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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 17 May
6:30 PM

Archives Tour - Women's and Feminist History

Bishopsgate Institute's Special Collections and Archives chart women's history from the nineteenth century onwards. This tour is the perfect introduction for anyone wanting to learn more about this area of the collection.
Thursday 21 June
6:30 PM

Archives Tour - London Collections

Bishopsgate Institute has been collecting books, maps, photographs and other material about London since opening in 1895, and is now a must visit for anyone interested in the history of the metropolis. Join this tour to hear about celebrity detectives, gangsters, how to track a Victorian business and what happened to a rowdy group of builders drinking on top of a tall building in 1806.
Thursday 19 July
6:30 PM