Saturday, April 6 saw 46 light-hearted people get together for a Manchester City cruise. At the time of booking a hot & cold buffet was planned but at the last moment, the cruise company called to say that due to good numbers a 3-course lunch would be served at no more “Manchester City Canal Cruise.”
Following the sell-out of next Saturdays Manchester Ship Canal Cruise, this morning WBro T.Stewart Mills announced another event to raise funds for the East Lancs Mark 2021 Festival.
Stewarts sponsored Bungee Jump from Manchester’s tallest building will take place as soon as clearance has been obtained from the Local Authority. more “Manchester Bungee Jump”
Way out on the outer rim of the Province deep in darkest Burnley works a small Mark Lodge know as Scarlett with Gawthorpe No 1014. Merrily working away at Mark Masonry in a happy and content manner at Burnley Masonic Hall. The hall itself is a bit too big for this Mark Lodge but i more “Merrily working away at Mark Masonry”
George Farnworth Nuttall Mark Lodge of Mark Master Masons No 1405 were very pleased to hear they had almost achieved Patron Status in their 2021 Festival efforts.
The latest meeting of GF Nuttall on the more “GF Nuttal 1405 – Patron Honorific not far away.”
The newly installed Commander knew he had to deliver the opening and closing ritual in the RAM plus, as Gawthorpe RAM and Shuttleworth Allied Council share the same night, he had the same to deliver in the Allied Masonic Degree too. If you know these two orders then you are aware the ritual for both is similar but different enough to really throw you at certain parts more “Gawthorpe Ram receives 2021 Honorific”
At Middleton Masonic Hall last night, one of the oldest Lodges in the Province, Faith 20 held their Mark meeting preceded by a brief meeting of the RAM Lodge. In attendance was the Deputy PGM, VWBro John Hartley Smith who was accompanied by a Deputation of more “Faith 20 Mark & RAM”
On Tuesday 12th February Quatuor Legati Mark Lodge No 1165 held their meeting with 20 Mark Masons in attendance.
Representing the Provincial Grand Master, WBro Keith Doyle witnessed the Advancement of Bro.Gordon Haswell Hartley. The Ceremony was started by the WM WBro Derek Bennett and completed with the assistance of WBro Dennis Scowcroft who did an outstanding job.
This was followed by WBro Bennett being proclaimed WM for a further year.
A long but very enjoyable evening was concluded by an excellent 4 course meal, completion of a Double Chance Draw Card (winner WBro C Whalley) and the usual toasts.
WBro T Stewart Mills PPGSO