Port of London Challenge

The Company won the Port of London Challenge on 15th July 2016.  This keeps the Company’s winning record intact and a big thank you to all the crew and Capt Dan Bartlett.

Ladies’ Brooch

We now have the Watermen’s Ladies Brooch back in stock. This very elegant and attractive brooch can be purchased from the Hall at a cost of £90.00 –  postage and packaging extra. This would make an ideal gift for Christmas and by buying one  you are also supporting the Watermen’s Hall Preservation Trust. Please contact carol@watermenshall.org … read more

Photographs of the Royal Visit-2014

   We have two framed photographs for sale to commemorate the visit of H M The Queen in 2014. One is of Her Majesty with members of the Court and senior officials of the Company photographed in the Court Room. The second is of Her Majesty with her Royal Watermen photographed in the Freemen’s Room. … read more


This year’s event took place on the 9th July 2016 and full details can be  found by clicking on the link below- 2016 THAMES BARGE DRIVING RACE   Next year’s event will be on Saturday 15th July 2017.

Knollys Rose Ceremony

The date for the ceremony this year is 14th June 2017 The traditional ceremony of cutting of a red rose by the Master of the Company usually takes place in Seething Lane Gardens. The Gardens are closed at present, undergoing a major overhaul, so the Garden at All Hallows by the Tower is used as … read more

Master’s visit to Hastings

The Master, Mr Richard Springford,  accompanied by members of the Court and the Almshouses and Charities Committee, visited Watermen’s  Close, at Hastings, on 20th May. A most enjoyable luncheon kindly organised by the Warden was held in the  Community Centre  and was very well attended by those living on the site. After luncheon a plaque … read more

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