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My Myra: Jordan Li-Smith

Join award winning musical director and writer Jordan Li-Smith and a slew of special guests for an intimate evening of musical theatre and songs from the Great American Songbook. This concert will feature Myra the Steinway as part of the new Myra Jazz Trio. Expect to hear the classics, contemporary numbers with a jazzy twist and perhaps a preview of Jordan’s newest songs.
Sunday 10 March

Comedy Talks at Bishopsgate Institute

This comedy cabaret will take you back in time as we revisit the weird and wonderful lectures given in our ‘handsome and commodious’ Great Hall (1897-1947). From "The Fox in Art and Literature” to "Harnessing a Waterfall", you’ll hear six experts in their fields enlighten you on diverse topics from the worlds of history, politics, sociology and pop culture as they pull apart these lectures of old.
Wednesday 13 March
7:30 PM

Bishopsgate Ballroom 15 March 2019

Dance with friends old and new at 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 15 March
7:00 PM

Bishopsgate Swing 17 March 2019

Put on your dancing shoes and Lindy Hop away at Bishopsgate Swing a social dance for dancers of all levels. Enjoy the sounds of the vintage DJs and guest live band.
Sunday 17 March
6:30 PM

The Pink Jukebox 24 March 2019

A Ballroom and Latin dance club for members of the LGBT community and their friends. With classes followed by social dancing, these events are open to dancers of all levels.
Sunday 24 March
2:00 PM

Archives Tour - Women's and Feminist History

Fancy meeting the suffragette who was so excited by the cause she bought the WSPU tea set twice, the remarkable woman who put up Ghandi in the East End, Britain’s first ever female firefighter, and the Berwickshire Granarchists?
Thursday 28 March

The Peggy Party

Peggy Spencer's archive is now available for all to enjoy at Bishopsgate Institute, and we welcome you to join us in celebrating Peggy’s life and work, at this special event.
Wednesday 03 April
19:00 - 21:30

Memoirs of a Cockney Sikh

Wednesday 03 April
7:00 PM

Swing Den 5 April 2019

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.
Friday 05 April
7:00 PM

Archive Launch - Queer Tours of London: A Mince Through Time

Bishopsgate Institute is proud to hold the Queer Tours Archive and is delighted to be hosting this archive launch event in 2019, the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots and the birth of the Gay Liberation Front (GLF) who started Pride.
Wednesday 10 April
18:30 PM