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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.

PANCAKE RACES at GUILDHALL,
28 Feb 2017 at 11:00
Guildhall Yard
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PAST STEWARDS’ DINNER,
08 Mar 2017 at 18:45
Wax Chandlers' Hall EC2V 7AD
This year's Dinner for Past and Serving Stewards will be at Wax Chandlers' Hall. The Master invites Past Stewards and their partners or a guest to join him for the annual reunion of Past Stewards. Bookings are being taken up to 24th February. More information »

LORD MAYOR'S GALA CONCERT at St Paul's Cathedral,
14 Mar 2017 at 19:00
St Paul's Cathedral
The Rt Hon The Lord Mayor, Alderman Dr Andrew Parmley, Honorary Liveryman of the Clockmakers' Company, is giving a special organ recital concert at 7 pm on Tuesday 14th March 2017 in St Paul's Cathedral with the cathedral choir. It is in aid of the Lord Mayor's Appeal. This promises to be a superb performance which all Clockmaker music lovers should not miss! The flyer for the event with all information and booking details is on this link. More information »

UNITED GUILDS SERVICE & Lunch for Liverymen,
31 Mar 2017 at 11:15
St Paul's Cathedral & LUNCH TBA
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LADY DAY ADMISSIONS COURT Luncheon,
11 Apr 2017 at 13:00
Carpenters' Hall
The Admissions Court commences at 12.00 hrs following the Court meeting at Carpenters' Hall. Luncheon will be at 1.00pm. The Master and Wardens invite Liverymen and Freemen and their guests to join them at Luncheon to welcome new Freemen and Liverymen who have been admitted to the Company as well as other Court Guests. More information »

363rd Festival Service of the Sons of the Clergy,
09 May 2017 at 16:30
St Paul's Cathedral
A spectacular Festival Service celebrating the ministry of the Anglican clergy and work of Sons & Friends at St Paul's Cathedral This year's preacher will be The Most Reverend and Right Honourable The Lord Archbishop of York. The Choir of St Paul's will be joined by the choirs of Chichester and Chester Cathedrals. Contact the Clerk for free tickets ASAP

Midsummer Court,
27 Jun 2017 at 10:30
Wax Chandlers' Hall
and a private lunch for the Court.

MICHAELMAS COURT DINNER & HARRISON LECTURE,
28 Sep 2017 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. Full details and the Application Form are available here.

LIVERY DINNER at Draper's Hall,
14 Nov 2017 at 19:00
Draper's Hall
Our Livery Dinner this year will be in the splendid surroundings of The Draper's Hall.

CLOCKMAKERS' CAROL SERVICE,
11 Dec 2017 at 18:30

Our Carol Service will be on Monday 11th December. Further details will be posted in September. More information »

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

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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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Installation of the new Master – Photos

Roy Harris was installed as the new Master on 24th January 2017. Click this link to see a selection of photographs taken at the event

Gala Concert at St Paul’s Cathedral – Tue 14th March

The Rt Hon The Lord Mayor, Alderman Dr Andrew Parmley, Honorary Liveryman of the Clockmakers' Company, is giving a special organ recital concert at 7 pm on Tuesday 14th March 2017 in St Paul's Cathedral with the cathedral choir. It is in aid of the Lord Mayor's Appeal. This promises to be a superb performance which all Clockmaker music lovers should not miss! The flyer for the event with all information and booking details is on this link.

Brigantes Breakfast in Liverpool 26 July 2017

Please follow this link for The Brigantes Breakfast for Liverymen of the City of London at St Georges Hall, Liverpool, on 26th July 2017 - 1200 for 1230, and here's the Booking Form.

The Livery Briefing – Dec 2016

The Chairman of The Livery Committee published his latest Livery Briefing in December which members of the Company may find both useful and informative. Click the link.

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.

National Benevolent Society of Watch & Clock Makers

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.

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