Events


The Goldsmiths’ Company at Fortnum & Mason

3 May, 2018 - 31 May, 2018 A month-long showcase for some of the UK’s best goldsmithing and silversmithing talent selling their latest collections, with Meet the Maker events during London Craft Week (9-13 May).

Made For the Table at the Holburne Museum

13 April, 2018 - 1 July, 2018 Made for the Table at the Holburne Museum presents contemporary silver from the world-renowned Goldsmiths’ Company Silver Collection.

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Grant Macdonald – International Silversmith

25 April, 2018 - 25 July, 2018
Free
Gold and silver items of superlative design and craftsmanship from a leading London-based silversmith

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Past events

Exhibition: Nelson's Chelengk and Silver

12 March, 2018 - 22 March, 2018
Free
A display at Goldsmiths' Hall of the replica of Nelson's Chelengk, and a collection of silver owned by Vice-Admiral Lord Nelson.

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Nelson's Chelengk: Talk

5 March, 2018 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
£15
Join jewellery expert Joanna Hardy in conversation on the topic of Nelson’s Chelengk, one of the most iconic jewels in British history.

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Goldsmiths’ Fair at Collect

22 February, 2018 - 25 February, 2018 We are delighted to be bringing a selection of Goldsmiths’ Fair makers to Collect for the first time. Collect is organised by the Crafts Council and is held at the Saatchi Gallery.

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Made for the Table at the Ruthin Craft Centre

3 February, 2018 - 8 April, 2018 Made for the Table at the Ruthin Craft Centre presents contemporary silver from the world-renowned Goldsmiths’ Company Silver Collection.

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Symposium: ‘Commerce with all the World’ - Being a goldsmith in the 16th and 17th centuries

19 January, 2018 10:30 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
£45 (including lunch and refreshments).
A symposium to celebrate the landmark publication of 'Silversmiths in Elizabethan and Stuart London: Their Lives and Their Marks' by Dr David Mitchell.

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Shine 2017

6 November, 2017 - 20 December, 2017
Free, Mon – Fri, 9am – 6m.
Discover, commission and buy innovative work from the newest creative talent. This showcase at the Goldsmiths' Centre turns the spotlight on jewellery, silver and metalwork. All purchased pieces can be collect post show.

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Made for the Table

4 November, 2017 - 21 January, 2018
Free
'Made for the Table' at the Harley Gallery features contemporary silver from the Goldsmiths’ Company Silver Collection.

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Make Your Mark

31 October, 2017 - 1 November, 2017 Make Your Mark, the UK’s leading career development and networking event for emerging designers, apprentices and students of jewellery and allied trades, returns this autumn

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Goldsmiths' Fair 2017

26 September, 2017 - 8 October, 2017
£12 - £20
The UK’s leading luxury destination to view and buy original precious metal jewellery and contemporary silver direct from the makers.

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The Next Generation: Learning from the Masters

5 September, 2017 - 12 September, 2017
Free. Monday – Friday, 9am – 6pm
The Goldsmiths’ Centre is presenting 'The Next Generation: Learning from the Masters', an exciting exhibition featuring new work from exceptional young silversmiths who have completed the Goldsmiths’ Company Studio Internship Graduate Award (SIGA).

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How to Build a Goldsmith

7 July, 2017 - 29 August, 2017
Free
An exhibition at the Goldsmiths’ Centre exploring how aspiring and established goldsmiths acquire, hone and perfect their craft.

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Inaugural Goldsmiths’ Company Lecture with David Starkey

4 May, 2017 The Goldsmiths’ Company is delighted to announce a new series of high profile annual public lectures. The inaugural lecture will be given by historian David Starkey at Goldsmiths’ Hall at 7pm on 4 May 2017.

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De Vroomen: Harmony in Colour and Form

12 April, 2017 - 26 July, 2017
Free
A celebration of five decades of artistic collaboration between Leo and Ginnie de Vroomen.

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Celebrating Eighty: Art in the Hand

23 March, 2017 - 20 April, 2017
Free
An exhibition at the Goldsmiths' Centre uniting 80 contemporary art medals by students taking part in the British Art Medal Society’s 24th Student Medal Project.

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The Goldsmiths Craft and Design Awards 2016 Winners

18 January, 2017 - 7 March, 2017
Free
The Goldsmiths’ Craft and Design Council showcase the winners from its 2016 competition, at the Goldsmiths' Centre.

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Make Your Mark 2016

1 November, 2016 Make Your Mark is a completely free tutor–student event open to anyone studying on a UK-based precious-metal-related course (full- or part-time) whether at degree level or on a short adult education or private tutored course.

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Christmas Decorations at Goldsmiths' Hall

13 October, 2016 - 22 December, 2016 Some of the most prominent silversmiths working in the UK today have designed and made Christmas tree decorations, on display at the Hall.

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Enamoured at the Goldsmiths' Centre

12 October, 2016 - 18 November, 2016
Free
An exhibition celebrating the work of leading and upcoming enamellers organised by The British Society of Enamellers

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Goldsmiths' Fair 2016

27 September, 2016 - 9 October, 2016 The premier showcase in the UK for contemporary designer jewellery and silver, Goldsmiths' Fair is a celebration of the best of British goldsmithing and silversmithing talent and a treasure trove of creativity, design innovation and superb craftsmanship.

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New Designers 2016

29 June, 2016 - 9 July, 2016 The Goldsmiths’ Company is delighted to sponsor New Designers 2016, held at the Business Design Centre in Islington.

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Fakes and Forgeries

13 June, 2016
£85 per person.
Book for this popular seminar with Alastair Dickenson and Susan Rumfitt from the BBC’s Antiques Roadshow as they share their knowledge in differentiating between a genuine piece and a counterfeit.

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Young Designer Competition

6 June, 2016 - 27 June, 2016
Free
The Goldsmiths' Company sponsors the Young Designer Competition at Jacobs the Jewellers

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Silver Speaks: Form

1 June, 2016 - 23 September, 2016
Free
Form at the Goldsmiths’ Centre is a fringe exhibition of Silver Speaks: Idea to Object at the V&A and features the work made by talented members of Contemporary British Silversmiths.

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Charlotte De Syllas Exhibition

27 April, 2016 - 22 July, 2016
Free
The Goldsmiths’ Company is delighted to present the first major solo exhibition of work by unique artist jeweller Charlotte De Syllas.

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Silver Speaks

13 April, 2016 - 2 July, 2017
Free
The Goldsmiths’ Company is delighted to sponsor Silver Speaks at the V&A, 8 March 2016 - 2 July 2017, celebrating the UK’s leading silversmiths today.

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Pamela Rawnsley

15 March, 2016 - 4 May, 2016 A retrospective of Pamela Rawnsley at the Goldsmiths' Centre. Pamela’s work is internationally respected and is in many private and public collections including the V&A Museum.

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