Welcome to London! Your Guide to London.
The All About London Team has lived and worked in London for many years. We have detailed knowledge of London, feel free to ask us about Places to visit, places to stay and things to do. London Tours, Attractions, Hotels, Accommodation, Events, Theatre, Shows and Places to eat.
British Library - Elizabeth and Mary, Beethoven and Paul McCartney
The British Library
For research, inspiration and enjoyment
Wherever you are, we’ve got something for you
We’re welcoming you back this autumn with our biggest season yet. Join us at the Library and online for our season of events and blockbuster exhibitions, with exceptional manuscripts, handwritten letters and unseen material from our collection.
Elizabeth and Mary: Royal Cousins, Rival Queens
8 October 2021 – 20 February 2022
Step back into a dangerous world of plots, espionage and treachery to explore the turbulent relationship between Elizabeth I and Mary, Queen of Scots in their own words.
See the mind of a creative genius at work through extraordinary handwritten manuscripts and letters, and discover how Beethoven challenged conventions and overcame deafness to become one of the most influential composers of all time.
5 November 2021 – 13 March 2022 Free, no need to book
A display of lyrics behind the most famous songs of all time. Showcasing previously unseen material from Paul McCartney’s personal archive, our free Entrance Hall display celebrates the life and art of one of the world’s most successful songwriters and performers.
Jane Austen, Leonardo da Vinci and Magna Carta. Original works, letters and extraordinary manuscripts from the greatest minds in history, all together in one place. Experience over 2,000 years of stories in our permanent gallery, free for everyone to visit.