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The deadline for nominations for the Young Stationers' Prize, which is awarded to someone who will generally be under 40, for exceptional accomplishment and promise in one of the trades of the Company, is 6 July.  the longlist will be  announced on the 7 July, the shortlist on 13 July, and the Prize winner at the Young Stationers' Annual Dinner on 20 July. Click here to access the full details including the list of judges.

With the Master and Wardens meeting at 10.00, the Awards and Committees lunch at 12.30 and an Industry Committee Meeting at 3.00 as well as all the preparations for the Waterloo Ball due to take place this Friday, Monday, 15 June was a very busy day at the Stationers' Company but it was good to start it off by welcoming three new Freemen.  They are Dick van Baarlen, Managing Director of Safescan; Charles Fillingham, Deputy Head of the City of London School and Amy McKee, a Fine Books Editor with Gateway Publishing. It will be good to see them at events at the Hall in the near future.

Oliver Gadsby writes:- To celebrate the Company’s thriving connection with the Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy, and to raise funds for the Stationers’ Foundation and for the school, the Master led a group of

Liveryman Diana Cresswell writes: Horses, high hopes and the Household Cavalry came together for Ladies Day at Epsom Downs  Racecourse in June.  The Stationers’ Company contingent were out in

The eagle-eyed amongst attendees at the Richard Johnson celebrations will have noticed a film crew operating at the service and at the lunch.  Krishan Thapar and his colleague Jed Camara have caught the highlights and edited them into a short clip for this website.  Click the white triangle to play it.

Look out for more videos over the course of the summer!

On 26th May at Moor Park Golf Club in Rickmansworth, three Past Masters of the Company, Richard Brewster, John Waterlow and Tom Hempenstall, accompanied by Court Assistant Martin Woodhead,

Our thanks to sharp-eyed and quick-reacting Past Master Hempenstall who caught this footage on his telephone yesterday morning.  

Are urban foxes a delight or a menace? - no prizes for the magpie's views!

On a day which was jam packed with activity as far as the Company is concerned it was good to start the early Court meeting with a Freedom Ceremony.  This is extremely unusual as the Freedom ceremonies

The May "shout" was  made at the final judging of the SHINE School Media Awards
1st  Prize, John Young  
2nd Prize, Betty Morgan  
3rd  Prize, Gerald Hill   
4th  Prize, John Waits  
5th  Prize, Brian Attwood  

What a treat everyone who attended last night's Archive Evening had!  The Hall was packed and the audience listened attentively to Professor Brian Cummings of the University of York and Professor Kenneth

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