DIARY DATES 2023-2026
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© The Grand Priory in England of the Knights Templar, 2023
To enable members of the Order to plan ahead efficiently, the Grand Priory of England has fixed dates for investitureswhich are the Saturday closest to 24th May in each year, being the anniversary of Hugues de Payan, our first Grand Master, and the Saturday immediately after 13th October in each year, which is Templar Remembrance Day commemorating the day when hundreds of Knights Templars across France were simultaneously arrested on the orders of King Philip of France, which saw the Order disbanded for over 400-years.
Saturday 19th October 2024 AUTUMN INVESTITURE The Knights Templar Chapel at Rothley Court Hotel, Leicestershire
Saturday 25th May 2024 SPRING INVESTITURE All Saints, Rushton, Northamptonshire
Saturday 24th October 2025 AUTUMN INVESTITURE Venue to be announced
Saturday 10th October 2026 AUTUMN INVESTITURE Venue to be announced
Saturday 24th May 2025 SPRING INVESTITURE Venue to be announced
Saturday 23rd May 2026 SPRING INVESTITURE Venue to be announced
New Grand Master At the World Convent General of Grand Priors held in Paris on Friday 27th October 2023, a new Grand Master of the Order was elected. We welcome HSE Jacques Charles Lebos, EMC formerly the Grand Prior General of Switzerland as our new Grand Master and we pray that his leadership may be guided with God’s wisdom and love.