Please make a note in your diaries that due to the fact that POI would fall on Sunday 1st April which is Easter Sunday, POI will also be held the last Sunday of March (25th) as well as the first Sunday (4th)
To Celebrate our Patron Saint in the Traditional Way. The evening is open to all Hertfordshire Knights and their guests, masonic and non masonic and will be held at The Metropolitan Police Sports Club, Aldenham Road, Bushey, Herts. WD23 2TR
NB NEW Venue
Download Application form here when available. Closing date is 7th April 2018
The Abbey Church,
The Annual Provincial Service of Praise will be held at The Abbey Church, Waltham, at 3.00 p.m. on Sunday 13th May 2018. Each Preceptory in the Province is reminded to make arrangements for at least a Banner Bearer to be in attendance to represent them. There will be no need to bring any poles.
Fairfield Manor Hotel,
York. YO30 1XW
York has evidence of for the presence of people as far back as 7 to 8,000 yrs. BC. It was settled by the Romans then known as “EBORACUM” and to this day the Archbishop of York second most senior bishop in the Church of England signs as “EBOR”. From about 400AD the Anglo Saxons took over and the name became “EOFORWIC” meaning rich in wild boar. They were followed by the Vikings who called it “JORVIC”. Following the Norman Invasion in 1066 York suffered and was badly damaged although it recovered to become the administrative centre for Yorkshire. York began to prosper during the Medieval period and particularly so during the late 14th and early 15th centuries. Being a royalist city York was besieged during the English Civil War eventually being captured by Lord Fairfax in 1644. Recovering from this conflict the city grew and became the 3rd largest City in England after London and Norwich. Each of these periods has left a rich legacy making this one of the most beautiful cities in England.
Please see below for all the details and booking arrangements. The documents give you full details of the weekend. Please view them. The Application form can be downloaded and completed and emailed or printed and posted to the organiser.
Your Registrar will also have these forms and can send them to you. If in any doubt, contact Mike Stanforth, and he will be pleased to assist you.
Places to go
Provincial Priory will be held at the Metropolitan Police Sports Club in Bushey. The Annual Meeting is proving to be a successful occasion with our biggest attendance last year, so far. The Temple is arranged at The Metropolitan Police Club in Bushey. Thus suggesting that a venue close to the heart of our Province, easy to access, excellent facilities and plenty of parking; continues to attract ever increasing numbers.
The Preceptories are usually well represented and the Parade of The Banners is a most moving part of the afternoon.
In addition to the Appointment of the year's Officers and the welcoming of the many visiting dignitaries from other Provinces, many of whom had travelled great distances to be with us, we should once again be in awe of the Bodyguard with their meticulous drill displaying a marvellous attention to detail, thus enhancing and complementing a complex and superbly organised pageant.
Commencing at 10.00am on the first Sunday of the months of February, March, April, June, September, October, November and December.
Formed for the purpose of helping the Knights of the Province to learn and practise the drill and ritual, and so improve the standards throughout the Preceptories in the Province of Hertfordshire. ALL Knights are invited and encouraged to attend.
Click here for full details about the POI
Here is a list of upcoming training opportunities for TSKC members: