Tour of the British Library, 24 April 2019

Posted by: Cathy Kim  |  Posted on: March 26th, 2019

Tour of the British Library

96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB

Wednesday 24 April, 6.15pm for 6.30pm

A chance to enjoy a private tour of the British Library and a viewing of highlights from its East Asian collections with the Library’s curator Hamish Todd, Head of East Asian Collections.

We shall  see a unique royal uigwe manuscript, copies of historical novels in the Korean script Hangul, antiquarian printed books, landscape scenes and maps and atlases which form the largest part of the manuscript collection; as well as important items from the Japanese and Chinese collections.

Followed by an evening meal at a nearby restaurant where you can meet the curator who will be joining us for dinner (optional, payable on the day).

BKS Members and their Guests: £5 per person.

To reserve your place please email your name, telephone number and names of any guests to events@britishkoreansociety.org.uk or sign up using our online booking form.

Please pay by bank transfer to:

Lloyds Bank, Account Name: British Korean Society
Account No: 32827868   Sort Code: 30-98-97   Reference: Full Name

Or pay by credit / debit card using PayPal:

(You will be taken to the PayPal secure site for payment details.)


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