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“I now know what clouds look like as I borrowed a wonderful book containing a tactile picture of Constable’s Cloud Study. It was a life-changing experience.”
Danni, library member and Trustee
Books for active minds
History of the World
A trip around the British Museum to explore 13 of the 100 objects chosen to represent the history of the world.
Biblical Scenes from the Old and New Testaments
An exploration of scenes depicted in the Bible Tapestry, Middle Rhine and Giotto frescoes in the Scrovegni Chapel, Padua.
Works of Art from Tate Modern
A glimpse at the scintillating works of art held at this British institution including Warhol, Mondrian and Bacon.
Reading for pleasure
The Nature of Britain
A tour of the habitats and wildlife of Great Britain inspired by Alan Titchmarsh’s book “The Nature of Britain”.
Enjoy a trip down memory lane with well-loved bears including Rupert, Sooty, Winnie the Pooh and Aloysius.
Delve into Plantagenet and Tudor history on this tour of towns linked with the great bard.
From Page to Stage
A behind the scenes guide to transforming much-loved books into fabulous stage productions.
Masters of the Silver Screen
We invite you to take your seats for this introduction to the work of three of cinema’s great directors.
Women in Art
Revealing the personal thoughts and political sensibilities of three important and influential 20th-century female artists.
Famous artists who were superstitious
From good luck charms to hoarding very personal items
The Science Museum app for visitors with visual impairments
A VI-friendly app for the Information Age gallery
A multi-sensory exhibition about Winnie-the-Pooh
Head to the V&A for an exploration of one of the world’s most lovable literary characters
A guide to painting with visual impairment
Simple practical advice from a retired art teacher