This Sunday sees our annual parade at Ripple Church. This commerates our founder Peter Young and additionally remembering those members that have passed away this year.
It has now been confirmed that the plaque to commemorate our Founder, Brigadier Peter Young, will be in place for the annual commemoration service. A special service of consecration will, therefore, take place this year in St. Mary’s Church, Ripple. You are invited to join the Yeomen of the Knot for this unique event. Regiments are requested to send a colour party. The Parade: For those wishing to march to the church, muster near the village hall in School Lane for 10.00 hours, and report to either the Adjutant of Yeomen, Ray Attwood, or the Yeomen Ensign, Dave Murry-Fenwick. The Service: This will commence at 11.00 hours and will last for about an hour. It will be immediately followed by the usual ceremony in honour of Peter and his wife Joan. This will take place besides Joan’s grave in the churchyard. The Book of Remembrance: Following the above, there will be an opportunity to view the book which records the names of Sealed Knot members who have died. The nearby Railway Hotel is a welcoming and popular venue serving food and drink, prior to journeys home