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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Liverpool Street Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Aldgate Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
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Whitechapel Overground Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
 
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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 £97  27% 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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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
 
 
 
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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, operetta, variety shows ... More
 
 
 
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Sadler's Wells
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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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The Old Truman Brewery
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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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The Old Blue Last
London > Entertainment > Live Music
38 Great Eastern Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 8 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
The Old Blue Last is a legendary pub and live music venue in Shoreditch, East London brought to you by the people at Vice - a ... More
 
 
 
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Heroes Grotto of Comedy
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
27 Throgmorton Street, City, London EC2N | 8 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
Empty for four years, the building next to Drapers Hall and behind the Bank of England which used to be Throgmortons became Heroes Grotto of Comedy ... More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 21st January 2017
Bishopsgate Institute, 94 Middlesex Street, E1 | 3 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
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Bishopsgate Institute, 150 Brick Lane, E1 | 6 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
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Bishopsgate Institute, 91 Brick Lane, E1 | 6 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
56 Artillery Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Bishopsgate Institute
Raven Row, a non-profit contemporary art centre in Spitalfields, not far from the Market, opened to the public on 28th February 2009. The name - nothing ... More
 
 
 
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London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Exchange House, 12 Primrose Street, City, London EC2A | 3 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
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64 Middlesex Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from 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
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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
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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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12-16 Artillery Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Bishopsgate Institute
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12 Widegate Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Bishopsgate Institute
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London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 11 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
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106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 14 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
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95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 6 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
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45 Prescot Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 11 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
Free to use for all hotel residents, the Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club boasts a range of luxury fitness and spa services. The fully equipped ... More
 
 
 
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The George
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40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 3 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
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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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202 Bishopsgate, EC2M | 1 minute from Bishopsgate Institute
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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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