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Canary Wharf Group Presentation

Liveryman Andrew Heath-Richardson, on behalf of the Canary Wharf Group, presented a £15,000 cheque to sponsor the Worshipful Company of Lightmongers Annual Award for Excellence Award Scheme to the Clerk, Mr Phillip Hyde on the 31st floor at No 1 Canary Wharf today. The Company is most gratful to receive such generosity from Canary Wharf Group, headed by an Honorary member of the Lightmongers Sir George Iacobescu CBE, ... Read more

13th June 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

The Lightmongers City & Guilds Electrical Installation Award 2015/16

At Buckingham Palace HRH Princess Anne, accompanied by the Master Lightmonger John Rowsell, presented Colin Mitchell his award for his achievements in the Lightmongers Electrical Installation City & Guilds Course at Dudley College during 2015/16. Colin Mitchell with HRH Princess Anne & Master John Rowsell   Deputy Master Rod Bennion joins Colin Mitchell & Master John Rowsell

10th June 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

Lightmongers Award Sponsored by Electrical Safety First

The beautiful 17th century Tallow Chandlers Hall was a fitting location for the presentation of the Lightmongers / UCL Award sponsored by Electrical Safety First to Bonny Brooks The Award is open to students taking the MSc in Light & Lighting at the Bartlett School of graduate studies which is part of the University College London. Each year sutdents are asked to come up with ... Read more

4th June 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

Historic Dockyard Chatham

The Master at the invitation of Admiral Trevor Soar, Chairman of the Trustees, accompanied by the Clerk attended the opening ceremony on 26th May 2016 at "Command of the Oceans" new facility at the Historic Dockyard Chatham.

27th May 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

Inter Livery Clay Shoot 2016

The Inter Livery Charity Shoot for 2016 was held at the Holland & Holland Shooting Ground at Northwood Middlesex. Again the Lightmongers was well represented by a team led by Past Master Ian Crosby and he reports that thetop team gun was Ian Bowie with a splendid individual score of 68. This annual interlivery charity shoot is always an enjoyable event as can be seen ... Read more

25th May 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

Presentation of New London Wing Banner

On 21st May 2016, Dave Burns, the Lightmongers Cadet liason to 56 (Woolwich) Squadron, attended the Guildhall for the presentation of the new London Wing banner. These banners are only upated every 25 years and this year was extra special because it was also the 75th anniversary of the air cadets. The guest of honour was the Sheriff, Charles Bowman, also in attendance was the current ... Read more

21st May 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

Presentation of Education Awards

At the May Court dinner held in the Tallow Chandlers hall, Mr John Rowsell, Master Lightmonger, presented the Company's Education Awards to Miss Bonnie Brooks for her achievements in Lighting at University College London, Miss Amy Mclean-Nelson, Head Girl at New College, Worcester and Miss Habiba Bernier, Head Girl and Mr Tomas Gerrard, Head Boy at Mary Hare School. Also Edgar is awarded his certificate as Past Master ... Read more

12th May 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

Cadets Visit German Ships in Canary Wharf

Dave Burns, our Cadet Liasion representitive, joined the Cadets of TS WIzard, John and Jane Havergal of Youth Organisation on Uniform to visit the 3 German Ships in Canary Wharf docks, named Sieburg, Pegnitz and auxiliary ship named Main. The German Naval Commander Steffen and the Naval Attache form the German Embassy hosted the visit. The tour included the 3 mine seekers ships as well as ... Read more

18th April 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

Members & Guests Dinner – March 2016

The Company held their annual Members & Guests Dinner in the Stunning Merchant Taylors Hall. Some Cadets of 56 (Woolwich) Squadron were there to support us as carpet guard and assist with the handing out of brochures. Amongst the dignitories were the Master Mr John Rowsell and his wife Sandy, Baroness Betty Boothroyd, Dame Fiona Woolf CBE, Air Marshall Sir Stephen Hillier CBE, Sir Ian Macfadyen, ... Read more

19th March 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

56 Woolwich Squadron wins Trophy

Letter from Flt Lt Mark Bird GCGI RAFVR(T) to 56 Woolwich Squadron Wow...We are standing on the top of a mountain as the Top Squadron within the United Kingdom. It's a priviledge and honour to achieve such an accolade and something that was a distant dream and only the very best Squadron's ever accomplished. Now we can stand amongst them with our heads held high. ... Read more

11th July 2015|Categories: News|0 Comments