Travel Information for Those Attending Society Events
There are three main religious observances each year. The commemoration and Mass at the site of the martyrdom, the Banqueting House in Whitehall, is held on S. Charles’s Day, 30th January. When the 30th January falls on a Sunday it is customary to transfer the observance to the following Monday. Wreath laying and prayers are offered at 11.40 a.m. near the site of the martyrdom. The bust of S.Charles which is above the main entrance to the Banqueting House was given by the Society and it is this image upon which a laurel is placed. High Mass is at noon within The Banqueting House. The nearest Underground station is Westminster; Charing Cross station is also nearby.
Restoration Day is kept as our Annual Festival usually on the nearest Saturday to 29th May and we have recently been pleased to celebrate the Solemn Mass and hold the annual general meeting at S.Andrew-by-the Wardrobe, Queen Victoria Street in the City of London, nearest underground, Blackfriars, St Paus station is also nearby. The mass starts at 11 a.m. and the AGM follows.
The Nativity of S.Charles is kept on or near 19th November, the location and time are advertised in Church and King.