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A Trip to Swinging London (1966)

Arts and Culture During the 1960s London became the world capital of cool for an emerging youth market, with Time magazine dedicating an entire 1966 issue to ‘London: the Swinging City’. This course uses guidebooks, p ...
11:00 AM -
2:00 PM
09 December 2017 -
09 December 2017
ALL LEVELS -
LN17405

An Introduction to the History of European Art

Arts and Culture This course will explore the differences between Medieval and Renaissance art and between Baroque and Neoclassicism. Over five classes and a guided visit to the National Gallery, you will look at a se ...
6:00 PM -
8:00 PM
29 September 2017 -
03 November 2017
ALL LEVELS -
AC17410

Archives Tour - Labour, Co-op & Socialist

Arts and Culture Why did the Institute lock away one book in the 1920s fearing it would cause world revolution? Find out this and much more in a tour of its extensive collections documenting the history of socialism, ...
6:30 PM -
7:30 PM
19 October 2017 -
19 October 2017
ALL LEVELS -
AR17401

Archives Tour - LGBTQ Collections

Arts and Culture Why was John Gielgud told to see a doctor and how many lesbian pulp fiction novels could one library hold? Bishopsgate Institute is a treasure trove of LGBTQ history with archives, cuttings, badges an ...
6:30 PM -
7:30 PM
02 November 2017 -
02 November 2017
ALL LEVELS -
AR17402

Archives Tour - London Collections

Arts and Culture Bishopsgate Institute has been collecting books, maps, photographs and other material about London since opening in 1895 and is now a must visit for anyone interested in the history of the Metropolis. ...
6:30 PM -
7:30 PM
05 October 2017 -
05 October 2017
ALL LEVELS -
AR17403

Archives Tour - Protest & Campaigning Collections

Arts and Culture Did you know Bishopsgate Institute holds the archives of the two biggest demonstrations in British history? This tour will introduce you to numerous campaigners and organisations whose collections we ...
6:30 PM -
7:30 PM
16 November 2017 -
16 November 2017
ALL LEVELS -
AR17404

Archives Tour - Women's & Feminist History

Arts and Culture Who did that Suffragette tea service belong to? Can you have a feminist public toilet? And how many slang words are there for menstruation? Bishopsgate Institute’s Special Collections and Archives are ...
6:30 PM -
7:30 PM
07 December 2017 -
07 December 2017
ALL LEVELS -
AR17405

Creative Writing

Arts and Culture This course has been designed to inspire you and provide you with the tools to write. Through practical writing exercises, visualisations and storytelling, you will tap into your own stories as a rich ...
6:30 PM -
8:30 PM
06 November 2017 -
11 December 2017
ALL LEVELS -
WR17402

Creative Writing - Life Writing

Arts and Culture This is a course for all budding life writers. Whether you are writing or would like to start writing a biography, a memoir or an autobiography, this course will help you on your way. For more info ...
6:30 PM -
8:30 PM
08 November 2017 -
13 December 2017
ALL LEVELS -
WR17403

Discover the Spanish Civil War

Arts and Culture Sometimes referred to as the ‘first battle of the Second World War’, the Spanish Civil War attracted 35,000 volunteers from over 50 countries on the side of the Republic, as well as Hitler and Mussoli ...
11:00 AM -
4:00 PM
21 October 2017 -
21 October 2017
ALL LEVELS -
AC17413