The latest news about and from the Worshipful Company of Butchers

New Master Butcher elected for 2023 - 2024

Published on: 15 September 2023New Master Butcher elected for 2023 - 2024

At 12pm Noon on Thursday 14th September 2023, Mr Chris Wood was elected as Master for 2023-24. Read his address to the Livery here.

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A great match at the September Court Lunch

Published on: 10 September 2023A great match at the September Court Lunch

For the final Court lunch of his year, The Master welcomed Mark Lambert, Head of Rugby Policy for the RPA, and also announced the Gold Award winner for 2023

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A lunch for every generation

Published on: 7 August 2023A lunch for every generation

The August Court lunch is a day when WCB welcome children & grandchildren to our Hall, for a very unique family day out in the City at our Livery home.

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All aboard HMS Tyne

Published on: 4 August 2023All aboard HMS Tyne

Following some fantastic visits to HMS Tyne in recent weeks, Liveryman Peter Sturge MBE tells us more and you could also sign up to a visit yourself!

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Meat Industry is the Winner

Published on: 21 July 2023Meat Industry is the Winner

On 6 July, the Meat Industry gathered for WCB's first Invitational Golf Tournament. With 19 holes to play and 20 teams taking part, the day went off to a tee!

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Celebrating 'Big Eid' for the first time

Published on: 14 July 2023Celebrating 'Big Eid' for the first time

The Livery came together with the Halal meat industry, joined by the incredible Zara Mohammed, Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain, to collaboratively celebrate Eid-al-Adha

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Shooting on new ground

Published on: 16 June 2023Shooting on new ground

The annual Inter Livery Clay Pigeon shoot 2023 took place at West London Shooting School. Competition was fierce but with three teams entered, WCB had everything to play for!

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A Worthy introduction to Mitchells and Butler

Published on: 26 May 2023A Worthy introduction to Mitchells and Butler

A visit to Worthy Down sparked a sharing of experiences and skills from Mitchell & Butler with our Tri Services unit. Liveryman Andrew Berisford tells us more.

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Let the celebrations begin

Published on: 17 May 2023Let the celebrations begin

With a Court lunch fit for a King, the annual Ladies lunch was brimming with Coronation themed style for a very regal occasion!

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Silent Auction now open for bidding!

Published on: 15 May 2023Silent Auction now open for bidding!

Help us to raise funds for Dementia UK and the Livery by bidding for some fantastic items! Don't delay, the auction ends at 10pm this Friday 19th May, at The Master's Charity Ball

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See our latest list of events and Court Lunches, come and join us.

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