Die Zunft zur Schmiden von Zurich

Every three years The Cutlers of London get together with our Swiss cousins, Die Zunft zur Schmiden von Zurich for a weekend of fellowship and entertainment. This year it was our turn to play host and a packed few days … Read More

Family Boat Trip – 11 September

On 11 September the Cutlers Sexcentenary Family Boat trip took place. We were blessed with a cloudless blue sky and warm sun which made the trip down the Thames (from  Westminster Pier to the Thames Barrier) that much more enjoyable for all. … Read More

A report from Boot Scholar Polly Bryans

Polly Bryans sent us this report about her work in Hong Kong at the end of January 2015 . “It has been just over four months since I left England to travel to Hong Kong. My time here is going … Read More

HMS Enterprise

All at Cutlers are very proud of our links with HM Armed Forces. Our particular link with the Royal Navy is with HMS Enterprise, which is not part of Starfleet Command but a naval survey ship. We had enjoyed this … Read More

Cutlery for Hospices

All 110 Livery Companies give money and support each year to various charities, which often are connected with training and education. Some indeed, like the Carpenters’ Company have their own

Five new Freemen

Many congratulations to Claire Chaplin, Caroline Long, Laurence Pearce, Ian Sabin, and Stephen Cooper, all of whom were admitted to the Company as Freemen on the 18th February 2015. All have close connexions with the Company: Claire is a daughter … Read More

New Freeman: Alasdair Abercrombie-Barnett

Warm congratulations to Alasdair Abercrombie-Barnett, currently our most recent member, who was admitted as a Freeman of the Company at the Court meeting on the 21st January 2015. Alasdair works for PWC dealing with mergers and acquisitions, particularly in connection … Read More


Six members of the Company spend a day with 3PWRR (aka the 3rd Battalion, The Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment) on the 18th October 2014, along with representatives of the

Wine Committee Visit to Portugal

Seven members of the Wine Committee, accompanied by five wives, visited Porto and Pinhão in Portugal between the 8th–11th October 2014. The purpose was to find out more about the process of producing vintage The grapes that are used to … Read More

HH Judge Nicholas Hilliard QC

We are delighted to congratulate HH Judge Nicholas Hilliard QC, the Common Serjeant of London and Honorary Liveryman of the Cutlers’ Company, on his appointment as the next Recorder of London. Judge Hilliard will succeed HH Judge Brian Barker QC … Read More