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)
Seminar Presentations (see individual presentations below)
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.
Sessions and events
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Van of the Year Competition
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!
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.
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.