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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 ...
6:30 PM -
8:30 PM
06 June 2017 -
04 July 2017
ALL LEVELS -
AC17305

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
05 May 2017 -
09 June 2017
ALL LEVELS -
AC17306

Archives Tour - Protest & Campaigning Collections

Arts and Culture Archives Tour - Protest & Campaigning Collections Did you know Bishopsgate Institute holds the archives of the two biggest demonstrations in British history? This tour will introduce you to num ...
6:30 PM -
7:30 PM
22 June 2017 -
22 June 2017
ALL LEVELS -
AR17305

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
13 May 2017 -
13 May 2017
ALL LEVELS -
AC17304

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 ...
6:30 PM -
8:30 PM
21 June 2017 -
26 July 2017
ALL LEVELS -
AC17316

Film Studies - Key Moments in British Cinema

Arts and Culture An introduction to some key moments in British cinema history. You will explore some of the earliest British films, the industry’s wartime output, the heyday of Ealing and Gainsborough studios, the in ...
6:30 PM -
8:30 PM
03 May 2017 -
07 June 2017
ALL LEVELS -
AC17315

Film Studies - The French New Wave

Arts and Culture Explore how la nouvelle vague revolutionised cinema in the ‘50s and remains the epitome of cool today and an ongoing influence. You will learn about the key films, practitioners and stylistic qualitie ...
11:00 AM -
5:00 PM
10 June 2017 -
10 June 2017
ALL LEVELS -
AC17317

From Suffragettes to Feminists

Arts and Culture Join us for a whistle-stop tour of the changing lives of women in the twentieth century, from the battle for equal voting rights to the women’s liberation movement. The subject is examined through a w ...
11:00 AM -
4:00 PM
20 May 2017 -
20 May 2017
ALL LEVELS -
AC17301

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 ...
6:30 PM -
8:00 PM
04 May 2017 -
01 June 2017
ALL LEVELS -
AC17302

Iconography and Iconology

Arts and Culture Ever wondered whether there’s a hidden meaning behind paintings? In this course we’ll discover why signs and symbols are in paintings, and reveal how to find and interpret their meanings in painting f ...
10:30 AM -
16:30
17 June 2017 -
17 June 2017
ALL LEVELS -
AC17308