Windsor Festival events and St George’s in 2011
What’s on in the summer of 2011 at St George’s
21st June saw the installation of a newly commissioned grotesque on the south front of St George’s Chapel.
The eight bells in the Curfew Tower rang a full peal during the morning of Saturday 11 June in celebration of The Duke of Edinburgh’s 90th birthday.
A new book was launched by the Military Knights of Windsor on 7 June. It is the history and roll of the Poor Knights and Military Knights of Windsor from their formation in 1348 to the present day. The fascinating book about the oldest unit of the British Army has been prefaced by Lord Carrington KG, Chancellor of the Order of the Garter.
An exhibition to mark The Duke of Edinburgh’s 90th birthday will open in the Dean’s Cloister on 2 June.
Music at Evensong in St George’s on Tuesday 10 May will be sung as part of the London Festival of Contemporary Church Music.
Sung Eucharist was broadcast live from St George's Chapel just after 8am on Easter Day
A tour of St George’s Chapel led by a Chapel Steward with BSL interpretation and Lipspeaking support will take place at 1.30pm on Saturday 21 May.
One of the ways that St George’s Chapel is marking the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible, also known as the Authorised Bible, is an exhibition of Bibles and other treasures from St George’s Chapel Archives and Chapter Library.