All the news from the British Library. #MakingYourMark and #AMindinMotion now open: https://t.co/D8dSnm42zk. Our social media approach: https://t.co/pTGrYOq8iN
Since the summer, @Awate91 has been composing a musical piece using sound archive recordings, themed around diaspora experiences. Ahead of the performance of 'The Unearthed Odyssey' on 13 March, AWATE talked to us about what migration means to him.
Happy birthday Leonardo da Vinci, born #onthisday in 1452. Painter, sculptor, architect, engineer and owner of the most impeccable handwriting. Explore da Vinci's notebook, showing his 'mirror writing' moving from right to left, with #BLTreasures :
Happy birthday, Severus Snape! On loan from and drawn by the amazing Jim Kay, this portrait of the professor is on display in . Can you guess #BLHarryPotterwhat the lilies by his hands might represent?
Happy #Hanukkah ! The Jewish festival of lights starts tonight. A new candle is lit each day, as this image from a 12th-century Italian prayer book shows. Other customs include eating doughnuts, giving gifts and playing a traditional spinning top game.
#EidMubarak to those celebrating Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of Ramadan. Here is a beautiful Qur'an manuscript copied in Jerusalem in 792 AH (1390 CE). Find out more about our Qur'an manuscripts here