The guildhall is a picturesque half-timbered building.
The guildhall is formed from part of the Priory.
Shakespeare may have attended the grammar school attached to the old guildhall in Church Street.
At any rate, he spoke at Guildhall on Lord Mayor's Day in a worthy manner; admitting that the growth of the German navy was a main factor in British construction, and pointing out that no power was better able to bear the strain or less likely to fail than Great Britain.
Meanwhile Mr. Churchill heartened his countrymen by patriotic speeches at a nonparty meeting in the London Opera House in Sept., and at Guildhall in November.