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NOVEMBER 29TH-DECEMBER 24TH: CHRISTMAS CAROLS IN ST PAUL'S CATHEDRAL

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DECEMBER 1st: WELLBEING OF WOMEN CHRISTMAS FAIR AT DRAPERS' HALL

The City Christmas Fair, from 11am - 8pm, Drapers' Hall, EC2N 2DQ. For tickets and more...

DECEMBER 4th-23rd: CHRISTMAS IN TRAFALGAR SQUARE

Lighting of the Christmas tree – a Norwegian Spruce, given to the people of London by the people of Norway as a thank you for Britain's support during World War II - carol singing and blessing of the crib; from 6pm. For precise details, and more...

DECEMBER 12th-21st: BARBICAN CHRISTMAS FAIR AT BARBICAN CENTRE

10 days of festive shopping at the Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y 8DS. Free entry; for more...

DECEMBER 16th-20th: LEADENHALL FESTIVE MARKET

Enjoy a festive drink and listen to live music while you shop, from 11am to 4pm at Leadenhall Market, Gracechurch Street, EC3V 1LR. For more...

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TV presenter Julia Bradbury presents WCoG awards to top horticulture students

A first-time RHS Chelsea Gold medallist, next-generation community gardening team leaders and specialists in growing edible crops were among the eight students honoured by the Worshipful Company of Gardeners at its Autumn Court Dinner, held at the Drapers Hall in the City of London on Tuesday, November 11th, 2014.

Liveryman Lord Taylor of Holbeach CBE

On October 14th, 2014, Liveryman Lord Taylor of Holbeach CBE was received by Her Majesty The Queen and presented with his Stick of Office as Captain of Her Majesty’s Bodyguard of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen at Arms.

Gardeners to join sheep drive across London Bridge

The Master and members of the Gardeners' Company will join the Worshipful Company of Woolmen's sheep drive across London Bridge on Sunday October 5th, 2014. More...

Master Gardener at annual Cart Marking Ceremony

The Master Gardener was pleased to join other guests at this year's Cart Marking Ceremony, held in the Guildhall Yard on July 16th, when 47 vehicles were marked by the Master Carmen, Commander Robin Bawtree OBE RN, the Rt. Hon The Lord Mayor of London Alderman Fiona Woolf CBE and the Master Glover Alderman Alison Gowman.

Company visit to Laverstoke Park Farm

Master Stephen Bernhard and members of the Company visit Laverstoke Park Farm to learn more about the work ex Formula 1 racing driver turned bio-dynamic farmer, Jody Scheckter and his wife, Clare. More...

Awards night at Installation Dinner

HRH The Earl of Wessex KG, GCVO receives his Past Master badge as Mr Stephen G Bernhard FI Hort is installed as the new Master of the Company, and Sheffield University student in horticulture, Katie Benallick, is awarded the Prince of Wales Trophy 2014. More...

Royal Master is special guest at Capel Manor garden party

In soaring temperatures, HRH The Earl of Wessex KG, GCVO toured the gardens at Capel Manor before joining the Mayor of Enfield, Ali Bakir, members of the Company of Gardeners and other invited livery companies on the lawns of the Old Manor House.

Winning Flowers in the City garden open to public for Open Squares Weekend

The formal and kitchen gardens at Nomura International, the 2013 winner of the Master's Trophy in the Flowers in City competition, opens to the public. More...

Fairchild Lecture

The Rev. John Heyton, Master Elect of the Worshipful Company of Bowyers, earns his 20 shillings by choosing Thomas Fairchild's more challenging subject, "The certainty of the resurrection of the dead proved by certain changes of the animal and vegetable parts of creation".

Prince of Wales Trophy - WINNER CHOSEN

The winner of this year's Prince of Wales Trophy for Sustainable Horticulture will be presented with the award at an event in the City of London in the next few weeks. More...

HRH The Earl of Wessex KG, GCVO presents inaugural award

Former Formula 1 World Champion turned bio-dynamic farmer Jody Scheckter and his wife Clare, of Laverstoke Park Farm, were presented with the inaugural Prince Edward Trophy for Excellence in Horticulture at the Worshipful Company of Gardeners’ Spring Lunch, held at The Butchers’ Hall on Tuesday 1st April 2014. More...

Royal Master celebrates 50th birthday

The Worshipful Company of Gardeners offers many happy returns to its royal Master, HRH The Earl of Wessex KG, GCVO, on the occasion of his 50th birthday on Monday 10th March 2014.