March 2012
We hope you enjoy the March edition of the Learning e-newsletter.
Read on to find out more about upcoming workshops, conferences,
e-learning and exhibitions.
What's in this issue:

New Exhibition
CPD Conference
Dickens in Context
Primary Workshops
British Library Prints

11 May until 25 September 2012

This summer the British Library will be celebrating some of the outstanding treasures of its English literature collections. Featuring a range of stunning items, some of which have never been seen before, Writing Britain will explore how writers from Chaucer and Shakespeare to Emily Bronte and Ted Hughes have been inspired by, and helped to shape, the nation's understanding of place.

BOOK NOW - Free workshops for Secondary students and CPD conferences for teachers.

Find out more


Wider Reading and Reading for Pleasure: Developing Readers at KS2 and KS3

In partnership with United Kingdom Literacy Association (UKLA)
Tuesday 27 March 2012, 9:30 - 16:00

Explore ways to motivate, engage and foster both wider reading and reading for pleasure in the classroom.


Find out more



Celebrate Dickens' 200th birthday with a range of resources exploring the historical context behind his novels. View performances by Simon Callow, and discussions with Professor John Mullan, filmed in the Dickens Museum, alongside a range of British Library source material.

Find out more



Looking for an inspiring school trip for your Key Stage 2 class?  From sacred texts to maps and from creative writing to research skills, we offer a fantastic programme of free workshops for Year 3, 4, 5 and 6 students. Book your visit now!

Find out more


Striking framed and unframed prints, canvases, greetings cards and postcards of images from the British Library's archives are now available through our new website www.bl.uk/prints from £15.

Images available range from iconic manuscripts such as the Magna Carta to stunning landscape photographs by Fay Godwin.

Find out more

Get the latest updates   

Follow us on twitter and be the first to hear news and updates.
Become a fan!

Visit our facebook page for all the latest Library news, links and debate. Let us know what you think.
Discover the world's knowledge www.bl.uk

The British Library respects your privacy and only sends emails about or services to registered customers and subscribers to our email newsletters. To unsubscribe from this newsletter, follow this link

Any suggestions or comments about this newsletter?

Copyright (c) The British Library Board
The British Library, 96 Euston Road, London, NW1 2DB