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21.02.21 The Master Sarah Jane Adams-Diffey

Master’s message 23 February 2021

The Master brings you her second message for February, with the announcement of a special Coachmakers’ Covid-19 charity donation package to help young people.  

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21.02.21   The Clerk

Clerk’s notes – February 2021

On 23rd February 1940, following their return from the Battle of the River Plate fought on 13th December 1939, members of the ships’ companies of the cruisers HMS EXETER and HMS AJAX were received at the Guildhall by the Lord […]

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21.02.21   Assistant Sarah Holt

We are Coachmakers: doing good is what we do now, have done previously, and will continue to do in the future

All Coachmakers can feel justly proud this month because, in the midst of this overwhelmingly difficult pandemic we have, collectively as a Livery, made significant donations to relevant and worthy charities, in line with our strapline. These donations will make […]

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21.02.21   Court Steward John Ponsonby OBE

Young Coachmaker Committee

Pictured above: Freeman Philippa Green In October 2020 the MEMCOM fully supported a proposal to put a more formal structure around the young members of the Coachmakers’ Company in order to attract and retain more young people and to ensure […]

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21.02.21   The Master Sarah Jane Adams-Diffey

Events coming up

Watch out for the following events coming up during the next few weeks: 60 Minutes with Classic Team Lotus The Master invites you to join her for a very special 60 minutes at Classic Team Lotus, which has kindly organised […]

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21.02.21   The Clerk

Coachmakers’ Fundraising Thermometer

We are pleased to report that we have raised a further £346 since our last report, bringing February’s total in support of the Coachmakers’ Charitable Trust to £642. This means the total so far for the Livery Year stands at […]

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21.02.21   Liveryman Dave Connor

The usual, Sir?

Is there anything more splendid than a proper English pub? Yes: a proper English pub in the environs of the City of London. To remind us just how splendid, on the evening of Thursday 4th February, Coachmakers and guests enjoyed […]

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21.02.21   Liveryman Paul Kennerley

From our overseas correspondent: Hawkes Bay, New Zealand

Liveryman Paul Kennerley provides a taste of the history of his local area of Hawkes Bay, New Zealand – the only Coachmaker in the country and indeed perhaps the Southern Hemisphere. Every year Paul organises a NZ Livery members’ dinner […]

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