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LORD MAYOR’S SHOW: Saturday, 10th November 2018

The Lord Mayor's Show parade is an annual celebration that pays homage to the new Lord Mayor.  Peter Estlin formally took over the reins from Charles Bowman on 9th November, making him the 691st Lord Mayor.  The procession on the 10th marked an 800-year-old tradition. The [...]

12th November, 2018|Home, Master's Blog|

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. [...]

7th 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 Greed for organising a [...]

7th November, 2018|Home, Master's Blog|

NEW LIVERYMAN: 15 OCTOBER 2018

It was with great pleasure that members of the Court welcomed Stuart Calder of Regency Laundry as a newly enclothed Liveryman following the Court meeting on Monday, 15th October 2018.

17th October, 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 [...]

3rd 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 [...]

24th September, 2018|Home, Master's Blog|

LIVERY HALLS WALK

A delightful and fascinating  day walking round all the Livery Halls in the City of London.  A pleasure to chat to the Masters of other Livery Companies some who feel like old friends and others whom I expect to meet again in the very near [...]

10th 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.  

23rd 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 [...]

23rd July, 2018|Home, Master's Blog, News|

JAILED & BAILED

On the 6th July, Deputy Master valiantly "turned himself in" at the Old Bailey for his misdemeanors !  The total figure raised in "bail" for the British Red Cross was £38,873 for which they are very grateful !  Thank you for your contributions !

18th July, 2018|Home, Master's Blog|