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THE LORD MAYOR’S SHOW: Saturday, 9th November 2019

Starting at number thirty this year compared to the previous years, combined with relatively clement weather, as least until the last hundred yards or so made a huge difference !  Accompanied by Senior Warden, Kenneth Cupitt, Renter Warden, Sarah Lancaster, Past Master, David Hart and [...]

2019-11-11T12:34:05+00:0011th November, 2019|Home, Master's Blog|

THE WORSHIPFUL COMPANY OF SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENT MAKERS (SIM): ADMISSION COURT DINNER: 24 October 2019

Thursday 24th October 2019 was another lovely evening, this time in our shared home at Glaziers’ Hall.  It was great to see the Hall almost full to capacity with 170 dining.   Great company together with excellent food and wine made it an evening to [...]

2019-11-11T12:25:16+00:0011th November, 2019|Home, Master's Blog|

WORSHIPFUL COMPANY OF DYERS: SWAN DINNER: 9 October 2019

The magnificent Merchant Taylors’ Hall was the venue for the Worshipful Company of Dyers' annual Swan Dinner with the Courtyard and its beautiful fountain the lovely setting for the pre-dinner reception.   Excellent company and a delightful menu (although the Dyers’ Cygnet contained very little, [...]

2019-11-11T12:21:56+00:0011th November, 2019|Home, Master's Blog|

LORD MAYOR’S ELECTION: Wednesday, 2nd October 2019 … a long and busy day …..

The election of The Lord Mayor, one Fair, one lunch, two church services, three champagne receptions and six trains ..... a long day !!!   Master caught the 07.32am train to London Bridge and two connections later to Cannon Street.  Walked to Guildhall and after [...]

2019-11-07T12:32:24+00:007th November, 2019|Home, Master's Blog|

LIVERY HALLS WALK: Thursday, 12th September 2019

The day started with a light breakfast at eight o’clock on HQS Wellington before visiting the forty Livery Halls in the City, the 14th Livery Halls Walk arranged by The Worshipful Company of Environmental Cleaners, before finishing the day at Glaziers’ Hall. A stop for [...]

2019-10-07T20:49:52+00:007th October, 2019|Home, Master's Blog|

MAGICAL TOUR TO DISNEYLAND PARIS: FRIDAY, 13 SEPTEMBER 2019

An extremely early start on Friday, 13th September for the 26th Magical Taxi Tour to Disneyland Paris organized by The Worshipful Company of Hackney Carriage Drivers.  Over five hundred of us met at East Wintergarden in Canary Wharf for the “Big Breakfast”, a great breakfast [...]

2019-10-07T13:59:15+00:007th October, 2019|Home, Master's Blog|

LONDON BRIDGE SHEEP DRIVE: SUNDAY, 29 September 2019

Each year the Worshipful Company of Woolmen hold the London Bridge Sheep Drive in aid of the Lord Mayor's charity and the Woolmen's Charitable Trust.  This year is was held on Sunday, 29th September in inclement weather but Senior Warden, Kenneth Cupitt braved the weather [...]

2019-10-15T09:52:47+00:002nd October, 2019|Home, Master's Blog|

TRELOAR’S GALA DINNER: 17 September 2019

The target of raising £60,000 at this fund-raising dinner at the Mansion House was easily passed with the magnificent effort of a total of over £73,000 being raised.  The profits from the evening will go towards a new student friendly outdoor learning centre project. Sally [...]

2019-10-02T14:44:57+00:002nd October, 2019|Home, Master's Blog|

THE MODERN LIVERY COMPANIES AUTUMN DINNER: 9th September 2019

This dinner was hosted by the Worshipful Company of Management Consultants in the Furniture Makers' Hall, another stunning hall.   The principal guest was Lady Lenzie who gave an interesting and entertaining speech.

2019-09-16T17:15:19+00:0016th September, 2019|Home, Master's Blog|

THE WORSHIPFUL COMPANY OF TYLERS and BRICKLAYERS COURT AND LIVERY DINNER: 5th September 2019

Delighted and honoured to be invited to join The Worshipful Company of Tylers and Bricklayers on 5th September for their inaugural Court and Livery Dinner held at the recently refurbished Butchers’ Hall.   The refurbished Hall was magnificent as were the wines, food and company.

2019-09-16T17:10:44+00:0016th September, 2019|Home, Master's Blog|