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.
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.
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.
16 March 2020
2020 Treason, Trial and Error 400 Years of Newgate Prison and The Old Bailey Monday to Wednesday 16th – 18th March 2020 (3 Nights) Supporting The Sheriffs’ & Recorder’s Fund helping ex-Offenders and PAN Intercultural Arts helping victims of Human Trafficking To be held in The Iconic No. 1 Court, Central Criminal Court, Old Bailey, London […]
08 January 2020
On Wednesday 8th January internationally acclaimed singer, pianist and entertainer Joe Stilgoe brings his smash hit show to Guildhall School. Songs on Film pays tribute to much-loved movies as self-confessed film buff Joe raids his own collection.
22 December 2019
On 22nd December, the St Bride's Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols offers the only chance during the season to hear the full range of readings in the form of service devised by Eric Milner-White for King's College, Cambridge in 1918.
04 December 2019
St Bride's Church are holding their 23rd Annual Carol Concert on the evening of 4th December 2019. This is a wonderful opportunity to come together with friends and colleagues to hear the famous St Bride’s Choir sing some uplifting carols.
29 November 2019
Cockpit Arts Winter Open Studios Exclusive festive shopping with London’s top makers Holborn 29th November to 1st December. Deptford 6th December to 8th December. Our celebrated Winter Open Studios brings you the chance to meet and shop directly with over 140 of London’s finest makers during two weekends. This twice-yearly shopping event is the only […]
08 November 2019
Handmade Chelsea is an annual contemporary craft and design fair at the beautiful Chelsea Old Town Hall. Taking place over three days from Friday 8 – Sunday 10 November 2019, the event will celebrate the best in high-end design and craftsmanship.
22 November 2019
Register of Professional Turner member, Colin Norgate will be exhibiting his stunning wood turned work at Craft in Focus in the beautiful Winchester Guildhall over the weekend of the 22nd November. Visit Colin and purchase from a stunning treasure trove of original and affordable crafts.