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COCKTAILS & CHARITY EVENING

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  On Wednesday 18th November the Master hosted a virtual charity and cocktail evening by courtesy of Zoom. For the cocktails he recommended three of his favourites, the recipes for which had been previously circulated. The first was Negroni, a mixture of gin, Campari and sweet vermouth.  This was followed by a Daiquiri which consisted of white rum, lime juice and sugar syrup. Lastly came a Cosmopolitan, a combination of…

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The 23rd Ralph Anderson Lecture

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“Are Plastics Compatible with a sustainable planet?’ The 23rd Ralph Anderson Lecture was held on Thursday 5th November, the first day of the Second National Lockdown. Held virtually on Zoom, Dr Dr Marcus Gover of WRAP spoke on the above subject to an audience of Horners, many visiting Masters of other Livery Companies and other invitees. WRAP is an independent charity working with governments, businesses and citizens to improve the…

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THE HORNERS’ COVID-19 OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

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The Horners, in conjunction with the BPF, launched a new award in recognition of outstanding achievement by companies or organisations in reaction to the Covid-19 pandemic. The first recipients of the award were announced at the BPF Virtual Get Together on 15th October 2020. The awards went to Merchant Taylors’ School, Northwood, for their fast response in 3D printing PPEs and to Summit Systems for their innovative transparent screens. The…

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THE HORNERS’ VIRTUAL BANQUET – 1st OCTOBER 2020

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We may not have been able to match the same level of grandeur, tradition and fellowship that we have enjoyed in previous years at the Mansion House, home of the Lord Mayor, but the virtual banquet seemed to have been much enjoyed and appreciated. We were extremely proud and fortunate that the Rt Hon the Lord Mayor, Alderman William Russell, and the Lady Mayoress, Hilary Russell, together with the Sheriffs…

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