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Hearth February 2015 - 06 Feb

Join us back round the Hearth February 6 - February 8, 2015. ..
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Gladstone’s Centre annual lecture: Sleeping with Dickens - 11 Dec

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Great British Films - 08 Dec

An opportunity to watch, discuss and argue about the best 10 British films ever made.....
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What's happening at Gladstone's Library

At  Gladstone's Library, we have an evolving programme of courses and events that keep us connected with a wide range of writers and thinkers – see our programme brochure for full details and below to see some of the highlights coming up soon.

Christmas lunches at Gladstone's Library

Our Christmas lunches will begin on November 30. 

Served every day from 12-2pm, with a choice of two courses for £14.50 or three courses for just £17. All served with filter coffee and mince pie. 

Please note Christmas lunches will run up until December 18. 

All Christmas lunches must be booked in advance by calling 01244 532350 or by email

Christmas lunch menu 2014

Hearth November 7-8, 2014 slideshow

Have you seen our aerial video courtesy of Skyquad? This incredible video shows the exterior of Gladstone's Library in all its glory. Enjoy!

Our warden Peter Francis gave a talk at this year's The Good Life Experience. You can here his talk, held at the Temple of Peace here


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Honour Gladstone by drinking more tea, eating more cake and reading more books. You can do all three here! #lovebooks #lovetea #lovecake
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What is #Christmas more than @CharlesDickens? Visit us for a free lecture! £40 dinner, bed & breakfast - 11th Dec!
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If you're not in the #Christmas spirit by now, come and visit our Craft Fair on Sunday! Guaranteed warm and fuzzy joy...#christmasshopping
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