HODS 2021- ‘From Mansion House to Art House’.
Tour and talk, from Mansion House to Art House.
Visit 55 Westgate Road and enjoy the city’s oldest arts building. Take a tour of this unique town house that stands on the line of Hadrian’s Wall – Featured as ‘Assembly House’ on the ‘Corbridge Map’ of 1723. As a Mansion House, it was the centre of civic power in the 1680s , became the City’s 1st Assembly House, and later an important home. The building now stands as modernised in 1788.
Tour and talk ‘From Mansion House to Art House’.
Assembly House 55 Westgate Road
A seat of 17th and 18th Century power
A very special building a grand country house in the City, quite dull from Westgate Road but very different from a hidden courtyard.
Saturday 18 September: 11.00 & 14.00 hrs.
Booking opens: 28 August 2021 10:00
Booking closes: 11 September 2021 11:00
Un modernised historic building , sorry there is no wheelchair access.
This event will run in line with local & national government guidelines at the time of the festival.
Max 25 people per tour/session. 40 mins.
Contact for the day: Event Office 0191 2615618
How can people participate? Online & In Person
Assembly House, 55, Westgate Road, NE1 1SG/ Near the Central Station