May 24, 2023

THE ANNUAL 386th CUTLERS’ FEAST WAS HELD AT CUTLERS’ HALL ON THURSDAY, 18th MAY, 2023

On Thursday 18th May 2023, the annual Cutlers’ Feast took place at The Cutlers’ Hall, to promote the South Yorkshire Region in the fields of manufacturing and engineering.

The Senior Warden of the Company of Cutlers and CEO of Durham Duplex, Mr Charles Turner DL, discussed the importance of education and skills, national resilience, as also innovation and investment for manufacturing and engineering in the UK’s steel industry.

The President of Boeing UK, Ireland and the Nordic region, Mrs Maria Laine, responded, giving her perspective from Boeing UK and how they are supporting the South Yorkshire Region in manufacturing and engineering.  She highlighted how they intend to develop the industry through, skills, diversity, sustainability and innovation.

The Master Cutler, Dame Julie Kenny DBE DL, thanked guests for their attendance and emphasised the importance of The Company of Cutlers’ in Hallamshire within the manufacturing and engineering fields in the region.

Finally, The Lord Mark Bridges, immediate Past Prime Warden of the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths, responded on behalf of the guests and explained the importance and relevance of the Cutlers’ Feast, and the gathering of regional business leaders.

A truly magnificent evening.