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THANK YOU FOR MY YEAR AS MASTER OF THIS WONDERFUL COMPANY

May I start my final blog as Master with two thank yous. Firstly my thanks also to those who contributed to my Red Cross Appeal when I was Jailed and thankfully Bailed as a result of reaching the target of £1000. It was a unique [...]

3rd July, 2017|Home, Master's Blog|

JOURNEYMAN EVENT

It was my pleasure to host our inaugural Journeyman Event recently which had a bit of a nautical theme. The day started with Ruth, Suzi, Martin and Steve visiting my chosen charity Tower Lifeboat Station on the Thames, where we were given an excellent tour [...]

26th June, 2017|Home, Master's Blog|

The Ironbridge Weekend is an annual event when all Masters in office at that time get together for  a weekend in this historical Shropshire town.  Lesley and I had a wonderful time touring the sites of Ironbridge, the spark of the Industrial Revolution,  with history [...]

21st June, 2017|Home, Master's Blog|

LIVERY W/E IN EDINBURGH

April saw our Livery join the Lesley and I on our Livery weekend to the wonderful city of Edinburgh (pronounced “Embra”). With perfect weather the thirty eight of us had a varied programme to take in and a great time was had by all. The [...]

31st May, 2017|Home, Master's Blog|

UNITED GUILDS’ SERVICE, ST PAUL’S CATHEDRAL, 31st MARCH 2017

The Wardens and Court gather in front of my camera before the United Guilds' Service at St Paul's Cathedral.

25th May, 2017|Home, Master's Blog|

Livery Schools Link at Guildhall

Liveryman, Gillian Farrar, attended the Livery Schools Link to see what this City event entailed. It was a hive of activity with stands across multiple Livery companies showcasing the skills required for their industry and career routes for entry.  There were multitudes of school children [...]

6th April, 2017|Home|

Master’s Blog 13

In the wonderful surroundings of Carpenters' Hall, I attended the Spring Court Dinner of the Worshipful Company of Hackney Carriage Drivers. We have a long association with this Livery including Sponsoring a Taxi in the Children’s Magical Taxi Tour to Disneyland Paris.  As ever, the [...]

6th April, 2017|Home, Master's Blog|

Welcome to new Liveryman Donald Smith

The Master, Wardens and members of the Court welcomed new Liveryman, Donald Smith, to the Company on Monday, 27th March 2017.

6th April, 2017|Home, News|

Master’s Blog 12

Once again the Launderers fielded a team honed to physical imperfection for the Inter-Livery Shrove Tuesday Pancake race, with all proceeds raised from the pancake races going to the Lord Mayor’s Charities. After a power breakfast and a rub down with the Sporting Life, the [...]

9th March, 2017|Home, Master's Blog|

Master’s Blog 11

Christmas and New Year over, the dancing elves of Master and Wardens met in January to review the work of the Livery as a pre-cursor to our Court meeting.  Once again, the Court was in top form, discussing and managing our Livery utilising the business [...]

9th March, 2017|Home, Master's Blog|