Visit to Allington Castle 2022

25th July 2022

Fruiterers’ Visit to Allington Castle On The 25th July 2022 the immediate Past Master David Simmons together with a large number of Liverymen and their guests received a very warm welcome on arrival at Allington Castle, the home of Sir Robert Worcester.
Both the IPM and Sir Robert spoke briefly before the visitors divided into two groups and enjoyed an interesting guided tour of the Castle and gardens prior to the planting of a Victoria Plum Tree by the IPM and Sir Robert.
The IPM took the opportunity to show Sir Robert the many names engraved on the Ceremonial Spade of other residences and locations where the Fruiterers had planted trees.
With the tree planting formalities completed the group accompanied by Sir Robert adjourned to the Grand Hall where a delicious Buffet Luncheon was served.
This long-awaited visit and tree planting proved to be a most interesting and memorable occasion.

Visit and Tree Planting - Allington Castle 2022

The IPM Presents Sir Robert with a plaque to commemorate the tree planting.

The Grand Hall