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The Worshipful Company of Horners

About the Horners

The Worshipful Company of Horners is both an ancient guild and livery company, and a modern City Institution. The first historic reference to the Company was recorded in 1284, although the craft of the horner … Read More

Master & Wardens

It is customary for the Master and Wardens to be nominated for office at a Court Meeting held in the latter part of the Horners’ year. They are Elected and Installed at a Court Meeting, which takes place on … Read More

The original guilds, later called livery companies because of the liveries they wore, have always played a major part in the governance of the City.

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COURT and SUMMER DINNER June 13th 2024

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At the June Court Meeting, Liveryman Martin Lewis was made an Assistant, David Evans and Tom Martin were admitted to the Freedom of the Company and Samuel Johnston as an Associate. Afterwards Horners and their Guests enjoyed a Champagne reception prior to Dinner at Painter’s Hall. During dinner, as is their custom, the Master Horner took wine with his Wardens using drinking Horns. Afterwards our Becker Scholar. Emyr Lloyd Jones,…

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