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Hackney Carriage Drivers annual Eurodisney Trip

One of the highlights of the Masters year is attending the send-off for the Worshipful Company of Hackney Carriage Driver’s annual Children’s Magical Taxi Tour, taking sick and terminally ill children to Disneyland Paris.  The Hackney Carriage Drivers have provided this 3 day trip, from Friday to Sunday, for 25 years now, and it is very much appreciated by the families participating. The Lightmongers support ... Read more

29th September 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments

Lightmongers v Tallow Chandlers Annual Golf match

Once again the Lightmongers golfers took on the annual challenge against the Tallow Chandlers at Beaconsfield GC on 25th September 2001. This year it was 6 players, Simon Hobbs, James Hill, John Smith, Gerry O’Donnell, James Colkett and John Otten took up the Challenge in a Stableford match for the Arrow Cup, which resulted in a draw, 3 games all. The Arrow Cup, donated by ... Read more

26th September 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments

Junior Warden Reception at the Savile Club

Our Junior Warden, Peter Harris, held his fund-raising reception at the Savile Club in London on 21st September. It was a very enjoyable evening for all the members and guests attending, with excellent food and wine, a superb cabaret and very enjoyable company. The setting of the Savile Club was ideal for such an occasion, having a great atmosphere whilst being quite informal. The Junior ... Read more

22nd September 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments

New Freeman and Liverymen installed at Court Meeting 19th Sept 2018

At the Lightmongers Court meeting held 19th September at Tallow Chandlers Hall the Master and the Court were delighted to welcome a new Freeman to the Company and to see the progress of two Freemen to Liverymen of the Company. Mark Sutton Vane was admitted to the Lightmongers as a Freeman and welcomed by the Master, Barbara Harding. Mark Sutton Vane with the Master, ... Read more

20th September 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments

Liveryman James Simpson presents the 4 Liveries Lecture for 2018

Liveryman James Simpson It was the turn of the Lightmongers to host the 4 Liveries Lecture in 2018, which took place on 17th July and was held in the prestigious surroundings of the Livery Hall of The Worshipful Company of Painter Stainers. Liveryman James Simpson gave a superb presentation titled “Visualisation at the Royal Opera House and the future of Entertainment Technology”.  James ... Read more

6th August 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments

Lightmongers Summer Banquet 6th July 2018

Our Summer Banquet this year was held on 6th July and by kind permission of the Lord Mayor, we were able to hold it at the Mansion House in London. As ever, it was a very enjoyable and sociable evening in the wonderful surroundings of the Egyptian Hall of the Mansion House. Dining in the magnificent Egyptian room at Mansion House The Master, ... Read more

31st July 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments

The Master’s Weekend in Bristol 15th – 18th June 2018

Each year the Master plans a weekend for members of the Livery. Our Master this year, Barbara Harding and her husband John organised a visit to Bristol, which is a City with a long history of trading across the world, similar to that of the City of London. A party of 46 gathered at the Bristol Hotel on 15th June, with the first event of ... Read more

20th July 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments

Masters Blog June & July 2018

Fellow Lightmongers, I have just finished watching the 100 years Celebration of the RAF at Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace on TV. The sense of pride to see our Honorary Liveryman Air Chief Marshall Sir Stephen Hillier accompanied by his wife Elaine was overwhelming. We are so honoured to know that he is a fellow liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Lightmongers. I felt 10 ... Read more

13th July 2018|Categories: The Master's Blog|0 Comments

Lightmongers explore the hidden River Fleet!

A group of Lightmongers and their family and friends met at the Hardy Tree by St Pancras Old Church on 3rd June to begin a walk, which would follow the path of the Fleet River to the Thames by Blackfriars Bridge. In fact the Fleet is now underground and forms part of the London sewer system but at one point we could definitely hear and ... Read more

12th June 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments

Lightmongers Team win the 2018 LIA Sailing Regatta

The Lightmongers very happy winning crew This year the Lightmongers put a team together to enter the annual Lighting Industry sailing challenge cup, which is run by the LIA. We were up against 8 other teams from the lighting industry with various levels of competence from novice to experienced sailor. Our team consisted of: Tony Weeden Richard Smith Richard Hinchcliffe Mark O’Connor Paul ... Read more

3rd June 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments