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The Art of Meditation and Mindfulness - Level 1

Body and Exercise

These courses teach contemporary mindfulness practices and meditation, which are rooted in ancient tradition and remain relevant today. Learn practices to navigate the stresses of modern city life and ...
12:05 -
12:55
22 February 2018 -
29 March 2018
LEVEL 1 -
BE18218

The Art of Meditation and Mindfulness - Level 2

Body and Exercise

These courses teach contemporary mindfulness practices and meditation, which are rooted in ancient tradition and remain relevant today. Learn practices to navigate the stresses of modern city life and ...
13:05 -
13:55
22 February 2018 -
29 March 2018
LEVEL 2 -
BE18220

The Fight for Representation (1819-1918)

Arts and Culture

To mark 100 years since women first got the vote, this archives course introduces the longer history of the suffrage question. Topics covered include the Peterloo Massacre of 1819, the Chartist moveme ...
11:00 -
16:00
17 March 2018 -
17 March 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
AC18209

Tribunes of the People - Changing the East End

London

This course focuses on the 1880s to the 1930s, when London’s East End was engulfed in a series of social, economic and political struggles. It identifies key individuals, examines their personal histo ...
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18:30 -
20:30
13 February 2018 -
27 March 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN18215

Unreal City: London in Literature, 1800 to Today

London

On this six-week course, we’ll survey fictional representations of the metropolis. From William Blake’s apocalpytic Lambeth to Zadie Smith’s postcolonial north-west suburbs; from Dickens’s bustling pa ...
19:00 -
20:30
20 February 2018 -
27 March 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN18208

Untold Lives - 100 Years of Women's History (1880s - 1970s)

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 ...
18:30 -
20:00
27 February 2018 -
27 March 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
AC18210

Using the Archives

Archives

What are archives? What can they tell us about the past? How can you access the archives held at Bishopsgate Institute? Learn the answers to these questions during this accessible and light-hearted wo ...
18:30 -
20:30
21 February 2018 -
21 February 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
AR18208

Using the Archives

Archives

What are archives? What can they tell us about the past? How can you access the archives held at Bishopsgate Institute? Learn the answers to these questions during this accessible and light-hearted wo ...
14:30 -
15:30
08 March 2018 -
08 March 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
AR18209

Walking Tours - Brick Lane Battlegrounds, 1970s

London

The 1970s was a dramatic decade in East End history: decline on the docks, a changing population, new immigrants, renewed fascist activity, and blood on the streets. Struggles around housing and schoo ...
11:00 -
13:00
10 March 2018 -
10 March 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN18214

Walking Tours - Defending the City

London

We will walk from Smithfield to Liverpool Street, following part of the Roman wall, hearing about the Roman soldiers protecting the city from marauders, the Saxons defending themselves from the Vikin ...
14:30 -
16:30
28 February 2018 -
28 February 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN18212