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Our Members

""Reception and Supper at Grocers' Hall
"My guests and I really really enjoyed the Ceremony and the dinner at Grocers’ Hall last evening, I am still on a high with sheer pleasure, you, everyone there so kind and welcoming". Mrs A R

"It was good to meet you at last and on such an excellent evening in one of the nicest Livery Halls in the City.  Thank you for making it such a special evening for M and me.   It was so well organised and enjoyable.   The food was first class and the company good as well". Mr D B

RNLI Demonstration and Supper at the Little Ship Club

"Thank you SO much for arranging a most enjoyable evening. Once again, I was able to catch up on friends and make new acquantainces - all thanks to you for the excellent place settings.  The weather was kind to us, the food was amazing and everybody around our table was very happy with the service and the meal."  Ms V H

"Following the interesting demonstration Guild Members and their guests retired back inside the Little Ship Club for a stunning two-course supper with some excellent wine and tremendous companionship discussing the RNLI’s great work being achieved on the tidal Thames.​" Mr D K
 
 

 

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Presentation to The Lord Mayor Alderman Peter Estlin

Published - Friday 30th November 2018

The Master, John Barber DL, was delighted to be invited to Mansion House to present the Guild's gift to the......continue reading

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City of London Distillery Offer

Published - Wednesday 28th November 2018

Founded in 2012, the City of London Distillery is the only gin distillery in London’s Square Mile and the first......continue reading

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Dinner and Culinary Master Class - Cafe Spice Namaste

Published - Thursday 22nd November 2018

What a fantastic evening at Cafe Spice Namaste!  A real departure for the Guild - curry night but with a......continue reading

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