|The newly-restored Richard Hoggart Building|
Members of the public will be given the opportunity to explore and absorb some of the rich architectural history of Goldsmiths, University of London when it opens its doors as part of the 2014 Open House London event on Saturday 20 September (10am – 4pm (last tour 3pm).
Goldsmiths’ Richard Hoggart Building is amongst more than 800 buildings across London taking part in the free Open House event, run by Open-City.
The 160-year-old Richard Hoggart Building will open to reveal its architectural and naval history, as Goldsmiths invites visitors to wander through corridors which over the years have been host to some of the world’s leading creative thinkers, artists, musicians and designers.
Liz Bromley, Registrar and Secretary of Goldsmiths, said: "We are proud to open our doors to our local community and invite visitors to explore a place deeply rooted in the history of New Cross and the Borough of Lewisham.
“We have transformed our campus over the past two years with a view to making our staff and student experience the best it can possibly be. Open House London is a chance for the local community to get involved and see how our iconic Richard Hoggart Building has transformed into a modern and creative space for everyone.”