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Grand Prior meets the Archbishop

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Our Grand Prior, Chevalier Simon McIlwaine is also active in a civil defence volunteer corps, the Countess Mountbatten’s Own Legion of Frontiersmen, who are our service delivery partners in the Chelsea Film Club volunteering project. Recently he attended the ordination of Padre Kevin Jacobs of the Legion of Frontiersmen and was presented to His Grace […]

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Crisis in Mosul

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His Grace Bishop Angaelos, GCStG, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom and a Patron of the Order of St. George comments on the worsening crisis in Mosul, Iraq: “As the widespread violence and aggression facing Christians and minority groups in Mosul, Iraq, intensifies, it is increasingly evident that the fundamental […]

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Getting in a flap

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The Order’s annual Charity Ball was held at Chesfield Downs Golf and Country Club on 19 July 2014. This year’s theme was ‘The Roaring Twenties’. A rip roaring time was had by all with good food and great music, provided by ‘Just Us’. Monies raised at the auction and raffle will be donated to 3bn Princess […]

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An Armenian investiture

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We are delighted to welcome into our ranks Baroness Caroline Cox, a tireless campaigner for the rights of oppressed communities around the world. She is particularly well known through the work of the Humanitarian Aid Relief Trust, of which she is founder. HART works in, amongst other countries, South Sudan, Nigeria and Nagorno-Karabakh. Caroline was invested […]

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Investing in London

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The sun shone, the champagne flowed, new members joined our Order… A good day at our May 2014 Investiture, held for the first time in London, at the very old and very beautiful St. Margaret’s Church, Lothbury, built by Sir Christopher Wren – the new spiritual home of the Knightly Order of St. George. More photos […]

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Around the Square

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Our Grand Patron and Grand Prior  hosted a most enjoyable walking tour “of the Heart of the Empire” – a guide to the history of Trafalgar Square and its environs – led by  Mr  David Packer, Senior Guide at Historic Royal Palaces and expert on Hampton Court and its history. Mr Packer treated members and their guests […]

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Lest we forget…

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As we prepare to commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of World War 1, readers may be interested in this poster featuring St George. It was created as a recruitment aid for the British armed forces, but could equally be taken to mean that Britain needs St. George – now! It’s perhaps no coincidence that […]

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Christmas Faire 2013

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The international commitments of the Order of St. George mean we are privileged to work with some remarkable people risking all to make a positive difference to the lives of their communities. The Order held its Christmas Lunch at the Savoire Faire restaurant in Central London. The food (with the best sticky toffee pudding in […]

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Return to the Tower

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Chevalier David Phillips GCStG, Yeoman Warder of HM Tower and Fortress of London, welcomed Chevaliers and their friends to another enjoyable tour of the Tower of London, with a delicious buffet supper and another opportunity to watch the ancient Ceremony of the Queen’s Keys – carried out every night, even during the Blitz, without interruption […]

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200 years of the Colonels

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The UK Brigade of Kentucky Colonels, which includes many members of the Order, celebrated the bicentenary of the Kentucky Colonels with a presentation followed by lunch at the statue of Colonel Ronald Reagan outside the US Embassy in London. Our congratulations to the Colonels on this important milestone.