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The Master’s Weekend in Porto 12th to 16th May 2022

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A party of 36 Horners spent the 2022 Master’s  Weekend in Porto.  Flanking the steep side at the mouth of the Douro River, Porto is a beguiling city of historical and architectural pleasures. Best known though as the home of Port there are warehouses and cellars on one side of the river whilst the City is on the other. We stayed at the Carris Porto hotel close to the waterfront…

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INSTALLATION COURT, CHURCH SERVICE & LUNCHEON 2nd February 2022

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This year, at the Installation Court, Michael Birrell was installed as Master,  John MacCabe as Upper Warden and Barry Maunders as Renter Warden. Our outgoing Master,  Martin Muirhead was installed as Deputy Master.  Prior to this, Wing Commander Suchit Pandey was installed as a Liveryman, Mrs Karen Drinkwater, the President of the British Plastics Federation,  was installed as an Honorary Freedman,  Steven Hickey as a Freeman and  Miss Holly Longhurst…

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Court, Carol Service and Supper

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On Wednesday 15th December the annual Court Meeting, Carol Service and Supper afterwards took place after a year of absence and Horners and their guests were encouraged to take Lateral Flow Tests before assembling for the festivities. At the Court, Christopher Bocking, Saria Monsen-Elvik, Dr Arash Nassouri and Hugo Richardson were all admitted as Freemen of the Company and Stephen Foote became a Liveryman.  After the Court closed everyone walked…

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