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Bishopsgate Institute
4 days ago
From the Collections: Society of Public Librarians In this series people discuss their favourite items from a much loved collection. Dr Michelle Johansen ( @historitage ) is our Interpretation Manager and has selected the SPL Archive 📚 📸: Society of Public Librarians Archive
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Bishopsgate Institute
3 hours ago
Congratulations to Queer Britain for securing a physical home for their wonderful collection. We can't wait to visit!
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Queer Britain
a day ago
We are delighted to announce that Queer Britain has secured a physical home for the UK's first national LGBTQ+ museum, for all. Queer Britain will open in Spring 2022, on Granary Square in London's Kings Cross. For more info please visit
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RT @BishopsgateInst : For @channel5_tv 's Walking Victorian Britain, Dr Onyeko Nubia came to the Institute and met with @historitage - our In…
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Bishopsgate Institute
4 hours ago
**The photograph is from the Sally Baker Collection
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Bishopsgate Institute
7 hours ago
RT @historitage : "a Thrill not to be missed!" Explore London's East End with me in the beautiful library at Bishopsgate Institute. You'll g…
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Bishopsgate Institute
8 hours ago
Welcome to the East End (1880s-1970s) Join @historitage for an introduction to the history of the East End You'll explore themes of immigration, shopping & political protest, meeting gangsters, politicians & anarchists Details >> 📸: Derek Brook Archive
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Bishopsgate Institute
8 hours ago
Welcome to the East End (1880s-1970s) Join @historitage for an introduction to the history of the East End You'll explore themes of immigration, shopping & political protest, meeting gangsters, politicians & anarchists Details >> 📸: Derek Brook Archive
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Bishopsgate Institute
a day ago
ARCHIVE: Tenebris Light was an activist, artist and playwright who used his voice to promote peace & non-violence, as well as support the Women’s Liberation, LGBTQ+ and Black Power movements Learn about him and his work here >> 📸: Tenebris Light Archive
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RT @SeeTheTreasures : This incredible April 1912 photo, from @jewsfww & @BishopsgateInst , shows Shabbat morning on Crispin Street, near Spit…
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Bishopsgate Institute
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RT @stefdickers : Such an amazing photo! Anything about this group enjoying Pride 1982 in your #archives @ltmuseum ? Photo by Robert Workman…
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Bishopsgate Institute
2 days ago
For @channel5_tv 's Walking Victorian Britain, Dr Onyeko Nubia came to the Institute and met with @historitage - our Interpretation Manager and a fountain of London history knowledge - to discuss The Great Exhibition of 1851. Watch the episode here >>
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Bishopsgate Institute
3 days ago
Yes, it might be quite brisk outside, but don't let that stop you from doing the things you love. KLPA members have swum in the Hampstead Heath pond in all weathers since 1903 🏊‍♀️ Learn about the KLPA here >> 📸: Kenwood Ladies’ Pond Association Archive
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Bishopsgate Institute
3 days ago
Tired of winter? Transport yourself to a tropical island with this exotic confection from a 1970s charity cookbook. 🍍🏝 #RecipeForDisaster 📸: What’s Cooking in the City, London Collection Pamphlets
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Bishopsgate Institute
4 days ago
RT @AdamZmith : Next month @BishopsgateInst is going to fill the Curve gallery @BarbicanCentre with PHYSICAL LGBTQ+ HISTORY like badges, per…
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