May 2019

Monthly Archives

  • Pure gold at David Elwell’s 50th celebration

    Brethren of Thornton and Cleveleys Lodge No 3854 welcomed Assistant Provincial Grand Master David Randerson to Cleveleys Masonic Hall. David was accompanied by the North Fylde Group Deputy Chairman Tony Hough and an array of grand officers from all over the Province, to celebrate David Elwell’s 50th year in Masonry. The master Howard Shaw opened […]

  • Charity marks a successful group dinner

    The Lancaster and District Group were honoured to host a visit by Deputy Provincial Grand Master Philip Harry Gunning to their group dinner held at Wyrebank, Garstang. Group chairman Neil McGill, vice chairman Scott Devine and group secretary Chris Larder, together with Assistant to the Provincial Grand Principals Chris Butterfield were delighted to welcome Philip, […]

  • Paul is installed as the WM of GLIM

    Garston Lodge of Installed Masters No 9403 is, as its name would suggest, a lodge for those brethren who have previously occupied the chair of King Solomon. Formed in 1991 and still boasting a number of its founding fathers, the lodge installed Paul Baines as its new WM, conducted superbly by last minute stand in […]

  • Marquis of Lorne Chapter 100 not out

    The British celebration of traditions can be attributed greatly to the Victorians, as Victorian appreciation of nostalgia and the gothic tradition of literature and other facets of culture relied so much on history. Victorians also showed great enthusiasm for the celebration of British greatness (like the hugely popular 1851 Great Exhibition). Today Marquis of Lorne […]

  • Everton Lodge host a superb ‘Ladies to Dine’

    Everton Lodge No 823 brought their season to a close with a ‘Ladies to Dine’ festive board. The lodge meeting was opened in the usual manner and standard business covered with due regularity. A ballot took place to admit as a joining member Phil Eddows, which proved to be in the affirmative and after hearing […]

  • Harthill welcomes back an old friend

    Having served the lodge diligently for over 40 years, but then relocating to Rutland, Harthill Lodge No 8443 were delighted to welcome back George Samuel Hudson to celebrate his 50 years in Freemasonry. The evening, which was held at Garston Masonic Hall, afforded the brethren of the lodge an opportunity to welcome George back, some four […]

  • A glittering star initiation

    The WM and brethren of Shalom Lodge No 7541 hosted Lodge Glittering Star No 322 (Irish Constitution) to Southport Masonic Hall, where they exercised their travelling warrant to open their lodge and perform a first degree ceremony according to ancient Irish ritual. Ed Mawdsley WM of Shalom Lodge opened the lodge with the assistance of […]