5 MAY 2021
News just in of a fantastic offer of free VIP tickets to the US Book Show (an online conference spanning three days) from Freeman (Elect) Cevin Bryerman, EVP/Publisher of Publishers Weekly.
4 MAY 2021
A report on Print, Profit, and People: Stories of the English Stock which was hosted by Professor Ian Gadd of Bath Spa University (who also spoke) and Liveryman Gordon Johnson. Other speakers were Professor Helen Smith of the University of York, Joseph Saunders a PhD student from the University of York and Richard Bowden a former Senior Archivist, Westminster City Archives.
22 APRIL 2021
You will notice more publicity over the coming weeks for a LivCom Literary evening with Court Assistant Jon Drori. Jon has already done one of these virtual events based on his book Around the World in 80 Trees and on 17 June he will focus on his new book, Around the World in 80 Plants, which was launched just last week. You can find all the details and register to attend here .
Members who missed Jon’s first presentation (or those who enjoyed it enormously) may be interested to know that he has been asked by the Livery Companies that make up the Wood Group, ie the Furniture Makers, Joiners and Ceilers, Turners, Upholders and Wheelwrights, to give a webinar on Around the World in 80 Trees on Wednesday 26 May at 5.45 for a 6pm start and Stationers are invited.
22 APRIL 2021
Past Master McKane has let us know that News UK’s new apprenticeship programme is live.
19 APRIL 2021
In this digitally disrupted world, what is the future of print?
Liveryman Phil Elder reports that on 15 April 2021 Liveryman Peter Day was in conversation with John Walters, the managing editor, and Simon Esterson, the art director, of Eye magazine in another of the Company's very popular Cocktail Evenings. Eye, published quarterly, is an international review of graphic design and visual culture. It is in its 31st year and issue 101 is about to hit the newsstands.
13 APRIL 2021
The Stationers' Company mourns the death of HRH the Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and we hold Her Majesty the Queen and all the royal family in our thoughts as they grieve.
6 APRIL 2021
On Tuesday, 30 March Freeman Nina-Sophia Miralles was our Cocktail Hour guest. Mike James, in introducing Nina emphasised the talent amongst the ever growing number of Young Stationers and how important they are to the future of the Stationers Company.
5 APRIL 2021
On 18 March Mike James and the Livery Committee welcomed Richard Ovenden to one of the Stationers' Company's "Literary Cocktail Hours”
31 MARCH 2021
On 25 March the Company gathered via Zoom to thank William Alden for his service as Clerk over the past eleven years and to mark his retirement on 31 March.
17 MARCH 2021
On Wednesday, 10 March, 91 Stationers and their guests "zoomed" in to hear Shira Perlmutter, the Register of Copyrights and Director of the US Copyright Office and leading intellectual property advocate, Daniel Alexander QC, discuss how to protect intellectual property online and the intellectual property issues surrounding Artificial Intelligence.
9 MARCH 2021
The latest 200+ Club Winners are announced
8 MARCH 2021
The Stationers' Company is delighted to receive notification of the BPIF's acknowledgement of International Women's Day. The theme of the day is Choose to Challenge and the BPIF has chosen to challenge diversity across the industry. With the BPIF's permission we are pleased to share this with you.