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St Paul’s RBL Garden of Remembrance, 5th November 2018

A most moving service to open the annual Garden of Remembrance in the St Paul’s Cathedral grounds to honour the sacrifice of all those who died in the first world war. Crosses  planted by all the Livery Companies and the Lord Mayor. [...]

2019-10-15T09:52:47+01:007th November, 2018|Home, Master's Blog|

LADA AWARDS, 1st NOVEMBER 2018

A great night at the  LADAs 2018(Laundry and Drycleaning awards) organised by Laundry and Cleaning Today.  Fantastic to see Past Master Richard Orford receive the life time achievement award on the night - congratulations Richard!  Well done to Tina and Mark Gleed for organising a [...]

2019-01-31T11:51:42+01:007th November, 2018|Home, Master's Blog|

CHILDREN’S MAGICAL TAXI TOUR – BIG BREAKFAST

Great to part of a wonderful send off for over 100 taxis heading off to Disneyland Paris.  A fine example of the pleasure of giving.  Well done the Hackney Carriage Taxi drivers for organising this for the 25th year.  I am sure the children and [...]

2019-10-15T09:52:47+01:003rd October, 2018|Home, Master's Blog|

LIVERY HALLS WALK AND LUNCHEON AT INNHOLDERS’ HALL

Herbert Berger, Michelin starred Chef, based at the InnHolders’ Hall, produced a special bespoke menu for the luncheon which was held in the beautiful Court Room at  Innholders Hall and what a special treat it was for all those present.  Today 39 out of 110 City [...]

2018-09-24T13:28:45+01:0024th September, 2018|Home, Master's Blog|

MASTER LAUNDERER ATTENDING BOWYER’S NEW MASTER’S DINNER

Master Launderer attended the Bowyers' New Master's Dinner for the newly installed Master Bowyer, Ian Spring at Tallow Chandlers' Hall.   An intimate dinner of just the Livery, but I qualify as I am also a Bowyer.  

2018-07-23T11:30:23+01:0023rd July, 2018|Home, Master's Blog|

FABULOUS FIRST OUTING AS MASTER TO ATTEND GLAZIERS’ ANNUAL BANQUET

Fabulous first outing as Master Launderer to Cloth Workers' Hall for the Glaziers' Banquet. Great entertainment from a competing pair of post horns in the Post Horn Gallop and a delightful orchestral numbers including a rousing round of Henry Wood’s Sailors Hornpipe.  My attempt at [...]

2018-07-23T11:20:13+01:0023rd July, 2018|Home, Master's Blog, News|

INSTALLATION OF NEW MASTER, 25 JUNE 2018

On Monday, 25th June 2018, Forbes MacDougall was installed as Master of this Worshipful Company for 2018 - 2019. The Installation Ceremony took place in the River Room at the Hall and was followed by the Annual Service at Southwark Cathedral which included an Act [...]

2019-10-15T09:52:47+01:009th July, 2018|Home, Master's Blog, News|