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Ironbridge Weekend

On 10 & 11 June the Master attended the Annual Livery visit to Ironbridge

Livery Companies have been coming to the Ironbridge Gorge Museums for over three decades. The tradition was started by the late Sir Peter Gadsden who was Lord Mayor of London 1979-1980. Having grown up in Shropshire, Sir Peter undertook a visit to the county as part of his Mayoral year which included a visit to the Museum where he became fascinated by the story of Ironbridge as the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution. …read more

Buckingham Palace Garden Party

On 1 June the Master attended a Garden Party at Buckingham Palace.

The party was one of a few organised at the Palace  and over the course of each year at which The Queen welcomes over 30,000 guests. At each Garden Party, around 27,000 cups of tea, 20,000 sandwiches and 20,000 slices of cake are consumed! …read more

Mansion House Scholarship Scheme

On 31 May the Master and Clerk attended a reception hosted by the City of London Sheriffs at the Old Bailey to celebrate the work of the Mansion House Scholarship Scheme …read more

Big Curry Lunch Results Reception

On 23 May, the Master attended a reception at The Honourable Artillery Company for the announcement of the results of the 2017 Big Curry Lunch. …read more

2017 Brigantes Breakfast for Liverymen of the City of London

We have great pleasure in announcing the invitation and booking form for the 2017 Brigantes Breakfast - the annual Northern luncheon open to all City of London Liverymen. …read more

Save the date - Carol Service and Supper

It is traditional for members of the Company to join with other Livery Companies for a Service of Nine Lessons and Carols in our very own Guild Church – the Priory Church of St Bartholomew the Great, West Smithfield, EC1 and you are warmly invited to join us again this year on Tuesday 19th December 2017 at 6pm. …read more

Worshipful Company of Distillers

On Tuesday 16 May, the Master and Clerk attended the sixth annual Distillers’ City Debate at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

The 2017 debate posed the question: Is innovation a more effective tool for growth than acquisition in the spirits industry? …read more

Worshipful Company of Information Technologists

On the Fourth of May 2017 the Master and Clerk attended the Worshipful Company of Information Technologists celebration of its 25th anniversary as the 100th Livery Company, at Guildhall. 704 people attended a fabulous white tie banquet with a Star Wars theme. …read more

Sons & Friends of the Clergy

On Tuesday 9 May the Master attended the 363rd Festival Service of the Sons & Friends of the Clergy in St Paul's Cathedral.

The service was attended by the Lord Mayor Locum Tenens Alderman Ian Luder and Sheriffs, Aldermen, Bishops, Masters from the City Livery Companies all of whom processed at the start and end of the service. …read more