We visited the bunker at RAF Uxbridge, in west London, which was RAF Fighter Command’s No.11 Group Operations Room throughout the Second World War. This is the room from which most of the RAF’s operations of the Battle of Britain were co-ordinated. Key decisions that would decide the fate of the world were taken in the […]
The Order welcomed new members at our Americas Grand Commandery 2018 investiture in Atlanta Georgia.
We descended into the former engineering depot of Mail Rail – the one hundred year old Post Office railway – to board a miniature train into the original tunnels that once carried mail beneath the streets of London.
In the lead-up to US Independence Day, Myriad Singers performed the works of American composers from the last century up to the present day. They focused on the ‘Old American Songs’ by Copland, and works by Eric Whitacre, Morten Lauridsen and Nico Muhly, among others. The bar collection at this event was in support of the Order’s […]
The Order enjoyed a successful investiture day in the wonderful setting of Rochester Cathedral in Kent. There are some photos of the day at our Facebook page here.
A delegation from the Order of St. George joined our friends at the Royal Society of St. George at their Annual Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Cenotaph. Our Grand Scrivener laid a wreath on behalf of the Order in remembrance of those who have fallen in war. After the parade at the Cenotaph there was a short […]
Members of the Order enjoying the hospitality of the Savoir Faire Restaurant in the heart of the London’s West End for our annual London Christmas lunch. There are some more photos on our Facebook page.
Members of the Order spent an enjoyable morning at Tower Bridge and Museum, followed by – naturally – a lengthy lunch at a local hostelry. Tower Bridge is perhaps one of the most instantly recognizable of the London sites – a Gothic Victorian industrial masterpiece. We explored the marvellous Engine Room and took a walk […]
The Order’s traditional pre-Christmas lunch took place at the Savoire Faire restaurant in London’s West End. “We had a lovely Christmas lunch,’ writes Dame Simone Simmons. “The ambiance was wonderful, and it was so nice to see everyone and catch up. The food, of course, was delicious. We must get together more often and put the […]
The 2016 North American Grand Commandery Investiture in Atlanta marked further progress in the development of our Order in the USA, Canada and the Caribbean. In addition to welcoming new Knights and Companions into our Order, we formally upgraded the status of our Florida and Arizona encampments to Commandery level.