Guildhall Yard  

 
 
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Gresham Street, City, London EC2P 2EJ
 
 

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Guildhall Yard The courtyard between the Guildhall Art Gallery and the church of St Lawrence Jewry, Guildhall Yard is the entrance way to both. It's also home to an occasion lunch food market, open air film screenings - and it's the site where The Worshipful Company of Carmen holds its cart-marking ceremony each July. During the Roman period, the courtyard was the site of the largest amphitheatre in Britannia, partial remains of which are on public display in the basement of Guildhall Art Gallery. T he outline of the arena is visible on the paving of the courtyard in front of the hall - marked with a black circle. Excavations in 2000 revealed remains of the great 13th-century gatehouse built directly over the southern entrance to the Roman amphitheatre.

 

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Apex London Wall Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £133  26% off
7-9 Copthall Avenue, EC2R | 3 minutes from Guildhall Yard
In the heart of the financial district and close to the Bank of England, the newly opened Apex London Wall Hotel, is within walking distance of ... More
 
 
 
Club Quarters Gracechurch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £108  40% off
7 Gracechurch Street, EC3V | 7 minutes from Guildhall Yard
The location of Club Quarters Gracechurch in the heart of the City has made it a favourite with business travellers. A cheerily macho atmosphere permeates from ... More
 
 
 
Club Quarters St Pauls Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £88  24% off
24 Ludgate Hill, EC4M | 8 minutes from Guildhall Yard
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
 
 
 
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Camley Street Natural Park
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
12 Camley Street, King's Cross, London N1C | 2 miles from Guildhall Yard
Camley Street Natural Park's two acres of woodland, water and wild meadow, concealed in the urban heart of King's Cross, have a 'secret garden' feel that ... More
 
 
 
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Bunhill Fields
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
38 City Road, Shoreditch, London EC1Y | 11 minutes from Guildhall Yard
Small, wooded dissenters' cemetery in the city centre. William Blake, John Bunyan and Daniel Defoe are among over 120,000 nonconformists whose bodies are squeezed closely together within ... More
 
 
 
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Tibetan Peace Gardens
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 30 minutes from Guildhall Yard
Buddhist garden in the grounds of the Imperial War Museum. Located in the ground of the Imperial War Museum, lies this fitting tribute to peace and the ... More
 
 
 
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The City Centre
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
80 Basinghall Street, EC2V | 1 minute from Guildhall Yard
Learn about the square mile, the area's 800 year history, its people and its architecture, at The City Centre, where exhibitions, public events ... More
 
 
 
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Bank of England Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Bartholomew Lane, City, London EC2R | 3 minutes from Guildhall Yard
Sorry, no free samples here but you can get your hands on a real gold bar. Housed within the Bank of England, the Bank of England ... More
 
 
 
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Museum of London
London > Attractions > Museums
150 London Wall, City, London EC2Y | 4 minutes from Guildhall Yard
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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Michael Clark: Cosmic Dancer
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 7th October 2020 to 3rd January 2021 - Various Times
Guildhall Yard, Silk Street, EC2Y | 5 minutes from Guildhall Yard
Film, photography and material from across dancer and choreographer Michael Clark's career plus his collaborations across visual arts, music and fashion including Charles Atlas' reworking of ...More
 
 
 
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Jean Dubuffet
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 30th September 2020 to 17th January 2021
Guildhall Yard, Silk Street, EC2 | 5 minutes from Guildhall Yard
As part of the year-long Inside Out series, the Barbican Art Gallery presents a major exhibition on French artist Jean Dubuffet. Regarded as one of the ...More
 
 
 
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Toyin Ojih Odutola: A Countervailing Theory
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 11th August 2020 to 24th January 2021 - Various Times
Guildhall Yard, Silk Street, EC2Y | 5 minutes from Guildhall Yard
The first UK display of the Nigerian-American artist's work, comprising pastel and charcoal drawings that explore an imagined ancient myth, complemented by an immersive soundtrack composed ...More
 
