The Annual Dinner Dance was held on
Friday 2 March in the Trades Hall. Deacon John Balding welcomed 175
members and guests, including 43 of our associates of the
Worshipful Company of Coopers from London and representatives from
the Irvine Incorporated Trades (Coopers) and of the Seven
Incoporated Trades of Aberdeen (Wrights and Coopers). A very
successul evening was enjoyed by all.
An excellent key-note speech and
toast to The Trades House of Glasgow was given by James Wardrop OBE
DL and a fulsome reply was provided by John R Steele, Deacon
Convenor. The company welcomed a visitation by the Deacon and
Collector of the Incorporation of Tailors in Glasgow. Collector
Iain Lockhart gavea the toast to The Ladies and the evening
concluded with dancing to the music of "The Rhythm Kings" Jazz
The event raised two thousand
pounds for the charity Quarriers Epilepsy centre in Govan.