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Livery High Achievers recognised in grand style

Lightmongers were represented at Mansion House on Monday 14th March where Master Certificates and Livery Company Prizes were awarded to outstanding nominees from 15 Livery Companies including companies from the Construction Livery Group (CLG). Master Margaret Fitzsimons, Clerk Phill Hyde, Deputy Master Fr Peter Harris and Head of the Education Committee, Dr Stuart Mucklejohn were there to welcome and support this year’s four award winners. ... Read more

1st April 2022|Categories: News|0 Comments

The Lightmongers are very proud of Past Master Mike Simpson, …

The Lightmongers are very proud of Past Master Mike Simpson, Global Design Lead, Lighting Design at Signify, who was awarded the prestigious CIBSE Gold Medal at a Ceremony in London on 11th February.  This is the highest honour conferred by the Institution and is awarded for exceptional service of at least 25 years and/or achieving a position of eminence.  Mike is only the 41st Gold Medal to be ... Read more

21st February 2022|Categories: News|0 Comments

Lightmongers welcome new Freemen installed 16th February 2022.

At the Lightmongers Court meeting held 16th February 2022 it was a great pleasure to welcome into the Company the following new members, who were installed as Freemen: Chris Ashworth, MD of CEF; Peter R. Boyce, Professor Emeritus Lighting Research Centre; Kevin Grigg, Sales Director Acrospire; Joseph Hogg, Manager Edmundson Electrical Sidcup; Philip Gray, Chief Electrical Engineer SPIE UK; and Samantha McFall; CEO ANEW Buying ... Read more

21st February 2022|Categories: News|0 Comments

Past Master Ian Crosby rises to the Challenge – raising funds for the EIC

To mark completing of 50 years in the Electrical Industry, Past Master Ian Crosby is undertaking a “Challenge for a cause”. His challenge is to complete a 5-day Arctic Adventure and his cause is the Electrical Industries Charity (EIC). Fuller details of the challenge and the EIC are described by Ian below. What a fantastic fund-raising initiative by one of our Lightmongers. We can all ... Read more

20th January 2022|Categories: News|0 Comments

Margaret Fitzsimons installed as Master Lightmonger for the 2021/22 year.

The Master for 2021/22 Margaret Fitzsimons   At the annual Common Hall meeting (AGM) and Members Dinner held 5th November 2021, Liveryman Margaret Fitzsimons was elected to serve as Master Lightmonger for the year 2021/22. The other Officers elected were: Deputy Master Peter Harris; Senior Warden, Jamie Berry and Junior Warden, Peter McVeigh.   L – R: Deputy Master Peter Harris, Master Margaret Fitzsimons, Senior ... Read more

25th November 2021|Categories: News|0 Comments

Lightmonger Education Awards presented at September Court Dinner

At the September 30th 2021 Court dinner, held in the wonderful setting of Tallow Chandlers Hall, the Master presented three of the Lightmongers Education Awards for 2020/21. The successful students were the most outstanding on their respective courses. Other 2020/21 Awards will be presented at a later date. Through it’s Charitable Trust, the Lightmongers seek to encourage the long-term technical strength of the industry by ... Read more

1st November 2021|Categories: News|0 Comments

Lightmongers visit to Trinity House, London.

On Friday the 15th of October a group of members and some partners visited Trinity House in London. Trinity House is the charity dedicated to safeguarding shipping and seafarers, providing education, support, and welfare to the sea-faring community. It also has a statutory duty as a General Lighthouse Authority. On arrival we were met by our tour guide and there was time to relax and catch ... Read more

1st November 2021|Categories: News|0 Comments

Lightmongers’ Charity Golf Day 2021

Our annual Charity Golf Day was held on 14th October at the Royal Automobile Club Epsom, on their magnificent Old Course. The teams played to Stableford scoring and enjoyed superb weather for their rounds. The Event is usually held in May of each year but the COVID restrictions in place at that time made it impractical, so it was re-planned to this date in October. ... Read more

1st November 2021|Categories: News|0 Comments

30th September 2021 Court meeting welcomes new Liverymen and Freemen

At long last! Having had to hold ZOOM meetings since February 2020, the Court was able to hold a face-to-face meeting on September 30th 2021. It was a busy and productive meeting with the added pleasure of installing one new Freeman and being able to complete the installation of eleven new Freemen, who had first been installed via a virtual ceremony (courtesy of zoom!). We ... Read more

28th October 2021|Categories: News|0 Comments

Master’s Jailed and Bailed Appeal raises £1500 for the British Red Cross

  The Masters gathered at the Old Bailey. Our Master is towards the centre of the photo. Each year City of London Livery Companies support a fund-raising appeal on behalf of the British Red Cross, in which the Masters are Jailed, on various charges, at the Tower of London and have to be Bailed out through members donations to release their Master. This year the ... Read more

25th October 2021|Categories: News|0 Comments