Worshipful Company of Carmen

scite, cito, certe — skilfully, swiftly, surely
CART MARKING WEDNESDAY 17 JULY 2019

This year the Carmen celebrated their 502nd anniversary and annual Cart Marking Ceremony took place in Guildhall Yard commencing at 10.00am on Wednesday 17th July 2019. there were a total of 47 vehicles marked between the Master Carmen, Stephen Britt, The Rt.Hon The Lord Mayor of London Alderman Peter Estlin  and the Master Glover Rodney Jagelman. A selection of pictures from the day's event are shown below. The weather this year was once again wonderful with a mixture of sun and light clouds. After lunch in the Great Hall we had 520 people sitting down to a wonderful lunch. The Master thanked those who had been instrumental in making the event a success including the Chairman of the Cart Marking Panel, Assistant Richard Buswell, and his Committee. 

Other significant attendees included the Chief Commoner, Tom Hoffman CC, and Sheriff Liz Green. The Royal Logistic Corps were in attendance and officers and soldiers of 19 Tank Transporter Squadron RLC assisted in the running of the event with a number of Police from the City.

At the start of the ceremony the Band of 282 (East Ham) Squadron RAF Cadets formed up and gave a salute to both the Master Carman and Lord Mayor of London.

During lunch the Master presented keys to a minibus to the CEO of the OASIS Charity, Colin McGregor-Paterson on behalf of the Benevolent Trust.

He also present two awards as follows:

Carmen City of London Police Award - PC Matthew Beaumont.

The Carmen Lifetime Achievement Award - The Senior Past Master Mr Clive Birch MBE.

All pictures from this event will shortly be available in the Members' Area.



   
   
   
   
  
CLICK ON THE FOLLOWING LINK TO SEE A VIDEO OF LAST YEAR'S EVENT:



NEXT YEAR'S DATE IS WEDNESDAY 16 JULY 2020