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.
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 [...]