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Upcoming Events

The Events Committee arranges the majority of the Company’s social events and is always keen to receive suggestions from Liverymen and Freemen. Upcoming events are listed below, with the next event shown first.

Common Hall & Dinner

8 Sept 2022

Location:

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

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Arts Scholars are invited to attend this year's Common Hall. This is an important event, where members can hear about the Company's activities over the past year, listen to future plans and put questions to the various committees: Charity, Communications, Education, Events, Finance and Membership.

Start time:

17:00

Duration:

3hrs 30mins

Common Hall, members only; reception + dinner, members + guests

Eligibility:

Fish & Chips Lunch

16 Sept 2022

Location:

City University Club, 42 Crutched Friars, EC3N 2AP

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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.

Start time:

11:30

Duration:

2hrs 30mins

Members + 1 guest each

Eligibility:

Watts Gallery

20 Sept 2022

Location:

Down Lane, Guildfold, Surrey, GU3 1DQ

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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)

Start time:

10:00

Duration:

5hrs

Members only

Eligibility:

15th Mithras Lecture

19 Oct 2022

Location:

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

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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.

Start time:

17:30

Duration:

2hrs

Members + Guets

Eligibility:

Livery Dinner

31 Oct 2022

Location:

Innholders' Hall

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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.

Start time:

18:45

Duration:

4hrs

Liverymen only (no guests)

Eligibility:

Fish & Chips Lunch

25 Nov 2022

Location:

City University Club, 42 Crutched Friars, EC3N 2AP

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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.

Start time:

12:30

Duration:

2hrs 30mins

Members + 1 guest each

Eligibility:

Wellcome Collection

29 Nov 2022

Location:

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Details to follow.

Start time:

00:00

Duration:

Eligibility:

Admissions Ceremony

29 Nov 2022

Location:

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Details to follow.

Start time:

18:00

Duration:

Eligibility:

Tour of the Wallace Collection's Arms & Armour

12 Dec 2022

Location:

Hertford House, Manchester Square, London W1U 3BN

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A guided tour of the collection of princely arms and armour, which forms one of the highlights of the Wallace Collection. Although some objects were meant for combat, many are beautiful examples of the armourer's art and were made for rulers and nobles across the world, from Shar Jahan, Mughal Emperors to Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor.

Start time:

15:00

Duration:

1hr

Liverymen, then Freemen (currently no guests)

Eligibility: