Bakers Company

Gaelcholáiste Dhoire : Home Economics grant

Many of today’s top bakers had their interest in the craft kindled in childhood. Home Economics in a school setting can therefore be completely transformational for young people.Past Master Paul Morrow (Master Baker 2018-19) on behalf of the Benevolent Fund of the Worshipful Company of Bakers, and The Honourable The Irish Society are delighted to support […]

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New Bakers at the July Court

Guest Speaker Philip Serrell in action The Master, Wardens, Court and Company met at Bakers’ Hall for the July Court Dinner.The Guest Speaker was Celebrity Antiques dealer Philip Serrell.Earlier in the day, 8 new Freemen were welcomed to the Company, and 8 Freemen joined the Livery. The Bakers may be the second oldest livery company, […]

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The King’s Birthday Honours

Past Master Patrick Wilkins MBE Court Assistant Sir Nick Lyons Liveryman Lesley Wild CBE Not one, not two, but three Bakers were honoured in the King’s Birthday Honours list.Past Master Patrick Wilkins was appointed MBE, for services to St. Paul’s Cathedral, LondonLiveryman Lesley Wild was appointed CBE, for services to Business and Trade. Lately Chair, […]

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Inter-Livery Rifle Day

Inter-Livery Rifle Shooting Day, Friday 7th June 2024 Fellowship is at the heart of the Livery Movement.  Returning for its 10th Anniversary year at the Bisley Ranges, the Inter-Livery Rifle Shooting Day draws together some 16 teams from across the livery, expertly organised by Past Master Baker Colin Sach and his team. Suitable for entrants at […]

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CBA Business Day 2024

5th June saw a variety of trade members of the Company head to the Craft Bakers’ Association BusinessDay2024.The morning’s AGM saw Past Master Baker Patrick Wilkins handing over the Presidency of the Association after a successful year at the helm.An invaluable networking opportunity for bakers at all stages of their careers, the day showcases the […]

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A soggy Ride Around the City

Rain and all round sogginess did not stop prevent Lord Mayor Alderman Michael Mainelli and Sheriff Bronek Masojada this morning, on their Ride Around the City raising funds for the Sheriffs & Recorders’ Fund. They were accompanied by members of the HAC and supporters. At Bakers Hall, the riding party were received by the Master, […]

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Rain & Royalty

Each year, the King invites around 30,000 guests to the gardens of Buckingham Palace or the Palace of Holyrood, to celebrate those whom have made a positive impact in their community.This year, the Master Baker Charles Joseph and his Consort Victoria were invited to the Palace on 21st May, where they were joined by the […]

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The Bakers and City Harvest

Charity has always been at the heart of Livery Companies, with the combined Livery Movement donating an incredible £75,000,000 per annum to a wide range of charities.The Benevolent Fund of the Worshipful Company of Bakers has recently agreed a donation to City Harvest London, joining around 60 other Livery Companies in supporting this important cause. City […]

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In Celebration of Scottish Bakers

Baking is a truly international industry, with bakers to be found the world over.Recently, our Master Baker and his Consort travelled up to Glasgow for the Scottish Bakers’ Annual Conference & Awards Weekend, including the award of the coveted Scottish Baker of the Year Award.This lively event celebrates the continuing success of the Scottish Baking […]

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Tasting the future at the National Bakery School

The Bakers is proud to support LSBU National Bakery School. Last week our Clerk and Events Manager were invited to patisserie assessments, to see (and taste!) the product of years of hard work.Each student had to produce an afternoon tea, featuring a tart, mousse, a verrine, a choux pastry, a vegan dessert and a sandwich, […]

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