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Guildhall Art Gallery focuses on Victorian paintings
Guildhall Art Gallery focuses on Victorian paintings

Guildhall Art Gallery focuses on Victorian paintings

The City of London's Guildhall art gallery is simultaneously one of the oldest, and also one of the youngest art galleries in London, and has recently had a bit of a refurbishment.

Feb
01
2015
From Beef Tea to Battleships
From Beef Tea to Battleships

From Beef Tea to Battleships

The Guildhall Library in the city has put on a small display based on the personal letters and experiences of those who served during World War One.

Oct
07
2014
City of London opens a new Heritage Gallery
City of London opens a new Heritage Gallery

City of London opens a new Heritage Gallery

Just as London's Guildhall loses one small museum, it gains another small gallery. A heritage gallery that will show off a few key objects from the City of London's archive.

Sep
27
2014
A look around St Lawrence Jewry
A look around St Lawrence Jewry

A look around St Lawrence Jewry

Sitting on the edge of the large open yard at Guildhall sits somewhat uncomfortably in the space, the church of St Lawrence Jewry Near Guildhall.

Jul
20
2012
A London history festival that’s worth looking forward to
A London history festival that’s worth looking forward to

A London history festival that’s worth looking forward to

The City of London has outlined the details for a weekend of heritage based events around the Square Mile that is looking like a rather good mini Open House Weekend.

Mar
15
2012
Pearly Kings and Queens on Parade
Pearly Kings and Queens on Parade

Pearly Kings and Queens on Parade

People passing the City of London’s Guildhall on Sunday will have seen the place packed full of people, along with a fairground organ, various sad looking donkeys, a couple less depressed Shire Horses, lots of people in fancy red robes

Sep
28
2011
Attend the 2011 Cart Marking Ceremony
Attend the 2011 Cart Marking Ceremony

Attend the 2011 Cart Marking Ceremony

Just a reminder that tomorrow (Wed 13th July) morning, the annual Cart Marking Ceremony will take place in the City of London, and is worth taking the morning off work if you like vehicles of any sort. I won’t be

Jul
12
2011
Photos – the City of London’s 800 year old Guildhall
Photos – the City of London’s 800 year old Guildhall

Photos – the City of London’s 800 year old Guildhall

Last week, the City of London Guildhall hosted the too rarely held London Maze – which is not at all maze like, but is a collection of stalls set up by local history associations around London. It’s the sort of

Apr
24
2011
Free entry to London’s Roman Amphitheatre
Free entry to London’s Roman Amphitheatre

Free entry to London’s Roman Amphitheatre

At a time when other museums and galleries are either closing their doors to the great unwashed or at least trying to prise a few pound coins out of their hands to pass within their hallowed grounds – one is

Apr
04
2011
The March of the Archers
The March of the Archers

The March of the Archers

Sunday mornings are a good time to take a wander round a nearly deserted City of London. However, had you tried that yesterday, your contemplative meanderings would have been interrupted by a marching band and some 200 longbow archers parading

Oct
12
2009

The World’s Oldest Clock Museum

I spent a rather pleasant 45 minutes at a small museum in the City of London devoted to the history of clock (and watch) making in London. The collection was begun in 1814 by the Clockmakers guild and is said

Nov
24
2007