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the Woolmen

The Woolmen Today

The Worshipful Company of Woolmen is one of the oldest of the Livery Companies of the City of London tracing its roots to 1180.

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Our Company grew out of the ancient guild which regulated the wool trade.

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The Woolmen Charity

We promote the wool industry, and support research into appropriate veterinary practices and education relevant to the wool industry.

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Upcoming Events

See our forthcoming events.


Dec, 21

Court Dinner 2021

  • 6:30pm
  • Guildhall, London
BOOKINGS ARE NOW CLOSED FOR THIS EVENT. Please contact the Clerk if you would like to make a booking.

Open Evening Old Shades Wine Bar

  • 6:00pm
  • Guildhall, London

Carol Service 2021

  • 6:00pm
  • Guildhall, London
Service of Nine Lessons and Carols at All Hallows-by-the-Tower followed by drinks and supper at Bakers' Hall

Alms Court Dinner 2022

  • 6:15pm
  • Guildhall, London
On 27th January 2022 at Barbers-Surgeons' Hall, Monkwell Square, Wood Street, London EC2Y 5BL

The 2022 London Bridge Sheep Drive on Sunday 25th September 2022

Latest News

All the latest from the Livery.

16 November, 2021

The Lord Mayor’s Show 2021

Alderman Vincent Keaveny was elected the 693rd Lord Mayor of the City of London

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3 October, 2021


Now in its 9th year, the annual Sheep Drive took place on Sunday 26th September 2021 on Southwark Bridge

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22 April, 2021


On 21st April 2021 the Woolmen launched their new charity organisation at the Re-installation Dinner - The Woolmens Company Charitable Incorporated Organisation. Read more to see videos of some of our wonderful award winners....

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