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The Kings Book of Heroes

The names of all those York people who lost their lives in the First World War are recorded in the Kings Book of Heroes and have been read out across the City in the run-up to the 100th anniversary of the Armistice.   The Master and Clerk read our portion out at the Railway Memorial on 29th […]

Waggon Plays – 2018

The 2018 staging of the York Mystery Plays returned to pageant wagons which promenaded through the city streets in September. The event, presented by the York Festival Trust and Guilds of York, requires the participation of hundreds including the Master and Court members who escorted our waggon to the four stations. The Company of Cordwainers’ […]

Visiting the Mouseman’s Workshop

The Master’s first social event during his year of office was a visit to Robert Thompson craftsmen in Kilburn. Robert Thompson was a British furniture maker who was born and lived in Kilburn, North Yorkshire.  There he set up a business manufacturing oak furniture, which featured a carved mouse on almost every piece. This was […]