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Lightmongers at the 2021 Inter-Livery Clay Pigeon Shooting Competition

On a wonderfully warm and sunny June day, 12 guns representing the Lightmongers assembled at the magnificent Holland & Holland Shooting Grounds to participate in the 2021 Annual Inter Livery Charitable Clay Pigeon Shooting Competition. This major inter-livery annual event, now in its 27th year, took place over two consecutive days bringing together over 460 guns representing 78 City of London Livery Companies. With the Lightmongers drawn ... Read more

27th September 2021|Categories: News|0 Comments

Fascinating 2021 Four Liveries Lecture delivered by Sir Ian Blatchford, Director and Chief Executive of the Science Museum Group.

Glaziers Hall near London Bridge was the venue for the 2021 Four Liveries Lecture that took place on Tuesday 7th September.  The annual lecture alternates between four Worshipful Companies, namely Lightmongers, Glaziers, Scientific Instrument Makers and Clockmakers, who are linked by a common interest in science-based technologies This year it was the turn of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers (www.clockmakers.org)  to host the lecture by ... Read more

22nd September 2021|Categories: News|0 Comments

Master’s Garden Party

The Master’s Summer Garden Party did not have an auspicious start.  His practice run, attending a Garden Party at Buckingham Palace by invitation of Her Majesty the Queen had been cancelled due to the Covid19 pandemic, and Friday the 10th of October dawned as a cloudy, blustery day, with intermittent rain. Not quite the blazing sunshine of the previous days! Undaunted, the Master pressed on, ... Read more

21st September 2021|Categories: News|0 Comments

River Thames sparkles for Junior Warden’s Cruise

There is no doubt that all the stars aligned for Junior Warden, Jamie Berry, who held his Junior Warden's event on the Thames aboard the Edwardian cruiser in July 2021.  Not only did he manage to get his timing right to organise the Lightmongers' first in-person event for over a year, he also selected one of the balmiest evenings of the Summer enabling guests to ... Read more

17th September 2021|Categories: News|0 Comments

The William Wright Lightmongers Lecture 2021 – Light, Lighting and Health.

Delivered on 17th June 2021 by Professor Peter R. Boyce, MCIBSE, HonFSLL Like so many events over the past 18 months, the 2021 Lecture, organised by the Lightmongers Education Committee, took place via Zoom.  Committee Chairman, Stuart Mucklejohn explained, “The lecture was originally planned for June 2020 and Dr Boyce was very keen that it should take place in person.  However, this pandemic continues to ... Read more

1st September 2021|Categories: News|0 Comments

The Lightmongers welcome new Members via a virtual ceremony

A warm welcome to the seven newest Members of the Worshipful Company of Lightmongers who were installed at a virtual ceremony by the Master, Peter Harris, on 9th June 2021. A Zoom ceremony can never be the same as a live ceremony, but the Master used his eloquence to bring the event to life and to make it an experience to remember for the new ... Read more

3rd August 2021|Categories: News|0 Comments

Lighting Project Solutions team raise £1,295 for the Lightmongers Charity

  Liverymen Matt Harding and Dale Nettle, together with their colleague Michelle undertook the OutLaw Nottingham half Ironman event challenge on 20th June 2021, to raise funds for the Lightmongers Charitable Trust. The Event start at 7 a.m with Dale bravely taking on the 1.2 mile open water swim, which he completed in 1 hour 5 minutes. He handed over to Matt who took on ... Read more

3rd August 2021|Categories: News|0 Comments

Alderman Vincent Keaveny is guest of honour at Lightmongers’ Event

For her Senior Warden’s event on 10th June 2021, Margaret Fitzsimons organized an evening of insightful conversation between Reverend Richard Coles and incoming Lord Mayor of London, Alderman Vincent Keaveny, who was her special guest.  It was also an opportunity to hear from four Lightmongers who are heading up key activities on behalf of the company. Senior Warden, Margaret Fitzsimons (top left), with guests Stephen ... Read more

23rd July 2021|Categories: News|0 Comments

Lightmongers enjoy an on-line Social Evening – with a Comedy turn!

  The Lightmongers Events Committee organised a very enjoyable Social Evening on Friday 26th February, which included a stand-up comedy slot and a delicious Cornish cream tea. A very creative event in these COVID constrained times! Twenty-eight members and their families joined the event via zoom and had a very enjoyable social time catching up with each other’s news and of course, there was quite ... Read more

12th March 2021|Categories: News|0 Comments

Lighting Industry Shines; London’s NYE21 Spectacular from the Capital 

By Durham Merenghi London welcomed in 2021 with a spectacular city-wide display, sending a message of thanks and hope to the nation and the world.  Jack Morton, the global brand experience agency, helped to develop the original concept and worked in partnership with the Mayor of London’s office and a dedicated team of experts to create the extraordinary experience.   The 10-minute show, designed for ... Read more

16th February 2021|Categories: News|0 Comments