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WCB successes at 2019 Women in Meat Industry Awards

Published on: 20 November 2019WCB successes at 2019 Women in Meat Industry Awards

We are delighted to announce that Lucianne Allen and Nicola Thompson, both Liverymen of the Company, were recognised at the recent Women in Meat Industry Awards ceremony.

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Memorial Service for Past Master John Brewster OBE

Published on: 15 November 2019Memorial Service for Past Master John Brewster OBE

It seemed fitting that the Memorial Service for Past Master John Brewster OBE, held at the Priory Church of St Bartholomew The Great on 13th November, should culminate with refreshments and reminiscences at Butchers’ Hall.

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A glamorous night in a spectacular setting

Published on: 13 November 2019A glamorous night in a spectacular setting

It’s not every day you walk down the red carpet with paparazzi wildly snapping your every move, before being greeted by George Clooney and Marilyn Monroe. Then again, it’s not every day you attend a Première Livery Dinner at Butchers’ Hall.

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Master's Blog: two months in, how time has flown

Published on: 12 November 2019Master's Blog: two months in, how time has flown

In my last missive, I mentioned ‘Youth’ and that is to be the cornerstone of my campaign: Apprenticeships, Education and Scholars.

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A royal visit as new Butchers’ Hall is officially opened

Published on: 5 November 2019A royal visit as new Butchers’ Hall is officially opened

Past Master HRH The Princess Royal was the guest of honour on Friday 1st November as the new Butchers’ Hall was formally opened at a special Court Lunch.

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UK Sausage Week kicks off with celebration lunch at Butchers’ Hall

Published on: 30 October 2019UK Sausage Week kicks off with celebration lunch at Butchers’ Hall

Butchers’ Hall was where it all started for UK Sausage Week this year, with our home chosen as the venue to host the important celebration lunch and awards.

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WCB supports UK Sausage Week 2019

Published on: 20 October 2019WCB supports UK Sausage Week 2019

UK Sausage Week will return on Monday 28th October, starting off with a celebration lunch at the newly refurbished and reopened Butchers’ Hall, where the UK Supreme Sausage Champion will be revealed alongside a host of regional and category winners.

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Nuffield Scholar presents report to WCB

Published on: 8 October 2019Nuffield Scholar presents report to WCB

Caroline Mitchell, WCB’s Nuffield Scholar, made a presentation prior to the October Court Luncheon to members of the Court and Liverymen about the report she had just completed on ‘Carcass grading and payment systems to improve the eating quality of UK meat’.

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‘Beyond Food’ at October Court Lunch

Published on: 7 October 2019‘Beyond Food’ at October Court Lunch

New Master Tim Dumenil certainly set out his stall at the October Court Lunch by inviting award winning chef, author and social entrepreneur Simon Boyle as the first guest speaker of his year.

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Roast beef the star attraction as Butchers’ Carvery Lunch returns

Published on: 27 September 2019Roast beef the star attraction as Butchers’ Carvery Lunch returns

The famous Carvery Lunch from the Worshipful Company of Butchers made a triumphant return to Butchers’ Hall on 25th September, with Liverymen, Freeman and guests enjoying a wonderful three-course lunch.

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