Bishopsgate Institute  

 
 
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230 Bishopsgate, Spitalfields, London EC2M 4QH
 
 
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Weekdays: 9.30am-5.30pm; Sat-Sun: closed
 

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Bishopsgate InstituteBuilt in 1891-94 by Charles Harrison Townsend, the Bishopsgate Institute's facade has a theme of arts and crafts. Inside you will find 19th century tiling, a Great Hall, boardroom and a restored grade II* listed public reference library. Events include music concerts, cultural events and a wide variety of educational and leisure pursuits. Halls and rooms are available for private hire.

 

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The Pink JukeboxThe Pink JukeboxDance, Ballroom.2019-03-24T14:00:00+00002019-03-24T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Bishopsgate Institute, 230  Bishopsgate      EC2M 4QH
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Archive Tour - Women's and Feminist HistoryArchive Tour - Women's and Feminist HistoryAttractions & Museums, Guided Tour.2019-03-28T18:30:00+00002019-03-28T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Bishopsgate Institute, 230  Bishopsgate      EC2M 4QH
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Archive Tour - Women's and Feminist History
Swing DenSwing Den2019-04-05T19:00:00+01002019-04-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Bishopsgate Institute, 230  Bishopsgate      EC2M 4QH
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Archive Launch: Queer Tours Of London - A Mince Through TimeArchive Launch: Queer Tours Of London - A Mince Through TimeAttractions & Museums, Guided Tour.2019-04-10T18:30:00+01002019-04-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Bishopsgate Institute, 230  Bishopsgate      EC2M 4QH
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Archive Launch: Queer Tours Of London - A Mince Through Time
Bishopsgate BallroomBishopsgate BallroomDance, Ballroom.2019-04-12T19:00:00+01002019-04-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Bishopsgate Institute, 230  Bishopsgate      EC2M 4QH
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Bishopsgate Ballroom
 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Liverpool Street Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Aldgate Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Spitalfields Car Park
 
3 minutes walk
 
Great Eastern Street NCP
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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196 Bishopsgate Serviced Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £105  28% off
196 Bishopsgate, EC2M | 1 minute from Bishopsgate Institute
From studio apartments to one and two beds, 196 Bishopsgate offers a full range of self-catering flats that give you more independence than a hotel. Apartments ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £134  26% off
3 South Place, EC2M | 3 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
Located within arms reach of both Moorgate and Liverpool Street stations, is South Place Hotel, a luxury London hotel featuring three swanky bars and two top-notch ... More
 
 
 
Apex London Wall Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £93  24% off
7-9 Copthall Avenue, EC2R | 9 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
In the heart of the financial district and close to the Bank of England, the newly opened Apex London Wall Hotel, is within walking distance of ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Classical Music nearest Bishopsgate Institute

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Milton Court, Guildhall School of Music & Drama
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
1 Milton Street, Barbican, City, London EC2Y | 11 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
Milton Court, opened in September 2013, provides the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with state-of-the-art performance and teaching facilities. The £89 million building on Silk ... More
 
 
 
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Wilton's Music Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 15 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
In the nineteenth century, Wilton's Music Hall was a great mirrored hall lit by a vast chandelier, with 27,000 crystals and 300 gas jets. Opera, ... More
 
 
 
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Sadler's Wells
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Rosebery Avenue, Islington, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 27 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
Modern contemporary dance and music performance space. Occupying a site with a long tradition of entertaining Londoners, Sadler's Wells exists to bring the best of national and ... More
 
 
 
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Dabbers Social Bingo
London > Entertainment >
13-22 Houndsditch, EC3A | 5 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
The UK's first immersive modern bingo hall, Dabbers Social Bingo revitalises the iconic British pastime with a theatrical drinking, dining and entertainment experience. Cups of ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Truman Brewery
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 6 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
Popular with the Shoreditch crowd on the weekends, The Old Truman Brewery houses more than 200 small, creative businesses, a bar and several areas for hire. ... More
 
 
 
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Village Underground
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
54 Holywell Lane, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 6 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
Easily recognisable for its disused tube carriages elevated well above the ground, Village Underground is an evolving project in Shoreditch building an ... More
 
 
 
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House of Holi
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 6th to 21st March 2019
Bishopsgate Institute, 9 Devonshire Square, EC2M | 2 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
City workers can add a splash of colour to their day and throw paint at each other at the House of Holi which pops up outside ...More
 
 
 
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Hip Hop Karaoke
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Thursday 21st and Thursday 28th March 2019 - 9pm-2am
Bishopsgate Institute, 1-5 Curtain Road, EC2A | 5 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
...More
 
