Open Days

A number of Open Days are held during the year, with guided tours of the Historic Goldsmiths' Hall arranged for the general public.

The Hall is not open to the public, except during the annual Goldsmiths' Fair. However, a number of Open Days are held during the year when guided tours of the Hall are arranged. The tours take place between 12 noon and 1pm and last approximately one hour. Each tour can accommodate up to 40 people at a charge of £5 per person, which will go to the Goldsmiths' Company Charity. This is payable in advance and is non-refundable. 

Tours should be booked through the Hallkeeper's Office on 0207 606 7010 or via email to

Upcoming Tours

  • Monday 14 January 2019 - Fully Booked
  • Monday 11 February 2019 - Fully Booked
  • Monday 4 November 2019 - Fully Booked
  • Monday 2 December 2019  - Fully Booked
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Highlights from the Archives

The Company’s archives date back to the 14th century, and the Library's collections include over 8,000 books and over 15,000 images, magazines, journals, films and special research collections.


Internationally recognised, the Goldsmiths’ Company has one of the finest collections of silver made in Britain, numbering some 8,000 examples from 1350 to the present day.

History of the Company

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.