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The Master’s Weekend 2018

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The Master and his Mistress welcomed 25 Horners to the beautiful L’Abbaye de Camon on Friday 1st June. The entire hotel, all ours for the weekend, is a converted ancient Abbey with murals, tapestries, a cloister, and a stone spiral staircase leading to the bedrooms and has been voted one of the top Castle hotels in France. We were given a warm welcome by Peter and Katie Lawton, the English…

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Inter-Livery Rifle Shooting at Bisley 2018

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  The Horners’ Company was represented at an Inter-Livery rifle shooting event held on 1st June 2018 at the National Shooting Centre, Bisley in Surrey by two Liverymen,  Ralph McNeill and John Roll Pickering, and a guest, Keith Thomson.   The day is organised by the Bakers’ Company and run from the RAF Target Rifle Club’s Pavilion under the supervision of very experienced coaches, including two winners of the Queen’s Prize and several…

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THE HORNERS’ AND PLASTIC WASTE

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As the Livery Company supporting the Plastics Industry, we are all too aware of the negative publicity the the Industry is receiving on the subject of plastic waste and pollution. The Chairman of the Polymer Committee, Honorary Court Assistant Malcolm Wilkinson, has written an article on the subject which has been posted in the Polymer Committee Page of this website. We have also posted three other articles on the subject…

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GENERAL CHARITABLE DONATIONS FOR 2018

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As well as supporting a number of Educational activities normally focussed on education in the Sciences, (see the work of our Educational Charitable  Committee), we also make donations to Charities chosen by our General Charitable Committee. These are divided between a charity chosen each year by the Master and a number of other Charities selected by the Committee for a donation. For details of the Master’s Charity click here. For…

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