Planning and Transportation Committee Dinner

In my roles as Master of the Company and as Chairman of New London Architecture I was kindly invited to be the guest of honour at the Annual Dinner of the City’s Planning and Transportation. The event was held in Guildhall Library and attended by all the great...

Master’s Diary – October

Common Hall Рthe largest gathering of citizens for any municipal purpose in the City Рdates back to the 13th century.  On Midsummer day the assembled Liverymen elect new Sheriffs, and on Michaelmas Day they elect the Lord Mayor. Both are ceremonies ...

New Liverymen and Freemen and women sworn in

At a special Court Meeting on October 12 Three new Liverymen and 44 new members of the Company were sworn in. The meeting was followed by lunch at Stationers’ Hall. The Clerk’s photos show the new members being congratulated by the Master. John Assael,...

The Master’s Weekend in the City

The Master’s Weekend was held in the City to reinforce the Company’s links with the Square Mile and proved to be a fascinating exposure of the complexities of the area which held many surprises for even the most experienced City-watcher. Past Master...

The Master’s Reception at Charterhouse

The Charterhouse is a former Carthusian monastery in Clerkenwell, to the north of what is now Charterhouse Square. Since the dissolution of the monasteries in the 16th century – when all but one of the Carthusian Brothers was horribly executed – the house...