The office team gathered in the courtyard today for a small ceremony and two minute silence for Remembrance Day. The silence was followed by a short speech by the Clerk and the Master then layed down a wreath by the WW1 memorial plaque outside the hall.
In a Freedom Ceremony held just before the New Members’ Evening last night the Company welcomed 19 new Freemen. Of these, eight were 2014 Bursary Recipients who have now finished their Masters degrees and the others were applicants with industry-related backgrounds. The Court Room was packed with witnesses, sponsors, mentors, tutors, mums, dads, brothers sisters and significant others! It was a very happy and vibrant occasion much enjoyed by all. The new members are (from L- R in the photo)
Liveryman David Houseman, Chairman of the Golf Committee, reports on the Stationers' Foundation Golf Classic held last month.
Once more the Foundation Golf Classic was held at Worplesdon and in glorious sunshine. Seventeen teams of four set forth to play on this beautiful Surrey heathland course.
As well as the professional clips we have had taken at recent events we have also been experimenting with video clips taken on a video camera by our Marketing Intern, Iqraa Hassan. She has uploaded some of them to our YouTube page here including snippets from the recent Livery Lunch with its cloathing ceremonies. It is good to have these records and we are grateful to Iqraa for her efforts which also enabled those in the Stock Room to see and hear what was going on in the Hall via a live feed. Keep an eye out for other clips in the future. They will appear on the YouTube page and on our gallery of video clips on this site, here.
Members will remember that Liverymen Alison Branch and Heath Mason were featured in Latest News on 1 October as they anticipated their bike ride to Amsterdam in aid of
Members will be happy to know that the last Livery Lunch of 2015 was a huge success. 230 people witnessed a memorable and historical event at Stationers’ Hall where Dr Vinton Gray Cerf accepted our award of Honorary Freedom and Livery. He made a wonderful speech and
We are delighted to announce that Stationers' Hall won 'Best Livery Hall' at the London Venue Awards which took place on Friday, 16 October 2015 at the Emirates Stadium. The team are very happy and look forward to next years awards!
Congratulations to The 2015 Young Stationers' Prize winner, Angela Clarke. It has been announced today by The Bookseller that she has been signed up to a two book deal with HarperCollins. Angela is hoping to become a Member of the Company but is currently busy pursuing her writing career!