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21 November, 2017

Lord Mayor’s Show 2017

On Saturday 11th November , for the first time in recent years, the Woolmen participated in the Lord Mayor’s show with our own float.  This was part of celebrating and commemorating our very great pleasure and privilege of having a Woolmen, Samantha Bowman, as our new Lady Mayoress. It was a superb and joyful day.  […]

13 January, 2017

Brigantes Winter Gathering 2017

Brigantes Winter Gathering, York Friday 15th December 2017 – 4pm Following the fully subscribed 2016 Winter Gathering at Chester Cathedral in December, arrangements are going into place for the 2017 Brigantes Winter Gathering to be held in York. The format will be similar to that of the last two years – a late afternoon reception […]

13 January, 2017

2017 Brigantes Golf Day

Brigantes Golf Day, Ganton, North Yorkshire Tuesday 25th April 2017 – 10.15 for 11.15 The Brigantes Golf Day is at Ganton Golf Club near Malton in North Yorkshire, one of the world’s top 100 golf courses. It is one of only three British courses with the distinction of hosting the Ryder Cup, the Curtis Cup […]

10 January, 2017

Forever Trial and Error – Performance at The Old Bailey

Dear Liverymen I am sure you are all aware of the Sheriffs’ & Recorder’s Fund based at the Old Bailey, a charity that supports ex-offenders back into society.  Judging by the number of companies represented at the annual AGM held at the Old Bailey every year I am sure your charitable funds already support the […]

15 December, 2016

Wool Innovation Prize 2017

The Wool Innovation Prize is awarded annually and sponsored equally by the Worshipful Company of Woolmen and The Merchants of the Staple of England. The Last presentation was held at Mansion House and the winner was presented with her cheque by The Lord Mayor of London. The Worshipful Company of Woolmen and The Company of […]

14 October, 2016

Woolmen Golf – Greetham Valley June 2017

Woolmen are invited to participate in the annual North versus South Golf competition at Greetham Valley Golf, Hotel and Conference Centre in Rutland, on Monday 19th and Tuesday 20th June 2017. The format is that we will arrive in time for a light lunch on the Monday, tee off at around 1.30pm for the Stableford […]

14 October, 2016

National Open Art Exhibition

20th National Open Art Exhibition Mercers’ Hall – 27 October – 4 November The 20th National Open Art Exhibition is the culmination of a premier Open Art Competition which invites the UK and Irish artists of all ages, both students, emerging and established practitioners to compete for over £50,000 of prize money annually. The charity which runs […]

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 […]