Dress Codes

The picture was taken at the Annual Banquet in 2019 and illustrates White Tie and Black Tie dress codes. Members are also wearing badges of office or status on ribbons.

Livery Dinners in the HallWhite tie dress code is compulsory for members of the Court. Women should wear long dresses or evening trousers with shoulders covered. Black tie dress code is acceptable for those not on the Court.
Annual BanquetBlack tie dress code applies. Apprentices who don’t have a dinner jacket may wear a suit and tie.
Education Trust SupperBusiness casual, informal, no ties required
Livery LunchesBusiness attire/Lounge suits
Lectures, SIMposium & technical visitsNo dress code unless specified.
Livery WeekendThis is mainly casual dress. There is usually a dinner where the dress code is either lounge suit or black tie. Full details are given when you book.
Badges and DecorationsThis means Livery badges of office or Livery status and military or honour awarded by the King.

For further advice on dress codes please go to the following web sites

Protocol, Etiquette and Dress Codes – Livery Committee website

Dress Codes – Debrett’s website