The latest news about and from the Worshipful Company of Butchers

Industry Webinar - 8 June 2021

Published on: 11 June 2021Industry Webinar - 8 June 2021

Joined by three expert panelists, Liveryman Stuart Roberts chaired the WCB's first webinar and discussed 'The Future of UK Meat Consumption: Challenges for the Industry’. You can also watch a replay of the webinar recording.

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A winning night for Foreshank Redemption?

Published on: 28 May 2021A winning night for Foreshank Redemption?

Teams were ready and poised to claim the top prizes at the third virtual quiz night. With pens in hand and no Google in sight, Liveryman Matt Barret's claim for the WCB Egghead title began...

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Muck, Murder & Mayhem on a Thursday night!

Published on: 19 May 2021Muck, Murder & Mayhem on a Thursday night!

Liveryman Bill Jermey reports on how 61 Zoom callers tuned in to embark on a virtual tour of Medieval London by Blue Badge Tourist Guide, Simon Whitehouse.

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A second Liveryman zooms in for a virtual admission

Published on: 14 May 2021A second Liveryman zooms in for a virtual admission

At the May Court meeting, held on 7th May, The Court were delighted to welcome to the Livery a second Liveryman to be admitted to the Company virtually.

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Not quite a walk in the park for Gerald

Published on: 6 May 2021Not quite a walk in the park for Gerald

When Liveryman Gerald Shortland received an invitation from our Charity Partner, Teach First, to run a virtual Half Marathon this year, he simply couldn't resist.

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Virtual Pub Crawl - Crawling through London's Liquid History

Published on: 6 May 2021Virtual Pub Crawl - Crawling through London's Liquid History

Not content with sitting in a chilly pub garden, Liverymen quickly signed up to join a virtual London pub crawl. With a drink in hand, Liveryman Roger Kelsey recalls the night we all came together for a fascinating boozy, warm night in...

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Wine & Tapas event breaks the 100 barrier!

Published on: 27 April 2021Wine & Tapas event breaks the 100 barrier!

It was time to bring a little sunshine into a chilly Friday, with a delicious Wine and Tapas tasting event at home. Warden Steve Chick tells us more...

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Redundancy Support for Apprentices

Published on: 20 April 2021Redundancy Support for Apprentices

Keen to support apprentices who may have been affected by redundancy, please spread the word to apprentices that will benefit from this Redundancy Support Service.

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WCB Nuffield Scholar benefits from virtual briefing conference

Published on: 19 April 2021WCB Nuffield Scholar benefits from virtual briefing conference

James MacCartney, the Worshipful Company of Butchers’ 2021 Nuffield Scholar has taken on a big challenge with his project - looking at ‘UK red meat production. How to win the battle for environmental sustainability in the mind of the consumer’.

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Zooming, Looming (and muting)

Published on: 25 March 2021Zooming, Looming (and muting)

Assistant Paul Dolan tells us what it is really like to film a Virtual Career talk video of yourself for Teach First.

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Members' Area

We like to keep most things open for all to see, but for news and announcements that are for Liverymen only we will post here, with access to members only.

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