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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

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

Lightmongers at the Inter-Livery Clay Pigeon Shooting Competition

The Lightmongers sharp shooters! Lightmongers had 2 teams of 4 guns take part in this amazingly well supported day at the prestigious Holland & Holland shooting grounds. Once again this annual event hosted some 420+ guns representing 57 of the City Livery Companies.  Unfortunately neither of our teams was a match to the winners, an excellent squad, of which one shot 79 out ... Read more

30th May 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments

Lightmongers’ Charity Golf Day 2018

Once again this year the Lightmongers enjoyed a great golf day at the Royal Automobile Club on their Old Course at Epsom. The weather maintained and was perfect for the golf, which of course led to the enjoyment by all, even encouraged some to come in with outstanding results. A special thanks must go to Liveryman James Hill, who, apart from being the organiser of ... Read more

30th May 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments

Lightmongers Mistress and Consorts lunch

On the 11th of May the Masters Consort, John Harding, welcomed 43 fellow mistresses and Consorts to lunch at Tallow Chandlers Hall. As well as being a social occasion the lunch was also raising funds for the Lightmongers Charitable Trust and the causes it supports, so the generous support of all those attending was much appreciated. Many Livery companies were represented and the lunch concluded ... Read more

29th May 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments

Members and Guests dinner 23rd March 2018 Celebrating 100 years of the RAF

The Lightmongers Members and Guests dinner was held on Friday 23rd March 2018 and what a great evening it was! 120 Members and Guests enjoyed the wonderful setting of the Haberdashers Hall, one of the few modern Livery Halls in the City, where we are always made welcome. Members and their Guests were greeted on arrival by the Master and Officers and enjoyed some great ... Read more

3rd April 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments

City of London Freedom ceremony

On 14th March 2018 Freeman Stuart Mucklejohn attended the Chamberlains Court at Guildhall and was admitted to the Freedom of the City of London. Stuart was accompanied at the ceremony by family and friends and given a warm welcome by the Clerk to the Court, Murray Craig. Having received the Freedom of the City, Stuart is now able to progress to become a Liveryman of ... Read more

23rd March 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments

Construction Livery Group – Annual Award winners

The Construction Livery Group held its annual awards ceremony at the newly refurbished Glaziers Hall on the 26th February. The awards date back to 2001 when Masters certificates were first awarded to those who have held a leading position in their profession. These were then extended to include awards for Journeymen and Apprentices. There are now 14 Livery Companies who present their awards at the ... Read more

26th February 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments

Westminster Abbey Tour

On the 24th February, 29 brave souls braved the artic weather to arrive at Westminster Abbey for the first of the events committee’s outings this year. It was a guided tour by blue coat guides, who are all volunteers to the Abbey. Our guides for the tour were James and Pat, who gave us an excellent tour and history of the Abbey. The stunning high ... Read more

24th February 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments