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28.07.22 The Master Sarah Sillars OBE

August Master’s Message

Hello and welcome to my last Master’s Message. It goes without saying, that we as a Livery have been blessed to have enjoyed such an engaging, rewarding, progressive and productive year. It has been full of fellowship, fun and charitable […]

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28.07.22   The Clerk

Clerk’s notes August 2022

Picture above: The Player’s Cigarette Card commemorating Gregalach’s 1929 Grand National victory The Clerk and the Assistant Clerk will be taking leave from 1st-22nd August 2022 and will therefore not be available to answer routine questions. However, should a matter […]

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28.07.22   Liveryman Chris Mann

Podcast: Ready to be inspired with Assistant Giles Taylor

For the last Podcast of the Master’s year, brought to you by IBIS, we are being treated to a bumper edition with Assistant Giles Taylor. Giles is one of the world’s leading car designers. His links with the company go back […]

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28.07.22   Senior Warden Julian Leach

A report from the Summer Reception on HQS Wellington

HQS Wellington is actually a former Royal Navy Grimsby Class Sloop launched in 1934 and saw service during the Second World War and was decommissioned in 1947. She was acquired by the Honourable Company of Master Mariners to serve as […]

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28.07.22   Honorary Assistant Lesley Upham

New Liverymen join the Coachmakers

At the Summer Reception held aboard HQS Wellington on the 14th July we welcomed one member who was clothed in the Livery, and four new Freemen, reports Hon Assistant Lesley Upham. Newly clothed Liveryman Michael Baunton CBE Michael and his […]

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28.07.22   The Clerk

In memory: Liveryman Phillip Dean

Liveryman Phillip Dean, passed away recently and was laid to rest on 13th July. He had suffered ill health in 2021 but with treatment made a remarkable recovery. However in February, there were further complications which progressed episodically through the […]

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28.07.22   The Clerk

The Coachmakers spend an evening with the Royal Navy at HMS PRESIDENT

HMS PRESIDENT occupies one of the most coveted positions in the heart of London; just downstream of Tower Bridge it overlooks the entrance to St Katharine Docks and a vibrant stretch of the River Thames. With Tower Bridge framed against […]

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28.07.22   Past Master Group Captain Marcus Wills CVO OBE

And then we built a rocket!

Above: A plastic bottle, water and a bicycle pump demonstrate Newton’s Third Law Whenever we take any part in our many “investing in young people” ventures, I am sure I am not alone in wishing that we ourselves could start […]

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