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​​Situated across the road from Liverpool Street Station - close to the buzz of Old Spitalfields Market - Bishopsgate Institute has been a hub for culture and learning since it first opened its doors on New Year's Day 1895.

The original aims of the Institute were to provide a public library, public hall and meeting rooms for people living and working in the City of London. The Great Hall in particular was "erected for the benefit of the public to promote lectures, exhibitions and otherwise the advancement literature, science and the fine arts."

Over one hundred years later, the mission of the Institute has not changed - it has a library and historic collections, hosts a wide range of online and in-person courses and has regular cultural events, including talks and walks and lunchtime concerts.

Bishopsgate Institute has a range of rooms for private and corporate events, from dinners to dances, meetings to drinks receptions. For enquiries about venue hire, visit Bishopsgate Institute's venue hire website.

Visit the Bishopsgate Institute's website for visitor information and enquiries.