 
 
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Queen of Hoxton Rooftop: Lady Celeste's Parisian Rooftop Bar
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: 25th October 2018 to 5th April 2019
Bishopsgate Institute, 1-5 Curtain Road, EC2A | 5 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
This winter, step back in time to 1900s surrealist Paris at the Queen of Hoxton. The venue's legendary rooftop has been given another makeover, pitching up ...More
 
 
 
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Broadgate Ice Rink
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Exchange House, 12 Primrose Street, City, London EC2A | 3 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
London's longest-running outdoor ice rink, Broadgate Ice Rink, can be found between mid November and the end of February in Exchange Square, only a couple of ... More
 
 
 
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Electric Blue Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
64 Middlesex Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
The Electric Blue Gallery gallery, co-owned by Jessica Tibbles and Olivier Bernay, opened in January 2009. By February, Wallpaper* magazine was calling the launch "a highlight ... More
 
 
 
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Dennis Severs' House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Folgate Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
The brainchild of eccentric designer and performer, Dennis Severs' House at 18 Folgate Street captures, in a series of evocative snapshots, 18th century life as experienced ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Bishopsgate Institute

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Hummingbird Bakery
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
11 Frying Pan Alley , Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Bishopsgate Institute
All-American cupcakes are the speciality here but you can also tuck into many other finger-licking sticky treats. Chocolate Devil's Food Cake, New York style cheesecake and ... More
 
 
 
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A Gold
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
42 Brushfield Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
As absurd as it may seem, A Gold is one of the only delis in London to specialise entirely in British produce. Touted as "the village ... More
 
 
 
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Verde & Co
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
40 Brushfield Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
Wooden crates crammed with rich, vibrant vegetables, wicker baskets full of flowers, fruits and herbs, dark wooden shutters, heavy green awnings, blackboards advertising "Sandwiches, Coffee, Soup" ... More
 
 
 
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Canto Corvino
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
21 Artillery Lane, E1 | 1 minute from Bishopsgate Institute
A 140-cover modern Italian restaurant and bar in the heart of Spitalfields Canto Corvino, meaning song of the raven (a reference to Artillery Lane's former name, ... More
 
 
 
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Monsieur Le Duck
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
4 Brushfield Street, E1 | 1 minute from Bishopsgate Institute
Located in a beautiful glass-fronted premises between Liverpool Street Station and Spitalfields Market, Monsieur Le Duck is a new six-month ... More
 
 
 
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The Breakfast Club, Spitalfields
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
12-16 Artillery Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Bishopsgate Institute
Following the success of their Soho cafe, opened in 2005, The Breakfast Club opened three more cafes across London. This one comes with a license so ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Bishopsgate Institute

Near Bishopsgate Institute
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 8 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 11 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
 
 
 
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 14 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
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All Star Lanes, Brick Lane
London > Leisure > Activities
95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 6 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
The third of these increasingly popular 1950s retro-America style bowling alleys opened in late 2008 to much critical acclaim. Located in the Old Truman Brewery on ... More
 
 
 
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L!FE Shoreditch
London > Leisure >
The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 7 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
Spread over three floors L!FE is a unique space within The Old Truman Brewery where yoga, food and music sit side-by-side. ... More
 
 
 
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London Shuffle Club
London > Leisure >
4 Ebor Street, E1 | 8 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
After three years of pop ups in places like the Truman Brewery, the shuffleboard experts, the London Shuffle Club, have a permanent home in Shoreditch from ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Bishopsgate Institute.
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The George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 3 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
One of five different restaurants and bars within the confines of the Andaz hotel, the George is a traditional looking pub - not your typical hotel ... More
 
 
 
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The White Horse
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Exchange Square, Appold Street, City, London EC2M | 3 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
A Geronimo Inns pub in the City, The White Horse gives city workers a bright, airy space to eat, drink and relax and its pub garden ... More
 
 
 
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The Crown and Shuttle
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
226 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 5 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
After serving two queens and a king, surviving The Blitz and enjoying a period as a notorious strip club, The Crown and Shuttle sadly closed its ... More
 
 
 
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Shoreditch House
London > Nightlife > Bars
Ebor Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 1 minute from Bishopsgate Institute
In a former tea warehouse in the part of town where the City meets the East End you'll find another off-shoot from Soho House founder Nick ... More
 
 
 
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Simmons Liverpool Street
London > Nightlife > Bars
21 Widegate Street, E1 | 1 minute from Bishopsgate Institute
The award-winning Simmons bar group, whose bars keep cropping up all over town, is best known for its weird and wonderful interiors and ... More
 
