There are two classes of membership:

  • Annual Membership at £134 a year or
  • Life Membership at £2,500 for applicants under the age of 61, reducing by £60 a year to age 75. All aged 75 and over at £1,600.

The subscription covers our administration, the publication and distribution of our annual journal and the costs of the administration of the Guild's Charity.

The first Annual Subscription covers the calendar year in which the application is submitted. Thereafter, Annual Subscriptions should be paid in advance by 1st January.

Applications submitted after 30th June will qualify for a 50% rebate to the Annual Subscription. This can be deducted from the total payable, or it will be refunded as soon as the application has been approved.

All new applicants are asked to pay a Joining Fee of £200 (Long Standing Members of the Guild of Young Freemen are exempt). We waive the joining fee for the spouse/partner of existing members so please let us know if you qualify

The two volumes of the History of the Guild are normally priced at £39.95, but they are being offered at the special discounted price of £35.00 to members on joining.

Completed Membership Application Forms should be sent with a direct debit form (for annual membership) or cheque to cover all fees, as well as the History of the Guild, if required.

In summary, please submit your fee as follows:

Annual Membership   Life Membership
Joining Fee £200.00   Joining Fee £200.00 
Annual Subscription £134.00   Life Subscription £2,500.00*
History of the Guild Vols I and II £35.00   History of the Guild Vols I and II £35.00 
Total Remittance £369.00   Total Remittance £2,735.00*
*This fee is for applicants under the age of 61, reducing by £60 a year to age 75, when the subscription is £1,600.
 

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
 
 

 

Guild News View All News

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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