List of News Articles

  1. Meet the Tutors: Dr Emily Garside

    Summary: We had a few questions for LGBTQ+ history tutor, Dr Emily Garside.

    4 min read

  2. Memoir Writing: Juliet Jacques on Transfabulous

    Summary: Juliet Jacques will be teaching a course on memoir writing, here we share a piece she wrote for the Out and About exhibition about the impact Transfabulous had on her life.

    5 min read

  3. Gallery: Coronations and Jubilees

    Summary: Whether they inspire local street parties, citywide processions, or bored indifference, these occasions have always made an impact on the capital.

    2 min read

  4. Sex Work in the Special Collections

    Summary: For each of the Bishopsgate Institute x Guildhall performances, the artists use our collections to research their chosen topics. Here we provide details on the materials that Sexquisite took inspiration from.

  5. Gallery: Kink in the Archive

    Summary: We recently explored the different sides of love and romance at Kink in the Archive, an event curated by The London Vagabond.

  6. Women’s History Month: The Hewins Sisters

    Summary: The Hewins sisters are the self-published authors of ‘Lest We Forget’.

    8 min read

  7. Women's History Month: Angela Christofilou

    Summary: Pip Wills-Braddock, from our Campaigns team, has been inspired by the the work of protest photographer Angela Christofilou. Here she asks Angela some questions about her work and about the women who inspire her.

    3 min read

  8. Women's History Month: Edith Wensley and Friends

    Summary: We highlight the friendship circle of Edith Wensley.

    2 min read

  9. Women's History Month: Brenda Prince

    Summary: Brenda Prince's work captures the reality of women and other marginalised communities.

    2 min read

  10. Women's History Month: Agnes Dawson

    Summary: Barbara Vesey, from our Special Collections and Archives team, highlights Agnes Dawson and her sisters – leading figures in the world of education, women’s rights and London politics.

    2 min read

  11. Gallery: Out and About! Exhibition Opening

    Summary: Bishopsgate Institute has taken over The Curve at Barbican, with an archive installation of objects, ephemera and media highlighting 40 moments and stories in London’s LGBTQ+ history.

    3 min read

  12. The Many Colours of LGBTQ+ Pride

    Summary: Every day in February, for LGBTQ+ History Month, on social media we shared some of the flags that represent the different identities in the LGBTQ+ community. Here, we collect them together, as well as speak with artist Guillaume Vandame about his installation, symbol, that celebrates their power.

    5 min read