The Guild of Master Chimney Sweeps
Powering Chimney Sweeping into the 21st Century
Saturday 24 July, 2021 | 10am-8pm

To help make up for the lack of an Exhibition, we have organised a great day of live online events. Follow the links below for details of the individual events.


Saturday 24th July 2021

AGM – 10:00am – 11:00am (members only)

Famous Charity Raffle

Seminar Presentations (see individual presentations below)

Van of the Year Competition

Great Big Quiz of the Guild – it’s a quiz!

As usual, all events and competitions are open to anyone – you don’t need to be a Guild member to enter. No need to register.

The ‘Van of the Year’ competition is always popular. With a £250 first prize and £100 runner up it’s no wonder. You are invited to make a short video. We’ll supply a list of criteria and a link to upload. All the videos will be screened on the day with the winners announced live.

Famous Charity Raffle 7pm  If you’ve ever been part of this event, you know how much excitement it generates. No wonder with such fantastic prizes. See website for details and tickets.

Live Webinar / Presentations throughout the afternoon. See below for individual presentations

The Great Big Quiz of the Guild  7.30pm Live Online quiz open to all. Great prizes, anyone is welcome.

Best Van Competition Quiz Night Charity Raffle

Sessions and events

12:00pm till 1pm

Session 1: Chimney Skills Training

This offers the professional sweep the opportunity to broaden their scope of work and gain further recognition (through a formal trade qualification) of the work they already carry out in their day to day working life, in what is at present an unregulated occupation.

1:00pm till 2:00pm

Session 2: Thatch Advice Centre

The Thatch Advice Centre was established over 10 years ago by thatchers and home owners to give useful advice on thatched properties.  It has grown into a respected resource which offers people free relevant, practical and up to date information so that they can make informed decisions on thatched properties.

2:00pm till 3:00pm

Session 3: Dustcontrol UK Ltd

The finer points of a sweeps vacuum. Dustcontrol supplies a complete range of products and accessories for large and small companies in all types of industries.

3:00pm till 4:00pm

Session 4: RodStation

RodStation manufacture and distribute a range of colourcoded powersweeping equipment, HD chimney inspection cameras and chimney brushes and are known for high quality products as well as excellent service.

4:00pm till 5:00pm

Session 5: Stove Industry Alliance

The Stove Industry Alliance exists to promote and explain the benefits of wood-burning stoves and biomass appliances. The SIA is an alliance of manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, independent retailers, advisory/test house bodies, sweep associations and other interested parties

5:00pm till 5:15pm

Van of the Year Competition 2021

The ‘Van of the Year’ competition is open to any chimney sweep. In a normal year the competition is held at the Guild Trade Exhibition. We can’t do that this year BUT, as part of the day of events for Online 2021!

7:00 pm till 7:30pm

Charity Raffle 2021

The raffle forms part of a day of social and educational events for ‘Guild Online 2021’ on Saturday 24th July. Prizes are being donated on a daily basis – a big thanks to the following companies and individuals.

7:30pm till 8:30pm

Big Sweep Quiz

Join us for a fun online prize quiz. Anyone may enter –  everyone welcome. Sections for all, with just a few sweeping elements to test you.

Trade Partners