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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 [...]

March 9th, 2017|Home, Master's Blog|

Master’s Blog 11

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 [...]

March 9th, 2017|Home, Master's Blog|

Master’s Blog 10

The Master, Wardens and Clerk of the Worshipful Company of Launderers wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

December 19th, 2016|Home, Master's Blog|

Master’s Blog 9

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

November 24th, 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 [...]

November 21st, 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 [...]

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

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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 [...]

November 7th, 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 [...]

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

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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 [...]

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

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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 [...]

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