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Exhibition: Chinese and British

Location

British Library,

96 Euston Road, London,
NW1 2DB

Dates

This exhibition CLOSED on Sun, 23rd Apr 2023

This exhibition has finished.

Cost: Free of Charge

Description

Chinese communities have been calling the UK home for much longer than many realise. Many are able to trace their heritage to regions across East and Southeast Asia, which has led to a rich and diverse culture across the UK.

In this new free display at the British Library we reflect on this long history through photographs, manuscripts and interviews with those who have lived through it.

Meet remarkable individuals from British Chinese communities across the UK. Listen to personal accounts of merchant seamen. Get to know the local business owners who set up Europe’s first Chinatowns. Be inspired by the scientists, artists and writers breaking new ground. And uncover the challenges that British Chinese people have encountered through the centuries, and continue to face today.

Join us to celebrate the history and impact of this vibrant community, and to understand what it really means to be Chinese and British.

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Location

British Library,

96 Euston Road, London,
NW1 2DB

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