The Worshipful Company of Turners

Supporting the Craft, City and Charity for over four hundred years

13 April 2022

Spring Dinner

This year the Spring Dinner will be held at Barber Surgeons' Hall on Wednesday 13th April 2022 at 6.30pm for 7.00pm. This dinner provides members with the opportunity to invite spouses, partners, family and friends to enjoy the conviviality of a Turners’ evening.

23 March 2022

RPT AGM and Craft Meeting

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN MOVED TO ONLINE. Open to all Company members, please book if you are interested to attend, and a link will be emailed to you nearer the time.

24 February 2022

Common Hall and Richard Gardner Williams Banquet

The Master and the Wardens wish to invite you to the Richard Gardner Williams Banquet to be held on Thursday 24th February at Saddlers’ Hall. The banquet is held in memory of the Company’s benefactor, Richard Gardner Williams, whose legacy in 1931 provided the Company with financial support.

Court Dinner

All members of the Court and Masters Emeriti are invited, to join the Master, Wardens and their guests at the Court Dinner which will take place on Thursday 20th January 2022 at Tallow Chandlers' Hall.

20 December 2021

Livery Dinner at Trinity House

The Company’s Livery Dinner will be held at Trinity House on Monday 20th December, and we are delighted to announce that this year we again will be joined by the Lord Mayor. Please don't delay booking your places as the venue is slightly smaller than we are used to.

15 December 2021

The Musicians’ Company Carol Service

After joining a virtual carol service last year, the tradition of sharing the Musicians' Company Carol service at St Michael Cornhill Church is back. The service will be held on on Wednesday 15th December, and there will be a festive dinner afterwards at Saddlers' Hall.

25 November 2021

Patronal Service and Luncheon

So delighted to be able to come together again for the annual Patronal Service held to remember and celebrate the lives and fellowship of Company members no longer with us. It has been two long years apart, please book your places in the members area and join us on Thursday 25th November.

21 September 2021

Livery Luncheon

The Company Livery Lunch for Liverymen and Court Members will be held in Apothecaries Hall on Tuesday 21st September. This is an informal lunch for Liverymen and their guests and an ideal time to introduce potential new members to the Company.

14 October 2021

Company Reception at Wizardry in Wood

The Company will hold a Reception at Wizardry in Wood for all members on Thursday 14th October between 6 and 8pm at Carpenters' Hall. This is an ideal opportunity for you to introduce family and friends to the wonders of our craft and view some of the UK's most skilled and creative woodturners.

13 September 2021

Inter-Livery Tennis Competition

The Feltmakers’ Inter-Livery Tennis Competition will be held on Monday 13th September 2021 at the Hurlingham Club. The competition will be followed by dinner in the Hurlingham Club when the Master of the Feltmakers’ Company will present prizes to the winners and the runners-up.

28 July 2021

Puttshack Bank mini golf event

Celebrating the end of formal lockdown the Turners company have booked 18 holes of tech-enabled mini-golf at Puttshack Bank on 28th July. Like the Christmas magician this event will be suitable for Turners and for younger relations who can also wield a club.

20 July 2021

Summer Dinner

To celebrate the anticipated lifting of the Government’s pandemic restrictions, it has been decided to upgrade the customary Summer Reception to a Summer Dinner, to be held at Apothecaries Hall on Tuesday 20th July. Timings will be 6.30 for 7.15 pm.

21 June 2021

The Horners’ Trophy Golf Day

Members of the Turners' Company are once again, cordially invited to enter the annual inter-livery competition for the magnificent Horners Trophy, at the equally magnificent Ashridge Golf Club on Monday 21st June 2021.

26 May 2021

A Webinar ‘Around the World in 80 Trees’

As the current Chairman of the Liveries Wood Group I am delighted to invite you to this webinar where Jonathan Drori, CBE has kindly agreed to give a presentation on his book ‘Around the World in 80 Trees’. This event will take place on 26th May 2021, David Mortlock Master Wheelwright.

23 June 2021

27th Inter Livery Clay Shoot

If you are interested in clay shooting you may be interested in representing the Company at the Inter-Livery Clay Shoot in June 2021. The Company has been allocated to shoot on 23rd June. If you wish to be considered for the Turners' team please contact Liveryman Fred Bain.

24 March 2021

Woodturning Demonstration

You are invited to an exclusive demonstration of woodturning by professional turner and Liveryman of the Turners Company Les Thorne assisted by Registered Professional Turner, Martin Saban-Smith on 24th March 2021.

18 March 2021

Register of Professional Turners AGM

The Company will again be hosting the Register of Professional Turners for their AGM and Craft meeting via zoom on 18th March at 12 noon. Members of the Company interested in hearing more about the craft are invited to join the meeting.

25 February 2020

Common Hall

Unfortunately, the Richard Gardner Williams Banquet will not go ahead as usual in February 2021, however Common Hall will be taking place via Zoom on February 25th, followed by virtual drinks

04 March 2021

Virtual Tour of King William Street Station

The London Transport Museum is hosting an exclusive virtual tour for the Turners' Company of the disused King William Street Station on Thursday 4th March starting promptly at 6.00 pm.

22 April 2020

Spring Dinner 2021 – cancelled

We are very sad to announce that Girdlers’ Hall has decided to stay closed for the foreseeable future, and therefore the Company Spring Dinner which was to be held on Thursday 22nd April is now cancelled.

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