Library Tour for the Friends of Lambeth Palace Library

Lambeth Palace Library Lambeth Palace Road, London

Members of the Friends and their guests are invited to join a free tour of the Library’s new building on Tuesday 3 May at 3.45pm. To book a place, please send names in advance to Melissa Harrison, archives@churchofengland.org or telephone 020 7898 1400.

Right in front of our eyes: viewing the English Reformation afresh

Lambeth Palace Library Lambeth Palace Road, London

Speaker: Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch In this illustrated talk, Diarmaid MacCulloch, Emeritus Professor of the History of the Church in the University of Oxford, looks at the church buildings and the history of the Church of England, to make a surprising connection that helps us understand both buildings and history a little better. In association with the University of London research seminar […]

Public Library Tour (am)

Lambeth Palace Library Lambeth Palace Road, London

You are invited to join a free tour of the new Lambeth Palace Library building. Come and see some areas not usually open to the public, such as the eighth floor conference room and terrace (with its spectacular views) and our Conservation Studio. The tour will explain the history of the library and its collection, […]

Public Library Tour (pm)

Lambeth Palace Library Lambeth Palace Road, London

You are invited to join a free tour of the new Lambeth Palace Library building. Come and see some areas not usually open to the public, such as the eighth floor conference room and terrace (with its spectacular views) and our Conservation Studio. The tour will explain the history of the library and its collection, […]

Library Tour for the Friends of Lambeth Palace Library

Lambeth Palace Library Lambeth Palace Road, London

Members of the Friends and their guests are invited to join a free tour of the Library’s new building on Wednesday 18 May at 4pm. To book a place, please send names in advance to Melissa Harrison, archives@churchofengland.org or telephone 020 7898 1400.

Hidden Hands: the human stories hidden in our oldest books

Lambeth Palace Library Lambeth Palace Road, London

Speaker: Dr Mary Wellesley Dr Mary Wellesley is a writer and historian, who teaches courses on medieval language and literature as part of the British Library’s adult learning programme. Her book, Hidden Hands: the Lives of Manuscripts and Their Makers was published in October 2021. It was chosen as one of the history books of the year by […]