January 2018

The Silver Line

In the run-up to Christmas, staff from the Charity team made a follow-up visit to the Blackpool headquarters of The Silver Line, the UK’s only 24/7, free, confidential helpline for lonely and isolated older people.

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December 2017

Going for Gold

The Goldsmiths’ Company and its affiliated Charity are delighted to pledge £10,000 to the Potteries Museum & Art Gallery’s appeal to acquire the Leekfrith Torcs, believed to be the earliest example of Iron Age gold ever discovered in Britain.

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November 2017

Last chance to view Inside

Staff from the Charity team as well as Communications and Marketing, visited the Koestler Trust’s Inside exhibition at the Southbank Centre, London.

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Make Your Mark Makes its Mark

The fourth edition of Make Your Mark, the UK’s biggest careers event for apprentices and students of jewellery and allied trades, proved a resounding success

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Make Your Mark Awards

Winners of the Make Your Mark Awards were announced at a drinks reception at Goldsmiths’ Hall on Tuesday 31 October 2017.

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October 2017

September 2017

HMS Prince of Wales Named in Rosyth

HMS Prince of Wales, the second of the Royal Navy’s two future flagships being built by the Aircraft Carrier Alliance, was officially named on Friday 8 September during a ceremony in Rosyth, Scotland.

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August 2017

July 2017

June 2017

New Designers Goldsmiths’ Company Award Winners

The New Designers Goldsmiths’ Company Awards were announced at the Business Design Centre, Islington on 28 June. The Goldsmiths’ Company is a leading sponsor of New Designers, the UK’s principal showcase of creative and innovative work from design graduates.

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Goldsmiths' Fair 2017

26 September – 1 October and 3 – 8 October 2017: this autumn sees the highly anticipated return of an ever more stylish Goldsmiths’ Fair.

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May 2017

Romeo and Juliet

A new version of classic Shakespeare play Romeo and Juliet for primary schools is the latest addition to the National Theatre’s On Demand in Schools service, which is supported by the Goldsmiths' Company Charity.

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Trial of the Pyx: Verdict

The Verdicts of the Trial of the Pyx were delivered by the Goldsmiths’ Company Clerk and Chief Executive, Sir David Reddaway, at Goldsmiths’ Hall on Friday 28 April.

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April 2017

Rosemary Ransome Wallis

Rosemary Ransome Wallis has stepped down from her role as Art Director and Curator for the Company after 45 years of service. Rosemary was first appointed in 1972 as Curator of Collections and Secretary to the Modern Plate Committee.

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March 2017

February 2017

Binney & Exhibitioners’ Reception

The Binney & Exhibitioners’ Reception was held at Goldsmiths’ Hall on Tuesday 21 February, honouring the Binney public bravery award winners as well as the Company’s grant recipients.

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New Grand National Trophy Unveiled

The 2017 Randox Health Grand National Trophy by artist silversmith Shannon O’Neill, whose work features in the Goldsmiths’ Company Collection, was unveiled at the Weights Reception, Victoria and Albert Museum, London on Tuesday 14 February.

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January 2017

December 2016

November 2016

Remembrance Day

The bronze war memorial at Goldsmiths' Hall records the names of those members of staff who left to serve their country in World War One, including two who received medals on active service and the five who were killed.

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October 2016

September 2016

New addition to the Library

The Goldsmiths’ Company is delighted to announce a new addition to its Library holdings: a 17th century goldsmith’s ledger previously held in a private collection.

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August 2016

July 2016

The Bridges Grant

The Goldsmiths’ Company Wardens are delighted to support RAPt (the Rehabilitation for Addicted Prisoners Trust)

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June 2016

Young Designer Competition

Jacobs the Jewellers, the Bishopsland Educational Trust, together with sponsors the Goldsmiths’ Company and HS Walsh, announced the Young Designer exhibition competition winners on Monday 27 June.

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May 2016

New Prime Warden

The Annual Prime Warden's Changeover Service on 18 May marked the inauguration of Michael Wainwright as the new Prime Warden

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April 2016

A Woman Goldsmith?

Eliza Godfrey’s workshop produced high-quality silver and although women were apprenticed through the Goldsmiths’ Company over the centuries, until recent times it was a relatively small number, and most were not practising goldsmiths.

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March 2016

Goldsmiths' Fair 2016 Exhibitors Announced

The full list of exhibitors selected for Goldsmiths’ Fair 2016 have been announced! 150 of almost 400 candidates have been selected for the 34th Goldsmiths’ Fair to be held from 27 September to 9 October.

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February 2016

The Assay Office Opens a Facility at Graff Diamonds

The Goldsmiths’ Company Assay Office is delighted to announce the opening of its first hallmarking facility located within a retail jeweller. Opened at the beginning of November 2015, the in-house assay office is located within a purpose built facility at Graff’s London workshop and has its own dedicated member of the Goldsmiths’ Company Assay Office.

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A New Generation of Apprentices

The Library staff have been helping a new generation of apprentices to hone their skills, providing some targeted research sessions in partnership with the Goldsmiths’ Centre.

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