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Lightmongers present the new Lord Mayor with the gift of ‘A Lifetime of Light …’

The second Friday in November is an important day in the City of London calendar.  This is the day that the new Lord Mayor takes office at the Silent Ceremony at Guildhall.  On 11th November 2022, Nicholas Lyons, a good friend to the Lightmongers, became 694th Lord Mayor taking over from Vincent Keaveny at the short ceremony that demonstrates City pomp and tradition at is ... Read more

21st November 2022|Categories: News|0 Comments

Jamie Berry installed as Master Lightmonger for the 2022/23 year

The Master for 2022/23 Liveryman Jamie Berry At the annual Common Hall meeting (AGM) and Members Dinner held 4th November 2022, Liveryman Jamie Berry was elected to serve as Master Lightmonger for the year 2022/23 The other Officers elected were Deputy Master Margaret Fitzsimons; Senior Warden, Peter McVeigh and Junior Warden, Anthony Ginman. L – R: Deputy Master Margaret Fitzsimons, Master Jamie ... Read more

21st November 2022|Categories: News|0 Comments

The Lightmongers welcome new Freemen, Court Members and Clerk

At a very busy Court meeting on 4th November, It was a great pleasure to welcome into the Company seven new Freemen: L – R: Stewart Price, Richard Beighton, John Carruthers, Brendon Airey, Colin Nelson, The Master Margaret Fitzsimons, Justin Walmsley and Phil Croker. Stewart Price - Scheme Manager, WERCS Limited Richard Beighton - Managing Director, WAGO UK & Ireland Limited John Carruthers - Managing Director, Legrand UK & ... Read more

9th November 2022|Categories: News|0 Comments

Lightmongers host the Four Liveries Event/lecture on River Thames Cruise

Four Livery Companies, The Clockmakers, The Lightmongers, The Scientific Instrument Makers and The Spectacle Makers, take it in turn to host a lecture/event. This year it was the turn of the Lightmongers to host the event and in our year the event is known as the Lightmongers William Wright lecture in honour of our much loved Past Master, who died far too young at the ... Read more

1st November 2022|Categories: News|0 Comments

Background and history of the Four Liveries Lecture/Event

The Lightmongers are one of 4 Livery Companies, linked by science and engineering, who collaborate to provide a Lecture or Event each year that would be of general interest to their members. Each Company organises and hosts the Lecture/Event in turn i.e., every 4 years. The other Companies are The Clockmakers; The Scientific Instrument Makers and The Spectacle Makers. In the case of the Lightmongers ... Read more

1st November 2022|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Lightmonger’s Masters & Clerks Lunch – 7th October 2022

A lightbulb moment! Tallow Chandlers’ Hall looked resplendent as it prepared to greet Masters and Clerks from 20 Livery Companies for a luncheon on 7th October 2022. Tallow Chandlers’ Hall – all prepared for the Lightmongers Masters & Clerks lunch – October 2022 As her year draws to a close this is the Master’s opportunity to thank those Livery Companies with which the ... Read more

17th October 2022|Categories: News|0 Comments

Lightmongers v Tallow Chandlers Annual Golf match for the Arrow Cup

This annual match between the Lightmongers and the Tallow Chandlers Company, for the Arrow Cup, was started over 35 years ago. The trophy presented to the winning team each year, was first presented by Past Master Lightmonger, Stanley Brain of Arrow plastics. This year our team of 8 players: James Hill, Greg Jarvis, Norman Emery, Graham Smith, Peter le Manquais, Thomas Emery, Graham Lewis and ... Read more

17th October 2022|Categories: News|0 Comments

Three new liverymen and six new freemen installed at the September Court meeting

It was a great pleasure for the Court, at its September 2022 meeting, to install three new Liveryman and to welcome six new Freemen. The Court congratulated Kevin Grigg, Mark Lissauer and Bob Kronman on progressing to full membership by becoming Liverymen of the Company. Liverymen are able to take up various City of London benefits, such as the right to vote for the Lord ... Read more

11th October 2022|Categories: News|0 Comments

Magical Taxi Tour 2022 where dreams can come true

Getting up at 4.30am for a 5.45am breakfast at Canary Wharf seems a very small price to pay to support what is one of the most deserving of all causes ….  The annual Magical Taxi Tour organised by the Worshipful Company of Hackney Carriage Drivers since 1994. On 16th September, 120 Black Cab drivers gave up their weekend to drive children suffering from a ... Read more

16th September 2022|Categories: News|0 Comments

Lightmongers welcome new Clerk and Assistant Clerk

The Worshipful Company of Lightmongers is delighted to announce that Mark Houghton will take on the role of Clerk to the Company from 1st September 2022.  He brings a wealth of military, livery and membership organisation experience to the Company. Mark has completed a successful Army career undertaking a wide range of appointments including commanding the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery when it was based in ... Read more

1st September 2022|Categories: News|0 Comments