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LUNCHEON AT THE HOUSE OF LORDS: 9th July 2019

Hosted by The Worshipful Company of Framework Knitters I was invited as Master for  a tour of the House of Commons, The Place of Westminster followed luncheon in the House of Lords hosted by Baroness Byford DBE.   New Dawn is a contemporary light sculpture [...]

2019-08-01T13:54:38+00:001st August, 2019|Home, Master's Blog|

INSTALLATION COURT LUNCHEON: WORSHIPFUL COMPANY OF WATER CONSERVATORS: 8th July 2019

My second invitation was to attend the Installation Court Lunch of the Worshipful Company of Water Conservators held at Stationers’ Hall.  The luncheon was preceded by a Reception in the beautiful gardens of Hall.

2019-08-01T13:48:27+00:001st August, 2019|Home, Master's Blog|

INSTALLATION, SERVICE and DINNER: 1st July 2019

Senior Warden, Major Jack Strachan MBE was installed as Master Launderer on Monday, 1st July 2019.  Forbes MacDougall becomes Deputy Master, Kenneth Cupitt becomes Senior Warden and Sarah Lancaster is Renter Warden. The Installation Ceremony at the Hall was followed by a dedication at the [...]

2019-07-04T15:31:01+00:004th July, 2019|Home, Master's Blog, News|

IRONBRIDGE: LIVERY WEEK-END: 7-9 June 2019

The gathering at the cradle of the industrial revolution of nearly all the Livery Company Masters  and their consorts including some from the regions too, along with the Lord Mayor, Lady Mayoress and both Sheriffs.  A fascinating collection of museums along the River Severn at [...]

2019-07-04T14:46:16+00:004th July, 2019|Home, Master's Blog, News|

VISIT TO TRELOAR’S SCHOOL: Wednesday, 27th March 2019

Along with many other Masters, Mater Launderer joined the Lord Mayor for a  visit to Treloar's school in Hampshire, a recipient of a donation from our Benevolent Fund.  Almost all the children are in wheel chairs but the emphasis is on making the most of [...]

2019-05-29T14:31:50+00:0029th May, 2019|Home, Master's Blog|

ANNUAL BANQUET: DRAPERS’ HALL: Friday, 17th May 2019

This year the Annual Banquet was hosted at Drapers' Hall, one of Master's favourites of all the Livery Halls of the City.   As the beneficiary of our charitable giving, students of Christ's Hospital School, provided us with fantastic music and principal guest, Headmaster, Simon Reid, [...]

2019-10-15T09:52:47+00:0029th May, 2019|Home, Master's Blog, News|