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one of the chartered companies of London originating with the craft guilds

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I have a passion for engineering and wing manufacture, and the support given to me by the Livery Company and Airbus enables me to pursue the various training and qualifications needed to further enhance my knowledge and broaden my skills".
Given annually to a young Welsh person to further their caeer, it is the highest award bestowed by the Livery Company.
Before the 1540s, evidence for professional drama in London primarily involves civic drama and players being hired for specific occasions such as livery company feasts, as described by Anne Lancashire in London Civic Theatre.
17) By the seventeenth century, a Lord Mayor's Show entailed "a morning procession by the mayor and his entourage from his residence to the Guildhall, then a full civic procession to the Thames, where a fleet of barges, with livery company members in their gowns, escorted the mayor to Westminster, accompanied by vessels firing salutes and by water pageants: displays at the waterside and/or mounted on barges, with costumed actors and sometimes speeches.
The award is made by the trust fund of the Worshipful Company of Engineers, a livery company of the City--www.
Meanwhile in Dorchester Abbey, Oxfordshire, new choir stalls by Philip Koomen, and dedicated in 2012, have recently been awarded the prestigious bespoke Guild Mark by the Livery Company of the Worshipful Company of Furniture Makers, which represents Britain's Furniture Industry.
Under the new rules, livery companies must own and control licenses for livery drivers, and drivers will only be able to have a livery driver's license if they are employed by a livery company.
He was chairman of the British Shooting Sports Council from 1996 to 2002, and was a member of the Gunmakers Livery Company.
Criteria used to judge the award have been laid down by the Worshipful Company of Farriers, the livery company founded in 1605 to promote high standards in the craft of shoeing horses.
Instead of having a ready-made venue and audience, as at a livery company feast, such players also had to find a place to play and attract their own audience.
Another livery company in 1611 commissioned porters "to carry the pageant[es] and beast[es], and to haue care thereof to keep them in saffety" (MSC 3: 84, emphasis added).
Colin's prize comprising a cheque, an engraved silver-gilt medallion and a certificate, is one of more than 50 awards made annually by the Worshipful Company of Marketors, the City livery company for marketing, whose aims include the encouragement of excellence in marketing education and practice.
Apart from Peter Murray's prestigious closed-entry Architecture Club, there is a livery company, several dining clubs which foregather every second month in City livery halls and conduct slightly unhygienic rituals, proper Masonic lodges, hundreds of save this and that century's architecture societies, the private view invite lists of the multitude of architecture-related institutions and museums, groups of likeminded people which meet informally and occasionally give themselves a joke name (one was called the Philistine Fellowship) -- plus a lot more whose existence is either apocryphal or carefully hidden from the ears of the press.
The Worshipful Company of Homers is both an ancient guild and livery company and a modern London institution.
There are three groups of us, representing the Dyer's livery company (that includes me), the Vintners and the Queen.