The Worshipful Company of Turners

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

St Clement Danes Carol Service with 601 Sqn RAuxAF

Join the community at St Clement Danes, together with members of 601 (County of London) Sqn RAuxAF, for a traditional service of Christmas readings and carols. Following the service there will be a drinks reception to celebrate the launch of a new cocktail book in support of the 1941 Appeal.

Wellbeing of Women City Christmas Fair

We are excited to announce the return of the annual Wellbeing of Women City Christmas Fair.  After raising a record-breaking £78,000 for our vital work in 2021, we are thrilled to be back at Drapers’ Hall on Monday 5 December 2022. 

Cockpit Arts Winter Open Studios

Get your tickets to see beautiful handmade objects, meet and buy from world-leading designers and makers, and experience the unique buzz of the craft studio. Dates are 25-27 November in Bloomsbury and 2-4 December in Deptford.

The Lord Mayor’s Show

The Lord Mayor's Show will take place on Saturday 12th November, starting from Mansion House, moving to the Royal Courts via St Paul's Cathedral, and coming back in the early afternoon via the Embankment and Victoria Street.

Wren Talk: Sir Christopher Wren before Architecture

This year’s Wren Talk on Thursday 20th October at St Bride's Church, Fleet Street, will be given by Rory Coonan, former director of architecture at the Arts Council of Great Britain, and honorary fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects.

Goldsmiths’ Fair 2022

Bringing together 136 of the UK’s most extraordinary silversmiths and goldsmiths, this year’s Fair will not disappoint. From wire work to 3D printing, traditional goldsmithing to intricate engraving, the 40th anniversary exhibitors combine ancient techniques with modern day technologies.

Sheep Drive and Livery Fair

Celebrating its 10th Anniversary, on 25th September, the 2022 Sheep Drive will be led by the Rt Hon the Lord Mayor, Vincent Keaveny; also a Woolman – and our very special guest; farmer, best-selling author and one of the UK’s most-loved broadcasters, Kate Humble.

Turn a Wooden Bowl outdoors on a foot powered pole lathe

Learn how to turn a wooden bowl using a foot powered pole lathe at the London Greenwood woodland workshop in the city. Suitable for beginners and improvers, 27th August, book online.

Craft in Focus

Purchase from a stunning treasure trove of original and affordable designs created by some of the finest craftsmen and artists in the UK. Wood, textiles, paintings, furniture, metal, leather, ceramics, jewellery, glass, fashion and more, RHS Hyde Hall, 26 to 29 August

Household Division Military Musical Spectacular

The annual Military Musical Spectacular is an annual concert performed on the Horse Guards Parade each year. This year the event will take place on the 5th, 6th and 7th July, Horse Guards Parade Ground at 7:30pm.

‘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.

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