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HORNERS’ JEWELLERY SCHOLARSHIP

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Our Jewellery Award has run successfully for a number of years and has evolved into the current Horners’ Jewellery and Fashion Accessories Award. Over the years there have been particular winning designs that were of exceptional or unusual quality and showed potential for further development. The company also wishes to promote the use of horn, particularly in jewellery and decorative items. To pursue these aims, the Horners have introduced a…

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POLYMER APPRENTICE OF THE YEAR AWARD 2018

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The Polymer Apprentice of the Year Award, run jointly by the Worshipful Company of Horners and the British Plastics Federation Education & Skills Committee, aims to recognise the commitment and achievement of apprentices in the polymer industry and to encourage and support them in their development. The winner is invited to attend the Livery Companies Skills Council Apprentice Certificate Ceremony which took place this year at Carpenters’ Hall on 11th…

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HORNERS VISIT THE ROYAL INSTITUTION

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On 12thMarch, a party of Horners visited the Royal Institution for a conducted tour, arranged by our Master, David Giachardi.  Our host was Prof Frank James, Professor of the History of Science at University College London.  He is one of the foremost authorities on UK scientific History and a very knowledgeable and entertaining speaker. This we discovered as he walked us around the Institution and told us all about the discoveries…

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OUR NEW MASTER IS INSTALLED

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This year, at the Installation Court, Dr David John Giachardi was installed as Master,  Martin Andrew Muirhead as Upper Warden, Michael Ian Birrell as Renter Warden whilst Last year’s Master, Gordon Warwick Haines MBE became Deputy Master. Prior to this, The Reverend Gary Bradley was installed as our Honorary Chaplain. Freemen Dr Jonathan Hudson Dowson and Robert William Alexander Pinchen were admitted as Liverymen. We install our new Master every…

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