Events



Past events

Annual Lecture 2019: Re-membering the Future of Europe

30 April, 2019 This year's lecture will be given by The Right Reverend and The Right Honourable The Lord Chartres KCVO PC

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Goldsmiths’ Fair at Collect 2019

28 February, 2019 - 3 March, 2019 Goldsmiths’ Fair is once again taking a stand at Collect, the annual international art fair for modern craft and design sponsored by the Crafts Council.

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Goldsmiths' Craft and Design Council Award Exhibition

26 February, 2019 - 1 March, 2019 The winning work from the 2018/19 Competition is now on show at the Goldsmiths Hall.

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Christmas Jewellery Pop Up Shop

29 November, 2018 - 17 December, 2018 Join us for a highly curated selection of affordable fashion jewellery from some of the most exciting, emerging makers.

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Conference - A Royal Treasure and its Role in the Renaissance Court: The Royal Clock Salt

22 November, 2018
£35 (plus booking fee)
The Goldsmiths’ Company in collaboration with the British Museum and the Rothschild Foundation are delighted to present an international conference celebrating the Royal Clock Salt.

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Made for the Table: Osterley Park

5 November, 2018 - 24 February, 2019 Explore the evolution of silver tableware and dining conventions from 1600 to today through the silver collection of the Goldsmiths' Company, displayed alongside other crafts and Osterley's rarely seen silver collection.

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Goldsmiths' Fair 2018

25 September, 2018 - 7 October, 2018 Goldsmiths’ Fair is recognised internationally as the premier UK showcase for contemporary jewellery and silver.

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Made for the Table at the Goldsmiths' Centre

13 July, 2018 - 31 August, 2018
Free
Explore the evolution of silver tableware and dining conventions from the 1600 to today through the world-renowned silver collection of the Goldsmiths' Company.

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Grant Macdonald – International Silversmith

5 July, 2018 - 26 July, 2018
Free
Gold and silver items of superlative design and craftsmanship from a leading London-based silversmith

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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).

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The Goldsmiths' Company Lecture: Dr Tristram Hunt

2 May, 2018 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
£10
Dr Tristram Hunt will trace the V&A’s genesis from its Victorian roots, discussing how the Museum’s founding commitment to the ‘artisan in design’ continues to define its mission today.

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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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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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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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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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