Something a little different. I had the privilege of visiting the British Library Sound Archives a little while ago and filmed this “VR” piece about an old (and loved) audio format – Sony MiniDisc. In this piece Gosha Shtasel talks about the format and what The British Library is doing to preserve these recordings. Filmed […]
The following is a video I recorded back in 2014, which is an interview with Will Prentice, Head of Technical Services at the British Library Sound Archive, talking about phonographic cylinders from the late 19th and early 20th Centuries. I thought it was worth unearthing and placing here for anyone intrigued by this antique recording […]
Keep an ear out for our MuseumWise podcast where we talk about all things museological! In the meantime, here’s the full (and somewhat dramatic) theme tune.
Tips and advice may be updated at any time. Use at your own discretion, no responsibility taken etc. etc. AccessAn obvious one: the library is quietest first and last thing. At the start of the day there’s always a small queue but front door security are efficient and it moves along fairly quickly. Free Wi-Fi! […]
bl.ukFree general admission. Some exhibitions priced accordingly. Opening TimesMonday: 9.30am – 8pmTuesday: 9.30am – 8pmWednesday: 9.30am – 8pmThursday: 9.30am – 8pmFriday: 9.30am – 6pmSaturday: 9.30am – 5pmSunday: 11am – 5pm ClosedChristmas and New Year Further details: bl.uk/visit/opening-hours PhoneGeneral: +44 (0)330 333 1144Tickets: +44 (0)1937 546546 Location96 Euston Road, London, NW1 2DB Nearby Tube Stations King’s […]