Past Events

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...


The Grand Priory of England and Wales invites Postulants, Members of the Order and their guests to this event, the programme for which appears here.

The Vigil Service will be held in the Anglican Church of Roath St Margaret, Waterloo Road, Cardiff, followed by dinner at The Cardiff & County Club, Westgate Street, Cardiff CF10 1DA.

The Investiture Service will take place in St David’s Metropolitan (RC) Cathedral, Charles Street CF10 2SF, followed by Lunch at The Cornerstone, Charles Street (directly opposite the Cathedral).

Bookings should be made at your earliest...


The event will beginat 17.30 hrs with a Celebratory Evensong at St Mary’s Church, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, followed by a concert with Ilkeston Brass and a finger buffet afterwards at the United Reformed Church, Wharnecliffe Road, Ilkeston, in the company of Mrs Maggie Throup, MP for Erewash and the Mayor, Councillor Chris Corbett and Mrs Linda Corbett.  £13 per person – please contact: secretary.kingoffa [at] for further details

The Commandery of Cumbria Annual Convocation will be held on Tuesday 2nd April 2019 at 7.00pm in the Longlands Hotel, Tewitfield Marina, Carnforth. LA6 1JH.

Following the Convocation there will be a presentation by Confrere Prof Robert Ashford CLJ, on the work of the St Lazarus Charitable Trust. Prof Ashford is the Hospitaller of the Grand Priory of England & Wales, and also Dean of the Faculty of Podiatric Medicine in Glasgow and a member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.