Masters Lady attends Consorts Champagne Tea at The Saddlers Company – Monday 18th June 2018

The Master’s lady, Pauline had a wonderful day with the Saddlers Company, they were shown the treasures and given a talk on the history of the Saddlers Company followed by a delightful champagne tea.

The oldest Ballot box still in use bears the date 1619 and is still used for the election of the Wardens of the Saddlers Company

The emerald green quilted saddlecloth, used by the Virgin Queen Elizabeth 1st on a Royal visit to Bristol in 1574, It is elaborately decorated with gold lace and a gold fringe

The King’s Champion Saddle used at the coronation of George 3rd in 1760

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