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Below are older news stories from the Clothworkers.

Archive News

The Brussels Tapestries

As you process up the Hall’s Grand Staircase to the Livery Hall, three, stunning 18th century tapestries depicting the Biblical story of Cyrus, King of Persia surround you.

December 2014 Read more

The Arts Foundation Awards 2015

Sarat Babu receives The Clothworkers’ Foundation Award for Materials Innovation for his work using new innovations in sintering technology and the creation of materials through microscopic architecture.

January 2015 Read more

Great Twelve Quiz Night

There were ten gallant brain boxes assembled to do battle against the rest of the Great Twelve. The field looked formidable.

December 2014 Read more

Magical Taxi Tour

Organised annually by the Worshipful Company of Hackney Carriage Drivers, this is a unique charity event which takes sick children on a trip of a lifetime to Disneyland, Paris.

January 2015 Read more

Liveryman, Lucy Rawson, completes the New York Marathon

We had a fantastic 4 days in New York running the marathon on day 3. It was a very cold and windy day (apparently with the wind chill factor - the coldest NY marathon to date).

December 2014 Read more

NCVO Trustee Conference 2014

Thanks to the Clothworkers I recently went to the Trustee Conference organised by the NCVO (National Council for Voluntary Organisations) and BWB, a City law firm. The conference launched Trustees Week, and attracted more than 350 delegates from char

December 2014 Read more

Inter Livery Clay Pigeon Shoot

This year's Inter-Livery Clay Pigeon Shoot is to be held on 20th May in West London. Our team captain, Charlie Houston, is looking for new recruits.

January 2015 Read more

Profitable outcome for Foundation and Cockpit Arts

Since 2012 the Foundation has collaborated with Cockpit Arts (a social enterprise that incubates creative-businesses for designer-makers) to offer six 'Cockpit Arts/Clothworkers' Foundation Awards' to recent textiles graduates.

December 2014 Read more

Vision Aid Overseas and Ebola

In July 2012 we awarded £366,000 (via the Proactive Grants Programme) to Vision Aid Overseas (VAO) following a competitive tender process for a project which focused on visual impairment in Africa.

December 2014 Read more

100 Objects: Kairos

Theresa Nguyen's new addition to our plate collection was inspired by nature and the many teasels about the Hall.

January 2015 Read more

Theatre Royal Plymouth wins inaugural Clothworkers' theatre award

The first Clothworkers' Foundation theatre award was presented to the Theatre Royal Plymouth at the UK Theatre Awards on Sunday 19th October.

December 2014 Read more

Who's Who in the City Common Councilmen

The Court of Common Council is the City of London’s primary decision-making body, focusing on reports of committees, motions and members’ questions.  In 2013, two of our Liverymen were elected members.

April 2016 Read more

Launch of Charity Governance Awards

The Company, working with our charity governance partners, NPC, Reach and Prospectus, has launched a new set of awards focused on charity governance. There is a £5,000 prize. If you are a trustee – could your charity enter?

November 2015 Read more

Magical Taxi Tour Breakfast send-off

An early start for the Master when he attended Magical Taxi Tour Big Breakfast send-off in September.

November 2015 Read more

Rob West Sea Breeam Challenge

Rob West completes an epic challenge with its roots to a few beers in a Victoria pub in mid-August 2013!

November 2015 Read more