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TACITUS LECTURE: WORSHIPFUL COMPANY OF WORLD TRADERS

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 [...]

4th March, 2019|Home, Master's Blog, News|

JOURNEYMAN EVENT: VISIT TO THE POSTAL MUSEUM

Master hosted a party to visit the Postal Museum in Clerkenwell on Wednesday, 27th February 2019 revealing fascinating history of London's history.

4th March, 2019|Home, Master's Blog, News|

FABULOUS FIRST OUTING AS MASTER TO ATTEND GLAZIERS’ ANNUAL BANQUET

Fabulous first outing as Master Launderer to Cloth Workers' Hall for the Glaziers' Banquet. Great entertainment from a competing pair of post horns in the Post Horn Gallop and a delightful orchestral numbers including a rousing round of Henry Wood’s Sailors Hornpipe.  My attempt at [...]

23rd July, 2018|Home, Master's Blog, News|

INSTALLATION OF NEW MASTER, 25 JUNE 2018

On Monday, 25th June 2018, Forbes MacDougall was installed as Master of this Worshipful Company for 2018 - 2019. The Installation Ceremony took place in the River Room at the Hall and was followed by the Annual Service at Southwark Cathedral which included an Act [...]

9th July, 2018|Home, Master's Blog, News|

TRAVELLING SCHOLARSHIP 2018 – HIGHLIGHTS

Some comments from the students who participated with the 2018 Travelling Scholarship Scheme to Girbau in Spain ................. Other than the great company and the productive, insightful discussions (and knowledge sharing) which took place between Girbau staff and all the travelling scholars - my personal [...]

30th May, 2018|Education and Scholarships News, News|

MAGICAL DISNEY TRIP: BIG BREAKFAST

9th October, 2017|Home, Master's Blog, News|

LIVERY HALLS WALK

4th October, 2017|Home, Master's Blog, News|

COURT AND NEW LIVERYMEN

As our Hall is not quite ready, my first Court meeting was held in the original Court Room of Tallow Chandlers' Hall and what a wonderful and new experience that was for many of us.  Following Court, four new Liverymen were admitted.  They are: Eoin [...]

4th October, 2017|Home, Master's Blog, News|

LIVERY WEEK-END: EDINBURGH

April saw our Livery join Lesley and me 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 get [...]

25th May, 2017|News|

Welcome to new Liveryman Donald Smith

The Master, Wardens and members of the Court welcomed new Liveryman, Donald Smith, to the Company on Monday, 27th March 2017.

6th April, 2017|Home, News|