The Worshipful Company of Horners
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Sporting Activities

Lord Mayor’s Charity Golf Day 2017

By | Horners' Golfing Society, Sporting Activities

THE HORNERS’ GOLF SOCIETY ORGANISED A CHARITY GOLF DAY IN SUPPORT OF THE LORD MAYOR’S CHARITIES It’s 2.30PM on a glorious July afternoon, and the two Colins (Richards and Freedman) await the arrival of the Lord Mayor of London, our own Alderman Dr Andrew Parmley, on the steps of Burhill Golf Club in Surrey. The months of preparation are reaching their conclusion, and we have just successfully arranged the completion…

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Inter-Livery Clay Pigeon Shoot 2017

By | Horners' Shooting Group, Sporting Activities

At this year’s event, held on 17th May at the Holland & Holland shooting grounds, the Horners entered two teams. Our Court Team consisted of Past Master Lynn Walters, Court Assistant Charles Bettinson, Liveryman John Roll Pickering and a guest Mike Berry. Some heavy showers fell during the day although there was mercifully little wind. Although most of the targets were familiar from earlier years we still found them to…

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Inter Livery Tennis 2016

By | Horners' Tennis Group, Sporting Activities

This annual event took place on 7th September 2016 and the Horners were represented by Freeman Robert Pinchen and Cynthia Hunt and supported by the Master and Mistress, our Clerk Jonathan Mead and his wife Gail. Robert and Cynthia were runners-up in Group one against the Girdlers, Peweters and Dyers so went into the knock-out rounds. Playing well they reached the semi-finals only to be knocked out by the Drapers….

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Golfing Society 2016 Report

By | Horners' Golfing Society, Sporting Activities

Another successful season for the Horners’ golfing fraternity, with 23 members and numerous guests participating in 20 fixtures including our Spring and Autumn meetings, matches against other Livery Companies (Tin Plate Workers, Actuaries and Barber-Surgeons), participation in our own inter-Livery tournament (The Horners’ Trophy), other Company golf tournaments (Marketors’, Loriners’, Tallow Chandlers’, Airline Pilots’ & Navigators’, Fuellers’ and Carmen), special Livery events such as Prince Arthur Cup at Walton Heath, the Lord Mayor’s Charity Golf Day, City Livery Club Golf Day and the Pewterers’ Challenge. We also managed three events with guests from our associated RAF Squadron, and a golfing holiday for 18 of us (including partners) on the Costa del Sol, hosted by Hon Court Assistant Simon Baldwin-Purry, where we played three rounds of golf including our annual match against the local PROBUS Club.

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