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November 2018

October 2018

The Lord Mayor's Appeal

The Lord Mayor of London and the Lady Mayoress called at Goldsmiths’ Hall this morning as part of their annual tour of Livery Halls

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September 2018

Redecorating the Livery Hall

The existing Goldsmiths’ Hall was designed by Philip Hardwick and officially opened in 1835; it is the third Goldsmiths’ Hall on the site. Research and analysis informed proposals that were subsequently executed over two summer recesses by a team of skilled craftsmen and decorators.

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August 2018

July 2018

June 2018

Goldsmiths' Fair 2018

Now in its 36th year, Goldsmiths’ Fair has built a solid reputation as the foremost destination for precious metal fine jewellery and contemporary silver.

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May 2018

April 2018

March 2018

February 2018

Charity Reception

We were delighted to welcome grant recipients from the Goldsmiths' Company Charity to Goldsmiths' Hall this week.

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Women and The Goldsmiths' Company

As this month marks the centenary of the 1918 Representation of the People Act, the law that gave the first women the right to vote in the UK, we look back at the history of women in the Goldsmiths’ Company.

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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

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