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The Gladstone's Library Uncommon Calendar of Prayer: we need your input!

by Amy Sumner | Monday, 20th November 2017 | 0 Comments

The current resident Chaplain of Gladstone’s Library is working on a project - compiling names, a list of saints and friends of God - to include in an Uncommon Calendar of Prayer for Chapel services.

You are invited to participate in this project by submitting names of persons who have inspired your life in a most positive and decisive way.



Germaine de Stael: The First Modern Woman

by Amy Sumner | Wednesday, 08th November 2017 | 0 Comments

Every month the library team curates a new display for visitors and everyone who uses the library, highlighting the many wonderful collections we have on our shelves. This month, Intern Elspeth Brodie-Browne has put together an exhibit on one of the great figures of the French Revolutionary period, who died 200 years ago…


2018 events programme announced!

by Amy Sumner | Wednesday, 01st November 2017 | 0 Comments

Gladstone’s Library is delighted to unveil its programme of events for 2018 including residential courses, evening talks and literary festivals galore.

The Gladstone’s Library programme holds at its core theology; history and current affairs; and nineteenth-century literary culture – the areas that William Gladstone’s collection of books and journals itself centres around. Each year we programme an eclectic range of sessions for study, education and entertainment to fit with these themes, and 2018 is no different. In fact, we think it’s one of the best.