On 2 July 2019 one of the Master’s last tasks of the year before installing the new Under Warden, Upper Warden and Master was to present Liveryman Andrea Cameron with an armada dish to mark the end of her magnificent 14 years’ service as Honorary Librarian and as a tangible sign of the Company’s gratitude
Apprentice19 starts today at Guildhall and it is great to know that individual Stationers are there supporting Past Master Helen Esmonde, Chairman of the Education Committee, who has been instrumental in organising the event and indeed to see that Corporate Member Pearson who are great advocates of apprenticeships are there too. One of the people on their stand is Freeman Ned Coomes,
The Richard Johnson “Bubble” service followed by the lunch at which the High Achieving Royal Marines are recognised is one of the happiest events in the Company’s calendar. Everyone looks forward to hearing the year’s sermon on the theme “Life’s a Bubble” and this year was no exception with the Bishop of Lynn, the Right Reverend Jonathan Meyrick preaching. His full sermon can be read by clicking here. The Choir of St Bride’s thrilled with their music and their rendition of I’m Forever Blowing
At the Court meeting on 4 June the Master cloathed two new Liverymen. They were (from left to right in the photo)
Mark Purcell Associate Director for Research Collections at Cambridge University Library and Tyler Carey, Chief Revenue Officer for Westchester Publishing Services. We congratulate them both and look forward to their continuing attendance at events.
Liveryman Christopher Leonard-Morgan writes:
Freeman Henri Davis, immediate past Chairman and current Deputy Chairman of the Giftware Association, was recently presented with the prestigious Honorary Achievement Award at the annual Gift Retailer Awards at the Grosvenor House in London.
Court Assistant Tim Connell writes:
An exhibition at the Guildhall Library has just opened concerning the life and times of the Elizabethan financier Sir Thomas Gresham, who was the financial adviser to four Tudor monarchs (without losing his head). He founded the Royal Exchange and brought a great deal of trade to London and when he died left his money to create Gresham College, which still offers a full range of free lectures to the public.