Cats On The Page — British Library (Nov 2018)

Address:
British Library, 96 Euston Road, St. Pancras, London
Tel:
0330 333 1144

Dates and ticket price

Dates & Time:
23rd November 2018 to 17th March 2019
9.30 AM to 6 PM (Mon, Wed-Fri); 9.30 AM to 8 PM (Tue); 9.30 AM to 5 PM (Sat); 11 AM to 5 PM (Sun)
Tickets & Cost:
Free. See bl.uk

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Cats have featured in rhymes and stories for centuries, making us laugh, solving a crime, creating magical havoc — even being a sly baddie — and this free exhibition will place them centre-stage again.

The British Library will use familiar favourites from your childhood to T S Eliot's Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats to explore how cats have been portrayed in books, manuscripts and artworks. As you watch them prowl around the pages you'll be sure to meet some new friends as well as discover ones you have forgotten.

It's an unmissable exhibition for anyone who loves cats.

 

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