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Bishopsgate Institute
An independent, free-thinking organisation since 1895, we are home to a library, historical archives, talks, discussions and courses.
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Bishopsgate Institute May 23
in 1961 the teenage girls in the Tuesday Club (a short-lived sub group of the River Christian Centre in east London) were hanging out with a couple of hair dryers in the club room at Canning Town.
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Leah May 22
A satisfying morning of sorting badges! All of these are part of the Pollard collection at . The badges covered up show racist or homophobic language & imagery. Image descriptions of individual items available on request.
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Claire Stone May 21
Just visited the gorgeous , who will be taking on the archive in 2019, marking 40 years of history of women and criminal justice told through theatre. It's a fantastic project and we're excited to be working with such a brilliant partner!
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Bishopsgate Institute May 21
We have become one of the national repositories of + history in the UK. Our collections have inspired our Summer 2019 courses and tours that shine a light on LGBTQ+ movements, destinations + key figures. Learn more:
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Bishopsgate Institute May 20
This Thursday, hear Dame Myra Hess's own Myra the Steinway piano played beautifully by Martin Segerstråle in a programme of enchanting chamber music, celebrating pioneering female composers. Thur 23 May 19.30 Book Now:
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Bishopsgate Institute May 19
Presenting for you.............. in 1965 a Co-op mannequin parade took place in Cleethorpes. Were you there? More importantly HAVE YOU GOT PHOTOGRAPHS?
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Bishopsgate Institute May 18
in 1938 a visitor took the time to write us a letter expressing their appreciation of the work that had gone into the organisation of our lunch-time lecture series. Hint. Hint.
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Jazzwise May 17
Acclaimed journalist, photographer, author and black music historian (and Jazzwise contributer), Val Wilmer will be joined by Tony Russell, historian of American music and author of several books, for a live Q&A in the Bishopsgate Institute Library
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Bishopsgate Institute May 16
in 1915, the Regent Palace Hotel opened in Piccadilly. With over one thousand bedrooms, it was the largest hotel in Europe at the time. This 1960s brochure is part of our extensive collection of pamphlets on London life and landmarks.
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Bishopsgate Institute May 16
Join us for an evening with acclaimed journalist, photographer, author and black music historian, Val Wilmer Wilmer will be joined by Tony Russell, author and historian of American , for a live Q&A. Wed 05 June 19.00 Book Now:
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Bishopsgate Institute May 14
in 1870, the City Press provided an update for readers on progress on the construction of a new terminus for the Great Eastern Railway aka Liverpool Street Station.
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Bishopsgate Institute May 14
Join us this Thursday when historian and biographer of , Katherine Connelly will be discussing her latest book ‘A Suffragette in America’ with author and convenor of the Stop the War Coalition. Thu 16 May 19.00 Book Now:
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Chloé Nelkin May 12
Incredible atmosphere tonight at for the fantastic musical sing along with the brilliant !
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Bishopsgate Institute May 10
at this time in 1907, the audience were making their way into our Great Hall to hear a recital of Sir Walter Scott's Ivanhoe. Reserved seats three shillings.
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Bishopsgate Institute May 9
Hear Dame Myra Hess's own piano played beautifully by in a programme of enchanting chamber music, celebrating pioneering female composers. Thur 23 May 19.30 Book Now:
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Bishopsgate Institute May 8
Join us for London’s biggest party – featuring songs from Rodgers and Hammerstein, Stephen Schwartz, Alan Menken, Stephen Sondheim and many more. All played by and sung by YOU. Sun 12 May 19.00 Book Now:
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Stef Dickers May 7
The Beaumont Society Cuttings Collections is now available for you all , detailing coverage of & gender non-conforming history & lives recorded in the straight press, 1960s to 2000s
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Bishopsgate Institute May 4
in 1960 London Co-op Society members voted to select their branch representatives
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Bishopsgate Institute May 2
In this workshop with we will chart the impact of on queer spaces and movements, respond to the corporatisation of Pride and unlock the revolutionary potential of the community. Sat 4 May 11.00am | Book Now: +
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Museum of Homelessness May 1
Thank you for bringing us together we were honoured to share a stage with and
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