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.



Workshop for Young People aged 14-19yrs: Architectural Drawing Masterclass

Saturday 27 January
11:00 - 15:00 

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Drawing is one of the most important skill an architect needs. Even with innovations such as Computer Assisted Design, digital models, 3D printers and laser cutters professionals still don't underestimate the usefulness of traditional drawing skills in helping them to articulate and realise their designs.

In this half-day workshop at The City Centre you will get to work with a trained architect to expand your understanding of how to create detailed architectural drawings and hone your own technique, adding to your portfolio as you go along.


Family Workshop: Architecture Explorers

Monday 12 February 
11:30 – 15:30

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Families with young children can visit the Charterhouse and The City Centre this February half-term to explore all things architecture. Discover the changing face of London by exploring the City Centre's interactive architectural model showing the architecture of the square mile past, present and future. Continue your adventures with a family tour of the city ending at the Charterhouse for a hands-on workshop creating your own ideas for a future city. 

Meet at The City Centre for 11.30 start. Please bring a packed lunch to eat before moving on to a tour of The City which will end at the Charterhouse, EC1M 6AN.

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*Suitable for ages 6+
all children must be accompanied by an adult

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 

The City Centre is managed by Pipers on behalf of the City of London Corporation
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