ANNUAL SERVICE & GARDEN PARTY (July 2016)
40TH ANNIVERSARY BANQUET (May 2016)
GUILD TRIP TO ZURICH / SECHSELÄUTEN (April 2016)
Guild Members and guests from Zurich arrive for dinner at the Ball.
Young Guild Members at the Ball.
Visit to the Letzi Guild with whom we sometimes join in the Lord Mayor’s Show in London.
Lunch in the Zunfthaus our Waag, home to the Guild of Linen Weavers of Zurich.
RBL GARDEN OF REMEMBRANCE (November 2015)
The Master and Clerk aterere privileged to attend the Annual Opening of the Royal British Legion’s Garden of Remembrance at St Paul’s Cathedral recently, where the Master planted a cross on behalf of the Guild in remembrance of those who gave their all for our Country. This is always a particularly poignant occasion for the Guild in light of the many younger servicemen and women we count amongst our Members. If you wish to contribute to the Guild’s collection for the Royal British Legion’s 2016 Poppy Appeal, please contact the Clerk.
Lest we forget.
2015 ANNUAL SHEEP DRIVE (September 2015)
Members of the Guild of Young Freemen were privileged to take part as the official Marshals at this year’s Worshipful Company of Woolmen’s Annual Sheep Drive. The event which saw some 600 Freemen exercise their ancient right to drive sheep across London Bridge raised in excess of £40,000 on the day.
2015 ANNUAL BANQUET (July 2015)
The Master, Wardens and Court of Assistants of the Guild of Young Freemen were delighted to welcome Members and their guests to the Guild’s 39th Annual Banquet in the splendid medieval surroundings of the London Charterhouse. The Guild was very privileged to be joined on this occasion by both Sheriff Fiona Adler, and Sheriff Dr Andrew Parmley who was installed as the Guild’s 11th Honorary President, succeeding Alderman Sir David Wootton. In attendance on the night were the Masters of 8 City Livery Companies as well as the Clerks of several others, and a number of Aldermen, Common Councilmen, and Honorary Members including the newly installed Master of the Worshipful Company of Skinners and the IPM of the Worshipful Company of Mercers. The Guild was also particularly delighted to host on the night Sheriff-Elect for 2015/6 Dr Christine Rigden.
Photos courtesy of Neil Cordell (www.neilcordell.com)
NEW MEMBERS DRINKS (July 2015)
WATERLOO BANQUET (June 2015)
The Master stood trial at the Mansion House last week as part of a fundraising tradition hosted by the Sheriffs of the City of London. Joined by some 30 of his counterparts, the Master was swiftly charged with several misdemeanours and transported to the Tower of London for a Champagne luncheon, following which the convicts were released on bail, raising a remarkable £33,000 for the British Red Cross.