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The Company of Nurses - Past Events

Visit to the Honorable Artillery Company – Tue 16 Apr 2024

A visit was arranged to meet the Company of Pikemen & Musketeers of the Honourable Artillery Company (HAC) and tour of Armoury House on Tuesday 16 April 2024

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City Walk – Sat 16 Mar 2024

A beautiful sunny Saturday for a guided walk around some of the secret gardens of the City. The Liverymen & Freemen from the Worshipful Company of Nurses met our Blue Badge Guide, Mo at St Pauls’ Cathedral, where the church yard was the first secret garden. We then set off to St Vedast, Foster Lane,…

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St Paul’s Cathedral Tour – Fri 23 Feb 2024

On Friday 23 February, the Master and 13 Members of the Company enjoyed a wonderful tour of St Paul’s Cathedral followed by a delicious afternoon tea at Browns, Old Jewry. Jill, our guide, was a wellspring of information about the history and lore of St Paul’s. The ground where the Cathedral now stands was consecrated…

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Perambulations with Pepys: the man and his city – Thurs 11 Jan 2024

On a chilly January evening what better way to explore the City of London than in the company of Andy Catto, a City of London guide, from the warmth and comfort of our own homes. Andy led us through the life and times of Samuel Pepys, with very edited quotes from his original 3,000-page (1…

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Company Dinner, Vintners’ Hall – 22 Nov 23

On Wednesday 22 November the first Livery Dinner of the Worshipful Company of Nurses was held in Vintners’ Hall courtesy of the Master Vintner and the Vintners’ Company.  The splendid 17th Century Hall was filled to capacity, and we were very pleased to welcome Liverymen, Freemen and their guests. Guests of the Company included Mr…

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Luncheon at Ironmongers’ Hall – 6 Nov 2023

It was a pleasure to attend a delightful event with 30 esteemed members of the Worshipful Company of Nurses at the magnificent Ironmongers’ Hall. This exclusive gathering, open to Liverymen and Freemen of the Worshipful Company of Nurses commenced with a reception in the Drawing Room, followed by a wonderful luncheon in the Banqueting Hall.…

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Visit to the Mansion House and Art Tour – 14 Sep 2023

It was a beautiful day in the City of London, and prior to walking to Mansion House, we had a very tasty lunch at “Dion”, a restaurant we can recommend, just around the corner from St Paul’s Cathedral.  The perfect place to catch up with old friends and enjoy making new ones. The first thing…

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City Walk Saturday – 21 Oct 2023

On a mainly dry autumnal Saturday in October, nineteen Liverymen and Freemen met for a Guided Walk around Spitalfields, led by our London Blue Badge Guide Mo. The walk commenced near the now famous Spitalfields market, which was established in the 13th century, and today is a vibrant, bustling area. We had an opportunity to…

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Meet the Master Lunch at Ironmongers’ Hall and Tour – Monday 3 Jul 23

The Worshipful Company of Nurses’ Meet the New Master lunch was at the Ironmongers Hall where we have been on several occasions.  We had a table of 30 Freemen who met for pre-lunch drinks followed by a three-course meal.  This year, the Master, Upper and Middle Wardens moved seats after each course which meant that…

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Guided Tour of the Foundling Museum – 15 June 2023

On a hot sunny day in June, nineteen Freemen met up for a tour of the Foundling Museum. Our Tour Guide Debbi gave us a knowledgeable and interesting tour of the Museum with information about the establishment of the Foundling Hospital by Thomas Coram in 1739. The moving story of the Foundling Hospital and the…

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