The Master at the Illuminated River Lighting Up Ceremony

The Master, Stephen Thomas, attended the formal ceremony of the lighting up of the first four bridges of the Illuminated River project. Once complete, this will be the longest public art commission in the world at 2.5 miles in length and re-light 15 of the Thames bridges, from Albert to Tower Bridge. The Master, Stephen Thomas, at the lighting up ceremony, 17th July 2019. ... Read more

25th July 2019|Categories: News|0 Comments

Lightmongers Summer Banquet 5th July 2019

Our wonderful Summer Banquet this year was held on 5th July and by kind permission of the Lord Mayor, we were able to hold it at the Mansion House in London. As ever, it was a very enjoyable and sociable evening in the wonderful surroundings of the Egyptian Hall of the Mansion House. Dining in the magnificent Egyptian room at Mansion House   ... Read more

16th July 2019|Categories: News|0 Comments

The inaugural William Wright Lightmongers Lecture

Vertical Farming using LEDs The inaugural William Wright Lightmongers Lecture took place on 27th June in the Christopher Ingold Auditorium of University College London. The subject was the rapid development of Vertical Farming (also known as indoor Farming or Plant Factories), using cutting edge LED technology. Bill Wright was highly respected across the lighting and electrical industries for his electrical engineering knowledge and experience, which ... Read more

12th July 2019|Categories: News|0 Comments

Lightmongers visit to New College Worcester (NCW) Prize Giving

Our affiliated School for blind and visually impaired children, NCW, held their Celebration Day on 29th June, at which year-end prizes were presented. The Lightmongers were invited to join this Celebration Day and the Master, Stephen Thomas, the Clerk, Phill Hyde and Past Master Eddie Taylor and his wife Gill represented us. The day started with a concert showing the superb musical talents of the ... Read more

9th July 2019|Categories: News|0 Comments

Lightmongers team in the Lighting Industry Sailing Regatta

The Lighting Industry Sailing Regatta, organized by the LIA, took place on 6th June, based at Portsmouth, with a competitive team of Lightmongers taking part. It was an excellent day for sailing and everyone enjoyed the experience. The Lightmongers team, captained by Liveryman Richard Smith, was not able to retain the Cup they won last year but they had a great day and will no ... Read more

9th July 2019|Categories: News|0 Comments

Presentation of the Lightmongers Cup to the Top Lady Gun in the 2019 Inter-City Livery Competition

Following on from the annual Inter-Livery Clay Pigeon Shoot competition, which is held in May each year the formal prize giving ceremony took place at Guildhall on 12th June 2019. The Master Lightmonger, Stephen Thomas, was pleased to be able to present the Lightmongers Cup, which is presented each year to the Top Lady Gun of the competition. This year, the 25th year of the ... Read more

5th July 2019|Categories: News|0 Comments