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“Fitter for Mission” Hoxton Visits

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On Tuesday 24th April a group of Horners took part in the second organised visit to the Salvation Army Community Centre in Hoxton, the first visit having taken place on Tuesday 27th March. The Hoxton Centre is the nearest Community Centre to the City and caters for a range of needs amongst those at the edge of society. As the recipient of the 2018 Master’s Charity Appeal, the Hoxton Centre is…

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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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The New Bishop of London

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The Master and Deputy Master we’re thrilled to attend the installation of the new Bishop of London at St.Paul’s Cathedral on Saturday 12th May.Robed in full Horners glory, Gordon and Alison processed through the nave to the chancel with other Livery Masters, followed by representatives of the clergy, other religious representatives and the Lord Mayor. Sitting in the quire just behind Sarah Mullally, both enjoyed an excellent and close-up view of…

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Nylons and Natter Charity Lunch

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125 ladies and consorts, including 25 Horners ladies, gathered in the Painters Hall on 16 April 2018 for an event organised by the Mistress Horner, Mrs Caroline Haines, jointly with Dr Mary Linington, Mistress, the Worshipful Company of Management Consultants. 80 livery companies were represented.  This was in aid of the Master Horner’s Charity, the transforming of the roof space at the Hoxton Salvation Army Community Centre into a well-being…

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Polymer Apprentice of the year 2017 winner is Oliver Marsh

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Oliver attended the Livery Companies Skills Council Award Ceremony in Glaziers’ Hall on 26th February. At this impressive event, the Lord Mayor, Alderman Charles Bowman, and the masters or deputy masters of fourteen livery companies, all splendidly robed, gathered to present Master, Journeyman and Apprentice certificates, recognising career and skills progression and achievement in the crafts and industries associated with their companies. Oliver, having accepted, from the Deputy Master Horner,…

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