FORTHCOMING SOCIETY EVENTS IN 2018
Τuesday, 30 January 2018 — Execution of King Charles I
11am — Service and Wreath Laying, London
The Annual Commemoration of the Execution of King Charles I will be held at the King's Statue in Trafalgar Square (situated on the traffic island top of Whitehall) at 11am. The Service lasts for about 15 minutes and members, friends and the public are all welcome.
5.15pm — Choral Evensong, St George's, Windsor
Sung Evensong at the Chapel of St George, Windsor Castle at 5.15pm. By kind permission of the Dean, the Society's wreath will be place on the tomb of the King at the beginning of the Service. Please gather at the main gate to the castle, where we will be allowed entry shortly before the start of the Service. Members of the Society and friends are most welcome.
Τhursday, 8 February 2018 — Execution of Mary, Queen of Scots
2pm — Westminster Abbey
There will be a short Service and the Society will lay a wreath on the Queen's tomb, in the Lady Margaret Beaufort Chapel, by kind permission of the Dean. The Altar Cross in this Chapel was a gift of the Society to the Abbey. Members and guests are very welcome and should make themselves know to the Abbey staff who will admit them to the Abbey for the Service.
Annual General Meeting of the Society
The Society's Annual General Meeting will take place at St Saviour’s Church Parish Hall, St George's Square, Pimlico, London SW1V 3QW following the Service in the Abbey. This is only open to Members of the Society and details have been circulated by the Principal Secretary.
(Travel from the Abbey - Underground: Pimlico. From outside Westminster Abbey, the 24 bus route serves Pimlico)
Free Public Lecture — 5pm — Thursday 8 February 2018
Following the AGM of the Society, there will be a Lecture at 5pm on the subject of
"James Hamilton, duc de Châtelherault, Governor of Scotland: Loyal Cousin or Dangerous Rival?"
The Lecture will be given by Dr Amy Blakeway, PhD (Cantab), Lecturer in the School of History at the University of Kent in Canterbury.
The venue is St Saviour’s Church Parish Hall, St George's Square, Pimlico, London SW1V 3QW (Nearest Underground: Pimlico. For those travelling from Westminster Abbey, the 24 bus route serves Pimlico)
Admission is free and members of the public, as well as Members and guests, are all very welcome to attend.
Following the lecture, there will be the opportunity to join the Speaker and members of the Council after the for Dinner (at your own expense) in order to continue the discussion.