While most exhibitions are visual, this is an auditory deal which traces the history of sound as it stretches back to its origin in 1877. Follow a timeline of key events in the history of sound, with rare and unpublished recordings as well as a specially commissioned audio installation by composer Aleks Kolkowski. Find out how radio transformed the 20th century, listen to the wireless log of 16-year old Alfred Taylor from 1922 and enjoy playable stamps from Bhutan. The exhibition is part of the Season of Sound, celebrating the Library’s sound archives. The exhibition can be found in the entrance hall of the British Library.
The London Diwali festival attracts approximately 35,000 people each year to celebrate this Hindu, Sikh and Jain festival of light. Expect lots of lively music, dance and an authentic market with food, craft, art and henna.
Late October isn’t just the time of year for dressing up for Halloween. It’s also time for the autumn edition of the bi-annual pop culture expo (although canceled in 2021 due to COVID-19, the spring event usually takes place over […]
An annual festival celebrating the area’s rich history and culture with events taking place in various venues around Bloomsbury. This year’s theme is “Shining Light”. Events in previous years have included street parties, dance and music performances, scientific workshops, interactive games, […]
Run by the International Antique & Collector’s Fairs group, this is a large fair repeated throughout the year with some excellent opportunities to find some unusual items. Often attracting over 300 antique dealers since taking over the venue in 2104, […]