MCF 2021 Festival News

  • Over 45 members and guests attended the installation meeting of the Warrington Temple Lodge No 6420 to see Andrew Barton (Andy) the Warrington Group Chairman, being installed in the chair of King Solomon for the third time at Warrington Masonic Hall. The lodge was highly honoured by the presence of Assistant Provincial Grand Master Kevin […]

  • The brethren of Merchants’ Lodge No 241 have held their annual installation meeting at Liverpool Masonic Hall where they were honoured to receive Assistant Provincial Grand Master David Grainger and the Chairman of Liverpool Group Mark Matthews. David Grainger was accompanied on his journey from Barrow-in-Furness to Liverpool by five acting Provincial grand officers Steve […]

  • Richard Maddocks was installed into the WM’s chair of Festival Lodge No 8123, for the third time in an excellent ceremony led by the retiring master Martin Wootton. The principal guest on this occasion was Assistant Provincial Grand Master David Winder. He was accompanied by the Preston Group Vice Chairman Geoff Saul, the group membership […]

  • Prince of Architects Lodge No 4188 held its installation meeting at Litherland Masonic Hall, where the brethren were proud to give a very warm welcome to the guest of honour, Provincial Grand Master James Anthony (Tony) Harrison, accompanied by the Provincial team, orchestrated very ably by the Provincial Grand Director of Ceremonies Keith Kemp, assisted […]

  • Brethren of Warton Lodge No 8411 were honoured to welcome the Provincial Junior Grand Warden Peter Stuart Allen as the representative of the Provincial Grand Master Tony Harrison, together with the Lancaster and District Group Vice Chairman Neil McGill. Also in attendance were grand officers John Robson, Steve Gregory, acting Provincial grand officers Steve Plevey, […]

  • The Masonic season kicked off in fine style with North Meols Chapter No 5828 installation, which saw John Karran installed into the chair as first principal. Paul Hardman and Peter Wall were installed as second and third principals respectively. It was a well-attended ceremony with 46 members and guests enjoying a high calibre ceremony, which […]

  • Members of Cuerden Lodge No 6018 held their annual installation meeting over at Wellington Park, Leyland. It was a quiet but significant affair in the lodge’s history as Ian Hainsworth became the WM for the fifth time in his Masonic career. Lodge WM Michael Frankland opened the lodge and transacted the initial business before the […]

  • Companions of Corinthian Chapter No 2350 were honoured and delighted to receive Assistant to the Provincial Grand Principals Ian Cuerden to their installation at Hindley Masonic Hall. Ian was accompanied by fellow grand officers, including Stanley Oldfield and Brian Fairhurst. Geoffrey Porter (group chairman), a member of the chapter, was in support with fellow group […]

  • Members and regular visitors of Flixton Lodge No 4869 were most pleased and delighted to receive David Durling as the representative of the Provincial Grand Master at their installation meeting where Denis Tierney was to be proclaimed as master for a second and ensuing year. The meeting, held at the Urmston Masonic Hall, was well […]

  • The members and guests of Rockhaven and Horwich Lodge No 2324 were honoured to receive Andy Wiltshire as the representative of the Provincial Grand Master Tony Harrison for the installation of Allan Shields into the chair of King Solomon. Andy was accompanied by a galaxy of fellow grand lodge officers; Frank Wilkinson, Bill Huck, John […]

  • The installation meeting of Preston Portcullis Chapter No 6316 proved a special occasion for the chapter as the principal guest was the Grand Superintendent Tony Harrison. Tony was accompanied by Assistant to the Provincial Grand Principals Ian Cuerden, the Preston Group Chairman Steve Bolton and grand officers Bill Seddon, Ian Greenwood and Stan Rigby. The […]

  • Scorton Lodge No 5791 held its installation meeting at Wyrebank, Garstang, where the brethren were proud and delighted to give a very warm welcome to the guest of honour and representative of the Provincial Grand Master James Edward Woods (Jim), together with the Lancaster and District Group Chairman Jim Wilson, group secretary Scott Devine, grand […]