The Master Plaisterer, Terry Wright, himself a ‘Master Plasterer’, displayed his skills alongside Staff and Students from Lincoln College at the Heritage Skills Festival at Lincoln Cathedral, 23rd-24th June 2017.
The Master is pictured during his interview with BBC Radio Lincolnshire – visit http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p054z64d#playt=01h07m28s
The Plaisterers’ Company were pleased to be able to make the Hall available for a breakfast attended by the newly announced UK Team for the Invictus Games 2017, to be held in Canada.
The Master greeted HRH Prince Harry and escorted him to the Humber Room where he met members of the team.
Type 45 destroyer HMS Dragon rescues 14 stricken sailors from damaged British racing yacht
The first of a series of Mentoring and Career evenings took place at the Cornwell VC Cadet Centre in East Ham, where our Air Cadets meet, on Monday 16th January. The evening, led by Deputy Master Bill Mahony, was about the food industry. Further information will be found on the Master’s Blog. Future topics covered include Construction, the Armed Forces and general careers advice including CV writing.
Plaisterers’ Hall reopened on Monday 7th November with the hugely successful Training Awards lunch, attended by the Lord Mayor, Alderman Lord Moutevans and over 170 other guests.
At the Autumn Livery Dinner held at Clothworkers’ Hall on Tuesday 4th October, the first donation of the year was made to the Master’s Charity, the British Gymnastics Foundation. A BGF shirt was presented to Liveryman Mike Hannibal who is undertaking the Naukluft Trail in Namibia in aid of BGF.
Thanks to Liveryman Squadron Leader ‘Fozzie’ Foster, 25 Cadets [from our affiliate, 282 (East Ham) ATC] and 9 Liverymen had a memorable day at RAF Brize Norton on Thursday 25th August. The Day included 5 hours experiencing a re-fuelling exercise over the North Sea for Typhoon and Tornado jets.
The Company’s new Master, Terence Wright was installed on Tuesday 19th July. In addition, Richard Hanney and Timothy Cooke OBE were installed as Upper Warden and Renter Warden respectively.
We wish both the Master and the Mistress (his wife Christine) a very successful and enjoyable year.
The Company’s Annual Banquet was this year held at Drapers’ Hall (our own Hall still being out of action!). We were delighted to welcome both Sheriffs of the City, together with their Consorts, representatives from our affiliates, and (pictured) the CEO of Barnardo’s (the Master’s Charity), Dr Javed Khan. Our principal speaker was Judge Timothy Workman.
The Company was represented at the Presentation Evening for 282 (East Ham) Air Cadets which was held at Newham Town Hall on 30th April. A wide range of awards and promotions were presented including the Plaisterers Shield (for Best Musician) to Cadet Warrant Officer Ricardo Peña (pictured with the Master). A full report will appear in the Company Newsletter in June.