Speed Read (August 1st 2018)

Welcome to the latest Speed Read. It’s our way of keeping you up to date with Livery Company and City of London life, initiatives and events.

Get them before they’re sconeee!We are very happy to inform you that Masters, Mistresses, Wardens, Clerks and Livery members can indulge in the Bakers Hall Afternoon Tea packages below, created exclusively for City livery companies. Bakers Hall also offer 25% discount on venue hire to City livery companies.

Afternoon Tea at Bakers Hall
At Bakers Hall, the home of baking why not treat your guests to a delicious Afternoon Tea.
Enjoy pastries, scones and sandwiches served with the finest blended and first-flush teas from around the world.
Baker’s Afternoon Tea is served in the stunning rooms at Bakers Hall.
The Court Room for 16 – 60 people and The Livery Hall for 40 – 80 people.
For a smaller group please contact us.

Baker’s Afternoon Tea: £36.00 per person including:
Room hire
Selection of finger sandwiches filled with:
Smoked salmon and cracked black pepper
Cucumber and cream cheese
Gammon ham and English mustard
Egg and cress Cheddar cheese and homemade chutney
Coronation chicken
Home baked scones served with Devonshire clotted cream and preserves
Selection of delicious freshly baked afternoon cakes and pastries
Blended and first-flush tea and freshly brewed coffee

Prosecco Afternoon Tea: £41.00 per person 
Baker’s Afternoon Tea plus a glass of Prosecco, AA Bellenda

Champagne Afternoon Tea: £45.00 per person 
Baker’s Afternoon Tea plus a glass of Champagne, Jean-Paul Deville Carte Noir Brut NV

Pimms Afternoon Tea: £45.00 per person
Baker’s Afternoon Tea plus a summery Pimms cocktail

For more information click the link below or call Martina on 020 7623 2223 ext. 1 or 2

Help raise some dough for the Sheriffs’ and Recorder’s Fund

For the next £10 challenge, Sheriffs’ Neil and Tim and their Consorts Fiona and Emma will be rowing down the thames in order to raise money for the Sheriffs’ and Recorders Fund. 

This £10 challenge aims to break records for the highest number of £10 donations, so make sure you don’t donate more! Read the full story and donate by clicking the link below.

Find out more
Goldsmith’s fair breakfast talks 2018 

Goldsmiths will be hosting a number of experts in the industry to present at this years fair, more information can be found on their website.

Wednesday 26 September
Elizabeth Gage, Jeweller
Taking the Past into the Present and Making it Wearable
Book Tickets

Thursday 27 September
Ian Bone & Stuart Pool
The Journey of an Ethical Gemstone
Book Tickets

Friday 28 September
Carol Michaelson 
Chinese Jade Jewellery:
A Chronological History
Book Tickets
Wednesday 3 October
Louisa Guinness
Art as Jewellery 
Book Tickets

Thursday 4 October
Dr Jack Ogden 
Diamonds, Rings and Love:
A Long Tradition
Book Tickets

Friday 5 October
Kathryn Jones 
European Silver in the Collection of Her Majesty the Queen
Book Tickets

June Livery Briefing

Junes Livery Briefing is now available to view by clicking the link below. 

Get ready for this years Military Awards

This years Military Awards will take place on Wednesday 19th September at Trinity House. The event provides a prime opportunity to highlight the fantastic work of our Military.

Click the link below for the application form download (this can also be found on our website)

Application Form

And finally…some dates for your diary

All future events can be found in the new ‘Events Calendar’ on our website. However, a short list of forthcoming events is as follows:-

6th September 2018- Livery Halls Walk
19th September – Military Awards 2018
7th November- Court Meeting


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