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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.

LIVERY DINNER,
20 Nov 2018 at 19:00
Plaisterers' Hall
The Master and Wardens invite all members and their guests to join them at this year's Livery Dinner that will be held in Plaisterers' Hall. Bookings can be made using the attached Application Form. More information »

DINGWALL BELOE LECTURE,
22 Nov 2018 at 17:30
BP Lecture Theatre, British Museum
This event was founded with funds bequeathed to the British Museum by Eric Dingwall, formerly Assistant Keeper of Printed Books in the British Library, and to the Clockmakers’ Company by noted horological collector Reginald Beloe. It is intended that these annual lectures should make new contributions to our understanding of the history of horology, at an international level. Tickets are free but booking is essential. More information »

CLOCKMAKERS' CAROL SERVICE,
10 Dec 2018 at 18:30

Our Carol Service will be on Monday 10th December at St Sepulchre Without Newgate Church. The Service is followed by supper in the Church. All Liverymen and Freemen are welcome to invite guests. Not yet open for booking.  

INSTALLATION COURT, Choral Evensong, and Dinner,
22 Jan 2019 at 17:15
Painters' Hall & St James Garlickhythe
The ceremony of the Installation of the new Master and the Wardens takes place at Painters' Hall. It is followed by a short procession to the church of St James’ Garlickhythe, where Evensong is conducted by the Master’s Chaplain, The Reverend Hugh Bearn, Chaplain to The Queen. After the Service, the assembly, led by the Master and Court, processes back to Painters’ Hall for a reception and formal dinner in the Painters’ Livery Hall. Not open for booking yet.

PAST STEWARDS’ DINNER,
12 Mar 2019 at 18:45
HQS Wellington WC2R 2PN
The 2019 Dinner for Past and Serving Stewards will be at HQS Wellington. The Master and Wardens will be inviting Past Stewards and their partners or a guest to join them for the annual reunion of Past Stewards.

LADY DAY COURT Luncheon,
10 Apr 2019 at 13:00
Carpenters' Hall
Admissions Court commences at 12.00 noon. The new Freemen and Liverymen will be welcomed into the Company by the Master at Lunch after the Admissions Court. Freemen and Liverymen are welcome to bring guests.

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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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Anna Rolls appointed Curator

On behalf of the Clockmakers’ Charity, the Master is delighted to announce the appointment of Anna Rolls as Curator of the Clockmakers’ Collection; a new role that has been established following Past Master Sir George White’s decision not to seek re-election as Keeper of the Collection in September, after more than thirty years’ Service. Click the link for all information..

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.

Training to be a Clockmaker?

The Clockmakers of London

New 88 page edition of “The Clockmakers of London” now published by Sir George White, with substantially revised text and a large number of stunning new illustrations. Read more about it  …. & you can buy it for £15 on this link.