 
 
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WM Barker & Co
London > Nightlife > Bars
202 Bishopsgate, EC2M | 1 minute from Bishopsgate Institute
Go underground at this below stairs drinking den beneath Bishopsgate and you'll be greeted by cocktails, craft beers, homemade soup and hot toasties. WM Barker & ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Bishopsgate Institute.
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Coopers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Devonshire Sq, Broadgate, City, London EC2M | 3 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
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Andaz Liverpool Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 3 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
Housed in one of the great Victorian station hotels, this showstopper is a mixture of meticulous nineteenth century restoration and the glittering wit of Terrence Conran's ... More
 
 
 
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Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 5 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
Built in 1729, Nicholas Hawksmoor's Christ Church creation was declared dangerous and closed in 1956. Vigorous campaigning, from the poet Sir John Betjeman among others, eventually ... More
 
 
 
 

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House of Holi
House of Holi
Exhibitions | Until 21st March 2019 

Cinnamon Kitchen & Anise 2 minutes walk from Bishopsgate Institute

City workers can add a splash of colour to their day and throw paint at each other at the House ...More

 
Queen of Hoxton Rooftop: Lady Celeste's Parisian Rooftop Bar
Queen of Hoxton Rooftop: Lady Celeste's Parisian Rooftop Bar
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 5th April 2019 

The Queen Of Hoxton 5 minutes walk from Bishopsgate Institute

This winter, step back in time to 1900s surrealist Paris at the Queen of Hoxton. The venue's legendary rooftop has ...More

 
Biig Piig
Concerts | On 19th March 2019 

Village Underground 6 minutes walk from Bishopsgate Institute

The London-based singer performs her neo-soul originals....More

Ulla Von Brandenburg: Sweet Feast
Exhibitions | Until 31st March 2019 

Whitechapel Gallery 8 minutes walk from Bishopsgate Institute

This display from the multidisciplinary Franco-German artist features a filmed re-enactment of an exhibition of sweets that was staged in ...More

Is This Tomorrow?
Is This Tomorrow?
Exhibitions | Until 12th May 2019 

Whitechapel Gallery 8 minutes walk from Bishopsgate Institute

More than 60 years on from its groundbreaking 1956 exhibition, This is Tomorrow, the Whitechapel Gallery asks, Is This Tomorrow? ...More

 
Sophia Al-Maria: BCE
Exhibitions | Until 28th April 2019 

Whitechapel Gallery 8 minutes walk from Bishopsgate Institute

The artist draws on a year of performances and readings, her audio-visual display centres around two creation myths: one from ...More

Artists' Film International
Exhibitions | Until 31st March 2019 

Whitechapel Gallery 8 minutes walk from Bishopsgate Institute

Screenings of moving image works on the theme of gender. Those being shown are Eastleigh Crossing by Mwangi Hutter (Ingrid ...More

La Caixa Collection Of Contemporary Art
Exhibitions | Until 28th April 2019 

Whitechapel Gallery 8 minutes walk from Bishopsgate Institute

Internationally acclaimed authors explore Spain's leading collection of contemporary art in this series of four displays taking place over the ...More

Staging Jackson Pollock 1958
Exhibitions | Until 24th March 2019 

Whitechapel Gallery 8 minutes walk from Bishopsgate Institute

Sixty years on from the original exhibition, Staging Jackson Pollock 1958 will combine original archival material with Pollock's work to ...More

Thrift
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 19th March 2019 

Cargo 10 minutes walk from Bishopsgate Institute

DJs supply 80s and club classics, drum'n'bass, R&B and UK garage....More

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Fast-paced musical comedy sketches and hip hop improvisations from Rob Broderick, who seamlessly weaves audience ...More

 
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Award-winning slapstick comedy circus show which takes wheelie bins to new heights and delivers a ...More

 
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Comedy | On 25th May 

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Four comedians presents an anarchic night of improvised ...More

 
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Comedy | On 15th May 

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Sean McLoughlin: Hail Mary
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Comedy | On 11th May 

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Observational and anecdotal material from the comedian as ...More

 
Fantastic Beaver 2: The Rhymes Of Grindr-Wald
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Award-winning cabaret star Mat Ricardo and Comedy Club 4 Kids join forces to bring his ...More

 
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The professional drunks return with their rendition of ...More

 
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Husband and wife team Edson and Natalie started Santo Remedio in 2013, running pop ups ...More

 
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The largest park in Enfield, Trent Park has an impressive avenue of lime trees, two lakes, a lake, moat and a Go Ape....More

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