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Education Supper at Bakers' Hall 19 June:  AI's Role in Higher Education
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NL June 2014


WCoMC is a collegiate forward looking Modern City Livery Company;  we maintain City traditions, share expertise and information between fellow members and give back to the community through our pro bono activities.

WCoMC News

What’s up?

Wine Club tour

William and Alistair

The team "tasting"

Alistair and Florence Cartier

Celebration Dinner

Mick James, Top Consultant

Opera at Fidenza

Gia and ensemble

Richard, David & Mary

Mary and ensemble

Elizabeth and refugees

Gia - Diva and organiser

Watch out for next month's newsletter to get the lowdown on what they were performing!


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Hackney, joint hosts to the Olympic Games, stages an inaugural half marathon through the Parishes which were (and are) a magnet for Scholars, Revellers and litterati  

Freeman Tim Jenkins finds an alternative to pig-swinging.... 


WCoMC pro bono project now being rolled out to Russia, Holland, India and Iraq

On the way to On-line digital Philanthropy... The Bread Tin


The Wine Club makes a hugely successful tour of the Rhône valley, sacrificing their palates to swell the Club's wine cellars with some terrific wines at good prices

 Liveryman Alistair Dixon maintaining consistency of judgement between 10 in the morning to late evening...  


WCoMC members provide pro bono Board and Governance Review to a Charity helping to find work for female ex-offenders

Assistant Heather Matheson gives 'speed interviewing practice' to convicted female prisoners...


Disadvantaged youngsters supported by new Grants from the Members' Charitable Trust

Recent grants made...

The management consultancy industry provides an estimated £80million/year of charitable support.  



Mick James, Top Consultant Journalist, reviews the WCoMC Celebration Dinner - 


The City glitterati gathered at Barbican with the London Symphony Orchestra

The Lord Mayor emphasises the internationally leading position of London as a cultural centre...


Building on its instigation and leadership of the City Values Forum, WCoMC combines with Cass in another major initiative 

The launch of the important new unit ETHOS...


Master no longer held in Tower...

Company's relief as is released on proffer of huge bail


WCoMC candidate elected Sheriff at Common Hall

The Company celebrates at the Little Ship Club... 


Another Oscar-winning film? 

 Former MBA colleague of the Master won an Oscar for an earlier film, Tsotsi, and last week released another...      



The Worshipful Company of Needlemakers is looking for an Honorary Archivist.  The archives are stored in Guildhall Library/Metropolitan Archives, and their treasure in one of the City Livery halls, along with their current rolls. There is no job description, but a new post holder could create their own.

Membership of the Livery might be open to the right person.

For more information contact Philip Grant, Clerk to the Worshipful Company of Needlemakers, Ph 01753 860 690 –

The Worshipful Company of Chartered Architects invite classical, jazz or pop musicians to play their own instruments in an INTER-LIVERY JAM! (There is a piano.)

Alderman David Graves has offered to let Livery Companies use the Auditorium free of charge for a charity Livery Jam (probably on a Saturday morning). 

What level of interest is there in the chance to play in public in the Milton Court Auditorium at the Guildhall School of Music??  Informal and fun.  Bum notes allowed.

Contact: Ian Head, Clerk of the Worshipful Company of Chartered Architects – Tel 01962 869 158

WCoMC Music Interest Group makes donation to the Guildhall School in thanks for seats at the Gold Medal Concert.

Anyone interested in hearing more about this Group contact:





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