Queenhithe Ward Club

FORTHCOMING EVENTS May 2023 to April 2024

Monday, 24 April 2023 – Queenhithe Ward Club AGM
Friday, 26 May 2023 - Old Bailey Lunch and Tour
Thursday, 6 July 2023 - Mansion House
Tuesday, 21 November 2023 - Goldsmith Hall
Harvest Festival at St James Garlickhythe
Carol service at St James Garlickhythe

EVENTS 2021/22/23

QHWC Virtual Social Gathering & “Field of the Cloth of Gold" talk
Bank of England Talk and Museum
Wine Tasting and social evening
Coach visit to Audley End House
Civic Lunch
Brooklands Museum, Weybridge
Strawberry Hill House, Twickenham
London Docklands Museum
Tottenham Hotspur’s New Stadium, behind the scenes
Ronny Scott’s Jazz Club, evening dinner with music or Theatre and dinner
Temple Neasden (Mosque)
Guided Fire of London walking tour with particular reference to Queenhithe
Trinity House, Tower Hill

EVENTS 2019/20/21

Highgate Cemetery Tour
Apsley House
Royal Hospital Chelsea
Lord Mayor's Parade
Imperial War Museum
Kensington Palace
Discover the V&A Museum Tour
Virtual Tour of The Lake district
Virtual Tour of St Paul’s

EVENTS 2018/19

Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace
Swanupping - Swan Upping on the River Thames.
Stanley Picker House, Richmond
The Magic Circle - History & Mystery at the Magic Circle
Sir John Soane's Museum
Fan Museum, Greenwich
Churchill War Rooms

EVENTS 2017/18

Queenhithe Ward Walk - including Salvation Army HQ, City of London School, Queenhithe Mosaic
Design Museum in South Kensington / “Designed in California” exhibition
London Mithraeum (Temple of Mithras) & Bloomberg SPACE
Postal Museum & Ride Mail Rail
Tate Modern / Switch House - (International modern and contemporary art)
London Metropolitan Archives

EVENTS 2016/17

Beating the Retreat at Horse Guards Parade
Visit to Chelsea Physic Garden
Regents Park Open Air Theatre - Pride & Prejudice
Thames River Cruise - Tower Pier to Greenwich
Old Time Music Hall at The Players' Theatre Club
Jack the Ripper Walk and supper in the City
Civic Lunch at the Honourable Artillery Company

EVENTS 2015/16

Tour of Old Bailey
Visit to Freemasons' Hall
Tour and Dinner at the National Liberal Club
Visit to Dulwich College
Billingsgate Bath House
Tour of St Pauls Cathedral unseen areas
Visit to Brick Lane Music Hall

EVENTS 2014/15

Visit to Hatfield House
Visit to London Distillery
Tour of the Houses of Parliament and tea on the terrace
Behind the Scenes at the National Theatre
Visit to BBC Media Centre
Civic Lunch in the Crypt at Guildhall
Visit to Supreme Court
Visit to Middle Temple
Visit to Windsor Castle

EVENTS 2013/14

Visit to the Cutty Sark with lunch at the Trafalgar Club
Visit to Bletchley Park
Conducted Tour of St Paul's Cathedral Triforium
Visit to David Shepherd's Home and Studio
Conducted ‘Behind the Scenes Tour’ of Tower Bridge
After Turner Exhibition visit to the Royal Observatory Greenwich and Planetarium
Visit to Kew Gardens
Visit to the Wallace Collection
Visit to South Bank Mosaics - add pieces to the Queenhithe Mosaic

EVENTS 2012/13

80th Birthday Dinner at the Carlton Club
Visit to the Historic Dockyard at Chatham
Private recital on the St Paul’s Cathedral Organ preceded by evensong
Tour of the Charterhouse
Visit to the Shard

EVENTS 2011/12

Hertford Town Castle, Silver and Synod
Visit to the gardens of Highgrove
Ladies Lunch at the RAF Club Piccadilly
Parish Carol Service and Toy Collection for the Salvation Army
Civic Lunch at the Guildhall
Visit to the London Wetlands centre
Diamond Jubilee River Pageant at Bacchanalia

EVENTS 2010/11

Gunpowder Mills, Waltham Abbey, Essex followed by buffet lunch
HMS Belfast with lunch at nearby Hornimans at Hays
Lunch at the RAF Club to celebrate Battle of Britain 70th Anniversary
Sherlock Holmes' London Walk followed by meal at Sherlock Holmes Public House
Visit to the Royal College of Arms
Tour of the 2012 Olympic Site at Stratford

EVENTS 2009/10

Tour of The All England Lawn Tennis Ground Wimbledon and Lunch
A day with the City of London Police and the Port of London Authority
Tour of Marlborough House followed by lunch at the RAC Club
Special evening tour of the Whitechapel Bell Foundry and buffet supper
Christmas Past - 400 years of seasonal traditions at the Geffrye Museum
followed by a Christmas lunch
Tour of the Royal Institution with lunch at the "Time and Space"
Tour of The Royal Courts of Justice and lunch at "The Six Clerks"
Tour of Fullers Brewery followed by traditional pub lunch


Tour of Mansion House
Annual Lunch on HQS Wellington
Private Evening Tour of Buckingham Palace
Tour of Smithfield Market
House of Commons Dinner
Bevis Marks Synagogue
Christmas Carol and Toy Service
Guided Tours of the Mansion House Art Collection
Charity Fashion Show at the Mansion House
Guided Tour of The Foundling Museum
Tours of Royal Opera House
75th Anniversary Thames Cruise and Lunch
Fenton House Concert
Burns Night
St Nicholas Cole Abbey Fund-raising Presentation and Lunch
Epping Forest and the Kelvedon Bunker
Ale Coning at Queenhithe Dock
Paris on Eurostar
Shakespeares Globe tour and performance of "A Midsummer Night's dream"
My Lord Mayors Walk; a guided tour with lunch at the Prospect of Whitby
Christmas Lunch, Carol Singing and Gift of Toys to SA
"Magic Breakfast" - Charity breakfast at Smithfields
Tour of Lord's Cricket Ground and Lunch

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