Please do take the time to click through to the Queen's Bindery Apprenticeship Scheme page on this website and read the latest blog from the scheme. This one is written by first year apprentice, Andreas Maroulis and features expert Martin Frost MBE who is the only full time book fore-edge painter left in the UK.
Members will be interested to read the Shine School Media Awards Book which was published to reflect the amazing achievements of the entries for the awards in 2019. To read the book click here. The Awards Day itself was held in June and was, as ever, a delight as the Hall buzzed with youthful energy and optimism for the future of the communications and content industries! It featured workshops on a wide variety of media-focused topics and an opportunity to peruse the entries (see photo) before a buffet lunch and then the awards ceremony. Congratulations to all the winners and indeed to the Shine Committee who work hard to bring the event to such successful fruition each year.
News from bursary partner Kingston University. Liveryman Alison Baverstock has, with research colleague, economist Jackie Steinitz, devised a formula to guide publishers on the potential success or failure of political biographies. Commissioning new titles in all subject areas can entail a leap of faith. No doubt publishers will be delighted to have access to this research which will enable a decision about
The Packaging Collective are holding a one-day event at Stationers' Hall on Wednesday 6 November 2019 from 9.00 to 4.00 pm. Members should log in to the Members Only area of this website and then click here for full details of the speakers and of how to book a place.
Court Assistant Doug Wills writes: Members will be interested in an article which can be found by clicking here (copyright The Times). It is an article in The Times of 7 August by Jess Morgan. Jess undertook one of the Evening Standard Bursary Diversity Editorial Apprenticeships which were supported by the Stationers' Company.
Court Assistant Tony Mash writes: On 30 July 2019, against the background of torrid weather conditions with heavy rain and wind providing many an excuse for poor play on both sides, the Stationers’ Company golf team battled with the Old Stationers’ Association (OSA) for the annual challenge cup at Aldwickbury Park Golf Club in Hertfordshire.
On Thursday 1 August the Master and Clerk went up to Leeds to attend the Yorkshire Day celebration of creative, digital and print industry success in Yorkshire. This event was run by the BPIF and CDI in association with the Stationers' Company and Liveryman Robert McClements noted that of the c 80 attendees some 20 were either Stationers, or linked to the Company through Corporate Membership or guests of Stationers. Click here for the full BPIF press release from which you will see that Northern
At the Court meeting yesterday, 23 July 2019, the Master cloathed Sir Robert Worcester KBE, DL. Liveryman Geraldine Allinson seen on the left of the photo was his sponsor. Sir Robert's huge expertise in the marketing area has already been tapped up by the Marketing Advisory Committee!