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 [...]
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 [...]
The Wardens and Court gather in front of my camera before the United Guilds' Service at St Paul's Cathedral.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
The Master, Wardens and Clerk of the Worshipful Company of Launderers wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
Conversation of the week. Q - Could I book a vegetarian meal please? A- Certainly, are you a fish eating Vegetarian?
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 [...]
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 [...]