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UK Investiture 2020

10.30 for 11am, Saturday 25 April 2020, Rochester, Kent

Our 2020 Grand Investiture takes place at Rochester Cathedral, Kent, on Saturday 25th April.

This is a major event in the Order’s calendar and we strongly encourage all members and supporters to attend both the Investiture, and the luncheon which follows it. On the Friday evening those staying over normally meet together for an informal meal - this is not obligatory but it is a good opportunity to get to know members of the Grand Council and each other.

Please use this form to order your place at the Investiture, the dinner, and the luncheon. The luncheon costs £45 per head.

In addition to investing new Knights and Dames, this year will be special in that we shall also be investing a new Grand Prior for the UK, and Magister Officiorum for our Order worldwide. New Officers are also warmly welcome to attend the investiture and to be officially initiated into the Order by the Grand Prior.

Details on the protocols and procedures for the investiture of Knights and Dames Expectant will be sent to candidates in due course.

Many members chose to stay overnight in Rochester. It is our policy that we do not recommend hotels as each person's tastes and needs are different. However, here are some details of hotels in Rochester that members have used in previous years. All can be found on-line and booked on-line.

Please check this page regularly and ensure that you are signed up to our ASCALON e-newsletter, where further notifications will be made.

Photo: Rochester Cathedral