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Guildhall School is located in the heart of London, one of the most exciting cities in the world. Training in music, drama and production arts in this culturally-rich and dynamic environment is a unique experience.
With West End theatres, the Southbank Centre, Covent Garden’s Royal Opera House all close by, Guildhall has an array of world-renowned cultural institutions on its doorstep.
As a student, you will be entitled to concessions on virtually all entertainment tickets, plus discounts for shops, restaurants and public transport. For students from abroad, we provide guided tours and excursions to help you find your way around. Other major European cities are easily accessible by train or plane.
Discover our students' London Stories
Electronic & Produced Music student Jenny, talks through what life is like living in the world's creative capital. Take a trip through East London, exploring student hotspots such as Brick Lane and Rough Trade.
Our campus is situated in a vibrant cultural hotspot in the City of London. The area is a major destination for culture and creativity, from Guildhall School and the adjacent Barbican Centre to LSO St Luke’s and the Museum of London. The neighbourhood offers a range of impressive performance and exhibition spaces all within walking distance, and exciting collaborative opportunities. Nestled on the edge of the popular areas of Shoreditch and Clerkenwell, we are close to some of London’s most famous landmarks, including St Paul’s Cathedral, the Gherkin and the Shard.