Schedule: 10.15 am Tea/coffee in the Hall 11.00 am Process to St. Paul’s Cathedral 11.15 am Service begins 12.00 pm Service ends 12.15 pm Buffet lunch at the Hall 14.15 pm Buffet lunch ends
THE JOHN NORTON SERVICE AT ST PAUL’S CATHEDRAL followed by CAKES AND ALE AT STATIONERS’ HALL
In accordance with the bequest of Alderman John Norton, Master of the Company in 1607, 1611 and 1612, cakes and ale (and other victuals) will be provided at Stationers’ Hall from 12.30 pm, to which you and your spouse/partner are cordially invited. You are also invited by the Master and Wardens to accompany them to the Chapel of St Faith in the Crypt of St Paul’s Cathedral to attend a private service for the Stationers’ Company.
This year the singing will be led by Reed’s School choir. The preacher for the service will be Court Assistant the Rt Rev’d Dr Stephen Platten.
Please note this year the service will take place in the morning of Shrove Tuesday, before Cakes ‘n Ale. Tea and coffee will be served in the Hall from 10.15 am, before the Court, Liverymen and Freemen line-up in the Hall, to process to the Cathedral at 11.00 am precisely. The service will commence at 11.15 am.
Following the service, a buffet lunch will be served in the Hall from 12.15 pm. There is no charge for you or your spouse/partner to attend the buffet at Stationers’ Hall but there will be a charge of £40 per head for subsequent guests. You are requested to complete and return the slip below for catering purposes. Places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis and you will be notified immediately if your bid is unsuccessful.