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January 2020

Monday 13 January 2020 - A Bumper Day for Ceremonies

Monday 13 January 2020 - A Bumper Day for Ceremonies

14 JANUARY 2020

Freedoms and bursary awards celebrated at two Master and Wardens' meetings on a very busy day for the Company!

 
At the first Master and Wardens’ meeting of 2020  at 10.00 am  five people were made Free of the Company.
They were:
Andrew Bordiss - retired journalist
Rombout Eikelenboom - Managing Partner of Printforce Group
Amy Hutchinson - CEO of the BOSS Federation
Jill Palmer - retired journalist
Dhara Snowden - Commissioning Editor with Rowman & Littlefield International
 
Freedom Ceremony 13 Jan 2020 am  
From L-R in the photo you can see Dhara Snowden, Amy Hutchinson, Jill Palmer, Rombout Eikelenboom and Andrew Bordiss
 
In the evening there was an extraordinary Master & Wardens’ meeting at which bursary recipients who had successfully completed their studies were made Free of the Company.
 
They were:
Kunal Bindra – who had completed his LLM at Queen Mary University of London
Ed Carey – who had completed his MA in Documentary Photography and Photojournalism at the University of Westminster
Matthew Child – who had completed his BPIF MSC in Management at the University of South Wales
Aanya Davé – who had completed her MA in Publishing at University College, London
Oğulcan Ekiz    – who had completed his LLM at Queen Mary University of London
Jake Isaac Hearn – who had completed his MA Library and Information Studies
Alicja Pawlowska – who had completed his LLM at Queen Mary College
Lucy Raby – who had completed her MA in Publishing at Oxford Brookes University
Olivia Rook – who had completed her MA in Magazine Journalism at City University, London
Bethan Summerfield – who had completed her MA in Publishing at Oxford Brookes University
 
Freedom Ceremony 13 Jan pm
From L-R in the photo you can see  Oğulcan Ekiz, Aanya Davé, Jake Hearn, Alicja Pawlowska, Matthew Child, Olivia Rook, 
Ed Carey, Kunal Bindra, Lucy Raby and Bethan Summerfield
 
We congratulate all these new Freemen and look forward to seeing them at events at the Hall.  We also wish good luck to those bursary recipients currently looking for their first jobs in our industries and we wish those well who are already settled in their new roles. 
 
After the second Freedom Ceremony Liveryman Nicholas Brealey, the Foundation trustee charged with responsibility for the bursary programme, announced the 2019 bursary recipients.The Master presented the Foundation bursary recipients with their certificates.  They were:
 
Molly Chell – studying for an MA in Publishing Media at Oxford Brookes University
Tiffany Cook - studying for an MA in Publishing at the University of Kingston
Bryony Davies - studying for an MA in Library and Information Studies at University College London
James Hacker - studying for an MA in Magazine Journalism at City, University of London
Jung Ying Mach - studying for an MA in Publishing at City, University of London
Eleanor Masterman - studying for an MA in Publishing Media at Oxford Brookes University
Jack Matts - studying for an MA in Publishing at London College of Communication, University of the
Arts London
Alys Parsons - studying for an MA in Multimedia Journalism at the Centre for Journalism, University of Kent
Ryan Prince - studying for an MA in Documentary Photography and Photojournalism, University of
Westminster
Charles Thompson - studying for an MA in Multimedia Journalism at the Centre for Journalism, University of Kent
Robert Wilding - studying for an MA in Publishing at University College London
 
Foundation Bursary recipients 2019 at ceremony
From L-R in the photo you can see Alys Parsons, Charles Thompson, Robert Wilding,  Jack Matts  Tiffany Cook, Ryan Prince, Bryony Davies, Liveryman Nicholas Brealey, Aimée Smith, Jung Ying Mach, Molly Chell, Eleanor Masterman and James Hacker
 
The Master was then joined by Neil Lovell, CEO of the Printing Charity, to present certificates to those bursary recipients whose awards are made in partnership with the Printing Charity.  They were:
 
Michael Bromley- studying for a BPIF MSc in Management, University of South Wales
Peter Friend - studying for an MA in Digital Media at Goldsmiths, University of London
Aimée Smith- studying for an MA in Publishing at Anglia Ruskin University
 
