Scholar, Courtier, Magician: the Lost Library of John Dee exhibition

A never seen before selection of 47 volumes from the 100 surviving books once owned by the very controversial mathematician, natural philosopher, student of astronomy and the occult, John Dee (1527-1609) will be displayed in the exhibition Scholar, Courtier, Magician: the Lost Library of John Dee from 18th January 2016 to 29th July 2016 at the Royal College of Physicians.

The hardworking picture workshop at the House of Illustration

Bringing to the table years of experience as scribes, graphic facilitators and creative problem solvers, the Scriberia team will introduce you to tips and techniques to empower you as a visual thinker and communicator with a discounted rate for KQ partners.

Books and the Human: AHRC 10th Anniversary Debate

Celebrating the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s 10th anniversary in a collaboration between AHRC and Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London, ‘Books and the Human’ will pose the question: what are the primary relationships between books and knowledge, and between books and human beings?

Modern Poetry in Translation - Ted Hughes

Knowledge Quarter partner, Poet in the City, presents an event in celebration of Ted Hughes, marking the 50th anniversary of Modern Poetry in Translation, and exploring his remarkable legacy.

London Review Bookshop - Private Shopping Evening

Join your fellow Knowledge Quarter members at the London Review Bookshop over a glass of wine and nibbles, and enjoy 10% off all books bought on the night, free gift wrapping, refreshments and an exclusive bag of goodies to brighten the dark winter evening.

Islamic Gardens and Parks

The Aga Khan University Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations presents an evening exploring Islamic gardens and parks as vehicles of social change.

Crossroad of Curiosity

On Friday 23rd October at 6pm there will be a reading of selections from Rimbaud’s Illuminations at the British Library outside within the Crossroads of Curiosity installation in the Poet’s Circle on the piazza.

KQ partners collaboration: Celtic Voices

Poet in the City presents an event exploring the Celtic legacy in contemporary poetry and celebrating a great oral tradition of poetry and performance at the British Museum.

5B45 at DocHouse

Knowledge Quarter partner, Bertha DocHouse is delighted to announce their new community initiative: 5 B 4 5 - great documentaries, any daytime screening, Monday to Thursday, £5 before 5pm!
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Marketing your Library

Knowledge Quarter partner, The British Library, is delighted to announce the event 'Marketing your Library'. For any library looking for new ways to engage with their users, please come and join this session as speakers explore ways to interact with library users, be that face to face or through your virtual library services.