Blog

  • Discoveries & Secrets Across the Globe

    11 October, 2019

    Once again for this year’s festival we are delighted to be working with partners beyond the borders of the UK.

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  • We Are Not Amused!

    8 October, 2019

    For National Libraries week, we invited Dr Bob Nicholson to reflect on his research on Victorian humour and the British Library’s ‘Old Joke Archive’.

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  • Dear Memory…

    2 October, 2019

    Dr Karin Koehler and Dr Catherine Charlwood tell us about their Being Human 2019 event ‘Dear Memory…’ which explores how writing and poetry can transform our perceptions of place.

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  • This Time It’s Personal: London Hub

    1 October, 2019

    In the first of this year’s blog highlights, Natt takes us through the fantastic series of events happening across London and beyond as part of the ‘This Time It’s Personal’ hub.

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  • Being Human 2019 – programme launched!

    1 October, 2019

    The Being Human festival 2019 ‘Discoveries & Secrets’ programme has been revealed!

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  • Being Human is back!

    3 July, 2019

    Being Human is back! From trawling for treasures in archives to discovering secret lives and overlooked histories, the annual Being Human festival is limbering up for November 2019. As ever, we are on a mission to bring the latest...

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