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Sheep Drive over the River Thames 2021

Sunday 26th September 2021

Start: 11.00am | Finish: 3.30 pm

THIS EVENT HAS NOW SOLD OUT - WAITING LIST ONLY - LUNCH PLACES STILL AVAILABLE (see event 14b)

After a wonderfully successful Sheep Drive in 2019 the Master has secured spaces for seven teams of ten Guild members each, to again drive their sheep over the bridge. In 2021 it will be over Southwark Bridge as they have been able to close the Bridge to traffic. The Guild time slots are between 11am and 11.30am.

There will also be a Livery Fair.  It is open to all Freemen of the City of London, or guests accompanied by a Freeman, so offers an opportunity for non-Liverymen to take part in this fun charity event.  The donation amount is £65 per person and all proceeds go to the Lord Mayor's Appeal and the Woolmen's Charitable Trust. 

The Guild has also booked exclusive use of The Banker Pub on the North Bank of the Thames between London Bridge and Southwark Bridge. See event 14b for booking lunch. 

We will book the slots in May 2021

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Annual Banquet at Guildhall

"A veritable tour de force; stunning atmosphere, seriously impressive food and a funny judge..what’s not to like!
Well done everyone" - Mrs J.D.

"A triumph" - Mr A.W."

"..a brilliant evening at Guildhall last night. The event was spectacular and we, our guests and everyone around us enjoyed it tremendously. A great highlight of a fantastic year" - Mr J.H.

"A magnificent evening was had by all" - Mr K.B.

"It really was the most wonderful and unforgettable evening " - Mrs K.J.

"It was a great privilege to be present of Friday evening on such a splendid occasion.  What a truly stunning and memorable evening. The organisation, the pageantry and the attention to detail was remarkable. A and I enjoyed it all enormously" - C H.C.


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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