We were honoured to join our friends in the Royal Society of St George at their Annual St. George’s Day Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Cenotaph in Whitehall, this year marking the Society’s 125th anniversary. Around 500 members of three Cadet Forces, accompanied by music from their bands, were on parade. Following the wreath laying at the […]
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 […]
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.
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 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 […]
Following on from the successful Christmas meal last year we are returning to the Savoir Faire Restaurant in the heart of the West End for another gourmet lunch at a very reasonable price. Put the date – Saturday 6 December 2014 – in your diary!
The Order returned to the Savoir Faire Restaurant in the heart of London’s West End for another successful Yuletide gourmet lunch. “We had a wonderful Christmas lunch yesterday,” reports Dame Simone Simmons. “Everyone was in good humour, and a great time was had by all! We raised a really respectable sum for St.George’s church, Baghdad in the […]
The Coptic Orthodox Church community in the United Kingdom will commemorating the Coptic Feast of Nayrouz, marking the new Coptic Year, at their annual Vespers Service in St Margaret’s Church, Westminster Abbey on Thursday 22 October, 2015 at 7.00pm. The service will give thanks for the past year and commemorate the martyrs of the past two millennia. […]
Our 2015 London investiture was held on Saturday 2 May 2015 at St. Margaret’s Church, Lothbury. Congralutions to all who were promoted or invested into membership. We were particularly delighted to welcome into membership several new members of our recently established Royal Hospital Commandery and our Georgia, US, Commandery. Especial thanks to our Patron, HG Bishop […]
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 […]