Cheaneys win Queen’s Award
Congratulations to Cordwainer cousins William and Jonathan Church, joint Managing Directors of Joseph Cheaney and Sons, which has been awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade.
Footwear Friends Award 2015
The ninth Footwear Friends Annual Awards were held at St. Mary at Hill Church in Eastcheap on October 22nd. The Awards recognise the extraordinary entrepreneurial talent emerging in the footwear industry and are recognised as one of the key awards for developing British design talent.
University of Northampton honours industry figures
The University of Northampton presented four leading industry figures with Honorary Fellowships in July. We are delighted that three of them are figures well known to the Company: Cordwainer freemen and liverymen Guy West, William Church and Jonathan Church.
Shoes: Pleasure and Pain at the V&A
History has a strange way of repeating itself. Today, exactly 120 years since the opening of the celebrated Boot and Shoe Exhibition at Cordwainers Hall in 1895, we are thrilled to be attending the launch of the V&A’s new exhibition, Shoes: Pleasure and Pain, which is being supported by the Cordwainers Company.