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Tours and talks

Free tours every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday

  • 12.15pm
  • 1.15pm
  • 2.15pm
  • 3.15pm

Combine a visit to the Gallery with a free tour of the highlights of the Art Collection, the Heritage Gallery and the Roman Amphitheatre, available every Friday. Tours are given by a qualified Guide and last approximately 45 minutes.

These short highlight tours are designed for individuals and small parties (under six); they are not intended for larger / organised groups. Group tours can be arranged separately, see below.

Echoes Across the Century Talks and Workshops

The Art Gallery will hold a number of lunchtime artist talks over the duration of the Echoes Across the Century exhibition.

Time: 1pm-2pm

Upcoming dates:

  • Friday 7 July

Pop in workshop

Join a FREE pop in workshop. To reserve a space, email

Group tours

You can arrange a bespoke guided tour or talk on individual works of art or aspects of the City of London collection for a fee of £105. A maximum of 25 people can attend a group guided tour. They last approximately 90 minutes.

For organised tours of London's Roman Amphitheatre please contact us on 020 7332 3700 or email

Audio Guides

Audio Guide handsets are available at the Gallery welcome desk. The Audio Guides take you around 19 IDentifier points in the Gallery and Roman Amphitheatre providing information on the artwork, object or artist.

The Guides are FREE to use.

Free London's Roman Amphitheatre tour

Free introductory tours of the amphitheatre with resident archaeologist Andrew Lane.

Find out more about one of the most important buildings in Roman London. No booking necessary, tours last approximately 40 minutes.


  • 12.15pm
  • 1.15pm
  • 2.15pm

Upcoming tours

  • Thursday 29 June 2017
  • Thursday 14 September 2017

Ask an Archaeologist

  • Fri 25 August - 6pm, 8pm
  • Sat 26 August - 11am, 1pm, 2.30pm, 4.30pm, 6pm, 8pm
  • Sun 27 August - 12noon, 2pm, 3.30pm, 5.30pm
  • Mon 28 August - 11am, 1pm, 2.30pm, 4.30pm

After you’ve witnessed the arena battles of Gladiator Games in Guildhall Yard, why not find out what life may have been really like? Guildhall Art Gallery’s resident archaeologist will be on hand to answer all your questions about Londinium and the discovery of the Amphitheatre. Sessions are available immediately before and after every Gladiator Games performance. FREE.

17 May 2012
Last Modified:
16 June 2017