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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
The Master, Wardens and members of the Court welcomed new Liveryman, Donald Smith, to the Company on Monday, 27th March 2017.
11 July saw the Installation of the new Master, Stuart Boyd who, in his welcome speech, announced that this chosen charity is the RNLI Tower Lifeboat Station on the River Thames and outlined how he foresaw taking the Company through his twelve months of office [...]