David Stringer-Lamarre, a member of the Court of the Worshipful Company of Glaziers and Painters of Glass, was very pleased to attend this Banquet within the Mansion House. The Glaziers is an ancient Livery Company of the City of London, whose origins are ‘lost in the mists of time’. The earliest record of existence is 1328.
The Rt Honourable the Lord Mayor Alderman Dr Andrew Parmley spoke of the importance of the City of London, education and future talent.
The Master Glazier, Alderman Sir David Wootton, thanked the Lord Mayor for welcoming Glaziers and their guests and spoke of the importance of the professional aspects of the Glaziers and the charitable activities.
The Principal Guest was The Rt Hon. Lord Hall of Birkenhead CBE, Director-General of the BBC, previously Chief Executive of the Royal Opera House.
Image. The Rt Honourable the Lord Mayor Alderman Dr Andrew Parmley and David Stringer-Lamarre