The Worshipful Company of Fruiterers News
10th September 2018
Winner of the Historic Houses/Christie’s “Garden of the Year 2018” - The Garden at Miserden. On arrival at Miserden, the Fruiterers were greeted by Mr Nicholas Wills and his father Major Tom Wills and invited to enjoy a most welcome cup of coffee in the beautiful home of the Wills family.
1st September 2018
The Master and Mistress joined Masters and Clerks from other Livery Companies, together with representatives from every London Borough and senior members of the British, Commonwealth, French and German Forces at a Drumhead Service in the grounds of the Royal Hospital, Chelsea on Saturday 1st September 2018 to commemorate the actions of the London Divisions during the final Hundred Days Offensive of the First World War.
21st August 2018
While on holiday in Guernsey the current Master had the great good fortune to meet Past Master Mike Tanguy, a Guernsey resident, born and bred. Mike is a Jurat and it was a real privilege for the Master to hear exactly the meaning of this title. Guernsey’s legal system is totally different from the UK’s where juries are selected from the general populace, however well or badly fitted to the task they may be.
27th July 2018
This year the Master and Mistress, John and Mavis, welcomed Fellow Liverymen and their families and friends to join them for a “Master’s Event” on the borders of Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire. The visit contrasted busy Oxford City Centre with the Chiltern Hills, known locally as simply “The Chilterns”, which were designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in 1965
25th June 2018
Monday 25th June 2018 was one of the “hottest” summer’s days for many years but the “heat” did not deter liverymen in their droves from attending Guildhall, for Common Hall where this year’s Shrieval Election, was “hotly” contested with four candidates for the two posts.