We offer a range of free workshops for Secondary schools and Further Education groups which use our gallery spaces to develop creative thinking, visual and verbal literacy and research skills.
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Exhibition and workshops on international state propaganda from the 20th and 21st centuries.
Full day conference for AS and A Level English students to mark the 200 year anniversary of the first publication of Pride and Prejudice.
Ideal for a first visit, this cross-curricular, creative workshop introduces students to the concept of research.
Digital Pathways develops digital research skills through an enquiry-led session.
Be inspired by some of the great writers and original drafts housed at the British Library in this creative writing workshop.
Using the original manuscripts on display in the British Library’s treasures gallery, students will explore the processes of writing, re-drafting and editing.
Exploring English workshops offer students the opportunity to develop skills in language analysis and interpretation.
Led by British Library research staff, experts in English accents and dialects, this session introduces ways of analysing spoken English.
A workshop that encourages participants to find their own connections with magnificent sacred texts from eight different religions.
Uncover the layers of meaning beneath maps and explore those that changed the world.
Designed to support ESOL learners at entry levels E2, E3, L1 and L2, this creative workshop introduces participants to the British Library and our exciting collection of ‘treasures’ on display.
Drawing on a wide range of collection items, this interactive workshop focuses on the auditory environment as we experience it both in everyday life and in music.