On the 5th December 2020, we held our installation Court meeting at Drapers Hall where Sir Stephen Dalton was installed as the Master along with David Mortlock as Upper Warden and Elliott Porter as Renter Warden.
Mr Bertram Proctor, Mr Gerald Edwards were awarded the Freedom of the Company.
Mr Gerald Edwards, Mr Russell Franks, Mr Andrew Lambert and Mrs Julia Hunt-Grubbe were also clothed in the livery of the Company.
Mr Oliver Ball son of Court Assistant Chris Ball was made a Company apprentice, apprenticed to Past Master Stephen Kirk.
After The Court meeting a magnificent dinner was enjoyed by all. Honoured guests were Wing Commander Andy Green OBE, The Master Security Professionals, Master Vintner and the Master of the Hackney Carriage Drivers.
We were entertained by the Rose quintet and everyone joined in with some hearty carol singing!
Immediate Past Master James Tucker presented the Master Wheelwrights award to Mr David Constantine MBE. Court Assistant Stefan Hay presented a very generous cheque the Master from The National tyre distributors association.
A very interesting and entertaining speech was made by Wing Commander Andy Green about his attempts to break the land speed record.