Past Events

The Commander, Chevalier Roger D’Elia KLJ cordially invites you to join our Annual Service which will take place on Sunday 20th  October, 2019 at St Mary’s Church Hertingfordbury, St Mary’s Lane, Hertford, SG14 2LD.   

After the Service we will dine at Mayflower Place, Hertingfordbury Road, Hertingfordbury, Hertford, SG14 2LG.

The timings for the proceedings are:

1330 hrs

Meet at Mayflower Place – tea and coffee will be available

1400 hrs



Marshal’s Rehearsal for the Procession in the Church



On Saturday 19th October 2019 at 1900 the Cardiff Oratorians and the Order of St Lazarus Commandery of Wales are hosting at Newman Hall a charity dinner in support of the Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) Syrian Refugee Appeal.  The following link gives an appreciation of the work that ACN does amongst the minority Christian population of Syria:

As the diocese of our Spiritual Protector, His Beatitude Youssef Absi SMSP, covers the area supported by the ACN Syrian appeal and many of his people have been horribly affected by the Syrian civil war...


The Commandery has recently sponsored a medical student who has just completed her medical elective at the Christian Medical College in Vellore, India.

Jessica has spent her elective working with patients suffering from leprosy and the after-effects of the disease. We have now invited her to come and talk to members of the Commandery and share her experiences.  After a short presentation, and questions, we then have a chance to meet Jessica informally over dinner.

The meeting will take place at the Pearson office, 190 High Holborn, London, WC1V 7BH at 6pm on Tuesday 1st...


Commandery of Wales pilgrimage to Walsingham.  The pilgrim itinerary will include Commandery events hosted at both the Anglican Shrine and the Catholic Basilica of Our Lady of Walsingham.  Further details from Chevalier Dr David Woolf KCLJ, Commander of Wales.


The Commander of Cumbria and Dr. M Shepherd invite you to a Garden Party and Barbecue, which will be held on Saturday, 20th July 2019 from 2pm in aid of the St. Lazarus Charitable Trust and in association with Westmorland MENCAP. This is our major fund raising event for the Commandery and we would be delighted for your support. You will be made most welcome.

The event will be held at the home of our Commander, Chevalier Dr. Richard and Dr. Monica Shepherd: Ash House, Ball Lane, Caton, Lancaster. LA2 9QN.

There will be a barbecue (including vegetarian food), a raffle and...


The Commander, Chevalier Mario Rizzardi, invites you to the Annual Service of Celebration & Renewal of Knightly Vows at Saint Barnabas’ Cathedral, Nottingham, NG1 5AE. Commandery members are requested to attend; others are most welcome.


The Order’s Guest of Honour will be His Excellency Chevalier Charles Holloway, the Bailiff of England & Wales, accompanied by...


Meet at Madresfield Court, Madresfield, Malvern WR13 5AJ at 10.30 a.m.

10.45 a.m.


Start of guided tour of Madresfield Court, near Malvern in the heart of rural Worcestershire at the foot of the Malvern Hills. Madresfield Court is a moated stately home which has been in the Lygon family for nearly 900 years and is currently home to the 29th generation of that...


The Commandery of King Offa will celebrate its 10th anniversary on 1 June with a pilgrimage at Locko Park, Derbyshire, followed by Evensong and a light buffet with drinks.

Further details to follow

A charity dinner in support of the St Lazarus Charitable Trust and Combat Stress will take place at the Cavalry and Guards Club, 127 Piccadilly, London W1J 7PX on Wednesday, 15th May 2019, in the presence of the Grand Master, HE Don Francisco de Borbon von Hardenberg GCLJ, and the Grand Prior of England and Wales, The Most Hon. The Marquis of Lothian GCLJ, PC, QC, DL.


19 00 hrs         Reception in Waterloo Room or Coffee Room (depending on numbers)

                        The Grand Master and Grand Prior will greet guests

19 30 hrs         Dinner in...


On Sunday 12 May 2019, the members of the Commandery of Avalon will be attending Choral Evensong at Truro cathedral.  Although the Commandery of Avalon has included Cornwall since its foundation, this is the first time that a formal Commandery event has taken place in the county, and we hope to raise the profile of the order within Cornwall.

The service will start at 4pm. Members will process in their mantles, and the Revd. Louis Baycock, Chaplain of the Commandery, will preach.  Light refreshments will be served in the cathedral afterwards, and it is hoped to arrange a dinner in...