As we all in the Lightmongers Company want to congratulate our Master Mr Rodney Bennion for receiving his OBE. He is our first Master Lightmonger to actually receive this honour whilst being in office as Master. We are delighted to actually have the photo of him being presented with the award yesterday 19th May 2015 at Windsor Castle.
On Saturday 16th May the City Livery Yacht Club had their Cowes Regatta and the Lightmongers team was a crew of seven sailing in 'The Lightmonger' included Past Masters Bill Wright and Mike Lippold. David Lippold and his wife Sheila Lippold and granddaughter Natashah Lippold and two non liverymen. Fifteen yachts competed in the race which lasted approximately 3.5 hours . The Lightmonger wonn on ... Read more
Wednesday 6th May 2015 30 Lightmongers visited Bentley Priory in Stanmore which has recently been refurbished and now houses an exhibition dedicated to fighter pilots of World War 2. Much of the Battle of Britain was planned and overseen here under the guidence of Air Marshall Sir Hugh Dowding, who implemented a plan with the aid of RADAR and telephone reports to plot enemy movements ... Read more