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.”
Wednesday 10th April was the regular meeting of Wike Mark Lodge no 142 and the Lodge took the opportunity of inviting a number of non-Mark Masons with the purpose of explaining to them what the Mark Degree is all about and why we all enjoy it so more “Wike Mark 142 – Whats it all about?”
Middleton Lodge of Royal Ark more “Middleton 1303 – RAM Installation & Mark Advancement in single evening”
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”
Yesterday saw the meeting of Peace Lodge of MMMs No 681 at Uppermill Masonic Hall, where some 60 Brethren from West Yorkshire and East Lancashire Provinces got together to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of that Lodge.
Why East Lancs Masons you may well ask? During the presentation of the history of the Lodge, the reason became clear – the Founders of more “East meets West at Peace Mark 681 (West Yorks)”
On Tuesday 19th March, 22 Acting Provincial Officers of the year accompanied the PGM RWBro Alexander Sillars McLaren together with his Deputy PGM VWBro John Hartley Smith and Assistant PGMs WBro Gerald Noel Howard Young and VWBro David Hedley Thompson to the more “St Andrews Mark Lodge No 34 – 150th Celebration Meeting”
Apologies seemed to go on for quite a while as 10 members names were read out as not being able to attend the lodge meeting. It seemed a lot yet the Lodge room felt pleasantly occupied. The March Meeting of Adoniram Mark Lodge 1065 was planned as a lecture which included a visit by the Assistant Provincial Grand Master VWBro David Hedley Thompson accompanied by more “Adoniram 1065 – few but generous Mark Masons.”