The latest news about and from the Worshipful Company of Butchers

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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Hundreds flock to Butchers’ Hall for Open House weekend

Published on: 24 September 2019Hundreds flock to Butchers’ Hall for Open House weekend

Over 750 visitors witnessed the splendour of Butchers’ Hall on Saturday 21st September when the doors were thrown open to the public to celebrate our return as a London Open House.

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Running the river for Teach First charity

Published on: 20 September 2019Running the river for Teach First charity

Liveryman Gerald Shortland led a team of five other Liverymen and friends in the annual Teach First “Run the River” event.

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Tim Dumenil elected new Master at Common Hall

Published on: 13 September 2019Tim Dumenil elected new Master at Common Hall

The annual Worshipful Company of Butchers’ Common Hall ceremony has taken place with a new Master and Court elected for the coming year.

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First new members’ evening showcases WCB

Published on: 11 September 2019First new members’ evening showcases WCB

The Worshipful Company of Butchers’ first event aimed at prospective new Liverymen took place on Monday 9th September, when those in attendance had the chance to meet the Master and tour Butchers’ Hall.

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Record numbers at Butchers’ Hall

Published on: 9 September 2019Record numbers at Butchers’ Hall

The largest number of Liverymen, in living memory, nearly 200 in a single sitting, enjoyed the celebration of the re-opening of Butchers’ Hall at the September Court Lunch held on Friday 6th.

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Lady Mayoress attends Butchers’ Hall for tour and enjoys first lunch

Published on: 8 September 2019Lady Mayoress attends Butchers’ Hall for tour and enjoys first lunch

Elizabeth Baker, the Mistress Butcher, wife of Master Graham Baker, hosted the very first lunch at the newly refurbished Butchers’ Hall on Wednesday 4th September, with the Lady Mayoress as Guest of Honour.

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WCB sponsored Summer School at Harper Adams University

Published on: 23 August 2019WCB sponsored Summer School at Harper Adams University

The Food Science Summer School, sponsored by The Worshipful Company of Butchers, attracted 31 Year 12 students to Harper Adams University, exploring the topic of food science and the variety of careers the food industry has to offer.

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Polishing to a shine: Butchers get ready for homecoming

Published on: 22 August 2019Polishing to a shine: Butchers get ready for homecoming

Hard hats and hi-vis jackets were the order of the day as our team of intrepid Liverymen and volunteers ventured into Butchers’ Hall to begin the task of shining and polishing our silverware in readiness for the first Court Lunch.

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Making a difference to end educational inequality

Published on: 25 July 2019Making a difference to end educational inequality

Georgina Pedley, Senior Partnerships Manager at Teach First provides an update on the benefits to the Charity of the Livery Company’s association with Teach First, telling us that the partnership has made a real difference to their work to end educational inequality.

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