09 January 2021
Temple Bar Trust and City of London Guides invite you to join them for series of live broadcast virtual walks around the City. Your guides are all experts in the City with a rich and varied mix of professional backgrounds.
11 January 2020
At Gresham College (free lectures since 1597) we are continuing to deliver lectures online in January 2021, and among the highlights will be Professor Chris Whitty on Medical Screening
25 February 2021
This course is designed to give participants an introduction to green woodworking using unseasoned wood straight from the log and hand tools. Suitable for all including: complete beginners, those who have carpentry experience but are new to green woodwork
Advent began at the end of November when worship was suspended during the lockdown. Now restrictions have eased, we are looking forward to welcoming visitors and worshippers to our programme of events as we prepare for Christmas.
13 December 2020
Liveryman Michael Maisey and others have turned some beautiful items and passed them onto local artists to add their own unique decoration. The auction will run until 13th December, proceeds going to Freedom From Torture.
21 October 2020
Jon’s recent book, "Around the World in 80 Trees" has been a surprise best-seller translated into 15 languages. He and Peter will talk about science, books, childhood botanical trips, the importance of the beauty of books...
27 October 2020
London Green Wood is a non-profit cooperative of woodworkers practising rural crafts in the city. Our aim is to encourage crafty-ness, creativity and self-reliance in everybody. Courses are available to book now.
12 October 2021
Our wonderful 'Wizardry in Wood' exhibition planned for October at Carpenters' Hall will be postponed. But we are delighted to let you know this has been re-scheduled for 12-16 October 2021 at the same venue.
30 September 2020
We are pleased to announce that Turners / Cockpit Arts awards winner 2017, Darren Appiagyei will be exhibiting at London Craft Week 2020, due to be held from September 30th to October 10th at various venues.
01 August 2020
Are you missing the Proms, Opera and concerts? If so, help is at hand from the Voces8 Foundation. A series of 10 concerts, ‘Live from London’ will be performed each Saturday evening beginning on Saturday 1 August.
14 November 2020
The Lord Mayor’s Show, one of the landmark events in the City of London’s calendar, has been reduced and redesigned this year, because of COVID-19 public health restrictions. It will now be held as a contained and televised spectacle in the historic Guildhall Yard on Saturday 14 November.
Information Technologists’ Court member, Author and Blogger Paul Jagger has embarked on a task to record various ‘Voices of the City’ encompassing the Livery and City governance. Listen to the podcasts here:
Three of the City’s Livery Halls offer an online virtual ’tour’ of their respective hall. While the tours aren’t guided, they do provide the opportunity to browse around the halls at leisure.
Covid-19 has changed our ministry at St Bride's in unexpected ways. Our worship has moved online with services at 11am & 5:30pm each Sunday. These are streamed live on Facebook, or are available on our website.
Unfortunately the Contemporary Spring Craft Fair which takes place at RHS Garden Wisley has been cancelled this year. They are therefore staging a virtual version, where you can visit all the makers from the comfort of your home.
24 April 2020
All London Greenwood courses and public events have been cancelled because of the current coronavirus pandemic. These will recommence once it's safe for everyone to take part again. In the meantime, they are running online courses.
10 April 2020
The current situation presents us all with difficult challenges. For St Bride's, public worship is not permitted at this crucial time in the church's year and our congregation and friends are isolated far and wide. Yet our spirit is not easily quenched and we have found new ways to connect.
30 April 2020
A London Craft Week event by the Heritage Crafts Association in collaboration with the VOCES8 Centre, St Anne & St Agnes Church, London on Thursday 30th April, in support of the endangered craft of musical instrument making.
27 February 2020
Collect, The International Art Fair for Modern Craft and Design is at Somerset House from 27 February to 1 March 2020. Over 40 galleries from the UK and around the world have been selected including Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust (QEST) supported by the Turners' Company.
For all those with a yearning to get carving, the best way to get involved in the Abney Park workshop is to join an Introduction to green woodwork course. After you have learnt the art, there are many more skills to develop. Read on to see how you can get carving.