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Ian Crosby’s Post Expedition Blog of the 2022 EIC Arctic Challenge!

The Lightmongers congratulate Past Master Livery Ian Crosby on completing his Arctic Challenge and, together with colleagues, raising significant funds for the Electrical Industries Charity. Read his blog below about his experiences of this challenge. Well done Ian. Dear Supporters/Industry Friends,  On the 31st March 2022, myself and several other explorers from the electrical industry, set out on our adventure to the Arctic Circle to ... Read more

25th May 2022|Categories: News|0 Comments

The Company welcomes a new Liveryman and five new Freemen

It was a great pleasure for the Court, at its 200th Meeting on May 11th, to install a new Liveryman and to welcome into the Company five new Freemen. The Court congratulated Michael Leech of Artimax Limited 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

23rd May 2022|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

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