The Stationers' Company
The City of London Livery Company for the Communications and Content Industries

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September 2023

Admitted to the Freedom

Admitted to the Freedom

12 SEPTEMBER 2023

At The Court meeting on Monday 11th September 2023, the Master admitted four new Freeman.

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WREN – ORNAMENT FOR ETERNITY, a dramatized celebration of the life of Sir Christopher Wren

WREN – ORNAMENT FOR ETERNITY, a dramatized celebration of the life of Sir Christopher Wren

6 SEPTEMBER 2023

Later this month, as part of the Wren300 celebrations, St Bride’s Church will play host to the world-premiere of WREN – ORNAMENT FOR ETERNITY, a dramatized celebration of the life of Sir Christopher Wren, featuring music from the St Bride’s Choir and Endelienta Baroque, along with poetry read by journalist and broadcaster, Giles Coren. 
St Bride’s would be delighted if our good friends from the Stationers could join us for what promises to be a truly wonderful evening. 

  

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August 2023

The Fleet Street Quarter in partnership with the Stationers’ Company celebrates the 400th anniversary of  Shakespeare’s First Folio

The Fleet Street Quarter in partnership with the Stationers’ Company celebrates the 400th anniversary of  Shakespeare’s First Folio

24 AUGUST 2023

Tuesday, 22 August 2023 saw the first of three, free, lunchtime performances by Troubadour Stageworks at Stationers’ Hall (three other performances are being staged elsewhere within the Fleet Street Quarter). 

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2023 Inter Livery Pétanque Tournament

2023 Inter Livery Pétanque Tournament

7 AUGUST 2023

The weather on the evening of 3 August was remarkably kind given the squalls of the previous days.  Freemen, Liverymen and friends gathered at the London Pétanque Club (LCP) in Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens for the 2023 Inter Livery Pétanque Tournament which was organised by the Worshipful Company of Distillers.

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Yorkshire Day

Yorkshire Day

3 AUGUST 2023

On 1 August the Master and several members of the Company made their way to Bowcliffe Hall, Bramham to celebrate Yorkshire Day.  

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The Master's Video - 3 August 2023

The Master's Video - 3 August 2023

3 AUGUST 2023

The Master has, with the help of Freeman Bivas Ambasada, made a film, the first in a series, in which he talks about forthcoming events.  Please do click the image below to  view it. 

 

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July 2023

Four New Liverymen

Four New Liverymen

26 JULY 2023

At the Court meeting on Tuesday, 25 July,  the Master cloathed four new Liverymen. They are (from L-R in the photo):-

Edmund King MBE, formerly Head of Newspaper Collections at the British Library
Anthony Davis. retired solicitor with expertise in antiquarian book collecting,
Jo Howard, Executive Search Consultant and Coach in the Publishing Industry and
Rob Whiteman CBE, Chief Executive of CIPFA

We congratulate them and look forward to seeing them at Livery events very soon.


Innovation Excellence Awards Honours Board

Innovation Excellence Awards Honours Board

26 JULY 2023

The Master and Court Assistants Jon Drori, Linda Drew and Jill Jones all of whom are current or past Chairmen of the Stationers’ Innovation Excellence Awards Committee, were delighted to see the Innovation Excellence Awards Honours Board up in the third floor meeting rooms at Stationers’ Hall.  This board recognises all the winners of ‘Innovator of the Year’ since 2014.  We are looking forward to the announcement of the 2023 Innovator of the Year which will come at the Awards Ceremony and Lunch at Stationers’ Hall on 25 September. Tickets can be booked via the Stationers’ website


New CEO for Corporate Member PLS

New CEO for Corporate Member PLS

18 JULY 2023

Members will have read that  Sarah Faulder is retiring as CEO of Corporate Member PLS and now they are able to announce that their new CEO will be Tom West  who will take up the position on 1 November 2023.  For full details  please read their press release  here.


Three new Freemen

Three new Freemen

17 JULY 2023

At the Master and Wardens' meeting this morning, 17 July 2023, the Master, Tony Mash, brought three new Freemen into the Company.

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The BPIF 's  Annual Print Reception

The BPIF 's Annual Print Reception

14 JULY 2023

On Thursday 13th July, the Master and Clerk atended the BPIF  Annual Print Reception at the House of Lords. Key business leaders and members across the printing industry were invited to connect, share their thoughts and network with key members of parliament and Lords.

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Coronation Ball

Coronation Ball

14 JULY 2023

We’ve drunk many Loyal Toasts in Stationers’ Hall over the centuries so it was with a real sense of history that more than 150 Company members and guests gathered in June to celebrate the Coronation of King Charles III and Queen Camilla.

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