April 2017

Monthly Archives

  • ‘The Empire Strikes Back’ – in Maghull

    Celebrating 15 years and 180 monthly meetings, the Maghull Young Adults Social Club (MYASC) were delighted to welcome a number of Star Wars characters from ‘Order 66’ and the ‘Mint Imperials’, who turned up to the birthday party. In January whilst attending a Burns Night organised by Abercrombie Lodge No 3699, Phil Marshall, a former […]

  • Masonic Poet’s corner

    Many things have been written about Freemasonry in countless books and in papers to be delivered to Masonic research associations, but how many of us know that there is wealth of beautiful material about Freemasonry written in the form of poems. Some of the world’s greatest men of letters who were Freemasons themselves, have written […]

  • John Boyes is master of St Bartholomew Lodge

    The brethren of St Bartholomew Lodge No 6074 were honoured by the presence of Malcolm Dewhurst representing the Provincial Grand Master Tony Harrison. Malcolm was accompanied by Frank Wilkinson, John Dutchman Smith, John Robson, Andy Wiltshire and Stephen Gregory and Chorley group vice chairman Peter Allen, plus acting Provincial officers Peter Hegarty, Bryn Hart, Peter […]

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    Froth holds annual race night

    The latest fundraising event organised by Friends of the Hall (Froth), again held within the dining hall at Litherland Masonic Hall, was their annual race night; this is usually held around the same time of the year as the Grand National and was their tenth. Froth is part of the Ormskirk and Bootle Group which […]

  • Alan is first principal of Scorton Chapter

    Scorton Chapter No 5791 was delighted to welcome the Provincial Grand Scribe Ezra, Peter Taylor as principal guest at its installation convocation at Wyrebank, Garstang. Peter was very pleased to have the support of fellow grand officers Tom Holroyd and Keith Jackson, together with acting Provincial officers Neil McGill and Stephen Jennings. Following the valedictory address […]

  • Peter celebrates jubilee at Penwortham

    Penwortham Chapter No 5874 recently held a celebratory convocation at Wellington Park, Leyland. There were a good number of companions at the Royal Arch meeting in order to celebrate the golden jubilee of Peter Robinson. Peter had joined Penwortham Chapter in April 1967 and is still an avid member today. The chapter was opened by […]

  • Salwick Chapter goes for experience

    The installation meeting of Salwick Chapter No 9115 saw past principals being installed as the second and third principals of the chapter. As the first principal elect was unable to attend the meeting on the designated day, it was agreed that his installation would be deferred until the following meeting of the chapter. His place […]

  • Dave’s second time round

    The brethren and friends of Rivington Lodge No 8013 gathered to celebrate the installation of Dave Thompson into the chair of King Solomon for a second time. The members of the lodge were honoured by the presence of Assistant Provincial Grand Master Stewart Seddon, accompanied by no fewer than six grand lodge officers, these being […]

  • Downshire celebrate Victoria Cross hero

    A small deputation of brethren led by WM Phil Clements and Adrian McLoughlin, of Downshire Lodge No 594, meeting at Liverpool, recently travelled to London to attend a very special ceremony which was held at Freemasons’ Hall. Unknown to many outside of the Masonic circle, the re-built Freemasons’ Hall, formally opened in 1933 as the […]

  • David becomes master of The King’s Lodge

    The brethren of The Kings Lodge No 3101 and their many guests recently gathered at Litherland Masonic Hall, for their installation ceremony and to see David Dougan installed as the new worshipful master. For the ceremony the lodge was honoured by the presence of the Assistant Provincial Grand Master, Robert Wright, as the principal guest, […]