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The Story of the Port of London

London

The history of London has been shaped by its port. This seven week course will look at how shipping and trade have been vital for London since the Romans, covering the explosion in trade during the Tu ...
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18:30 -
20:30
17 January 2019 -
28 February 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN19201

Unreal City - London in literature, 1800 to today

Words and Ideas

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 ...
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19:00 -
20:30
14 January 2019 -
18 February 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
WR19201

Walking Tours - Architecture in the City of London

London

This walk will take you on journey through the City of London, focussing on a number of buildings from the mid 20th century and up to the present. From utopian master planning of the post-war period, ...
11:00 -
13:00
02 March 2019 -
02 March 2019
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LN19203

Walking Tours - Discovering West London

London

Explore the history and development of Notting Hill, Earls Court, Chelsea and Kensington. A famous market, a renowned cemetery, the music club that started the careers of many notable singers, breath- ...
14:30 -
16:30
03 February 2019 -
24 February 2019
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LN19206

Walking Tours - Exploring East London

London

Explore the ever-changing face of east London through four different neighbourhoods. From the hinterland of East India Docks, with its Brutalist Lansbury Estate and mural commemorating its past mayor, ...
11:00 -
13:00
09 March 2019 -
06 April 2019
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LN19211

Walking Tours - London Churches

London

This series of walks will explore churches and chapels in the City, the West End, Little Venice and beyond. You will visit buildings by architects including Christopher Wren and his studio, George Dan ...
10:30 AM -
12:30 PM
06 March 2019 -
27 March 2019
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LN19207

Walking Tours - Public Art in the City of London

London

Public art has developed into a diverse field of responses to the urban spaces in which it is placed. This walk will reveal some of the City’s fascinating public artworks. From memorials to past Londo ...
11:00 -
13:00
23 March 2019 -
23 March 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN19204

Writing Audio Drama (Radio and Podcasts)

Words and Ideas

A course for anyone interested in audio drama, whatever their experience or creative background. This course starts by getting to know the medium. We’ll explore the microphone as point-of-view, the au ...
10:30 -
16:30
02 February 2019 -
16 February 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
WR19206

Writing Flash Fiction

Words and Ideas

Interested in writing really short stories? Explore flash fiction in this lively course, where we will experiment with writing little nuggets of narrative. We’ll take inspiration from contemporary exa ...
11:00 -
16:00
09 February 2019 -
02 March 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
WR19214

Writing Inspiration: Recreating the Past 1830s -1960s

Words and Ideas

Bishopsgate Institute’s Special Collections and Archives hold a wealth of nineteenth and twentieth-century materials to inspire creative writing projects, including historical fiction and life writing ...
11:00 -
16:00
16 March 2019 -
16 March 2019
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WR19217