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Archives Tour - LGBTQ Collections

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 history with archives, cuttings, badges and banners, even a wizard’s costume, and by the end of this tour, you’ll know all about them.
Thursday 27 July
11:00 AM

Archives Tour - LGBTQ Collections

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 history with archives, cuttings, badges and banners, even a wizard’s costume, and by the end of this tour, you’ll know all about them. This tour focuses on the LGBTQ Collections
Thursday 27 July
2:00 PM

Archives Tour - LGBTQ Collections

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 history with archives, cuttings, badges and banners, even a wizard’s costume, and by the end of this tour, you’ll know all about them. This tour focuses on the LGBTQ Collections
Thursday 27 July
6:30 PM

Bishopsgate Ballroom 4 August 2017

Dance the night away at our monthly Bishopsgate Ballroom. We welcome dancers of all levels, whether you lead, follow or both, to spend the evening together on the dance floor of our gorgeous Great Hall.
Friday 04 August
7:00 PM

Bishopsgate Swing 20 August 2017

Put on your dancing shoes and Lindy Hop away at Bishopsgate Swing, a social dance for dancers of all levels. Take the beginner taster class at the start of the night and then enjoy the sounds of the vintage DJs and guest live band. You don't need to bring a partner. You can wear whatever you like. The event is open to everyone from 6.30pm – 10.30pm.
Sunday 20 August
6:30 PM

Swing Den 1 September 2017

Are you new to Swing dance? Looking to venture onto the social dance floor? Look no further. Swing Den is a social dance especially for beginners (though everyone is welcome). There’ll be a taster lesson at the start of the night and two teachers on hand throughout the evening to answer your questions and to help you develop your moves.

Friday 01 September
7:00 PM

Bishopsgate Ballroom 15 September 2017

Dance the night away at Bishopsgate Ballroom.
Friday 15 September
7:00 PM

Bishopsgate Swing 17 Sept 2017

Put on your dancing shoes and Lindy Hop away at Bishopsgate Swing, a social dance for dancers of all levels. Take the beginner taster class at the start of the night and then enjoy the sounds of the vintage DJs and guest live band
Sunday 17 September
6:30 PM

London Talks - The East End - a brief but contentious history

Professor John Marriott's illuminating talk questions the nature of the East End as an object of historical inquiry. Challenging the prevailing mythology of the area as a site of criminality and degeneration, he seeks to explore the interconnections among the origins, geographical boundaries and cultural landscape of East London. More specifically, he addresses some mischievous questions about the where, what and when of the East End which have occupied the minds of various historians
Wednesday 04 October
7:00 PM

Swing Den 6 October 2017

Are you new to Swing dance? Looking to venture onto the social dance floor? Look no further. Swing Den is a social dance especially for beginners (though everyone is welcome). There’ll be a taster lesson at the start of the night and two teachers on hand throughout the evening to answer your questions and to help you develop your moves.

Friday 06 October
7:00 PM