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Officers of the Company

The Clerk: is the executive officer of the Company and supported by the Assistant Clerk is responsible for all administrative matters deputed to him by the Court, its Committees and Advisory Panels. The Clerk is in attendance at all Committees.

Beadle: The Company does not currently have its own Beadle. Where necessary Beadles from other Companies are employed.

The Keeper of the Library and Collection: is responsible for the Company’s collection of books, clocks and watches which are currently housed in the Guildhall Library.

Honorary Librarian: a post held, by custom, by the Director of Libraries and Archives, at Guildhall, who is directly responsible to his own Chairman of the Library Committee of the Corporation. The City of London Corporation, by joint agreement, is responsible for housing the Clockmakers Library at Guildhall and for its security.

The Keeper of the Silver:- an honorary post appointed by the Court and responsible for the Company’s Silver and Regalia.

The Master’s Chaplain:- The Reverend Hugh Bearn was appointed Master’s Chaplain in 2010.  Hugh is a Freeman of the Clockmakers’ Company; an old Anselmian and former military chaplain; Vicar of St. Anne’s Parish Church, Tottington, and Chaplain to Her Majesty The Queen.

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Opera Scenes at Gray’s Inn 27th March 2017

Opera Scenes is a lively and informal performance of classical and contemporary operatic excerpts in the magnificent setting of Gray's Inn. The performance and supper costs £50.00 per person. Booking details for this event are on this link.

NAWCC “Horology in Art” Symposium 26-28 Oct 2017

Bob Frishman has extended a special and personal invitation to WCC members to come to the NAWCC “Horology in Art” Symposium which he has organised at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston USA on 26-28 October 2017. The Clerk can provide contact details. Click the link for all information.

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.

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

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.

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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