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12.12.19 The Clerk

Clerk’s Notes – December 2019

As I write this last edition of Clerk’s Notes for 2019, the Earth hurtles silently through space on a track pre-determined by the forces of nature. The country meanwhile hurtles towards an uncertain future determined by goodness-knows-what but as the […]


12.12.19   Mark Broadbent

A splendid day of tradition

The Worshipful Company of Coachmakers and Coach Harness Makers successfully contributed to the splendid day of tradition and pageantry at this year’s Lord Mayor’s Show. Brilliantly organised by Steward Richard Robinson, members who attended enjoyed a relaxing, jovial and atmospheric […]

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12.12.19   Lesley Upham

Remember an advert in The Coachmaker when planning your marketing budget

For those of you setting budgets for next year, please do remember to add a line for an advert in The Coachmaker 2020-21. You will have noticed that this year more companies than ever have placed advertisements in this unique […]

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12.12.19   Julian Leach

A private tour of the Royal Yacht Britannia

  On a Sunday afternoon in October, 17 Coachmakers and their guests gathered at Ocean Terminal in Leith, Edinburgh. Most were billeted aboard Fingal, a former Northern Lighthouse Board ship used to service the lighthouses around Scotland and ferry lighthouse […]

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12.12.19   Alastair Boyes

Join us for the Inter-Livery clay pigeon shoot

The annual inter livery clay pigeon shoot took place at the prestigious Holland and Holland shooting ground on 16th May. The event took place over two days with a series of challenging targets presented, including the excellent team flush. Overall […]

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12.12.19   Lesley Upham

Livery welcomes new members

At the Aerospace Industry Dinner held at the Clothworkers’ Hall in November we welcomed six new members who were clothed in the Livery.   David Connor lives in Harpenden with his wife Sophie. He studied aerospace engineering at Solihull College […]

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12.12.19   Scott Roberts

A Liveryman on the Silk Road

It had been a long journey so far – two months on the road. Fatigued and weary from weeks at high altitude, I reached a gap in the mountain pass and pulled in. I lifted my visor, got off my […]

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11.11.19   Lesley Upham

The Master and fellow Coachmakers parade in the Lord Mayor’s Show

For those of you who were unable to make the journey to London to watch this year’s Lord Mayor’s Show, the whole event was broadcast live on BBC1 and can now be viewed on BBC iPlayer. There is great footage […]

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