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

LATEST NEWS

April 2022

Four new Freemen

Four new Freemen

25 APRIL 2022

At the Master and Wardens’ Meeting held at Wax Chandlers’ Hall on Monday, 25 April the Master brought four new Freemen in to the Company.

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Stationers' Hall Charity will benefit from sales of Margaret Willes's latest book bought via Court Assistant Mike James

Stationers' Hall Charity will benefit from sales of Margaret Willes's latest book bought via Court Assistant Mike James

14 APRIL 2022

Members who enjoyed Liveryman Margaret Willes's last book, Domestic Herbal, The: Plants for the Home in the Seventeenth Century, will be pleased to know that she has another book out now In the Shadow of St Paul’s Cathedral copies of which can be bought from Court Assistant Mike James and all profits from these sales will go the Stationers' Hall Charity.

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Members of the Publishing Sector  get together following a busy day at the London Book Fair

Members of the Publishing Sector get together following a busy day at the London Book Fair

7 APRIL 2022

Stationers who are involved in book publishing were delighted to be able to return to some sort of normailty and a real, in-person London Book Fair at Olympia this week and our Publishing Sector Champion , Liveryman George Walkley, arranged a get-together after the Fair had closed for the day on 6 April.   

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Ceremonies at the Court Meeting of 5 April 2022

Ceremonies at the Court Meeting of 5 April 2022

6 APRIL 2022

The Court of the Stationers' Company met at Barber Surgeons' Hall on 5 April 2022.  At the end of their business there were three ceremonies.

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LivCom Literary Lunch - National Treasures: Saving The Nation's Art in World War II by Caroline Shenton

LivCom Literary Lunch - National Treasures: Saving The Nation's Art in World War II by Caroline Shenton

5 APRIL 2022

On Tuesday 29th March members were treated to another delicious lunch at the Olde Watling Pub in the City of London in the company of Caroline Shenton and her fascinating book National Treasures - Saving The Nation's Art in World War II 

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March 2022

28 March 2022 - Greg Dyke delivers the Stationers' Annual Lecture at Carpenters' Hall

28 March 2022 - Greg Dyke delivers the Stationers' Annual Lecture at Carpenters' Hall

30 MARCH 2022

Stationers this week added Carpenters' Hall to an ever-growing list of halls visited during the Vision 350 redevelopment of Stationers' Hall.  They gathered there for the Annual Lecture which this year was delivered by Greg Dyke who is best known as a former Director General of the BBC and Chair of the Football Association.  Greg addressed the topic of  "What next for the BBC, one of the nation’s greatest assets?".  

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A Service to remember and support those in the media who are covering the conflict in Ukraine

A Service to remember and support those in the media who are covering the conflict in Ukraine

21 MARCH 2022

Members will be keen to be aware of a service to be held  at St Bride’s Church, Fleet Street on Thursday, 24 March 2022 at 11.30am to support those those journalists, producers, photographers, camera-crew, sound-crew, interpreters and fixers who are covering the conflict in Ukraine.

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Visit to Royal Marines Reserve base, Wandsworth - 16 March

Visit to Royal Marines Reserve base, Wandsworth - 16 March

18 MARCH 2022

The Master, Upper Warden, Under Warden and the Clerk visited the RMR barracks in Wandsworth to present the annual Stationers’ Award, an inscribed Commando Dagger, to their top recruit, Marine Robert Dunlop.

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Livery Lunch -  7 March 2022

Livery Lunch - 7 March 2022

17 MARCH 2022

At the Livery Lunch on 7 March 2022  at Fishmongers' Hall, we were delighted to welcome guests from our school, Stationers' Crown Woods Academy. 

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New Stationers’ Warrants Awarded at the Livery Lunch

New Stationers’ Warrants Awarded at the Livery Lunch

16 MARCH 2022

The new Stationers’ Warrants for 2022 were announced at the Livery Lunch at Fishmongers’ Hall on 7 March 2022. The Master visited each warrant holder at an exhibition which was set out in the Court Room and presented the certificates.

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Eight New Freemen

Eight New Freemen

14 MARCH 2022

The Master and Wardens' Meeting on Monday 14 March was held at Cutlers' Hall. It started with a Freedom Ceremony at which the Master made eight people free of the Company.

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Ukraine

Ukraine

9 MARCH 2022

Members may have noticed that last week we posted information  about an opportunity to pray for Ukraine on Wednesday, 2 March at Holy Sepulchre Church, Holborn Viaduct.  

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