Wheelwrights News

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

Master & Wardens 2023-24

Master & Wardens 2023-24

At our recent Installation Court Meeting, held at Drapers' Hall on 7th December, the Worshipful Company of Wheelwright's installed our 353rd Master, Neil Sampson. At the same meeting Chris Ball was elected as Upper Warden and Stefan Hay as Renter Warden. We wish them...

Events Programme For 2024

Events Programme For 2024

The Wheelwrights Events Programme for 2024 is now available, and can be viewed here: /wp-content/uploads/2023/12/Wheelwrights-Events-Programme-2024.pdf

Hub & Spoke Newsletter – Autumn 2023

Hub & Spoke Newsletter – Autumn 2023

      The Autumn 2023 issue of Hub & Spoke – the Wheelwrights newsletter – has now been published and can be viewed here. It has also been emailed to all members. As well as the regular update from the Master, it includes a spotlight on a working wheelwright...

Hub & Spoke Newsletter – Summer 2023

Hub & Spoke Newsletter – Summer 2023

The Summer 2023 issue of Hub & Spoke - the Wheelwrights newsletter - has now been published and can be viewed here. It has also been emailed to all members. As well as the regular update from the Master, it includes a spotlight on a working wheelwright (Douglas...

TOUR DE VALE STOKE MANDEVILLE 11TH JUNE 2023

TOUR DE VALE STOKE MANDEVILLE 11TH JUNE 2023

On the 11th June 9 of us took part in the annual Wheelpower cycle ride, starting at Stoke Mandeville stadium. We even had 3 working Wheelwrights: Greg Rowland, Tom Carroll and Sam Phillips. It was a very hot sunny day and we all made it round except Sam who...

RAF Coningsby Visit & Rolling Wheel Trophy – May 2023

RAF Coningsby Visit & Rolling Wheel Trophy – May 2023

On 15th May 2023, the Master, Renter Warden, MLO and other members of the Court had the pleasure of visiting RAF Coningsby to present the winners of the Wheelwright's Rolling Wheel Trophy for 2022 and 2023 to Cpl Andy Tierney and Cpl Ashley Gammon of 12 Sqn RAF. We...

Dogs for good “pupdate” March 2023

Dogs for good “pupdate” March 2023

Liveryman Graham Ellis embarked upon a 500-mile bike ride, ‘the Tour des Wheelwrights’ back in August 2021, starting in Warkworth in Northumberland and ending at Heathfield in Sussex, stopping at wheelwright’s workshops on the way.  The ride raised £14,795 for the...

Epiphany Court Meeting Leathersellers Hall 14th February 2023

Epiphany Court Meeting Leathersellers Hall 14th February 2023

On the 14th February 2023 our Epiphany Court meeting and benefactors lunch took place at Leathersellers Hall.  The new Leathersellers Hall was completed in 2016 and is a fascinating modern building that still retains a number of features from earlier halls.   A...

Inter Livery Skiing 2023 Morzine

Inter Livery Skiing 2023 Morzine

The annual Inter livery skiing competition took place in Morzine, France between25th - 27th January 2023.  Seven of us made it to Morzine:  The Master Nigel Biggs, Sarah Biggs, Louisa Born, Chris Ball, Stephen Callow, James Tucker and Oliver Ball.  We took part in the...