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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
 
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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 £101  35% 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
 
 
 
South Place Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel
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 £92  41% 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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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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Queen of Hoxton Rooftop: Las Mexicanas
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: 2nd May to 4th October 2019
Bishopsgate Institute, 1-5 Curtain Road, EC2A | 5 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
Tacos, tequila and giant frozen margaritas are the order of the day at the Queen of Hoxton Rooftop, which takes the theme Las Mexicanas for its ...More
 
 
 
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London Design Fair
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 19th, 20th, 21st and 22nd Sep 2019
Bishopsgate Institute, 91 Brick Lane, E1 | 6 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
Launched in 2016, when it replaced Tent London and Super Brands London, the London Design Fair is one of three big fairs timed to coincide with ...More
 
 
 
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"Don't Quote Me": Uncovering The Voices Of The Future
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 17th September 2019 at 3pm-6pm, 18th September 2019 at 10am-6pm & 19th September 2019 at 10am-4pm
Bishopsgate Institute, Dray Walk, The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, E1 | 7 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
An immersive, audio experience by Seen Displays, exploring the motivating forces behind the modern consumer....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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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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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 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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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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Queen of Hoxton Rooftop: Las Mexicanas
Queen of Hoxton Rooftop: Las Mexicanas
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 4th October 2019 

The Queen Of Hoxton 5 minutes walk from Bishopsgate Institute

Tacos, tequila and giant frozen margaritas are the order of the day at the Queen of Hoxton Rooftop, which takes ...More

 
Daniel Silver: Human Activity
Exhibitions | Until 11th January 2020 

Bloomberg SPACE 7 minutes walk from Bishopsgate Institute

Exhibitions & Art, Installation....More

Jeff Wayne's War of The Worlds, The Immersive Experience
Jeff Wayne's War of The Worlds, The Immersive Experience
Theatre | Until 13th November 2019 

The Hallmark Building 8 minutes walk from Bishopsgate Institute

Jeff Wayne's epic 1978 musical version of War of the Worlds has been brought to life as an immersive VR ...More

 
Artists' Film International
Exhibitions | Until 29th September 2019 

Whitechapel Gallery 8 minutes walk from Bishopsgate Institute

A series of films by various artists, featuring Dun by Senem Gokce Ogultekin, I Need This In My Life by ...More

Sense Sound/Sound Sense
Exhibitions | Until 2nd February 2020 

Whitechapel Gallery 8 minutes walk from Bishopsgate Institute

With works by John Cage, Philip Corner, Dick Higgins, Alison Knowles, George Maciunas, Claes Oldenburg and Yoko Ono, the exhibition ...More

Eileen Simpson And Ben White (Open Music Archive): Once Heard Before
Exhibitions | Until 5th January 2020 

Whitechapel Gallery 8 minutes walk from Bishopsgate Institute

Beat-makers and emcees mutate hit records from the 1950s and 1960s into new sounds, plus a screening of the film ...More

Al Murphy: False Advertising
Al Murphy: False Advertising
Exhibitions | Until 17th November 2019 

The Book Club 8 minutes walk from Bishopsgate Institute

The Book Club in Shoreditch will transform into a giant billboard this September thanks to Al Murphy's new exhibition, False ...More

 
Perspectives: Photography Storytelling
Exhibitions | Until 15th September 2019 

Rich Mix Centre 8 minutes walk from Bishopsgate Institute

Documentary photographs by 15 female photographers from South East Europe....More

The Fancy Fork
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Foodie Events | Until 23rd July 2020 

Farmer J 13 minutes walk from Bishopsgate Institute

As the afternoon rolls into evening Israeli chef Shuli Wimer joins Farmer J in Monument to give us The Fancy ...More

 
London Symphony Orchestra
Concerts | On 15th September 2019 

Barbican Centre 13 minutes walk from Bishopsgate Institute

Sir Simon Rattle conducts Messiaen's gigantic Eclairs Sur l'Au-Dela which is scored for 120 musicians....More

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