Bakers Company

Oldest bakery school in the world celebrated the 125th anniversary with the Bakers

The National Bakery School (NBS) at London South Bank University (LSBU) is officially the oldest bakery school in the world this year and celebrated its 125th anniversary on 17th September 2019 with an event hosted by The Worshipful Company of Bakers at Bakers’ Hall.The celebration kicked off with a speech from LSBU Vice-Chancellor David Phoenix, […]

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Bakers on Tour

The Master and Mistress Baker and a party of 25 Liverymen, partners and friends enjoyed an event packed weekend in Northern Ireland on 6-9 September.The weekend kicked off with a private tour of Hillsborough Castle followed by dinner in the State Dining Room. Hillsborough Castle, in reality a magnificent Georgian country house, is a Royal Palace […]

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2019 Baking Industry Awards

WPPB Image Addons The 2019 edition of the prestigious Baking Industry Awards was held on the night of 4th September at the glitzy Royal Lancaster Hotel in London. The theme for the night was ‘intergalactic’ and saw hundreds of esteemed guests, including many leading baking industry figures, in attendance for the dazzling awards ceremony.The Bakers […]

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Livery Society visit to the Guildhall’s archives 1569 and All That…..

On June 5 at Guildhall, London, the fascinating heritage of the Bakers Company was revealed by Howard Doble of London Metropolitan Archives, who took Livery Society members and guests right back to 1155 when the City’s bakers first appeared in a pipe roll. Howard’s slide show, coupled with his animated commentary and selection of books brought up […]

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Beating the Bounds

All Hallows By The Tower beat the bounds of their parish every year on Ascension Day, and this year’s ceremony took place on Thursday 30 May. The Master, Clerk, Liveryman Alderman Nicholas Lyons, other Livery Company representatives and various distinguished dignitaries were present and joined the Beating Party on the day.Beating the Bounds is an […]

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Big Curry Lunch 2019

The WCB continues to be a strong partner in the yearly Lord Mayor’s Big Curry Lunch, a huge Range Of Charity Events In Support Of The Soldiers, Veterans And Families, which has raised over £2m to-date.The WCB is also proud be supporting one of our veterans, on an individual basis. […]

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