The Worshipful Company of Turners

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

Making of the Turners Consort

The Musicians Company, with whom we have a close relationship, are holding an event on 20th January and have invited our Master as guest speaker, kindly extending an invitation for members of the Turners Company to join.

Musicians’ Company Carol Service

The Turners have once again been invited to join the Musicians Company for their annual combined carol service on Wednesday 16th December for uplifting readings and inspirational music.

Inter-Livery Bridge Online Competition

We are pleased to announce details of our 3rd online Inter-Livery Bridge Competition (ILB) to be held on Monday 7 December 2020 at 2.15pm, please read on to find out how to enter

A Truly Magical Evening

We may not be able to hold the Livery Dinner this year but we can bring some sparkle and magic into your life in the run-up to Christmas! On Thursday 10th December the Events Committee are pleased to bring you, quite literally, a magical online experience.

Wizardry in Wood Virtual Reception for Company Members

To mark the occasion of Wizardry in Wood that should have happened this year in Carpenters' Hall, it has been decided to hold a virtual event for members on Wednesday 30th September 2020.

Patronal Service and Luncheon – Postponed until Spring

It had been hoped that we would be able to hold the Patronal Service, either in person or virtually or a combination of both, on November 26th but unfortunately the latest lockdown has meant that this is no longer possible.

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