Stories of adventure, discovery and innovation are told through priceless, beautiful manuscripts; illuminated texts; historic maps; notebooks; and scientific journals.
Sparks of inspiration and creativity are captured in margin notes by literature’s greats; handwritten scores and lyrics from the giants of music; iconic fashion and design concepts; thousands of patents and inventions; and lost recordings from TV, music and radio.
Fights for equality, national celebrations and defining moments in the world’s history are preserved in personal diaries and first-hand accounts; the pages of the national newspaper archive; and millions of recordings from the nation’s sound archive.
Their 200m treasures include some of the most important words and ideas ever put to page. It is the perfect backdrop for premium events, whilst the collections themselves can inspire your next innovation.
Based in an iconic building in Kings Cross, 1.6m people spend time at the British Library each year, with 9m more joining them online. Their audience (92% ABC1) is unique in their thirst for knowledge, culture and inspiration
Alongside the daily programme of major exhibitions, talks and events, the British Library’s breath-taking collection supports vital research and development. It is living knowledge; generating new ideas, inspiration and insight, with the power shape all our lives.
They build bespoke partnerships with brands, which can align with the British Library, their values and reputation: Prestige, Heritage, Global and British, Knowledge, Discovery, and Treasured. Luxury Brand Partners also enjoy premium event opportunities; privileged access to Library collections for events and inspiration; and sensational opportunities to impress your most important clients.