ADMISSION OF FREEMEN TO THE COMPANY: 24 January 2022

On Monday, 24th January 2022, three Freemen were admitted to the Company.  The Admission Ceremony was followed by an informal lunch at Launderers' Hall where Master and Wardens welcomed Helen Demosthenou, Harry Fordham and German Chacartegui.

2022-01-25T15:50:55+00:0025th January, 2022|Home, Master's Blog, News|

JACK FROST ILLUMINATED THAMES RIVER DINNER CRUISE: 14 January 2022

On a chilly Friday evening of 14th January, the party of fourteen met on the quayside for the Thames River Illuminated Bridges Dine and Dance Cruise.  To be able to view the illuminations from the vantage point of the river as well as the remnants [...]

2022-01-19T12:58:43+00:0017th January, 2022|Home, Master's Blog, News|

MASTER’S BLOG: DECEMBER 2021

28th of November 2021 after overnight genome sequencing, the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) confirmed that 2 cases of COVID-19 with mutations consistent with B.1.1.529 (so-called Omicron) had been identified in the UK which once again caused panic and chaos to our Hospitality sector.  Why [...]

2022-01-19T13:00:50+00:0017th January, 2022|Home, Master's Blog, News|

MASTER’S BLOG: NOVEMBER 2021

November started on Monday the 1st with an evening visit to the Guildhall for the John Keats Anniversary Lecture. Keats was an English poet prominent in the second generation of Romantic poets, along with Lord Byron and Percy Shelley, although his poems had been published [...]

2022-01-19T13:01:29+00:0021st December, 2021|Home, Master's Blog, News|

OBITUARY: SENIOR PAST MASTER, NEVILLE WELLS

Neville Manwaring Wells,  Master Launderer 1973 - 1974 and much respected Senior Past Master for many years, much loved father of Frances, Michael and Martin, and grandfather to Daniel, Hannah, Jason, Joshua, Toby, Sam and Jack and great-grandfather to Deakan, died peacefully in his sleep [...]

2021-11-29T12:34:36+00:0029th November, 2021|Home, Master's Blog, News|

ANNUAL BANQUET: Friday, 8 October 2021

Deputy Master Major Jack Strachan finally held his many times postponed Annual Banquet in the grandeur of Mansion House on Friday, 8th October and what a grand event it was ! We were honoured as Principal Guest, The Right Worshipful Lord Mayor Locum Tenens, [...]

2021-10-29T10:48:44+01:0012th October, 2021|Home, Master's Blog, News|

THE 16th EZRA LECTURE: COMPANY of FUELLERS: 15 September 2021

The 16th Ezra Lecture was opened by HRH Prince Edward, the Earl of Wessex, who explained that the lecture was brought about by a legacy of the late Derek Ezra who was a former Chairman of the then National Coal Board, and that the speaker [...]

2021-09-26T20:25:04+01:0026th September, 2021|Master's Blog, News|
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