LORD MAYOR’S SHOW 2021 Bargemaster Robbie Coleman, with Doggett’s Winners, L to R: Harry McCarthy, Past Master, Simon McCarthy, Roger Spencer & Chris Spencer walking in the Lord Mayor’s Parade 13 November 2021 This dates back to the days when the Lord Mayor was rowed into the City by Watermen.
Yesterday evening Doggett’s winners James Berry (2020 race) and Max Carter-Miller (2021 race), were each presented with the prestigious Red Coat & Badge at Fishmongers Hall. Congratulations to you both, well deserved. Photo L to R: 2021 winner Max Carter-Miller, Immediate Past Master, Mrs Gina Blair, 2020 winner James Berry and Master, Derek Mann
The 75 Royal Engineers regiment (Inland Water Transport) were welcomed back to the Hall last night for a celebration of a partnership that dates back to the First World War. Our Master was delighted to host Royal Engineers from both the UK and Germany, to celebrate our long lasting friendship. Special thanks to Lt Col
The three apprentices bound by Zoom during the pandemic in May 2020 were presented with their indentures in a special presentation at Watermen’s Hall. May we wish you all the very best of luck in your careers on the River Thames. Photo: Apprentices front row with their Masters back row from left. Joseph McFadyen (Master
We would like to welcome some new members to our team at Watermen’s Hall! New Zealand-born Lose Moala joins us as our new Events Manager, and brings with her two years’ experience working in international events, while Tony Mason also joins us as our new Training Manager, with twenty years’ experience working in the maritime training
Freeman Colin George Smith from Gravesend he passed away on the 6th August. He started afloat on the Gravesend Tugs and then went to work for Bowker & King in the oil tankers and finish up working for B P on the river tankers. Colin took part in the annual barge races. He was in
The Hall is closed until 1st September except for Internal Company events and the River Thames Lunch Club. Our Company Calendar will be updated over the summer. For urgent enquiries please leave a message on 0207 283 2373 or email our Clerk firstname.lastname@example.org For apprentices, support for your training continues without interruption. For any questions
Today, 20th juky, the Company of Watermen & Lightermen of the River Thames, Port of London Authority and Thames Skills Academy launched the new Continued Professional Development Scheme (CPD) for the River Thames at Watermen’s Hall. More information ca be found on the dedicated Thames CPD website http://thamescpd.co.uk/
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.
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