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Swan Upping

Wednesday 21st July 2021

The Master Ann-Marie Jefferys, Guild members and their guests had a wonderful day yesterday Swan Upping at Henley.

The weather was glorious......continue reading

City Gardens Walk on 19th July

Monday 19th July 2021

The Master Ann-Marie Jefferys would like to thank Peter Tompkins for a fascinating tour of City Gardens and their accompanying......continue reading

Installation of the Master and Wardens

Wednesday 30th June 2021

It was wonderful to finally be able to hold the delayed Installation for Master Ann-Marie Jefferys and her Wardens at......continue reading

The Master thanks Immediate Past Master Neil Redcliffe

Wednesday 30th June 2021

The delayed Installation on 30th June was an opportunity to thank Immediate Past Master Neil Redcliffe for his superb year......continue reading

Dinner at Apothecaries' Hall

Wednesday 30th June 2021

The Master Ann-Marie Jefferys would like to thank Apothecaries' Hall and Party Ingredients for delivering a delicious dinner to 96......continue reading

Richard 'Richie' Miller joins the Court

Wednesday 30th June 2021

The Master Ann-Marie Jefferys would like to welcome Richard 'Richie' Miller JP, to the Court of the Guild of Freemen......continue reading

Guild member Michael Lyons awarded MBE

Tuesday 29th June 2021

The Master would like to congratulate Guild member Michael Lyons who has been awarded an MBE for services to the......continue reading

Sailing on Lutine, Monday 28th June

Monday 28th June 2021

Guild Members enjoyed a lovely day on the water today on Lutine in the Solent.

Lots of photos here;
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Guild member Christine Cox awarded MBE

Friday 25th June 2021

The Master would like to congratulate Christine Cox who has been awarded an MBE for outstanding services to organ donation......continue reading

Jonathan Grosvenor appointed Chairman of the Fellowship of Clerks

Thursday 24th June 2021

The Master would like to congratulate Guild member Jonathan Grosvenor JP, Clerk to the Chartered Accounts, for his appointment as Chairman......continue reading

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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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Soldier of the Year

Published - Wednesday 6th October 2021

The Master Mrs Ann-Marie Jefferys, her husband Dr David Jefferys and Assistant Clerk Judith Westall visited 253 (London) Provost Company in......continue reading

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Master's Holiday to Malta

Published - Sunday 3rd October 2021

Thank you to the Master for arranging such an interesting schedule for the Guild holiday in Malta.

Excursions included the Pro-Cathedral......continue reading

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Guild members installed as Sheriffs

Published - Tuesday 28th September 2021

Guild of Freemen members Aldermen Alison Gowman and Nicholas Lyons were installed as Sheriffs in the Guildhall witnessed at the Admissions Ceremony and afterwards......continue reading

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