Past Master Major Jack Strachan joined a team of volunteers abseiling down Peacehaven Cliffs to raise funds for Care for Veterans charity on Sunday, 26th June 2022 and has the Certificate to prove it !!! Many congratulations and well done Jack !!!
A new Master! Me! Goodness, I never thought this would be something I would write, but I have and indeed I am. My name is Sarah Lancaster and I am the Managing Director of a commercial laundry. I was elected as Master of [...]
On Monday, 20th June, the Company elected its new Master for the ensuing year of June 2022 through until end of June 2023. It is approximately twenty years since the Worshipful Company of Launderers had a lady Master, Mrs Margaret Sheppard, so with much [...]
This year's Annual Banquet was held at Launderers' Hall with the theme of Casino Royale. A couple of gaming tables with "play" money tokens were set up with a couple of croupiers teaching the guests how the games work. The guests played at the [...]
This year's Livery W/E was held in Manchester, organised and hosted by Master, Ken Cupitt. Located in the heart of Manchester, the Midland Hotel is steeped in fascinating social and architectural history. It was opened in 1903 by the Midland Railway Company, initially constructed [...]
One of the benefits of being Master is that you have the privilege to choose a charity for your year of office which in my case is Dementia and Alzheimer’s, in particular Admiral Nurses, like Macmillan Nurses but who specialise in dementia care patients [...]
Guy Turvill hosted the Open Day sharing the Swiss journey from 1904, when then business was formed in Cambridge to support the University Colleges and the Domestic market. In 2004 Swiss acquired Camplings in Great Yarmouth and both businesses have grown steadily since then, [...]
On Monday, 7th February, following the meeting of the Court, Master presented Deputy Master, Major Jack Strachan, with a commemorative book by way of appreciation for continuing for two years as Master during the recent COVID crisis. On behalf of the Livery, many thanks, Jack.
One of the duties of being Master is that of liaison with other City Liveries and their Master and I start this month’s blog with sharing with you a benefit of this activity. I must admit to being interested in anything a bit technical, so [...]
On Monday, 24th January 2022, three Freemen were admitted to the Company. The Admission Ceremony was followed by an informal lunch at Launderers' Hall where Master and Wardens welcomed Helen Demosthenou, Harry Fordham and German Chacartegui.