The City of London Freeman’s Guide is a vital companion to the Freedom of the City of London as it is in modern times. The 3rd or Lord Mayor’s edition adds a cornucopia of new topics, rising to 170 pages, and features a glowing Foreword by the 689th Lord Mayor of London, Alderman Dr Andrew Parmley.
This guide is a concise almanac of the customs, ceremonies, traditions, institutions, events and offices of the City of London and its diverse Livery Companies as they are today. The guide signposts such annual events at The Lord Mayor’s Show, The Trial of the Pyx, The Lion Sermon and the Ceremony of the Quit Rents. It also explores the modern role of the various trades, crafts and professions represented by the Livery Companies. The guide highlights the activities of the Livery Companies in charity, education, industry and fellowship, and their links to the Armed Forces, Royal Family and other institutions.
The guide is further supported by the website www.cityandlivery.co.uk, the blog cityandlivery.blogspot.co.uk and the Twitter and Facebook accounts @CityandLivery
Format and pricing:
The guide is available in full colour hardback at cover price of £15.00 (VAT exempt) from City outlets and Amazon and as an eBook from Amazon and Apple priced at £7.99 (VAT inclusive).
The City and Livery map of Livery Halls
The map shows the frontage of every Livery Company hall in the City of London with iconography from the City’s rich panoply of customs and traditions. The map also shows the position of each of the City’s places of worship and the principle civic buildings. The ardent City enthusiast might use the map as a list of places to visit.
The map is further supported by the website www.cityandlivery.co.uk, the blog cityandlivery.blogspot.co.uk and the Twitter and Facebook accounts @CityandLivery
Format and pricing:
The map is available as a colourful A2 size poster with a retail price of £10.
All images and content © Paul D Jagger 2017