Prospective / New Members' Evening 2021

7th September 2021

Following the success of previous Prospective / New Members’ Evenings, arrangements were made by Maggie Macaulay and Sue Handy from the Membership and Communications Committee to hold a further event this year on Tuesday 7th September 2021 at Watermen’s Hall, St Mary at Hill, City of London.

This popular evening attracted a total of over forty attendees split almost fifty – fifty Fruiterers and guests.

Chairman of the Membership and Communications Committee Liveryman Rupert Hargreaves introduced Past Master Will Sibley who spoke entertainingly about the many notable Fruiterers’ and City related events which he had attended and enjoyed since becoming a Fruiterer over thirty years ago.

Guest Speaker Paul Jaggers from the Worshipful Company of Information Technologists then gave an interesting talk on the many fascinating aspects of the history of Livery Companies and the City of London.

In conclusion the Master Laurence Olins spoke about becoming a member of the Fruiterers Company and thanked Ian Michell of Flamingo Produce Ltd for donating the beautiful Flower arrangements together with Liveryman Peter Thomas for the magnificent basket of fruit which was on display and had been donated by Prescott Thomas Ltd