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Clockmakers’ Events Calendar

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ELECTION of SHERIFFS & lunch for Liverymen,
24 Jun 2019 at 11:00
Guildhall & Pewterers' Hall
The Livery (Liverymen since 31st May 2018) 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 & Private Court Lunch,
25 Jun 2019 at 10:30
Watermen's Hall EC3R 8EF
and a private lunch for the Court.

FOUR LIVERIES LECTURE,
12 Sep 2019 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 Spectacle Makers and will take place in Painter-Stainers' Hall More information »

MICHAELMAS COURT Dinner & Harrison Lecture,
01 Oct 2019 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.

LIVERY DINNER,
05 Nov 2019 at 19:00
Merchant Taylors' Hall
The Master and Wardens look forward to inviting all members and their guests to join them at the Clockmakers' Livery Dinner that will be held in Merchant Taylors' Hall. Further details will be made available once this event is open for booking.

GEORGE DANIELS LECTURE,
27 Nov 2019 at 18:30
City University
The George Daniels Lecture 2019 will be held at City University, London on Wednesday 27 Nov 2019 at 1830. The title of the lecture this year, and invitations to it, will be issued by City University.

DINGWALL BELOE LECTURE,
28 Nov 2019 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.

CLOCKMAKERS' CAROL SERVICE,
05 Dec 2019 at 18:30
St James Garlickhythe
Our Carol Service will be on Thursday 5th December 2019 at St James Garlickhythe. The Service is followed by supper in the Church. All Liverymen and Freemen are welcome to invite guests.

 

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Training to be a Clockmaker?

If you are looking for information about the training opportunities for a career in clock and watchmaking, the George Daniels Educational Trust Advisory Committee produces A Helping Hand for Students to help students. Further details can be obtained through the Secretary: secretary@gdetac.org

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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