Prospective Members’ Evening

Want to know more about the Merchant Company? Come along to a virtual presentation on Tuesday 15th June at 5.45pm for 6.00pm.  You will hear from our members who will provide an overview and learn more about the benefits of membership including: Becoming a member of the most prestigious business group in the capital  Networking with business […]

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“Rethinking Organisational Diversity…” with David Sole

Tuesday 8th June 5.45pm for 6.00pm With more and more organisations embarking on diversity programmes today, this talk will explain why it’s essential to understand what that truly means and the various benefits that a diverse workforce (or membership) can have on organisational performance and outcomes. This event will give our members, their friends and professional […]

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Gin Tasting

Friday 14th May, 6.15pm for 6.30pm start. Following on from the success of our festive Wine and Cheese Tasting and subsequent requests from the membership we have arranged a Gin Tasting to get us ready for these light spring and summer nights.  This tasting event is being run by Ian Macleod Distillers, a Scottish, family-owned […]

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Murder, Cold Cases and Lessons in Communication

Date: 8th April Time: 6pm – 7pm In this session our members will hear from a research psychologist with almost 30 years of operational experience, specialising in the investigation of serious and organised crime and the use of covert policing methods. Having worked for the UK government in counterterrorism investigations around the world, he now spends […]

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Keeping Going in Challenging Times – how the Merchant Company adjusted in 2020

Tuesday 9th March from 6pm-7pm The first of a series of events to help our members learn more about the Company. We will hear from the Chair of the Charities Committee, June Lumsden and former Chair, Brian Gordon, about the role the Committee plays in the Company. We are also delighted to welcome the Company’s […]

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Festive Frivolity 2020 Style

Festive Wine and Cheese, Tuesday 22nd December, 7.30pm for 7.45pm start. Given the need to cancel our Members’ Dinner this December we have been working on an alternative to bring the Company together (albeit virtually). The result is a Festive Wine and Cheese party – surely a winning combination. This guided tasting event is being […]

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Coffee Morning

The annual Coffee Morning for the beneficiaries of the Merchant Company Endowments Trust and Alexander Darling Fund took place in Merchants’ Hall on Thursday 5 December 2019. This event is always one of the loveliest events in the Company calendar. This year it was hosted by the Master, Mr Peter Hillier, and the Chair of […]

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