Open Meeting: The Royal Maundy Ceremony

Our next Open Meeting will be on the Wednesday before Easter week, and it will be devoted to an old (but really: old) English Easter tradition: The Royal Maundy Ceremony

Now, Maundy Thursday is the Thursday before Easter, and very probably that isn’t news for you, but: What is the „Royal Maundy Ceremony“? And what has the age of Queen Elizabeth II to do with it?
Ok, the ceremony dates back to about 1200 (some even say: to 600), and it involves the giving of coins, very special coins…

Curious to know more? Our DBG Dresden member Dr Michael Hebeis will tell us all about it at our next Open Meeting:

The Royal Maundy Ceremony

Wednesday, 5 April 2017, 19:00 hrs at lovely England, England Café,
Martin-Luther-Straße 25

Entry is free and all are welcome, so come along, bring your friends and enjoy!

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