Events in 2018

Events Calendar for this year

The 2018 events calendar is available here (PDF document).  Unless otherwise specified events listed on this page are restricted to Members of the Company and their personal guests.

monday 25 June: Election of the sheriffs

Tickets are now available for Liverymen to attend and vote at the Election of the Sheriffs at Guildhall on Monday 25th June at 11.45am. Tickets are free of charge. Eligiblity to vote is restricted to Liverymen (not Freemen) of at least one year’s standing on the day of the Election.

Following the Election, a 3-Course Lunch with wines will be available at either Painters’ Hall (£62) or Farmers & Fletchers’ Hall (£65). At Farmers & Fletchers’ Hall seating is allocated by lot, but if you wish to sit with anyone in particular, please let the Clerk know at the time of booking.

When booking please specify which of the three you wish to attend (election only or election plus one of the lunch venues). Tickets will be issued for the lunches as well as for the election. Please pay by cheque (payable to The Glaziers Company), BACS (40-06-21 11296663 Ref: SHERIFF), or GoCardless.

The election addresses of the four candidates can be found here.  Please note that as this is a contested election it is possible that a poll will be necessary.  If so this will be held on 9 July, and Liverymen wishing to confirm their vote will be required to attend at Guildhall on that day to cast their ballot.

thursday 5 July: annual banquet at clothworkers’ hall

This year’s Banquet will take place at Cothworkers’ Hall on Thursday 5 July at 6.45 for 7.30 pm.  The guest speaker will be the Dean of Westminster, the Very Reverend John Hall, and this white tie spectacular will include all the usual trimmings and musical entertainment.  Booking details are here. Please apply by 28 June.


wed 29 August—sat 1 September: BSMGP Touring Conference, Oxford

Members of the Company are welcome to attend all BSMGP lectures and events.  The Autumn Touring Conference will be based in New College Oxford and will include visits to College chapels and to churches in South Oxfordshire to view a wealth of important stained glass.  Details and booking information can be found here.



13-16 september: master’s visit to girona

Booking is now open for the Master’s weekend visit to the Catalan city of Girona taking in the Cathedral, the Museum, with its mediaeval glazing table, and a day visit to a vineyard for tastings and lunch. To secure your place please return the booking form with a deposit of £100 per person (the final cost of the trip is estimated to be £440).  Participants will need to make their own arrangements for travelling to and from Girona.  Information on travel options can be found here. The Clerk will be travelling on the 0945 flight from Gatwick to Barcelona  (formerly Iberia but now Vueling) and the 1450 train from there to Girona. Her return journey involves the  1256 train from Girona to Barcelona and the 1725 flight to Gatwick.  Train tickets can be booked here.

Friday 21 september: sheriffs’ ball at guildhall

The (current) Sheriffs invite you to join them down the Rabbit Hole for this Wonderland themed extravaganza in aid of the Lord Mayor’s Appeal. Details are here, and the booking form is here.



Friday 12 october: bsmgp lecture: the peacock lady

Members of the Company are welcome to attend BSMGP lectures and events.  This evening lecture on the work of Theodora Salusbury is given by her great-nephew Andrew Loutit and seeks to widen knowledge of this little known artist, who studied with Christopher Whall and Karl Parsons.  It takes place at the Art Workers Guild in Central London, and there is an optional supper afterwards.  Details are here.