The Prime Warden’s Theme
Year of Entrepreneurship 2023/24
The theme for Hugh Taylor’s year as Prime Warden at Saddlers’ Company is Entrepreneurship.
Whether it is helping Craft Saddlers be more commercial, creating awareness of how to start a business amongst City of London Students and City Academy Pupils, or to helping our charitable partners create opportunities.
The company will be hosting:
- A company lecture with 2 separate entrepreneurs in the equestrian world talking about their challenges and strategies for creating their businesses.
- Bayes Business school to do a mini business course or module for Saddlers and other crafts drawn from fellow Livery Companies, held at the Hall.
- An entrepreneurial themed event at the Hall to celebrate the 130 year partnership between City University and Saddlers.
As part of the entrepreneurship theme, we will be showcasing the best of entrepreneurialism that is invigorating the UK saddlery, leather crafts and equestrian industries. See below to learn about their experiences, the lessons learned and paths to success:
Nikki Newcombe spotted a gap in the market to create Bliss of London
Rachel Rayner-Lok turned her passion for horses and riding into a successful saddlery and leather crafts business based in West Kent
Godfrey Morris MBE optimises his passion for leather goods in London
If you would like to be considered for our entrepreneur showcase or to provide support or mentoring please contact the Saddlers to participate.
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