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Liveryman Annie Hotton who chairs the Shine School Media Awards tells us that the Shine School Media Awards brochure which was produced by Freeman Richard Chapman’s Richard Chapman Studio has been nominated in two categories of the Earthisland ‘Solutions Awards 2017’.   If you would like to vote for the brochure you can do so here. The two categories are Solutions for the Environment and Solutions for Paper.

Members will be interested to hear about, and possibly keen to support, Liveryman Steve Hilleard (in blue check shirt in photo above) and Liveryman Janet Bell (in green in the photo above and on the climb in  photo below) who will be taking part in the office products industry’s Climb of Life. 

The Master welcomed five new Freemen into the Company at this morning's Master and Wardens' meeting. They were (From L-R in the photo) Dr Francesca Albini a Freelance Author Translator and Editor, Dr Tiffani Angus a Lecturer in Publishing at Anglia Ruskin University, Henry Ruddock a Director at Ruddock Ltd, Charles Southey a Founder of Digital Results Ltd, and Stephen Godsell who is General Counsel and Company Secretary at Guardian Media Group Plc. We look forward to them joining in with Company life as soon as ever possible and to seeing them therefore at the Hall before long.

It is not really surprising given the nature of our constituencies but, when we received the recent press release from the BOSS Federation about the shortlist for their 2017 Awards, it was great to see so many Stationers and firms linked with Stationers on the list of shortlisted entries. 

Sunday 17 September dawned a bit grey if the truth be told and the slow start to the day, we thought, could be attributed to that and the heightened level of security following the Parson's Green incident on the previous Friday.  

Members may be interested in reading about a few interesting facts about our stunning Livery Hall in an article written by the Hire Space team here

Members will be delighted to know that Stationers' Hall will again be opening its doors to take part in the city-wide celebration, Open House London.

Stationers' Hall will be open on Sunday, 17 September 2017 from 10am - 5pm (last admission 4.30pm).

St Martin within Ludgate Church will also be open on Sunday, 17 September 2017 from 1.30pm – 4.30pm. 


Members will be interested to read Rebecca Snow's piece on her work helping to pack up the Archive for storage while the new Archive is built.  Click here to read.  Rebecca is one the Company's Bursary Recipients and it is great to hear about her current work and of course to have had her help on this important project.

This event was well attended by members of the Stationers', Marketors' and Information Technologists' Companies and Stationer Phil Elder reports that it provided a multi-faceted insight into the issues of augmented reality.  The Master, in his opening comments (see photo above) stressed the importance of such Inter-Livery events before introducing the evening's speakers who were:

Members will have read of the overall exam success at SCWA and Past Master Kevin Dewey has elaborated in his Governors' Report of the summer term (click here to read in full) but the Evening Standard picked out one extremely successful SCWA student, Joshua Baker.  Our congratulations to Joshua!

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