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, [...]
What a delightful luncheon at Armourers' Hall as a guest of the newly installed Master Environmental Cleaner. Our links with our fellow cleaning company grow closer with the elevation of Past Master John Shonfeld to Junior Warden of the Worshipful Company of Environmental Cleaners.
In picture postcard Spring weather guests enjoyed a magnificent afternoon tea in the gardens of Buckingham Palace hosted by members of the Royal family. What a pleasure to wander round the grounds amongst the elegant trees and by the lake. Guests caught glimpses of The [...]
Master recently attended lunch at The Old Bailey as a guest of the Sheriff The Hon Elizabeth Green. The occasion provided a truly fascinating insight into criminal law, as the London Bridge inquest was being heard. Of course, this attack, so close our home, serves [...]
Master and his lady, Zoe, hosted members of the Livery to their home town of Bristol over the W/E. Guests stayed in the Hotel du Vin Avon Gorge overlooking Brunel's Clifton Suspension Bridge and on the Saturday, tours were arranged of SS Great Britain, Bristol [...]
Master and Wardens warmly welcomed Mukul Mehta as a Freeman to the Company on Monday, 18th March 2019.
Our Clerk was one of the many women recently admitted as a Freeman of the City of London. Margaret was sponsored by the Millennial Lord Mayor, Sir Clive Martin and Common Councillor, John Absalom. https://news.cityoflondon.gov.uk/florist-restaurateur-bishop-and-doctor-who-among-women-offered-city-freedom/
Master enjoyed a wonderful dinner at Saddlers' Hall at the invitation of the Worshipful Company of Hackney Carriage Taxi Drivers. Saddlers' Hall is a most beautiful hall and the company was interesting and entertaining.
Master attended a most interesting Tacitus Lecture by Christine Lagarde IMF Managing Director – organised by the Worshipful Company of World Traders. In the new Mary Poppins film a new villain is a slick banker, but Christine Lagarde suggested young people today should join the [...]
Master hosted a party to visit the Postal Museum in Clerkenwell on Wednesday, 27th February 2019 revealing fascinating history of London's history.