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16 September, 2016

Wool Fair and Sheep Drive 2016

The Most Worshipful Company of Woolmen and the City Wool Alliance, working in partnership with BOB and Callow events, will present London’s first ever Wool Fair, pulling together a range of wool-based traders to showcase the breadth of uses of this incredibly versatile natural fibre. 2016 will be the first year for this exciting new […]

18 July, 2016

Kinship Gala Dinner – November 2016

The Kinship Gala Dinner at the City of London’s historic Guildhall will celebrate business and culture, bringing together the UK and China for this inaugural year.  The event will be hosted by Alderman Sir Michael Bear, Representative Lord Mayor and Government Envoy to China, alongside myself as Vice President of The London Red Cross and […]

23 June, 2016

HAC & Royal Yeomanry Concert

HAC & Royal Yeomanry Concert Guildhall Yard – Thursday 14th July 6pm – 7pm The City’s two army reserve bands – the Band of the Honorable Artillery Company and the Band of the Royal Yeomanry – are again performing a joint concert in the Guildhall Yard. The concert is free for members of the public […]

17 June, 2016

Sheriffs of the City to Tour the City on horseback

Dear Fellow Liverymen The two Sheriffs of the City, Alderman Charles Bowman and myself will be touring the City on horseback on 27th July, and raising funds for the Sheriffs’ & Recorder’s Fund in the process.  This very worthwhile cause provides small grants to London ex-offenders, helping them into work and changing their lives. Wearing […]

19 April, 2016

Reflections – Sir Alan Yarrow

Sir Alan Yarrow’s Reflections as 687th Lord Mayor of the City of London (2014-15) The 3rd Annual Reflections of the Lord Mayor of the City of London will take place on 18th May at Pewterers’ Hall from 6.30pm. This year’s Reflections will be delivered by Sir Alan Yarrow, who will share his journey as Lord […]

12 April, 2016

City Livery Concert June 2016

City Livery Concert – Sunday 26th June 2016 – Barbican – London Symphony Orchestra – Sir Simon Rattle As the Sponsoring Alderman for the 2016 City Livery Concert I would like to invite your members and their families/associates to this key event in the City of London calendar.  We are very fortunate that the Conductor […]

26 February, 2016

Flock & Feather Upholstery & Soft Furnishings Exhibition

CHARITY AUCTION Wednesday 30th March 2016 Furniture Makers’ Hall, 12 Austin Friars, London, EC2N 2HE To celebrate the end of Wynne Gilham’s year as the first Lady Master of the Worshipful Company of Upholders, we are holding a one-day Exhibition and Charity Auction at Furniture Makers’ Hall, 12 Austin Friars, London, EC2N 2HE. The event […]

9 February, 2016

2016 London Liveries Brigantes Breakfast

By kind permission of the Master of the Company of Cutlers in Hallamshire, the 2016 Brigantes Breakfast, the Northern lunch for City of London Liverymen and their partners, will be held in the magnificent surroundings of Cutlers Hall in Sheffield, one of the finest venues in the North and home to the Company since 1638. […]

15 December, 2015

Shearing Afternoon Great Yorkshire Show

A shearing afternoon for Liverymen has been arranged for the afternoon of the 11 July, at 4.30pm, the eve of the Great Yorkshire Show. Instruction will be supplied by two senior The British Wool Marketing Board personnel. The purpose of the event is to instruct Liverymen how to sheer sheep and to have a go […]

23 October, 2015

Wool Innovation Prize

Wool Innovation Prize The Worshipful Company of Woolmen and The Company of Merchants of the Staple of England are launching a prize in the UK for innovation in the use and application of wool. This is open to any individual who works with wool. Awarded Annually Application has to be innovative and commercially viable Apparel […]

18 September, 2015

Celebration of Music – November 2015

Please note that bookings for the Help Musicians UK’s Celebration of Music event (formerly known as The Festival of Saint Cecilia) are now open. This special event helps to raise funds to support and help the work, of over 2500 musicians a year and will once again feature the robed procession of Livery Companies. The […]

Livery Briefing June 2015

Please see the attached document below –  the Livery Briefing for June 2015 Livery Briefing June 2015 Share: FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmail

19 May, 2015

Royal Welsh Show 2015

A number of places at the Royal Welsh Show have been reserved for The Worshipful Company of Woolmen on a first come, first served basis. The package for the show per person on Tuesday 21st July will consist of: Two course lunch followed by coffee (drinks can be purchased from the bar) Complimentary Show Programme […]

9 March, 2015

Mansion House Scholarship Scheme – Annual Report for 2014

I enclose my Annual Report to Livery Company Clerks on the activities of the Mansion House Scholarship Scheme over the last twelve months, covering Alderman Dame Fiona Woolf’s mayoralty. As you will see from the Report, 2014 was another successful year for the Scheme, now in its sixteenth year. Dame Fiona appointed ten new Mansion […]

23 February, 2015

Sheep Drive Across London Bridge 2015

For Information about this year’s Sheep Drive and for Booking Information, please use the following link to go direct to the dedicated Sheep Drive Website. THE WORSHIPFUL COMPANY OF WOOLMEN’S ANNUAL SHEEP DRIVE ACROSS LONDON BRIDGE ASSISTED BY THE SOCIETY OF YOUNG FREEMEN AND SPONSORED BY THE MAMONT FOUNDATION   SUNDAY 27th SEPTEMBER 2015   […]