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@catherinerose80 Hi @eventsBL, can you help Catherine with this? Thanks 😊 @JudeHabib @BeeRowlatt Can you help Jude out, @eventsBL? Thanks so much!Dolly 'the Book Lady' Parton, in conversation with Sara Cox, tonight at 19.30. This is not a drill! Book now ⬇️… https://t.co/hZNq1TINIdCan’t make it to London to see #HebrewManuscripts? Get a closer look from home with a curator-led virtual viewing… https://t.co/0UnVqWVNyY @shane_ewen Hi Shane, watch this space - we'll be making an announcement tomorrow! @selexiak Yes 😊Are you excited for us to reopen? Yes Yes Yes 👇 👇 👇Of all British owls, the tawny owl is the most likely to be heard as it has adapted to large gardens, churchyards,… https://t.co/p7hhWtUuE8Hear the call made by a tawny owl recorded at Pinbury Park, Gloucestershire. Its call is one of the most recognisab… https://t.co/TGWb4QRhOu
12/2
2020
❤️ #WorldAIDSDay Image credit: Steven Dryden https://t.co/nA2Ut8bfpTFrom Jane Eyre to A Journey to the Centre of the Earth, #AdoptABook from our collection today and you'll receive a… https://t.co/KOH3jkQgnPToday we are lighting our clocktower red in honour of #WorldAIDSDay and paying respect to those who have lost their… https://t.co/l1EY4TtyAXWhere do you stand on the great Brussels sprout divide? Love them or loathe them, we enjoyed Nigel's memories of h… https://t.co/ss5aHeBnIq
Retweeted by The British LibraryYou’ll receive a personalised e-certificate and a gift card, sent directly to you or your loved one. 🎁 A sustaina… https://t.co/m80VypVIvASupport us this #GivingTuesday by adopting a book in our collection - the perfect, meaningful gift this Christmas.… https://t.co/Cl9oAmJ1GE📣Tune in to @BBCRadioSolent at 8.15am this morning, to listen to @EEJackson999 discuss one of our greatest medieval… https://t.co/M2aogwN5TV
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12/1
2020
@gertrudelamare Hi Gertrude, there aren't any limits on the number of tickets you can book per week, we just ask th… https://t.co/e7pl0APBN2 @christin_si We're so pleased to hear that, Christin!‘Pyke notte thy nostrellys’. Sound familiar? Parents have been trying to instil good table manners in their childre… https://t.co/3OUqoPUkqwComing up on @BBCRadio4 in 20mins: tune-in to hear our very own @EEJackson999 talking with @cathyfitzg @alixeboveyhttps://t.co/wFoUMr4ZW4Read the latest blog from @UKWebArchive on their #LGBTQ collecting over the summer: https://t.co/dNJUt1dLVf by… https://t.co/8mA5lalUDb📣 Today!! The Sherborne Missal on Moving Pictures, BBC Radio 4, at 4pm 📣 Tune in to hear about sublime biblical im… https://t.co/PudDkCeyzx
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11/30
2020
Only 1 day to go until #museumshopsunday! Remember you can get 10% off all orders tomorrow (some exclusions apply)… https://t.co/YKykfZxlug
Retweeted by The British LibraryThe imaginative and original poet, painter, engraver and mystic, William Blake, was born #OnThisDay in 1757. Discov… https://t.co/evucDcQzLVLet's leave the window, and write. No need to wait for a fine blue to break through. We must live, make do.” Join… https://t.co/cDjs8eC530
11/28
2020
A massive thank you to schools from across the UK who made pop-up poetry notebooks, inspired by writers’ messy jott… https://t.co/wemUeyrefC
Retweeted by The British LibraryOur Reading Rooms in St Pancras will reopen on 8 December and you can book from 11.00 on 3 December. We're confirmi… https://t.co/qmRm3bI01ZWe’ve missed you! We’re reopening our galleries on 3 December and you can pre-book now for #UnfinishedBusiness: The… https://t.co/pYWvbuHoh9Feeling the lockdown blues? These circles contain a C13th kabbalist’s method for meditation. Focus on the letters'… https://t.co/q248KTfNScQueen of country 👑 Businesswoman 💼 Library lover 📚 For one night only, join living legend @DollyParton in conversa… https://t.co/WoCcu6kJitHave you used our digital collections to create something amazing? We want to hear from you – and give you an award… https://t.co/PlZaZBkXd5
11/27
2020
