MVS Returns to All Hallows for our 25th Anniversary
In our early years the MVS held a thanksgiving service each year at All Hallows-by-the-Tower.
The church is one of the oldest, if not the oldest in London.
It was first established in 675 and its proximity to the Tower of London meant that it acquired royal connections, with Edward IV making one of its chapels a royal chantry.
The church was badly damaged by an explosion in 1650 which was caused when barrels of gunpowder being stored in the churchyard exploded.
It only narrowly survived the Great Fire of London in 1666 only to fall foul of the Blitz.
The RNXS laid up its colours in All Hallows and to celebrate our 25th year the MVS is returning to the City of London and All Hallows for a service of celebration on Thursday 4th April 2019.
We hope to see every unit represented and have planned the service for 15:00 to allow people to travel from all corners of the country and still return home.
Chair of Council, David Hughes said, “We hope to see as many of our members and their partners as possible and all are welcome regardless of faith”.