WCoFF Event News Desk

    Article Added: 06 Sep 2018

    The inaugural National Fire Fighter Games took place at the Crystal Palace National Sports Centre and was  organised by the London Fire Brigade, Essex Fire and Rescue Service and supported by the Worshipful Company.  I attended the event with the Massey Shaw Education Trust to promote the newly formed Marine Fire Cadet Unit which also is supported by the Worship Company and the Trust. ...

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    Article Added: 19 Aug 2018

    Upcoming events hosted by London Fire Brigade museum - Memorial Hall opening & photographic exhibition. Exclusive access to London’s fallen firefighters memorial As part of Historic England’s Immortalised exhibition at The Workshop London, London Fire Brigade Museum is opening the Memorial Hall at 8 Albert Embankment for a special event. This a rare opportunity for visitors to ...

    Exclusive access to London’s fallen firefighters memorial

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    Article Added: 05 Jul 2018

    Past Master and Almoner Peter Cowland reports that, whilst on holiday in Josselin, France in June last year he became ill with what was later diagnosed to be angina. Luckily one of the friends he was staying with was a retired surgeon who “sorted him out”.  On his return to the UK he underwent double heart by-pass surgery at Harefield Hospital in November 2017. Returning t ...


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    Article Added: 01 Jun 2018

    The Master recently attended the Brigantes breakfast which was held at the Royal Armouries in Leeds. The breakfast (which is actually a lunch - go figure!) is intended mainly for the benefit of Liverymen of City Companies who live in the north of England, but was supported by the attendance of many Masters. Approximately 400 Liverymen were in attendance. The Brigantes were an ancient tribe who co ...

    Brigantes breakfast held at the Royal Armouries

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    Article Added: 14 May 2018

    At the invitation of the Worshipful Company of Basketmakers the Mistress Firefighter Lesley Mansfield recently attended a one-day course on basket making at the Dutch Church, Austin Friars, in Broad Street Ward. After instruction and some basket making using wicker, all present were entertained with an excellent lunch and afternoon tea. It was a splendid day although, Lesley suspects she might s ...

    one-day course on basket making

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    Article Added: 22 Feb 2018

    The annual inter-livery pancake races took place on Shrove Tuesday, February 13th, 2018. Hosted by the Worshipful Company of Poulters the event draws a large crowd to Guildhall Yard to watch City Companies compete, wearing full regalia and customised aprons. Alas, the day was bitterly cold and wet so, with treacherous conditions underfoot, Health and Safety kicked in, limiting the “races&rd ...

    Inter-Livery Pancake Races – Guildhall Yard

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