DATE

EVENT

LOCATION

DESCRIPTION

Thur 2 Feb

Candlemas

ELECTION DAY SERVICE AND LUNCHEON

St James Garlickhythe

&

Painters’ Hall

The traditional way in which the Horners salute their new Master with an opportunity to view the Ceremony of the Installation of the Master and his Wardens.

Wed 8 Feb

City Briefing

Livery Hall in Guildhall

These are aimed particularly at new Liverymen and Freemen; partners are also welcome, as are Court Assistants and Liverymen of longer standing. There is a non-refundable charge of £20 per person for the course.

Mon 13 Feb

Apprentice Awards Ceremony

Merchant Taylors’ Hall

The Master will introduce winner(s) of the Horners-BPF Apprentice Award to the Lord Mayor

Tues 28 Feb  Shrove Tuesday

Inter-Livery Pancake Race

Guildhall Yard

Organised by the Worshipful Company of Poulters.  The event now takes place each year in Guildhall yard at midday on Shrove Tuesday by kind permission of the Chief Commoner.

Mon 6 Mar

Inter-Livery Bridge Competition 

Drapers’ Hall

The Worshipful Company of Makers of Playing Cards hosts this annual competition.  The Company has done well in past years and the team is led by P/M Ray Anstis, anstis@one-name.org

Tues 14 Mar

Gala Concert at St. Paul’s

St Paul’s Cathedral

Join the Rt Hon The Lord Mayor Alderman Dr Andrew Parmley for a very special Gala Concert by the London Symphony Orchestra in aid of the Lord Mayor’s Appeal

Mon 20 Mar

Livery Showcase 

Event organised by 

Livery Schools Link Ltd

Guildlhall

A key event for Livery Companies to engage with students inspiring them to consider career paths and job opportunities in the wide range of skills, trades and professions.

Fri 24 Mar

Horners’ Golf Society

Spring Meeting

Swinley Forest

Golf Club

Details of the HGS events from P/M Colin

Richards (colin.t.richards@btinternet.com).

New members welcome.

Fri 31 Mar

United Guilds Service and Luncheon

St Paul’s Cathedral

&

Stationers’ Hall

The annual Service with the colourful procession of Livery Masters and the Lord Mayor in full State, followed by lunch.

Tues 4 Apr

NOGGIN & NATTER

City Hostelry

The first opportunity this year to meet fellow Horners and to quench your thirst.

Thurs 6 April

Lord Mayor's Big Curry Lunch

Guildhall

The Lord Mayor of The City of London will host the Lunch, which raises significant sums for the ABF.  http://www.soldierscharity.org/events/the-lord-mayors-big-curry-lunch/ 

Wed 3 May

Ascot Race Day

Ascot Racecourse

You are invited to attend a thrilling day of racing and dining at Ascot Racecourse in Berkshire in aid of the Lord Mayor's Appeal.

Tues 9 May

Festival of the Sons of the Clergy

St Paul's Cathedral

The service is an annual service of thanksgiving and rededication in respect of the work of the Sons of the Clergy charity in helping clergy and their families in times of financial need. 

May/ September

VISIT TO LOTUS CARS

Lotus, 

Potash Lane, Hethel, 

Norfolk. NR14 8EZ


Wed 17 May

Inter-Livery Clay Pigeon Shoot

(organised by the Environmental Cleaners' Company) 

Holland & Holland Shooting Ground Northwood

To join a competitive day’s sport contact our Shooting Co-ordinator, Court Assistant Charles Bettinson, 

clinkhammer-risksolutions@outlook.com 

Details: www.interliveryshoot.com

Thurs 18 May TBC

Inter-Livery Golf

Walton Heath

 "Prince Arthur Cup".  Organised by the Livery Companies Golfing Society

Sat 20 May

 Inter-Livery Regatta

Cowes

Organised by the City Livery Yacht Club

22 - 25 May

MASTER’S ‘WEEKEND’


Visit to Derbyshire

Fri 2 June TBC

Inter-Livery Rifle Shooting Meet

Bisley

Organised by the Bakers' Company

Wed 14 Jun

Horners’ Golf Society

Horners Trophy

Ashridge Golf Club

HGS hosts an inter-livery event for the Horners’ Trophy, which is keenly competed for.  Again contact P/M Colin Richards

Thurs 15 Jun

VISIT TO 27 SQUADRON

RAF Odiham

27 Squadron find it hard to commit themselves in advance but it is hoped that an event may be arranged during the year.

Sun 18 Jun

Go Kart Grand Prix

Sandown Park Racecourse

Now in its third year, join the Worshipful Company of Glovers for the Go Kart Grand Prix in aid of the Lord Mayor’s Appeal at the famous Daytona Circuit.

Mon 26 Jun

Election of Sheriffs

and Luncheon

Guildhall

and

Hall (TBC 2)

Liverymen of one year and more standing should do their best to vote.  This effort will be rewarded by lunch in Painters’ Hall.

