The Annual Order of the Garter Service and Ceremony at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle has been cancelled for 2017. It will be the first time since 1948 that the Service hasn’t taken place. Click HERE to read about last year’s Garter Service.
Buckingham Palace released a statement;
As announced by the government, the State Opening of Parliament will take place on Monday 19th June following the General Election. To allow Her Majesty to attend in support of the parliamentary and constitutional process, the Queen’s programme of engagements has been revised. As a result, the annual service for the Order of the Garter, which had been due to take place on 19th June, has been cancelled. Knights of the Garter and others due to attend have been informed.