In the C19th African American activists like Frederick Douglass, Moses Roper and Ellen Craft journeyed to the Briti… https://t.co/O0FaidUHxw @urbanfantasyphd 🤞 We'll keep our fingers crossed for you @urbanfantasyphd !!And that's us at the @bl_shop all done for the day! Thank you for joining us for the #TwitterTakeover of the… https://t.co/nnYUgCp08PRemember we have #MuseumShopSunday this weekend, a day to celebrate & support #museumshops. At the @BL_Shop you’l… https://t.co/j2WDIkLlinSo, our #ChristmasGiftList is now ready, and we’ve got something for everyone! Time to sit back and relax ..althoug… https://t.co/MR5xFXRMKg @joumajnouna We love this game at the @BL_Shop 😻 it's so much fun! 🐈🧶An anthology of the finest Christmas stories & poetry for little ones, from timeless classics to contemporary voice… https://t.co/KnBPU3Hy29This bright notebook features our exclusive Children’s Tales design by Claudine O’Sullivan. Great for both big and… https://t.co/rz7bOHMZIyWhy not give someone a craft project to keep them busy over the festive period? This cross stitch envelope case can… https://t.co/dzNtUgOSo2Last on our #ChristmasGiftList is gifts for the Family. With Christmas 2020 being a little different to usual, we… https://t.co/91XNG1H8no @stuck_inabook 😂haha we'll take this as a compliment @stuck_inabook 🤞 @BL_Shop @Chloe_McChloe 👆👏👏👏These socks celebrate our love of libraries, and are complete with a 1981 BL seal. But, did you know? As the BL is… https://t.co/crUBl6zR45A classic deck of cards here but with a literary twist – each of the cards features a watercolour portrait of a lit… https://t.co/1h0lPzvX1sOur book themed #Christmas decs have certainly been popular this year, with some already sold out! We think they’re… https://t.co/1CXc4yoiLuNext up on the @bl_shop #ChristmasGiftList - stocking fillers! A personal favourite to kick us off here, with our… https://t.co/IZZ6lH4J5D @macfarisla Yay! Thanks @macfarisla and we hope you love it! 📚🥳Thank you @BooksandChokers 🥳 #britishlibraryshop @BL_Shop https://t.co/06frFDtkggHigh praise indeed!! Thanks @Bookhistorybite ☺️ #britishlibraryshop @BL_Shop https://t.co/Uz7zFUKIXXThis vase is the ideal Writers Companion! Just the right size for holding pens and pencils, or maybe a small posy o… https://t.co/fMAfhSYMNUWhat could be better than something different to read every day for a whole year? Reading Room from @bl_publishinghttps://t.co/sPxo5vkRuiHere we have our Literary Jumper – surely a must-have for any book fan this Christmas?! We have it on good authorit… https://t.co/XjZdNakWbi2nd up on our #ChristmasGiftList is the gift for a book fan.. and @bl_shop has the perfect range! Say hello to our… https://t.co/uEzImSj1syPrints are available in a variety of sizes and frames, and are delivered direct to you or the lucky recipient. Fram… https://t.co/idX4Hs6Ep2And for a showstopper of a different kind, why not add a print from our custom prints range to your… https://t.co/KV0RTcvrUV..different sizes and speeds, or play music from an external device. Clear instructions are included and you don’t… https://t.co/nsxlFECws6Another showstopper for the #ChristmasGiftList is the DIY Record Player – the perfect gift for any music or tech fa… https://t.co/zoZrEA5RL9 @dncosta01 @BL_Shop @kingandmcgaw Great idea @dncosta01 - we'll certainly look into adding this!..exhibition at the BL in Summer 2019, we loved it so much it's stayed! It's truly old meets new tech for writing i… https://t.co/66d9aC86Z11st up on our #ChristmasGiftList is the showstopper gift. The #QwerkyWriter keyboard is one of our popular items… https://t.co/2B214tIIdY @EPCOT02 Thank you @EPCOT02 🥳📚🎁 @Bookhistorybite 🙏😊📚@bookhistorybite @BL_ShopWe thought the #WilliamMorris card could make a nice template for a #ChristmasGiftList to keep track of the gifts y… https://t.co/vSjYNlAj6A @EPCOT02 We were very excited @bl_shop when we found the image, they're so lovely right?! 