It has become traditional for the Clockmakers’ Company to hold the ceremony of the Installation of the new Master and the Wardens at Painters’ Hall, 9 Little Trinity Lane, London EC4V 2AD in late January or early February. The ceremony is followed by a short procession down Trinity Lane to the church of St James’ Garlickhythe, where Evensong is conducted by the Master’s Chaplain, The Reverend Hugh Bearn, Chaplain to The Queen, and The Priest-in-charge, the Reverend Guy Treweek. 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, where the Master’s chosen guest of honour proposes the toast of the new Master and makes an appropriate speech.
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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.
HMS Protector “Ice Breaker” Christmas 2016
The Livery Briefing – Dec 2016
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.