MCF 2021 Festival News

  • Members and visiting brethren of Phoenix Lodge No 1730 were most honoured and delighted to receive Assistant Provincial Grand Master Dave Walmsley, at their installation meeting to witness the installing master Mike Moran install Jim Jones as master of the lodge for the ensuing year and indeed, for the first time in Jim’s masonic career. […]

  • The brethren of Mersey Lodge No 5199, with their guests gathered at Ormskirk Masonic Hall, to witness the installation of William Knibb as their new WM and it is the third time that William has been WM for Mersey Lodge. For the evening’s ceremony the lodge was honoured by the presence of Colin Jenkins Chairman […]

  • A successful ballot at the previous meeting saw Lodge of Peace and Unity No 314 install Assistant Provincial Grand Master David Winder, as the next master of the lodge. The principal guest of the evening was Steven Reid accompanied by Assistant Provincial Grand Masters Harry Cox and David Grainger. They were supported by Past Provincial […]

  • John Harrop was proclaimed as the WM of Stretford with Trafford Lodge No 4379 for the seventh time at the installation meeting held at Swinton Masonic Hall. The principal guest was Deputy Provincial Grand Master Phillip Gunning accompanied by grand officers, APrGM Dave Walmsley, Tony Edden and Alex Neilson. Also, Eccles Group Chairman Stuart Boyd […]

  • Kevin Taylor was installed into the chair of King Solomon at the installation meeting of Astley and Ellesmere Lodge No 730 held at Chorley Masonic Hall. Provincial Junior Grand Warden Peter Allen was the principal guest who declared that Kevin had been installed ‘in fine style’ when he congratulated him following his installation. Peter was […]

  • It would be easy to be so overjoyed by the advent of the new sky blue floor team, appointed and invested at the installation meeting of Lodge of Triumph No 1061, that we forget that the whole event was a brilliant exhibition of Masonic ritual. North Fylde Group Chairman Duncan Smith, the principal guest for […]

  • An unexpected treat was in store for Paul Cowan, master elect of St Anne’s Lodge No 2457 on his installation into the master’s chair of this fine old lodge. Being installed into the chair of King Solomon was obviously the main purpose of the meeting but receiving Regional Charity Steward Ted Rhodes as the principal […]

  • At a meeting of Warton Lodge No 8411, the brethren were honoured to have as their guests both the regional and group charity stewards Geoff Bury and Simon Hanson respectively. Geoff and Simon didn’t just drop in out of the blue on the off chance of a meal, but were there to present the lodge […]

  • The Provincial Grand Master, Tony Harrison, invites you once again to walk the bay in aid of the West Lancashire MCF 2021 Festival. The main Provincial event for 2018 is the Raven Winder Walk, on Sunday 3 June 2018 at 1:00pm. However, for those who are unable to take part in that event or indeed […]

  • James Edwards was installed in the chair of King Solomon at the installation meeting of Swinton Lodge No 6100 held at Swinton Masonic Hall. The venerable Alan Wolstencroft was there representing the PrGM Tony Harrison, accompanied by grand officers Tony Edden and Alec Neilson, Provincial Grand Steward David Marlor and Eccles Group Vice Chairman Patrick […]

  • Members and friends of Lodge of Tranquillity No 3877 gathered in the Geoffrey Hirst Masonic Suite in Woolton Golf Club to celebrate a glorious golden jubilee of the WM Alan Samuel Carter. The lodge was opened in due form and after the usual business had been conducted, Provincial Deputy Grand Director of Ceremonies Mark Barton […]

  • Silverdale Lodge No 6926 kick started the Lancaster and District Group new year, with Carl Horrax being installed into the chair of King Solomon in an exceptionally delightful manner. The lodge room at Silverdale Masonic Hall was at capacity as the brethren gave a very warm welcome to Assistant Provincial Grand Master David Grainger, who […]