The Company of
Watermen & Lightermen
of the River Thames

DOWN RIVER TRIP – 26 JANUARY 2022 – Westminster Pier

We still have places available for this free trip. Apprentices and Freemen of the Company are welcome to attend. On the day: All attendees will need to be at Westminster Pier by 10.45am for departure at 11.00am Apprentices will complete a worksheet on board, upon completion an attendance certificate will be issued and  must bring

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Court of Bindings – March 2022

A new date has been set for our Court of Bindings which is on 7 March 2022. Interested in being bound or binding a new apprentice to the Company? You still have time to send in your applications. Please email Kelly Lesurf to receive an application pack.

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Company Diary

January 2022 Public January 4 Tuesday Hall Reopens Court/Committee only January 5 Wednesday Quarterly Court & lunch 1100 Court/Committee only January 11 Tuesday Thames Barge Driving Trust meeting 1100 Open to Freemen and Guests January 14 Friday River Thames Lunch Club 1230 Court/Committee only January 17 Monday Court of Bindings (CANCELLED) 1100 Open to Freemen

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Burns Night Supper – 25 January 2022

To all Freemen We would like to invite you to our Burns Night Supper at Watermen’s Hall on Tuesday 25th January. Join us in the celebration of the life and poetry of the poet Robert Burns, where we will be serving a haggis and following the traditional route of Burns night. The doors will open

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Down River Trip – 26 January 2022

To all  Apprentices, You are invited to attend a Local Knowledge river trip. Freeman, Steve Woollacott has kindly offered to host this trip aboard the Pride of London. THIS IS A FREE TRIP. This event is also open to all  Freemen of the Company Watermen & Lightermen of the Company who would like to join

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Company Annual Dinner – 15th February 2022

To all Freemen, Our Master and Wardens would like to invite you to our Company’s Annual dinner to be held at the Fishmonger’s Hall. This is a chance to celebrate the company and it’s achievements. The doors open from 1830, dinner for 1900. Dress is black tie and decorations. Carriages for 2230 Please respond with

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Journeymen Freemen’s Dinner – 4 March 2022

Dear Freemen, We would like to invite you to the Journeymen Freemen’s Dinner at Watermen’s Hall on Friday 4th March 2022.   The Master, Wardens & Immediate Past Master invite you to this inaugural Journeymen’s Dinner in the hope that Freemen will use the occasion to entertain their spouses, partners or friends and show them

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Company Events – Spring 2022

Completed forms should be returned to events@watermenshall.org   January 25 Burns Night Dinner 26 Apprentices and Freemen Down River Trip February 3 Young Freemen Wine and Cheese night 7 PQ’s lunch 11 River Thames Lunch Club 15 Annual Dinner March 4 Journeymen Freemens Dinner 10 Past Masters Lunch 11 River Thames Lunch Club 11 Doggett’s

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