The New Londoners — British Library

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

Dates and ticket price

Dates & Time:
22nd March to 7th July 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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This small exhibition at the British Library will showcase the photographs of Chris Steele-Perkins.

Shown in the gallery on the second floor, the exhibition will follow his project to photograph a wide variety of everyday families in their London homes. The project aims to record London families from every country in the world, and is a "celebration of the fabulous cultural richness of London".

 

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