2013 marks the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty The Queen. St George’s will celebrate the anniversary in a number of ways.
St George's House hosts an annual programme of consultations on topics of national and international importance.
Adopting a boss or adopting a book at St George’s can make an unusual gift or mark an anniversary or other event in your life.
During the course of the last two years the Canons’ Cloister, which sits along the north wall of Windsor Castle, has undergone extensive refurbishment.
The Choir of St George’s Chapel Windsor Castle, conducted by Timothy Byram-Wigfield, is to give two concert performances this December. In addition there will be one lunchtime organ recital of seasonal music.
2012 marks the 700th anniversary of the birth of King Edward III. He was born on 13 November 1312 in Windsor Castle and baptised three days later. As the founder of both the Order of the Garter and the College of St George, the anniversary is being marked at St George’s Chapel in a number of ways.
Southbank Sinfonia and the Choir of St George’s Chapel will perform together on Tuesday 25 September in the Nave of the Chapel. Dame Gillian Weir, the acclaimed concert organist, will play at the same concert.
St George’s Chapel is the home of the Order of the Garter which is the highest and oldest order of chivalry in the country. Amongst the members of the Order are seven Royal Heads of State from other countries.
Over the last months many skilled people have been at work on the refurbishment of both St George’s Chapel and its surrounding collegiate buildings.
During The Queen’s reign Her Majesty has attended many services, concerts and events in St George’s Chapel. They have ranged from the opening of St George’s House in 1966 to a service of celebration to mark 60 years since her installation as a Lady of the Garter and the 660th anniversary of the Order in 2008.