The Members' Area is now available. Sorry for the delay. Not all features are available yet but more will appear over the next few days and weeks. You are able to update the contact details the Office holds for you. If you are a Carmen and you have not registered in the Members' Area, you can do so in the Members' Area. Please visit the site and have a look. … [Read more...] about Members’ Area available
Carmen and their guests witnessed our new Master Nicholas Kenneth Laister, ‘Nick”, Senior Warden, Andrew Turner and Junior Warden, make their pledge at St Stephen Walbrook on the 20th October 2021. The Master Carman, Peter Cordrey, and Carman Consort, his wife Carol, led the procession following the Standard Bearer and Beadle from Grocers Hall to the combined installation … [Read more...] about Installation
Carmen and their guests witnessed our new Master, Nicholas Kenneth Laister ("Nick"); Senior Warden, Andrew Turner; and Junior Warden, Iain Golder, make their pledge at St Stephen Walbrook on the 20th October 2021. We also warmly welcomed: Court Assistants Allison Kemp and Vince Dignam who attended their first court meeting on installation day. Our newest Carmen members who … [Read more...] about Welcome
The winners of two Carmen Awards, Sonya Byers and Liveryman Clive Warcup MBE, were presented with their awards by our new Master, Nick Laister, at the Installation lunch. Sonya Byers CEO of and representing Women in Transport, founder and director of Shadowcast Consulting since 2013, was presented with the Carmen 2020 special award for her inspirational work and making a … [Read more...] about And the winner is ?
Every year the Master nominates 1 or more characters to support throughout their year as Master. This is in addition to any support you may be giving directly to the ben trust and heritage trust. This year any funds raised by the company will be given to two very deserving charities. Nick has chosen Beyond Food Foundation and Brigade Bar+Kitchen which helps in providing … [Read more...] about This year’s Charities
£102,500 A staggering amount of money paid out in grants. £25,000.00 donated to help build a speech and language room. £24,000.00 donated to help young people into work. Only possible with your help. 25k over two years to Aldgate School to assist with the cost of building a speech and language room for the benefit of students. The Trust has met the cost of 300 secondary … [Read more...] about Benevolent trust in action.
The Carmen are about to start on a programme of educating students from the London area about transport and logistics, the history of London and the role of a livery company, on behalf of the Carmen Heritage Trust. To achieve our vision we have ordered two state of the art display screens, to assist with educating our future transport and logistics personnel. We will soon … [Read more...] about Education
Carmen celebrated the opportunity to meet together in person at the Cart Marking ceremony on Saturday 18 September in Guildhall Yard. Normally held in July each year, this was the first time that the event could be staged since the onset of the Coronavirus pandemic. Although this year in the autumn, spectators were treated to a day of full sunshine; so much so that a number … [Read more...] about Cart Marking 18 September 2021
Insert Board meeting picture The Worshipful Company of Carmen Benevolent Trust CIO (‘The Trust’ - Registered Charity No. 1164687) is how the Livery demonstrates its commitment to benevolence and its support for the industries which employ carmen. In common with all City Livery Companies, Carmen have a long tradition of helping those in need. Originally intended … [Read more...] about What is the Carmen Benevolent Trust?
Meet fellow Carmen on line for a virtual Cheese and Wine Tasting event. Everything you need for our “Stay at home” cheese and wine tasting experience will be sent to you. More details can be found here in due course. … [Read more...] about Virtual Cheese and Wine Tasting
Our Mansion House Banquet is the highlight of the Carmen’s year. Members are formally greeted by the Master Carman, Consort, Wardens and their partners and gather in fellowship for a drinks reception before dining in the splendour of the Egyptian Hall, a grand room seating up to 350, accompanied by music. At this event we showcase our transport awards which cover many aspects … [Read more...] about Mansion House Dinner 10 March 2020
TRANSPORT THROUGH THE AGES Our next Cart Marking Ceremony is on Saturday 10th July 2021 starting from Smithfield Market at 10:30 in Guildhall Yard in the heart of the City of London. Cart Marking is free spectator event and the second largest in the city of London after The Lord Mayor’s Show. You will see a selection of some of the most interesting and finest vehicles … [Read more...] about Cart Marking
Thirst Thursday. On the first Thursday of each month @18:00 enjoy a social get together with Carmen friends with a glass or two of something nice. No one will be judging you! For joining details, please go to the Members area of the website. … [Read more...] about Thirst Thursday
The Annual Dinner for partners of Court members took place on Wednesday 25 September 2019 in the magnificent Leathersellers' Hall. This was the Master and his partner's final Company event to thank everyone for the support they have been given throughout the year. Below are a few photographs of the memorable evening. … [Read more...] about Court Partners’ Dinner 25 September 2019
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