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September highlight events at the British Library

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THE BRITISH Library has a number of events lined up for September 2017:

David Bowie Made Me Gay – Friday, September 8 from 7pm to 8:30pm.

Join broadcaster Simon Fanshawe and writer Darryl Bullock alongside DJ Princess Julia and performer K Anderson to discuss the impact and influence of LGBTQ+ music makers.

Jenny Erpenbeck: In Conversation with James Runcie – Monday, September 11 from 7pm to 8:30pm.

Join one of the most exciting authors in Europe today as she discusses her life and work.

Trees: 800 Years Later – Thursday, September 14 from 7pm to 8:30pm.

Learn about history and the impact of the 13th Century Tree Charter, or Charter of the Forest, seen by some as the foundation for private property.

Herta Muller: An Afternoon with the Nobel Prize Winner – Sunday, September 17 from 3:30pm to 4:45pm.

Join the German-Romanian author for an afternoon of readings and discussion in the 30th year since she fled Romania.

Reading Is Important: Get A Life by Vivienne Westwood – Monday, September 18 from 7pm to 8:30pm.

Join fashion designer, environmentalist and businesswoman Vivienne Westwood as she shares her passion for reading and the inspiration it can bring to all, with selections from some of her favourites.

The Future of Data in Public Life – Tuesday, September 19 from 6pm to 8pm.

In this Data Debate, a panel of experts will discuss what the future of data in public life could look like.

Peter Nichols at 90 – Friday, September 22 from 7pm to 8:30pm.

An evening with one of the UK’s greatest living playwrights.

Standing with Salman – Thursday, September 28 from 7pm to 8:30pm.

Melvyn Bragg and guests reflect on their fight to end the fatwa against Salman Rushdie.

Rustavi Choir – Saturday, September 30. Talk and concert (4pm to 8.45pm), concert only (7:15pm to 8:45).

An evening with one of the world’s greatest choirs.

JG Ballard’s Crash: On Page and Screen – Saturday, September 30 from 2:30pm to 6pm.

The Piazza Food Fair – Saturday, September 2 from 11am to 4pm.

A lively day of food and family fun on the Piazza.

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