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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 [...]

June 21st, 2017|Home, Master's Blog|

LIVERY W/E IN EDINBURGH

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 [...]

May 31st, 2017|Home, Master's Blog|

UNITED GUILDS’ SERVICE, ST PAUL’S CATHEDRAL, 31st MARCH 2017

The Wardens and Court gather in front of my camera before the United Guilds' Service at St Paul's Cathedral.

May 25th, 2017|Home, Master's Blog|

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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 [...]

April 6th, 2017|Home, Master's Blog|

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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|

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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|

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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|

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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|

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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|

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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|