The Worshipful Company of Turners

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

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.


Lord Mayor’s Show Live on TV – Cancelled

The Lord Mayor’s Show, one of the landmark events in the City of London’s calendar, has been reduced and redesigned this year, because of COVID-19 public health restrictions. It will now be held as a contained and televised spectacle in the historic Guildhall Yard on Saturday 14 November.


‘Voices in the City’ Podcasts

Information Technologists’ Court member, Author and Blogger Paul Jagger has embarked on a task to record various ‘Voices of the City’ encompassing the Livery and City governance. Listen to the podcasts here:


Livery Hall virtual tours

Three of the City’s Livery Halls offer an online virtual ’tour’ of their respective hall. While the tours aren’t guided, they do provide the opportunity to browse around the halls at leisure.


Online Worship at St Bride’s Church

Covid-19 has changed our ministry at St Bride's in unexpected ways. Our worship has moved online with services at 11am & 5:30pm each Sunday. These are streamed live on Facebook, or are available on our website.


Virtual Wisley Spring 2020

Unfortunately the Contemporary Spring Craft Fair which takes place at RHS Garden Wisley has been cancelled this year. They are therefore staging a virtual version, where you can visit all the makers from the comfort of your home.


London Greenwood Online Courses

All London Greenwood courses and public events have been cancelled because of the current coronavirus pandemic. These will recommence once it's safe for everyone to take part again. In the meantime, they are running online courses.


Online Services at St Bride’s Church

The current situation presents us all with difficult challenges. For St Bride's, public worship is not permitted at this crucial time in the church's year and our congregation and friends are isolated far and wide. Yet our spirit is not easily quenched and we have found new ways to connect.


The Sound of Craft at London Craft Week

A London Craft Week event by the Heritage Crafts Association in collaboration with the VOCES8 Centre, St Anne & St Agnes Church, London on Thursday 30th April, in support of the endangered craft of musical instrument making.


COLLECT International Art Fair

Collect, The International Art Fair for Modern Craft and Design is at Somerset House from 27 February to 1 March 2020. Over 40 galleries from the UK and around the world have been selected including Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust (QEST) supported by the Turners' Company.


Green Woodwork Courses in London

For all those with a yearning to get carving, the best way to get involved in the Abney Park workshop is to join an Introduction to green woodwork course. After you have learnt the art, there are many more skills to develop. Read on to see how you can get carving.


2020 Treason, Trial and Error

2020 Treason, Trial and Error 400 Years of Newgate Prison and The Old Bailey Monday to Wednesday 16th – 18th March 2020 (3 Nights) Supporting The Sheriffs’ & Recorder’s Fund helping ex-Offenders and PAN Intercultural Arts helping victims of Human Trafficking To be held in The Iconic No. 1 Court, Central Criminal Court, Old Bailey, London […]


Guildhall Studio Orchestra with Joe Stilgoe

On Wednesday 8th January internationally acclaimed singer, pianist and entertainer Joe Stilgoe brings his smash hit show to Guildhall School. Songs on Film pays tribute to much-loved movies as self-confessed film buff Joe raids his own collection.


Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols

On 22nd December, the St Bride's Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols offers the only chance during the season to hear the full range of readings in the form of service devised by Eric Milner-White for King's College, Cambridge in 1918.


St Bride’s Church Adfam Carol Concert

St Bride's Church are holding their 23rd Annual Carol Concert on the evening of 4th December 2019. This is a wonderful opportunity to come together with friends and colleagues to hear the famous St Bride’s Choir sing some uplifting carols.


Cockpit Arts Winter Open Studios

Cockpit Arts Winter Open Studios Exclusive festive shopping with London’s top makers Holborn 29th November to 1st December.  Deptford 6th December to 8th December. Our celebrated Winter Open Studios brings you the chance to meet and shop directly with over 140 of London’s finest makers during two weekends. This twice-yearly shopping event is the only […]


Handmade in Chelsea 2019

Handmade Chelsea is an annual contemporary craft and design fair at the beautiful Chelsea Old Town Hall. Taking place over three days from Friday 8 – Sunday 10 November 2019, the event will celebrate the best in high-end design and craftsmanship.


Winchester Guildhall Craft in Focus

Register of Professional Turner member, Colin Norgate will be exhibiting his stunning wood turned work at Craft in Focus in the beautiful Winchester Guildhall over the weekend of the 22nd November. Visit Colin and purchase from a stunning treasure trove of original and affordable crafts.


Guildhall Christmas Market 2019

The Turners will again be displaying turned items for sale as part of the Red Cross Christmas Market, Guildhall. In 2017, helped by the generosity of many professional turners, the Company raised over £4,000 for the British Red Cross. Grand opening 25th November, Market day 26th November.


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