 
 
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Guildhall School Of Music And Drama
London > Entertainment > Arts and Drama
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 4 minutes from Guildhall Yard
Part of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama , this is Grade II-listed building on Silk Street houses the Silk Street ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 5 minutes from Guildhall Yard
The Barbican Centre's two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and The Pit - offer everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance to ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 5 minutes from Guildhall Yard
Described by the Queen as 'one of the wonders of the modern world' , the Barbican Centre has also been voted 'London's ugliest building'. Ugly or ... More
 
 
 
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Ted Baker & Friends
London > Shopping > Clothing
120 Cheapside, City, London EC2V | 3 minutes from Guildhall Yard
We love the average Ted Baker store but with Ted Baker & Friends the cool fashion label has taken the shopping experience one step further - ... More
 
 
 
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Flittner
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
86 Moorgate, City, London EC2M | 4 minutes from Guildhall Yard
An old-fashioned barber’s patronised by city gentlemen and established in 1904. As well as a shampoo and cut you can also have the traditional hot towel ... More
 
 
 
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Beau Gems
London > Shopping > Jewellery
26 Royal Exchange, City, London EC3V | 5 minutes from Guildhall Yard
A high-class repair service for all varieties of damaged items. Antique jewellery and second-hand designer watches are on offer.... More
 
 
 
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The Telegraph
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
11 Telegraph Street, Moorgate, City, London EC2R | 1 minute from Guildhall Yard
A great choice for hearty cuisine near Moorgate, The Telegraph offers a daily changing menu using fresh and seasonal ingredients. The fare ranges from traditional British ... More
 
 
 
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Hawksmoor Guildhall
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
10 Basinghall Street, City, London EC2V | 1 minute from Guildhall Yard
Frequently cited as 'the best steakhouse' in London, Hawksmoor has built up a reputation for serving up top quality British steaks, cooked simply over charcoal. Will ... More
 
 
 
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Enoteca Guildhall
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
10-12 Basinghall Street, City, London EC2V | 1 minute from Guildhall Yard
Located down a backstreet between Bank and St Paul's, Enoteca Guildhall is an intimate 38-seat restaurant and wine bar with a stylish décor, open-plan kitchen and ... More
 
 
 
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 11 minutes from Guildhall Yard
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 12 minutes from Guildhall Yard
This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ... More
 
 
 
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Mimo London
London > Education > Cookery Courses
1 Cathedral Street, Borough Market, SE1 | 13 minutes from Guildhall Yard
In a historic building next to Borough Market, husband and wife team Jon and Nicole Warren have set up the second branch of Mimo, their cookery ... More
 
 
 
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Ned's Club Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
The Ned London, 27 Poultry, EC2R | 3 minutes from Guildhall Yard
Centred around a 20-metre marble-lined swimming pool, Ned's Club Spa is a lavish subterranean space that invites both The Ned hotel guests and outside visitors ... More
 
 
 
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Puttshack Bank
London > Leisure > Golf
1 Poultry, Bank, EC2R | 4 minutes from Guildhall Yard
Putting a swing into your social life, Puttshack brings crazy golf into the 21st century with high tech equipment, blinging ... More
 
 
 
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Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 5 minutes from Guildhall Yard
Bounded in by surrounding office buildings, Postman's Park's appeal lies in what it symbolises as much as how it looks. Located just north of St Paul's ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Red Cow
London > Nightlife > Pubs
71 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 8 minutes from Guildhall Yard
One of the oldest pubs in Smithfield, The Old Red Cow has stood on this spot on Long Lane since the year dot. Steeped in history, ... More
 
 
 
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The Lamb Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10-12 Leadenhall Market, Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 9 minutes from Guildhall Yard
Located within the beautiful nineteenth century covered Leadenhall Market, the Lamb Tavern is a traditional British pub that's popular with city workers and tourists. The historical ... More
 
 
 
