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Peter Rogers

Welcome to the New Clerk

At the Court Meeting on Thursday 28 September, Peter Rogers made the Declaration of the Clerk and was formally welcomed by the Master, Elizabeth Bardolph. Before becoming Clerk to the Worshipful Company of Nurses, Peter was Events Co-ordinator and Interim Assistant Clerk to the Worshipful Company of Scientific Instrument Makers and Interim Clerk to the…

City of London Sheep Drive and Livery Fair Southwark Bridge Sunday 24th Sep 2023

Hosted by the Worshipful Company of Woolmen: A long-established charity event, celebrating a Freeman’s ancient “right” to bring sheep to market over the Thames, toll free; all in aid of raising funds for The Woolmen Charity and The Lord Mayor’s Appeal. This year’s Sheep Drive took place on Southwark Bridge and was led by Richard…

Pan Livery Walk of the Livery Halls 4 Sep 2023

On what promised to be a very hot day, on 4th September 23 Livery Masters gathered for breakfast in the courtyard at Apothecaries’ Hall. Refreshments were enjoyed as we ‘fuelled up’ before starting the 17th Annual Livery Halls Walk. The walk was initially introduced in 2006 by the Worshipful Company of Environmental Cleaners and has…

A visit to Common Hall

For several centuries, the Livery have been summoned to Guildhall for a Common Hall twice yearly; to elect the Lord Mayor (on Michaelmas Day, 29 September), and to elect the Sheriffs (on Midsummers’ Day, 24 June). Where those dates fall on a weekend or religious holiday, provisions are in place to move them to the…

Two members of one family become Liverymen of the Worshipful Company of Nurses

The Worshipful Company of Nurses takes its place as the 111th Livery Company of the City of London and has core values of fellowship, benevolence, education, and charitable giving. Following the successful petition to the Court of Aldermen and recognition as a Livery Company of the City of London on May 15 2023, the Worshipful…

The Worshipful Company of Nurses honours John Allen, Honorary Clerk and Martin Whitehead, Honorary Beadle

Wednesday 12 July 2023 At the first Court Meeting of the Worshipful Company of Nurses on Wednesday 12 July 2023, it was unanimously agreed that two stalwarts of the Company be honoured by bestowing one as Honorary Liveryman and the other as an Honorary Freemen. In the Ordinances of the Worshipful Company, the Court has…

A Day Of Ceremony

The Company’s first Liverymen installed and new Freemen welcomed Wednesday 12 July 2023 On Wednesday 12 July 2023, a full day of ceremony and celebration was held for the Worshipful Company of Nurses. At midday, the Court assembled at Information Technologists’ Hall where the Foundation Past Master, Brenda Griffiths installed the Master, Elizabeth Bardolph as…

Pollinating London Together

The Worshipful Company of Nurses is delighted to support Pollinating London Together and their latest update for us is provided in this letter.

Latest Report from the Cavell Trust “Working With” programme

The Company of Nurses Charitable Trust is delighted to be here for nurses as a partner in the Cavell Trust’s ‘Working with…’ programme. The latest report attached here shows how our support is needed, valued and acknowledged.

Jane Carey-Harris Appointed Deputy Lieutenant of Kent

The Master is delighted that Jane Carey-Harris, Upper Warden of The Worshipful Company of Nurses, was appointed a Deputy Lieutenant of Kent on 13 June 2023. She is one of seven new Deputy Lieutenants appointed in Kent last week, each of them honoured for their positive contributions to the County and the Nation. Jane trained…