Monday 6 June 2022
In June, Master, Consort, Chair of Charity and Clerk visited the preview of the St Pauls Jubilee Exhibition. Needlemakers had made a grant funding the restoration of copes which are now on display. Click the article for more information.
Monday 6 June 2022
In May, Master Needlemaker attend the Royal School of Needlework Prize Giving. The Needlemakers' Company has a long standing association with the schools and offers and annual prize as well as bursary support to student. Click for a report from the Master
Wednesday 20 April 2022
A group of Needlemakers attended the annual event, organised by the Lord Mayor, in support of ABF. Click to read the report
Friday 25 March 2022
The final of the annual competition for the Needlemakers' Prize for Woodwind too place on 23rd March and Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Click here to see the programme.
Tuesday 15 March 2022
Once again the Award Ceremony for City & Guilds Prize Winners was held at Mansion House on 14th March. Click for more information
Tuesday 22 February 2022
On 16th February, the Company was once again able to hold the annual Banquet at Mansion House.
Friday 8 October 2021
On 30th September, the new Master and Wardens were installed at Vintners' Hall.
Friday 20 August 2021
Sadly our plans for our usual Awards Dinner in July were thwarted. However, as it has been an unusual year, it was agreed to take the unusual step of organising an event in August which is typically holiday time for the livery. It was the first real opportunity for liverymen to get together so enjoy some fellowship since our banquet in February 2020. And whilst it was lovely to catch up with old friends, the company enjoyed meeting some recent award winners.
Thursday 12 August 2021
This year, in lieu of the cancelled united Guilds Service, the Lord Mayor organised a service of reflection and hope at St Pauls' Cathedral. Many of the livery companies were represented and Master Needlemaker joined a group who arranged a traditional, but socially distances procession. The Times carried the photograph the next day