The benefits of membership are:

 
  • A full programme of social events, ranging from events of historical interest, dinners and receptions in historic locations, to an Annual Banquet with the Lord Mayor at the Guildhall, and an Annual Service in the church of St Lawrence Jewry next Guildhall. The events provide members and their guests the opportunity to meet fellow Freemen, to pursue their common interests in the City of London, and to visit places not normally open to the public.
  • The Guild's Journal, which reports on the previous year's activities and functions, details of the forthcoming year's events and contains articles of general interest.
  • Access to an exclusive members' area of the website.
  • Participation in activities organised by special interest groups within the Guild, such as the Golfing Society.
  • Opportunity to join the City Livery Yacht Club, which is exclusive to members of Livery Companies and the Guild of Freemen.
  • Eligibility to apply for membership of the City Livery Club. Amongst its many attractions, the club has popular bar and dining room facilities and a comfortable and well-appointed anteroom where coffee is always available.
  • Through a reciprocal arrangement between the Guild and the Honourable Company of Freemen of the City of London of North America, members can apply to attend selected events of the Honourable Company during visits to North America. Their website is http://freemenlondon.org

Our Members

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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.

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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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