The Centre for Solution Focused Practice

Visiting London

Within 10 minutes walk of BRIEF.

Barbican Centre

Currently the home of the London Symphony Orchestra and the Royal Shakespeare Company. Also houses a film theatre and a gallery.Click the link above to find out what is on.

Guildhall Art Gallery

Re-opened and re-housed (1999) collection. Pre-raphaelites and paintings with a London connection. 250 pictures on show at any time from the extensive collection.

Lloyds Building, Lime Street.

Rogers' home for a great financial institution attracts huge interest. "This is not a tower block . . . more like a vertical street . . . this building is functionally and aesthetically a living a breathing machine." (London: A Guide to Recent Architecture. Ellipsis: London: 1999)

Museum of London

The Museum of London is the world's largest urban history museum with 1.1 million objects and Europe's largest archaeological archive. The Museum's collections are its richest resource. They contain the material remains of London's vast, complex past and are an inspirational source of knowledge.

Saint Bartholomew the Great, Cloth Fair.

Originally a monastery, founded in 1123 by a courtier of Henry 1 in thanks for surviving malaria on a visit to Rome. "The most impressive Norman remains in Inner London after the Tower of London" (Simon Jenkins: England's Thousand Best Churches. Penguin Books: London: 2000)

Saint Paul's Cathedral

The cathedral is within easy walking distance of the Practice. Expect to have to pay if you want to visit.

Smithfield Market

BRIEF is just yards from the Market, a living, lively, busy, bustling coming and going.

Within 30 minutes' Walk of BRIEF.

Millennium Bridge

Walk across the bridge to the Tate Modern and Bankside.

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

The reconstructed-original Shakespearian theatre has both a programme of plays and a permanent exhibition.

Somerset House

Somerset House houses the Courtauld Gallery and the Gilbert Collection, whilst the enclosed plaza has already become one of London's exciting new reclaimed spaces.

South Bank Arts

Including the Royal Festival Hall, Hayward Gallery and Queen Elizabeth Hall. Find out what's on.

Tate Modern

The success story of London's millennium project - well apart from the London Eye that is. Late night Friday.

Monument

This marks the place where the Fire of London started in 1666 and is the world's tallest free standing stone column (202 ft high). Great views of the City. Open from 9.00 a.m. Monday to Friday

Whitechapel Art Gallery

Independently-minded and 'said to be' influential modern art gallery. Check web-site for exhibition programme.

Blog

Trains and Planes

Recently a course attender asked the question ‘so what do you do when the client’s best hopes are very specific – for example ‘I just want to get over my fear of flying’? Here is Chris Iveson’s wonderful response.

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