FRIENDS EVENTS IN 2020
In line with the recommendations of Chapter, the Friends of St George’s have taken the decision to cancel the Friends’ Afternoon on 3 May and the Wine Evening on 10 July. We will be contacting those members of the Friends who have already applied for this event regarding a refund.
Please continue to watch the page for details concerning future events as it will be updated as and when details become available. Thank you.
These Events are open to Members and their named guests unless otherwise stated.
Tuesday 8 September 2020 – Tour: The Living History of St George’s. Be transported back in time to hear more about the people who lived and worked at St George’s in the past, and whose roles are still very much a part of the community of St George’s. Time travellers welcome! Tickets £30 per person. EVENT CANCELLED
Saturday 10 October 2020: Friends’ Dinner in the Vicars’ Hall. This event is open to Members and one guest. There will be a formal dinner in the Vicars’ Hall commencing at 7.15pm with pre-dinner drinks in the Dean’s Cloister. Dress is Black Tie. The cost will be £60 per person, including the pre-dinner drinks. Limited overnight accommodation, in en-suite single or twin-bedded rooms with breakfast, is available in St George’s House for £100 per person. For Members who wish to attend Evensong at 5.15pm, this will be followed by a Chapel Tour for a donation of £20 per person. EVENT CANCELLED
Wednesday 14 October 2020: The Bond Memorial Lecture “Resilience and Transformation: Community Life at St George’s Chapel, 1460-1520”. This year’s Bond lecture was due to be given by Dr Euan Roger on 14 October. Following discussions the decision has been taken to postpone the lecture to a yet to be determined date in 2021. EVENT POSTPONED.
Wednesday 2 December 2020: Tour of St George’s Chapel – The 1920s Restoration. After evening Prayer at 5.15pm in St George’s Chapel, we shall hear about the 1920s restoration of the Chapel, and examine some of the significant work that was carried out at that time. the tour will be followed by an opportunity to attend the Chapel Shop Christmas opening (with 25% discount on many purchases) and to enjoy a glass of mulled wine in the Cloisters. Tickets £20 per person.
This is for information only. Members please apply using the forms in the centre of the Annual Review or sent by email to Members. Tickets are normally issued one month in advance of the Event.
Please note: As St George’s Chapel is part of Windsor Castle, please be aware that events may be subject to change due to Royal Events and external events, security and also may be affected by weather conditions. These are beyond our control.
The Friends of St George’s is a registered charity (No 118295) that exists to support the maintenance and care of the College of St George. We include a small charge on each event, not only for administration, but, more importantly, in support of the College.