New Assistant Clerk

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After three very successful years as Executive Assistant, Iben Muriel has been appointed Assistant Clerk of the Company.  This will enable her to take more responsibility and share some of the load during this Sexcentenary year.

Visit to Firmins in Birmingham

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As part of the Company’s search by the Master for more sword producing companies, he and the Master Elect and Clerk visited Firmins factory in Birmingham.   From modest beginnings in 1655 as button makers, Firmin & Sons became the leading … Read More

The Master Elect

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    The Master Elect prepares to take office!        

Master and Master Elect learn to make knives

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On 30th July the Master, Janek Wichtowski, and his Lady, Sue Wichtowski, the Master Elect, George Clarke, and his Lady, Isabel Clarke, and the Clerk, Rupert Meacher all visited two factories in Hallamshire, one of which was Chimo Ltd in Sheffield where … Read More

‘B’ Company, the London Regiment

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The Master presented a specially-engraved sword to Lt. Col. Tim Smart, Commanding Officer of the London Regiment. This is the first time since the Company’s affiliation with ‘B’ Company of the London Regiment that a former Officer Commanding has risen … Read More

A report from Boot Scholar Polly Bryans

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Polly Bryans sent us this report about her work in Hong Kong at the end of January 2015 . “It has been just over four months since I left England to travel to Hong Kong. My time here is going … Read More

HMS Enterprise

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All at Cutlers are very proud of our links with HM Armed Forces. Our particular link with the Royal Navy is with HMS Enterprise, which is not part of Starfleet Command but a naval survey ship. We had enjoyed this … Read More

Cutlery for Hospices

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All 110 Livery Companies give money and support each year to various charities, which often are connected with training and education. Some indeed, like the Carpenters’ Company have their own

Five new Freemen

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Many congratulations to Claire Chaplin, Caroline Long, Laurence Pearce, Ian Sabin, and Stephen Cooper, all of whom were admitted to the Company as Freemen on the 18th February 2015. All have close connexions with the Company: Claire is a daughter … Read More

New Freeman: Alasdair Abercrombie-Barnett

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Warm congratulations to Alasdair Abercrombie-Barnett, currently our most recent member, who was admitted as a Freeman of the Company at the Court meeting on the 21st January 2015. Alasdair works for PWC dealing with mergers and acquisitions, particularly in connection … Read More