Provincial Priory of Northampton Huntingdon & Bedford


Recent news from the Province of Northampton, Huntingdon & Bedford

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Sun, 19th June 2022

Provincial Church Service

After a break due to the pandemic of three years, the Province was delighted once again to hold its biennial church service at the Holy Trinity Church in Northampton on Sunday 19th June. 54 knights acompanied by 34 family and friends attended the event.

The service was lead by the E Kt Rev A. W. Avery Past Gt Dep Gt Almoner and Provincial Prelate with lessons read by the Provincial Prior, R E Kt R. C. Wortley and the Provincial Chancellor E. Kt G. Bonham. 

During the Templar hymn, a collection was made which amounted to £247.77 which was donated to the church. 

After the service, a sumptious and plentiful tea was provided which was enjoyed by all.

A slideshow of photos from the event can be found here.

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Sat, 9th April 2022

Provincial Priory meeting

The Provincial Priory meeting which had been postponed due to the Covid pandemic, took place on Saturday 09th April.

145 knights, including a number of visiting Provincial Priors and other guests attended, with some knights even returning from a weekend away in Bournemouth, and returning after the meeting.

The Provincial Prior was delighted to welcome the return of the Provincial meeting after having only been able to have a virtual business meeting the previous year.

In addition to installing the officers for this year (a list of the officers can be found here), a presentation paperweight was presented to the two previous Provincial First Constables (E Kt Mark Constant and E Knight Steve Attwood, along with a presentation to E Knight Neil Langford for the work in organising the Perseverance Centenary meeting.

Following the meeting, a festive board was enjoyed by all.

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Thu, 31st March 2022

Perseverance Preceptory Centenary

The Centenary and banner re-dedication meeting for Perseverance Preceptory took place on Thursday 31st March. Further details can be found here.


Mon, 7th March 2022

Great Priory Promotions

Great Priory promotions have been announced for 2022

and can be found here (members only).  

Congratulations to all those receiving promotion.

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