News Archive 2022

  • Brewers' Company Award to Royal Lancer

    Brewers' Company Award to Royal Lancer

    16 May 2022

    On Friday 29 April the Clerk to the Brewers' Company, Nick Tindal, was delighted to belatedly present the Brewers' Company Award 2021 to Cpl Bragg of the Royal Lancers.

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  • A Rejuvenating Spring Term for our Schools

    A Rejuvenating Spring Term for our Schools

    10 May 2022

    On 26 April the Master Brewer hosted a reception at the Guildhall for prefects from Aldenham and Dame Alice Owen’s Schools.

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  • A Feast of Brewers

    A Feast of Brewers

    06 May 2022

    On Thursday 28 April the Court of the Brewers’ Company met and, among other business, approved the accounts of the Company and its charities for 2021. This clears the way for distributions from the Company’s charities totalling over £1.6 million to be made in 2022.

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  • Easter Bulletin from the Lord Mayor 2022

    Easter Bulletin from the Lord Mayor 2022

    21 April 2022

    The Lord Mayor of London shares his Easter bulletin with the Livery.

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  • The Lord Mayor's Platinum Jubilee Big Curry Lunch

    The Lord Mayor's Platinum Jubilee Big Curry Lunch

    13 April 2022

    On Thursday 7 April the Brewers’ Company Clerk attended the Lord Mayor’s Platinum Jubilee Big Curry Lunch at the Guildhall.

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  • The 78th United Guilds Service

    The 78th United Guilds Service

    05 April 2022

    On Friday 1 April the Master, Wardens and Liverymen of the Brewers’ Company attended the 78th United Guilds Service at St Paul’s Cathedral.

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  • The Virtual Tap Room Reopens

    The Virtual Tap Room Reopens

    31 March 2022

    Our members returned to the virtual Tap Room last week for the opportunity to come together and sample some wonderful beers with friends.

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  • Beneficiaries' Lunch 2022

    Beneficiaries' Lunch 2022

    15 March 2022

    On 10 March the Court to the Brewers’ Company approved (subject to audit) the distribution of £1,328,910 to the beneficiaries of the Dame Alice Owen Foundation – Dame Alice Owen’s School in Potters Bar and educational programmes in Islington – for the academic year 2022-23.

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  • Brewers' Lecutres 2022

    Brewers' Lecutres 2022

    11 March 2022

    On 22 February the Master Brewer visited Dame Alice Owen and Aldenham Schools to deliver the annual Brewers’ Lectures to Sixth Form students.

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  • National Brewery Heritage Trust Update

    National Brewery Heritage Trust Update

    28 February 2022

    In spite of the continued disruption and uncertainty surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic, 2021 was a busy and successful year for the National Brewery Heritage Trust.

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  • Happy birthday Brewers!

    Happy birthday Brewers!

    22 February 2022

    22 February 2022 is the 584th birthday of the Brewers’ Company. But why this date? In this article, our Archivist tells us about our first charter, granted on 22 February 1438, explains what a charter is and why they are so important.

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  • A Lunch Fit For Brewers

    A Lunch Fit For Brewers

    09 February 2022

    It was a pleasure to welcome our Liverymen and their guests to a Livery Luncheon in the lovely surroundings of Grocers’ Hall this week.

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  • The Extraordinary Story of Company Three

    The Extraordinary Story of Company Three

    14 January 2022

    In 2021 the Dame Alice Owen Foundation, the largest charity administered by the Brewers’ Company, concluded twenty years of funding for Company Three (formerly Islington Community Theatre). This is their extraordinary story.

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  • Charitable Distributions 2021/22

    Charitable Distributions 2021/22

    07 January 2022

    The Brewers’ Company is Trustee to eleven charities and several of these made distributions over the Christmas and new year period.

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