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THE MASTER’S WEEKEND IN YORK

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Forty two Horners and partners spent the weekend in and around York for the Master’s Weekend in May. We stayed in at the Hilton Hotel on Tower Street, overlooking the famous Clifford’s Tower, the largest remaining part of York Castle, where we gathered on the Friday evening for reception drinks in the sunshine outside the Conservatory Bar before enjoying a hot buffet supper inside. Saturday morning, we met our guide,…
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The MASTER’S CHARITY OF THE YEAR 2024

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The charity I have chosen for the year is Development through Challenge (DTC). DTC is a youth development charity and is the owner of Mile End Climbing Wall in London. DTC aims to give local young people development opportunities through challenging activities. They spend much of their time working with local schools, youth groups, special education needs groups, pupil referral units and youth offending teams on programs ranging from GCSE…
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DINNER at RAF CLUB PICCADILLY

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On 7th March this year Justin Muir, Commanding Officer of 1349 (Woking) ATC Squadron, organised a dinner for Squadron staff and Horners in the wonderful surroundings of the RAF Club on Piccadilly in London. The purpose of the dinner was to mark my appointment as Master Horner whilst still being 1349 Squadron Honorary President. In all 36 Squadron and Horners attended the evening. We met in 601 Squadron room for…
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INTER-LIVERY RIFLE DAY 7th June 2024

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At the 10th running of this event, the Horners entered a team, consisting of Liverymen Jason Bone, Ralph McNeill and John Roll Pickering.  The Master also attended and was invited to join a mixed livery team. The Bakers’ Company organise the day in conjunction with the RAF Target Rifle Club within the National Shooting Centre at Bisley in Surrey.  Following breakfast and a short briefing, each team rotated around Target…
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The Master’s Tour of Middle Temple

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Back in 2013, Five Livery Companies celebrated their 275th Anniversary, The Horners, Glovers, Distillers. Glaziers and Gun-Makers and a joint banquet was held in Middle Temple Hall. In 2024, the Master Horner, the Clerk and select Liverymen re-visited the Hall. Above are pictures of now and then. Liveryman Robert Pinchen has kindly written an excellent report of the day. A Stroll Through English Legal History: The Masters’ Tour of Middle…
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