Clockmakers’ Events Calendar

Note: WCC members can click the links for further details
and click here if you are seeking somewhere to stay the night in London.

06 Mar 2018 at 18:45
HQS Wellington WC2R 2PN
This year's Dinner for Past and Serving Stewards will be at HQS Wellington. The Master and Wardens invite Past Stewards and their partners or a guest to join them for the annual reunion of Past Stewards. More information »

UNITED GUILDS SERVICE & Lunch for Liverymen,
16 Mar 2018 at 11:15
St Paul's Cathedral & LUNCH TBA
Liverymen may apply to attend this year's Service followed by Lunch in Pewterers' Hall. Open for bookings from January 2018. More information »

10 Apr 2018 at 13:00
Carpenters' Hall
Admissions Court commences about 12 noon

364th Festival Service of the Sons of the Clergy,
08 May 2018 at 16:30
St Paul's Cathedral
Details to be issued later

ELECTION of SHERIFFS & lunch for Liverymen,
25 Jun 2018 at 11:00
Guildhall & Pewterers' Hall
The Livery (Liverymen since 31st May 2017) are summoned to Guildhall for the election of Sheriffs. No Alderman can offer himself to the Livery for election to the Mayoralty unless he has served the office of Sheriff. The Election will be followed by a Lunch in Pewterers' Hall, by kind invitation of the Master Pewterer - cost of the Lunch and booking details to follow.

Midsummer Court,
26 Jun 2018 at 10:30
Watermen's Hall EC3R 8EF
and a private lunch for the Court.

17 Jul 2018 at 18:00

The annual lecture is organised in rotation by the Clockmakers, the Lightmongers, The Spectacle Makers and the Scientific Instrument Makers. This year's lecture is being organised by the Worshipful Company of Lightmongers

25 Sep 2018 at 18:30
Clothworkers' Hall
All Liverymen and Freemen are invited to attend the annual Harrison Lecture followed by the Michaelmas Court Dinner in Clothworkers' Hall. The Lecture is preceded by an Admissions Court at 5.15pm when new Freemen will be admitted and Freemen elevated to the Livery.

ELECTION OF LORD MAYOR & lunch for Liverymen,
28 Sep 2018 at 11:00
Guildhall & Pewterers' Hall
Details to follow

20 Nov 2018 at 19:00
Plaisterers' Hall
Details to follow

Overnight at Vintners Click here for more suggestions re B&B & less expensive hotel accommodation in London

A central London bed from under £35 a night?

You could try searching this site for hotels, although likely to be more expensive.

Beautiful Spring Day at St. Katharine's

You could stay at The Royal Foundation of St Katharine – click the image for all information

Members of The City Livery Club can stay at The Little Ship Club in Bell Wharf Lane EC4R 3TB – click the image for all information

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about The City Livery Club

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2017: an outstanding year for horology students

Each year, the George Daniels’ Educational Trust (GDET) provides financial assistance to students and apprentices who are training to become watch or clock makers. For 2017, the exams are now over. Click here to read about some of the outstanding results that have been achieved.

Antiquarian Horological Society (AHS) Lectures

A formal affiliation was signed in 2014 between the WCC and the AHS. WCC Liverymen and Freemen are encouraged to attend the excellent AHS Lectures, which are free to WCC members and include teas before and wine afterwards, so are very social and interesting events. List of forthcoming lectures in London is on the AHS site.

The Hain Sanders Research / Personal Development Award

The Clockmakers’ Company recently launched The Hain Sanders Research / Personal Development Award, the purpose of which is to assist professional clockmakers and watchmakers in the learning of new skills or enhancing their personal development, and to support scientists researching the measurement of time or a closely related project. Click here for the application form.

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