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

Freemen’s St George’s Day Luncheon-27th April 2017

The Freemen’s St George’s Luncheon will be held on the 27th April 2017. Tickets are £79.00 per head. To book please log onto the Membership Section for the flyer and full details.

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

Company Barge

The Company has 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 the cost of the barge have been raised by donations from Members of the Court and Freemen. The Master has … 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

Inter Livery Clay Shoot 2017

The 2017 Inter :Livery Shoot will take place on 17th May 2017 at Holland and Holland Shooting Grounds, Northwood, Middx. If you wish to book a place please contact Court Assistant Ted Gradosielski on ted.grad@thechapelbarn.com. This is normal a very popular event so you do need to book early. More information can be found on the … read more

Pewterers’ Challenge Golf Trophy

This will be held on the 3rd April 2017 at Porters Park Golf Club, Shenley Hill, Radlett, Herts. If you are interested please click on the link below Pewterers’ Challenge 2017

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