Victorian Entertainments: There Will Be Fun at British Library


The Fakirs of Benares (detail), 1884 Poster. Credit: British Library
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Unveil the fantastic world of 19th-century performance with Victorian Entertainments: There Will Be Fun at the British Library.

See a diverse range of ornate Victorian posters, theatre tickets and programmes, and travel back in time with audio recordings and lively advertisements from that vibrant era.

Showcasing rare items from the British Library’s Evanion Collection, Victorian Entertainments is accompanied by an exciting events programme, featuring appearances by Brian May from rock band Queen, illusionist Derren Brown and ventriloquist Nina Conti.


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British Library

96 Euston Road
+44 (0)20 7412 7332
Public transport:
Nearest mainline stations are Euston or King's Cross St. Pancras. Tube: Kings Cross (Northern, Victoria and Piccadilly lines) and Euston is within 150 yards walking distance.

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