Company Calendar

The Company runs a comprehensive programme of events throughout the year, many of which are open to all Freemen, while others are attended by the Master, in his official capacity, and by the Court. The full key to all events is as follows:


Examining Committee – 26th November 201

Any apprentices/trainees who have, or will shortly, complete their time and have their full BML with the appropriate endorsements, are invited to apply to be examined for the Freedom of the Company. Please contact our Training Administrator, Kelly Lesurf, on 020 7929 7452 (Mon-Wed) or training@watermenshall.org to make an appointment and request the application form … read more


Vesta Scullers Head

Vesta Scullers Head – 1st December 2018 All apprentices and trainees are encouraged to enter via their rowing club.  There is a pennant for the fastest apprentice, presented at the Doggett’s Emblem & Rowing Awards evening on 29th January 2019.


Freemen’s Luncheons

The next Freemen’s Luncheon on 13 November is also the Benefactors’ Lunch, when we thank and toast those who have made a significant contribution to the Company and its charities. The Master’s Guest and Speaker on this occasion will be Sir Kenneth Olisa OBE, Lord Lieutenant of Greater London. Reception drinks are served from 12.30 … read more


Examining Committee

Examining Committee – 26th November 2018 Any apprentices/trainees who have, or will shortly, complete their time and have their full BML with the appropriate endorsements, are invited to apply to be examined for the Freedom of the Company. Please contact our Training Administrator, Kelly Lesurf, on 020 7929 7452 (Mon-Wed) or training@watermenshall.org to make an appointment and  … read more


Company Carol Service and Master’s Reception

This special occasion  at 6.00 pm on 11 December 2018 includes the Carol Service at the Company’s church, All Hallows by the Tower, followed by the Master’s Reception at Hall at 7.00 pm. The service itself is open to everyone, but admission to the reception, at which partners and guests are most welcome, is by … read more


Freemen’s Christmas Luncheons

Our Freemen’s Christmas Luncheons at Watermen’s Hall are extremely popular and are usually booked some weeks in advance. This year’s luncheons will take place on 18, 19 and 20 December, with an initial limit of one guest per Freeman. The menus for each day are listed here but please note that these are not yet … read more


Quarterly Court & Luncheon

Quarterly Court & Luncheon – 9th January 2019 Once Court members and their guests are accommodated, there are usually a few places available for Craft Owning Freemen who would like to attend a Court Luncheon.  Please let Martin know if you would like to apply for a place on a first come, first served basis.  … read more


Examining Committee

The next Examining Committee will be held on 26th of of November. For more information  and  any enquiries please contact Kelly LeSeuf  at the Hall training@watermenshall.org  


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