Lunchtime Model Talks

Every Friday


Free tickets available here


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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Archikids at The City Centre

Saturday, 22 and Sunday, 23 July
11.00 - 16.00

Free event, sign up on the day at Museum of London

The City Centre have teamed up with the Museum of London and Open City to take part in Archikids a weekend of family activities in the square mile. Families can sign up on the day at the Museum of London for a fun-filled tour of the area around St Paul's Cathedral and Cheapside led by Lettie Mckie. Kids will be given an i-spy activity sheet to complete on the walk which ends at The City Centre.

These 30 Minute walks will be happening throughout the day then participating families can stay on at The City Centre to attend a workshop inspired by the City of London model. Families will get the chance to help us create a giant collage of the City's future skyline using the colourful craft materials provided.



Engineering Academy: Building the Future of London’s Built Environment

Monday, 7 - Friday, 11 August



Calling all young people with an interest in engineering in the Built Environment.

If you’re considering pursuing a career in engineering, are interested in the construction industry or just want to find out more about how to have a voice in the development of your city then The City Centre’s Engineering Academy is where you need to be this August.

Through a range of hands-on practical activities such as design, maths and construction challenges as well as inspiring trips to new developments you will have a fun, inspiring and creative chance to learn more about Engineering in the Built Environment.

You will get access to our scale model of the City of London and the chance to meet professionals from across the industry who can give advice on CVs, study routes and university applications. This course will challenge you to work like a real structural or civil engineer; think strategically, problem-solve and work as a team to respond to tasks set.

You will learn about the key issues in the city that affect you. You will come up with original ideas, design solutions to real life building problems and extend your knowledge of how Engineers are integral to turning building designs into reality.

To apply download the expression of interest form and return it to us by Friday 28th July. For more information or to send us your form email the Head of Learning,

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. 


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

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