Bakers Company

The sheep drive across London Bridge

Sunday 30th September was a dry, mild and cloudy day – ideal weather for exercising the right to drive sheep across London Bridge. With many others, including other Masters, the Master and Mistress Baker took part in this year’s event. The sheep which they drove by and large behaved well, although one or two seemed […]

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Luke Johnson is a Baker!

The Worshipful Company of Bakers is pleased to welcome newly clothed Liveryman Luke Johnson to The Company. Luke is a well-known businessman and Sunday Times columnist with long standing connections to the Baking industry. The Clothing Ceremony took place out of Bakers’ Hall, at Patisserie Valerie in Spitalfields on Monday 11th June 2018. A photograph from […]

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Summer Banquet

Never let it be said that the Worshipful Company of Bakers is not adventurous! Monday 4th June 2018 was the Bakers’ Summer Banquet, a new and, I hope, more inclusive name for what we formerly called the Ladies’ Banquet. And we decamped from our Hall not simply to another Hall in the City but to […]

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The Brigantes Breakfast

It was another splendid Brigantes Breakfast. On Friday 25th May over 360 people, including 26 Masters, 52 Past Masters and 10 Bakers went to the Royal Armouries in Leeds.Quite a few of us were treated to an illuminating lecture by Dr Karen Watts, Curator Emeritus of the Armouries, as well as a demonstration by the librarian […]

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National Doughnut Week at Mansion House

On Monday 14th May the Master and Mistress Baker Stephen and Miriam Kramer accompanied by Second Warden Christopher Freeman and the Beadle Neil Fletcher and Martina Juhascikova visited the Mansion House to meet The Lord Mayor Charles Bowman and Lady Mayoress Samantha Bowman to celebrate the start of National Doughnut Week.The Bakers took a selection […]

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Collecting for the Red Cross

 On Friday 11th 2018 May the Master set sail in his robes from the Hall together with Martina Juhascikova to raise money for the British Red Cross. Armed with buckets they paraded along London Bridge and Cannon Street collecting money for this very worthwhile charity. It was but a small part of the collections that […]

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