News

Guest of the Information Technologists

The Information Technologists host an annual Master and Clerks' Black Tie Dinner, attended by some of their Past Masters along with a number of Livery Masters and Clerks, and the Tax Advisers were invited. …read more

RAF 100

The Master attended the annual Cobham lecture, hosted by the Honorable Company of Air Pilots, where Sebastian Cox (who has been awarded an OBE for services to RAF History and Heritage) enthralled us with his fascinating lecture on "Behind the Men, Machines and Myths - 100 years of the Royal Air Force". …read more

Big Curry Lunch

The Master attended the Big Curry lunch, and Liverymen Richard Citron and Chris Lallemand were also there. The lunch takes place in the historic Guildhall and traditionally is to raise funds for ABF the Soldier's Charity, though this year the charity recipients also include The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity and the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund …read more

2018 City Walk Announced

This year's City  Walk has a Sherlock Holmes theme and will take place on 6 June.

Sherlock Holmes was created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in 1887, and is possibly the most famous of all fictional detectives. Many of the stories featuring him were set in London, and London is synonymous with Sherlock Holmes. …read more

Guest of the Insurers

The Master and Clerk attended a White Tie Dinner hosted by the Worshipful Company of Insurers at the Mansion House. The Lord Mayor was the guest speaker, and he was attended by both his Sheriffs, one of whom, Sheriff Neil Redcliffe JP will be the guest speaker at our own Civic and Charities' Luncheon. The Lord Mayor spoke about his Business of Trust agenda, and the Tax Advisers will be hosting an event in support of this mayoral theme on the evening of our Civic and Charities' Lunch, 19th June. …read more

New Event Flyers

Two new event flyers are now available on our website

Common Hall for the Election of Sheriffs  25 June

All Liverymen are invited to attend this extremely popular and traditional Livery event, and to exercise their right as a Liveryman to vote in the election (Common Hall is a term used to describe a gathering of Liverymen, and often associated with an election). The Election of two Sheriffs and other officers including Ale Connors and Bridge Trustees in Common Hall occurs each Midsummer Day. It is a considerable spectacle, and is an interesting and historic ceremony.  This year the election is contested with 4 candidates standing. There is an optional  lunch afterwards at Founders' Hall. …read more

Master's Weekend

The Master's Weekend this year will take place in the beautiful City of Bath on the weekend of 21st/22nd July. It is probably best known for its surviving architecture from the Roman and Georgian periods and is now a UNESCO world heritage site. …read more

Two major additions to the programme for the Brigantes Breakfast

Dear Liveryman

We are delighted to announce two major additions to the programme for the Brigantes Breakfast at The Royal Armouries, Leeds, on Friday 25 May, as follows : …read more

Prison Advice and Care Trust

The Master attended a reception at the Old Bailey celebrating the work of volunteers who support defendants' families in Court. with the charity  Prison Advice and Care Trust.  More on the charity can be found at  https://www.prisonadvice.org.uk/ …read more

Tutt Rivers Lecture

The Master attended the annual Tutt Rivers Lecture at Stationers' Hall hosted by the Worshipful Company of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. The Lecture was given by the Rt Hon The Lord Willetts, former Minister for Universities and Science who was speaking on  "The importance of higher education for the UK internationally and how the City, industry and commerce can support it" …read more