Plan your visit

Getting here

St Paul’s (2-minutes walk)
Mansion House (6-minute walk)
Bank (7-minute walk)
City Thameslink (9-minute walk).
Bike-hire is available on Cheapside.
Several bus routes stop near St Paul’s Cathedral – see for details.

Entrance and Exit

Please enter the Fair via our Foster Lane entrance. Please be aware that there may be a queue to regulate numbers within the building.

You will need to show your ticket on arrival. Please try to arrive within you allocated entry time. Your timed entry is valid for two and a half hours and admittance after the stated time may not be possible.

Disability access

Disabled access to the Hall is via a street level lift on Carey Lane bringing users up to the Ground Floor. Anyone requiring this service should ring the bell by the doorway on Carey Lane and Hall or Security staff will come to assist as required.

From there a second lift goes from the Ground Floor to the Public Rooms on the first floor. A disabled toilet is situated beside the Ground Floor lift on the Ground Floor.

Staying Safe

If you or anyone you live with has COVID-19 symptoms, or if you have recently been in contact with someone who has COVID-19, we ask that you please postpone your visit to the Fair.

Timed ticketing will be in place at this year’s Fair to manage visitor numbers to the Hall and ensure you have the best experience possible.

Contact-free temperature checks for all visitors, exhibitors and staff will take place as you enter the Hall. If you show a temperature higher than 38 degrees, you and your party may be unable to enter the Fair.

An official NHS QR code will be displayed on arrival for you to check in with the NHS COVID-19 App.

There will be reduced cloakroom facilities during the Fair so please only bring one small bag per person. Please don’t bring large bags or luggage with you as these cannot be brought into the Hall.

The Goldsmiths’ Company requests face coverings are to be worn during your visit to Goldsmiths’ Hall, unless you are exempt.

Please take care of yourself and others by keeping a safe distance from people in the Hall during your visit.

We ask you to use the hand sanitiser provided as you enter the Hall. Sanitiser can also be found throughout the building.

Goldsmiths’ Hall is sanitised and professionally cleaned on a regular basis by our on-site cleaning team.

NHS Test and Trace

Goldsmiths’ Fair is required to request contact details for every visitor aged 16 and over to support NHS Test and Trace. The data you provide will be held securely for 21 days after the date of your visit and will only be shared with NHS Test and Trace if requested, to help prevent the spread of coronavirus.

Further information can be found in our privacy notice.

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