Events  /  Past Events

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Past Events

The Events Committee arranges the majority of the Company’s social events and is always keen to receive suggestions from Liverymen and Freemen. Events the Arts Scholars have run in the past are listed below, with the most recent event shown first.

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Livery Dinner

31 Oct 2022

Location:

Innholders' Hall

This dinner is the only event specifically designed for Liverymen. It provides a rare opportunity for Liverymen to get together and spend a convivial evening in each others company.

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Mithras Lecture

19 Oct 2022

Location:

Bloomberg London, 3 Queen Victoria Street, London, EC4N 4TQ

The 15th Mithras Lecture will be delivered by Tim Knox, Director of the Royal Collection. Taking as his title,'Past Caring? Stories from a career in old houses, museums and collections', Tim will reminisce on his career in Heritage and will touch upon his experience looking after one of the greatest of all private collections, and the last of the great European Royal collections to remain in the hands of its Royal Family. The lecture will be followed by a reception.

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Watts Gallery

20 Sept 2022

Location:

Down Lane, Guildfold, Surrey, GU3 1DQ

The Watts Gallery is an art gallery and heritage site consisting of Arts & Craft buildings and beautifully landscaped woodlands and grounds, nestled in the Surrey Hills. The visit will comprise of a private tour of the galleries and the De Morgan Collection, followed by access to the ‘G F Watts and Sculpture: A Fragmented Legacy’ temporary exhibition, and a visit to the Watts Chapel and Limnerslease House. The cafe has been reserved for our group (lunch at individual’s expense)

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Fish & Chips Lunch

16 Sept 2022

Location:

City University Club, 42 Crutched Friars, EC3N 2AP

The latest edition of an Arts Scholars tradition: the Friday Fish and Chips lunch at the City University Club. Please note a slightly changed format: the lunch will include Fish and chips, a glass of wine, dessert of the day, coffee and chocolates and a staff gratuity.

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Common Hall & Dinner

8 Sept 2022

Location:

Armourers' Hall, 81 Coleman St, London, EC2R 5BJ

Details to follow.

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Lundenwic Walking Tour - The World Beneath Your Feet

3 Aug 2022

Location:

Meet under front portico of St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square.

The walk will look at the most neglected period of London’s history when, from AD600 to 900, the mid-Saxon settlement of Lundenwic was focused not on the abandoned site of the ancient Roman city of Londinium, but in Covent Garden/Strand.

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Visit to Spencer House, London

18 Jul 2022

Location:

27 St James's Place, London SW1X 1NR

A private Arts Scholars visit to Spenser House, the wonderful 18th century London Palace designed by John Vardy and James 'Athenian' Stuart for the Spencer family. A glass of champagne will be served at the end (no other drinks option available).

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Fish & Chips Lunch

8 Jul 2022

Location:

City University Club, 42 Crutched Friars, EC3N 2AP

The Arts Scholars are pleased to announce another in their series of Fish and Chips Lunches. These offer a perfect opportunity to meet fellow Arts Scholars and get to know each other in a relaxed and informal manner.

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Election of Sheriffs & Lunch

24 Jun 2022

Location:

Guildhall and Butchers' Hall

All eligible Liverymen (admitted on or before 31 May 2021) are invited to attend the Guildhall on Friday 24 June 2022 for the Election of Sheriffs for the City of London. This is one of the City of London's most important occasions. A limited number of places are available for a lunch at Butchers' Hall after the event.

Liverymen only wishing to attend Common Hall should not register for this event, but should email the Clerk who will arrange a pass.

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International Visit: Romania (Transylvania)

18 Jun 2022

Location:

Transylvania

A 7 night 8 day visit, including Suceava, Sighisoara and Brasov 18th-25th June 2022.

THIS TRIP IS FULLY BOOKED