Events in 2019


The 2019 Calendar of Events can be found here (pdf document).


lecture on ernest shackleton: monday 14 october

The Glaziers’ Lecture & Supper will take place at Glaziers’ Hall on Monday 14th October 2019.  The evening begins with tea & coffee.  The lecture begins at 6.30 and will be followed by a two course supper with wine.

Our guest lecturer is Dr Isobel Williams, a retired consultant in Respiratory Medicine, and now a leading authority and regular speaker on Antarctic subjects and Antarctic heroes. Dr Williams will give an illustrated talk on ‘Ernest Shackleton, His Life and Times’.  Full details are here.

 


visit to battle of britain bunker: wednesday 16 october

The Battle of Britain Bunker was the room from which most of the Battle of Britain, as well as the RAF’s part in D-Day, was coordinated. The Operations Room lies 60 feet underground (there is a lift). The plotting room with its large map table, squadron display boards, and balloon and weather states, is exactly as it was when Winston Churchill visited on 15 September 1940. There is a Visitor Centre with exhibitions and displays and a café and shop.  Full details of the visit are here.


BUSINESS Reception at glaziers’ hall: tuesday 29 october
Glaziers’ Hall

The Master of the Worshipful Company of Glaziers invites members, business professionals and their guests to this flagship business reception and networking event at Glaziers’ Hall with its unique London Bridge riverside location with fine views of the City. This will be a good opportunity to meet business owners and business leaders from the City, London Bridge, South Bank and Southwark areas who will also be invited to attend this event. During the evening there will be presentations about the Glaziers’ Company and its activities and Livery Companies and their connection with business – past, present and future.This business reception event will include canapés, soft drinks and wine. There will also be a business card draw. The cost will be £40 per person.  Spaces are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment. Booking details here.


visit to Eltham Palace: friday 8 november

The Worshipful Company of Launderers invite the Glaziers to join them on the the Millionaires Tour of Eltham Palace in South-East London, an enchanting mix of Tudor Palace and Art Deco millionaire’s mansion.  Full details are here.