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

Shrove Tuesday Service followed by Cakes and Ale

Tuesday, 25 February 2020

In accordance with the bequest of Alderman John Norton, Master of the Company in 1607, 1611 and 1612, cakes and ale (and other victuals) will be provided at Stationers’ Hall from 12.30 pm, to which you and your spouse/partner are cordially invited. You are also invited by the Master and Wardens to accompany them to the Chapel of St Faith in the Crypt of St Paul’s Cathedral to attend a private service for the Stationers’ Company. This year the singing will be led by the Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy choir.

The service will take place on the morning of Shrove Tuesday, before Cakes ‘n Ale. Tea and coffee will be served in the Hall from 10.15 am, before the Court, Liverymen and Freemen line up in the Hall, to process to the Cathedral at 11.00 am precisely. The service will commence at 11.15 am. Following the service, a buffet lunch will be served in the Hall from 12.15 pm.

There is no charge for you or your spouse/partner to attend the buffet at Stationers’ Hall, but there will be a charge of £40 per head for subsequent guests. Places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis and you will be notified if the event is fully booked.

Attendance slips should be returned by Tuesday, 18 February 2020 at the very latest. Tickets will not be issued but an email confirmation will be sent.

Dress Code: Business Attire

Shrove Tuesday Service followed by Cakes and Ale