Tuesday the 11 February Quatuor Legati Mark Lodge 1265 held their Installation meeting at Bolton Masonic Hall
In attendance was W.Bro Gerald Noel Howard Young the Assistant Provincial Grand more “Quatuor Legati Installation at Bolton”
Skelmersdale Mark 141 and its anchored Royal Ark Mariner Lodge have witnessed a major change in fortunes over the past 18 months. Committee meetings to discuss the future had been held, with fears the lodge would close. Skelmersdale Lodge was founded in 1871 and It was argued strongly that it should remain open and more “2021 Festival – First to Grand Patron Diamond”
On Wednesday the 5th February Middleton Mark No.1303 held their regular lodge meeting. At 6:45 pm the lodge was opened by the WM, WBro Andrew John Halford and in attendance was VWBro David H Thompson PGJO Assistant Provincial Grand more “Surprise Early Finish for Middleton Mark”
Rugby Football Mark Lodge No. 1965 met at Rochdale Masonic Hall on 30th January. The Provincial Grand Master, RWBro Alex McLaren was in attendance.
After the usual administrative items, more “Customary whistle and yellow cards in evidence”
Keep Mark Lodge No. 911 held its meeting on Thursday 23rd January 2020 at the Masonic Rooms Conservative Club in Clitheroe. Apparently the meeting room was originally a ballroom with a sprung dancefloor and stage. All that remains visible today is the huge vaulted ceiling and part of the stage behind the Worshipful Masters Chair. In its heyday, many famous bands had performed on the stage and the ballroom was more “Keep Mark 911 present two Grand Lodge Certificates”
On Monday 13th January, Mossley Mark Lodge met at lunchtime for the very first time. The Provincial Grand Master, RWBro. Alexander Sillars McLaren was in attendance along with 20 brethren.
The Lodge was opened at 11.00 am and the main business of the day was a talk by WBro. Paul Holt, PGJD on the early days of Mark Masonry. Following the meeting, the brethren retired to the more “Mossley Mark Lodge met at lunch for the very first time”
Starkie Mark Lodge No 159 held their latest meeting on 19th December at Accrington Masonic Hall Adelaide Street. It was a very wet and windy evening but the Master and brethren of Starkie Lodge still had a full summons to deliver for the meeting.
It was very pleasant to have the R.W.Provincial Grand Master Alexander Sillars McLaren in attendance with several visiting brethren from across the province. More of more “2021 Festival Grand Patron for Starkie Mark Lodge”