Bishopsgate Library, London

The Bishopsgate Institute is a cultural institute, housed in a Grade II* listed building housing in the City of London offering a range of activity: courses for adults, a regular cultural events programme, an historic library and hall and room hire.

Bishopsgate Library

Bishopsgate Library is an independent, charity-funded library located within the Bishopsgate Institute.

Its collections cover a variety of subject areas, including:

  • the social and topographical history of London, particularly the East End
  • the early labour movement
  • freethought and secularism co-operation

Archives of individuals include:


The library is open to the public Monday – Friday. See website for details.

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