PCT Group 2019 recipients at ceremeony
From L-R in the photo you can see Michael Bromley, Aimée Smith, Neil Lovell CEO of the Printing Charity and Peter Friend
 
Lastly, the Master was joined by Tom Rivers Vice-President of the British Literary and Artistic Copyright Association (BLACA) who presented certificates to those whose awards were made in Partnership with BLACA.  They were:
 
Jake Campbell – studying for a Diploma in UK, EU and US Copyright Law at King's College London
Olivia Jean-Baptiste – studying for an LL.M in Intellectual Property Law at Queen Mary University of London
  BLACA Group ceremony 2020
From L-R in the photo you can see Jake Campbell, Tom Rivers Vice-President of BLACA and Olivia Jean -Baptiste

December 2019

Master presents Warrants for 2019 -2020

Master presents Warrants for 2019 -2020

9 DECEMBER 2019

On 9 December 2019 the Master announced that the following Stationers' Warrants had been renewed:- 

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	Presentation to the Stationers’ Company of a copy 'Marks of Genius: Masterpieces from the Collections of the Bodleian Libraries'

Presentation to the Stationers’ Company of a copy 'Marks of Genius: Masterpieces from the Collections of the Bodleian Libraries'

4 DECEMBER 2019

This week the Company received a copy of Marks of Genius: Masterpieces from the Collections of the Bodleian Libraries

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Liveryman Steve Hilleard of OPI is recognised by the UK office products industry and presented with the Outstanding Achievement prize at this year’s BOSS Awards

Liveryman Steve Hilleard of OPI is recognised by the UK office products industry and presented with the Outstanding Achievement prize at this year’s BOSS Awards

2 DECEMBER 2019

We send out congratulations to Liveryman Steve Hilleard of OPI who was recognised by the UK office products industry and presented with the Outstanding Achievement prize at this year’s BOSS Awards.

 

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November 2019

Shine 2020 - get involved by contributing your memories of school and university magazines

Shine 2020 - get involved by contributing your memories of school and university magazines

28 NOVEMBER 2019

The Stationers’ Shine School Media Awards is a school magazine competition supported by the Foundation committee and other sponsors. In 2011 Past Master Ian Locks set it up as a way of encouraging new talent into our content and communications industries, and 2020 will be the tenth anniversary of the summer awards ceremony where over 200 secondary school pupils are hosted in Stationers’ Hall.

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Civic Dinner 27 November 2019

Civic Dinner 27 November 2019

27 NOVEMBER 2019

https://davidjonesphotography.com/On 20 November 2019 the Master, Mr Trevor Fenwick, welcomed the Lord Mayor Locum Tenens Alderman Ian Luder and presented him with a cheque for the Lord Mayor’s Appeal.

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St Ceciliatide Festival 16 and 17 November 2019

St Ceciliatide Festival 16 and 17 November 2019

25 NOVEMBER 2019

Over the weekend of 16 and 17 November Stationers' Hall hosted the St Ceciliatide Festival.  Its Artistic Director is Past Master Noel Osborne who will provide full coverage for Stationers' News in April (sadly the concerts took place just after the December issue went to print) but the highlights were:-

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Armistice Day at Stationers' Hall

Armistice Day at Stationers' Hall

12 NOVEMBER 2019

Wreaths are laid at the plaque commemorating Stationers who fell inthe Great War

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Press Gazette 2019 British Journalism Shortlist Features a Stationer

Press Gazette 2019 British Journalism Shortlist Features a Stationer

7 NOVEMBER 2019

Press Gazette has announced its shortlist for the 2019 British Journalism Awards.  There are lots of categories this year and obviously good journalism is alive and well in the UK. 

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Stationers' Company Christmas Cards 2019 Now Available

Stationers' Company Christmas Cards 2019 Now Available

5 NOVEMBER 2019

The Stationers' Company Christmas Cards for 2019 are now in the office and ready for collection by those who ordered in advance and to purchase for those who, in September when the cards went on sale, had not quite got into Christmas but who are now raring to go!

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March 2019

 Apprentices, Freedoms and Cloathings

Apprentices, Freedoms and Cloathings

3 MARCH 2019

At the Court Meeting today the Master bound over two apprentices, made two people free of the Company and Cloathed three new Liverymen.

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