15 May 2024

Congratulations to this year's Grocers' Annual Fundraiser recipients: Samaritans

A huge thank you to everyone who supported The Grocers’ Charity Fundraiser Event on the 9th of May. We are overjoyed to announce that, through our collective efforts, we have raised over £100,000 to support the Central branch of Samaritans, commemorating its 70th anniversary, and the National Office’s City Hub, which helps those working in the City of London. Special thanks to speakers Julie Bentley, CEO of Samaritans, and Heather Barker, a Trustee of Central Samaritans, for sharing their remarkable journey and insights into the history and current work of Samaritans.


12 Apr 2024

Congratulations to Kingsley Academy for winning the Grocers' Academy Awards

We are thrilled to announce that Kingsley Academy won the 10th Grocer Academy Awards for their idea ‘Foridge’, which aims to reduce food waste. The phone App can record fridge contents and facilitate shopping for missing ingredients online or in person. In January 2024, the team competed against other Livery AA teams at the Livery Academy Awards final held at Mansion House in the City of London. Congratulations goes to the final heat winners: St Saviour’s & St Olave’s School.

Best Customer Service

24 Nov 2023

"Best Customer Service" - Silver Award

Our hard work, dedication and passion to deliver first-class events were recognised at the London Venue & Catering Awards 2023 where we picked up Silver in "Best Customer Service"!!!
We were up against some tough competition and want to congratulate all finalists who attended the awards


30 Sep 2023

2023 London Venue & Catering Awards

Grocers' Hall has been nominated for 4 awards!
Following on from the success of the 2022 London Venue & Catering Awards, we are proud to announce Grocers' Hall are finalists in 4 categories:
Best In-House Caterer, Best Venue Customer Service, Best Historic Venue and Best Venue Space in the City
We are thrilled that our hard work is being recognised at these prestigious awards


23 Aug 2023

A journey to sustainability

We are proud to announce that we are working with Planet Mark to measure and reduce our carbon footprint and have a positive impact on planet and society. We are committed to sustainability and will sharing our achievements with our community.


24 May 2023

The Worshipful Company of Grocers Launches New Scholarship Programme

To mark the Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II, The Worshipful Company of Grocers launched a new scholarship programme in partnership with Projects Abroad and Mossbourne Academy, a Grocers’ supported school. The programme is designed to provide two Year 12 students with a life changing experience volunteering abroad.


24 May 2023

The Worshipful Company of Grocers Celebrates 678th Anniversary

The Worshipful Company of Grocers, one of the oldest Livery Companies in the City of London, celebrated its 678th anniversary in 2023. Our public benefit is sharing Time, Talent and Treasure all made possible by Grocers past and present.


22 May 2023

Congratulations Doctors' in Distress

We are thrilled that Doctors’ In Distress, a charity supporting the mental health of healthcare professionals, announced that the Founder, Amandip Sidhu has won the Caroline Flack Mental Health Hero Award at the Sun Who Cares Wins Awards. Amandip says “I am truly honoured to have been nominated, let alone successful in being voted the Caroline Flack Mental Health Hero. I don't see myself as a hero but I felt I had to stand up for what I believe in and help protect the mental health of those that care for us".

Best Historic Venue

1 Oct 2022

"Best Historic Venue" and "Best Venue Customer Service" Finalists

We are proud to announce that Grocers' Hall has made the final shortlist of 'Best Historic Venue or Livery Hall' at the London Venue & Catering Awards.
Our philosophy combines a commitment to excellence and meticulous attention to detail, so guests experience not only one of the finest events venues in the heart of the City of London, but also the highest standards of food and service. We are delighted that these prestigious awards recognize our experienced and passionate team's aims to exceeding expectations in every aspect of customer service to make our venue a special place to host events!

Inside the Factory

20 Jul 2020

'Inside the Factory', BBC Two

While Gregg Wallace is in Cornwall following the production of the pastry snack, historian Ruth Goodman visits the Worshipful Company of Grocers, who were responsible for importing pepper into Britain. She learns how this ubiquitous seasoning transformed from a commodity so valuable it was known as black gold to a spice that everyone could afford.


22 Mar 2019

'MasterChef', BBC One

Series 15: Episode 20 The MasterChef semi-finals continue with the remaining eight contestants challenged to create a dish inspired by someone they admire. After this challenge, one more cook will be leaving the competition while the others move on to a daunting challenge of cooking a three-course lunch at Grocers Hall, home to one of the oldest companies in the City of London.