November 2018

Monthly Archives

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    Principals proclaimed at Fermor Hesketh

    The companions and visitors of Fermor Hesketh Chapter No 1350 gathered at the Litherland Masonic Hall to witness Kenneth (Ken) Meath being proclaimed as first principle for a second year. The companions were pleased and honoured to have the presence of Anthony (Tony) Hall, Assistant to the Provincial Grand Principals as their principal guest for […]

  • FROTH hold their annual Christmas lunch

    It’s that time of year again, with many festive celebrations happening within the Ormskirk and Bootle Group. One of the annual yearly celebrations which involves many of the members from the group, coming together is the ‘Friends of the hall’ (FROTH) Christmas lunch. This is held at the Litherland Masonic Hall and again this year […]

  • Too-whit Too-whoo

    As a holder of grand rank and being a past Provincial Second Grand Principal Chris Band will have been greeted and saluted on many occasions. However, the salutations he received at the Grange over Sands Methodist church hall were undoubtedly unique. In his capacity as the WM of Arthur John Brogden Lodge No 1715 Chris, […]

  • Bible dedication at Lodge Amounderness

    The recent meeting of Lodge Amounderness No 7105 at Garstang Masonic Hall, marked a special landmark in the history of this lodge, as over 60 brethren gathered to celebrate the re-dedication of their newly refurbished Bible. The Bible was published in the late 18th century and has been in the ownership of Lodge Amounderness since […]

  • Colin takes 50 in his stride

    Brethren of True Light Lodge of Friendship No 2963 gathered at Warrington Masonic Hall to celebrate Colin Daniels 50 years in Freemasonry. Principal guest was Kevin Poynton, accompanied by Dennis Rudd, Jack Forsythe, Gordon Amos and group chairman Andy Barton. He was assisted by Ian Halsall and Stephen Clarke. The lodge was opened with ease […]

  • A night with the stars at the Opera House

    The Provincial Grand Master, Tony Harrison has approved the main fund raising event for 2019 in aid of the West Lancashire MCF 2021 Festival. The event ‘A night with the Stars’ will be held at the Opera House, Blackpool on 6 April 2019 starting at 19:30. The show stars Jim Davidson, Anita Harris, Mick Miller, […]

  • Great Scott

    Ulverston Masonic Hall was the setting for the installation meeting of Furness Chapter No 995. Traditionally the members of the chapter are drawn mainly, but not exclusively, from Lodge of Furness No 995 and Ulverston Lodge No 7872. The pre-eminent guest on the evening was Assistant to the Provincial Grand Principals Duncan Smith who had […]

  • Albert celebrates a diamond jubilee

    Albert (Bert) Edward Hannah of Ormskirk Priory Lodge No 4007 celebrated 60 years in Freemasonry at their lodge meeting. Bert had been initiated into Liberty Lodge No 3888 on Saturday 27 September 1958. The celebration was led by Assistant Provincial Grand Master Frank Umbers, who was accompanied by the Ormskirk and Bootle Group Chairman Graham […]

  • Group holds joint Christmas Fayres

    The Ormskirk and Bootle Group held their annual Christmas Fayre, but this year for the first time a fayre was held at both of the group’s masonic halls one being in Litherland and the other in Ormskirk, both on the same day and at the same time. At both fayre’s the support from the lodges […]

  • John enjoys an evening sojourn with Temperance

    Temperance Chapter No 2714, which was founded in 1908, has just completed the annual ceremony of installation, thus the officers who have been invested, will be the men with the honour of taking it through its centennial year. In an absolutely delightful ceremony, Karl Brennan as first principal of the chapter, opened the proceedings in […]