Guildhall Art Gallery  

 
 
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Guildhall Yard, Clerkenwell, Off Gresham Street, London EC2P 2EJ
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Mon to Sat 10am-5pm (last adm 4.30pm), Sun 12noon-4pm (last adm 3.45pm) | Tours begin at 12.15pm, 1.15pm, 2.15pm and 3.15pm
 
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£2.50 (Adult), FREE (Child), £1 (Concessions), FREE (Under 16s) | Free for all after 3.30pm Daily & all day Friday
 

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Guildhall Art GalleryThe Guildhall Art Gallery is the Corporation of London's collection of 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th century works of art. Fine architecture and a sumptuous setting accompany this important and varied collection of paintings located in the heart of the City of London. Famous 19th century paintings include works by Constable, Landseer, Rossetti, Tissot and Millais, among many others. The gallery also offers the opportunity to see the fully restored, enormous 18th century canvas 'The Defeat of the Floating Batteries at Gibraltar, September 1782' by John Singleton Copley. In 1988, Museum of London archaeologists unearthed the capital's only Roman amphitheatre in Guildhall Yard. Almost 15 years later, the doors to the amphitheatre opened for the first time in nearly 2,000 years. Entry to the amphitheatre is included in the Gallery's admission and entry is free of charge on Fridays.

 

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Unseen City: Photos by Martin ParrUnseen City: Photos by Martin ParrUnseen City: Photos by Martin ParrFor two years acclaimed British photographer Martin Parr was the City of London's official photographer-in-residence. Between 2013 and 2015 he was given unprecedented access to state occasions and private ceremonies. Now, from March 2016, we too can peak beyond the red rope through his photographs, on display at the Guildhall Art Gallery in Unseen2016-05-25T10:00:00+01002016-07-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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DATES  4th March to 31st July 2016
For two years acclaimed British photographer Martin Parr was the City of London's official photographer-in-residence. Between 2013 and 2015 he was given unprecedented access to state occasions and private ceremonies. Now, from March 2016, we too can peak beyond the red rope through his photographs, on display at the Guildhall Art Gallery in Unseen... More about this event
 
 

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6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Holiday Inn London Kings Cross - Bloomsbury
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £52  30% off
1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 3 minutes from Guildhall Art Gallery
Halfway between the City and the west End, the Bloomsbury area is an oasis of calm in the very heart of the capital. It's a lovely ... More
 
 
 
Goodenough Club
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £66  36% off
23 Mecklenburgh Square, WC1N | 5 minutes from Guildhall Art Gallery
Blending the traditional with the modern, the Goodenbough Club aims to help guests make a home away from home with its four-star accommodation. Housed within five ... More
 
 
 
The Zetter Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £60  28% off
St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 7 minutes from Guildhall Art Gallery
Found in the trendy neighbourhood of Clerkenwell, The Zetter Hotel provides stylish boutique accommodation within a converted Victorian warehouse. With 59 rooms, each individually designed and ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alchemy Gallery
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Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 2 minutes from Guildhall Art Gallery
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L-13 Light Industrial Workshop
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
31 Eyre Street Hill, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 2 minutes from Guildhall Art Gallery
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Frameless Gallery
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20 Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 6 minutes from Guildhall Art Gallery
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Exmouth Market
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from Guildhall Art Gallery
A rich hunting ground for restaurants and bars, Exmouth Market twinkles under the fairy lights that zig-zag overhead across the scenic pedestrianised street. Hip hang outs ... More
 
 
 
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Charles Dickens Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
48 Doughty Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from Guildhall Art Gallery
Charles Dickens brought London to life with his imaginative depictions of city life and his fascination and passion for the foggy Victorian streets have inspired two ... More
 
 
 
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House of Detention
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Sans Walk, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from Guildhall Art Gallery
The House of Detention gets its name from its former purpose - as a prison - and there has been a prison on this site since ... More
 
 
 
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Unseen City: Photos by Martin Parr
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 4th March to 31st July 2016
Guildhall Art Gallery, Guildhall Yard, Off Gresham Street, EC2P | Same location as Guildhall Art Gallery
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Sunday 29th May 2016 - 4.30pm-6pm
The Old Finsbury Town Hall, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 2 minutes from Guildhall Art Gallery
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Night Howls Comedy Club
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Wednesday 1st June 2016 - 8pm-10pm
The Betsey Trotwood, 56 Farringdon Road, EC1R | 4 minutes from Guildhall Art Gallery
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The Old Finsbury Town Hall
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 2 minutes from Guildhall Art Gallery
A grade II listed building and registered with English Heritage as a building of great historical significance. In 1965, the Finsbury Council was absorbed by the ... More
 
 
 
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Theatre Delicatessen
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from Guildhall Art Gallery
Taking over the old Guardian building in Farringdon and filling it with rehearsal rooms and performance spaces, Theatre Delicatessen not only takes an entrepreneurial approach to ... More
 
 
 
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from Guildhall Art Gallery
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ec one Exmouth Market
London > Shopping > Jewellery
41 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from Guildhall Art Gallery
Established in Clerkenwell in 1997, EC One jewellery has built up a glittering reputation for its individual, stylish jewellery. Husband and wife team Jos and Alison ... More
 
 
 
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International Magic Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
89 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from Guildhall Art Gallery
Superb family-run magic shop, offering props, books and videos for magicians of all abilities. Pick a deck of cards, any deck of cards, from their mysterious ... More
 
