The Guild of Nurses

The City of London Guild of Nurses

For the Nursing Profession - past, present and future

Forthcoming Events

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Details of how to apply for events will appear on this web site approximately 6 weeks before the event.

Saturday, 15 September

City Walk - Walk through 2000 years of history.

Meet outside Tower Hill Tube station at 11am

From Roman ruins to soaring 21st century skyscrapers with everything in between - bath houses, monasteries, medieval markets, churches, Britain first coffee house, winding alleyways and ale houses. Discover parts of the City secrets we haven’t previously explored on a quiet Saturday. Walk finished at the newly opened Temple of Mithras - the Mithraeum - London’s most significant Roman archaeological finds housed in an evocative setting under Bloomberg’s newly opened European Headquarters. Cost £10 per person. This includes entrance to the Mithraeum which is free. To book your place please contact Mo directly by email or phone 07710 842880

Thursday 20th September 2018

Please click the image below or the Registration Page to see the programme and to download your tickets.

Saturday, 22 September

Guided tour of the Museum of the Order of St John 12 noon, arrival at Museum 11.45 am.

The Museum at St John’s Gate, Clerkenwell holds extensive collections including paintings, rare armour, decorative furniture, silverware and textiles through to modern First Aid equipment. It tells the story of an ancient Religious Military Order from its origins of caring for sick pilgrims in the 11th century Jerusalem through to its modern role, the St John’s Ambulance, the first international First aid charity.

The tour also includes the Priory Church and the Crypt.

We have arranged a guided tour of the Museum starting at 12 noon, arrival at 11.45am.

The cost of the tour will be £15 a head and will last approximately 90 minutes.

After the tour we have arranged an optional lunch at Carluccios in Smithfield. The Guild Organiser will lead people to the Restaurant. We will be limited to 15 places on this tour but if you would like to bring one guest, please feel free to do so. Please download the booking form here [Word] [pdf]

Wednesday 3rd October

The Worshipful Company of Musicians’ annual Evensong Service to commemorate St Cecilia - St Paul’s Cathedral, at 5.00pm

Members of the Guild of Nurses have been very kindly invited to attend the Musician’s Company annual evensong Service to commemorate St Cecilia, the patroness of Musicians, which will take place on Wednesday 3rd October 2018. Music will be provided by the full choir, organ and a string orchestra and will include Elgar’s Elegy, composed for the Company in 1909 and played, in memory of those Liverymen who have died during the year, at every Company Evensong since 1914. Our Master has been invited to process together with the Master, Wardens, Court and Liverymen of the Worshipful Company of Musicians and Masters and Wardens of other Livery Companies. There will be a wine and canapé reception in the Crypt following the Service for a charge of £30/head.

If Freemen of the Guild are interested in attending, please email the Honorary Clerk at by Friday 7th September so full details and tickets can be sent to you in good time. Please indicate in your email if you would like to attend just the Service or the Service and the Reception. Payment for the reception will be collected at a later stage.

Tuesday, 9 October 

The Guild of Nurses Annual Church Service at St Lawrence Jewry, Guildhall Yard at 6pm.

Following our annual Church Service there will be an Evening Reception at Guildhall and Admission to the Freedom Declaration Ceremony of the Guild of Nurses. This event which includes a buffet supper is open to all Guild members and their guests as well as those Freemen needing to make their declarations.

Thursday, 15 November
The ceremony of the Keys at the Tower of London 21.30. Supper is planned prior to the ceremony.