The latest news about and from the Worshipful Company of Butchers

Lambie bowls us over

Published on: 26 February 2021Lambie bowls us over

Lockdown delivered another fabulous virtual fellowship event with guest speaker Allan Lamb - aka Legga, Lambie. Assistant Jim Connell tells us how this former England cricketer and captain was batting at his very best on Zoom.

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A Valentine's cook-a-long that was far from Bland

Published on: 25 February 2021A Valentine's cook-a-long that was far from Bland

Keen to get all our buddying chefs cooking again, Assistant Rachel Griffiths tells more about our Valentine's Cook-a-long with guest chef Dan Bland.

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A Virtual London City Food Lecture in 2021

Published on: 19 February 2021A Virtual London City Food Lecture in 2021

Mel Smith, CEO of Ocado Retail, addressed over 900 Liverymen, student and guests as this prestigious annual lecture moved to a virtual platform for the first time ever.

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Quizzing with the Eggheads!

Published on: 2 February 2021Quizzing with the Eggheads!

As the winter Lockdown 3.0 rolled on, the first professionally hosted virtual quiz was played. So, who rose to the challenge and was crowned the WCB Eggheads?

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Steak cooked the Michelin way

Published on: 20 January 2021Steak cooked the Michelin way

Over 50 budding chefs joined a fantastic evening of virtual fellowship and fun with Michelin starred celebrity chef, Daniel Galmiche to learn how to cook the perfect steak.

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A fine vintage night in!

Published on: 14 December 2020A fine vintage night in!

As we continue our fellowship nights out by staying in, Liveryman Dr Jason Aldiss BEM reflects on an evening of fine wine, cheeses and song!

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History made as first ever Liveryman clothed into Butchers’ Livery

Published on: 9 December 2020History made as first ever Liveryman clothed into Butchers’ Livery

There was a special moment during the December Court meeting whe Andrew Duff became the first person to be clothed as a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Butchers ‘virtually’.

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Rachel Heath is the 2020 winner of the Gary Baker Award

Published on: 8 December 2020Rachel Heath is the 2020 winner of the Gary Baker Award

Having faced competition from 12 other candidates, seven of whom were short-listed for the final interview. Rachel Heath has been confirmed as the winner of the Gary Baker Award for 2020.

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Renter Assistant Margaret Boanas wins Meat Businesswoman of the Year

Published on: 3 December 2020Renter Assistant Margaret Boanas wins Meat Businesswoman of the Year

51 finalists were recognised, and ten category winners revealed, during the annual Women in Meat Industry Awards ceremony.

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Butchers cured with whisky

Published on: 1 December 2020Butchers cured with whisky

Despite the awful inevitability of Zoom and the somewhat daunting prospect of drinking Swedish whisky Liveryman Dr Jason Aldiss admits that he approached the Charcuterie and Whisky tasting session with some level of justifiable excitement.

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