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Happy Birthday, William Shakespeare!

On 22nd April, the Master was delighted to welcome the Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress to his home town of Stratford-upon-Avon for the annual Shakespeare Birthday Celebrations. Watched by thousands, the day begins with a Read more…

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The Clerk Virginia Rounding’s launch of The Burning Time

A number of Liverymen and Freemen were invited to the launch party of Virginia Rounding’s latest book The Burning Time at St. Sepulchre-without-Newgate on 20th April.

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Virginia is an established writer, author of biographies Read more…

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6th City & Awards luncheon

In March we hosted our popular annual City & Awards luncheon at Apothecaries’ Hall – the oldest surviving Hall in the City of London. It’s an important event in the Company’s calendar and one of Read more…

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Students love builders’ merchants!

The Worshipful Company of builders’ merchants (WCoBM) recently exhibited at the annual Livery Schools Link (LSL) Showcase in Guildhall to help raise the profile of our industry among students. It’s the third year the WCoBM Read more…

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Master invited to open Monument Tools’ new Showroom & Training Centre

In March the Master was invited to visit Monument Tools at its Hackbridge headquarters to open its new Showroom and Training Centre.

The opening of the new Centre represents the latest investment by the family to Read more…

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We entered a team for the annual Livery Pancake Race

For the first time this year, the WCoBM entered a team for the annual Livery Pancake Race at Guildhall Yard. It is organised by the Worshipful Company of Poulters in collaboration with The
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WCoBM welcomes seven new Liverymen at Installation Dinner

Our Livery goes from strength to strength with the recent admission of seven new Liverymen. Among the new members are familiar faces in the industry. They include: Tim Allen, NMBS; Jamie Atkinson, JT Atkinson; John Read more…

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Livery Briefing October 2016

The latest briefing for topics discussed at the Livery Committee meeting, plus an update on annual events of interest to Liverymen.

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End of the line for Britain’s oldest factory

Three months after our visit in January to Britain’s oldest factory, the Whitechapel Bell Foundry cast its last batch of tower bells on 22nd March for the Museum of London before disposing of its
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Christmas Carols at the Tower

The annual Christmas Carol Service at the Tower of London in the historic and atmospheric Chapel Royal of St Peter ad Vincula in December has become so popular that early booking is advised. St Peter Read more…

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