At LIBRARY

Thu 03 Dec

Organised by Digital Remit, on the 10th of December LIBRARY will be hosting a meeting of 'Ethics for Entrepreneurs', discussing the ethics of business

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Steeple Times Panel Debate - What Makes Art Sell?

Tue 01 Dec

On the 2nd of December an interesting panel debate will be taking place at LIBRARY, tackling the question 'what makes art sell?'

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Event Recap: Art Tastemakers Dinner Sponsored By Pommery

Thu 26 Nov

On Thursday 19 November 2015 LIBRARY hosted the the inaugural Tastemakers Dinner with art as the celebrated topic of discussion

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OKD Collective Life Drawing Classes At LIBRARY

Mon 23 Nov

OKD Collective, a creative group of artists, will be coming to LIBRARY on the Wednesday the 25th of November to conduct a contemporary life drawing class

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Celebrating Don Delillo

Fri 20 Nov

Don Delillo, American novelist, playwright and recent recipient of the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, was born on November 20th 79 years ago

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International Men's Day

Thu 19 Nov

November 19th marks International Men's Day; a day to raise awareness of all male centred issues and celebrate the positive impact that men have made on society

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Members Spotlight: Helen Bromovsky

Wed 18 Nov

The story of LIBRARY member Helen Bromovsky is filled with strength and passion

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Classic Joints: MICHAEL JACKSON Vs PRINCE

Wed 18 Nov

This Friday the 20th LIBRARY will be hosting a music event featuring street culture connoisseur DJ Hooch for an evening of our favourite classics

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The Glass Passage Launch At LIBRARY

Tue 17 Nov

Meredith and Caitlin, a photography duo from Texas and creators of the blog The Glass Passage, paid a visit to LIBRARY during their travels recently

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A Cult Classic: Peep Show - Interview Held At LIBRARY

Tue 10 Nov

The chapter in our lives that is the genius television series Peep Show is drawing to a close

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Jazz Week At LIBRARY With Jay Phelps

Mon 09 Nov

Taking place from the 13th to the 22nd of November, the London Jazz Festival is a celebration of London's cultural diversity and the music that has been an important part of London's history and identity

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Celebrating Kazuo Ishiguro

Sun 08 Nov

The 8th of November marks the birthday of the highly esteemed Japanese-British novelist Kazuo Ishiguro, author of the award winning novels Remains of the Day, Never Let Me Go and The Buried Giant

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Wangechi Mutu X Bottletop: An Ethical Fashion Initiative

Thu 05 Nov

Wangechi Mutu is a Kenya-born contemporary artist who uses collage, painting and performance to explore activist issues such as race, gender and personal identity in Africa today

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Event Recap: Halloween Surrealist Ball

Mon 02 Nov

On Friday 30 October 2015, LIBRARY teamed up with arts and culture publication IDOL Magazine for a Halloween, Surrealist themed masquerade ball

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Barbara Hepworth Exhibition

Tue 27 Oct

From June until October this year the work of sculptor Barbara Hepworth was exhibited at the Tate Britain

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The Confectionary Art Of Annabel De Vetten

Mon 26 Oct

How would you like to take a hearty bite out of a human heart? Would prefer to crunch your way through a coffin or suck on some skulls?

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Celebrating Zadie Smith

Sun 25 Oct

As award-winning novelist, essayist and short-story writer Zadie Smith celebrates her 40th birthday today, we look back on her ground-breaking work in the world of British and international literature.

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2015 BFA Nominees

Sun 25 Oct

The nominees for the prestigious British Fashion Awards have been released, a month before the ceremony on the 23rd November at the London Coliseum

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Member Spotlight: Caroline Flack

Thu 22 Oct

British presenter, TV personality and LIBRARY member Caroline Flack yesterday celebrated the release of her book Storm in a C Cup

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Celebrating Edmund Dulac

Thu 22 Oct

If you are an appreciator of fairytales, watercolour paintings, or illustrated literature then you have more than likely seen the work of Edmund Dulac before

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Member Spotlight: Sara Shamsavari

Wed 21 Oct

LIBRARY Member, Artist and Photographer Sara Shamsavari received international acclaim after the series’ London, Paris and NYC Veil debuted earlier this year as part of Southbank Centre’s Women of the World Festival

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Bompas And Parr Launch The British Museum Of Food

Tue 20 Oct

Considering it is so central to human existence, there are surprisingly few people or places that make any attempt to embrace and explore the spectrum of food and drink

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Getting To Know: Melissa James

Mon 19 Oct

On Monday the 19th of October LIBRARY has the exclusive privilege of playing host to the live music of artist Melissa James to celebrate the launching of her emotional new album Stripped Back.

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Philip Pullman And John Le Carré

Mon 19 Oct

Both are British, both are phenomenally successful on the contemporary literary scene, and both are celebrating their birthday today – but that’s as far as the similarities go.

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Asad Raza's Exhibition At Frieze 2015

Fri 16 Oct

At this year's Frieze fair there is no shortage of exciting and innovative artists making their contribution to the events

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Man Booker Prize 2015 Winner Marlon James

Thu 15 Oct

The first Jamaican to win The Man Booker Prize, Marlon James is an author that refuses to shy away from realism and vulgarity in his writing

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Mentalmorfosis – Franz De Paula

Mon 12 Oct

This October, LIBRARY will be playing host to the UK launch of Mentalmorfosis, an illustrated book designed and hand-drawn by Mexican ‘free thinker’ and artist, Franz De Paula

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Literary Illustrations By Jonathan Wolstenholme

Mon 12 Oct

It does not take an artistic expert to realise that London-based illustrator Jonathan Wolstenholme has a passion for all things literary

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Member Spotlight: Jacine Rutasikwa Of Matugga Rum

Mon 12 Oct

Distilled in Britain but with a proud East African heritage, Matugga Rum is a brand new range of premium rum that will be hitting the UK drinks market during the inaugural Rum Experience Week (12 – 18 October)

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The Forward Arts Foundation Celebrate National Poetry Day

Thu 08 Oct

Break with the tyranny of prose,’ the Forward Arts Foundation commands on this, the 21st National Poetry Day

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Buffalo Trail Comes To LIBRARY For London Cocktail Week

Mon 05 Oct

For over 200 years, the Buffalo Trace distillery has been committed to crafting the finest bourbon whiskey

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