😍One of our favourite #Christmas cards this year @BL_Shop is a #WilliamMorris design which features a festive greet… https://t.co/6MFpzmAuCX @Bookhistorybite @BL_Shop Excellent choices @Bookhistorybite 👏👏👏 @Bookhistorybite Thanks @Bookhistorybite we very much appreciate it 🤩! @BL_Shop @ChelleBelle1973 Thank you @ChelleBelle1973 😊. We even have a Book Worm decoration available at the @BL_Shop - keep… https://t.co/4XKpyPJ7mWThis week @bl_shop we’re looking forward to #MuseumShopSunday - a day to celebrate and support #museumshops. All d… https://t.co/37nbyGnVDh @Benmelham Thanks @Benmelham 😁 @Garm1981 @BL_Shop We @BL_Shop loved the #BLAngloSaxon exhibition so much! Great to hear the book lives up to expectations 😊Have you shopped with us @BL_Shop before? What did you buy? Tag us #britishlibraryshop in your photos! 3/3We sell a curated range of gifts & books inspired by the BL collection and beyond - ‘quirky gifts for the curious a… https://t.co/1UX0sHw4gaAt the BL St Pancras site we have our Main Shop, Exhibition Shop, and Bookshop, but we sell online too – this has b… https://t.co/09TplrAEPFGood morning all! It’s Charlie from the @BL_Shop team here, ready for our #TwitterTakeOver of the British Library a… https://t.co/pABFhU9SIP
11/26
2020
@BL_Learning @BL_ModernMSS @BL_prints @WritingRocks_17 @one_to_read Wonderful! 🐹Maps from the Topographical Collection of George III: curator’s pick https://t.co/uNfWtHItDT https://t.co/VMu4UrMuKZ
Retweeted by The British LibraryFrom barn owls to woodpeckers, trickling streams to rustling trees; this #WildlifeWednesday slow down and explore a… https://t.co/JcSGRtsByrThis sound was recorded by: @rranftThis #WildlifeWednesday listen to the echolocation calls from a group of bats feeding over a grass field. 🔊 Shelfm… https://t.co/2w0XJlR2XsHow will our collections inspire these winning projects? Catch up on our blog: https://t.co/unwL86Cz01 Could you b… https://t.co/6bZ9JIymHrImaobong Umoren wins for Empire Without End: A New History of Britain and the Caribbean 🎉 “This will be a work of… https://t.co/PJ74Pv5yNMPola Oloixarac wins for Atlas Literario del Amazonas (Literary Atlas of the Amazon) 🎉 “This project is truly capti… https://t.co/FiZQyduDXFFrom a six-strong shortlist showcasing world-class storytelling, our judging panel have selected the two winners of… https://t.co/Jsip8oNPVU
11/25
2020
#OnThisDay in Britain,1434, the River Thames froze over with ice stretching from below London Bridge to Gravesend.… https://t.co/8T4n3o9tua
11/24
2020
Fairy tales have been part of literature for hundreds of years. But the classic tales are in need of a revolution.… https://t.co/Q1YHKnIFAIJoin me and @TheZeinabBadawi for a conversation hosted by the @britishlibrary as part of their women’s rights seaso… https://t.co/Tn9mefgbqy
Retweeted by The British LibraryHappy two-year anniversary to the Polonsky Project! 2 websites and 800 digitised medieval manuscripts! 🎉🥳 🎊… https://t.co/IoBnhLveRI
Retweeted by The British LibraryNoel Streatfeild’s beloved book Ballet Shoes is more than just a ballet story. It's about a family growing up & ove… https://t.co/0n6zUeP14k
11/23
2020
Join us live with ‘the world’s most famous feminist’ @GloriaSteinem, in conversation with @TheZeinabBadawi. From ac… https://t.co/YJ4kYfwy14
11/21
2020
@fair_jobs Thank you for flagging this, @fair_jobs. We’ve raised this with our recruitment team and it won’t be included again.Find the #UnfinishedBusiness podcast on your preferred podcast platform or at https://t.co/tEZI0yZYsnBicycles aren’t often thought of as revolutionary but for women in the late 19th century travelling wherever you wa… https://t.co/PSzDcFhE5oNext Tues we are talking shop over on the @britishlibrary Twitter account! We’ll be showing you our Christmas wish… https://t.co/O2XijjmnQ5
Retweeted by The British LibraryDid you catch this week's #OurDigitalBL takeover? ⬇️ https://t.co/8yXkcF8AWkExplore the development of LGBTQ+ identities and communities in the UK in our online space: https://t.co/5f8ZFZ6VdO #TDoR2020Transgender Day of Remembrance is marked on 20 November each year to honour the memory of transgender people whose… https://t.co/4cpujC05WJ
11/20
2020
Take ‘A Look into the Trans Archive’ on our Player this #TransgenderAwarenessWeek, as an expert panel discusses the… https://t.co/QlrlpXzlaUDid you know that just 18.44% of biographies on the UK Wikipedia site are dedicated to women? Join us this Sunday a… https://t.co/JsASuH15K4
11/19
2020

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