Goldsmiths' Hall

 
 

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Goldsmiths' HallAn 1835 (William IV) Renaissance building rebuilt by Philip Hardwick, containing portraits. Although this building only dates from the 1830s, inside the Court Room is panelled with the original panelling from the 1669 hall. The Goldsmiths' Company, set up to promote and support the crafts of goldsmithing, silversmithing and jewellery, has been located here since 1339. Mainly the Hall is not open to the public however a number of Open Days are held during the year when guided tours of the Hall are arranged. Tours take place between 12 noon and 2pm and last approximately one hour. Each tour can accommodate up to 50 people and is free of charge. Call City Information Office on 020 7332 1456 to book a tour. The Hall can also be hired for meetings, conferences, concerts, dinners and other functions.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
St. Paul's Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Mansion House Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
28 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Smithfield Central Market NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
Barbican Centre 22 Legion
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London's Best Events 2014

Find out what's happening in London throughout 2014 with our comprehensive guide to the best entertainment in the city for the year ahead. From January through to December, 2014 is shaping up to be something special - so read on to get the best out of London town.

 
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Club Quarters St Pauls Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £69  31% off
24 Ludgate Hill, EC4M | 5 minutes from Goldsmiths' Hall
This neat and simple hotel gets all the basics right. The prices are sensible, the rooms are simply and attractively decorated, there's a decent little bistro, ... More
 
 
 
Grange St Paul's Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £99  42% off
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Apex London Wall Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £76  25% off
7-9 Copthall Avenue, EC2R | 6 minutes from Goldsmiths' Hall
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St Paul's Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
St Paul's Churchyard, City, London EC4M | 3 minutes from Goldsmiths' Hall
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St Bartholomew the Great
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 6 minutes from Goldsmiths' Hall
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Mansion House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
City of London, City, London EC4N | 6 minutes from Goldsmiths' Hall
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London > Attractions > Museums
150 London Wall, City, London EC2Y | 3 minutes from Goldsmiths' Hall
Experience the real flavour of London life from the prehistoric to present day when you visit the Museum of London, a modern ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican - Curve Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Ground Level, Barbican Centre, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from Goldsmiths' Hall
Part of the Barbican Centre for arts and conferences the Curve Gallery, situated on the ground floor, has changing exhibitions of photography, art and design. ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican Centre
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from Goldsmiths' Hall
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Henry IV (Part II)
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 2nd December 2014 to 24th January 2015
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | 6 minutes from Goldsmiths' Hall
Antony Sher plays the infamous comic knight Falstaff in Shakespeare's history play Henry IV Parts I and II, directed at the Barbican by Royal Shakespeare ...More
 
 
 
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Henry IV (Part I)
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 29th November 2014 to 24th January 2015
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | 6 minutes from Goldsmiths' Hall
The Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Henry VI, Shakespeare's enduring historical drama, comes to the Barbican this November. Gregory Doran's production features "a major performance from ...More
 
 
 
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Beethoven's Ninth
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 29th December 2014 - 7.30pm
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from Goldsmiths' Hall
Christopher Warren-Green conducts Beethoven's Symphony No 9, Choral and Piano Concerto No 5, Emperor, with Cordelia Williams, piano, Susana Gaspar, soprano, Rosie Aldridge, mezzo-soprano,...More
 
 
 
