This would have been a really fascinating if slightly gruesome visit. – following, thanks to Wilkipedia.
A collection of criminal memorabilia kept at New Scotland Yard, headquarters of the Metropolitan Police Service in London, England. The museum came into existence sometime in 1874, and has been know as the Black Museum unofficially. It was housed at Scotland Yard, It has never been open to the public.
Ladies Banquet and Ball (A Ward club first) September 28th 1967 – Painter-Stainers Hall
“As this is the first event of the Season, the Master hopes that you will make every endeavour to support him in making this a memorable evening worthy of our Ladies”
Dancing 9.00 – Music by Claude Cavaolotti and his Orchestra
– NO Stiletto Heels –
Cabaret 10.30 – The Gaytimers Floor Show
Cars – Midnight
Tickets £4/10/- including Cocktails, Wine, Port or Brandy
Annual Ward Service and Harvest Festival – St Peter’s upon Cornhill – Wednesday October 4th 1967
It happened, supported by the traders in Leadenhall Market. no doubt the Master and other Members of the Ward Club attended
Committee Meeting 19th October – Great Eastern Hotel
14 members in attendance
Noted the need for a change in Date and Venue for the Civic Luncheon owing to a important diplomatic event that the LM had to attend
Report back re Langbourn Proposal for a joint Ward Club Event involving the Lord Mayor and Ward Club Members.
Agreed that Lime Street Ward Club would still invite the LM to our Luncheon next year.
A re run of a Q from a few years back.
A member was proposed by Major Duckworth, who did not, it seems have a City Address he was accepted.
The Master pointed out that in his opinion the Rules should be tightened up. agreed to defer to the AGM.
Ward Club Civic Lunch – Mansion House November 1st 1967
This event was to have been at Carpenters’ Hall on the 3rd November. However in Mid October the Ward Club were informed that this date was no longer possible for the Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress – they were requested to attend a Lunch that the President of Turkey was giving in honour of the Queen and Price Phillip. Instead, “Would the Ward Club come to Mansion House on the 1st?” – No doubt about the answer.
Agreed that Dress Code would be Morning Dress for Master, Wardens and Hon Sec, Lounge Suits for all others.
Speeches to be kept short!
Soup, Main Course, Desert and Coffee
18th January – Committee Meeting – Great Eastern Hotel
12 Members in attendance