New Members & Promotions

October 2019

  • Derek MacDonald is appointed Maître-Sabreur at The Cricklade House Hotel.

 

  • On 25th October 2019, the 20th Anniversary Gala Dinner and 39e Grand Chapitre Brittannique, was held at The Millennium Gloucester Hotel, London. During the Chapitre, the following Members were made Chevaliers of the Order of The Golden Sabre:

  • Alex Katikova

  • Rupert Dove

  • Claire Sheehan

  • Pamela Howes

  • David Amodu

  • Mojisola Amodu

  • Karen Brewer

  • Tristan Walker-Buckton

  • Rebecca Walker-Buckton

  • Jane Walker-Buckton

  • Eloise Robinson

  • Michael Howes MBE

  • Malcolm Hawthorne

  • Nicholas Somers

  • Raqia Bibi

  • Mohananthan Kuhananthan

Also at that Chapitre, the following were promoted to Officers of the Order of The Golden Sabre:

  • Shari Casey

  • Kiran Nehra

  • Leslie Cuthbert

  • Lydia Inglett

  • Tim MacAndrews TD

  • Luis Hui

  • Sonia Bond BEM

  • Keith St. Pier

  • Alan South

  • Anthony Moran

  • Edward Kendall MBE

  • Paul Hoddinott CB OBE

  • Ellen Hoddinott

.....promoted to Commander of the Order of The Golden Sabre were:

  • Paul Herbage MBE

  • John Slater

  • Karen Smith

  • David Herbert

  • Barry Knight

  • Cory Wordlaw

  • David Court

  • Samantha Perera

  • Sandy Perera

.....promoted to Dame Commander of the Order of The Golden Sabre were:

  • Peggy Williams

  • Alicia Williams

  • Ami White

  • Samantha Rhodes

.....and promoted as Knight Commanders of the Order of The Golden Sabre were:

  • Sylvern Stephenson

  • John Amand

  • Tom White

  • Ken Chapronière

  • Adrian Smith

All of the above were also invested in the appropriate ranks of the Confrérie du Sabre d'Or.

September 2019

We welcome the following new Members:

  • Tom Henderson

  • Mohanananthan Kuhananthan

  • Raqia Bibi

On 5th September at the Ouverture du Caveau of Grantley Hall, Tom Henderson was made a Chevalier of the Order of The Golden Sabre and intronised as a Chevalier and Maître-Sabreur of the Confrérie du Sabre d’Or.

August 2019

We welcome the following new Members:

  • Hette Spies

  • Kevin McKee

  • Tristan Walker-Buckton

  • Rebecca Walker-Buckton

  • Jane Walker-Buckton

  • Jackie Comfort

  • Malcolm Comfort

  • Bridget Stevenson

On 7th August at a Chapitre held at The Rubens at the Palace Hotel, Officer and Maître-Sabreur Stefan Otto was made Commander of the Order of The Golden Sabre. Also at that Chapitre, Hette Spies was made a Chevalier of the Order of the Golden Sabre and Caveau Maître-Sabreur for the Rubens at the Palace Hotel. Hette and Stefan were duly Intronised in their ranks of the Confrérie du Sabre d'Or.

On 21st August at a Chapitre held at the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin, Officer JP Kavanagh (General Manager of the Shelbourne) was made Consul-Général for The Republic of Ireland.

July 2019

We welcome the following new Members:

 

  • David Amodu

  • Mojisola Amodu

  • Michael Howes MBE

  • Pamela Howes

  • Rupert Dove

  • John Mansfield

On 5th July 2019 at a Chapitre held at The Grim's Dyke Hotel, Chevalier Antony Richards was made an Officer of the Order of The Golden Sabre and Officer Jevan Morris RD was made a Commander of the Order. They were duly intronised in their ranks of the Confrérie du Sabre d'Or.

With effect from 14th July 2019, Mr Bob Weldon-Gamble is made Maître-Sabreur of the Confrérie du Sabre d'Or.

