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Annual General Meeting ~ Tuesday 30th May 2017

This year’s Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday 30th May 2017 at 12 noon inside the Grand Hall at The Merchants House.  A link to the 2016 Set of Accounts can be found on the Members Events & Meetings page . We look forward to seeing many of you there.

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Pitlochry Theatre Outing 3rd June 2017

Pitlochry Theatre Outing on Saturday 3rd June 2017 The price of £50 includes:  Matinee performance of High Society, lunch in the theatre restaurant and transport to and from Pitlochry. Spaces are limited so early booking is recommended.  Please note that the Allander Coach will depart at 9.15am sharp at North Hanover Street, Glasgow.  Return trip:…

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Members’ Dinner held on Friday 17th March

We were delighted to host the Annual Members’ Dinner which was held on Friday 17th March in the Grand Hall of the Merchants House. The speakers were The Rt Hon The Lord Provost of the City of Glasgow Sadie Docherty, Sir Michael Hirst, Past President of the International Diabetes Association, Mrs Janis Carson, Deputy Principal of…

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Mulled Wine, Mince Pies & Music – 6th December at 12 noon

The traditional Lord Dean’s Christmas Event will be held Tuesday 6th December 2016 at 12 noon. This year we present “A Merchant’s Christmas”.  We will be entertained by The Close Shave Chorus, who are a male voice a cappella (4 part harmony) chorus, comprising “guys of a certain age”. Tickets are £12.50 per person. The…

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Fundraising Afternoon Tea

Huge thanks go to the ninety guests and all the sponsors at the Charity Fundraiser Afternoon Tea held on Sunday 30th October at the Merchants House of Glasgow. We managed to raise just over£3000! Guests enjoyed an inspiring speech from Connor Johnston of Dalriada Games, winner of the Merchants House Magnus Magnusson Award. Entertainment, featuring music…

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2016 AGM

During the AGM, which was held at the Merchants House, John F MacLeod was re-elected as the 225th Lord Dean of Guild while Ian Dickson was re-elected as Vice Dean for the coming year. The Annual Accounts were approved along with the Lord Deans Annual Report – which are available to download on the website.

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Magnusson Awards

The Lord Dean represented the Merchants House at The Magnusson Awards, organised by the Glasgow Caledonian University Foundation. These annual awards help cultivate the ambitions and dreams of talented students and researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University. Applicants must demonstrate achievement in their chosen area and have a clear plan to take their work forward. Award…

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