On a yellow background, the portraits of Queen Elizabeth and Queen Mary appear in red and blue, with images of horses, battleships, canons and a large church window with a crucifix. The title, written with a swirl as if from a signature, reads: Elizabeth and Mary, Royal Cousins, Rival Queens. 

Elizabeth and Mary: Royal Cousins, Rival Queens

Audio described in-house.

On this tour of the British Library you will discover the turbulent relationship between Elizabeth I and Mary, Queen of Scots. An engaging and informative account of the complex story behind the two queens’ reigns. Tales of imprisonment and escape. Elizabeth’s speech to Parliament on her cousin’s fate. Eye-witness accounts of Mary’s execution.

This tour is suitable for blind and partially-sighted visitors and is delivered by a Curator. Please meet at the Information Desk in the Main Entrance 15 minutes before the start time.

One free ticket for a companion is available per visitor. Guide and assistance dogs are welcome.

To book a place or if you require any other support, please contact by email [email protected] or by phoning 020 7412 7797.

This event will not be live-streamed.

Event image: On a yellow background, the portraits of Queen Elizabeth and Queen Mary appear in red and blue, with images of horses, battleships, canons and a large church window with a crucifix. The title, written with a swirl as if from a signature, reads: Elizabeth and Mary, Royal Cousins, Rival Queens.

Please note that the audio description for this performance is not delivered by VocalEyes. Every effort has been made to ensure that these details are correct; however, please do double-check with the venue for the availability of introductory notes and touch tours when booking.

Booking contact number +44 (0)20 7412 7797 Booking contact email [email protected]

Venue

The British Library

96 Euston RoadKings CrossLondonNW1 2DB
020 7412 7332 Visit venue website