Victoria Mejevitch (left in photo) won a Tallow Chandlers Cass MBA Award in 2005. Now a Liveryman of the Company, Ms Mejevitch gave an entertaining speech at the Past Award Winners Supper on 24 September. On her right is Miss Polina Zabelina, past winner of a BP Technologist award. Other guests included past recipients from Barts […]
Over 70 people attended a luncheon on 23 April to celebrate current recipients of our awards, bursaries and scholarships. They included students from schools and universities, headteachers, parents and special guests. We were fortunate to have as speaker Mr David Jarrett, Freeman and former Headmaster of Reed’s School. Pictured is Mr Joseph Simeon, a star pupil from […]
Flt Lt Chris Phyo of 206(R) Squadron was the first recipient of our Flight Test Award. The Master presented the award on 13 March 2015 at a Squadron dinner held at Tallow Chandlers’ Hall.
Our annual supper for recipients of bursaries at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry was held on 10 March. The bursaries support medical students during their year of intercalation. All ten of this year’s students attended, including Stavros Eftychiou, the recipient of the Ensor Zochonis Award, whose intercalated degree is in molecular therapeutics. This award […]
We are extremely grateful to the Master of the Tallow Chandlers’ Company for championing our cause. Early funding from the Company helped to establish a life-changing employability service that has assisted over 421 ex-Service personnel with disabilities into paid employment since 2010. Your support has also enabled us to leverage £60,000 from other Livery Companies […]
Captain Nigel Jaxon, Reservist with the 170 Engineer Group, has completed three tours of Afghanistan. The work of Captain Jaxon’s team on reconstruction in Kabul and Helmand has made a significant humanitarian contribution. He excelled in working with civilian contractors, helping them develop the capacity to deliver their own infrastructure. The Lady Mayoress, Mrs Alan […]
Outstanding young apprentices and technologists from BP attended an Awards Luncheon at the Hall on 20 November. Mr Bernard Looney, BP’s Chief Operating Officer – Production, was a special guest along with the Lady Mayoress, Mrs Alan Yarrow, who presented the awards. The overall winners were Mr Andy Boothby from Bruce Platform (apprentice) and Mr Christopher […]
The annual Tallow Chandlers Awards to participants on FOSFA (Federation of Oils, Seeds and Fats Associations) residential courses were presented at a Hall luncheon on 16th October 2014. Dignitaries from FOSFA International, including President Mr Martin Farrow, were in attendance. A presentation was also made to Mr James Wood, one of the Company’s first […]
Recipients of Tallow Chandlers awards, bursaries and scholarships from the 1980s to the present day were invited to Supper at the Hall, generously sponsored by Freeman Tracey Rogers. Forty-five past recipients attended, including Mr Alex Lintott (Apprentice) and Mr William Moffett (Liveryman) who entertained the guests with a few words about his own experience of winning […]
Our first two fish frying apprenticeships begin this year as part of a Livery Companies Apprenticeship Scheme pilot. The successful applicants are Amanda Holt and James Wood, both from Lancashire.