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Virtual Gin Tasting (Real Gin!) with Greg Dillon

Monday 30th November 2020

By 30th November for many of us who have spent months confined to our own houses, with very little social......continue reading

Virtual New Member Event - Meet the Master and Court

Tuesday 10th November 2020

The Master was delighted to host a "Virtual New Member" event via Zoom. She, and other members of the Court,......continue reading

Virtual City Walk - "Naughty Bankside"

Monday 26th October 2020

Katie Wignall again conducted a fabulous virtual walk, focusing on "Naughty Bankside".

Our tour took in the sinful pleasures that abounded......continue reading

Virtual Whisky Tasting (real whisky!)

Monday 12th October 2020

The Guild had a very jolly evening at a virtual whisky tasting (real whisky!). Guild member Greg Dillon of reading

Soldier of the Year 2020

Wednesday 30th September 2020

The Master was delighted to be able to present the Guild's Soldier of the Year award to Lance Corporal Graham......continue reading

Virtual Quizgo Bingo

Wednesday 23rd September 2020


In the old days, you shouted ‘bingo’ or ‘house’. In today’s COVID-19/digital age, many things are being reinvented, and that......continue reading

Virtual City Walk - Guildhall and Surroundings

Tuesday 15th September 2020

Once again, we were treated to another excellent virtual tour of the City of London, conducted by Katie Wignall of......continue reading

Virtual Treasure Hunt

Wednesday 26th August 2020

The Master continued with her virtual events by conducting a Virtual Treasure Hunt. The searchers, including the Master, had to......continue reading

Captain Sir Tom Documentary

Thursday 13th August 2020

We were delighted that on the day of the virtual ceremony to admit Captain Sir Tom Moore as an Honorary......continue reading

Virtual City Walk - Spitalfields

Wednesday 5th August 2020

Thanks to modern technology over 50 Guild members were privileged to join Katie Wignall, a London Blue Badge Guide on......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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Coronavirus Update January 2021

Published - Tuesday 16th February 2021

1. The Clerk (Jeremy Cross) and Assistant Clerk (Judith Westall) continue to work from home and can be contacted on......continue reading

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Condolences to the Family of Captain Sir Tom Moore

Published - Wednesday 3rd February 2021

The Master and all the members of the Guild of Freemen of the City of London send their condolences to......continue reading

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Virtual City Walk - Fleet Street and Holborn

Published - Wednesday 3rd February 2021

Thank you to Katie Wignall of for another fascinating City tour last night, around Fleet Street and Holborn on......continue reading

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