Whether it’s Roman antiquities, Pre-Raphaelite art, classical music, experimental theatre, cutting edge photography or contemporary dance, you could find a different cultural highlight for every day of the year.
Clerkenwell Design Week
The Museum of London have announced a record breaking funding award from the City of London Corporation and The Mayor of London for their relocation to the currently derelict buildings at Smithfield Market. This will be transformational for the immediate area and adds another major cultural landmark to the plethora surrounding Barts Square. Set to open in 2024, the museum expects to welcome in excess of 2 million visitors per year to its 9,500 sq ft of gallery and exhibition space.
Museum of London
The Museum of London has announced it is on its way to completing its much anticipated move from the current site at London Wall to its new home at West Smithfield. Set to occupy former Smithfield Market buildings, the new museum will open to the public in 2024.
World renowned for art and design, the streets around Barts Square also boast some of the capital’s best art, music, theatre and museums. Craft Central, for example, is a vibrant community of craftspeople and designer-makers including jewellers, goldsmiths, silversmiths, theatrical costumiers, and many more.
The Goldsmiths’ Centre
London is a cultural capital – a city brimming with creative industries and the home to many of the world’s finest finest art collections, orchestras and theatres. Barts Square is perfectly positioned to enjoy many of the city’s cultural highlights by foot.
But its not just the globally known hotspots that are there to be enjoyed. There are some lesser known cultural gems just moments from Barts Square. Frameless Gallery, for example who were propelled into the limelight in 2011 with their groundbreaking exhibition “Breakfast in Tehran”. They have been at the cutting edge ever since, displaying work from emerging and established artists from all over the world.