Mr Aubrey Dunford newly installed Master, assisted by the new Senior Warden Mr Jim Webster and the new Junior Warden Mrs Jane Fishwick, hosted the Admission Court Dinner of the Scientific Instrument Makers’ Company held in Scientific Instrument Makers’ Hall on 19 October 2023.
On Wednesday 22 February, Liveryman Ian Gilbert, Freeman Edward Talboys and Apprentices Noa Barcons Daniels and Oliver Bridge were hosted by Professor The Lord Mair CBE at the All-Party Parliamentary Engineering Group (APPEG) discussion and lunch in the House of Lords. The discussion for this event was around ‘Skyscrapers’, where there were short presentations from Professor Hanif Kara OBE and Marta Galinanes-Garcia, both from AKT II, and Natasha Bellamy from Laing O’Rourke.
Gabrielle has been included in Belfast Telegraph 30 Under 30 Northern Ireland Entrepreneurs for setting up a sustainable cork furniture business based on her final year project.
The Company was represented at the Lord Mayor’s Show by the Master Charles Holroyd, his Consort Caroline and Apprentice, Sam Dixon, who led the way with the Company placard.
Andrey has decided to celebrate his 21st birthday, by competing in a 21-kilometer mountain race with over 2000m of altitude climbing – to raise money for people suffering chronic skin diseases. The race will be from Samokov (a city in Bulgaria) to Musala (the highest peak in the nation). To sponsor please follow the link below.
Every year Livery Schools Link organises a careers showcase for the Livery Companies in the City of London. This year, 2021, was a virtual event and our slides can be seen here. Instrumentation is fundamental to modern life and sustaiability so if you are interested in a career in this area take a look.
Apprentice Ukendar Vadivel, (17) from North-West London is awarded the Lord Mayor’s COVID-19 Livery Award recognising the contribution made by Livery Company members in 2020 in support of the City and communities impacted by the COVID19 pandemic.
We have welcomed five new Apprentices via a recent virtual meeting.