June 2019

We welcome the following new Members:

  • Alex Katikova

  • Claire Sheehan

  • James Hemming

 

On 1st June 2019 at a Chapitre held at the Danesfield House Hotel, the following Chevalier was made an Officer of the Order of the Golden Sabre and was also invested as an Officier of the Confrérie du Sabre d'Or:

  • Mike Shepherd

At a Chapitre held at Le Vacherin restaurant in Chiswick on 17th June 2019, the following were invested as Chevaliers of the Order of the Golden Sabre:

  • Marco Cristaldi

  • Nicola Friell

  • Anthony Komedera

  • Nikolay Tarasov

They were also intronised as Chevaler-Sabreurs of the Confrérie du Sabre d'Or.

Marco Cristaldi was also made Maître-Sabreur of Le Vacherin Caveau.

The following Members were made Échevins to the Embassy with immediate effect:

  • Grand Commandeur Neil Sherry

  • Officier Jonathan Curran

The following Officier was appointed Connétable de Kent:

  • Nikki Curran

On 21st June at the Ouverture du Caveau Cricklade House Hotel, James Hemming was made a Chevalier of the Order of The Golden Sabre and intronised as a Chevalier and Maître- Sabreur of the Confrérie du Sabre d’Or

May 2019

We welcome the following new members:

  • Nikolay Tarasov

  • Anthony Komedera

  • Paolo Guarini

  • Valerio Colombo

At the Chapitre held at Hotel Xenia on 9th May, the hotel was appointed a Caveau de Sabrage. Also at that Chapitre, Paolo Guarini and Valerio Colombo were appointed Maître-Sabreurs and became Chevaliers of the Order of the Golden Sabre.

Chevalier Medina Williamson was promoted to Officer of the Order.

The above named were also intronised in their ranks of the Confrérie du Sabre d'Or.

April 2019

We welcome the following new members:

  • Mark Slinger

  • Andrew Ford

  • Liam Scott Warwick

  • Adam Youngjohns

On 26th April the Spring Gala Dinner and 38e Grand Chapitre Brittannique, was held at The Royal Over-Seas League, London. During the Chapitre, the following Members were made Chevaliers of the Order of The Golden Sabre:

  • Lorenzo Beltrame

  • Paul Sutton

  • Neil Warrillow

  • David Murray

  • Brooke Sherry

  • Sarah Askew

  • Chris Taylor Reed

  • Mark Slinger

  • Rupert Edwards

  • Alexei Samarenko 

Also at that Chapitre, the following were promoted to Officers of the Order of The Golden Sabre:

  • Suzanne Brooks

  • Peter Scrafton

  • Joe Askew

  • Clare Askew

  • Sandra Herbert

  • Rohan Leslie

  • Marcia Leslie

  • Justin Anderson

  • Julian Squire

.....promoted to Commander of the Order of The Golden Sabre was:

  • Stephen Kennard

.....and promoted to Knight Commanders of the Order of The Golden Sabre were:

  • Paul Follows

  • Neil Sherry

All of the above were also invested in the appropriate ranks of the Confrérie du Sabre d'Or.

On 12th April at a Chapitre held at the Ouverture de Caveau of Middlethorpe Hall Hotel in York, the following were made Chevaliers of the Order of The Golden Sabre:

  • Liam Scott Warwick

  • Mark Knowles

...also at that event, Liam Warwick was established as Maître-Sabreur de Caveau and Adam Youngjohns was made Deputy Maître-Sabreur.

March 2019

We welcome the following new members:

  • Lorenzo Beltrame

February 2019

We welcome the following new members:

  • Mark Knowles

  • Nicola Friell

  • Neil Warrillow

  • Paul Sutton

  • Alexei Samarenko

  • David Murray

  • Brooke Sherry

  • Chris Taylor Reed

  • Rupert Edwards

January 2019

We welcome the following new members:

  • Lindsay Pilling

  • Sarah Askew

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