Wed 28 Jun

MASTER’S CHARITY AND MUSICAL EVENT

Painters’ Hall

Come to support the Master’s chosen charity………and enjoy dinner in Painters’ Hall.  The evening will end with music.





 

DATE

EVENT

LOCATION

DESCRIPTION





Mon 17 July

Lord Mayor’s Golf Day

Burhill Golf Club  Burwood Rd, Hersham, Walton-on-Thames KT12 4BX

The Lord Mayor’s Appeal Golf Day 2017 will take place at Burhill Golf Club, one of Surrey's finest golf clubs. The event is being organised by the Worshipful Company of Horners.

July TBC

MASTER’S SOCIAL OUTING



Wed 6 Sep

Inter-Livery Tennis Competition

Queen’s Club

Palliser Rd,

London W14 9EQ

Hon Freeman Dr Mary Hunt would love to hear from any keen tennis players. (mary@emhunt.co.uk. Tel 020 8946 9767 )

Wed 13 Sept

SHORT CITY WALK

&

NOGGIN & NATTER

City hostelry

The second of these arranged events.  The organisers, at no small personal cost, will discover a suitable venue for our enjoyment.

Fri 15 Sep

Sheriffs’ Ball

Guildhall

The Sheriffs of the City of London, Alderman Peter Estlin and Alderman William Russell, will be hosting the second annual Sheriffs' Ball, with a touch of rhythm, in aid of the Lord Mayor's Appeal.

Mon 18 Sep

Horners’ Golf Society

Autumn Meeting (TBC)

Thorndon Park GC, Brentwood, Essex

Again, details of the HGS events from

P/M Colin Richards (colin.t.richards@btinternet.com)

Wed 20 Sep

Court Members’ Dinner

Ironmongers’ Hall

This is an opportunity for Court Members only to dine together after the Court

Meeting.

Sun 24 Sep

Annual Sheep Drive

London Bridge

Worshipful Company of Woolmen will be organising the annual Sheep Drive across London Bridge. https://sheepdrive.london/ 

Mon 25 Sep

‘Bucks & Does’ Charity Inter-Livery Clay Pigeon Shoot

Bisley

A Horners-organised opportunity for shooters to show their skill.  The event is aimed at boosting the Master’s Armed Forces Charity, ABF The Soldiers’ Charity.

26 - 28 Sep

INTERPLAS

NEC, Birmingham

The event covers all of the manufacturing processes, technologies and services essential to the plastics sector.

Fri  29 Sep

Election of a Lord Mayor

and Luncheon

Guildhall

and

Hall (TBC 3)

The second Common Hall of the year.  Liverymen of one year standing or more really should try to get to the hustings.

Wed 4 Oct

Musicians' Company Evensong

St Paul's Cathedral

 Organised by the Musicians' Company

Thurs 5 Oct

ANNUAL BANQUET

MANSION HOUSE

The highlight of the Horners’ year.  The Master hopes for a ‘full house’.  Complete details will be sent out in the summer.

Tues 10 Oct

City Briefing

Livery Hall in Guildhall

These are aimed particularly at new Liverymen and Freemen; partners are also welcome, as are Court Assistants and Liverymen of longer standing. There is a non-refundable charge of £20 per person for the course.

Sun 8 to Thurs 12 Oct

HGS Spanish Holiday

Marbella, Spain

Annual Holiday to Spain for Golfers and Partners. Details from Assistant Clerk, Colin Freedman colin@colinfreedman.co.uk

Mon 6 Nov

City Briefing

Livery Hall in Guildhall

These are aimed particularly at new Liverymen and Freemen; partners are also welcome, as are Court Assistants and Liverymen of longer standing. There is a non-refundable charge of £20 per person for the course.

Tues 7 Nov

Lord Mayor’s 

Grand Finale Dinner

Guildhall

The Grand Finale Dinner will mark the end of Alderman Dr Andrew Parmley's mayoral year. The event promises to be a fantastic evening with fine dining, wine, entertainment and a live and silent auction.

Wed 8 Nov

20TH RALPH ANDERSON

MEMORIAL LECTURE

WITH SUPPER

Royal Society of Medicine

1 Wimpole Street

London W1

The showcase event for the Horners will again be in the splendid surroundings of the headquarters of the RSM

Sat 11 Nov

Lord Mayor’s Show

City of London

The Lord Mayor's Show is one of the best-known annual events in London as well as one of the longest-established.

Thur 21 Dec

CAROL SERVICE AND SUPPER

St James Garlickhythe and Painters’ Hall

The Horners’ Choir make the Service a most memorable occasion.  The supper which follows is the Horners’ Christmas Party.



2018


Jan 2018

Inter-Livery Ski Competition

(organised by the Ironmongers' Company)

Morzine

Costs are kept low to encourage younger liverymen and women to be involved. Money raised from the event goes to the Lord Mayor's Appeal and other charities. Contact: Terry Lewis lewisterrytory@hotmail.co.uk 

Also, liveryskiing@gmail.com 

Fri 2 Feb


Election Day Service and Luncheon

St James Garlickhythe and

Painters’ Hall

The Company’s year comes round again!