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


14 FEBRUARY 2024

Shrove Tuesday Cake and Ale 2024

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 to members of the Company before Lent.

Members were 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.

The preacher was The Very Revd Andrew Tremlett, Dean of St Paul's Cathedral. 

The service took place in the morning of Shrove Tuesday, before Cakes and Ale. Tea and coffee was served in Stationers' Hall from 10.15 am, before the Court, Liverymen and Freemen processed to the Cathedral at 11.00 am precisely. The service  commenced at 11.15 am.

Following the service, a buffet lunch was served in the Hall from 12.15 pm.