Headlines from the Hall

Vernon’s Anniversary Service – 13 December 2017
Over 300 members of the Company came along to St Michael’s Church, Cornhill for the Annual Vernon’s Service and then the buffet lunch at the Hall afterwards. A great turnout for a really joyous day.

Bindings & Admissions
On the same day the Master and Wardens admitted 10 new members to the Freedom of the Company and 5 young people were apprenticed.  Congratulations and welcome to you all.

Ice Maiden
The Ice Maidens arrived at the South Pole on Sunday 17 December, the first staging point for their 1,700km journey. Congratulations! You can read all about their challenge here or follow them on twitter for the return journey!

‘Charity Visits’ Scheme
The Charity Visits scheme explained in Number 30 ensures that the Company’s grant-funding goes to deserving causes and is well underway! Freeman Gill Lumdson, Apprentice Samad Arshad and Charities Committee member Revd. Canon Ralph Godsall have conducted the first due diligence visits to charities helping isolated elderly people. Contact charities@merchant-taylors.co.uk if you are interested in joining the scheme.”

Quiz Night at MT Hall – 18 January 2018
Get your teams ready for the Company Quiz on 18 January 2018.  Please make a table of 8-10 people and do invite guests, friends and family. Tickets are £25 per head which includes a light supper and entry fee.  There will be a cash bar plus cash prizes!

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