Goldsmiths’ Co. to take ownership of building later this month.
The Goldsmiths’ Company has announced that it is one step closer to the opening of its innovative Goldsmiths’ Centre in the Farringdon area of London, close to Hatton Garden.
A release from the Goldsmiths’ Company said: “We are pleased to report that after a lot of hard work and dedication, the new Goldsmiths’ Centre is nearing completion. We expect to take ownership of the building from Monday 23rd of January.”
The Company has said the charity-led education space, that also houses studios and a a conference and exhibition area looks “amazing”, with all of its workshop and studio space now under offer from designers and companies hoping to use the building as a base.
A number of post-graduate students will begin studies at the centre in February. It’s exhibition space will also play host to a number of shows in the coming months.
In April there will be an exhibition called Masters & Apprentices, coinciding with the official opening of the centre, focusing on the redevelopment of the site and the charity’s work with young people.
In June there will be a celebration of the Diamond Jubilee, with a show produced by the Association for Contemporary Jewellery, and in July the space will be used as a selling exhibition of contemporary silverware during British Silver Week, showcasing designers from the UK and Europe.