The Worshipful Company of Turners

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

Wizardry in Wood October 2021

The Turners' Company present Wizardry in Wood 2021: combining art, beauty, mystery & skill, this exciting event returns to Carpenters' Hall, London from 13-16 October.

Art & Ornament – Exhibition

The Master Carvers’ Association, initiators and founder members of The Grinling Gibbons Society and Tercentenary National Festival, present Art & Ornament, a multidiscipline exhibition of current practice by members and friends, from 2nd August until 5th September.

Eleanor Lakelin’s Solo Show ‘UnEarthed’ at Sarah Myerscough Gallery

Sarah Myerscough Gallery is delighted to present Eleanor Lakelin's first UK solo show at the gallery in June 2021. Ostensibly abstract, Eleanor's vessel-shaped sculptures abound in metaphorical resonance. They speak to the hand and to the soul, conjuring sensory imaginings and visual narratives.

London Greenwood

New dates are available for our Family Whittling courses, this term we've got some weekend dates instead of our usual half term courses. For families that want to start whittling at home, or around a campfire, our courses are a great introduction for both adults and children.

Lord Mayor’s Big Curry Lunch Online Auction Live Now!

For a number of years the Guildhall has been the location for the Lord Mayor's Big Curry Lunch, a major fundraising event on behalf of military charities. This year the auction is online and is live now for bids.

The Clockmakers’ Co ‘Painting Time’ Art Lecture

The Master & Consort of The Worshipful Company of Clockmakers have pleasure in inviting you to join them in an art lecture, compiled and presented by the art historian, Michael Howard, online on 13th April 2021. This talk will explore some of the most compelling aspects of painting.

Which Way Water – 2050? Lecture

What will the world of water look like in 2050? How will cities future proof themselves in the face of increasing climate change and population growth? Which Way Water will take place on March 22nd 2021.

Collect: International Art Fair for Contemporary Craft and Design

Collect Art Fair will take place online from 26 February to 2 March 2021. Collect brings you a stunning group of specialist international galleries helping you discover some of the exceptional pieces on display.

Gresham College Lecture Series

At Gresham College (free lectures since 1597) we are continuing to deliver lectures online in March 2021. Lecture topics this month include The Mistakes CEO's Make, Rising Obesity, and Computers A History.

Gresham College Lecture Series

At Gesham College (free lectures since 1597) we are continuing to deliver lectures online in February 2021, and among the highlights will be the Lord Mayor's lecture on The City's Role in a Green-Led Economic Recovery.

City Walks and Talks

Temple Bar Trust and City of London Guides invite you to join them for series of live broadcast virtual walks around the City. Your guides are all experts in the City with a rich and varied mix of professional backgrounds.

Introduction to Green Woodwork Workshop

This course is designed to give participants an introduction to green woodworking using unseasoned wood straight from the log and hand tools. Suitable for all including: complete beginners, those who have carpentry experience but are new to green woodwork

Gresham College Lecture Series

At Gresham College (free lectures since 1597) we are continuing to deliver lectures online in January 2021, and among the highlights will be Professor Chris Whitty on Medical Screening

Advent & Christmas at St Bride’s Church

Advent began at the end of November when worship was suspended during the lockdown. Now restrictions have eased, we are looking forward to welcoming visitors and worshippers to our programme of events as we prepare for Christmas.

Turning Against Torture Auction

Liveryman Michael Maisey and others have turned some beautiful items and passed them onto local artists to add their own unique decoration. The auction will run until 13th December, proceeds going to Freedom From Torture.

Virtual Literary Evening with Peter Day in conversation with Jon Drori

Jon’s recent book, "Around the World in 80 Trees" has been a surprise best-seller translated into 15 languages. He and Peter will talk about science, books, childhood botanical trips, the importance of the beauty of books...

London Green Wood, we can all find resilience in outdoor life

London Green Wood is a non-profit cooperative of woodworkers practising rural crafts in the city. Our aim is to encourage crafty-ness, creativity and self-reliance in everybody. Courses are available to book now.

Wizardry in Wood 2020 – postponed to 2021

Our wonderful 'Wizardry in Wood' exhibition planned for October at Carpenters' Hall will be postponed. But we are delighted to let you know this has been re-scheduled for 12-16 October 2021 at the same venue.

London Craft Week 2020

We are pleased to announce that Turners / Cockpit Arts awards winner 2017, Darren Appiagyei will be exhibiting at London Craft Week 2020, due to be held from September 30th to October 10th at various venues.

A musical feast this summer – live!

Are you missing the Proms, Opera and concerts? If so, help is at hand from the Voces8 Foundation. A series of 10 concerts, ‘Live from London’ will be performed each Saturday evening beginning on Saturday 1 August.

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