Home London

London


Bishopsgate Library holds a variety of collections relating to the social and cultural history of London. Whether they are being used hands-on in a course or workshop, or providing the inspiration for events and exhibitions, they help bring London's colourful history to life.



Culture and History

Sex in the City
Course


Drinking in London - Crazes, Mania and Pleasure
Course


A People's History of the East End - 19th Century
Course


London’s Burning
Blog

London's Burning - 1820 to 1990

Course


Tourist London Since 1800

Course

Time Travelling to the London of 1716

Blog

Time Travelling to the London of 1716

Podcast

 

Radical London 

Explore the rich and vibrant history of the East End. Get a deeper insight into the history of the slave trade in the City or how east London fought against racism and fascism.

Discover an A-Z of London Radicals

Blog

A-Z of London Radicals

Course

Red Ken's GLC: Loonies or Visionaries?

Podcast

 

Resisting the single story: An East End Suffragette on the silver screen

Blog

Votes, Wages and Milk: The East London Federation of Suffragettes

Podcast