The Most Excellent Order of The British Empire

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The Officials of the Order agreed to introduce an annual Evensong; the first of which took place on Tuesday 10th November 2015, at St Paul’s Cathedral. The next Evensong will take place in the Autumn of 2018, the date will be confirmed in the Spring and applications open from August 2018.

The next Order of the British Empire Ceremonial Service in St Paul's Cathedral is scheduled for 2020. The date will be confirmed in January 2020 and published on this website.

A DVD of the 2017 Service of Dedication is available to purchase via this link

On 15th December 2017, The Reverend Canon Professor Peter J Galloway OBE will publish the new History of the Order following its original publication in 1996.

Copies of the new History of the Order are obtainable from:

Worcestershire Medal Service Ltd, 56 Broad Street, Sidemoor, Bromsgrove, B61 8LL via this link or telephone 01527 835 375.

It may also be ordered through all good bookstores. ISBN: 9780995553132 Price £39.99

Details of future events will be published on this page in due course.

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