The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom

Supreme Court
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The Supreme Court is the final court of appeal in the UK for civil cases, and for criminal cases from England, Wales and Northern Ireland. It hears cases of the greatest public or constitutional importance affecting the whole population. It is situated in a Grade II listed heritage site of the former Middlesex Guildhall.

Venue Type:

Heritage site

Opening hours

9.30am to 4.30pm (last entry)

Admission charges

Free entry.
Friday architectural tours are £7 p/p or £5 p/p concession

Additional info

Free admission, café and toilets, wheelchair accessible

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MT09 Makes the News, HM Prison Rye Hill, 2016

PAPERWORK: Art exhibition curated by the Koestler Trust at UK Supreme Court

  • 3 August — 30 September 2016 *on now

The display draws upon over 6,500 entries to this year’s Koestler Awards, an annual scheme that has been recognising artistic achievement in the criminal justice and secure sectors for 54 years. The selected artworks explore the creative ways paper (a material integral to the workings of the legal system), has been re-imagined and re-worked by Koestler entrants in prison, serving community sentences or in secure psychiatric care. As part of its collaboration with Victim Support for this exhibition, the Koestler Trust invited people who had been affected by crime to respond to some of the artworks. Their responses are displayed within the exhibition. Works from the exhibition are available for sale, with proceeds supporting the work of both the Koestler Trust and Victim Support.

Suitable for

  • Any age


The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom
Parliament Square
Greater London




0207 960 1900

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