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Charitable donations from the Blenheim Triathlon

At the Blenheim Triathlon in June, members of the Cordwainers raised a mighty £32,000 for two charities, Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research and Cordwainers 125 at London College of Fashion.

Footwear Friends Awards 2014

The eighth Footwear Friends Annual Awards were held at St. Mary at Hill Church in Eastcheap, London on the 6th November. The Awards recognise the extraordinary entrepreneurial talent emerging in the footwear industry.

Shoe Collection at Northamptonshire Museum & Art Gallery

In September Sue Cummings and I visited the Northampton Shoe Museum to hear about the museum’s plans for expansion. The incredibly knowledgeable Shoe Resources Officer Rebecca Shawcross and Curator Jane Seddon took us to the shoe repository, the warehouse that houses some 12,000 pairs of shoes, accessories and shoemaking equipment and machinery.

Cordwainer Footwear Student of the Year 2014

To celebrate the first Cordwainer Footwear Student of the Year Award, the Company has commissioned a film by the acclaimed Short Film Company.