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The Goldsmiths Company

Goldsmiths Hall 13 Foster Lane | Goldsmiths' Hall, London EC2V 6BN, England
+44 20 7606 7010
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A first rate venue

I come here for exhibitions on occasion and usually for their annual fair which is happening at the... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2017
sheepygold
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london
Classy joint, with really lovely people

I am not certain that Goldsmiths is available to tourists walking off the street, but I was there... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
k2hod
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Marlow, United Kingdom
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The Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths, more commonly known as the Goldsmiths' Company, is one of the Twelve Great Livery Companies of the City of London and received its first royal charter in 1327. The purpose of the Goldsmiths' Company is to contribute to British national life by supporting its related crafts, industry and trade and through wider charitable and educational activity. The main objectives of the Company are: To support the precious metal and jewellery crafts, industry and trade trough training, education and promotion, including through programmes delivered by the Goldsmiths' Centre; To operate the Assay Office and test the coinage of the realm anually through the Trial of the Pyx; To administer and act as trustee of the Company's charities; To build on our traditions to enhance our contribution to life, work, education and culture in the City of London and in other parts of the United Kingdom; To manage our financial affairs to secure the long tem future of the Company and its activities.
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1 Oct 2017
“A first rate venue”
14 Apr 2017
“Classy joint, with really lovely people”
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Goldsmiths Hall 13 Foster Lane | Goldsmiths' Hall, London EC2V 6BN, England
City of London
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+44 20 7606 7010
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

I come here for exhibitions on occasion and usually for their annual fair which is happening at the moment. The venue is beautiful with fantastically decorated rooms - very large and grand spaces. Aside from the 60 or so makers (they change to new ones...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2017

I am not certain that Goldsmiths is available to tourists walking off the street, but I was there to learn more about hallmarking, for which they are the foremost assay office in the world. Well worth the £60 fee, especially as it includes a superbly...More

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Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

Guided tours of one hours duration are available on a pre booked basis.They are few and far between but well worth the effort.The groups are of approx 100 people which is about right as all the rooms are large and you will not feel cramped...More

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Reviewed 13 December 2015

The first reviewer gave the venue an inaccurate title, as I think that the Goldsmiths' Company Pavilion only exists during the Annual Fair: the review is of Goldsmiths' Hall, one of the halls of the great livery companies of the City of London. The Goldsmiths...More

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Reviewed 24 March 2015

Photography is not allowed inside, so picture if you will a 15 foot tall arched niche embellished with gold leaf, purple velvet draperies, and several shelves of eighteenth- century silver plates and ewers and goblets. That sets the tone for the tour, where you get...More

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