Archived Blogs of Masters of the Worshipful Company of Marketors, a City of London Livery Company

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The Woolmen

In 2014 Court Assistant Andrew Cross sent me a copy of the certificate he had received for driving sheep across London Bridge in the annual ceremony organised by the Worshipful Company of Woolmen.

The Big Curry Lunch

This week I attended the Big Curry Lunch at the Guildhall, the largest single fundraising event in the City of London in support of the Army Benevolent Fund also known as The Soldier’s Charity.

Ward Clubs

I recently attended the AGM and Annual Lunch at the Guildhall of Cripplegate Ward Club of which I am a member. It was also the occasion of the Installation of the Club’s 139th Master, Mrs Christine Nevard, MBE.

The Old Bailey

This week I was privileged to be invited by Alderman and Sheriff Charles Bowman to have lunch with him, the Judges of the Old Bailey and three other guests including Ken Olisa, Lord Lieutenant for Greater London.

Modern Livery Companies

This week I have attended the 6th Annual Security Lecture hosted by the Security Professionals at the RAF Club; the AGM and Annual Civic Luncheon of my Ward Club, Cripplegate at Guildhall; attended a meeting of our Trust; and c

One Extra Day

For some time I have been saying that 2016 is a Leap Year and so there is one extra day. If you are salaried you won’t be paid any more for working that extra day so why not give it away to a charity?

In Memoriam John Flynn

Shortly after Past Master John Flynn sadly passed away last August I was in conversation with Nick Birtles, then Master Information Technologist at the Modern Livery Companies dinner.