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Master’s Blog 9

Conversation of the week. Q - Could I book a vegetarian meal please? A-  Certainly, are you a fish eating Vegetarian?

24th November, 2016|Home, Master's Blog|

Master’s Blog 8

Well after the fireworks at the end of October, the theme has certainly continued in November. A sparkling start to the month was our growing relationship with the Company of Fruiterers, when I was fortunate to attend their Masters and Wardens Dinner. It was a [...]

21st November, 2016|Home, Master's Blog|

Master’s Blog 7

A great evening was had by all at our recent Livery Service and Dinner at Southwark Cathedral. Our thanks go to Andrew Nunn and Michael Rawson, Dean and Sub-Dean of Southwark for arranging the collection to be made in aid of my charity for this [...]

7th November, 2016|Home, Master's Blog|

Master’s Blog 6

As Master, it was great to see our Court in full flow at our recent meeting. We must never underestimate the wealth of experience and knowledge that we have across our Livery which will be a vital resource in enabling us to remain relevant to [...]

7th November, 2016|Home, Master's Blog|

Master’s Blog 5

There must be a rule about how many Masters can you fit into a Crypt at any one time (picture). This was certainly applied at the Election of the Lord Mayor when the Masters all gathered to process to the Service at St Lawrence Jewry [...]

1st November, 2016|Home, Master's Blog|

Master’s Blog 4

After having the good fortune to visit such wonderful events such as the presentation of a Shrieval Chain and Sheriff's Ball, (with the Guildhall making an excellent Disco) (picture), I then took the opportunity to drive some sheep across London Bridge after taking off my [...]

25th October, 2016|Home, Master's Blog|

Master’s Blog 3

Our first event of the year was the Joyce Kennedy Memorial Lecture given this year by Kevin Maynard Station Manager of the RNLI Tower Lifeboat Station, my Charity for the year. Over 85 people attended from across the Livery movement and other organisations and they [...]

4th October, 2016|Home, Master's Blog|

Master’s Blog 2

September is when the year takes off. I and other Masters and Wardens have just completed the Livery Halls Walk, 40 Halls over 9 miles. A great time was had by all, with great company and much to see (Picture) across the wonderful Livery Halls, [...]

4th October, 2016|Home, Master's Blog|

Master’s First Blog

Those who know me will appreciate that I am a fully paid up member of the Filofax Carrying Society and IT devices seem to malfunction as I approach them. It will therefore be a major surprise to many to find me as a Blogger. However, [...]

12th September, 2016|Home, Master's Blog|

Installation Dinner 2016

11 July saw the Installation of the new Master, Stuart Boyd who, in his welcome speech, announced that this chosen charity is the RNLI Tower Lifeboat Station on the River Thames and outlined how he foresaw taking the Company through his twelve months of office [...]

22nd July, 2016|Home, News|