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Reception & Dinner - Vintners' Hall

Wednesday 23rd January 2019

Start: 7.30 pm | Finish: 10.30 pm

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For his first dinner of the new year the Master has chosen Vintners' Hall. The Livery Hall was the original meeting place for members of the Company and was built in 1671; it still retains the original C17th carvings and it is in these historic surroundings that we will enjoy a sparkling reception and a traditional three-course dinner with wine, port, toasts and the Loving Cup Ceremony. The Master's guest speaker is Colonel Sir Neil Thorne OBE TD DL, former Member of Parliament for Ilford South and Life President of the charity "Children in Distress". This event follows our welcome ceremony for new members, who may wish to continue their celebrations by attending this lovely dinner.

PROSPECTIVE MEMBER OFFER! We are currently offering a special opportunity for members to invite a prospective member to a Guild Dinner. Not only will we offer a warm welcome, we will refund half the cost of their ticket when they join the Guild. There are 20 of these special tickets available on a first-come first-served basis and can be applied to this dinner at Vintners' Hall. Please contact the Clerk to apply for these special tickets so that she can be sure to follow up with your prospective member.


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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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