New Freeman: Alasdair Abercrombie-Barnett

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

Sir Norman Williams PPRCS

Many congratulations also to Professor Sir Norman Williams, the Immediate Past President of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Wales, who was awarded a knighthood in the 2015 New Year’s Honours. Sir Norman has helped the Company for … Read More

HH Brian Barker QC CBE

A belated note to offer our warmest congratulations to one of our Honorary Liverymen, HH Judge Brain Barker QC, the recently retired Recorder of London, on being awarded the CBE in the 2015 New Year’s Honours. Well done Brian!


Six members of the Company spend a day with 3PWRR (aka the 3rd Battalion, The Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment) on the 18th October 2014, along with representatives of the

Wine Committee Visit to Portugal

Seven members of the Wine Committee, accompanied by five wives, visited Porto and Pinhão in Portugal between the 8th–11th October 2014. The purpose was to find out more about the process of producing vintage The grapes that are used to … Read More

HH Judge Nicholas Hilliard QC

We are delighted to congratulate HH Judge Nicholas Hilliard QC, the Common Serjeant of London and Honorary Liveryman of the Cutlers’ Company, on his appointment as the next Recorder of London. Judge Hilliard will succeed HH Judge Brian Barker QC … Read More

Mr and Mrs Hasler

Mr and Mrs Hasler have been our Beadle and Hall Keeper for 10 years – they joined the Cutlers’ Company in September 2004. Before that, they had worked at Ramsbury Manor in Wiltshire, and the British Embassy in Athens. Under … Read More

New Lord Mayor Elect

Many congratulations to Alderman Alan Yarrow, who was elected as the 687th Lord Mayor of London at Common Hall on the 29th September 2014. The Lord Mayor elect will take office on the 7th November 2014, the day before the … Read More

C Detachment, 256 Field Hospital

Stand to attention! The Master, together with PM Adam Traill, paid a visit to C Detachment, 256 Field Hospital, which is based in Kingston, on the 16th September 2014. Also inspecting the unit was the Mayor of Kingston, Councillor Ken … Read More

Hackney Carriage Drivers’ Visit to Eurodisney

The Master attended the breakfast for the start of the weekend trip to Eurodisney, which was organised by the Worshipful Company of Hackney Carriage Drivers, on the 12th September 2014. More details of the weekend can be found at and on the Hackney … Read More