Saturday, February 15, 2020

Choosing Dinner 2020 - Picture Gallery

Edward Mallinson has kindly provided a range of photographs of our Dinner on Friday. Here is a selection. More captions will be added eventually!






Diana Mallinson and Colin Russell



Visitor Ian Macpherson MBE of the Maltmen, President Aileen Brodie of the 
Association of Deacons 



Deacon John Brown (Incorporation of Masons), Dr & Mrs Robin G C McKinlay,
Preses of the Grand Antiquity Society. 




Deacon Professor Bruce Wood of the Hammermen, who "visited" the dinner.



Collector Brian McAlinden CBE and Late Deacon Professor Ewan MacDonald OBE




Lady and Lord Levene, Deacon Bergman, Maurice Corry MSP and the Hon. Mrs Steuart-Corry





















Sunday, February 9, 2020

Choosing Dinner a great success!

Deacon Bergman presided over a most successful Choosing Dinner on Friday, greatly enjoyed by all the guests.


Deacon Bergman with the Guest Speakers and their wives:
left to right: Lady Levene, Lord Levene, Deacon Bergman, Maurice Corry MSP, The Hon. Mrs Juliet Steuart-Corry


Guests awaiting the arrival of the Top Table.


Photographs by Edward Mallinson

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Choosing Dinner - Prizes!

Our Choosing Dinner is two days away - I hope you have all booked your tickets! We need plenty of prizes for the Raffle so please bring something if you can!


Body and Sole thanked

A lovely tweet today from Haghill Primary School, thanking us for boots for their football team.

https://twitter.com/i/status/1224983300793565184


Friday, January 24, 2020

Worshipful Company of Pattenmakers

Deacon Bergman represented the Incorporation at the Mansion House Banquet of the Worshipful Company of Pattenmakers on Thursday evening.


Saturday, January 18, 2020

Choosing Dinner - February 7th - less than three weeks away!

Deacon's Choosing Dinner - February 7th 2020: Deacon Bergman has arranged a wonderful evening for us. The Guest Speakers are former Lord Mayor of London, The Lord Levene of Portsoken KBE, and Maurice Corry TD MSP.
Tickets are available now from the Clerk, Tom Monteith.

Less than three weeks to get your tickets! We look forward to welcoming our opposite numbers from all over Scotland, as well as York and London as well as our dear friends from the Zunft zu Schuhmachern of Basel. Our Swiss friends are our most loyal supporters and are always a great feature of our dinners. They have entertained many Cordiners over the years at their own spectacular Guild Weekend in the early summer.









Friday, December 20, 2019

Deacon in Nitshill

Deacon Bergman, with ExDeacon Dr Iain Lennox and Liam Entwistle, visited St Bernard's Primary, Nitshill on Wednesday, to present a cheque for £8000 to PEPASS (Physical Education, Physical Activity & School Sport) on behalf of Body and Sole.



The Cordiners have in the current year given £30000 in footwear to encourage physical activity in children and young people.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Annual Choosing Dinner - February 7th 2020

ANNUAL CHOOSING DINNER - February 7th 2020
Invitation letters for our Choosing Dinner went out today by email (or post to whose for whom we do not have email addresses). Deacon Bergman has arranged a wonderful evening for us with fine food and wines, heraldry, musical entertainment and stellar speakers:. The Guest Speakers are former Lord Mayor of London, Baron Levene of Portsoken KBE, and Maurice Corry TD MSP, MSP for the West of Scotland.
Tickets are available now from the Clerk, Tom Monteith


Lord Levene is a former Chairman of Lloyds of London and was the 671st Lord Mayor of London.



Maurice Corry TD MSP, MSP for the West of Scotland.



Mastercourt Meeting 10th December 2019

At its Mastercourt meeting this evening, the Cordiners carried forwards its plans to develop our "Body and Sole" initiative, providing footwear to needy children for sport, outdoor activities and ballet. We have a presentation event coming up shortly which will provide more detail on this, our own very exciting project.
In addition, the Cordiners agreed to support three wonderful local charities: the Glasgow City Mission, K.I.N.D (Scotland), and the Appeal by the Glasgow Disabled Scouts for a major rebuild of their lodge at Auchengillan. https://www.glasgowdisabledscouts.org/glengoyne/



Choosing Dinner 2020 - Picture Gallery

Edward Mallinson has kindly provided a range of photographs of our Dinner on Friday. Here is a selection. More captions will be added eventu...