Message from the Master
The Master thanks all those Bowyers who have generously expressed their support in his recent bereavement of Althea. He, and the family, have been overwhelmed by the kindness of so many people, and by the attendance of so many Bowyers among the 300 who came to the funeral, stayed for the reception - and in accordance with Althea's wishes - danced!
The Reverend John Hayton TD, - Master Bowyer
The Installation of the new Master Bowyer, Thursday 17 July 2014
On a beautifully sunny and warm day the Rev John Hayton TD was installed as the Master Bowyer for the next two years at St Botolph's without Bishopsgate. The good weather facilitated the taking of photographs in the churchyard before and after the ceremony and the sun streaming through the Bowyers' window added greatly to the close links the Company now has with the church...Read more
Bowyers' History MA Scholarship at King's College London, Monday 15th September 2014
The Bowyers' Company entered a new phase in its relationship with King's College London this year by awarding a £2,000 MA Scholarship in the History Department. The first recipient was Anna Triay, whose award was announced at the Department's MA Welcome Evening on September 15th. Dr Adam Sutcliffe, Head of History, expressed the College's gratitude to the Bowyers for funding the Scholarship, and paid tribute to Anna as the best MA candidate graduating in the Department at KCL that year.
The Master Bowyer, John Hayton, welcomed Anna as the first recipient of the Bowyers' Scholarship, and in a warm and witty little speech also presented her with a plaque with the Bowyers' Coat of Arms and (for bedtime reading) a book on the Battle of Agincourt, an event deeply entwined with the Bowyers' history and whose 600th anniversary falls in 2015...Read more