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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
 
4 minutes walk
 
Aldgate Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
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 £111  34% 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 £89  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: The Emerald City
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: 24th October 2019 to 1st May 2020
Bishopsgate Institute, 1-5 Curtain Road, EC2A | 5 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
Follow the yellow brick road up to The Queen of Hoxton Rooftop this winter for its latest pop-up extravaganza, The Emerald City. Transforming the east London ...More
 
 
 
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Club Soda Mindful Drinking Festival
London > Events > Leisure  Dates: Saturday 18th January 2020 at 11am-6pm & Sunday 19th January 2020 at 10am-5pm
Bishopsgate Institute, 91 Brick Lane, E1 | 6 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
Food & Drink, Drink & Tastings....More
 
 
 
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Aviary Skye-line Igloos with Talisker Whisky
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Bishopsgate Institute, The Montcalm Royal London House, 22-25 Finsbury Square, EC2A | 7 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
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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
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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
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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
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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12-16 Artillery Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from 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
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 14 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
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All Star Lanes, Brick Lane
London > Leisure > Activities
95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 6 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
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The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 7 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
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London Shuffle Club
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4 Ebor Street, E1 | 8 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
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The George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
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
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The Crown and Shuttle
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
226 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 5 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
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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: The Emerald City
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Coppa Club Winter Igloos
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The instagram hit, Coppa Club's igloos along the Thames are back and this year they're even better. They've been re-designed ...More

 
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