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The Duke and Duchess
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 - 3 Creed Lane, City, London EC4V | 9 minutes from Guildhall Yard
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Reserve Bar Stock Exchange
London > Nightlife > Bars
46 Gresham Street, City, London EC2V | 2 minutes from Guildhall Yard
Reserve Bar Stock Exchange in the City uses the stock market model to price its drinks - prices change in line with their popularity on the ... More
 
 
 
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Dirty Martini, St Paul's
London > Nightlife > Bars
130 Wood St, City, London EC2V | 3 minutes from Guildhall Yard
This chain of glamorous cocktail bars is a great spot for after work drinks and big nights out, with regular happy hours and drink deals. There ... More
 
 
 
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Veeno St Paul's
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
1st Floor One New Change, EC2V | 4 minutes from Guildhall Yard
Italian wine bar Veeno champions Italy's after-work culture of drinking, eating and relaxing, and specialises in family grown Sicilian wine alongside authentic ... More
 
 
 
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Guildhall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Gresham Street, City, London EC2P | Same location as Guildhall Yard
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 2000 people.... More
 
 
 
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Brewers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Aldermanbury Square, Moorgate, City, London EC2V | 1 minute from Guildhall Yard
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Plaisterers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
One London Wall, City, London EC2Y | 4 minutes from Guildhall Yard
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Michael Clark: Cosmic Dancer
Exhibitions | Until 3rd January 2021 

Barbican Centre 5 minutes walk from Guildhall Yard

Film, photography and material from across dancer and choreographer Michael Clark's career plus his collaborations across visual arts, music and ...More

Ling Tan: Playing Democracy
Exhibitions | Until 4th April 2021 

Barbican Centre 5 minutes walk from Guildhall Yard

Artist Ling Tan explores social structures and collective responsibility in a multimedia installation comprising a giant two-player game of Pong....More

Toyin Ojih Odutola: A Countervailing Theory
Exhibitions | Until 24th January 2021 

Barbican Centre 5 minutes walk from Guildhall Yard

The first UK display of the Nigerian-American artist's work, comprising pastel and charcoal drawings that explore an imagined ancient myth, ...More

Nye Thompson; Insulae: Of The Island
Exhibitions | Until 4th April 2021 

Barbican Centre 5 minutes walk from Guildhall Yard

A video installation of British coastal waters captured by drone, contemplating the impact of island geography on national identity in ...More

Jean Dubuffet
Jean Dubuffet
Exhibitions | Until 17th January 2021 

Barbican Art Gallery 5 minutes walk from Guildhall Yard

As part of the year-long Inside Out series, the Barbican Art Gallery presents a major exhibition on French artist Jean ...More

 
Bruce Nauman
Exhibitions | Until 21st February 2021 

Tate Modern 14 minutes walk from Guildhall Yard

Immersive installations with an emphasis on sound and moving image by the Indiana-born artist, shown alongside poetic sculptures and neon ...More

Hyundai Commission: Kara Walker
Exhibitions | Until 8th November 2020 

Tate Modern 14 minutes walk from Guildhall Yard

A large-scale installation by the New York-based artist, entitled Fons Americanus, transforming the Turbine Hall to reflect her concerns regarding ...More

Andy Warhol
Exhibitions | Until 15th November 2020 

Tate Modern 14 minutes walk from Guildhall Yard

A major retrospective of the American pop artist's work, featuring well-known images such as the iconic pop prints of Marilyn ...More

Dora Maurer
Exhibitions | Until 24th January 2021 

Tate Modern 14 minutes walk from Guildhall Yard

A year-long exhibition brings together some 35 works by the Hungarian artist, including graphic works, photographs, films and paintings created ...More

The View from The Shard
The View from The Shard
Tours | Next performance 27th October 2020 

The Shard 18 minutes walk from Guildhall Yard

The View from The ShardAt almost twice the height of any other viewing platform in London, The View from The ...More

 
 
 
 
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