David Starbuck-Edwards of the Mercers Guild Company was installed as the new President for 2016-2017[/caption]Read More..
Awarding Company Nominated Student 14-16 Pre Apprentice Award for Outstanding Achievement Natalia Sky Bakers Award Alin Tulea Barber Surgeons, Wax and Tallow Chandlers Co Award Lauren Nalder...Read More..
Dear Freemen Chester Music Society Choir and Youth Choir perform Britten's St Nicholas and give a world premier of Phillip Cooke's Noah's Fire written for the society to celebrate its 70th anniversary. This new work, using the combined forces of the Society' choirs...Read More..
On Friday evening 24th April 2015 (the nearest Friday to St Georges Day) the Freemen and Guilds of the City of Chester welcomed 8 new Freemen at the Pentice Court in the Council Chamber of the Town Hall (their pictures are shown below). The Bakers, Clothworkers...Read More..
A group of 10 Freemen and their partners making a total of 15, supported the Lord Mayor's Civic procession for the Remembrance Day Service on the 13th. November, 2014 at Chester Cathedral. Peter Dutton of the Bakers Company laid the wreath on behalf of the Freemen...Read More..
The Freemen and Guilds of Chester Banquet Weekend took place recently, from Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th October 2014. It was a resounding success with a Pre Banquet Supper on the Friday evening in the New Private Dining room at The Mill Hotel in Chester. It was a...Read More..
At the recent Heritage Open Days there was a Guild presence at three of the venues: St Peter’s Church, St John’s Church and the Phoenix Tower. Following is an explanation as to Guilds involvement in these three buildings: St. Peter’s Church has always been the...Read More..
The second Pentice Court on 9th August was held also held in the Council Chamber with the Lord Mayor, Councillor Bob Rudd presiding. The Acting Town Clerk attended and in the company of the President of the Freemen and Guilds, Canon Dennis Kelly, the Guilds...Read More..