Freemen’s Wine & Cheese Evening

13 September 2023 Dear Freemen, We would like to invite you to our Freemen’s Wine and Cheese Night at Watermen’s Hall on Wednesday 13th September 2023.  This event is open to all existing members to welcome new Freemen and also an opportunity to introduce any potential to the Company. There is not cost to this

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Freemen’s Lunch celebrating our Benefactors – Thursday 21st September 2023

Our Master Ted Gradosielski BEM would like to invite your to join as at this special Freemen’s Lunch, where we remember those Freemen who have donated money or possessions to the Company which has given us the Watermen’s Hall as we know it today.  Along with celebrating those Freemen still actively involved today in supporting the

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Seafood Supper Fundraising Evening

 Seafood Supper  – Friday 22nd September 2023 At Byward Kitchen, Tower Hill All Freemen and guests are invited to the Company’s Autumn Seafood Supper to help support our fundraising campaign. The menu offers a delicious variety of seafood and fish, with complimentary Prosecco on arrival and wine during dinner. Join us in raising funds and

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Doggett’s Coat & Badge Wager 2023

19 July 2023 London Bridge to Cadogan Pier, Chelsea We offer our warmest congratulations to Riess Ballard on winning the 309th Doggett’s Coat & Badge Wager, ahead of Emily Hickman in second place and Matthew Brookes who came third. In a race that was full of excitement, it was Matthew who took the early lead,

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Quarterly Court Lunch

Dear Court Members & Freemen, The next Court Lunch will be held at Watermen’s Hall on Wednesday 5th July 2023. Our Master Alderman Sir David Wootton hopes that you will be able to attend. Lunch is 12.30pm for dining at 1.00pm. The price per Freeman and/or guest is £85 per person.  If you would like

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Knollys Rose Ceremony & Lunch 2023

The annual Knollys Rose Ceremony will take place on Monday 19th June, when the Company joined parishioners from All-Hallows-at-the-Tower for this ancient custom dating back to 1381. Starting at All-Hallows the procession moved to Seething Lane, where a red rose was picked from the garden as symbolic fine for not gaining planning permission for a

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Freemen’s Lunch – Wednesday 7th June 2023

Dear Freemen, The next Freemen’s Lunch will be held at Watermen’s Hall on Wednesday 7th June 2023. Our Master Alderman Sir David Wootton hopes that you will be able to attend. Lunch is 12.30pm for dining at 1.00pm. The price per Freeman and/or guest is £85 per person.  If you would like to attend, please

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Apprentice Rowing Day – Sunday 11th June 2023

Great opportunity to trial or practice your rowing skills at Royal Albert Docks – all abilities welcome SPRING ROWING EVENT – Royal Albert Docks / London Regatta Centre – Sunday 11th June 2023 AM Session: Freemen & Apprentices Rowing – 09:30-12:00 Naming Ceremony Of Sculls – 12:00 to 12:45 Fish & Chips Lunch: 12:45 to

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BEATING OF THE BOUNDS – Thursday 18th May 2023

All Hallows’ annual Ascension Day celebrations: ‘Beating the Bounds’ followed by a service of festal evensong at the church. This is a day we set aside to pray for our parish and all who live and work here, including our civic, livery and ward representatives.  This is the perfect show case to any new potential

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Masters River Inspection – Wednesday 17th May 2023

The Master would like to invite his fellow  Members to attend the Master’s River Inspection on Wednesday, 17th May 2023. It will be a little bit different this year, with presentations about two of the most iconic new developments that serve our river – Woods Quay and Trinity Buoy Wharf. The ‘waterborne’ inspection will cover

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