Aberdeen History Society – 22nd June 2022

On the 22nd June 2022 at a gathering of the Aberdeen History Society, Ex Deacon Convener David Parkinson presented a fascinating talk to the group. The subject matter being Trinity Hall along with information about the first two homes of The Seven Incorporated Trades of Aberdeen (Red Friars monastery on Guild Street and Union Street).
The brutalist architecture of the current hall was discussed and various other locations that were considered before choosing the corner of Holburn Street and Great Western road.
Included was a chance to look at the original 1845 plans of the Union street hall which is now the Trinity Centre.

Ex Deacon Convener David Parkinson

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Platinum Jubilee Civic Dinner and Beacon Lighting Ceremony – 2nd June 2022

The Convener Court of The Seven Incorporated Trades of Aberdeen were delighted to attend the Civic Reception for the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty the Queen, hosted by Aberdeen City Council.

The Beacon Lighting Ceremony was such a special occasion and was thoroughly enjoyed by all.

There was a wonderful bagpipe performance followed with a song by St Margaret’s School for Girls.

The Platinum Jubilee – 2nd June 2022

The Seven Incorporated Trades of Aberdeen offers their most cordial congratulations to Her Majesty the Queen on the occasion of her Platinum Jubilee celebration of her 70 year reign.

Pictured is the beautiful card created for the Queen to send our best wishes.

RGU Senior Lecturer becomes first female member sworn into Aberdeen Tailors Incorporation

A senior lecturer from Robert Gordon University has become the first female member to be admitted to the prestigious Aberdeen Tailors Incorporation.

Design Researcher and Senior Lecturer, Josie Steed, from Gray’s School of Art was sworn into The Aberdeen Tailor’s Incorporation at a special ceremony at Trinity Hall, Holburn Street, on Wednesday 2 March, as a new craft member and becomes the first female member in the Trade’s history. …

Ex Deacon Donald Law – 70 Year Anniversary as a Member 12th June 2021

Ex Deacon Donald Law recently celebrated an amazing 70 years as a member of the Aberdeen Shoemakers Incorporation and of The Seven Incorporated Trades of Aberdeen and is our longest standing member – ever!  What an incredible amount of time and a wonderful achievement.

Deacon Brian Donald presented Ex Deacon Donald Law with 12 bottles of wine (although only 1 in the photo!)

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