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An Introduction to Irish History 1912-1998

Arts and Culture In 1912, Ireland was a united, integral component of the United Kingdom. Ten years later, there were two states on the island, Northern Ireland and the Irish Free State. The former remained a part of ...
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6:30 PM -
8:30 PM
06 June 2017 -
04 July 2017
ALL LEVELS -
AC17305

Archives Tour - Freethought

Arts and Culture What led secularist George Jacob Holyoake to get six months imprisonment for blasphemy in 1843? And what campaign did the British Humanist Association produce a rather fetching lunch-box for? The hist ...
6:30 PM -
12:06:00
03 August 2017 -
03 August 2017
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Archives Tour - Women's and 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 -
11:54:00
20 July 2017 -
20 July 2017
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AR17307

Film Studies - Great Films of the 21st Century

Arts and Culture A recent BBC poll of worldwide film critics voted Boyhood, Spirited Away, There Will Be Blood, In the Mood for Love and Mulholland Drive as the top 5 greatest films made in this century. In this cours ...
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6:30 PM -
8:30 PM
21 June 2017 -
26 July 2017
ALL LEVELS -
AC17316

Film Studies - Introducing Hitchcock

Arts and Culture Alfred Hitchcock is championed as one of the greatest film-makers of all time. Sampling films from his prolific output - innovative silent films, classic British thrillers and famous Hollywood masterp ...
11:00 AM -
5:00 PM
29 July 2017 -
29 July 2017
Suitable for All -
AC17322

Film Studies Taster - How to Read a Film

Arts and Culture Alfred Hitchcock is championed as one of the greatest film-makers of all time. Sampling films from his prolific output - innovative silent films, classic British thrillers and famous Hollywood masterp ...
6:00 PM -
9:00 PM
17 July 2017 -
17 July 2017
ALL LEVELS -
AC17321

Herstories

Arts and Culture Are you interested in untold stories? This new course introduces forgotten women from our archives through original ‘herstorical’ materials, such as Victorian pamphlets, First World War letters and 19 ...
11:00 AM -
4:00 PM
29 July 2017 -
29 July 2017
ALL LEVELS -
AC17324

Photography Workshop - Take Great Photos in a Day

Arts and Culture This one-day workshop will teach you handy technical knowledge and enhance your creativity when taking photographs. You will learn how to control your manual camera’s exposure, moving away from limite ...
10:30 AM -
4:30 PM
15 July 2017 -
15 July 2017
ALL LEVELS -
AC17320

Playwrights' Redrafting Workshop

Arts and Culture You’ve completed your first draft but can’t see the play for the words! This intensive workshop will arm you with the exercises, tips and tools to bring focus, clarity and consistency to your play, he ...
10:30 AM -
4:30 PM
12 August 2017 -
12 August 2017
ALL LEVELS -
WR17308

Polari - The Lost Language of Gay Men

Arts and Culture This 2 hour class covers the origins, development and decline of Polari, a secret form of language used mostly by gay men in the 20th century. In the first half you will learn about where Polari came ...
2:30 PM -
4:30 PM
19 August 2017 -
19 August 2017
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AC17323