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In Remembrance

The Clerk represented the Master Entrepreneur at the opening of the Garden of Remembrance at St Paul’s Cathedral on Monday 6th November. As the Band of the Scots Guards played poignantly, the Lord Mayor led the planting of memorial crosses – followed by the representatives of the many City institutions, Livery Companies and Guilds. An…

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Call to Freemen to Volunteer for Exciting New Educational Project

FILM COLLABORATIVE PROJECT WITH UNIVERSITY OF WESTMINSTER STUDENTS   The Guild’s new Education Committee is proud to announce an exciting collaboration with the University of Westminster and is seeking 6 Freemen Entrepreneurs to be involved, both as mentors each to a student film maker/journalist and also as the subject of the student’s short film.  The…

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Trafalgar Dinner 2017 at the Defence Academy

On the evening of Thursday 12th October, the Senior Warden, Alderman Peter Hewitt, was a guest of honour of the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom for the Trafalgar Dinner, held at the Joint Services Command and Staff College at the Defence Academy campus near Shrivenham, Wiltshire. In recognition of the Guild’s affiliation with the…

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New Court Assistants Elected

At its meeting on 21st September, 2017, the Court elected the following Freemen Entrepreneurs as Court Assistants:   Freeman Gary Dixon Freeman Alderman Alastair King Founder Freeman Stephen Wheatley   They will be sworn-in as Court Assistants at the Installation Court on 23rd November, 2017.   The Court was pleased to have received such a…

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The September Court Dinner 2017

  The dinner that follows the September Court is noted for its conviviality and cheerfulness, and the 2017 September Court Dinner, held in the Walbrook Room of the London Capital Club on Thursday 21st September, was no exception. It is always the last Guild dinner hosted by the incumbent Master, and generous poetic licence was…

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Four Admitted as Freemen Entrepreneurs

   Following the Court Meeting on Thursday 21st September, a Ceremonial Court was convened to admit four more entrepreneurs to the Freedom of the Guild.   In the grand setting of the Board Room, at the very top of the London Capital Club, the Clerk eloquently summarised the many successes of these very impressive candidates…

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Deputy Mayor Rajesh Agrawal admitted as a Freeman Entrepreneur

On the afternoon of Thursday 21st September, the Master was very pleased to admit the Deputy Mayor of London for Business, Rajesh Agrawal, to the Freedom of the Guild of Entrepreneurs.   The Court approved Mr Agrawal’s application for the Freedom almost 18 months ago, just before his appointment as Deputy Mayor in June last…

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The Worshipful Company of Woolmen’s Sheep Drive & Wool Fair

On a bright sunny day on Sunday 24th September Mary Berry CBE opened the the 2017 sheep drive across London Bridge. She was joined by many of our Freemen including Senior Warden Peter Hewitt and his family , Peter is  Immediate Past Master of The Worshipful Company of Woolmen  . The sheep drive celebrates the Freemen…

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Call for Freemen Volunteers at Roedean School

As you may know, the Guild partnership with Roedean School continues to grow, and the Guild’s newly-purposed Education Committee is now looking for more volunteers from amongst the Freemen to assist in developing this affiliation. Not only do these projects represent terrific opportunities to really give something back, they also strengthen the Guild’s reputation as…

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