City Events


Grand Finale Dinner - 5th November 2019

Join the Lord and Lady Mayoress at the Grand Finale Dinner on Tuesday 5th November 2019 to celebrate the end of Alderman Peter Estlin’s mayoral year. Themed ‘Going Out with a Bang’ this very special event is bound to keep you entertained from start to finish! The evening will include a Champagne reception in the Old Library followed by dinner in the Great Hall.To express an interest in attending please contact or 0207 332 3464.


Red Cross Christmas Market - 25th & 26th November 2019

Visit the historic Guildhall in the heart of the City of London for a shopping experience with a difference. Come to the Grand Opening on Monday 25th November and enjoy the Guildhall at night. Over bubbly and canapes you’ll have the first opportunity to buy goodies from a fantastic range of stalls. On Tuesday 26th Novmeber the Market is open all day for shopping. As well as browsing over 100 stalls you can catch up with friends or family over a Festive luncheon or Champagne afternoon tea in the beautiful Guildhall crypt. In the evening you can see top designers showcasing their clothes at a fashion show.

Throughout the Market there will be fantastic prizes to win in the raffle and silent auction.

More information, including Earlybird and regular tickets are available from

The Guild will be running its usual second hand bookstall. If you would like to help by collecting books or working on the stall please contact


Voices of London - 26th November 2019

The Master's wife, Emma, is on the Committee of the "Voices in London" event on Tuesday 26th November at Mansion House in aid of the Lord Mayor's Appeal. This will be a night of poems and poets with Helen McCrory (Peaky Blinders), Allie Esiri (Shakespeare for Every Day of the Year)  and Kate Birch (Ink Sweat & Tears) and other celebrities reading on the night. You can book at


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Master's Final Dinner at Fishmongers' Hall
"Just a line to say how much we enjoyed the dinner last night, super seat thank you! Please convey our thanks to the Master for a wonderful evening, superb food and company and thank him for all his events over the past year, we have had great times.
We now look forward to the next year, different venues and events." - Mr P.B.

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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Admissions Ceremony October 2019

Published - Wednesday 16th October 2019

The Master welcomed 22 new members and their guests at a lovely Joining and Welcoming Ceremony at Tallow Chandlers' Hall.......continue reading

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City Giving Day Picture Quiz

Published - Tuesday 15th October 2019

Congratulations to Guild member Brian Stratton who who correctly identified all of the locations in the City Giving Day Picture......continue reading

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Soldier of the Year 2019

Published - Wednesday 2nd October 2019

The Master visited the 253 Provost CoY RMP at their Tulse Hill Barracks.  During the visit he, and his wife......continue reading

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