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Barbican Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from Goldsmiths' Hall
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London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from Goldsmiths' Hall
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Barbican The Pit
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from Goldsmiths' Hall
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Ted Baker & Friends
London > Shopping > Clothing
120 Cheapside, City, London EC2V | 2 minutes from Goldsmiths' Hall
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Flittner
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
86 Moorgate, City, London EC2M | 7 minutes from Goldsmiths' Hall
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Smithfield Market
London > Shopping > Markets
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 7 minutes from Goldsmiths' Hall
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London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
6 Gutter Lane, City, London EC2V | 1 minute from Goldsmiths' Hall
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Haz St Pauls
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
34 Foster Lane, EC2V | 1 minute from Goldsmiths' Hall
Modern European Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Bread Street Kitchen
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10 Bread Street, EC4M | 1 minute from Goldsmiths' Hall
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 12 minutes from Goldsmiths' Hall
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Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 13 minutes from Goldsmiths' Hall
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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 13 minutes from Goldsmiths' Hall
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Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 3 minutes from Goldsmiths' Hall
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Urban Golf
London > Leisure > Golf
12 Smithfield Street, City, London EC1A | 6 minutes from Goldsmiths' Hall
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Chang's Hapkido Academy
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
Topnotch Health Club, 3 Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 10 minutes from Goldsmiths' Hall
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London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 - 3 Creed Lane, EC4V | 5 minutes from Goldsmiths' Hall
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The Old Red Cow
London > Nightlife > Pubs
71 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 6 minutes from Goldsmiths' Hall
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Fox & Anchor
London > Nightlife > Pubs
115 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 8 minutes from Goldsmiths' Hall
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Samuel Pepys
London > Nightlife >
Stew Lane, High Timber Street, City, London EC4V | 7 minutes from Goldsmiths' Hall
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Fabric
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
77a Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 8 minutes from Goldsmiths' Hall
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Vinoteca
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
7 St John Street, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 8 minutes from Goldsmiths' Hall
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Guildhall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Gresham Street, City, London EC2P | 3 minutes from Goldsmiths' Hall
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Brewers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Aldermanbury Square, Moorgate, City, London EC2V | 3 minutes from Goldsmiths' Hall
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87 Bartholomew Close, Barbican, City, London EC1A | 4 minutes from Goldsmiths' Hall
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A Bear Called Paddington
A Bear Called Paddington
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

Museum of London 3 minutes walk from Goldsmiths' Hall

A well-timed exhibition as the much-loved, well-mannered bear gets set for his big-screen debut, A Bear Called Paddington is a ...More

 
The Paddington Trail
The Paddington Trail
Exhibitions | Until 30th December 2014 

Museum of London 3 minutes walk from Goldsmiths' Hall

Can you spot Paddington Bear? There are 50 statues of the inquisitive Peruvian bear, made famous by the books of ...More

 
Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes
Exhibitions | Until 12th April 2015 

Museum of London 3 minutes walk from Goldsmiths' Hall

Likely to be one of 2014's most popular exhibitions, Sherlock Holmes at the Museum of London will be the largest ...More

 
Designing A Moment: The London 2012 Cauldron
Designing A Moment: The London 2012 Cauldron
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015 

Museum of London 3 minutes walk from Goldsmiths' Hall

A new pavilion gallery has been built in the courtyard of the Museum of London to house the Cauldron designed ...More

 
Object Detective
Kids Events | Until 3rd January 2015 

Museum of London 3 minutes walk from Goldsmiths' Hall

Discover the secrets revealed by museum objects....More

A Christmas Carol
Theatre | Until 30th December 2014 

Museum of London 3 minutes walk from Goldsmiths' Hall

Dickens's festive tale comes to life in this family-friendly up-close production of the classic London story....More

Bill Viola: Martyrs (Earth, Air, Fire, Water)
Exhibitions | Until 31st May 2015 

St Paul's Cathedral 3 minutes walk from Goldsmiths' Hall

The first moving-image artwork to be installed in a British cathedral or church on a long-term basis comprises four colour ...More

Lodge d'Argent
Lodge d'Argent
Foodie Events | Until 28th February 2015 

Coq d'Argent 5 minutes walk from Goldsmiths' Hall

No ski lift required to get to Lodge d'Argent, a traditional French chalet-inspired space on the skyscraper terrace ...More

 
Beethoven's Ninth
Concerts | On 29th December 2014 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Goldsmiths' Hall

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Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age
Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age
Exhibitions | Until 11th January 2015 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Goldsmiths' Hall

Eighteen exceptional photographers from the 1930s to the present day who have changed the way we view architecture and think ...More

 
 

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English National Ballet: The Emerging Dancer
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Southbank Centre: Queen Elizabeth Hall

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Renato Guttuso: Painter of Modern Life
Exhibitions | 14th January 2015 - 4th April 2015 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art

An exhibition of works by one of Italy's most widely respected modern painters. Toward the end of the 1930s, rebelling ...More

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