Worshipful Company of Carmen

scite, cito, certe — skilfully, swiftly, surely

Officers of the Court will attend in their traditional robes, badges of office and finery. You can join the procession from the Church for the tradition of the Master hiring his cart for the year.  You will enjoy lunch in the splendour of the historic Grocer’s Hall whilst we are pleased to have the opportunity of presenting awards to some of last year’s Awards winners. Following lunch, please stay to share the hospitality of the new Master and Mistress of the Company with the Stirrup Cup.  

Open to all members and their guests. £120.00pp.  The deadline date for tickets is Wednesday 13 October 2021.

Itinerary for the day:

11.45am  Guests & Members to process from Grocers Hall to St Stephen Walbrook Church

12.00pm noon Installation Ceremony of the incoming Master and Wardens and Annual Rededication followed by a procession back to Grocers Hall

1.00pm New Master’s Cart Hiring Ceremony following the ancient traditions of our Livery company followed by drinks reception

1.15pm Lunch in the fabulous Grocers Hall, founded by ancient spice traders, followed by some of the 2020 Industry Awards and the formal affiliation with 151 Regiment

4.00pm Stirrup Cup, join the New Master for a chat and a celebratory drink

6.00pm Carriages, go safely and we look forward to seeing you again soon

Dress Code: Dark Lounge Suit or Morning Dress.   Ladies Suits / Dress & Jacket & Hats (hats are optional)