Master’s weekend – wine tasting in Slovenia

Sep 29, 2019

On 12 September around 40 of us gathered in Ljubljana, the capital city of Slovenia, for a weekend of wine tasting. We had a super time, visiting 6 vineyards over 3 days, and then tasting the wines even more thoroughly over dinner! Slovenia is such a beautiful country and Ljubljana a very picturesque city. Well…

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Masters raise over £5,000 for charity

Jul 26, 2019

Our current and Immediate Past Masters recently made fantastic contributions to charity. You remember that, at his installation last year, Nick weighed-in  (in his gown and other regalia) at 13st 10lbs and launched a “spread betting” challenge. He weighed out on 17 July this year at 14st llb (an amazing result after a year of…

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The Installation of our 41st Master

Jul 18, 2019

Installation Banquet – 17 July 2019 2019 is our 40thanniversary year and on 17 July we held our Installation Banquet on the same day in July and at the same Hall as 40 years ago. Around 165 of us therefore gathered at Stationers’ Hall for a splendid celebratory Banquet. Before that the 41stMaster, Fiona Morrison,…

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Master’s weekend in 2020 announced

Jul 13, 2019

Junior Warden Julie Griffiths has announced her planned weekend, subject to her election as Master. Full details are contained below. Julie Griffiths Master’s Weekend Isles of Scilly

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Master Nick is “Jailed and Bailed”

Jul 1, 2019

Today our Master was, in aid of the British Red Cross, jailed at the Old Bailey and sent to the Tower. He wasn’t the only Master!! I hope they let him out.  

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Our support for the Edmonton Sea Cadets

Jun 8, 2019

For some years now we have supported the Edmonton Sea Cadets. They form the carpet guard at our Mansion House banquet and also the “cadet of the year” receives the Robert Thomas Memorial Award – in memory of our Past Master. This year the charitable trust awarded them a grant of £3,000 and this is…

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Eight New Liverymen

Mar 9, 2019

On 7 March we held a Court meeting at Guildhall, where we clothed 8 new Liverymen. Here they are with the Master, looking splendid in our new gowns. The Liverymen and their guests, together with the Court, then celebrated by having lunch at Guildhall.

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Golfing programme for 2019

Jan 22, 2019

We are pleased to provide our proposed livery golf opportunities for 2019. We have 16 events on the programme this year, in addition to our tour to the New Forest, all on fine courses. Most events are golf days which normally involve: morning golf teams of 4 players stableford scoring off full handicap with best…

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Charities benefit from the Masters’ Walk

Jan 18, 2019

As well as supporting CACT, the Masters’ Walk around the City of London last June also raised money for Crisis, The Brain Tumour Charity and the RAF100 Appeal. At the CACT meeting on 17th January the Master presented cheques for £6,500 to Robyn de Wet of the Brain Tumour Charity and Anna de Simoni of…

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