100% Optical, Sunday 28 January 2018
We are hosting a multi-discplinary panel session - "Are you a Visionary of the Future" from 12.45-13.45pm on Sunday 28 January 2018 in the Business Theatre. Come and join us! Free registration at https://www.100percentoptical.com/
Hound of the Baskervilles
Booking is open for the Society trip to Hound of the Baskervilles at the Sonning Theatre in Berkshire on Sunday 25 February 2018. Email the Administrator for further information.
Court Luncheon 14 March 2018
The Court Luncheon will be held on Wednesday 14 March 2018. Liverymen, look out for your email with details on how to book.
Joint Evening with Furniture Makers' Co
Joint evening event with the Worshipful Company of Furniture Makers to celebrate the work of the Master's late brother, Andrew Varah, and his Infinity Models.
Optrafair Sunday 15 April 2018
We will be hosting an "Eye to Eye" debate in the Business Theatre at Optrafair on Sunday 15 April 2018 at 1pm. Optrafair runs from Saturday 14 to Monday 16 April at the NEC in Birmingham. Register free at http://www.optrafair.co.uk/
Beth Chatto's Garden, 18 April 2018
Society visit to Beth Chatto’s Garden, Essex, on Wednesday 18 April. ***This event is now sold out***
Livery Dinner 2018
The Annual Livery Dinner will be held on Wednesday 25 April 2018 in the Guildhall Crypt. Full information, including booking details, will be sent to Liverymen by email.
Handover Society Chair, 19/20 May 2018
Saturday/Sunday 19th/20th – Handover of Society Chairmanship, "Magic to Masks", at the Hilton Hotel, Cobham.
Visit to the Brighton Sewers
A trip to the Brighton Sewers is being planned for June - date and details to be confirmed!
Court Luncheon 05 June 2018
Booking information for the June Court Luncheon will be sent to Liverymen approximately 6-8 weeks before the event date by email.
Day trip to Chester, 11 July 2018
Day trip to Chester including a boat trip, lunch and a Centurion-guided walking tour, c.£45-50pp. Details are being finalised.
Master's Weekend, 7-9 September 2018
The Master’s Weekend in Winchester. Participants may arrive on Friday or Saturday and should find their own accommodation. The weekend will include a black-tie dinner in the Winchester Guildhall on Saturday, £90pp.
Visit to the Founding Museum, date TBC
Information to follow on a date in October for a visit to the Foundling Museum.
Annual Service & Court Lunch, 03 October
Annual Service of Thanksgiving, Remembrance & Rededication at St Bride’s, Fleet Street (all welcome) followed by the Court Luncheon at Apothecaries’ Hall (Liverymen only)
Gin Experience, date TBC
A Gin Experience with the Spectacle Makers' Society is being arranged for November; information will follow.
The ever-popular December Court Lunch will be held on 11 December 2018. Booking information will be sent to Liverymen ahead of the date.