The latest news about and from the Worshipful Company of Butchers

Nuffield Scholar presents report to annual conference

Published on: 16 December 2019Nuffield Scholar presents report to annual conference

Caroline Mitchell, the Butchers’ Company’s Nuffield Scholar presented her report to over 300 people at the prestigious Annual Nuffield Conference in Warwickshire.

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Butchers 'Hit for six' at December Court Lunch

Published on: 10 December 2019Butchers 'Hit for six' at December Court Lunch

Guest speaker, former England cricketer Ronnie Irani entertained Liverymen and guests to a hard hitting 'No boundaries' speech in his response on behalf of the guests at the last Court Lunch of the decade.

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Butchers Pet Care opens door to Kingsthorpe College careers visit

Published on: 9 December 2019Butchers Pet Care opens door to Kingsthorpe College careers visit

30 Business Studies students from Northampton visited Butcher’s Pet Care in Crick as part of the Livery's support for charity, Teach First.

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‘Never been busier’: a report from HMS Tyne

Published on: 29 November 2019‘Never been busier’: a report from HMS Tyne

The link between the Worshipful Company of Butchers and HMS Tyne is important in aiding the success of the ship and its crew.

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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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