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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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No more suitcases, no more Halls

Published on: 9 July 2019No more suitcases, no more Halls

There’s a certain synergy in the fact that bookings were being made by Liverymen for the first Court Lunch at the refurbished Butchers’ Hall during the same week as the final “nomadic” lunch was taking place at Stationers’ Hall.

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Published on: 1 July 2019Butchers "Coming Home"

Bookings are now open for Liverymen of the Worshipful Company of Butchers “coming home” to newly refurbished Butchers’ Hall for the first Court Lunch on Friday 6th September.

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Butchers show their class on the croquet lawn

Published on: 25 June 2019Butchers show their class on the croquet lawn

Six complete novices picked up mallets to represent the Butchers’ Livery Company in the Inter Livery Croquet Tournament, hosted by the Glovers’ Company, on 15th June, at the Sussex Country Croquet club on the South Coast.

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Fundraising and fun at WCB Golf Day

Published on: 24 June 2019Fundraising and fun at WCB Golf Day

The annual Worshipful Company of Butchers’ Golf Day took place on 19th June at Essendon Golf Course in Hertfordshire, raising over £3,200 for the Master’s Million appeal to help fund the refurbishment of Butchers’ Hall.

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Lady Mayoress praises work of the Butchers’ Livery

Published on: 11 June 2019Lady Mayoress praises work of the Butchers’ Livery

The Lady Mayoress was Guest of Honour at the Worshipful Company of Butchers June Court Lunch which took place in the Painters’ Hall. Mrs Lindy Estlin complimented the Company on its charity work and praised the industry for the pathways it offers young people into apprenticeships.

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How the WCB continues to help the Teach First charity

Published on: 28 May 2019How the WCB continues to help the Teach First charity

Foundations at Teach First updates us on how the charity has continued to work alongside the Worshipful Company of Butchers to ensure that all young people have access to a great education.

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Charity and fellowship are the winners at Master’s gala dinner

Published on: 21 May 2019Charity and fellowship are the winners at Master’s gala dinner

The annual WCB Master’ s Charity Dinner took place on Friday 17 th May at the historic Guildhall in the City of London when, in a time - honoured way going back as far as 900 years, the Butchers joined together for fellowship and the joy of helping others.

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