The Company of
Watermen & Lightermen
of the River Thames

Company Diary

Date Day Event Time
Sept
Court/ Committee only 15 Wednesday Library and Heritage Committee 1100
Court/ Committee only 15 Wednesday Almshouses and Charities Committee 1400
Court/ Committee only 16 Thursday Membership Committee 1400
Public event 18 Saturday Open House at Watermen’s Hall 900
Court/ Committee only 21 Tuesday Court of Bindings 1100
Open to Freemen and Guests 21 Tuesday Welcoming new Freemen – Cocktail Party 1800
Master and Wardens 23 Thursday Master and Wardens 1000
Court/ Committee only 23 Thursday General Purposes Committee 1100
Open to Freemen 23 Thursday Watermen’s Hall AGM 1300
Open to Freemen and Guests 23 Thursday Freemen’s Fish Supper 1900
Open to Freemen only 27 Monday Memorial Service for Alex Hickman tbc
Court/ Committee only 28 Tuesday Examining Committee 1100
Oct-21
Apprentices 1 to 3 Fri – Sunday Henley Sculling Weekend – Cancelled
Open to Freemen only 2 Saturday Dinner at Leander Club – Cancelled 1900
Court/ Committee only 6 Wednesday Quarterly Court and Luncheon
Court only 6 Wednesday Annual Evensong at St Pauls Cathedral 1700
Open to Freemen and Guests 8 Friday RTLC 1230
Court/ Committee only 12 October Court of Admissions 1100
Court/ Committee only 20 Wednesday Lighterage Committee 1200
Open to Freemen only 26 Tuesday Freemen’s Benefactors Lunch 1230
Nov-21
Open to Freemen 4 Thursday Inland Water Transport Dinner 1900
Master and Wardens 11 Thursday Havengore Service of Remembrance 1100
Open to Freemen and Guests 12 Friday RTLC 1230
Court/ Committee only Lord Mayors Show – Lunch in the Aldermanic Dining Room
Court/ Committee only 16 Tuesday Kitchen Committee 1100
Court/ Committee only 18 Thursday Library and Heritage Committee 1100
Open to Freemen and Guests 19 Friday Freemen and Partner’s dinner 1900
Court/ Committee only 23 Tuesday Apprenticeship and Training Committee 1100
Court/ Committee only 23 Tuesday Rowing and River Events Committee 1400
Court/ Committee only 25 Thursday Almshouses and Charities Committee 1100
Court/ Committee only 25 Thursday Membership Committee 1400
Open to Freemen and Guests 30 Tuesday John Henry Memorial Lunch 1200
Dec-21
Court/ Committee only 3 Friday Court visit to Hastings
Open to Freemen and Guests 6 Monday Ladies’ Christmas Lunch 1230
Master and Wardens 9 Thursday Master and Wardens 1000
Court/ Committee only 9 Thursday General Purposes Committee 1200
Open to Freemen and Guests 10 Friday RTLC 1230
Court/ Committee only 14 Tuesday Carol Service and Master’s Christmas Reception 1800
Open to Freemen and Guests 16 Thursday Freemen’s Christmas Luncheon (1) 1230
Open to Freemen and Guests 21 Tuesday Freemen’s Christmas Luncheon (2) 1230
Open to Freemen and Guests 22 Wednesday Freemen’s Christmas Luncheon (3) 1230
The hall closes on 23rd December and reopens on 4th January 2022