Click here to view previous visits

18 February 2020Armourers' Hall
05 March 2020The Foundling Museum
27 April 2020Walking tour of Brixton followed by lunch at The Clink (Brixton Prison)
19 May 2020Eltham Palace
17 June 2020Postal Museum & Mail Rail
15 July 2020Parham House and Gardens
09 September 2020Legal walking tour and Royal Courts of Justice
06 October 2020Shakespeare's London, Globe Theatre & Sam Wanamaker theatre

Click on a row and scroll to display more details about the Visit

Armourers' Hall
Tuesday 18 February 2020

Armourers’ Hall is a striking Georgian building built in the neo-Palladian style just a short walk from Bank Station and seconds away from Moorgate.  It is one of the few livery halls to have escaped The Blitz and is the home of The Armourers’ & Brasiers’ Company, founded in 1322.

Our morning tour is conducted by the Clerk and last about 90 minutes.  He will talk on Livery Companies in general (the Armourers' and Brasiers’ in particular), as well as the present Hall and the history and role of armour in medieval warfare.   Artefacts include a portrait of the infamous Ann Vavasour, as well as armour and clocks etc.

The cost of the tour is £25.00 and the booking form can be downloaded here.