The 2017 programme is now past. We will be launching the 2018 programme on 21st August.

  • St John's Smith Square
  • Inside the Concert Hall
  • St John's Smith Square: Building Detail
  • St John's Smith Square: Building Detail
  • Starburst in Smith Square
  • The Sainsbury Klais Organ
  • The Towers of 'Queen Anne's Footstool'
  • The East Side of the Square

St John's Smith Square

Thomas Archer

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Smith Square, SW1P 3HA
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Full disabled access, Refreshments, Toilets, Partial disabled access
A rare example of Thomas Archer's work and a masterpiece of English Baroque, this was originally dubbed Queen Anne's Footstool. A Grade I listed building, restored by Marshall Sisson after extensive bombing damage, now a busy concert hall.

Design

Original design
Thomas Archer, 1714
Restoration
Marshall Sisson, 1969
Type
Concert/performance space, Religious
Period
Georgian