Goldsmiths’ Hall

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Tickets Alert: Tours of Goldsmiths Hall
Tickets Alert: Tours of Goldsmiths Hall

Tickets Alert: Tours of Goldsmiths Hall

One of the grandest of the City’s livery halls, the Goldsmiths is open a few days a year for public tours and the dates for… next year have been announced.

Mar
11
2020
Tickets Alert: Tours of the Goldsmiths’ Hall
Tickets Alert: Tours of the Goldsmiths’ Hall

Tickets Alert: Tours of the Goldsmiths’ Hall

One of the grandest of the City's livery halls, the Goldsmiths is open a few days a year for public tours and the dates for... next year have been announced.

Mar
12
2019
London’s Pocket Parks – The Goldsmiths Garden, EC2
London’s Pocket Parks – The Goldsmiths Garden, EC2

London’s Pocket Parks – The Goldsmiths Garden, EC2

As with many of the City of London's pocket parks, this is a former graveyard for the church of St John Zachary, and also a site of war damage.

Jan
03
2018
A sumptuous display of Gold metalwork at Goldsmiths Hall
A sumptuous display of Gold metalwork at Goldsmiths Hall

A sumptuous display of Gold metalwork at Goldsmiths Hall

Gold - a metal that goes beyond mere physical characteristics to have embedded itself in human imaginations in a way that probably no other metal could, and a new exhibition about this rare metal seeks to appeal to both the mind and the heart.

May
31
2012
The 728th Trial of the Pyx
The 728th Trial of the Pyx

The 728th Trial of the Pyx

Every single year, without exception, since The Year of Our Lord, 1282 – a legal trial has taken place to check the quality of the coinage of the realm. Today – the second Tuesday in February – for the 728th

Feb
09
2010
A Ripping Yarn of Silver and Salt
A Ripping Yarn of Silver and Salt

A Ripping Yarn of Silver and Salt

Not normally open to the public, the building does host a few exhibitions each year that are free for the public to visit, so this morning I wandered along to have a look at a silverware display focusing on that most common of table condiments - salt.

Apr
04
2009
The Trial of the Pyx
The Trial of the Pyx

The Trial of the Pyx

Earlier today, I had the huge pleasure of attending the Trial of the Pyx in the sumptuous surroundings of the Goldsmith Hall just by St Paul’s Cathedral.

Feb
10
2009
Treasures of the English Church
Treasures of the English Church

Treasures of the English Church

Today I wandered over to Goldsmiths Hall in the City to visit an exhibition which opened only yesterday of Church silver and gold plate and vessels.

May
31
2008