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It was my pleasure to host our inaugural Journeyman Event recently which had a bit of a nautical theme. The day started with Ruth, Suzi, Martin and Steve visiting my chosen charity Tower Lifeboat Station on the Thames, where we were given an excellent tour [...]

26th June, 2017|Home, Master's Blog|

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 [...]

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


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 [...]

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


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

25th May, 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 [...]

6th April, 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 [...]

9th March, 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 [...]

9th March, 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.

19th December, 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?

24th November, 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 [...]

21st November, 2016|Home, Master's Blog|