In 2022 The Annual National Service for Seafarers made a triumphant return to St Paul’s Cathedral. Please join us on 11 October 2023 to commemorate and celebrate all Seafarers from across the maritime profession, including representatives from the Royal and Merchant Navies, the fishing industry, commercial shipping, nautical schools, maritime youth groups and veterans’ associations.
The Thomas Martyn’s Foundation Annual Service of Commemoration at 4pm at St Mary’s Church in Putney followed by the Reception at The London Rowing Club directly thereafter on Sunday 15th October 2023. Thomas Martyn was a wealthy gentleman who lived in Putney in the late 17th century. In his will, made shortly before his death
Dear Freemen, The next Freemen’s Lunch will be held at Watermen’s Hall on Thursday 19th October 2023. Our Master Ted Gradosielski BEM 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 book
We are offering everyone a wonderful opportunity to take part in the procession for this year’s Lord Mayor’s show! By purchasing entries to our raffle you are helping raise funds for the Company’s rowing and training programme, through our Royal Benevolent & Education Fund. Simply click here to purchase your tickets – thank you for
We are pleased to be able to offer lunch at the Guildhall for the Lord Mayor’s Show, on Saturday 11th November 2023 Our Watermen in their red coat livery head the procession on the back of the Lord Mayor’s coach during the route through the City of London. The reception will be at 12.30pm with
8 – 10 September Henley-on-Thames All our apprentices, whether or not you’ve rowed before, are invited to attend this year’s Sculling Weekend in Henley on Thames. This wonderful opportunity will allow you to gain sculling knowledge and experience with knowledgeable coaches on hand to guide you. The weekend is aimed at all levels, and we
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
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
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
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,
Watermen’s Hall is one of the City of London’s finest venues for conferences, banquets, receptions, award ceremonies, business meetings, wedding receptions, private dining and silver service luncheons for up to 80 people.
This 18th century Georgian Hall graces the City with its historical elegance and spaces to suit every occasion.
Please contact Mark Grove at The Cook and The Butler, either by phone or email, for all hiring enquiries:
Telephone: 020 7620 1818
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