Wheelwrights News

A selection of News items from the Worshipful Company of Wheelwrights:

News From HMS Severn – July 2022

News From HMS Severn – July 2022

As the Royal Navy’s dedicated navigation training ship, this year has seen HMS SEVERN continue to deliver assessments at sea from the Western Isle of Scotland to the Channel Islands.  Since March this has included a Specialist Navigators’ course (the most advanced...

Hub & Spoke Newsletter – Summer 2022

Hub & Spoke Newsletter – Summer 2022

The Summer 2022 issue of Hub & Spoke - the Wheelwrights newsletter - has now been published and can be viewed here. It will also be emailed to all members. As well as the regular update from the Master, it includes news about our new Corporate Affiliate Programme...

INTER LIVERY CLAY SHOOTING COMPETITION 2022

INTER LIVERY CLAY SHOOTING COMPETITION 2022

On the 19th May we entered two teams to the Inter-livery Clay Pigeon shooting competition at Holland and Hollands shooting ground.  The teams were Captained by Past Master James Tucker and Court assistant Chris Ball.  Team members comprised  David Thornley, Bob...

MANSION HOUSE BANQUET 18TH MAY 2022

MANSION HOUSE BANQUET 18TH MAY 2022

On the 18th May 2022 We were finally able to hold our Mansion House banquet after the  2 previous years that were disrupted by the covid virus.  The South East London cadet force formed the guard of honour and looked very impressive.  A delicious dinner was enjoyed by...

Hub & Spoke Newsletter – Spring 2022

Hub & Spoke Newsletter – Spring 2022

The Spring 2022 issue of Hub & Spoke - the Wheelwrights newsletter - has now been published and can be viewed here. It will also be emailed to all members. As well as the regular update from the Master, it includes news about our education activities with Burnt...

2022 PARALYMPIC HERITAGE FLAME LIGHTING CEREMONY

2022 PARALYMPIC HERITAGE FLAME LIGHTING CEREMONY

The Master and Court Assistant Stefan Hay were fortunate to be invited to the 2022 Paralympic Heritage Flame Lighting Ceremony at Stoke Mandeville Stadium in the evening on 28th February 2022. Despite the shocking weather, it was still a very good event, opened by The...

Wheels & Wheelwrights Book Published – Jan 2022

Wheels & Wheelwrights Book Published – Jan 2022

Our new history book covering 350 years since Grant of Royal Charter in 1670 has just been published. The hard back book has 192 pages with 11 chapters including 160 illustrations. Appendices include Royal Charter and bye laws, past Masters, Clerks, Beadles and...

Andrew Paddison Film 2021

Andrew Paddison Film 2021

Andrew Paddison was The Master Wheelwrights award winner in 2020 and he has a new film out of his 1000 mile fundraising hand cycle ride around Scotland this summer.  Andrew is an inspiration to us all and he has raised many thousands of pounds for good causes.  The...

INSTALLATION COURT AND DINNER THURSDAY 2ND DECEMBER 2021

INSTALLATION COURT AND DINNER THURSDAY 2ND DECEMBER 2021

On Thursday the 2nd December we held our installation Court and Dinner at Drapers Hall.  Mr Elliott Porte was installed as Master of The Company at the Court meeting and David Thornley and Lt Commander James Dutt were clothed in the livery of the Company.  After the...