Guildhall Art Gallery  

 
 
ADDRESS
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
 
PRICES
£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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6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Crowne Plaza Kings Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £57  37% 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 £83  26% 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 £105  39% 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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The Werkstatt
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
7-9 Woodbridge Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 6 minutes from Guildhall Art Gallery
The Werkstatt - meaning workshop in German - is a workshop for international designers and architects to meet, be inspired, play and create. A showcase for ... More
 
 
 
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Gagosian Gallery Britannia Street
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
6-24 Britannia Street, King's Cross, London WC1X | 9 minutes from Guildhall Art Gallery
The Gagosian is a cavernous space for exhibitions of the highest calibre. It is a major asset for the regeneration of the King's Cross area. Larry ... More
 
 
 
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Magnum Photos
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
63 Gee Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 13 minutes from Guildhall Art Gallery
The London gallery for renowned photo agency, Magnum. Representing the best in photography, The Magnum Photos selection process for new members is legendary for its toughness. ... More
 
 
 
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Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
London > Attractions > Museums
Science Museum, Exhibition Road, Clerkenwell, London SW7 | 1 minute from Guildhall Art Gallery
An exceptional collection of historic clocks, watches, and marine timekeepers. The majority of items in the collection range from c . 1600-c . 1850. ... More
 
 
 
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The Postal Museum and Mail Rail
London > Attractions > Museums
Phoenix Place, Clerkenwell, London WC1X | 2 minutes from Guildhall Art Gallery
From mid-2017, The Postal Museum welcomes visitors to explore the history of the Royal Mail and travel on a network ... More
 
 
 
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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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Sublime Symmetry
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 11th May to 28th October 2018 - Various Times
Guildhall Art Gallery, Guildhall Yard, Off Gresham Street, EC2P | Same location as Guildhall Art Gallery
Inventive ceramic works by revolutionary Victorian artist William De Morgan....More
 
 
 
Henning Wehn: Das Neuen Materialen Nachten
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: 13th Jun, 24th Jul, 25th Jul and 26th Jul 2018 - 8pm
Guildhall Art Gallery, 56 Farringdon Road, EC1R | 4 minutes from Guildhall Art Gallery
The Germany-born, London-based stand-up comedian dabbles with new material and old favourites....More
 
 
 
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Charles Dickens: Man Of Science
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 24th May to 10th November 2018 - 10am-5pm
Guildhall Art Gallery, 48 Doughty Street, WC1N | 4 minutes from Guildhall Art Gallery
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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
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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The Piano Works
London > Entertainment > Live Music
113-117 Farringdon Road, EC1R | 4 minutes from Guildhall Art Gallery
Housed in an intimately lit Victorian warehouse, The Piano Works is a non-stop live music venue where in-house musicians take centre ... More
 
 
 
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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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La Dame de Pic
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
10 Trinity Square, EC3P | 1 minute from Guildhall Art Gallery
Chef Anne-Sophie Pic, the fourth female chef in history to be awarded three Michelin stars, and the only current French female chef ... More
 
 
 
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Mei Ume
London > Restaurants > Pan-Asian restaurants
Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square, 10 Trinity Square, EC3P | 1 minute 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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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
Featuring six catering stations, a demonstration bench and a communal dining table, B&H Kitchen , the cookery school from Bourne & Hollingsworth Group, guides Londoners ... More
 
 
 
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The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 8 minutes from Guildhall Art Gallery
Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
 
 
 
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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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Ted's Grooming Room & Ottoman Lounge
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
31 Theobalds Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1X | 8 minutes from Guildhall Art Gallery
Inspired by the skills and techniques of the Ottoman Empire's barbers, Ted's Grooming Room provides a sanctuary for men seeking the perfect shave. With ... 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
Freezing cold and slightly wet, we took shelter in this welcoming pub for a bite to eat... but they practically had to roll us out of ... More
 
 
 
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The Gunmakers
London > Nightlife > Pubs
13 Eyre Street Hill, EC1R | 3 minutes from Guildhall Art Gallery
A cut above your average boozer, The Gunmakers in Clerkenwell has been taken over by the people who brought us Nine ... More
 
 
 
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Ghost Farringdon
London > Nightlife >
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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7 Tales
London > Nightlife > Bars
64 Turnmill Street, EC1M | 7 minutes from Guildhall Art Gallery
"Restaurateurs the world over could learn a thing or two from Jason Atherton when it comes to what makes a great restaurant bar," says ... More
 
 
 
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Honourable Society of Gray's Inn
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 South Square, Gray's Inn, Holborn, London WC1R | 7 minutes from Guildhall Art Gallery
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The Foundling Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 8 minutes from Guildhall Art Gallery
The Foundling Museum is one of London's real hidden treasures. Originally established in 1739 as a hospital which looked after abandoned children, the museum now tells ... More
 
 
 
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Bleeding Heart Yard
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Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Farringdon, Clerkenwell, London EC1N | 8 minutes from Guildhall Art Gallery
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Voices from the Deep
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The Postal Museum and Mail Rail 2 minutes walk from Guildhall Art Gallery

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Conway Hall 8 minutes walk from Guildhall Art Gallery

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The Grand Union 10 minutes walk from Guildhall Art Gallery

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Sam Paganini, Zoe and Kevin de Vries bring their best house and techno tunes to the dancefloor....More

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Exhibitions | On 23rd June 2018 

Dr Johnson's House 13 minutes walk from Guildhall Art Gallery

Literary & Education, Lecture....More

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Afternoon Tea at The Montague 14 minutes walk from Guildhall Art Gallery

Enjoy a Bahamian beach setting, complete with real sand underfoot and a beach-hut style thatched roof, at The Beach Bar ...More

 
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Grand Connaught Rooms 14 minutes walk from Guildhall Art Gallery

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O2 Academy Islington 14 minutes walk from Guildhall Art Gallery

Residents and guests play rock and pop anthems from Lady Gaga, Queen, Take That and more....More

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