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A Trip to Swinging London (1966)

London During the 1960s London had become 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 guidebook ...
6:00 PM -
8:00 PM
20 July 2017 -
20 July 2017
ALL LEVELS -
LN17311

A Trip to Swinging London (1966)

London During the 1960s London had become 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 guidebook ...
2:00 PM -
4:00 PM
22 July 2017 -
22 July 2017
ALL LEVELS -
LN17313

An Excursion to the Great Exhibition (1851)

London Join us for this day ‘out’ at the Great Exhibition of 1851, which uses guidebooks, illustrations and ephemera from our collections to evoke the sights and sounds of this ground-breaking event. Whether ...
2:00 PM -
4:00 PM
19 July 2017 -
19 July 2017
ALL LEVELS -
LN17310

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

Arabic: Level 1 - Module A

Languages Level 1: Module A As a complete beginner, this course will help you gain a basic knowledge of the language. You will learn how to introduce yourself and others, and you will be able to speak about yo ...
Call Box Office 02073929200
1:05 PM -
1:55 PM
09 May 2017 -
20 July 2017
LEVEL 1: MODULE A -
LA17301

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 - LGBTQ Collections

Archive Archives Tour - LGBTQ Collections 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 histo ...
6:30 PM -
7:30 PM
06 July 2017 -
06 July 2017
ALL LEVELS -
AR17306

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

Bagels to Bhajis: The Jewish East End

London Explore the streets and buildings in and around Brick Lane that still evoke memories of the Jewish community with its synagogues, schools and soup kitchens. Stories of other immigrant communities of t ...
6:30 PM -
8:30 PM
13 July 2017 -
13 July 2017
ALL LEVELS -
LN17309

Bagels to Bhajis: The Jewish East End

London Explore the streets and buildings in and around Brick Lane that still evoke memories of the Jewish community with its synagogues, schools and soup kitchens. Stories of other immigrant communities of t ...
6:30 PM -
8:30 PM
10 August 2017 -
10 August 2017
ALL LEVELS -
LN17314