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Events and Talks
2022 -2023

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Wednesday 6 April 7pm Zoom
Canon Martin Poll talking about
the Royal Chapel in the Park.

The Reverend Canon Martin Poll was installed as a Canon of Windsor on Monday 1 October; Canon Poll is both the Canon Chaplain and Chaplain to the Great Park.

Born in Enfield, Canon Poll attended Edmonton County School and then Kent University at Canterbury.  He undertook theological training at Ripon College Cuddesdon.  Following three years as a Curate at John Keble Church, Mill Hill he joined the Royal Navy in 1990.  Amongst his Naval appointments he served as Chaplain at HMS Raleigh where Ratings’ initial training takes place and BRNC Dartmouth which is the training establishment for Royal Naval Officers.  He was Chaplain to Commando Helicopter Squadrons when he spent the majority of his time in Bosnia, Northern Ireland and Norway.   HMS Invincible and HMS Illustrious were major postings, the former involving air operations over Iraq.  In addition, Canon Poll has spent time at the Defence Academy in Canberra, Australia, at the Fleet Air Arm memorial Church at RNAS Yeovilton and at Faslane in Scotland.  More recently he was Chaplain of HM Naval Base in Portsmouth, an Honorary Canon of Portsmouth Cathedral and Archdeacon for the Royal Navy.  He is married with two children.

2022 – 2023

The events team are currently arranging further talks for the future, and we will post them on this website as soon as the speakers have confirmed dates.

In the meantime we wish everyone a safe and healthy summer.