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September 2019

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June 2019

Eight schools to compete in the first-ever Goldsmiths’ Company Community Engagement Awards

Out of 40 original entrants, eight finalists have been selected from regional heats in London and Greater Manchester, to compete in the finals at Goldsmiths’ Hall on the 25th June 2019. The awards celebrate the positive impact schools and their students have had in their local communities through charitable and voluntary initiatives. The Goldsmiths' Company Community Engagement Awards was an initiative set up by former Prime Warden Judith Cobham-Lowe OBE.

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Interview with Coin Expert James Morton

Coin specialist James Morton talks about the limited edition set of gold commemorative Queen Elizabeth II Coronation coins from 1953, which are part of The Goldsmiths’ Company’s Collection.

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May 2019

Dr Timothy Schroder Becomes Prime Warden For A Second Term

The Goldsmiths’ Company is pleased to announce that Dr Timothy Schroder has been elected Prime Warden. Dr Schroder, who previously served in the role during 2015-16, is the first Prime Warden to be appointed for a second term since 1951, when Walter Godfrey Allen served two consecutive years.

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London Craft Week

Goldsmiths’ Fair and The Goldsmiths’ Centre will be hosting a series of events during London Craft Week (8 May – 12 May).

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March 2019

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December 2018

Wendy Ramshaw (1939 - 2018)

Distinguished jeweller, ceramicist, sculptor and Liveryman of the Goldsmiths' Company, Wendy Ramshaw CBE RDI passed away on Sunday 9th December after a long illness.

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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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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

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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