 
 
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Lesley Craze Gallery
London > Shopping > Jewellery
34 Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 6 minutes from Guildhall Art Gallery
Lesley Craze houses contemporary pieces of jewellery design in an interesting gallery shop. A range of materials is used, including both precious and semi-precious metals, and ... More
 
 
 
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Rango's Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
59 Mount Pleasant, Clerkenwell, London WC1X | 2 minutes from Guildhall Art Gallery
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Quality Chop House
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
94 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 2 minutes from Guildhall Art Gallery
The Victorian warehouses and industrial buildings of Farringdon have been restored to their former glory, but these days the locals are more likely to be bankers ... More
 
 
 
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The Eagle
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
159 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 2 minutes from Guildhall Art Gallery
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City of London Student Support
London > Education > Career Services
Education Service, PO Box 270, Guildhall, Clerkenwell, London EC2P | Same location as Guildhall Art Gallery
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London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from Guildhall Art Gallery
One day workshops, offering a friendly no-nonsense approach to teaching about wine, suitable for everyone from beginners to experts. Courses take place at the following venues: Atlas PH, ... More
 
 
 
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B&H Kitchen
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 4 minutes from Guildhall Art Gallery
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Locomotion Fitness & Leisure Club
London > Leisure > Fitness
1 King's Cross Road, Clerkenwell, London WC1X | 3 minutes from Guildhall Art Gallery
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Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from Guildhall Art Gallery
A busy park in Islington beside the Three Corners Centre youth centre and Adventure Playground, the 2.02 acre Spa Fields include a children's playground, tarmac ... More
 
 
 
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My Chocolate Workshops
London > Leisure > Activities
Hatton Square Business Centre, 16-16a Baldwin Gardens, Holborn, London EC1N | 6 minutes from Guildhall Art Gallery
Immerse yourself in a world of chocolate with this mouth-watering workshop. You will discover how chocolate is processed from bean to bar. Sample a variety of ... More
 
 
 
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The Eagle
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
159 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 2 minutes from Guildhall Art Gallery
The original and arguably one of London's best gastropubs, The Eagle in Farringdon is a happy, bustling place where top notch food is served without the ... More
 
 
 
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The Easton
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
22 Easton Street, Clerkenwell, London WC1X0DS | 2 minutes from Guildhall Art Gallery
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The Coach & Horses
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
26-28 Ray Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from Guildhall Art Gallery
Although the excellent food is the main attraction here that doesn't mean the beers aren't important too. A choice of Young's Special, Fuller's London Pride, Adnam's ... More
 
 
 
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Led
London > Nightlife > Bars
171 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 2 minutes from Guildhall Art Gallery
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Ghost Farringdon
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113-117 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from Guildhall Art Gallery
Most people's gripe about South Ken's graffiti chic venue Ghost INC is that it would be better suited to the edgier East End than the haughty ... More
 
 
 
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The Perseverance
London > Nightlife > Bars
63 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 6 minutes from Guildhall Art Gallery
Formerly run by Billy Drew (who has opened The Chippy in Soho), The Perseverance in Lamb's Conduit Street re-opened in April 2007 under new management. It's ... More
 
 
 
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Holiday Inn Kings Cross
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Kings Cross Rd, King's Cross, Clerkenwell, London WC1X | 3 minutes from Guildhall Art Gallery
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The Newsroom, Archive and Visitor Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
60 Farringdon Rd, Clerkenwel, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from Guildhall Art Gallery
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Crypt on the Green
London > Business > Venue Hire
Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 6 minutes from Guildhall Art Gallery
The Crypt on the Green, underneath St James Church in Clerkenwell, is on the site of the first nunnery to be built in London dating back ... More
 
 
 

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Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
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Concerts | Until 8th June 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Guildhall Art Gallery

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Dance | Until 27th May 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Guildhall Art Gallery

The Royal Opera House hosts the world premiere of Liam Scarlett's new full-length ballet, ...More

The Winter's Tale
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Dance | Until 10th June 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Guildhall Art Gallery

After creating Alice's Adventures in Wonderland for The Royal Ballet in 2011 - the company's first full length ...More

 
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Concerts | Until 8th June 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Guildhall Art Gallery

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Bobbi Brown Afternoon Tea at Balthazar
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Foodie Events | Until 29th September 2016 

Balthazar 2 minutes walk from Guildhall Art Gallery

Plumped up lips made from sponge, chocolate torte as gel eyeliner, and rhubarb and ginger cream lined up like brush-on ...More

 
The Woman In Black
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Theatre | Until 30th July 2016 

Fortune Theatre 2 minutes walk from Guildhall Art Gallery

One of the less well-known West-End fixtures, this adaptation of Susan Hill's gothic novel has been packing out houses since ...More

 
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Theatre | Until 7th January 2017 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 3 minutes walk from Guildhall Art Gallery

Nominated for a staggering seven gongs in the 2014 Olivier Awards including Best New Musical, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ...More

 
Matilda The Musical
Matilda The Musical
Theatre | Until 29th May 2016 

Cambridge Theatre 3 minutes walk from Guildhall Art Gallery

The Royal Shakespeare Company's multiple award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's celebrated children's book Matilda is a big hit at ...More

 
The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 3rd July 2016 

The Lyceum Theatre 3 minutes walk from Guildhall Art Gallery

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