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Lightmongers Summer Banquet 5th July 2024

Our 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 The evening ... Read more

15th July 2024|Categories: News|0 Comments

Senior Warden’s visit to 56 (Woolwich) Squadron Air Training Cadets 25th June 2024

On the 25th June the Tony Ginman and myself visited our Air Cadet unit on their training night. The Master had planned to attend but an urgent appointment took precedence and our Senior Warden stepped in at short notice. I have to say the journey by car was not a straightforward one, taking us both much longer than expected. We did however arrive within minutes ... Read more

10th July 2024|Categories: News|0 Comments

An 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 Saturday 29th June 2024, 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 to the event. The School welcome banner A code breaking challenge! ... Read more

10th July 2024|Categories: News|0 Comments

Lightmongers’ Charity Golf Day 2024

Our annual Charity Golf Day this year was held 28th May at the Frilford Heath Golf Club, near Oxford. The weather was grey, rather than sunny, like much of Spring 2024, but most of the golfers completed their rounds in the dry, with just the last few being caught in a heavy shower on the last fairway. Golfers then enjoyed a convivial time at the ... Read more

5th June 2024|Categories: News|0 Comments

Lightmonger Master and Consort attend Buckingham Palace Garden Party

On May 21st 2024 the Lightmonger Master, Peter McVeigh and Consort Tess Nuttall attended the Buckingham Palace Garden Party hosted by the Prince of Wales and other members of the Royal Family. Master Peter McVeigh and Consort Tess Nuttall at Buckingham Palace. The event was an excellent opportunity to promote the Lightmongers Company, and in the process, meet a wide range of people ... Read more

24th May 2024|Categories: News|0 Comments

Celebrating the presentation of the Lightmongers Education Awards for 2024

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 wonderful evening, meeting with all the students and celebrating their success with them and this year, on May 8th, was no exception. Lightmongers’ UCL Award 2024, generously sponsored by Canary Wharf Group. The winner this year is Tamanna Verma, with ... Read more

24th May 2024|Categories: News|0 Comments

The Company welcomes a new Liveryman and a new Freemen member

It was a great pleasure for the Court, at its Court meeting on 8th May 2024, to install a new Liveryman, Paul Shoobridge, and to welcome into the Company a new Freeman, Graham Skinner. L-R: Deputy Master Jamie Berry, Freeman Graham Skinner, Master Peter McVeigh, Liveryman Paul Shoobridge, Senior Warden Tony Ginman and Junior Warden Graham Smith. The Court congratulated Paul Shoobridge of ... Read more

24th May 2024|Categories: News|0 Comments

Lightmongers have a Royal good time in Jersey at Master’s Weekend

Thirty Lightmongers and their partners made their way to the beautiful Island of Jersey on 3rd  May to join Master Peter McVeigh and Consort Tess Nuttall for an unforgettable weekend of history, culture, lavish entertainment and fellowship.  The Master even managed to organise blue skies and sunshine as well as the staging of the Annual Jersey Boat Show while we were there! Lightmongers mixed and ... Read more

7th May 2024|Categories: News|0 Comments

Livery Dinner 20th March 2024 with our Military affiliation Awards

The Lightmongers Livery dinner this year was held on Wednesday 20th March, with its focus on industry networking for Lightmongers and their Guests. The Master and Officers greeted members and guests as they arrived at the unique and prestigious Painters  Hall, one of the wonderful Livery Halls in the City, where we were made very welcome. Over 130 members and guests from across the wide ... Read more

5th April 2024|Categories: News|0 Comments

Lightmongers visit to TS WIZARD SEA CADETS HARINGEY

The Master, Peter McVeigh, Senior Warden, Anthony Ginman and myself, Phil Webb, Cadet Liaison Officer, were pleased to be able to visit TS Wizard last Monday 12th February, this being the Master’s first opportunity to do so. Having collected Peter and Anthony from Wood Green tube station we drove the final leg to Wizard. Peter having travelled down from his home in Yorkshire especially and ... Read more

14th March 2024|Categories: News|0 Comments