The Worshipful Company of Turners

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

‘Ye Leaves Be Green’ Concert

Programme devised and directed by Professor Ian Wilson, this is the final concert in the GGS's concert series 'A Musical Celebration of Grinling Gibbons'. To be held in St Mary Abchurch, on 23rd June, tickets are £15, payable on the door only, pre booking via email essential.


London’s Turbulent Son – a musical

As part of the Becket Pageant for London, 'London's Turbulent Son' is a thrilling modern musical interpretation of the dramatic life of former Patron Saint of London, Thomas Becket, inspired by an historic guild Pageant of 1519. Performances on June 17th and 18th, booking required.


Desire Jewellery & Silversmithing Fairs

Purchase from a stunning treasure trove of original and affordable designs created by some of the finest jewellers and silversmiths in the UK. At Chelsea Old Town Hall from 27th to 29th May.


Pewter Live 2022

Pewter Live has taken place at Pewterer’s Hall, in the heart of the City of London, since 1988. It is an annual European Design Competition organised by the Worshipful Company of Pewterers to promote the use of pewter and innovation in design.


Craft in Focus at Hever Castle

From 12th to 15th May, exhibitors selected from the UK’s finest designer makers and contemporary artists will be at Hever Castle for Craft in Focus. The event will incorporate demonstrating artists, a food village and live music! Register of Professional Turner, Colin Norgate, will be exhibiting.


An Evening of 17th Century Music & Song in the Grand Hall of the Old Bailey

A Musical Romp through Pepys’s Library - Enjoy an exceptional evening of 17th Century music and song featuring the launch of The Pepys Recorder with Christopher Bucknall, Professor Ian Wilson & the Turners’ Consort of Instruments and special guest singers.


Ukrainian Stained Glass Fundraising Webinar

This is a fundraising effort for the Disasters Emergency Committee’s Ukraine Appeal to help towards the current humanitarian crisis. We are very grateful to Glaziers’ Liveryman Oksana Kondratyeva, who is Ukrainian, and is giving a talk on “Ukrainian Stained Glass” on 19th April.


Lord Mayor’s Big Curry Lunch

Tickets for the 2022 Lord Mayor’s Big Curry Lunch on Thursday 7th April are now on sale. The Turners will be supporting the event by having a table sale, and have donated two items in the silent auction, made by George Shapland and John Boyne-Aitken.


The Lady Mayoress’ Sleep Out

On Wednesday 30th March, with the aim to raise awareness of homelessness in the City, the Lady Mayoress will be ditching her comfortable bed at Mansion House to sleep in the open air overnight and invites you to join her.


Evening with World Class Turner, Nick Agar

The Events Committee have arranged a rare opportunity to get up close and personal with world class turner Nick Agar direct from his studio in Georgia, USA. Nick will be giving a live talk and turning demonstration on Tuesday 29th March on zoom.


Advocacy, Trial & Error

This is the 2022 performance of the ever-popular theatrical fundraising Revue for the benefit of the Sheriffs' & Record's Fund and Pan Intercultural Arts. The shows are being organised for 4 nights of Monday 14th to Thursday 17th March at the Central Criminal Court, Old Bailey.


Desire Jewellery & Silversmithing Fair

Desire has become firmly established as the 'must visit' event for its stunning collection and unrivalled choice of contemporary jewellery and stylish silverware. Visitors can purchase from an exciting range from both emerging British talent as well as from more established makers.


Collect Art Fair, London

Collect is one of the world’s most influential fairs focusing on contemporary craft and design and living artists, and takes place each year at Somerset House in the heart of London. Collect will take place from 25-27 February 2022 with previews on 23-24 February 2022.


Rescue Mission: which endangered crafts should we save?

Online lecture hosted by Crafts Magazine on 24th January: Making traditions are an inherent part of our collective heritage, but as society and technology advances, some inevitably become at risk of dying out. How do we decide what’s an essential part of our culture?


FOG Design & Art Fair

The eighth edition of FOG Design+Art will take place January 20–23, 2022 at Fort Mason Center for Arts and Culture in San Francisco. The exhibition features Eleanor Lakelin, QEST Scholar and a previous winner of the Cockpit Arts, Turners' Company Award.


Midhurst Contemporary Craft Show

On 4th and 5th December, the highly-skilled designer-makers from Sussex and adjoining counties will provide a colourful feast of creativity to brighten the dark days of winter and provide inspiration for unique and personal Christmas gifts.


The City Christmas Fair

The City Christmas Fair has taken place every winter for 20 years, giving guests the opportunity to enjoy a day of luxurious shopping and unique events – all while supporting women’s health research. The fair will be opened by the Lady Mayoress at 11am on 6th December.


Advent & Christmas at St Bride’s Church

Come and join us this Advent and Christmas at St Bride's Church as we revisit the wonderful and hope-filled Christmas story in words and music from the fabulous St Bride's Choir. Various events in the run up to Christmas, click to see them all.


Remembrance Sunday at St Brides

The annual Remembrance Sunday service at St Bride's Church, Fleet Street, London, is on 14th November and begins earlier than usual at 10:50am so that we can begin with the traditional two-minute silence at 11am after the the playing of the Last Post. This is an un-ticketed free event.


Handmade Chelsea, The Contemporary Craft and Design Fair

Curated and organised by Handmade in Britain since 2007, Handmade Chelsea is an established high-end craft and design fair taking place at London's iconic Chelsea Old Town Hall from 12 - 14 November.


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