Past Events

To mark the tenth anniversary of the Order’s international pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham in 2014 led by the 49th Grand Master (the late Don Carlos Gereda y de Borbon) the Grand Priory of England & Wales has been given permission by the Guardians and Administrator of the Anglican Shrine to conduct a pilgrimage to Walsingham from Thursday 30th May to Sunday 2nd June 2024. The Grand Prior, Bailiff and Chaplain-General will lead the Grand Priory on this pilgrimage, during which the Grand Priory will also hold its Spring National Investiture Service.

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The Commander, Chevalier Dr David Knox KLJ OMLJ cordially invites you, together with your friends and guests, to the Cumbria Commandery Church Service with the Rededication of Vows on Saturday 20th April 2024 at 11.00am.
The service will be held in St. Patrick’s Church, Preston Patrick LA7 7NY and will be conducted by the Commandery Chaplain, the Reverend Canon Andrew Horsfall SChLJ, the preacher will be the Venerable David Picken MA, Archdeacon of Lancaster.

The church has an iconic illuminated Cross on top of the tower, which can be seen from the nearby M6 motorway. Access...


The Commandery of Sussex is pleased to invite all members and friends of the Order of St Lazarus to a World Leprosy Day Appeal lunch on Saturday 6 April 2024 at St Michael's Church Hall, St Michael's Place, Brighton, BN1 3FU.  

We hope as many people as possible from Sussex and beyond will be able to join us for what promises to be a special event including a fascinating presentation from someone who has been hugely affected by leprosy themselves. 

Click to download a poster & booking form for this event.


The Commander, Chevalier Mario Rizzardi KCLJ CMLJ cordially invites members and friends to attend the Commandery Carol Service, conducted by our Chaplains, the Revd Kevin Charles SChLJ and the Revd Susan Caddy AChLJ. This traditional service tells the Nativity story and contains our favourite Carols.
11.45 Sherry Reception at the rear of St Wilfrid’s Church, Kirkby in Ashfield, NG17 8LA.
12.30 Carol Service.
14.15 Three-Course Christmas Lunch - The Mour Hotel, Lake View Drive, Annesley, NG15 0EA, (2½ miles from the church).

Full details and a...


The autumn National Investiture of the Grand Priory of England & Wales will be held on Saturday October 21 in St. Paul's Church, Knightsbridge, courtesy of the Vicar, the Rev'd Canon Alan Gyle SChLJ and in the presence of the Grand Master Emeritus, HH The Duke of Seville GCLJ.  The service will start at 11am.  At the end of the Investiture Ceremony, Chev. David Woolf, currently a Deputy Bailiff and Commander of Wales, will be installed as the new Bailiff of the Grand Priory by the Grand Master Emeritus.  Full details of the Investiture and celebration lunch may be downloaded here....


The Commander of The Marches, Chevalier Alan Howls, invites you to the Annual Service of Celebration & Renewal of Knightly Vows at The Priory and Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin, Bromfield, near Ludlow, Shropshire SY8 2JP, which takes place on Saturday 23rd September 2023 at 3.30p.m. Commandery members are requested to attend and others are most welcome.


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Join us at the ancient English headquarters of the Order of St Lazarus - Burton Lazars - on Saturday 16th September for a very special day at the site
of the chief Hospital of the Order in England for sufferers of Leprosy.


2.20pm - Arrival. You can park at the Village Hall.
2.30pm - A short presentation in the Village Hall to explain the importance of Burton...


The Commander, Chevalier Mario Rizzardi, is pleased to summon Commandery members to attend the Annual Service of Celebration & Renewal of Knightly Vows at St Mary Magdalene’s Church, Newark-on-Trent, NG24 1JS on Saturday 15 July 2023. All members of the Order and friends are warmly invited to join us.

A letter of invitation and booking form may be downloaded here.

Members of the Order and their guests are cordially invited to join the Commandery of Rose d'Or at its Annual Service at St Andrew’s Church, High Street, Hamble, Hampshire, SO31 4JF, by kind permission of the Churchwardens of the Parochial Church Council. Commandery Chaplain the Reverend Robin Nash will lead the service, which will commence at 5.00pm, preceded by tea, coffee and cake in the Parish Hall from 4.00pm.

The Service is followed by a dinner at the Royal Southern Yacht Club, Rope Walk, Hamble SO31 4HB starting with a drinks reception at 6.15pm followed by dinner at 7.00pm...


The London Commandery is attending the Office of Tenebrae at The Guild Church of St Dunstan-in-the-West, Fleet Street, on Wednesday 5th April 2023 as its act of devotion in Lent this year. The service starts at 7pm.


Members are invited to wear their Church Mantles and to enter the church in procession to a section of reserved seating for the Order. You will be able to robe...