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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Gladiator GamesGladiator GamesIn London's only Roman amphitheatre, cheer noisily for your chosen champion, roaring on the fighters as steel swords clash and spears meet armour.2017-08-25T19:00:00+01002017-08-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Guildhall Yard,   Gresham Street      EC2P 2EJ
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Blood RiteBlood Rite2017-10-20T18:30:00+01002017-10-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Guildhall Yard,   Gresham Street      EC2P 2EJ
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Whitechapel Overground Station
 
25 minutes walk
 
 
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5 minutes walk
 
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5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Apex London Wall Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £86  36% 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 £63  22% 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 £70  41% 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 best museums, galleries, attractions near Guildhall Yard
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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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Lady Lucy: Portraits for Services, Gifts and Favours
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 18th May to 24th September 2017 - 10am-6pm
Guildhall Yard, 150 London Wall, EC2Y | 4 minutes from Guildhall Yard
A participatory art project, asking members of the public to offer a service, gift or favour to another museum visitor in return for a watercolour portrait ...More
 
 
 
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Jillian Bain Christie
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 21st to 26th Aug 2017 - Various Times
Guildhall Yard, Silk Street, EC2Y | 5 minutes from Guildhall Yard
Works by the Scottish artist and soprano incorporating sculptural elements and paper cuts with cartography and old musical scores....More
 
 
 
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Into The Unknown: A Journey Through Science Fiction
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 3rd June to 1st September 2017
Guildhall Yard, Silk Street, EC2Y | 5 minutes from Guildhall Yard
This June, the Barbican Centre presents Into The Unknown: A Journey Through Science Fiction. The genre-defying exploration of art, design, film and literature takes over the ...More
 
 
 
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Near Guildhall Yard
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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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Barbican The Pit
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 5 minutes from Guildhall Yard
In the two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and the Pit - you can enjoy everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Guildhall Yard

The best shops and markets near Guildhall Yard
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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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Education near Guildhall Yard

Near Guildhall Yard
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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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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 14 minutes from Guildhall Yard
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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Guildhall Yard gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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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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Urban Golf
London > Leisure > Golf
12 Smithfield Street, City, London EC1A | 9 minutes from Guildhall Yard
OK, so you may not be able to soak up the rays on this indoor course but it’s a brilliant idea that has been stylishly executed. ... More
 
 
 
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London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 13 minutes from Guildhall Yard
London Dance Academy is a dance studio in the middle of the City, five minutes' walk from Old Street and Barbican, which offers dance classes and ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Guildhall Yard

The best pubs near London Guildhall Yard.
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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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The Four Sisters Townhouse
London > Nightlife > Bars
5 Groveland Court, Bow Lane, EC4M | 4 minutes from Guildhall Yard
Falling somewhere between an old curiosity shop and a sumptuous Victorian gentleman's club, The Four Sisters Townhouse is an elegant, intimate cocktail ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Guildhall Yard.
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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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Stories From The City: The Bank Of England In Literature
Exhibitions | Until 29th June 2018 

Bank of England Museum 3 minutes walk from Guildhall Yard

Exhibits related to the lives and works of Charles Dickens, T.S. Eliot, Dr Johnson, Robert Browning and George Eliot to ...More

My Point Forward
Exhibitions | Until 24th September 2017 

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Blast Theory present a series of newly commissioned short films in this interactive exhibition....More

The City Is Ours
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Exhibitions | Until 2nd January 2018 

Museum of London 4 minutes walk from Guildhall Yard

More than half the world's population live in urban areas and that percentage is even higher in more developed countries. ...More

 
Lady Lucy: Portraits for Services, Gifts and Favours
Exhibitions | Until 24th September 2017 

Museum of London 4 minutes walk from Guildhall Yard

A participatory art project, asking members of the public to offer a service, gift or favour to another museum visitor ...More

Niall McDiarmid: Here And Now
Exhibitions | Until 15th October 2017 

Museum of London 4 minutes walk from Guildhall Yard

Photographic portraits of the people of London, taken over six years....More

Into The Unknown: A Journey Through Science Fiction
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Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2017 

Barbican Centre 5 minutes walk from Guildhall Yard

This June, the Barbican Centre presents Into The Unknown: A Journey Through Science Fiction. The genre-defying exploration of art, design, ...More

 
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Exhibitions | Until 26th August 2017 

Barbican Centre 5 minutes walk from Guildhall Yard

Works by the Scottish artist and soprano incorporating sculptural elements and paper cuts with cartography and old musical scores....More

Bill Viola: Mary
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

St Paul's Cathedral 6 minutes walk from Guildhall Yard

Mary, the second permanent large-scale video installation by Bill Viola for St Paul's Cathedral is inaugurated in the North Quire ...More

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Exhibitions | Until 11th August 2018 

St Paul's Cathedral 6 minutes walk from Guildhall Yard

The internationally-acclaimed artist displays a second permanent large-scale installation, titled Mary, the first moving-image artworks to be installed in a ...More

Much Ado About Nothing
Much Ado About Nothing
Theatre | Until 15th October 2017 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 12 minutes walk from Guildhall Yard

Matthew Dunster, Associate Director at Shakespeare's Globe, revives Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing in 2017. The fresh interpretation sees the ...More

 

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