Lunchtime Model Talks

Every Friday

Free Drop in Event


Free 20 minute introductory talks around the City of London's official architectural model of the square mile. One of our knowledgeable team will introduce the 1:500 scale interactive model, revealing what it teaches about the history, present and future of the City of London. Detailing every existing building and planned new development in the City the model is a fascinating record of its built environment, allowing a panoramic birds eye view of the area.


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A Smarter City: Winners Event

Thursday 7 December
18:00 - 20:30

Book your FREE space here


Over the past six months The City Centre has hosted a series of exhibitions and events as part of our ‘A Smarter City’ programme. We have focused on three themes; Smart Green Spaces, Smart Buildings and Smart Infrastructure in order to search for new ideas that could be taken forward and used within The City of London.

Join us at The City Centre for an evening of presentations from our competition winners Atkins, Schréder, BAMMomentum Transport and McGregor Coxall. Presentations will be followed by a Q&A session between the winners, jury and audience as well as drinks and networking. We will finish the evening with our esteemed jury announcing the overall winner of the A Smarter City ideas competition.

Click here for more information on the programme and shortlisted entries.  



Workshop for Young People: Architectural Photography Design Studio

Saturday 2 December
10:00 – 15:00 

Book your FREE space here

On an artist led tour of the City learn how to get the perfect photograph of the different historic and contemporary architectural styles you see. Improve your photographic skills and learn how to capture the rich heritage of the City as it changes around you. For young people aged 14-19yrs. 

Run by photographer Grant Smith

Please wear weather appropriate clothing

Participants should bring their own camera or smartphone however please let us know at the time of booking if you do not own one as we can lend you one.

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Past Events

The City Centre has an active programme of events, from City Walking Tours and Model Talks to events that celebrate the Built Environment and Green Infrastructure in The City.  

Click here for more information on our past events. 


* Concession tickets are available for City of London Corporation Staff and Students 

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