Examining for the Freedom 18th May

At Watermen’s Hall today the following apprentices were examined and will be coming to the Court of Admissions on 10th July to become Freemen of the Company. Joy Elizabeth McGlinchey Matt Priest Tom Gibbons George Surry Tom de Wit


Company Barge – 6th June

The Company Barge will be launched on 6th June at 11.00 by the Mistress, Mrs Linda Salter, from South Dock Marina. The Company commissioned the building of a new barge to compete in the Thames Barge Driving Trust events. This will give apprentices the opportunity to train to navigate a barge under oars. Funds for … read more


Beating of the Bounds

The Annual Ceremony of Beating the Bounds will take place on 25 May. Assemble at All Hallows by the Tower from 4 pm and the ceremony will commence at 4.15. A service of Festal Evensong will follow at.6.00. At 7.00  The Triennial Battle with the Tower of London If you are able to attend please … read more


Tudor Pull

Held on Sunday 23rd of  April 2017 the Tudor Pull is a ceremonial event for Thames Watermen’s Cutters which is organized each year by the Thames Traditional Rowing Association (TTRA) The cutters are dressed in  full regalia, with  crews of four rowing the 34-feet long 18th century-style cutters from Hampton Court Palace to the Tower … read more


Election of Master for forthcoming Company Year

Mr Simon McCarthy was elected as Master for the Company year 2017-2018. Senior Warden Master Elect McCarthy will take office as from 12th July 2017. Picture below are- Ben Folkard, Watermen to the Company, Mr Simon McCarthy Senior Warden Master Elect, Mr John Salter The Master, Mr Robbie Colemen, The Company’s Bargemaster.


The River Thames Luncheon Club

We are delighted to announce the return of the River Thames Luncheon Club. The dates are – Friday 12th May Friday 16th June Friday 14th July AUGUST – CLOSED Friday 8th September Friday 13th October Friday 10th November Friday 15th December The inclusive package will include a five course taster luncheon menu with interesting wines at … read more


The Ladies’ St Georges Luncheon

The  Ladies’ St Georges Luncheon was held on Monday 24th April and was attended by 67 ladies of  The Company and their friends. After an excellent three course luncheon prepared by our new caterers Cook and Butler, a terrific raffle was held followed by the auctioning of three top class prizes. Music was supplied by Sweet … read more


April Court Meeting

At the April Court meeting  Richard D Turk took his declaration to become a full  Court Assistant.  Craft Owning Freemen Graham Barnard and Brian Lamden  took their oaths as Honorary Court Assistants for a period of three years. Three new Craft Owning Freemen were admitted – Mr Andrew Moffat, Mr David Hickey and Mr Alex … read more


The Company’s Annual Dinner

The Company’s Annual Dinner was held on the 21st February at Fishmongers’ Hall. The Master, Mr John Salter, welcomed the principal guest, the Deputy Master of Trinity House, Captain Ian McNaught MNM and Junior Warden Mrs Gina Blair welcomed all the other guests. Almost two hundred Freemen and their guests attended the dinner. In addition … read more


WCO of Fuellers – Golf Day

The Worshipful Company of Fuellers 15th Annual Golf Day will be held at Windlesham Golf Club on Monday 4th September 2017. If you are interested in taking part please click on the link below Fuellers Golf Day


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