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03.10.18 Graham Cole CBE

Master’s message October 2018

Following my installation on 3rd September at St James Garlickhythe, I had the honour to address Past Masters, Wardens, fellow Coachmakers and their distinguished guests at the dinner which followed at Tallow Chandlers Hall. For those who were unable to […]


03.10.18   The Clerk

Clerk’s notes October 2018

With the first month of the new Livery Year under our new Master, Graham Cole CBE, the first major Livery event of the year is the Coachmakers’ Aerospace Industry Dinner at Clothworkers’ Hall on Tuesday 13th November 2018. Follow this […]

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03.10.18   Emma Wilding

A promotion for Craft Freeman Emma

Apprentice Emma Wilding been promoted to Vehicle Safety Engineer on the Jaguar Land Rover Higher Apprenticeship Scheme. “While working as an apprentice at Jaguar Land Rover, I got involved with the Coachmakers in 2016, helping to promote the JLR Coachmaker […]

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03.10.18   Tony Sparks

A day with Commando Helicopter Force

48 hours after his election as our new Master, Graham Cole found himself back on familiar turf at the Landowners’ Day at Merryfield where a select band of Coachmakers were invited to join local farmers for a thrilling Merlin helicopter […]

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03.10.18   Graham Cole CBE

London Remembers WW1

On 1st September the new Master and Pat, his wife, attended their first event – London Remembers WW1. The Reserve Forces and Cadets’ Association for Greater London held the commemorative Drumhead Service at the Royal Hospital Chelsea to commemorate the […]

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24.09.18   John Kendall

New Master targets support for apprentices and encouragement of innovation in industry

A new Master Coachmaker was elected by the Livery at the beginning of September, when Graham Cole CBE succeeded Tony Edwards. Graham, who has served as Senior Warden for the past year was installed in a service at St James […]

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09.08.18   Sharon Pink

Brownies aim for the skies with new Girlguiding aviation badge

All Coachmakers will be delighted to hear that the Brownies has launched an aviation badge as part of a wide-ranging campaign to encourage more girls to train as pilots. Launched in conjunction with EasyJet, this new badge is part of […]

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01.08.18   The Master Tony Edwards

Summer Court Dinner onboard HQS Wellington – 19th July

The weather was kind – not too hot – and following the drinks reception on the quarter deck, the dinner proceeded apace and included the presentation of awards to our four affiliated military units. State-of-the-nation addresses were made by the […]

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