Lightmongers Participation in the Red Cross Christmas Market

The Master, Barbara Harding and Sandy and John Rowsell with Sheriff Neil Redcliffe during his visit to the market. The association with this biannual event dates to the 1980’s if not earlier, the Lightmongers having taken part in all the markets to the present. Our participation is not only a vital fundraiser for the Red Cross but is looked on by the City ... Read more

27th November 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

The Lightmongers at the Lord Mayor’s Show

One of the delights of a new Master’s Year is the Lightmongers participation in this ancient event. The Lord Mayor of London shows himself to the City of London in this, one of the best, parades in the world. The show has been the highlight for 690 years first starting on the river Thames and more recently through the streets of the City. The Lightmongers ... Read more

11th November 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

Barbara Harding installed as Master for 2017/18

At the annual Common Hall meeting (AGM) and Dinner of members held 3rd November 2017, Liveryman Barbara Harding was elected to serve as Master Lightmonger for 2017/18. In her speech after the Dinner the Master paid tribute to the superb way in which the Deputy Master Michael Simpson and his wife Jo, had represented and promoted the Company during their year of office as Master. ... Read more

8th November 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

Our new affiliate

The Lightmongers light up and visit our new affiliate, the aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth As part of our affiliation with HMS Illustrious we donated two light projectors, which could be used to project slide images onto the superstructure of the ship. This included the ships crest, the Lightmongers crest and flags of host nations. On the decommissioning of Illustrious these projectors were retrieved, refurbished ... Read more

8th November 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments