Past Master Major Jack Strachan joined a team of volunteers abseiling down Peacehaven Cliffs to raise funds for Care for Veterans charity on Sunday, 26th June 2022 and has the Certificate to prove it !!! Many congratulations and well done Jack !!!
On Monday, 20th June, the Company elected its new Master for the ensuing year of June 2022 through until end of June 2023. It is approximately twenty years since the Worshipful Company of Launderers had a lady Master, Mrs Margaret Sheppard, so with much [...]
This year's Annual Banquet was held at Launderers' Hall with the theme of Casino Royale. A couple of gaming tables with "play" money tokens were set up with a couple of croupiers teaching the guests how the games work. The guests played at the [...]
This year's Livery W/E was held in Manchester, organised and hosted by Master, Ken Cupitt. Located in the heart of Manchester, the Midland Hotel is steeped in fascinating social and architectural history. It was opened in 1903 by the Midland Railway Company, initially constructed [...]
Each day was a totally different experience and the people we met were so welcoming and really gave us a great insight into what they do and why they do it that way. Each of us on the Scholarship expressed how comfortable we were made [...]
Below is a report from one of the Travelling Scholars, Aniko Rucz, following their recent UK tour of several laundry facilities within the UK, sponsored by the Worshipful Company of Launderers: First of all, I would like to take the opportunity to say a huge [...]
On Monday, 7th February, following the meeting of the Court, Master presented Deputy Master, Major Jack Strachan, with a commemorative book by way of appreciation for continuing for two years as Master during the recent COVID crisis. On behalf of the Livery, many thanks, Jack.
One of the duties of being Master is that of liaison with other City Liveries and their Master and I start this month’s blog with sharing with you a benefit of this activity. I must admit to being interested in anything a bit technical, so [...]
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.
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 [...]