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02.07.18 John Kendall

Invitation to a private viewing of “Wings 100” Art by Jeremy Houghton Monday 9th July 2018

To mark the centenary of the Royal Air Force, artist Jeremy Houghton has been tracking down and sketching the remaining airmen who flew in Spitfires, Hurricanes and Lancasters during WWII. He has created many evocative sketches of those involved, which […]


22.05.18   Mark Broadbent

Ascot Landau takes centre stage at royal wedding

Coachmakers who watched the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will have noticed the happy couple travel through Windsor in an open top carriage. The carriage used was an Ascot Landau; so named as they were built for […]

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10.05.18   The Clerk

Shrieval Election 2018

This year’s Common Hall and the Shrieval Election in Guildhall will be held on Monday 25th June. There are four candidates and therefore there will be a contested election. To give all the candidates a fair hearing their election addresses […]

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20.04.18   Ben Griffiths

Historic Livery Companies of the City of London Mark Royal Air Force Centenary with Guildhall Banquet and Exhibition of British Aircraft and Engines

By the 1st April 2018, the first independent air force in the world, The Royal Air Force, had given the United Kingdom and the free world 100 years of Service. To mark this anniversary, the Worshipful Company of Coachmakers and […]

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21.03.18   Ali Taylor

Women in Engineering

If, among your friends or relations, you know a young woman in her final year of school (or on a gap year) who is planning to go to university to read a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths) subject, please alert her to this valuable scholarship and send her the link.

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22.12.17   John Kendall

New Bells for St James Garlickhythe

St James Garlickhythe gained new bells in 2013. The story is told in a documentary video.

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22.12.17   John Kendall

Coachmakers Christmas Service

The Christmas Service at St James Garlickhythe on 14th December was captured on video.

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21.11.17   John Kendall

The Man Behind the Spitfire

Who was R.J. Mitchell and how can we properly assess his contribution to aviation? These were just some of the questions that Master Coachmaker Tony Edwards set out to answer in his lecture, “R. J. Mitchell, the Spitfire and the Battle of Britain.”

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