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Speed Read August 2019

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

Did someone say buffet?     Treat yourself to a hot 2-course buffet lunch and wine (open rolling buffet) at Apothecaries’ Hall for the Lord Mayor’s Show on Saturday 9th November. Tickets: Adults are £42.50 Children are £21.00. Doors open from 10am with teas and coffees served all day and the buffet lunch starts at 12pm and rolls on until 2pm.  Doors close at 5pm.

For more information and to purchase tickets, click below.
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YOU News Letter
 Stay up to date with what’s going on at YOU (Youth Organisations in Uniform). YOU is a unique partnership of 10 uniformed youth organisations that help to invigorate the lives of children through activity. Their work also aims to inspire the younger generation to get into uniformed professions from the police force to the fire brigade.

Download their July Newsletter below.
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What has the Lord Mayors Appeal got in store over the Autumn? 
 
September Sheriffs’ Ball at Guildhall on Friday 20 September promising a fun evening of dancing to the popular Chance Band and a wide array of magnificent silent auction prizes to bid for. City Giving Day fundraising events taking place around the City on Tuesday 24 September, including our Tour de City static bike race, Quiz Night, Treasure Hunt, City Walk and The Long Lunch. International Bankers Golf Day at Hadley Wood on Thursday 26 SeptemberDragonFest at Fairlop Waters on Saturday 28 September.The WCEC are defending champions of the well-known dragon boat races! This years teams are hoping to smoke their opponents in order to raise money for the Lord Mayors Appeal. If you wish to take part contact us for more details.

November Grand Finale at Guildhall on Tuesday 5 November. Themed ‘Going Out with a Bang’, the event will start with a Champagne reception in the Old Library followed by a 3-course dinner in the Great Hall and a silent and live auction conducted by none other than the former politician and novelist Jeffrey Archer.  For more information please click on the icons below or visit the Appeal website thelordmayorsappeal.org/events/ for more details. To book tickets or to ask any questions, please get in touch with the Appeal team on events@thelordmayorsappeal.org or phone 020 7332 1582. The net funds raised will support our three inspirational charity partners – Place2Be, OnSide Youth Zones and Samaritans – and help grow and develop our pioneering City-wide initiatives – Power of Inclusion, This is Me, She Can Be and City Giving Day – in order to not only change people’s lives, but save them.DonateThe Lord Mayor takes on Charity Abseil 
 On Friday 5th July The Rt Hon The Lord Mayor Alderman Peter Estlin and 91 others completed The Lord Mayor’s Appeal Abseil Challenge at Barclays in Canary Wharf on. 

There is still time to donate, just click the link below.
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Get your snaps from the Court Luncheon
 The photograph gallery from the Tuesday 16th July Court Luncheon at Salters Hall can be downloaded by clicking the link below. Download

Update yourself on the Annual Sustainable City Awards

The 19th Annual Sustainable City Awards took place on Wednesday 17th July 2019 at 6:30pm at The Crystal.

To find out more about the event download the document below! 
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