16GB USB Stick

We have produced a 16GB USB stick featuring the Company Barge – Apprentice Lightermen. These are £12.00 each plus postage and packing- just click on the order form below  USB ORDER FORM (002)  All profits to the Company’s Charity – Royal Benevolent and Educational Fund for Watermen and Lightermen    


Great River Race 9th September

Saturday 9th September The Great River Race is London’s River Marathon. A spectacular boat race up the River Thames, it attracts over 330 crews from all over the globe. The Great River Race appeals to every level of competitor! From dedicated athletes who like winning, to those who enjoy laughter, fancy dress and charity stunts, … read more


Barge Driving Races – 10th September

The David Pope Challenge Barge Driving Race – Waterloo to Tower. Start 14.00 The Steve Faldo Challenge Barge Driving Event – Tower to Westminster – Start 16.30 Will both take place on the Sunday 10th September 2017


Open House – 16th September

The Hall will be taking part in the London’s annual Open House weekend opening on Saturday 16th September. Admittance is by ticket only – and full details can be found by visiting the Open House web site on – click on link below.   – http://www.openhouselondon.org.uk/


October 4th Court Meeting

The next Court meeting will be on Wednesday October 4th. Some places may be available for the luncheon subject to availability. Please contact martin@watermenshall.org


October 18th Freemen’s Luncheon

The next luncheon for Freemen will be held on 18th October. The flyer for this will be circulated nearer to the event.


The Ladies’ Christmas Luncheon

The Ladies’ Christmas Luncheon will be held on the 11th December. Please contact carol@watermenshall.org for more details.


Freemen’s Christmas Luncheons

The dates for this year’s luncheon’s are 19th, 20th and 21st December – full details will be available asap.


A Message from the Master

I am delighted to be elected the 191st Master of the Company and look forward to representing you in the coming months. As a fifth generation Waterman, my personal journey began in 1979, when I was apprenticed by my father, Peter.  Starting my apprenticeship at Cherry Garden Pier, I kept up my commitment to rowing … read more


New Craft Owning Freemen

At the July Court meeting the following were admitted as Craft Owning Freemen Mr  Nicholas Marshall, Mr Douglas Ward and Mr Jim Pigden. Also Mr Alex Hickman the Company’s Training Officer.


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