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Christmas Message from the Master

13 Dec , 2018 Uncategorized

I was asked to write a short Christmas message by The Chairman of the Communications Committee. It got me thinking about Christmas and communication. The events leading up to the nativity and the event itself is a wonderful example of God communicating with various people to announce the momentous first Christmas – the birth of […]

Robin Hood and the Arrow of Destiny at Theatre Peckham

13 Dec , 2018 Uncategorized

As Master I was invited to attend Theatre Peckham’s Christmas Pantomime on Thursday the 6th December. Gillian accompanied me as my Consort to the event. This was the second time I visited the Theatre. The first visit was last year after The Charity Committee awarded a grant to support Theatre Peckham. It provides a wide variety of […]

Innholders’ Hall West Window

13 Dec , 2018 Uncategorized

Anyone entering the Dining Hall on the sunny evening cannot help but notice the magnificent west window as the dappled light shafts through the trees in the Whittington Garden and into the room. The Triple Window that was there, along with the Hall itself, was badly damaged during a German bombing raid on the Saturday […]

Master & Assistant Clerk’s visit to CPotential

22 Nov , 2018 Uncategorized

On the 13th of November the Assistant Clerk and I visited C potential, the Centre for children with Cerebral Palsy at Muswell Hill, North London. This was my third visit to the Centre which, we as a Company, have supported with 2 Charity Committee grants over a number of years. It is a visit that […]

The Upper Warden & Clerk visit Ex Joint Caterer, UK Defence Academy, Shrivenham

22 Nov , 2018 Uncategorized

The Upper Warden, accompanied by the Clerk attended Ex Joint Caterer at MOD Shrivenham. Despite a number of traffic delays, they met up with Nigel Shepherd, their overall host for an introductory welcome next to a Russian troop carrier. Well what do you expect! Split up into smalller groups our party’s host (with the Worshipful […]

Charity Committee award £22,270 to small charities

24 Jul , 2018 Uncategorized

The Charity Committee met in June 2018 to go through all the applications for funding. At the last meeting the majority of applications that were made were from charities assisting the young, the committee were delighted to see several applications from some great charities supporting the elderly. The Dockland Settlements £3,200 Elderly Floristry Class in […]

Herbert Berger – 50 years in the Industry

24 Jul , 2018 Uncategorized

On Monday 16th July 2018 marks 50 years to the day Herbert Berger first stepped into the Kitchen as an apprentice at the Grand Hotel, Zell am See, Austria. He still reminisces walking down the corridor and seeing this incredibly large and busy kitchen. He was just 15 years of age and could barely even […]