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15 December, 2015

Shearing Afternoon Great Yorkshire Show

A shearing afternoon for Liverymen has been arranged for the afternoon of the 11 July, at 4.30pm, the eve of the Great Yorkshire Show. Instruction will be supplied by two senior The British Wool Marketing Board personnel. The purpose of the event is to instruct Liverymen how to sheer sheep and to have a go […]

23 October, 2015

Wool Innovation Prize

Wool Innovation Prize The Worshipful Company of Woolmen and The Company of Merchants of the Staple of England are launching a prize in the UK for innovation in the use and application of wool. This is open to any individual who works with wool. Awarded Annually Application has to be innovative and commercially viable Apparel […]

18 September, 2015

Celebration of Music – November 2015

Please note that bookings for the Help Musicians UK’s Celebration of Music event (formerly known as The Festival of Saint Cecilia) are now open. This special event helps to raise funds to support and help the work, of over 2500 musicians a year and will once again feature the robed procession of Livery Companies. The […]

Livery Briefing June 2015

Please see the attached document below –  the Livery Briefing for June 2015 Livery Briefing June 2015 Share: FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmail

19 May, 2015

Royal Welsh Show 2015

A number of places at the Royal Welsh Show have been reserved for The Worshipful Company of Woolmen on a first come, first served basis. The package for the show per person on Tuesday 21st July will consist of: Two course lunch followed by coffee (drinks can be purchased from the bar) Complimentary Show Programme […]

9 March, 2015

Mansion House Scholarship Scheme – Annual Report for 2014

I enclose my Annual Report to Livery Company Clerks on the activities of the Mansion House Scholarship Scheme over the last twelve months, covering Alderman Dame Fiona Woolf’s mayoralty. As you will see from the Report, 2014 was another successful year for the Scheme, now in its sixteenth year. Dame Fiona appointed ten new Mansion […]

23 February, 2015

Sheep Drive Across London Bridge 2015

For Information about this year’s Sheep Drive and for Booking Information, please use the following link to go direct to the dedicated Sheep Drive Website. THE WORSHIPFUL COMPANY OF WOOLMEN’S ANNUAL SHEEP DRIVE ACROSS LONDON BRIDGE ASSISTED BY THE SOCIETY OF YOUNG FREEMEN AND SPONSORED BY THE MAMONT FOUNDATION   SUNDAY 27th SEPTEMBER 2015   […]

23 February, 2015

Belief In The City Lent Lectures 2015

The Parish Church of St Michael’s Cornhill in the City Of London in partnership with the Cambridge Theological Federation, supported by the Maurice & Hilda Laing Trust is running a series of Lent Lectures for 2015. The series of lectures features prominent speakers and begins next Wednesday and continues on successive Wednesdays throughout Lent. The […]

12 February, 2015

London Liveries Brigantes Breakfast 2015

Please find below an open invitation to all Liverymen. Please download the attached document for more details. Dear Liverymen You are warmly invited to join fellow City of London Liverymen for an inaugural Northern lunch in the magnificent Banqueting Suite at Manchester Town Hall at 12 noon on Friday 29 May 2015. The principal speaker […]

22 October, 2014

City Briefings

City Briefings are aimed particularly at new Liverymen and Freemen; partners are also welcome, as are Court Assistants and Liverymen of longer standing, who have not previously been to a Briefing, who are also encouraged to attend. They give a short introduction to the work of the Corporation, especially the relationship with the livery companies. […]

14 July, 2014

Woolmen’s Golf 2014

North vs South On the 16 and 17 June the North v South Match was held at Hawkstone Park, Shropshire with the golfers enjoying good weather throughout. The Northern Team of Robert Allan, Roger Bowers, Peter Ambler, Alan Morrell, Peter Meredith and James Barker (guest) won The Tankard for the Stableford Competition. The Southern Team […]

5 June, 2014

Master Hosts the Annual Past Master Lunch

Richard Excell hosted the lunch for 14 Past Masters at the Army and Navy Club St James Square. The Master gave an update on the significant progress that had been made on the City Wool Project. Share: FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmail

3 June, 2014

Master Presents Awards at Bath and West Show

Richard Excell presented the awards to the Junior and Intermediate shearers in the regional competitions. The winners go forward to the National Finals at the Royal Welsh Show. The Master joined the Masters and Liverymen of the Fruiterers, Farmers and the Coopers for a Livery lunch Share: FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmail

3 June, 2014

Master Attends the Mansion House Scholarship Awards

Richard Excell and the Clerk  attended the reception with the Lord Mayor and the current Scholars. The Awards are made by the Lord Mayor to countries visited by the Lord Mayor in their year of office. The scholarships are for a one year Masters course in the UK.  The Worshipful Company of International Bankers provide […]

3 June, 2014

City Wool Project Garden Innovation Prize – Chelsea Flower Show

Richard Excell accompanied by the Clerk presented the Innovation Award to Twool.  Twool have started to commercially produce wool twine from the Dartmoor White faced long haired flock. The twine is environmentally friendly and is an alternative to imported hessian twine. Share: FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmail