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.



Light and Darkness in the City: A Lighting Vision for the City of London

Wednesday 28 February
17:30 – 20:00 

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The City of London Corporation together with lighting designers Speirs and Major, are presenting the first Lighting Strategy developed for the Square Mile. The strategy combines holistic, creative and smart ways of balancing light and darkness, meeting the City’s functional and aesthetic needs.

The event will provide the opportunity for a discussion on how we can re-imagine the City after dark, followed by a walking tour of some of the City's famous and less well known landmarks.

For more information about the City Lighting Strategy and its public consultation visit their website or get in touch


City Streets: Panel Talk

Thursday 1 March
18:00 - 19:30

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Join Peter Murray (Chairman of The City Centre and New London Architecture) for an evening of debate and discussion exploring the past, present and future of transport and streets in the City.
This event is the first of The City Centre’s new quarterly City Briefings. We will hear from Chris Hayward, the City of London Corporation’s Planning and Transportation Committee Chairman, about the upcoming Transport Strategy followed by a panel discussion with industry leaders from the public and private sectors who will discuss how we can deliver healthy streets as part of the Mayor of London’s wider strategy.

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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