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A Joyous, Uplifting and Inspiring day at New College Worcester

                The Lightmongers affiliated school, New College Worcester (NCW) for blind and visually impaired children and young people held their annual Celebration Day on 1st July 2023, where the students achievements over the academic year are recognised and their work, including a concert of music, is show-cased for the many visitors. The Lightmongers were represented on the day ... Read more

11th July 2023|Categories: News|0 Comments

The Company welcomes a new Liveryman and seven new Freemen members

It was a great pleasure for the Court, at its Court meeting on 10th May 2023, to install a new Liveryman and to welcome into the Company seven new Freemen. The Court congratulated John Gorse of Signify on progressing to full membership by becoming a Liveryman of the Company. Liverymen are able to take up various City of London benefits, such as the right to ... Read more

26th June 2023|Categories: News|0 Comments

Celebrating Lightmongers Education Awards to Students plus a special presentation

Celebrating Lightmongers Education Awards to Students plus a special presentation Each year the Lightmongers use the occasion of its May Court Dinner to present our Education Awards to the worthy winners. It is always a marvellous evening to meet with all the students and to celebrate their success with them and this year, on May 10th, was no exception. Lightmongers’ UCL Award 2023, generously sponsored ... Read more

26th June 2023|Categories: News|0 Comments

Lightmongers privileged to visit 56 (WOOLWICH) SQUADRON ATC ROYAL AIRFORCE CADETS

On 28th of April 2023, our Master Jamie Berry, Junior Warden Tony Ginman and Cadet Liaison Officer, Liveryman Phil Webb, were invited to visit our affiliated air cadets to watch them in action at their training centre. It has to be said there was definitely plenty of action for the visitors for the whole of the time they were there. It would have been easy ... Read more

19th June 2023|Categories: News|0 Comments

The Lightmongers William Wright Lecture 2023

The William Wight Lecture 2023 was held the evening of June 6th at the Charlotte Street premises of Arup, who generously hosted the event. The speaker was Jeff Shaw, Arup Associate Director for lighting and his subject was Circular Lighting from Design through to replacement and recycling. Jeff gave an absorbing and stimulating lecture showing how designers are seeking to maximise sustainability of buildings and ... Read more

13th June 2023|Categories: News|0 Comments

Lightmongers’ Charity Golf Day 2023

Our annual Charity Golf Day this year was held 23rd May at the Royal Automobile Club Epsom, on their magnificent Old Course. The weather was wonderful, and the course was in excellent condition, so a great day’s golf was enjoyed by all, with every shot being reviewed at the 19th hole! A view of the superb Old Course, with one of the golfers in ... Read more

8th June 2023|Categories: News|0 Comments

Lightmongers Science prize awarded at Mary Hare Speech Day

Mary Hare School for the Deaf, one of our two affiliated Schools, held their Speech Day for the 2021/22 academic year in March 2023. Past Master Eddie Taylor represented the Lightmongers at the event and was privileged to be asked to present the Lightmongers Science Prize to the successful student, Georgie Ellis.   Georgie’s teacher citation in nominating Georgie for the Prize was: Georgie has ... Read more

28th April 2023|Categories: News|0 Comments

Construction Liveries Group – Lighting Award winners

Each year the Construction Livery Group, comprising 14 Livery Companies involved in the construction industry, are invited to the prestigious Mansion House in London, the home of the Lord Mayor, to present certificates under the Livery Companies Skills Council awards scheme. The ceremony also encompasses City & Guilds Livery Company Prizes from 12 Livery Companies. This year the event took place on 27th March 2023 ... Read more

17th April 2023|Categories: News|0 Comments

A night to remember at our affilated Royal Air Force Cadets Unit, 56 (Woolwich) Squadron.

An enormous thank you to Squadron Leader Mark Bird, Officer Commanding, and his team and his wonderful cadets for an enjoyable and memorable visit that put Lightmongers through their paces on 12th April 2022 at the Cadet Centre at Woolwich Barracks. Master Margaret Fitzsimons, Deputy Master Fr Peter Harris, Senior Warden Jamie Berry, and Cadet Liaison Officer Phil Webb started their evening by inspecting the ... Read more

20th April 2022|Categories: News|0 Comments

Livery Dinner 10th March 2022 with our Military affiliation Awards.

The Lightmongers Livery dinner this year was held on Thursday 10th March with its focus is on industry networking for Lightmongers and their Guests. The Master and Officers greeted members and guests as they arrived at the unique and prestigious Apothecaries’ Hall, one of the well-established Livery Halls in the City, where we were made very welcome. 125 members and guests from across the wide ... Read more

1st April 2022|Categories: News|0 Comments