The Hall filled with supporters, tutors, and mentors to see five of the 2015 Bursary Recipients made Free of the Company on Monday 7 November. The Bursary Recipients are entitled to become Freemen once they have finished their Masters degrees and a small number of the 2015 cohort are on courses which have not yet finished.
On Friday, 4 November Stationers from all over the north of England gathered in York for the Stationers' Company Northern Region Lunch which is increasing in popularity year on year and which is instrumental in increasing the Company's membership from the region.
On Monday 31 October the Company welcomed to the Hall the staff, students, governors, parents and carers of Stationers' Crown Woods Academy for their Prize Giving. It was a joyous occasion celebrating great achievements and featuring remarkable musical performances. For a full list of prize winners please click here.
Members are encouraged to keep abreast of all the exciting things going on at SCWA at the moment. We are looking forward to welcoming the school to the annual prize-giving next week when lots of success and achievement will be celebrated
At the Livery Lunch on 10 October the Company made its annual award of Warrants to products of excellence in the Communications and Content industries. Eight warrants were awarded and each warrant-holding product can now use the warrant logo on all advertising and promotional material together with any packaging associated with the product.
On Monday, 17 October the Hall filled with Stationers and their guests for the IPso FACTo roundtable event organised by Court Assistant Trevor Fenwick. Trevor chaired a panel which comprised Charles Baden Fuller, Centenary Professor of Strategy and leader of the Strategy Group at Cass Business School who spoke about different types of business model; Mark Bide, Chairman of the Publishers Licensing Society, who
Last Monday the Master and Wardens committee met for a special Freedom ceremony. Not only was it unusual in that it brought into the Freedom three women but it also celebrated the first Freeman from the USA since the drive to boost overseas membership was launched.
A message from James Matthews-Paul:
International Print Day will take place largely on social media, with a number of live events anticipated around the world by partners in the USA, UK and Australia.
This talk will explore these themes guided by the famed sketches of Beatrice Warde, and will then explore the concept of nudity in type design itself and the stripping away of the body of the typeface to find the structure underneath, and how this can have implications for current and future type design.
Members will be interested to know that Liveryman Sara Pink has written a book called 'City of London Timeline' which offers a delightful, richly illustrated tour through 2,000 years of extraordinary history. Members are being offered a special discount. For more information please click here to log in.