Island of the Medway & Estuary Lecture – Tuesday 19th March 2024

Adam Taylor a keen canoeist, has competed in the Great River Race several times in the Percy Sergeant, the islands and salt marshes of the Medway estuary are his passion. This lecture draws on many sources of the Medway; census records, photos, Victorian technical plans, and several trips to the National Archives – to bring

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United Guilds Service & Lunch – Friday 15th March 2024

The annual livery service to be held on 15th March 2024 at St. Paul’s Cathedral. This special annual livery service will be held at St Paul’s Cathedral at 11.15am.  Entrance is by ticket only and we have a limited number of allocated seats, all ticket holders must be seated no later than 10.45am. Bookings allow

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Freemen’s Lunch – Thursday 14th March 2024

Our Master Ted Gradosielski BEM would like to invite you to a Freemen’s Lunch at Watermen’s Hall on Thursday 14th March 2024. Arrival from 12:30 for lunch at 13:00. Tickets are £85 inclusive of VAT.   To book please book via Freemen’s Lunch  

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Doggett’s Emblem Dinner

On behalf of the Master, Ted Gradosielski BEM the Wardens and the Court of the Company of Watermen & Lightermen, we would be delighted if you could join us as our Company guest to the presentation of the Doggett’s Emblem Shield to the winner of the Doggett’s Coat and Badge Wager 2023 and their fellow

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Annual Dinner 2024

The Master welcomes you to our Annual Dinner.  Taking place at Fishmongers’ Hall, London Bridge, London, EC4 on Tuesday 20th February 2024. Dress code is dinner jacket with black tie and decorations. Carriages for 22:30.  Tickets will be offered on a strictly first come first served basis.  Invitations will be issued for this event. Due

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BURNS NIGHT SUPPER 2024

Our traditional Burns Night celebration offers all the usual elements  to help commemorate Scotland’s most famous son, enjoy neeps and tatties on the Bill o’ Fare. Kilts are optional! Ticket Price: £95 per person 6.30pm Drinks Reception for 7.00 pm Dinner Please book here

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Afternoon Tea – Wednesday 24th January 2024

The Georgians created afternoon tea, and here in our Georgian Hall we are aiming to perfect it! Our afternoon tea menu includes a choice of freshly-prepared classic favourite Afternoon Tea sandwiches.  We also serve our afternoon tea with classic homemade scones along with an assortment of unique cakes. Each and one of them is an

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Freemen’s Wine and Cheese Evening

We would like to invite you to our Freemen’s Wine and Cheese Evening at Watermen’s Hall on Wednesday 1st February 2024.  This event is open to encourage our existing members to welcome new Freemen and also an opportunity to introduce any potential to the Company. There is no cost to this event, however we do

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Christmas Carol Service & Supper – 12th December 2023

We would like to invite you to our Christmas Carol Service followed by a supper at Watermen’s Hall on Tuesday 12th December.   Please join us at All Hallows by the Tower for the Carol service which will begin at promptly 18: 00, please be seated in the Church by 17:45 All Hallows by the Tower

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Coverage of Doggett’s Coat & Badge Wager 2023

Highlights of the Doggett’s Coat & Badge Wager 2023 Watch Now!

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