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
 
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7 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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196 Bishopsgate Serviced Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £89  26% 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   from £133  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
 
 
 
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7-9 Copthall Avenue, EC2R | 9 minutes from 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
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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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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
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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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The Old Blue Last
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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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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
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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
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42 Brushfield Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
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40 Brushfield Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
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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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45 Prescot Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 11 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
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The George
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London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Exchange Square, Appold Street, City, London EC2M | 3 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
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The Crown and Shuttle
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226 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 5 minutes from Bishopsgate Institute
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Shoreditch House
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Ebor Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 1 minute from Bishopsgate Institute
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Simmons Liverpool Street
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21 Widegate Street, E1 | 1 minute from Bishopsgate Institute
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202 Bishopsgate, EC2M | 1 minute 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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The Queen of Hoxton Winter Rooftop: The Moroccan Medina
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