18 MAY 2021
Listen to Court Assistant Mike James talking to Liveryman Steve Harrop on the Dealer Support Podcast Tuned In.
18 MAY 2021
The hybrid Master and Wardens' meeting on 17 May was the first chance some members of the Committee had to visit the new office in Ave Maria Lane. In the photo above you can see from L-R Court Assistant Carol Tullo, Court Assistant Tim Connell, Court Assistant Ian Leggett, the Master, Upper Warden Robert Flather and Past Master Helen Esmonde.
17 MAY 2021
On 17 May the Master and Warden’s meeting was an in-person gathering in the meeting room at St Martin within Ludgate which was joined using Zoom by those unable to travel.
12 MAY 2021
Members will be interested to read the item on the PA Blog in which Zoe and Anne talk about apprenticeships.
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”